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8:00am Teacher Prep: Write daily schedule on board, make copies, lay out morning
work or tubs.
8:45am Morning Topic: STEM
Routine Task: Minute to Stem It! Tinker Tubs/Challenge Cards
Targets: NGSS: 2-PS1-3. Make observations to construct an evidence-based
account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled
and made into a new object.
Text: Not applicable
Check for understanding: Student completes the challenge and reflects

Arrival, take attendance and lunch count. Fill water bottles, sharpen pencils,
bathroom breaks, return books to the library, assigned helpers.
9:00am Calendar Topic: Calendar class time
Time Task: Calendar/Circle Time: Singing, weather graphing, calendar, place value,
money, time, Question of the Day (Add ons/alternatives: estimation center,
Dress for the weather)
a. CCSS.Math.Content.1.NBT.B.2
Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of
tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:
b. CCSS.Math.Content.1.MD.B.3
c. Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital
d. CCSS.Math.Content.1.MD.C.4
e. Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories;
ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in
each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in
Text: Not applicable
Check for understanding: Informal observations
9:20 am Read Aloud Topic: Reading
Task: Read Aloud
Targets: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.2
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information
presented orally or through other media.
Text: to be determined
9:30 am Reading Topic: Reading: Long I, silent e
Group Task: Whole group activity: hand out e magic wands and flashcards. Have
students magically change the words. (Long I, silent e: spin(e), fin(e), bit(e),
dime, hide, kite, pine, rime, ripe, site, wipe, shine, slide, slime, spine, spite,
twine, unite) Small Group activity: Go over high frequency words. Roll and
Cover long i game (gameboard and dice) sight word packet (last 2 pages):
complete any work that has not been completed. (early finishers: finish
uncompleted work or use magnetic words to spell high frequency words)
Target: Students will read words with long vowels I with a silent E. Students
will be able to recognize high frequency words found in their leveled readers.
Standards: Alaska English Language Standards: 2.a: Distinguish long from short
vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
Text: Were Going to Make a Hut: Below-Level/Lets Play Ball: On-Level/The
Flower Hunt: Advanced
Check for understanding: Sight word worksheets/ Teacher observation during
game play
10:15 am Snack NO INFO NEEDED
10:30 am Language Topic: Grammar: Describing Words: Feelings
Art Target: To generate describing words that describe feelings.
-Sing the song: If you are happy and your know it
-Ask the students to choose other feeling words and add them to the song.
-Make a word chart of Feeling words (Teacher can give one or two examples)
Complete the worksheet: Describing Words: Feelings
Text: Harcourt Storytown
Standard: Alaska English Language Standards: 1.f Use frequently occurring
Check for Understanding: Describing Words: Feelings? Worksheet
10:55 am Computer Topic: Computer Lab: Odyssey Math: Geometry
Lab Task: Odyssey Math Geometry software program
Target: CCSS.Math.Content.1.G.A.1
Distinguish between defining attributes (e.g., triangles are closed and three-
sided) versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orientation, overall size);
build and draw shapes to possess defining attributes.
Text: Odyssey Math
Check for understanding: Computer will provide an overview of student
11:25 am Lunch NO INFO NEEDED
12:00 pm Recess NO INFO NEEDED
12:35 pm Transition Set the lights to dim and play relaxing music: See music selection
12:40 Math Math: Geometry
Topic: Topic 15-8 Sorting Solid Figures
Target: Children will identify geometric solids (sphere, cone, cylinder,
rectangular, prism, and cube, and sort by various attributes.
Task: Students will sort 3D shapes. Students will complete Envision workmat
Text: EnVision teacher edition
Check for understanding: Students correctly sorting the 3D shapes and
Envision workmat 15-8
1:10 pm Science Topic: Science: Light/Shadow
Target: Students will understand that a shadow is made when an object blocks
the path of a beam of light, and creates a dark shape on a surface on the other
side of the object, away from the light source (where the light cant reach).
Task: Watch Brainpop video: Shadows
Read Where is your Shadow