BARRINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS K-5 INTERDISCIPLINARY ELA CURRICULUM
Unit 1.2 Family Engagement
SUmmary and Overview
Materials & Pacing
Reading with your child everyday is one of the most effective ways to support your child's development.
Reading Rockets offers parents tips on creating literate first graders
We are also working on our sight words. These are words that do not follow rules, and need to be figured out by sounding out the letters. Here are three activities that you can do at home to build sight words:
Our sight words for this unit are:
you, the, of,
a, to, in, is,
I, at, be,
this, have, your,
You can always find our sight words at the bottom of the materials and pacing page in each unit.
Here are some
online games for First Grade Sight Words
For children who are learning English as a second language,
consider these reading tip sheets. They are available in languages other than English at the bottom of the page.
Task Specific Supports
In this unit, students are beginning to dive into inquiry based science lessons. At home, you can follow these tips and suggestions from
PBS to help your child think like a scientist at home and at play
We are also learning about community helpers.
PBS offers a great activity connected to the series Maya and Miguel
that you can engage in with your child to support their understanding of the significance of community helpers.
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