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1.1 The student will conduct investigations.
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1.2 The student will investigate and understand that moving objects exhibit different kinds of motion.
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1.3The student will investigate and understand how different common materials interact with water.
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1.4 The student will investigate and understand that plants have life needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certain characteristics.
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1.5The student will investigate and understand that animals, including people, have life needs and specific physical characteristics and can be classified according to certain characteristics.
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1.6The student will investigate and understand the basic relationships between the sun and the Earth.
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1.7The student will investigate and understand the relationship of seasonal change and weather to the activities and life processes of plants and animals.
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1.8The student will investigate and understand that natural resources are limited.
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Objective:

1.1The student will conduct investigations in which
  • differences in physical properties are observed using the senses;
  • simple tools are used to enhance observations;
  • objects or events are classified and arranged according to attributes or properties;
  • observations and data are communicated orally and with simple graphs, pictures, written statements, and numbers;
  • length, mass, and volume are measured using standard and nonstandard units;
  • predictions are based on patterns of observation rather than random guesses;
  • simple experiments are conducted to answer questions; and
  • inferences are made and conclusions are drawn about familiar objects and events.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. SOL 1.1 Study Guide in Word

SMARTBoard Activities

1. SOL 1.1 Measurement Instructional Lesson

2. 5 Senses Instructional Lesson

3. Classification Lesson

4. Senses Senteo (SMART Response) Test

Powerpoints 1. Scientific Investigation SOL 1.1 PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates  
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles  

Lesson Plans

 

 
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

1.2 The student will investigate and understand that moving objects exhibit different kinds of motion. Key concepts include

  • objects may have straight, circular, and back-and-forth motions;
  • objects may vibrate and produce sound;
  • pushes or pulls can change the movement of an object; and
  • the motion of objects may be observed in toys and in playground activities.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Forces & Movement BBC Interactive activity and Quiz

2. Pushes & Pulls BBC Interactive activity and Quiz

3. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Gravity Animated webpage Animations and simple explanations of gravity

2. Download SOL Motion 1.2 Review Notes in Word 1 page summary of motion

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL 1.2 Instructional Smartboard Notebook Lesson

2. Picture SOL 1.2 Motion Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

3. Motion SOL 1.2 Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints 1. Motion SOL Instructional PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates

1. Motions (circular, straight, back and forth) (Picture Preview)

2. Suffolk Kidspiration Motion Sort

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. How Things Move Learn how objects move 16 min.

2. Sound: A First Look Sound & Vibrations 17 min.

3. Wonder of Sound, The Discover how sound travels and examples 13 min.

Lesson Plans 1. Download 10 day Unit on SOL 1.2 Lesson Plans in PDF Great ideas
Assessments & Strategies 1. Download Motion & Sound Test in PDF
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

1.3 The student will investigate and understand how different common materials interact with water. Key concepts include
  • some liquids will separate when mixed with water, but others will not;
  • some common solids will dissolve in water, but others will not; and
  • some substances will dissolve more readily in hot water than in cold water.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Solids & Liquids BBC Interactive activity and Quiz

2. Changing States BBC Interactive activity and Quiz

3. Listen to and Sing the Properties of Matter Song words are on the website

4. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Download SOL 1.3 Study Notes in Word Good summary

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL 1.3 Instructional Smartboard Notebook Lesson

2. SOL 1.3 Matter Instructional Lesson

Powerpoints 1. Dissolve True False Test
Kidspiration Templates

1. Match the pictures to the correct category dissolve/mix or don't mix (Picture Preview)

2. Dissolve Drag pictures to the Yes or No category (Picture Preview)

3. Solids, Liquids, Gases Drag pictures to correct category (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. A First Look: Solids, Liquids, Gases 17min.

2. Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids, Gases 17min.

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

1.4 The student will investigate and understand that plants have life needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certain characteristics. Key concepts include
  • needs (food, air, water, light, and a place to grow);
  • parts (seeds, roots, stems, leaves, blossoms, fruits); and
  • characteristics (edible/nonedible, flowering/nonflowering, evergreen/deciduous).

SOL Review

1. Plant Quiz Works with the Great Plant Escape Mystery website

2. Build a Salad Game Learn the plant parts

Interactive Activities

 

1. Growing Plants BBC Interactive activity and Quiz

2. Helping Plants Grow Well BBC Interactive activity and Quiz

3. Read Animated Dottie's Garden Online Book Learn about planting seeds that grow into flowers

4. The Great Plant Escape Mystery Solve this mystery through answering multiple-choice questions about plants

5. Print out this Plant Worksheet Lable the parts of the plant

6. Plant Webquest

7. Help Farmer Jane plant your garden

8. Butterfly, frog, and bird Life Cycle Interactive (Movie clip about life cycles too)

9. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Great pictures & information on Plants & seeds Plant & Seed facts for kids

2. Download SOL 1.4 Plant Notes in Word Great summary

Smartboard Activities

1. SOL 1.4 Plants Smartboard Notebook Review

2. SOL 1.4 Instructional Plant Notebook lesson

3. SOL 1.4 Evergreens Instructional lesson

4. SOL 1.4 Plant Growth Insructional lessons

5. SOL 1.4 Plants Instructional Lesson

6. Labeling a Plant Notebook Review

7. Plants (Flowers vs Vegetables) Venn Diagram Notebook

8. Plant Sequence Instructional Notebook

9. SOL Label a Plant Notebook

10. Edible and Non-edible Plants Notebook

11. Parts of a Plant Notebook

12. Roots Instructional Notebook

13. Stems Instructional Notebook

14. Seeds Instructional Notebook

15. Fruit Instructional Notebook

16. Flowers Instructional Notebook

17. Leaves Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. SOL 1.4 Plants Instructional PowerPoint

2. SOL Instructional Plant PowerPoint

3. Label the parts of a Flower Review PowerPoint-drag the words to label the flower.

4. All About Plants Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Life Cycle- Drag pictures into the correct order (Picture Preview)

2. Plant Life Cycle Drag pictures into correct order (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Plant Life Cycles (20 min).

2. Plant Parts and their Uses (12min).

3. Plants: A First Look (17 min).

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. List of Book Meeting SOL 1.4, 1.5 & 1.8 Leveled Books

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

4. Plant free ebook (Itunes)


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Objective:

1.5 The student will investigate and understand that animals, including people, have life needs and specific physical characteristics and can be classified according to certain characteristics. Key concepts include

  • life needs (air, food, water, and a suitable place to live);
  • physical characteristics (body coverings, body shape, appendages, and methods of movement); and
  • other characteristics (wild/tame, water homes/land homes).

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. Plants & Animals in the Environment BBC Interactive Activity and Quiz

2. Excellent Animal Basic Needs & Groups Webquest Activity with quiz

3. Health & Growth BBC Interactive Activity and Quiz on healthy eating for humans

4. Classify Animals game

5. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides/Research

 

1. Download SOL 1.5 Study Guide in Word Good summary

2. SOL Study Guide in Word Short summary

Smartboard Activities

1. Animal Coverings (fur, scales, feathers). Use the correct color to circle the animals according to their covering.

2. Grouping Animals into Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds & Insects (zipped file-use Firefox)

3. 1st Grade grouping Animals Smartboard Notebook Review

4. SOL 1.5 Smartboard Notebook

5. SOL 1.5 Animal Homes Instructional Notebook

6. SOL 1.5 Animal Movements Instructional Notebook

7. Animal Characteristics, Wild vs Tame, & Habitats SOL Notebook

8. Animal Body Parts or Appendages Notebook

9. How Animals Move Notebook

10. Classifying Animals Notebook

11. Science Lab Birds Instructional Notebook

12. Science Lab Mammals Instructional Notebook

13. Science Lab Amphibians Instructional Notebook

14. Science Lab Fish Instructional Notebook

15. Science Lab Insects Instructional Notebook

16. Science Lab Reptiles Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Download SOL Jeopardy Jeopardy Powerpoint on Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds & Insects

2. Animal Physical Characteristics

3. Animal Coverings Jeopardy Pictures included

4. Animals coverings Instructional

5. Bird Millionaire PowerPoint Review

6. Insect Jeopardy PowerPoint Game

7. Animal SOL Jeopardy PowerPoint

8. Animal Sounds PowerPoint

9. Nocturnal Animals PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Wild or Tame Drag pictures into the tame or wild box (Picture Preview)

2. Animal Groups Words & pictures describing Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds & Insects (Picture Preview)

3. Classfying Critters Find another animal that fits in the group (Picture Preview)

4. Find animals that fly, craw, have feathers etc. (Picture Preview)

5. Find 2 animal pictures for each group (Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds, Insects) (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Animal Features and Their Functions (13min).

2. Animal Groups: Beginning Classification (16min).

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. List of Book Meeting SOL 1.4, 1.5 & 1.8 Leveled Books

3. Animals Lesson Plans, Interactive Ideas, Worksheets etc.

4. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

1.6 The student will investigate and understand the basic relationships between the sun and the Earth. Key concepts include

  • the sun is the source of heat and light that warms the land, air, and water; and
  • night and day are caused by the rotation of the Earth.

SOL Review

 

Interactive Activities

 

1. What Causes Day and Night Webquest Interactive teaching website with quiz

2. Earth, Sun, and Moon BBC Interactive Activity & Quiz

3. Download Sun Harmful vs. Helpful 1 Page PDF Fill out this worksheet

4. Download Day and Night PDF Fill out this worksheet

5. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. Download Day and Night Flash Cards in PDF Vocabulary SOL Review

2. The Sun Facts Starchild information

Smartboard Activities

1. Venn Diagram comparing Day and Night SOL 1.6 Review Notebook (Zipped file-use Firefox)

2. SOL Science 1.6 Smartboard Notebook

3. SOL Sun, Heat, Light Smartboard Notebook

4. SOL 1.6 Earth & Space Systems Instructional Notebook

5. Compare and Contrast Day and Night Notebook

Powerpoints 1. Sun, Moon & Stars Instructional PowerPoint
Kidspiration Templates 1. Day vs. Night (Picture Preview)
Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. The Sky Above: A First Look (17min).

2. This is our World (15min) has a 1 min. clip on Day and Night

3. Our Home in Space (15min).

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

1.7 The student will investigate and understand the relationship of seasonal change and weather to the activities and life processes of plants and animals. Key concepts include how temperature, light, and precipitation bring about changes in

  • plants (growth, budding, falling leaves, and wilting);
  • animals (behaviors, hibernation, migration, body covering, and habitat); and
  • people (dress, recreation, and work).

SOL Review

1. BBC get dressed for weather

2. Seasons Interactive Activity Click on the activity or session at the bottom of the page.

3. Dress the Bear Dress the bear depending on the weather temperature outside

4. Create your own Weather Record Record the information and then print it

5. Dress Lecky, the Alien for the weather outside

6. Bella Bear Weather Game Help Bella bear get dressed

Interactive Activities

 

1. Eye on the Sky Interactive Interactive Fill in the weather create a weather webpage to print for the day

2. Weather Rhymes, Crafts, and Tests Enchanted Interactive website

3. Clothes for different Weather Match your clothes to the season

4. Weather Storytime

5. Seasons interactive games

6. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

 

Smartboard Activities

1. Adaptation-migrate, hibernate, and camouflage matching Great for Smartboard.

2. Habitats (water, land or both). Use the correct color to circle the animals according to their habitat

3. SOL 1.7 Habitats instructional lesson

4. SOL 1.7 Seasons Instructional Lesson

5. Seasons Instructional Notebook Lesson

6. Activities of common animals Lesson

7. Rain and Snow Lesson

8. Seasonal Temperatures Lesson

9. Senteo (SMART Response) Habitat Test

10. Seasons & Animals in Winter Senteo Test

11. Seasonal Activities Instructional Notebook

12. Seasonal Animals Instructional Notebook

13. Dangerous Weather Instructional Notebook

14. Seasonal Trees Instructional Notebook

15. Weather Instructional Notebook

16. Seasonal Clothing Instructional Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Seasons & Weather PowerPoint SOL 1.7

2. Virginia Weather PowerPoint SOL 1.7

3. SOL Jeopardy Jeopardy Powerpoint on Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds & Insects

4. Four Seasons Instructional PowerPoint

5. Season Resources PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Animal Groups Words & pictures describing Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, Birds & Insects (Picture Preview)

2. Weather Vocabulary Drag the words to the correct season (Picture Preview)

3. Weather Graph Practice interpreting simple bar graphs (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Four Seasons, The (15min).

