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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 March 13, 2020

This week in reading we:

  • will identify fiction and non fiction texts
  • will identify features of non fiction texts

 

This week in writing we:

  • are tapping out CVC words
  • will draw and write facts about a topic

 

This week in math we:

  • will identify more than/fewer than
  • are practicing number formation

 

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First Grade

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

Week Ending March 13, 2020

This week in reading we:

  • Students will understand that main topics are supported by identifying the relevant, key details in a text and by asking and answering questions about the text.

 

This week in writing we:

  • Students will plan their nonfiction question and answer books by listing five topics they are interested in learning more about.

 

This week in math we:

  • Students will collect, sort, and organize data; then ask and answer questions about the number of data points.

 

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Second Grade

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

Week Ending March 13, 2020

In reading students will:

  • become familiar with how to read poetry in ways that capture the expression, feelings, and ideas by examining and practicing different poems.

 

In writing students will:

  • see and describe familiar objects in a fresh, new way by looking at the object with a new lens.

 

In math students will:

  • measure various objects using inch rulers and yard sticks.

 

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Third Grade

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

Week Ending March 13, 2020

In reading students will:

  • Notice the similarities and differences between two texts by comparing and contrasting texts pertaining to the same topic.

 

In writing students will:

  • Draft body paragraphs of each section of their research. 

 

In math students will:

  • Compare fractions and whole numbers on a number line.

 

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Fourth Grade

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

Week Ending March 13, 2020

In reading students will:

  • Readers continue to self-monitor comprehension by annotating a text when close reading.
  • Readers continue to understand a question by identifying its purpose.

 

In writing students will:

  • Writers continue to gain a thorough understanding of the expectations of a short response by analyzing the short response with a rubric.
  • Writers continue to analyze their own short response baseline in alignment with the short response rubric.

 

In math students will:

  • Recognize lines of symmetry for given two-dimensional figures. 
  • Identify line-symmetric figures, and draw lines of symmetry.

 

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Fifth Grade

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

Week Ending March 13, 2020

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers use a variety of strategies to support their comprehension of a passage by purposefully annotating the text. Readers will focus on:

    •  Identifying main idea
    •  Identifying meaning of unknown words and phrases using context
    •  Infer character feelings, analyze character change and responses to challenge
    •  Identify perspective, point of view, and speaker
    •  Internal conflict that connects to the theme
    •  Text structure 

 

In writing students will:

  • Writers answer short response questions by utilizing the Boxes and Bullets graphic organizer.
  • Writers draft their short responses by using details from their bullets into an organized paragraph.
  • Writers utilize details in the text to enhance their writing by referring back to the text for relevant, well-chosen details (eliminating irrelevant) to show BEST examples.

 

In math students will:

  • Convert mixed unit measurements and solve multi-step word problems.
  • Explain the size of the product and relation fraction and decimal equivalence to multiplying a fraction by 1.
  • Compare the size of the product to the size of the factors.

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