Grade K - 2 Learning Resources

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Resource suggestions to explore and consider as a way to support your family learning during school closures.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Interactive, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Reading

Author: Jamie Rumage

National P3 Center

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This document focuses on two fundamentals that should guide work across the PreK-3rd grade continuum: Child Development and Equity.

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Author: Amber havens

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This site provides lessons and other resources related to the grade 1 math curriculum for the San Francisco Unified School District. In Grade 1, instructional time should focus on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of addition, subtraction, and strategies for addition and subtraction within 20; (2) developing understanding of whole number relationships and place value, including grouping in tens and ones; (3) developing understanding of linear measurement and measuring lengths as iterating length units; and (4) reasoning about attributes of, and composing and decomposing geometric shapes.

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Math Choice Boards: 1st - 4th Grade (Summer Edition)

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This resource was created by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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Math Choice Boards: 1st - 4th Grade (Fall Edition)

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This resource was created by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Interactive

Universal Screener for Number Sense: Grade 1

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This series of interview-based screeners contains assessments for fall, winter, and spring, and are designed to serve both as indicators of struggle and measures of growth. All screeners are available in English and Spanish. The purpose for these assessments is to provide a series of interview-based screening assessments to: • help teachers to understand how their students are making sense of mathematics. • measure key number sense skills, concepts, and developmental milestones. • help teachers better understand how to support all students in accessing grade level content and accelerate learning. • inform RtI or MTSS Tiers 1 and 2: identify areas topics for whole class and small group instruction. • help teachers identify individual students who might need additional supports, and direct teachers toward high impact topics for instruction to accelerate learning. • identify students to whom the teacher might want to administer diagnostic assessments. • improve parent communication and collaboration.

Material Type: Assessment

Author: Forefront Education

Speaking K-2

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These resources are developed by ELPA and align with the ELP standards. They are organized by grade band and domain. They are designed to be used as lessons and for test practice.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Interactive, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Kelly Kalkofen

Writing K-2

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These resources are developed by ELPA and align with the ELP standards. They are organized by grade band and domain. They are designed to be used as lessons and for test practice.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Interactive, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Kelly Kalkofen

K-2 Seeking Help Lesson (Online/Offline Adaptation)

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The Oregon Department of Education released this online and offline lesson adaptation, as a part of the Distance Learning for All Erin's Law Toolkit for Districts. The lesson is an Advocates for Youth Rights, Respect, Responsibility (3Rs) Second Grade lesson entitled Seeking Help. The full lesson has been adapted by Mulnomah County Health Department to be more trauma-informed, more trans-inclusive, and to prompt more discussion about race and racism. This lesson focuses on the core sexuality education topics: Bullying and Abuse Prevention, Seeking Trusted Adults, and Feelings, which are foundational to child abuse prevention education. 3Rs Original Authors: Elizabeth Schroeder EdD MSW, Eva Goldfarb PhD, Nora Gelperin MEd

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Angie Foster-Lawson

Action ABC's: Learning Vocabulary With Verbs

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Creating an illustrated alphabet book of action words, from "attack" to "zap", reinforces the definition of verbs as it stretches and expands students' vocabulary.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

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A Project Based Learning Outline for Citizenship and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. To be used with 1st or 2nd Grade, as fitted with standards.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Halle McMillen

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Grade 1: Module 2 of the EL Education K-2 Reading Foundations Skills Block, part of the EL Education K-8 Language Arts Curriculum. The Skills Block provides one hour of structured phonics instruction, to be taught alongside Module Lessons and Labs. For more information on getting started with the K-2 Reading Foundations Skills Block, visit https://curriculum.eleducation.org/about-skills-blocks.

Material Type: Module

Author: EL Education

1st Grade "OR", "OAR", "ORE" Spelling Patterns

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This Lesson Plan was created by Molly Simpson. The attached Lesson Plan is designed for Grade 1 English Language Arts students. Students will be able to understand and spell the words using their knowledge of the various spellings of the same sound: "oar, "or", and "ore". This Lesson Plan can be used with small group instruction or with a whole class. This lesson plan adresses the following NDE Standards: . It is expected that this Lesson Plan will take students 20 to 80 minutes to complete depending on the use of small group or large group instruction.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Molly Simpson

Solving Problems by Mimicking Nature - Grade 1

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Elementary school lessons utilize local phenomenon and are organized by grade level. By organizing instruction around local phenomenon, students are provided with a reason to learn shifting the focus from learning about a disconnected topic to figuring out why or how something happens. #Going 3D with GRC

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: Jamie Rumage

Anchoring Phenomenon Routine for First Grade Space Systems: Patterns and Cycles

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The Anchoring Phenomenon Routine is the launch to student investigation around the anchoring phenomenon. This phenomenon will be the one that students will describe and explain, using disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices and crosscutting concepts in investigations. The Anchoring Phenomenon Routine will encourage thoughtful consideration of the phenomenon, initial models, connections to related phenomenon, discussions about the phenomenon and the creation of the KLEWS chart used for documenting student learning. In an Anchoring Phenomenon Routine, ​students​: ● Are presented with a phenomenon or design problem ● Write and discuss what they notice and wonder about from the initial presentation ● Create and compare initial models of the phenomenon or problem ● Identify related experiences and knowledge that they could draw upon to explain the phenomenon or solve the problem ● Construct a KLEWS Chart ● Identify potential investigations to answer the questions on the KLEWS Chart, adding the questions to the chart

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Grade 1 - Elementary Science and Integrated Subjects: Plants and Their Parts

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Elementary Science and Integrated Subjects is a statewide Clime Time collaboration among ESD 123, ESD 105, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Development of the resources is in response to a need for research- based science lessons for elementary teachers that are integrated with English language arts, mathematics and other subjects such as social studies. The template for Elementary integration  can serve as an organized, coherent and research-based roadmap for teachers in the development of their own NGSS aligned science lessons.  Lessons can also be useful for classrooms that have no adopted curriculum as well as to serve as enhancements for  current science curriculum. The EFSIS project brings together grade level teams of teachers to develop lessons or suites of lessons that are 1) focused on grade level Performance Expectations, and 2) leverage ELA and Mathematics Washington State Learning Standards.

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First Grade Elementary Science and Integrates Subjects-Sky Explorers

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The First Grade Elementary Framework for Science and Integrated Subjects, Sky Explorers uses observation of the sun and moon in the sky as a phenomena for exploring patterns of objects in the sky.  It is part of Elementary Framework for Science and Integrated Subjects project, a statewide Clime Time collaboration among ESD 123, ESD 105, North Central ESD, and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Development of the resources is in response to a need for research- based science lessons for elementary teachers that are integrated with English language arts, mathematics and other subjects such as social studies. The template for Elementary Science and Integrated Subjects  can serve as an organized, coherent and research-based roadmap for teachers in the development of their own NGSS aligned science lessons.  Lessons can also be useful for classrooms that have no adopted curriculum as well as to serve as enhancements for  current science curriculum. The EFSIS project brings together grade level teams of teachers to develop lessons or suites of lessons that are 1) pnenomena based, focused on grade level Performance Expectations, and 2) leverage ELA and Mathematics Washington State Learning Standards.