L.1.4

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

 
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Stopping By The Woods

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Meaning from Poetry, Songs, and Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Meaning from Poetry, Songs, and Stories
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will engage in finding meaning in poems.

 
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Pictures In My Mind: Using Adjectives to Create Vivid Imagery, Day 1 of 2

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are going to use our senses and use adjectives to describe different foods.

 
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Learning to Recognize and Use Strong Verbs

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Grammar and Language Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What's so important about verbs? Come and find out!

 
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Getting to Know Adelita

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are looking at the traditional Cinderella story under a different lens - we are going to Mexico to see our Mexican Cinderella - Adelita!

 
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Pasture

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Meaning from Poetry, Songs, and Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Meaning from Poetry, Songs, and Stories
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Analyze a peaceful poem with vivid details and rich vocabulary.

 
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Introduction to Forces and Motion

1st Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion: Push, Pull, and Movement
1st Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion: Push, Pull, and Movement
Caroline Courter
Wilmington, NC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By engaging in play, students will explore the forces behind different motions.

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bouncing
   

Wemberly Worried Expanding Vocabulary

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Wemberly Worried
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Wemberly Worried
Laura Quellhorst
Faison, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Be a detective! Many texts have sayings that add to the meaning of the story, but students don't realize they have meaning. Students stop reading over these sayings and understand how they relate to story.

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Speaking and Listening While Learning Our Sight Words

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Speaking and Listening Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Speaking and Listening Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We all have sight word vocabulary that we're supposed to teach our students each week. This lesson will not only show how students can learn to decode and spell the words but to retain the words because they are using the words orally in sentences.

 
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Getting to Know Cendrillion

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When you think of Cinderella you think of the Disney version. Today we are going to the Caribbean and learning about Cinderella from the Caribbean perspective.

 
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Close Reading to Compare Characters

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Learning New Words and Making Discoveries
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Learning New Words and Making Discoveries
Sarah Collins
National City, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Your students will gain practice using close reading strategies to identify character traits.

 
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Laying the Foundation Day 2

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Learning New Words and Making Discoveries
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Learning New Words and Making Discoveries
Sarah Collins
National City, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Your student’s attention will become razor sharp when learning new or unfamiliar words.

 
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applying the foundation to

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.

Identify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking).

Common Core ELA
 
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