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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 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o,a,g
  • readers recognize how to read a book by matching the pictures to the words.

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing the letters t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,a,g
  • writers select a topic by brainstorming meaningful ideas.
  • writers tell their story by sketching out their ideas.

 

In math students will:

  • Order numerals to 10
  • Write numerals to 10
  • Make drawings and decomposition to 10




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

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o
  • readers recognize how to read a book by matching the pictures to the words.

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing the letters t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,
  • writers select a topic by brainstorming meaningful ideas.
  • writers tell their story by sketching out their ideas.

 

In math students will:

  • Order numerals to 8
  • Write numerals to 8
  • Make drawings and decompositions to 8




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m,i,u
  • Take a picture walk to tell a story

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing t,b,f,n,m,i,u 
  • Explore and discuss different types of writing

 

In math students will:

  • Order numerals ro 5
  • Write numerals to 5
  • Make drawings and decompositions to 5




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

 

Week Ending 10/6/17

In reading students will:

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m, 
  • discuss how to care for books
  • practice choosing  a “just right” book for themselves

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing t,b,f,n,m 
  • Create a list of topics to write about

 

In math students will:

  • Sort by count in vertical columns and horizontal rows(linear configurations to 5. 



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

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

 

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m, 
  • discuss how to care for books
  • practice choosing  a “just right” book for themselves

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing t,b,f,n,m 
  • Create a list of topics to write about

 

In math students will:

  • counting to 5
  • make drawings to show 1-5 
  • draw and color to show hidden partners for  numbers 1-5

 


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

Week Ending 9/21/18

In reading students will:

 

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f, 
  • discuss how to care for books

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing t,b,f, 
  • Create a list of topics to  write about

 

In math students will:

  • Match 2 objects that are exactly the same
  • Match 2 objects that are used together.

 

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First Grade

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

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • check for understanding
  • Tap out sounds to read words

 

In writing students will:

  • Add details to pictures and writing
  • Think about a beginning middle and end to a story

 

In math students will:

  • use a variety of strategies to count on
  • Play fluency games




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

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • use reading strategies with a partner
  • Tap out sounds to read words

 

In writing students will:

  • Add details to pictures and writing
  • Think about a beginning middle and end to a story

 

In math students will:

  • match math story problems to number sentences
  • Play fluency games




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

  • use reading strategies with a partner
  • Tap out sounds to read words

 

In writing students will:

  • Add details to pictures
  • Think about a beginning middle and end to a story

 

In math students will:

  • solve math story problems by drawing a picture
  • Play fluency games



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

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

 

  • build stamina for read to someone
  • Use the pictures to figure out unknown words

 

In writing students will:

  • Write a personal narrative across pages
  • Add details to pictures

 

In math students will:

  • solve math story problems by drawing a picture
  • Play fluency games




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

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Growing readers will choose  just right books by  using the five finger rule.
  • Growing readers will practice reading their just right books independently.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing  writers students will generate lists of their favorite things in their writer’s notebook.
  • Growing writers will practice writing letters correctly using fundations writing grid.

 

In math students will:

  • Represent addition situations with number bonds.
  • Generate expressions equal to 8 and 9.


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Second Grade

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

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • enhance their comprehension by creating mental pictures in their head

 

In writing students will:

  • use the five senses to create details for their personal narratives

 

In math students will:

  • solve two-step word problems about measurement

Other notes or information: 
Picture Day on October 18, 2018




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

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

 

  • learn strategies to solve unfamiliar words

 

In writing students will:

  • create a strong beginning for their personal narratives

 

In math students will:

  • solve addition and subtraction word problems using the ruler as a number line




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

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

 

  • build their reading stamina

 

In writing students will:

  • identify a small moment

 

In math students will:

  • measure various objects using cm rulers and meter sticks




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

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

 

  • learn how to participate in meaningful conversations about books

 

In writing students will:

  • generate ideas for their personal narratives

 

In math students will:

  • take from ten within 20

  

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Third Grade

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

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • Give themselves a comprehension check by reading a chapter or chunk of the text and asking questions.

 

In writing students will:

  • Give themselves a comprehension check by reading a chapter or chunk of the text and asking questions.

 

In math students will:

  • Model division as the unknown factor in multiplication using arrays and tape diagrams.




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

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Give themselves a comprehension check by reading a chapter or chunk of the text and asking questions.

 

In writing students will:

  • Choose their topic for their small moment narrative by completing a beginning, middle, and end using a graphic organizer.

 

In math students will:

  • Identify related multiplication facts by using the break apart strategy and decompose arrays.




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

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Determine the meaning of unfamiliar words by identifying context clues based on the text they are reading.

 

In writing students will:

  • Push themselves to build their writing stamina by zooming in a small moment.

 

In math students will:

  • Multiply units of 2 and 3.




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

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Monitor their understanding by using strategies to figure out difficult or unknown words.

 

In writing students will:

  • Understand the structure of a paragraph by analyzing mentor texts and teacher models.

 

In math students will:

  • Interpret the meaning of factors- the size of the group or the number of groups.

 

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Fourth Grade

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

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • Readers grow ideas about characters by analyzing the character’s actions.

 

In writing students will:

  • Revise their personal narratives using transition words.

 

In math students will:

  • Assess in Module 1- Place Value, Rounding and Additon and Subtraction




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

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • deepen understanding and extend theories about characters by noticing similarities and differences in the ways different characters from different texts behave in similar situations.

 

In writing students will:

  • end their personal narratives with a “BANG!” by purposefully choosing and writing a conclusion.

