1st Grade Team Page - Piney Branch Elementary School**Parents click on the link for optional distance learning activities from your 

First Grade Teachers (week of 3/30/2020)**
1st Grade Distance Learning

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Student Online Resources

Student of the Month 

Blue- Parker

Cuffee- Madison

Edwards- E.J.


Keck- Brayden

Current Standards of Learning and Units of Study

Highlighted standards are ones that were introduced/taught as of 3/13/20.
**Please keep in mind that every classroom may be in a slightly different place.



1.1 a) Ask questions and defining problems

1.1 b) Plan and carry out investigations

1.1 c) Interpret, analyze, and evaluate data

1.7 a)Changes in temperature, light, and precipitation affect plants and animals, including humans.

1.7b) There are relationships between daily and seasonal changes

1.7c)Changes in temperature, light, and precipitation can be observed and recorded over time.

1.3 a) Objects are made of one or more materials with different physical properties and can be used for a variety of purposes.

1.3 b) When a material is changed in size, most physical properties remain the same.

1.3 c) The type and amount of material determine how much light can pass through an object.





1.2 a) Listen and respond to a variety of print and media materials.

1.5) The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.

1.5 h) Read and spell commonly used sight words.

1.7 a) The student will expand vocabulary and use of word meanings by discussing meanings of words in context.

1.9 d) Make and confirm predictions.

1.9 e) Ask and answer who, what when, where, why, and how questions about what is read.

1.10 d) Identify text features such as pictures, headings, charts, and captions.

1.10 g) Identify the main idea.

1.9 i) Read and reread familiar stories and poems with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression.

1.10 i) Read and reread familiar texts with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression.





1.11 ab) Use uppercase/lowercase letters appropriately and space words within sentences.

1.12 b) Use pre-writing activities to generate ideas.

1.12 c) Focus on one topic.

1.12 d) Organize writing to suit purpose.

1.12 g) Use letters to phonetically spell words.

1.13 a) Use complete sentences.

1.13 b) Beginning sentence with capital letter.

1.13 b) Use ending punctuation.

1.13 c) Use correct spelling for commonly used sight words.






1.2a) Given up to 110 objects, group a collection into tens and ones and write the corresponding numeral.

1.2b) Compare two numbers, 0 to 110, with pictures or objects, using greater than, less than, equal to.

1.2c) Given up to 110 objects, order three or fewer sets from least to greatest and greatest to least.

1.6) Create and solve single-step story and picture problems using addition and subtraction within 20.

1.7b) Demonstrate fluency with addition and subtraction within 10

1.9 a) Tell time to the hour and half hour, using analog and digital clocks

1.9 b) Read and interpret a calendar.

1.12) The student will collect, organize, and interpret date displayed in tables, pictures graphs, and object graphs.

1.15) The student will demonstrate an understanding of equality through the use of the equal symbol.


Social Studies

1.2 b) Demonstrate knowledge of Virginia history by describing important events and people such as Thomas Jefferson, who helped form a new nation.

1.3 d) Student will describe stories of influential people in the history of Virginia: Maggie Walker

1.4 a) Student will describe the lives of people associated with major holidays: President’s Day

1.7) The student will explain the difference between goods and services and describe how people are consumers and producers of goods and services.

1.8) The student will explain that people make choices because they cannot have everything they want.

1.9) The student will recognize that people save money for the future to purchase goods and services.

1.11) The student will recognize the symbols and traditional practices that honor and foster patriotism in the United States by demonstrating respect for the American flag by learning about the Pledge of Allegiance.

1.12 a) The student will recognize the symbols and traditional practices that honor the Commonwealth of Virginia by identifying the Virginia flag, state capitol building, state bird, and state flower.

1.12 b) The student will recognize the symbols and traditional practices that honor the Commonwealth of Virginia by describing why people have symbols and traditions.