2. Magical Mother Nature: The Four Seasons (15min)

3. Seasons (17min).

Lesson Plans

1. List of Resources, teaching strategies and ideas for teaching SOL 1.7 in Word

2. Download Interactive web page to use Offline on Seasons (zipped file-use Firefox)

Assessments & Strategies 1. Download Seasons & Weather Unit SOL Test in PDF Good resource
Teacher Resources

1. Lists of Weather Books: It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Barrett, The Cloud Book by Tomie DePaola, The Snowy Day by Keats, and Caps, Hats, Socks and Mittens by Louise Bordon

2. Suffolk SOL Resources

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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Objective:

1.8 The student will investigate and understand that natural resources are limited. Key concepts include

  • identification of natural resources (plants and animals, water, air, land, minerals, forests, and soil);
  • factors that affect air and water quality; and
  • recycling, reusing, and reducing consumption of natural resources.

SOL Review

1. Recycling Game Drag the objects to the correct box

2. Clean up Your World Game Funschool, clean up the trash

Interactive Activities

 

1. Pesticides Information & 5 Question Quiz

2. Air Pollution Information & 5 Question Quiz

3. Hazardous Wastes Information & 5 Question Quiz

4. How Well do you Save Water Test See if you measure up.

5. Rotten Truth About Garbage Webquest

6. Excellent Recycling Website with Quiz Kid Friendly webpage

7. Listen to and sing Recycling Songs song lyrics on page

8. Read a story about Sharon Cleans Up The Teacher should read this story to the student

9. Pollution Coloring Pages Choose your topic and print these for your students

10. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)

Study Guides /Research

 

1. 25 Ways to Save Water Information

Smartboard Activities

1. Earth Day Interactive Recycle and Reuse Lesson (Zipped file so use Firefox)

2. SOL 1.8 Water Instructional Lesson

3. Natural Resources Lesson

4. Recycle Mystery Box Sort Notebook

5. Earth Day SOL 1st Grade Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Instructional & Review Notebook

6. The Simply Amazing Recycling Machine Notebook

Powerpoints

1. Earth Day PowerPoint

2. Earth Day 2 PowerPoint

3. Natural Resources Instructional PowerPoint

Kidspiration Templates

1. Save Natural Resources Sort (Picture Preview)

2. Capital, Human, and Natural Resources Sort pictures (Picture Preview)

Discovery Education Movie Clip Titles

1. Learning About Natural Resources (22min).

2. Taking Care of our Earth (17min).

Lesson Plans  
Assessments & Strategies  
Teacher Resources

1. Suffolk SOL Resources

2. List of Book Meeting SOL 1.4, 1.5 & 1.8 Leveled Books

3. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources


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SOL Review

1. 21 SOL Science Test 1st Grade SOL Test

2. http://www.quia.com/pages/sol1.html SOL 1st grade webpage

3. Download SOL Science Flash Cards in PDF Good resource

4. Download SOL 1st Grade Jeopardy PowerPoint 25 Questions on plants, sun/earth, animals and chemistry

5. Harcourt Science Interactive Resources


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Teacher SOL Resources:

1. Bill Nye the Science Guy Website

2. Interactive Notebooks Buy excellent interactive notetaking notebooks for SOL)

3. VDOE Resources

4. Kidspiration Templates Templates organized by subject and grade

5. Download Jeopardy Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Jeopardy! 25 questions board

6. Download Millionaire Powerpoint Game Template Fill in the questions and answers and have fun playing Millionaire!

7.Brainpop Science Movies Movie clips on Social Studies (Subscription)

8. Find Smartboard Notebook Ready Made Lessons Enter the subject, grade, and Virginia Standards. Excellent Smartboard resource

9. Harcourt Science Interactive Resources

10. Buy SOL Science Textbooks for K-5

11. Buy SOL Assessments for grades K-3 all subjects

12. Louisa County Pacing Guide with SOL Resources

13. Ipad App Searchable Database (Find apps by subject and grade)


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