1st Grade / Week 9 / May 11-15


Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • Students will spend 60 – 90 minutes daily doing literacy activities – reading, listening, speaking, writing, and technology 
    • Read To Self for 15 minutes every day.  

      • Use books from your book box, your green Journeys books, or Epic! books website 

    • Listen to Reading for 15 minutes every day

      • A parent can read to you, use a website like Storyline Online, Bookflix, YouTube or Epic! 

    • Daily Writing for 15 minutes every day 

      • Do free writing about you and your life with a drawing to match.  

      • Do a page in your handwriting practice book 

Additional Literacy Activities: Please choose 1 or 2 tasks to do each day  

  1. Listen to the story, A Boat Disappears, using the link below. 

A Boat Disappears Lesson 29


  1.  Retell the story to someone in your family, a pet or a stuffed animal. Be sure to use these sentences to help you: 

  • The title of the story is ________________ 

  • It is a fiction story that takes place _______________________

  • The characters are ____________________ 

  • The mystery in the story is _____________ 

  • They solve the mystery by ______________ 

  • I liked this story because _______________ 


     3.  Create your own paper boat or leaf rubbing craft.  Click the link                 below for directions and ideas.   

Paper Boats 

How to Make a Paper Boat | Origami Boat | Origami Step by Step Tutorial

How to Make a Paper Boat (Canoe) for Kids that Floats - Origami Boat Tutorial

Leaf Rubbing Craft 

How to Make Leaf Rubbing Art

Can Turn In: 

Take a picture or video of any activity you do and load it to the “Portfolio” or “Messages” tab on Class Dojo  

     4.  Watch the video on cause & effect 

Cause and Effect Lesson


Now You Try It – Look at the pictures below.  Tell someone and then write what you think the cause was to match each picture. 






Take a picture of your paper or take a short video where you explain what you think the causes are and load it to Dojo

     5.  Watch the BrainPOPjr.. Video and play some of the                                            games to practice more cause & effect 

BrainPOPjr. : Cause and Effect

Username:  hartelementary 

Password:  hartman 

     6.  Watch & Write & Create – Watch the video on suffixes.   

Suffixes ful, less, ly, able | English Grammar for Grade 2 | Kids Academy


Now You Try It Write the words below with an –ly or –ful ending. Then pick some words to create a drawing and sentence to show what they mean. 

  • Slow + ly =    _________ 

  • Quiet + ly =    ________ 

  • Soft + ly =     _________ 

  • Sad + ly =     _________ 

  • Help + ful = _________ 

  • Play + ful = _________ 

  • Care + ful = _________ 

  • Pain + ful = _________ 

Mrs. Urbanski’s Example 

Take a picture of your paper and load it to Dojo 

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Online library for listening to reading 

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Online library for listening to reading 

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ABCya! • Learning Games and Apps for Kids

Educational games and activities to practice reading skills 

Weekly Learning Goals:

  • Students will identify and explain equal and unequal. 
  • Students will apply the vocabulary words (equal, unequal, halves, fourths) with the activities provided.

Choice Activities: