• At Home Learning Week of April 6

     

    Spelling Words for the Week of April 6

    each     old     dinner    book    steer    hear    dear    deer    clear    pear

     

     

    Monday April 6

    Spelling/Phonics

    1. Read Fears and The Deer (this was in paper packet that was sent home)

    2. Do Unit 23 Rainbow Write (this was in paper packet that was sent home)

     

    Reading

    1. Read the book Rosie Revere Engineer (this is on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 6).

    **Your child may need your help reading this.**  

    EPIC books for kids

    Here is a link to a read-aloud verson of this book: Rosie Revere read aloud

    2.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

     

    Writing

    Tell about something you did over spring break.  Begin your writing with a topic sentence.  Be sure to include at least 3 details- tell who you were with, what you did, how did you feel?  And write an ending sentence.  Write neatly and include as much as you can.  I would love for you to send me a picture of your writing!

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math and IXL to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 11.1

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 11.1

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 11.1 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like or if you click print it will print the math trainer pages)

    4.IXL- Lesson 11.1 - Skill 1- Name the three dimensional shape

    IXL

     

    Science/SS

    BrainPop Jr.

    1. Watch the BrainPop Jr. video- Engineering and Design Process 

    2.  Take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

     

    Tuesday April 7

    Spelling/Phonics

    1. Read Fears and The Deer (this was in paper packet that was sent home)

    2. Do Read, Draw, and Write and Roll and Write (this was in paper packet that was sent home)

     

    Reading

    1. Read the book Rosie Revere Engineer (this is on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 6).

    Your child may need your help reading this.  

    EPIC books for kids

    Here is a link to a read-aloud verson of this book: Rosie Revere read aloud

    2.  Take the quiz at the end of the book.  

    3.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

     

    Writing

    Write a book review of Rosie Revere.  Be sure to include at least 5 sentences.  

    1  Your topic sentences- tell your opinion in this sentence.

    2,3,4-  Tell at least 3 reasons why you feel this way.

    5 Your ending sentences.

    Remember to write neatly and you can write more than 5 sentences!  I would love to see your writing- you can send me a picture :) 

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/Go Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 11.2

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 11.2

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 11.2 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    IXL

    4.IXL- Lesson 11.1 - Skill 2- Cubes and Rectangular Prisms

     

    Science/SS

    1. Watch this video:What's An Engineer

    2.  In your journal, write at least one fact you learned from this video.  Be sure to use complete sentences.

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

     

    Wednesday April 8

    Spelling/Phonics

    1. Read Fears and The Deer (this was in paper packet that was sent home)

    2. Do the poetry page The Deer and follow the directions on the page(this was in paper packet that was sent home)

     

    Reading

    1. Read the book Rosie Revere Engineer (this is on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 6).

    Your child may need your help reading this.  

    EPIC books for kids

    Here is a link to a read-aloud verson of this book: Rosie Revere read aloud

    2.  Answer these questions in your writing journal: 

    What is this book trying to teach us?

    When could I use this lesson in my life?

    3.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

     

    Writing

    Create your own invention.  

    1.  Draw a picture of your invention.

    2.  Write at least 5 sentences telling how your invention works and why people would want it or need it.

    I would love to see your work!  Send me a picture and I will message you back :)

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    Think Central/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 11.3

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 11.3

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 11.3 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    IXL

    4.IXL- Lesson 11.1 - Skill 3- Select three-dimensional shapes

     

    Science/SS

    1. Watch this video:Think Like An Engineer Part 1

    2.  In your journal, write at least 1 fact you learned. Be sure to use complete sentences.  

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

    Thursday April 9

    Spelling/Phonics

    1. Read Fears and The Deer (this was in paper packet that was sent home)

    2. Do Write It and Crack the Code(this was in paper packet that was sent home)

     

    Reading

    1. Read the book Planes (easier) OR The Wright Brothers (more challenging) (these are on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 6).

    EPIC books for kids

    2.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

     

    Writing

    Write an informational report about the book you read today (Planes or The Wright Brothers)

    Be sure to include at least 5 sentences.  A topic sentences, at least 3 details, and an ending sentence.

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    Think Central/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 11.4

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 11.4

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 11.4 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    IXL

    4.IXL- Lesson 11.1 - Skill 4- Count vertices, edges, and faces.  

     

    Science/SS

    1. Watch this video:Think Like an Engineer- Part 2. 2.  In your journal, write at least 1 fact you learned.  Be sure to use complete sentences.  

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

    FRIDAY- APRIL 10- GOOD FRIDAY

    NO SCHOOL for today!  

    Have a blessed Easter holiday!

     

     

    At Home Learning Week of April 13

     

    Spelling Words for the Week of April 13

    father     dad     mother    mom    fair   dare    pear    square    chair    wear

     

    Monday April 13

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

     

    1. Read Not Fair (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Phonics/Spelling Week of April 13)

    2.  Choose 1 activity from this Weekly Spelling Menu

    Weekly Spelling Menu

    3.  Watch this video.

    -air words

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Read the book Helicopters (easier) OR How Does It Work?-Helicopters (more challenging) (these are on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 6).

