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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 11/17/17

In reading students will:

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o,a,g,d,s
  • recognize patterns by  exploring patterns  in the world around us.

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing the letters t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o,a,g,d,s
  • Recognize patterns in books
  • Generate ideas for pattern books.

 

In math students will:

  • draw sequences of quantities of 1 more, beginning with numbers other than 1.
  • order quantities from 10 to 1, and match numerals.




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

Week Ending 11/3/17

In reading students will:

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o,a,g.d,s
  • readers will separate texts into fiction and non-fiction.

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing the letters t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o,a,g,d,s
  • Writers continue drafting their stories

 

In math students will:

  • Arrange, analyze and draw one more up to ten.
  • Draw objects to show the numbers to ten.




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

Week Ending 10/27/17

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,o,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 decompositions to 10




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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

 

  • practice sound recognition of: t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o
  • Three ways to read a book

 

In writing students will:

  • practice writing t,b,f,n,m,i,u,c,o 
  • Make a list of things we love to write about

 

In math students will:

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




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

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:

  • 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 9/30/17

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

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

Week Ending 11/17/17

In reading students will:

  • work with reading partners
  • Use strategies to solve unknown words

 

In writing students will:

  • focus on small moment stories
  • Add details to writing

 

In math students will:

  • solve math stories 
  • Play fluency games




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

Week Ending 11/3/17

In reading students will:

  • Practice retelling a story using beginning, middle and end
  • Use strategies to solve unknown words

 

In writing students will:

  • continue writing with a beginning, middle and end
  • Add details to writing

 

In math students will:

  • relate addition to subtraction
  • Play fluency games




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

Week Ending 10/27/17

In reading students will:

  • Practice retelling a story
  • Continue to build stamina

 

In writing students will:

  • continue writing with a beginning, middle and end

 

In math students will:

  • count on using a number path
  • Play fluency games




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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

 

  • Practice accuracy strategies
  • Continue to build stamina

 

In writing students will:

  • plan writing with a beginning, middle and end

 

In math students will:

  • count on using a number path
  • Play fluency games




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

 

  • Continue to develop strategies for reading with a partner
  • Continue to build stamina

 

In writing students will:

  • work on personal narrative

 

In math students will:

  • understand the meaning of the equal sign
  • Begin to learn fluency games

 

 


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

Week Ending 10/6/17

In reading students will:

 

  • learn how to choose a good fit book
  • Build stamina

 

In writing students will:

  • brainstorm topic to write a narrative

 

In math students will:

  • draw a picture to solve a word problem
  • Begin to learn fluency games




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

Week Ending 9/30/17

In reading students will:

 

  • learn how to choose a good fit book
  • Build stamina

 

In writing students will:

  • brainstorm topic to write a narrative

 

In math students will:

  • draw a picture to solve a word problem
  • Begin to learn fluency games

 

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Second Grade

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

Week Ending 11/17/17

In reading students will:

  • recognize the difference between reading nonfiction text and fiction, by identifying their attributes.

 

In writing students will:

  • continue to identify vowel and consonant suffixes and break apart words into syllables.

 

In math students will:

  • model and use language to tell about 1 more and 1 less, 10 more and 10 less, and 100 more and 100 less.

 

Other Notes or information:




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

Week Ending 11/3/17

In reading students will:

  • monitor their understanding by retelling the beginning, middle and end sequentially across five fingers.

 

In writing students will:

  • identify vowel and consonant suffixes

 

In math students will:

  • read and write numbers within 1,000 after modeling with place value disks

 

Other Notes or information:




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

Week Ending 10/27/17

In reading students will:

  • be able to retell a story

 

In writing students will:

  • begin to make revisions to their personal narrative

 

In math students will:

  • count from $10 to $,1000 on the place value chart and the empty number line

 

Other Notes or information:




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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

 

  • Identify the problem and solution in a fiction story

 

In writing students will:

  • Add details using the five senses to their personal narratives

 

In math students will:

  • Write,read, and relate base ten numbers in all forms

 

Other Notes or information:

  • Picture Day October 19th




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

Week Ending 10/6/17

In reading students will:

 

  • enhance their comprehension by creating mental pictures in their heads

 

In writing students will:

  • learn how to plan their personal narratives

 

In math students will:

  • write, read, and relate base ten numbers in various different forms.

 

Other Notes or information:

  • PJ Night is October 4, 2017 at 6pm




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 11/17/17

In reading students will:

  • Analyze characters by utilizing evidence to think about how the character acts or behaves in different situations.

