• Dear First Grade Families,

    Thank you for your cooperation, patience, and support with Virtual Learning.  I really appreciated your assistance and dedication to learning.   I encourage you to continue learning during the summer by the participating in the following activities:

    • read books – online library, epic, personal library, local library or SLPS Summer Reading List: https://t.e2ma.net/click/g7k28e/ke9cgu/oxmf7db
    • practice reading, language, math, science, social studies, or any other skills:
    • Epic: getepic.com class code: gql1492
    • Brainpop: https://jr.brainpop.com/ -  Login: Username: kataylorbrainpop Password: brainpop2020
    • Smarty Ants: play.smartyants.com   -  Login: Username: Kimberlyataylor Password: Tants2020
    • Accelerated Math or Math Facts in a Flash: https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/189390
    • Freckle Math: http://student.freckle.com class code: 2ka6gh
    • IXL: https://www.ixl.com/signin/stlouisps
    •  Virtual tours – use the internet to explore different places around the world

    You can always access the SLPS home page for more information.  Please have a great summer!!

     Kimberly Ann Taylor  

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Dear First Grade Families,

    This is our last week of Virtual Learning.  We have planned something special for you on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Adams Elementary School from 1:00pm. to 3:00 p.m. on the Norfolk Avenue side of the building.  Please come out to have some fun and say goodbye to another year of learning. 

    End of the Year Mobile Parade

     

     

     


    The following are the assignments for the week of May 18, 2020:

    Subject:  ELA/Reading – Free Choice

    This is our last week of Virtual Learning in ELA/Reading.  Our topics during the on-line learning were: Animals and Sports

    You can select books from these topics or any other topic you choose to read.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the following books.

     ******* OR *******

    You can continue to learn using Smarty Ants.

    website: play.smartyants.com

    username: Kimberlyataylor

    password: Tants2020

    Note: After you completed the activity please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     Subject:  Math – Free Choice

    This week is our last week of Virtual Learning in Math.  Please continue to practice your math skills using Renaissance Math - Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in Flash.

     Access to Renaissance Math - Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in a Flash:  

    Type website: https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/189390  or right click and open the hyperlink

    • Type username and password
    • Click Math and Other Apps
    • Click Accelerated Math 2.0 or Math Facts in a Flash
    • Complete the activity using the Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in a Flash Schedule

     If you experience in problems, please contact me via voice call, text, or email. 

     ******* OR *******

     IXL: https://www.ixl.com   type in your username and password

     Freckle Math website: http://student.freckle.com

        enter the class code:  2ka6gh

        type in your username: First Name:         then      Last Name:

     Note: After you completed all the activities please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     Subject: Science – Free Choice

    This is our last week of Virtual Learning in Science.  There are many topics in Science that you can explore.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read books .

     ******* OR *******

    Brainpop, Jr.

    Please use the Brainpop, Jr. account to look at the videos and take the quizzes of your choice.

    Type in search area or right click the mouse and select open hyperlink to access the website:

    https://jr.brainpop.com

     

    Note: After you completed the activity please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     Subject: Social Studies – Free Choice

    This is our last of Virtual Learning – Social Studies.  Your family has been awesome to help you learn at home.  The dedication and hard-work is much appreciated.

    Please use your EPIC account epic to read the books.

    Note: After you completed the activity please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     


    KATaylor's First Grade Zoom Meeting Information

    Good afternoon!  I would like to invite you to KATaylor's First Grade Classroom Zoom Meeting on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm.  I have attached below the link information for the meeting.  Mark your calendars.  Please make sure you have access or account with Zoom.  If you have any questions, please contact me via - voice call, text, or email.  
     
    As always I appreciate your cooperation and support!
     
    Thank you,
     
    Kim Taylor


    ZOOM Meeting Information - May 15, 2020 - 1:00 pm
     
    Kimberly Ann Taylor is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
     
    Topic: KATaylor’s Classroom Zoom Meeting - May 8, 2020 1:00 pm

    Time: May 15, 2020 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

     
    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://zoom.us/j/6749524949?pwd=azRuRmlPallxNHdVTDZvclJHWWpjUT09

     
    Meeting ID: 674 952 4949

    Password: 6p3XJv

     

    The following are the assignments for the week of May 11, 2020:

    Subject:  ELA/Reading – Ocean Animals

    This week we will explore animals that live in the oceans.  You have been assigned two (2) books to read this week.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the following books:

    What Can Live in the Ocean?, by Sheila Anderson

    Ocean Biome, by Shirley Duke

     Select and complete one (1) of the following quizzes:   

    What Can Live in the Ocean Quiz

    Ocean Biome Quiz  

    Note: After you completed the activity please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject:  Math - Renaissance Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in Flash

    This week we will use Renaissance Math to practice math skills in Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in Flash. Use and look at the schedule below to determine which application you can practice for 20 minutes on that day of the week.