    2.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes. 

     

     

    Writing

    Write an informational report about the book you read today (Helicopters or How Does it Work?  Helicopters)

    Be sure to include at least 5 sentences.  A topic sentences, at least 3 details, and an ending sentence.

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 11.5

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 11.5

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 11.5 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    IXL

    4.IXL- Lesson 11.5 -Skills 1 and 2

     

    Science/SS

    1. Read and do the activities on Scholastic News online for- Mo Doesn't Give Up

    Scholastic News

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

    Tuesday April 14

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

     

    1. Read Not Fair (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Phonics/Spelling Week of April 13)

    2.  In your journal or on a piece of paper, write all the words from the poem Not Fair that have these endings: -air, -ear, -are.

    3.  Watch this video.

    -are words

     

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Watch the video or read this book on EPIC: How is a House Built?  (these are on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 13).

    2.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

     

    Writing

    Write an informational report about the book you read today (How is a House Built?)

    Be sure to include at least 5 sentences.  A topic sentences, at least 3 details, and an ending sentence.

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.1

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.1

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.1 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    IXL

    4.IXL- Lesson 12.1 - Skill 1- Name the 2 dimensional shape

     

    Science/SS

    1. Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.

    Engineering and Design Process

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

    Wednesday April 15

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

     

    1. Read They Have No Cares (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Phonics/Spelling Week of April 13)

    2.  Choose 1 activity from this Weekly Spelling Menu

    Weekly Spelling Menu

    3.  Watch this video.

    -ear words

     

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

     

    1. Watch the video or read this book on EPIC: How is a House Built?  (these are on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 13).

    2.  Take the quiz on EPIC after you finish reading the book.

    3. Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes 

     

    Writing

    Design and draw your own house.  Write about it.  Be sure to tell how you would build it and why you would build it that way.  I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)      

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.2

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.2

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.2 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    IXL

    4.IXL- Lesson 12.1 - Skill 2- Select the 2 dimensional shape

     

    Science/SS

    1. Watch this video and write down one thing that you learned. 

    Architecture Adventure

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

    Thursday April 16

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

    1. Read They Have No Cares (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Phonics/Spelling Week of April 13)

    2.  In your journal or on a piece of paper, write the words from the book that have these endings: -air, -ear, -are

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

     

    1. Watch the video or read this book on EPIC: How is a House Built?  (these are on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 13).

    2.  In your journal write down the main steps for building a house.  Use the words first, next, then and last.

    2.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes 

     

    Writing

    Answer this question:

    Would you like to be an architect?  Give at least 3 reason why you would or why you would not.

     

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.3

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.3

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.3 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

     

    Plane Shapes

    4.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. : Plane Shapes  and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.

     

    Science/SS

    1. Read and do the activities on Scholastic News online for- Recycle that Gum

    Scholastic News

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

    Friday April 17

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

    1. Read Not Fair (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Phonics/Spelling Week of April 13)

    2.  Choose 1 activity from this Weekly Spelling Menu

    Weekly Spelling Menu

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Read the book Bridges (easier) OR Building Big Bridges (more challenging) (these are on EPIC books in the assigned collection Week of April 13).

    2.Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

      

    Writing

    Write an informational report about the book you read today (Bridges OR Building Big Bridges)

    Be sure to include at least 5 sentences.  A topic sentences, at least 3 details, and an ending sentence.

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.4

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.4

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.4 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

     

    Congruent and Similar Shapes

    4.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr.: Congruent and Similar Shapes  and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.

     

    Science/SS

    1. Read and do the activities on Scholastic News online for- Forest Helpers

    Scholastic News

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.  

     

     

    At Home Learning Week of April 20

     

    Spelling Words for the Week of April 20

    made     look   out   day    broom    spool    blue    spoon    grew    chew

     

    Monday April 20

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

     

    1. Read Lost Boots (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Week of April 20)

    2.  Choose 1 activity from this Weekly Spelling Menu

    Weekly Spelling Menu

    3. Watch this video.

    -oo, -ue, -ew sounds

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Read the book Ada Twist, Scientist (this is on EPIC books assigned collection:  Week of April 20) or listen to someone read it. 

    Ada Twist Scientist Read Aloud

    2. Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

     

      

    Writing

    What do you think a scientist does?  

    Tell at least 5 things.

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.5

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.5

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.4 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like.)

    4.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.

    Polygons

     

     

    Science/SS

    1.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz. 

    Scientific Method

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.