 

In math students will:

  • solve multi-digit addition and subtraction
    problems


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

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

 

  • deepen their thinking about a text by responding in writing.

 

In writing students will:

  • bring their characters to life by including dialogue in their story.

 

In math students will:

  • solve multi-digit subtraction problems




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

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

 

  • have expectations set for citing evidence from the text when answering short response questions. 

 

In writing students will:

  • continue to develop a powerful piece of writing by carefully building on their seed ideas to create a first draft.

 

In math students will:

  • students will use the standard addition algorithm to solve word problems.

 

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Fifth Grade

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

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • Readers recognize similarities in themes from various texts and begin finding recurrent themes and universal truths by synthesizing information and ideas.
  • Growing readers grapple with themes by make inferences using text evidence
  • Growing readers work to understand the deeper, significance of objects in texts by paying attention to objects/symbols that repeat and/or are stressed by the author.

 

In writing students will:

  • Writer’s will ensure that every character plays a role in forwarding the larger meaning of the story by considering their own secondary characters, the roles they play, and the ways they might further the meaning behind their stories.
  • Writers bring a sense of closure to their writing by leaving the reader with a final message.
  • Writers bring out the internal story by using scenes from the past or future (flashback/flash forward) in their writing.

 

In math students will:

  • Connect area diagrams and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm with renaming.
  • Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm and using estimation to check for reasonableness of the product
  • Connect area diagrams and the distributive property to the standard algorithm without remaining.

 


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

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Growing readers develop ideas (theories) about the text by thinking about how the title impacts the meaning of the story at various points of the story.
  • Growing readers identify the difference between topic and theme by clarifying the distinction between these two concepts with text evidence and clearly knowing the definitions. 
  • Growing readers work to understand the deeper, significance of objects in texts by paying attention to objects/symbols that repeat and/or are stressed by the author.

 

In writing students will:

  • Writers edit their writing by using a checklist.
  • Writers will publish their work by examining all the editing and revising they made to their drafts.  
  • Writers will write a fast and furious narrative writing piece.

 

In math students will:

  • Multiply multi-digit whole numbers and multiples of 10 using place value patterns and the distributive and associative properties.
  • Estimate multi-digit products by rounding factors to a basic fact and using place value patterns.
  • Write and interpret numerical expressions, and compare expressions using a visual model.




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

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Growing readers develop ideas (theories) about the text by thinking about how the title impacts the meaning of the story at various points of the story.
  • Growing readers identify the difference between topic and theme by clarifying the distinction between these two concepts with text evidence and clearly knowing the definitions. 
  • Growing readers work to understand the deeper, significance of objects in texts by paying attention to objects/symbols that repeat and/or are stressed by the author.
  •  Readers analyze text structure, identifying rising action, climax, 

 

In writing students will:

  • Writers edit their writing by using a checklist.
  • Writers will publish their work by examining all the editing and revising they made to their drafts.  
  • Writers will write a fast and furious narrative writing piece.

 

In math students will:

  • Prepare for the End of Module 1 assessment
  • Review the End of Module assessment, and make test corrections fully understand mistakes which will encourage growth
  • Multiple multi digit numbers by multiples of 10, identify patterns 




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

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Readers monitor for meaning by summarizing the main events in the text.
  • Readers build comprehension by digging deeper and thinking beyond the literal text (inferencing). 
  • Readers add new layers of understanding about a text by having meaningful discussions with others about reading.

In writing students will:

  • Writers are inspired by noticing other authors’ words.
  • Writers analyze their writing by asking themselves, “What is my story really about?” to make sure the heart (main idea) of their story is developed. 
  • Writers revise their writing by using specific details to help readers create vivid mental images in their minds. (Show Not Tell)

 

In math students will:

  • Subtract decimals using place value strategies, and relate those strategies to a written method.
  • Multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers, relate to a written method through application of the area model.
  • Multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers, including using estimation to confirm the placement of the decimal point




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

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

 

  • Growing Readers monitor for meaning by summarizing the main events in the text.
  • Growing readers build comprehension by digging deeper and thinking beyond the literal text (inferencing). 
  • Growing readers add new layers of understanding about a text by having meaningful discussions with others about reading.

 

In writing students will:

  • Writers are inspired by noticing other authors’ words.
  • Writers analyze their writing by asking themselves, “What is my story really about?” to make sure the heart (main idea) of their story is developed. 
  • Writers revise their writing by using specific details to help readers create vivid mental images in their minds. (Show Not Tell)

 

In math students will:

  • Compare decimal fractions to the thousandths using like units, and express comparisons with >, <, =
  • Add decimals using place value strategies, and relate those strategies to a written method.
  • Subtract decimals using place value strategies, and relate those strategies to a written method.




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

Week Ending 9/24/18

In reading students will:

 

  • better understand a story by analyzing the plot structure including the rising action and climax (Story Mountain).
  • monitor for meaning by summarizing the main events in the text.
  • build comprehension by digging deeper and thinking beyond the literal text (inferencing).

 

In writing students will:

  • begin drafting their stories by writing fast and furiously. 
  • be inspired by noticing other authors’ words.
  • analyze their writing by asking themselves, “What is my story really about?” to make sure the heart (main idea) of their story is developed.

 

In math students will:

  • Name decimal fractions in word, expanded and unit form by applying place value reasoning. 
  • Compare decimal fractions to the thousandths using like units and express comparisons with symbols
  • Round a given decimal to any place value using place value understandingWee


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