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East Elementary School

Weekly Update
 

 

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

 

Kindergarten

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

Week Ending 9/30/17

In reading students will:

  • Students will practice appropriate reading workshop routines
  • Students will practice using a whisper voice while reading
  • Read books independently to build stamina

In writing students will:

  • Share and discuss what they would like to write about
  • Students will write their name, sketch a picture and color it in.
  • Practice movements to strengthen grip to improve handwriting

In math students will:

  • Practice number formation
  • Sort by count in vertical columns and horizontal rows
  • Answer how many questions to 5 in linear configurations

 

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First Grade

 

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Second Grade

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

Week Ending 9/30/17

In reading students will:

  • review the routines of Reading Workshop

 

In writing students will:

  • be able to explain why writers write

 

In math students will:

  • measure various objects using cm rulers and meter sticks.


  

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Third Grade

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

Week Ending 9/30/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers utilize strategies for selecting ‘just-right’ books by reviewing the five-finger rule and learning the “I-PICK Just-Right Books” rule

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers communicate ideas clearly to an audience by re-reading, revising, and editing for clarity to make sure their words match their ideas

 

In math students will:

  • Students will interpret the unknown in division by using the array model

 

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Fourth Grade


 

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Fifth Grade

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

Week Ending 9/30/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers know how to access books and work to increase the amount of time they practice by selecting independent reading books and reading to build stamina
  • Readers keep records of their reading lives by responding to literature in their reading journal. (may take a few days) 
  • Growing readers better understand the plot, setting, and characters in a story by identifying the genre of the text and noticing how the defining characteristics of that genre impact the story elements.



In writing students will:

  • Writers will understand how the Writer’s Notebook will serve as a tool for writing in 5th grade by learning the procedures and explanations of their classroom..
  • Writers will write their teacher a letter.
  • Writers generate ideas for writing by tapping into many different memories or experiences.

In math students will:

  • Reason abstractly using place value understanding to relate adjacent base ten units from millions to thousandths.
  • Use exponents to name place value units, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point.  
  • Reason concretely and pictorially using place value understanding to relate adjacent base ten units from millions to thousandths.

 

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