     

    Tuesday April 21

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

    1. Read Lost Boots (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Week of April 20)

    2.  Use your journal or a piece of paper to write the words from the poem Lost Boots with these endings: -oo, -ue, -ew

    3.  Watch this video.

    Kids vs. Phonics -oo, -ue, -ew sounds

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Read the book Ada Twist, Scientist (this is on EPIC books assigned collection:  Week of April 20) or listen to someone read it. 

    Ada Twist Scientist Read Aloud

    2.  Take the quiz at the end of the book.

    3. Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

      

    Writing

    If you were a scientist what would you choose to study: the earth, animals, outer space, insects, or dinosaurs?  

    Be sure to use complete sentences and give at least 3 reasons why you would choose to study the topic.

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :).     

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.6

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.6

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.6 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

     4.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr.  and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.

    Quadrilaterals

     

     

    Science/SS

     

    1.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz. 

    Science Tools

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.

     

    Wednesday April 22

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

    1. Read Can You See it Too? (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Week of April 20)

    2.  Choose 1 activity from this Weekly Spelling Menu

    Weekly Spelling Menu

    3.  Watch this video.

    Electric Company -oo sound

     

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Read the book Ada Twist, Scientist (this is on EPIC books assigned collection:  Week of April 20) or listen to someone read it. 

    Ada Twist Scientist Read Aloud

    2.  Answer this question in your journal:  What did you learn from reading this story?

    3. Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

      

    Writing

     

    Write a book review for Ada Twist, Scientist.  Be sure to use complete sentences.  Your review should include a topic sentence, at least 3 reasons to support your opinion, and an ending sentence. 

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

     

     

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.7

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.7

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.7 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    4.Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz. 

    Slides, Turns, and Flips

     

     

    Science/SS

     

    1. Watch this video on Brain Pop Jr. and take the easy quiz or the hard quiz.  

    Science Skills

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.

     

    Thursday April 23

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

    1. Read Can You See it Too? (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Week of April 20)

    2.  In your journal or on a piece of paper write write the words from the story with these endings: -ue, -oo, and -ew.

    3.  Watch this video.

    Between the Lions -oo sound

     

     

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1. Listen to the book Scientists Study Our World (this is on EPIC books assigned collection:  Week of April 20).

    2. In your journal, write at least 1 fact you learned from the book.

    3. Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

      

    Writing

     

    Write a book review for Scientists Study Our World.  Be sure to use complete sentences.  Your review should include a topic sentence, at least 3 reasons to support your opinion, and an ending sentence. 

    I would love to see your work- send me a picture if you would like :)

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.8

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.8

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.8 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    4. Do IXL Lesson 12.8

    IXL 

     

     

    Science/SS

    1. Read and do the activities on Scholastic News online for- Palm Trees in the Wind

    Scholastic News

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.

     

    Friday April 23

    Spelling/Phonics

    Benchmark Universe

    1. Read Lost Boots (You can access this on Benchmark Universe- Week of April 20)

    2.  Choose 1 activity from this Weekly Spelling Menu

    Weekly Spelling Menu

    3.  Watch this video.

    -ew song

     

     

     

    Reading

    EPIC books for kids

    1.Read the book I Know a Scientist (easier) OR What a Scientist Sees (more challenging) (these are on EPIC books assigned collection:  Week of April 20).

    2. In your journal, write at least 1 fact you learned from the book.

    3. Choose a book or books and read to your self or with someone at home for 20 minutes.

      

    Writing

    What is your favorite activity that you have done this week?

    Be sure to use complete sentencs.  You should tell what you did, who you were with, and how you felt.  

    I would love to see your work! :) 

     

     

    Math

    You will be logging into ThinkCentral/Go Math to complete your math assignments.

    ThinkCentral/GO Math

    1. Watch the Math on the Spot video for Lesson 12.9

    2.  Do the Interactive Student Lesson 12.9

    3.  Do the Personal Math Trainer for Lesson 12.9 (parents if you click the textbook tab you can view the textbook pages and print these if you would like)

    4. Do IXL Lesson 12.9

    IXL 

     

     

     

    Science/SS

    1. Read and do the activities on Scholastic Science Spin online for- Let's Move

    Science Spin

     

    Extra Challenge for the Day-  Watch the Big Idea Dojo video that I posted to Class Story today and answer the questions after the video.

     

     

WELCOME to my Classroom!

Ms. Rachel Richmond

Phone: 423.788.7340

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science Degree Behavioral Science and Elementary Education King University

Ms. Rachel Richmond

I love teaching 1st grade!  In 1st grade, we will learn to love reading and math.  I am so excited to meet you and your child this year!  My goal is to provide every child with a positive learning experience to make them an excited and eager learner for the future. 

Experience: 11 years teaching kindergarten and 4 years teaching 1st grade.  I was honored to be voted K-4 Ridgeview Teacher of the Year for 2008-2009.  

Education: Gray Elementary, Daniel Boone High School

King University- B.S. in Behavioral Science and Elementary Education  

"It's okay to not know, but it's not okay to not try."

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