 

In writing students will:

  • Recognize and better understand the features of a personal narrative by studying the writing of authors.

 

In math students will:

  • Develop estimation strategies by reasoning about the weight in kilograms of a series of familiar objects to establish mental benchmark measures.




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

Week Ending 11/3/17

In reading students will:

  • Identify and analyze story elements and use them as starting points for conversations about books.

 

In writing students will:

  • Continue to revise and finalize their writing pieces in preparation for publishing.

 

In math students will:

  • Build and decompose a kilogram to reason the size and weight of 1 kilogram, 100 grams, 10 grams, and 1 gram.




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

Week Ending 10/27/17

In reading students will:

  • Use prompts to foster meaningful discussions about their books.

 

In writing students will:

  • Elaborate in their personal narratives by adding details and craft, such as dialogue and internal thinking.

 

In math students will:

  • Explore time as a continuous unit of measurement.




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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

 

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

 

In writing students will:

  • After generating multiple strong story ideas, growing writers test an idea for their small moment narrative by completing a beginning, middle, and end graphic organizer.

 

In math students will:

  • Review Module 1 topics and take an assessment to check their level of understanding.




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

 

  • Throughout the week, teachers will be administering the benchmark reading assessment to determine students’ independent and instructional levels

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers chose their topic (seed idea) for their small moment narrative by completing a beginning, middle, and end graphic organizer.

 

In math students will:

  • Use the distributive property as a strategy to find related multiplication.





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

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

Week Ending 11/17/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers identify internal conflict by noticing when a character asks tough questions.


In writing students will:

  • Write about character traits by using text evidence from The Tiger Rising.

 

In math students will:

  • Use multiplication, addition, or subtraction to solve multi-step word problems.




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

Week Ending 11/3/17

In reading students will:

  • Persuade another person to take their position (viewpoint, perspective) about a character by debating and supporting their position with evidence.


In writing students will:

  • Publish their personal narratives and share their stories with the class

 

In math students will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of area and perimeter formulas by solving multi-step real world problems.




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

Week Ending 10/27/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers develop a theory about their characters by rereading and collecting evidence to support their ideas


In writing students will:

  • Stretch a part of their story that is the most meaningful to them by elaborating on the details of that moment.

 

In math students will:

  • Use addition and subtraction to solve multi-step word problems involving length, mass, and capacity
  • Module 2 Assessment




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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers often monitor for meaning by making connections across the text.  These include connections to themselves, to other texts, and to the world.  The teacher will read aloud a mentor text and stop to think aloud about the connections they are making using the following sentence frames


In writing students will:

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

 

In math students will:

  • Express metric length,mass, and capacity measurements in terms of a smaller unit
  • Solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric length, mass, and capacity 




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

 

  • Readers often monitor for meaning by making connections across the text.  These include connections to themselves, to other texts, and to the world.  The teacher will read aloud a mentor text and stop to think aloud about the connections they are making using the following sentence frames.


In writing students will:

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

 

In math students will:

  • create and solve multi-step word problems. In addition, students will model tape diagrams that coincide with the problem to arrive at a solution. 




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

Week Ending 10/6/17

In reading students will:

 

  • Readers monitor for meaning by making connections across the text as they are reading.



In writing students will:

  • Students will select a draft that has the most promise to develop into a story later on by rereading all of their drafts.

 

In math students will:

  • Use place value to add and subtract multi-digit numbers 

 

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Fifth Grade

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

Week Ending 11/3/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers envision and empathize with characters by remembering a time in their lives when they lived through something similar.
  • Readers work to understand characters by selecting precise words that accurately describe their main character.
  • Growing readers recognize the major issues that develop with characters by identifying the central conflicts.


In writing students will:

  • Writers empathize with characters by writing about the critical choices and strong emotions of the characters.
  • Writers can compare and contrast characters by analyzing their motives and actions.
  • Writers develop their thesis by using evidence and examples from the text. 

 

In math students will:

  • Multiply decimal fractions with tenths by multi digit whole numbers using place value understanding to record partial products
  • Reason about the product of a whole number and a decimal with hundredths using place value understanding and estimation.
  • Use fraction and decimal multiplication to express equivalent measurements.




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

Week Ending 10/28/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers notice objects and symbols that repeat in the text, and think about the significance of these objects.
  • Growing readers recognize similarities in themes from various texts
  • Growing readers synthesize information and ideas to support their thinking about the theme in the text.


In writing students will:

  • Writers will use descriptive details in their narrative to “show not tell”.
  • