Academics

  • Here is a detailed description of what our students will be tackling during the current 2021-2022 school year.  Have fun!


     

    Reading

    Selective Stories: Guided Reading Books, Leveled Classroom Texts; Close Reading

    *We will also focus on procedures for the reading process, selecting "Just Right Books," and book care.

    • Lucy Calkins: Units of Study
    • Jan Richardson Guided Reading Model
    • Fiction and Non-fiction texts
    • Mystery
    • Comprehension Strategies
    • Develop fluency and expression
    • Independent silent reading

    Writing

    • Lucy Calkins: Units of Study
    • Writer's Workshop
    • Informational Writing
    • Literary Essays
    • Persuasive Writing
    • Poetry
    • Research/Informational Writing
    • Friendly Letter
    • Fairy Tales/Folk Tales
    • Cursive practice in all subject areas

     

    Math

    • Numbers and Numeration
    • Addition
    • Subtraction
    • Money
    • Multiplication
    • Fractions, Decimals, and Probability
    • Division
    • Time
    • Geometry
    • Graphing
    • Measurement
    • Problem Solving Strategies
    • Using numbers, pictures, and words to explain an answer

     

    Social Studies

      • Reading maps- compass rose, map key, symbols, where I live, continents and oceans, grids, latitude and longitude, hemispheres, landforms, scale of mile
      • World Communities- Students will become familiar with cultures from other countries (Australia, Brazil, China, England, Kenya, Russia).
      • Using documents to answer questions.
      • Social Studies Inquiries (Global Geography, Globalization, Culutural Diversity, Leadership and Government, Childrens Rights, and Global Trade)

     

    Science

    •  Hands on Learning

       -Phenomena approach

       -Earth Science - Force and Motion

       -Life Science -Inheritence and Variation of Traits/Interdependent Relationships

       -Weather and Climate

                                                 

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