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About awdavidson

I am so excited to be teaching 1st grade at Colonial Trail! This is my 15th year teaching. I transferred from Hanover County to Henrico County. I have 2 daughters and my husband is also a teacher.

February 4-8

Learning Objectives: Language Arts-Plot (Beginning, Middle, End) Math-Fractions Social Studies-contributions of Maggie L. Walker & Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. (influential people in the history of Virginia) Important Dates: Thursday, February 7th Parent/Teacher Conferences 3-6:30PM (sign-up genius link) Monday, February 11 … Continue reading

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Week of January 28

Learning Objectives: Language Arts-Character Traits Math-Shapes with square corners (right angle) Social Studies-contributions of Maggie L. Walker & Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. (influential people in the history of Virginia) Important Dates: Monday, January 28th Teacher Workday, No School Thursday, February … Continue reading

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Week of January 21

Learning Objectives: Language Arts-Making Connections/Asking and Answering Questions Math-Equality Social Studies-Maps/Geography Important Dates: Monday, January 21st Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, No School Friday, January 25th End of 2nd marking period Monday, January 28th Teacher Workday, No School Thursday, February … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Learning Objectives: Language Arts-Context Clues Math-Part/Whole Fluency & Problem Solving Social Studies-Maps/Geography Important Dates: Friday, January 18th 7:30-8AM Muffins with Mom (please return the form and payment by January 15th if you plan to attend) **We are excited to welcome … Continue reading

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Week of Dec. 17

Learning Objectives: Language Arts-Read and Comprehend Fiction, Segment Words into Phonemes Math-Addition and Subtraction¬† Facts (Doubles/Doubles Plus One) Science-Winter (Weather and Seasonal Changes) Important Dates: Ongoing-CIA (Cubs In Action) is collecting coats, blankets and socks for homeless children Monday, December … Continue reading

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Week of Dec. 2

Learning Objectives from VA Standards of Learning: Language Arts– comprehension of fiction/nonfiction, asking and answering questions¬† (who, what, when, where, why and how) Math– comparing (greater than/less than/equal to) and ordering numbers up to 110, adding/subtracting ten (3 + 10, … Continue reading

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Week of Nov. 12

Learning Objectives: Language Arts– comprehension of fiction text including characters, setting and important events; retell stories using beginning/middle/end Math– place value/number sense **grouping objects into tens and ones and writing the number of objects **ordering numbers greatest to least/least to … Continue reading

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Week of Nov. 4

Learning Objectives: Language Arts- comprehension of fiction text (5 finger retell-characters, setting, problem, events, ending/beginning, middle and end) Math- counting and writing numbers to 110 (starting at any number), counting backward orally from any given number between 1- 30, skip … Continue reading

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Week of Oct. 28

We had a great time on our field trip to Meadow Farm last Friday! Students enjoyed rotating to different places around the farm and learning about life in the past. As we continue our science unit on animals, students will … Continue reading

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Week of Oct. 22

Learning Objectives: Language Arts- making predictions; getting more from pictures and thinking about words in the text; nouns Math- graphing; number combinations Science- animals Important Dates: Tuesday, October 23rd- Young Scientist lesson Friday, October 26th- First grade Field Trip to … Continue reading

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