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by Ashmeg
Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 11 & 12 (with Beach, Under the Sea; Subtraction)
Replies: 11
Views: 5993

Number Line Game

For math, it is suggested in week 12 to draw a chalk number line and practice subtraction. We made a very large one and I shouted out math sentences and my kids hopped to the answer. For example, I would say 10-4. He would stand on the ten, hop back 4 spaces and then tell me the answer. Both my kids...
by Ashmeg
Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 5 & 6 (with Trees; Shapes)
Replies: 16
Views: 7741

A Thankful Tree

Since we are at the start of fall, we started a thankful tree. Each Friday, we will write something we are thankful for on a paper leaf and hang from our thankful tree (a branch). We will do through Thanksgiving. This is not really educational, but is a nice kickoff for the next two week study on tr...
by Ashmeg
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 3 & 4 (with Flowers; Classifying, Numbers, Counting)
Replies: 21
Views: 8823

Re: 1st Grade - Weeks 3 & 4 (with Flowers)

Week 3- science- we learned how some insects spread pollen by doing this activity: I had juice boxes for them with a construction paper flower through the straw part and a plate of cheese puffs beside it. They were instructed to pretend to be a bee or butterfly and sip the nectar (juice) and eat the...
by Ashmeg
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:18 pm
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 1 & 2 (with Close to the Ground; Patterns/Sequence)
Replies: 22
Views: 12657

Re: 1st Grade - Weeks 1 & 2 (with Close to the Ground)

Week 1- science- we had worm pie for snack one day- a mixture of pudding, cream cheese, powdered sugar and butter- crushed cookies on top with gummy worms (not the healthiest thing- lol). We also watched wild kratt's a squirmy wormy (very informative!), a curious George episode about earthworms, mag...