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"Flying the Friendly Skies!" First Grade CCS ELA Unit 5: American Contributions

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This First Grade Common Core Standards ELA pack goes along with Unit 5: American Contributions. The main two standards addressed are:
RI.1.3: Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas,
or pieces of information in a text.
RI.1.10: With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
Students learn about The Wright Brothers, Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong, and Sally Ride by participating in activities that meet these standards. Students recognize the importance of the contributions that these Famous Americans gave to our country/ the world.
What's included?
~Pictures of Activities (2 pages)
~Directions for “Suitcase Activity”
~ “Flying The Friendly Skies” suitcase cover
~8-Student-Friendly Learning Targets
~Day 1 Lesson Plan: The Wright Brothers- Read Informational Text, Compare Text, Web (6 pages total)
~Day 2 Lesson Plan: Amelia Earhart-Read Informational Text, Compare Events, Cut and Paste Project, Web (8 pages total)
~ Day 3 Lesson Plan: Neil Armstrong-Read Informational Text (2 sets differentiated), Fill-in-the-blanks Activity
(2 sets differentiated), Paper Plate Moon Activity, Web
(8 pages total)
~Day 4 Lesson Plan: Sally Ride-Read Informational Text, Compare Individuals, Web (6 pages total)
~Student Review & Assessment Cards Activity with Suggested Quick Assessment (2 pages)
~ Day 5 Lesson Plan: Timeline Activity (2 sets differentiated) (5 pages)
~Hard C & Soft C Activity
~Hard G & Soft G Activity
~Sally’s Syllable Sort (2 pages)
~ “Flying The Friendly Skies” Game (4 pages)
~Activity Mats (Place building blocks, play dough, or other manipulatives at a center for students to complete these (8 mats)
~”Flying The Friendly Skies” Display Posters (4 pages)
~ “Flying The Friendly Skies” Feedback Cards (could be used with any activity or at in conjunction with assessing all work from the week)
~ “Flying The Friendly Skies” Assessment Activity
~ “Flying The Friendly Skies” Graph
~Thank you and other information
Thank you for your feedback! I appreciate it! ~Tava
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1 Week
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