At Home in The Ocean
Journeys 1st Grade
Unit 3 Lesson 11
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Table of Contents
Color me by words to know/ Spelling p.5-6
Roll a Spelling Word p.7-9
Vocab Flash Cards p.10-11
Sea Life Nouns Cut + Paste p.12-13
Author’s Purpose Whale Craft p. 14-19
Classify and Categorize Colors p.20
Life as a Crab Writing p.22-27
At Home in The Ocean Tri-Fold p.28-29
Spelling/ High Frequency Practice p.30
Thanks + Credits p.31
Color Me By Words to Know/ Spelling- This is a coloring activity to practice the high frequency words and spelling words of the week.
Roll a Spelling Word- You will need a dice for this activity. Students will roll to find out what spelling word to write. They keep going until all squares are filled.
Vocab Flash Cards- Student practice the vocab words of the week by drawing pictures of the different vocab words.
Sea Life Nouns Cut + Paste- Students practice recognizing common and proper nouns.
Author’s Purpose Whale Craft- This is an adorable craft to help in practicing Author’s Purpose.
Classify and Categorize Colors- Students recognize colors that are in the rainbow and not.
Life as a crab Writing- This is an adorable writing activity that pairs nicely with the week’s selection.
At Home in The Ocean Tri-Fold- Print these sheets front to back. Students fold it like a brochure. Fill it out about the week’s selection
Spelling/ High Frequency Practice- Students will read, trace, write, and rainbow write the high frequency words and spelling words.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
These two standards are addressed in the tri-fold, and craft.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
These two standards are addressed in the high frequency and spelling practice.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
This is addressed in the noun activity.
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.
This is addressed in the Vocab Flash cards.