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January 2019

Lesson 1:  Determining the main topic and details in NonFiction books will be the focus. (LA.1.ELACC1RI2)

 

 Lesson 2: We will continue to work on Main Topic and Details using puzzles.(LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3).

 

 

 

 

 

September/October 2018

Lesson 1:

The Story "Where the Wild Things Are" will be shared as we discuss beginning, middle and end in stories. (LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3)

 

Lesson 2:

We will continue to work on retelling stories by focusing on key details along with other aspects.  Students will be "tweeting" out these important components of a story. (LA.1.ELACC1Rl2)

 

August/September 2018

Book care and a story will be the lesson - Dr. Bookcare will also be appearing for 1st. (LA.1.SL.2 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media; LA.1.SL.3 - Ask and answer questions about whqt a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood).

 

August 2018

Welcome to Alice's Media Wonderland.  Students will be lead through our media wonderland as they come for orientation and check out their first books. 

 

April 2018

Hatchimals will come to the media center as students work on text evidence in Fiction and NonFiction stories. How many will they be able to hatch?

 

January 2018

Determining the main topic and details in NonFiction books will be the focus. (LA.1.ELACC1RI2)

 

We will continue to work on Main Topic and Details using puzzles.(LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3).

 

 

 

October 2017

The Story "Where the Wild Things Are" will be shared as we discuss beginning, middle and end in stories. (LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3)

 

September 2017

Book care and a story will be the lesson - Dr. Bookcare will also be appearing for 1st. (LA.1.SL.2 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media; LA.1.SL.3 - Ask and answer questions about whqt a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood).

 

August 2017

"Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off to the Media Center We Go!" Students will be introduced to the Media Center with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme. Students will also begin checking out books. 

 

March/April 2017

Hatchimals will come to the media center as students work on text evidence in Fiction and NonFiction stories. How many will they be able to hatch?

 

January 2017

Central messages in stories will be the focus.  Biographies books will also be introduced. (LA.1.ELACClW8)

 

 

 

November/December 2016

Determining the main topic and details in NonFiction books will be the focus. (LA.1.ELACC1RI2)

 

We will continue to work on Main Topic and Details using puzzles.(LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3).

 

 

September/October 2016

The Story "Where the Wild Things Are" will be shared as we discuss beginning, middle and end in stories. (LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3)

 

 

September 2016

Book care and a story will be the lesson - Dr. Bookcare will also be appearing for 1st. (LA.1.SL.2 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media; LA.1.SL.3 - Ask and answer questions about whqt a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood).

 

August 2016

"There's No Place Like the Media Center"  Students will follow the "yellow brick road" and be introduced to the media center.  They will also be checking their first book.

 

April/May 2016

Take Me Out to the Ball Game! Spring Fever has struck and our last rotation of lessons will celebrate National Baseball Day.  Students will visit Finnegan's Field and Maddin Stadium to enjoy a baseball story, activity and small snack.

 

 

 

February 2016

Comparing/Contrasting will be the focus. (LA.1.ELA1R6.1)

 

January 2016

Central messages in stories will be the focus.  Biographies books will also be introduced. (LA.1.ELACClW8)

 

December 2015

We will continue to work on Main Topic and Details using puzzles.(LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3).

 

October/November 2015

The Story "Where the Wild Things Are" will be shared as we discuss beginning, middle and end in stories. (LA.1.CCSS.ELA.RL.1.3)

 

September 2015

Book care and a story will be the lesson - Dr. Bookcare will also be appearing for 1st. (LA.1.SL.2 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media; LA.1.SL.3 - Ask and answer questions about whqt a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood).

 

August 2015

Welcome to Alice's Media Wonderland.  Students will be lead through our media wonderland as they come for orientation and check out their first books. 

 

April 2015

Round Em Up and Come on Down to our Reading Roundup Western Theme - This will be our last rotation for the school year so students will have a fun lesson as they visit the Yippee-Yi-Yo-Ky-Yeah Ranch.  Students will enjoy a story, a western activity and small snack as we celebrate all the reading we have done this school year.

 

February 2015

Central messages in stories will be the focus.  Biographies books will also be introduced. (LA.1.ELACClW8)

 

October 2014

Identify parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents). (LA1ELACC1R15)

 

September 2014

Book care and a story will be the lesson - Dr. Bookcare will also be appearing for 1st. (LA.1.SL.2 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media; LA.1.SL.3 - Ask and answer questions about whqt a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood).

