Support for Bridges Units – Grade 1

Unit Overviews

Each two-page handout below provides a quick overview of what students learn in a single Bridges unit. The sample problems and answers may be useful to families as they help with homework.

Unit 1 Overview
Unit 2 Overview
Unit 3 Overview
Unit 4 Overview
Unit 5 Overview
Unit 6 Overview

Advance Preparation Charts

These charts itemize the advance preparation tasks for each unit as a to-do list. Each chart includes space for teachers to assign tasks among grade-level colleagues so that they can share the work, but teachers can also use the charts independently.

Unit 1 Adv Prep
Unit 2 Adv Prep
Unit 3 Adv Prep
Unit 4 Adv Prep
Unit 5 Adv Prep
Unit 6 Adv Prep

Monthly Advice

The links below contain archived monthly advice colums originally posted on the Bridges Blog. Written by MLC workshop leader and former curriculum specialist Dennis Adams, each provides suggestions, anecdotes, and recommendations for implementation. (PDF files do not contain live links.)

Unit 1   PDF
Unit 2, Ses 1-14   PDF
Unit 2, Ses 15-25   PDF
Unit 3, Ses 1-10   PDF
Unit 3, Ses 11-21   PDF
Unit 4   PDF
Unit 4 into Unit 5   PDF
Unit 5   PDF
Unit 6   PDF

Materials List by Unit

For each unit you'll find lists of the blacklines to photocopy and supplies to gather.
Grade 1 Materials List by Unit.

Work Place Instructions

A set of blacklines including a materials list, a summary of the skills learned during the activity, and detailed instructions for implementation. Grade 1 Workplace Instructions.

Home Connections Grade 1

Pages and assignments from Home Connections book.

English
Home Connections Unit One
Home Connections Unit Two
Home Connections Unit Three
Home Connections Unit Five
Home Connections Unit Six
Spanish
Home Connections Unit One
Home Connections Unit Two
Home Connections Unit Three
Home Connections Unit Five
Home Connections Unit Six