L.1.4a

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

 
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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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Making Vocabulary Meaningful

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

In first grade we teach children how to decode in order to read. Children also need to know the meaning of words in order to gain reading comprehension. This routine will help students learn and retain the meaning of new words.

 
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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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vocab
   

Laying the Foundation Day 1

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:

Instead of telling your students new word meanings, let them take ownership for their learning.

 
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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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Common Core ELA
 
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