 

August 2014

"Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off to the Media Center We Go!" Students will be introduced to the Media Center with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme. Students will also begin checking out books.

 

April/May 2014

Our last rotation of the year will be a Camping Day.  Students will enjoy a story, a camping activity and small snack.  Up and at-em campers!!!

 

March/April 2014

Non Fiction Books will be the focus along with a Pebble Go Animal scavenger hunt. (LA.1.ELACC1RI10/LA.1.ELACC1RI5).

 

January/February 2014

Use primary encyclopedias focusing on Harriett Tubman, Roosevelt and George Washington Carver to answer information questions. (LA.1.ELACClRl10 – With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1).

 

December 2013

Distinguish between Fiction and NonFiction and how the call numbers are arranged.  A "Gingerbread" story will be shared with a yummy treat for all listeners. (LA.1.ELA1R6.a Reads and listens to a variety of texts for information and pleasure).

 
 

 

 

October/November 2013

Identify parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents).  (LA.1.ELACCRI5 - Know and use various text features (e.g. headings, table of contents, glossaries, eletronic menus, icons) to locate key factors or information in a text). 

 

September/October 2013

Book care and a story will be the lesson  - Dr. Bookcare will also be appearing for 1st.  (LA.1.SL.2 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media; LA.1.SL.3 - Ask and answer questions about whqt a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood).

 

August/September 2013

 

"There's No Place Like the Media Center"  Students will follow the "yellow brick road" and be introduced to the media center.  They will also be checking their first book.

 

 

 

 

April 2013

 

Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Spring Fever has struck and our last rotation of lessons will celebrate National Baseball Day.  Students will visit Finnegan's Field and Saylors Stadium to enjoy a baseball story, activity and small snack.

 

 

 

March 2013

The Mad Scientist will make an appearance as students hear the story "The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School" with a surprise experiment for all.  This will be a kick off activity to the upcoming Book Fair "Story Laboratory" incorporating science standards.

 

February 2013

Use primary encyclopedias focusing on Harriett Tubman, Teddy Roosevelt and George Washington Carver to answer information questions.

 

January 2013

Use dictionaries as information sources.

 

October/November 2012

Identify parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents).

 

September/October 2012

Book care and a story will be the lesson (Dr. Booklove will also be appearing for 1st).

 

August/September 2012

 

Welcome to Alice's Media Wonderland.  Students will be lead through our media wonderland as they come for orientation and check out their first books. 

 

April/May 2012

Round Em Up and Come on Down to our Reading Roundup Western Theme - This will be our last rotation for the school year so students will have a fun lesson as they visit the Yippee-Yi-Yo-Ky-Yeah Ranch.  Students will enjoy a story, a western activity and small snack as we celebrate all the reading we have done this school year.

 

March/April 2012
Students will become familiar with Dewey numbers and the nonfiction section of the media center.   The game Duck Duck Goose will be transformed into Duck Duck Dewey as students will quack their way through the nonfiction books reinforcing numbers as they go.

February/March 2012
Use primary encyclopedias to answer information questions.

January 2012
Use picture dictionaries as information sources.

November/December 2011
Distinguish between Fiction and NonFiction and how the call numbers are arranged.  A "Gingerbread" story will be shared with a yummy treat for all listeners.

October/November 2011
Identify parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents).

September/October 2011
Book care and a story will be the lesson (Dr. Booklove will also be appearing for 1st).

August/September 2011
"Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off to the Media Center We Go!"  Students will be introduced to the Media Center with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme.  Students will begin checking out books.

April/May 2011
Our last rotation of the year will be a Camping Day.  Students will enjoy a story, a camping activity and small snack.  Up and at-em campers!!!

March/April 2011
Students will become familiar with Dewey numbers and the nonfiction section of the media center.  The game Duck Duck Goose will be transformed into Duck Duck Dewey as students will "quack" their way through the nonfiction books reinforcing numbers as they go.

February/March 2011
Use primary encyclopedias to answer information questions.

January 2011
Use picture dictionaries as information sources.  We will begin discussing the different parts of a dictionary and the arrangement.

November/December 2010
Distinguish between Fiction and Non-Fiction and how the call numbers are arranged.  A "Gingerbread" story will be shared with a yummy treat for all listeners.

October/November 2010
Identify parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents).

September 2010

Book care and a story will be the lesson (Dr. Booklove and Nurse Caring will be teaching).