Topic: Compound Words
range: 7 year old students (1st grade)
Subject: Language Arts
Duration: short term (from Monday Nov 12nd to Thursday
Nov 15th, 2011). A 4 day period.
Students learn how compound words are formed.
Ss learn to spell correctly and identify compound words.
• Ss can use compound words when creating sentences and identify them in the
Ss start to use print or digital dictionaries.
• Ss are able to answer the Big Q stated at the beginning of this web quest.
• Ss are able to present a final project about creating compound words
flashcards from scratch.
according to the Bilingual (Spanish-English) Curriculum:
Standards: Foundational Skills First
Recognize and read grade- appropriate irregularly spelled words.
grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression.
Standards First Grade
acquisition and use
Consult reference materials including beginning dictionaries, as needed to
check and correct spellings.
sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound
words (e.g. butterfly, snowman, sunglasses,
glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or
clarify the meaning of words.
Credits and Acknowledgments to: Ms. Irene Alarcón and Ms. Ana Martínez at Forest Home School in Milwaukee Wisconsin USA for lending me the Teacher's Edition of Journeys 1st grade, my nephew Alejandro Rodríguez and my daughter Diana Ma. Morales for their support through this new and exciting learning adventure.
Links used on this Web Quest: www.kidport.com, www.youtube, www.kico4u.de, www.rbeaudoin333.homestead.com, www.janbrett.com/index.htm, www.scienceandfunmh.blogspot.com, languagearts.pppst.com, www.martinsfa.com, www.languageartsgames.4you4free.com.
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