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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.

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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Week of Oct. 15

Thank you for sending in completed reading logs and continuing to practice sight words and math facts each day. Please encourage students to share about what they are reading by retelling the beginning, middle and end or making a text … Continue reading

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Week of Oct.8

Thank you for sending in completed reading logs and continuing to practice sight words and math facts each day. Please encourage students to share about what they are reading by retelling the beginning, middle and end or making a text … Continue reading

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Week of Oct. 1

Please continue to have your first grader read and practice math (addition and subtraction facts) for 30 minutes each day. The reading minutes, as well as the title of the book, should be recorded on the log to be turned … Continue reading

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Week of Sept. 23

Homework folders will begin coming home this week. Please continue to have your first grader read each day. The Reading Log will be used to record minutes as well as the title of the book. There is also a page … Continue reading

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Welcome

I am excited for the 2018-2019 school year and look forward to having you in our class! Our theme this year is Cubs Climb to New Heights. We know our first graders will have so much fun meeting new friends … Continue reading

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