     Access to Renaissance Math - Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in a Flash:  

    Type website: https://global-zone50.renaissance-go.com/welcomeportal/189390  or right click and open the hyperlink

    ·       Type username and password

    ·      Click Math and Other Apps

    ·       Click Accelerated Math 2.0 or Math Facts in a Flash

    ·       Complete the activity using the Accelerated Math 2.0 and Math Facts in a Flash Schedule

     

    If you experience in problems, please contact me via voice call, text, or email. 

    Note: After you completed all the activities please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject: Science - Moon

    This week we will continue exploring space.  This lesson will be learning about the moon.  Please select which website you would like to use.

    Epic

    Please use your EPIC account epic to read the following book:

    Moon by Andrea Rivera.  Please complete the following quiz at the end:  Moon Quiz

     

    ******* OR *******

    Brainpop, Jr.

    Please use the Brainpop, Jr. account to look at the video and take the quiz.

    Type in search area or right click the mouse and select open hyperlink to access the website:

    https://jr.brainpop.com/science/space/moon/

    ·      Watch the video (4.41 minutes)

    ·      Take the Easy Quiz

     Note: After you completed the activity please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject: Social Studies - Hall of Fame Family 

    This week we will focus on our family. Your family has been awesome to help you learn at home.  The dedication and hard-work is much appreciated.

    Please use your EPIC account epic to read the books about different types of families:

     

    This Is My Family by Bobbie Kalman

    My Family Our Values by Grace Jones

     

    Please take one (1) of the quizzes and complete the activity: Hall of Fame Family of Virtual Learning in First Grade – 2020 Sheet.

    Please take a photograph/picture of yourself with the family members that help you learn during the Adams’ Virtual Learning Experience in First Grade -2020.

     

    Note: After you completed the activity please Click TURN IN in Microsoft Teams or take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     Click here to get to the class teams 

      


    Dear First Grade Families,

    KATaylor's First Grade Zoom Meeting Information

    Good afternoon!  I would like to invite you to KATaylor's First Grade Classroom Zoom Meeting on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm.  I have attached below the link information for the meeting.  Mark your calendars.  Please make sure you have access or account with Zoom.  If you have any questions, please contact me via - voice call, text, or email.  
     
    As always I appreciate your cooperation and support!
     
    Thank you,
     
    Kim Taylor

    ZOOM Meeting Information - May 15, 2020 - 1:00 pm
     
    Kimberly Ann Taylor is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
     
    Topic: KATaylor’s Classroom Zoom Meeting - May 8, 2020 1:00 pm
    Time: May 15, 2020 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
     
    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/6749524949?pwd=azRuRmlPallxNHdVTDZvclJHWWpjUT09
     
    Meeting ID: 674 952 4949
    Password: 6p3XJv
     
     

     
    The following are the assignments for the week of May 4, 2020:

    Subject:  ELA/Reading – Zoo

    This week we will explore animals that live at the zoo.  You have been assigned two (2) books to read this week.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the following books:

    How Did They Build That Zoo, by Tamra B. Orr

    A Visit To the Zoo, by Rosalyn Clark

    Select and complete one (1) of the following quizzes:   

    • How Did They Build That Zoo Quiz
    • A Visit To the Zoo Quiz

    Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject:  Math – Time

    This week we will continue learning about telling time.  We will focus on telling time to the hour and half hour.

    Please use your EPIC account epic to listen to the video:

    • Telling Time to the Nearest Hour and Half Hour by: NUMBEROCK

    IXL assignments:

    Please use these links to complete the assignments:

    Time

    U6 – Times of everyday events

    https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1/times-of-everyday-events

     

    U7 – Compare clocks

    https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1/compare-clocks

     

    U8 – Time and clocks word problems

    https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1/time-and-clocks-word-problems

     Please take a picture of your score and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject: Science

    This week we will continue exploring space.  This lesson will be learning about our home earth.  Please select which website you would like to use.

    Epic

    Please use your EPIC account epic to read the following book:

    Earth by J.P. Bloom.  Please complete the following quiz at the end:  Earth Quiz

                                           ******* OR *******

    Brainpop, Jr.

    Please use the Brainpop, Jr. account to look at the video and take the quiz.

    Type in search area or hit the ctrl button and click at the same time to open the website’s link:

    https://jr.brainpop.com/science/space/earth/

    • Watch the video (3.56 minutes)
    • Take the Easy Quiz

     

    Please take a picture of your score and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject: Social Studies

    This week we will learn about two (2) important celebrations that occur in May.  The celebrations are Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day.

    Please use your EPIC account epic to read the books,

    Cinco de Mayo:

    We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Spring by Jenna Gleisner Please take the quiz and complete the Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Sheet. Celebrating Cinco de Mayo Sheet

     

    Mother’s Day:

    It's Mother's Day! by M. J. York and

    Happy Mother's Day! by: Erin Day

    Please complete the  I Love You Mom Sheet. I Love You Mom Sheet

     

    Mother’s Day Craft Ideas:

    Mother's Day Crafts by Trudi Strain Trueit and Mernie Gallagher-Cole

    Mother's Day Crafts by Morgan Thompson, Haley Garinger, Kristen Stalzer and Carlos Reynoso

    Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Continuous Learning using the following websites:

    Please feel free to use any of the following websites to practice reading, language, math, science, social studies, or any other skills:

     

     Click here to get to the class teams

     

     


    KATaylor's Zoom Invitation Meeting - Friday, May 8, 2020

    Hello First Grade  Gentlemen and Families!  I would like to schedule a Zoom Meeting with you and your family on Friday, May 8, 2020.   I need your assistance to help me determine the time for the meeting. The meeting will be 30 minutes.   We will share our experiences about learning at home and discuss other things. I have created a survey for you to vote on the time - 11:00 am. or 1:00 pm.   Please take the survey before Friday, May 1, 2020. Here is the link to take the survey:

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe06faDPXXu61VvGV9zf77PFoWTXp4My6TDQTCmmJCwF9pG3g/viewform?usp=sf_link

    Thank you,

    Kim Taylor

     

     

    The following are the assignments for the week of April 27, 2020:

    Subject:  ELA/Reading – I Know Sports

    This week we will continue reading about sports.  You have been assigned three (3) books to read this week.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the following books,

    • I Know Baseball, by Joanne Mattern
    • I Know Football, by Joanne Mattern
    • I Know Hockey, by Joanne Mattern

     After reading the books, please complete the following activity:   

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     Subject:  Math – Time

    Note:  We will use Brainpop, Jr. for this week’s math assignments.  Brainbop Jr. is a group of educational websites with short animated movies and quizzes and related to materials. 

     This week we will begin learning how to tell time.  The new website is called Brainbop Jr. https://jr.brainpop.com/.  The assignments will help you identify the parts of clock and practice telling time to the hour.

    Type in search area or hit the ctrl button and click at the same time to get to the website’s link (https://jr.brainpop.com/).

     Login:

    Username: kataylorbrainpop

    Password:   brainpop2020

    Click on Math

    Assignment 1: Parts of a clock

    • Click on Time
    • Watch the video (3.40 minutes)
    • Take the Easy Quiz
    • Please take a picture of your score and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     Assignment 2: Time to the Hour

    • Click on Time
    • Watch the video (3.40 minutes)
    • Take the Easy Quiz
    • Please take a picture of your score and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     Note:  If you would like to continue learning about time skills, please select any activity located at the bottom of the screen.

     

    Subject: Science

    This week we will begin our journey through space.  This will last us through the end of the year.  We will be looking at the sun, the moon, the earth, and the solar system. 

    Type in search area or hit the ctrl button and click at the same time to get to the website’s link (https://jr.brainpop.com/).

     Login:

    Username: kataylorbrainpop

    Password:   brainpop2020

    Click on Science

    Assignment 1: Solar System

    Click on Space

    Click on Solar System

    • Watch the video (5.13 minutes)
    • Take the Easy Quiz
    • Please take a picture of your score and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     Assignment 2: Sun

    Click on Space

    Click on Sun

    • Watch the video (6.13 minutes)
    • Take the Easy Quiz
    • Please take a picture of your score and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject: Social Studies

    This week we will continue reading about goods and services.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the book, What Do We Buy? A Look at Goods and Services by Robin Nelson.

     After reading the book, please complete the activity sheet: What Do We Buy? A Look at Goods and Services Sheet What Do We Buy? A Look At Goods and Services Sheet.

