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Sub Plans for First Grade

Get ready to learn all about animals! In this week, students will learn about animals that live in different habitats. They will connect to literacy through classic stories like the *Three Little Pigs* and *The Very Hungry Caterpillar.*
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Learning Objectives

  • In this week, students will be able to:
    • Expand their knowledge of butterflies, ocean animals, alligators, and other creatures.
    • Connect ideas about animals through classic stories like Cat in the Hat, Three Little Pigs, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
    • Gather information from fictional and nonfiction sources and answer questions.
    • Conduct research with support to write poems, informative sentences, and a narrative about a fictional animal.
    • Add, subtract, and compare numbers with animal visuals as support.
    • Use imaginary storytelling and art to explore ideas about animals and their habitats,
    • Work with integrated social studies and science content in the form of literacy lessons.


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  • In general, this week-long packet breaks down into this approximate time frame each day:
    • Two to three hours of literacy
    • One hour of math
    • One hour of connected content (social studies and/or science)
    • Thirty minutes of art, movement, or fun

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