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     Click here to get to the class teams

     


    The following are the assignments for the week of April 20, 2020:

    Subject:  ELA/Reading – I Know Soccer

    This week we will continue reading about sports.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the books, I Know Soccer, by Joanne Mattern and Focus Readers: Soccer by: Nick Rebman.  Complete the following activities:   

    I Know Soccer Quiz 

    I Know Soccer SheetI Know Soccer Sheet

    Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject:  Math – Partition/Compose Shapes

    This week we will continue working on shapes. This lesson will allow you to divide and form the shapes.  Please use your Freckle account http://student.freckle.com .  The Class Code is: 2KA6GH

    Complete the following activities:

    •  https://student.freckle.com/#assignments/standard/29179099/session
    •  https://student.freckle.com/#assignments/standard/29179030/session

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject: Science and Social Studies

    This week we will learn about and understand how to celebrate Earth Day.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the books,

    Celebrating Earth Day by M. J. York and Celebrating Holidays: Earth Day by Rachel Grack. Select which books quiz you would like to take. Please just take 1 quiz.

     Complete the following activities:

    Celebrating Earth Day Quiz

                          or

    Celebrating Holidays: Earth Day Quiz

    Earth Day Sheet Earth Day Sheet

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

    Click here to get to the class teams

     

     

     


    The following are the assignments for the week of April 13, 2020:

    Subject:  ELA

    This week will begin reading a non-fiction text about birds.  Please use your EPIC account epic

    to read the book, I Know Basketball, by Annabelle Tometich.  Complete the following activities:    

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject:  Math

    Freckle Math - is a math program that allows to students to learn and practice math skills.

    website: http://student.freckle.com

    enter the class code:  2ka6gh

    type in your username: First Name and   Last Name

     This week we will continue working on describing shapes and recognizing the sides of the shape.  Please use your Freckle account http://student.freckle.com .  The  Class Code is: 2KA6GH

    Complete the following activities:

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject: Science

    This week we will begin reading about plants.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the book,

    Planting A Garden In Spring by Bobbie Kalman. Complete the following activity:

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject: Social Studies

    This week we will continue reading about goods and services.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the book, Goods or Services?  by Ellen Mitten.  After reading the book, please complete the quiz, Good or Service

    • Goods or Services Quiz

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      Click here to get to the class teams


     

    The following are the assignments for the week of April 6, 2020: 

    Subject:  ELA

    This week will begin reading a non-fiction text about birds.  Please use your EPIC account epic

    to read the book, Backyard Wildlife: Hummingbirds by Meagan Borgert Spaniol.   There is a quiz at the end book. 

    Activity: Complete the following activities:    

    • Backyard Wildlife: Hummingbirds ReportHummingbirds Report
    • Backyard Wildlife :Hummingbirds Quiz

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

    Subject:  Handwriting

    This week practice and complete 3 letters in your Handwriting book.

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject:  Math

    This week we will begin to work on naming shapes and recognizing the sides of the shape.  Please use your Ixl.com.  Complete the following activities:

           https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1/select-two-dimensional-shapes

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

      

    Subject: Science

    This week we will begin reading about plants.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the book,

    Plants Are Living Things by Bobbie Kalman. There is a quiz at the end book. 

    Complete the following activities:

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     Subject: Social Studies

    This week we will begin reading about goods and services.  Please use your EPIC account epic to read the book, Goods and Services Around Town by Heather Schwartz.  After reading the book, please complete the Good and Service Activity Sheet

     Please take a picture of your work and text it to me at 314-239-9915 or email it to me at Kimberly.taylor@slps.org

     

     

    Click here to get to the class teams

     


     

    Information for the weeks of March  23, 2020 - April 3, 2020

    Due to COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, the St. Louis Public Schools District has decided to extend school closings.  I would like to ensure your child continues to learn and make progress academically.  Listed below is some information to assist your family:

    •        Complete 2 pages in the Handwriting book daily
    • Complete 3 pages in the Being A Writer book daily
    •  
    • Read 1 story in the SIPPS story book daily
    •  
    • Read a book, discuss the characters, problem, solution, and describe ways to change the story
    •  
    • Accelerated Math 2.0 /Math Facts in a Flash:  https://hosted167.renlearn.com/18990/  - Students should know their username and password.
    • SLPS District Resources:  www.slps.org - select the Parents/Students tab.  This tab will provide you with a variety of resources during the pandemic.

     If you have any questions, please give me a call or text me at 314-239-9915.  I appreciate your cooperation and support.

     

    Thank you,

     Kimberly Ann Taylor

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.   Malcolm X.  
     

     

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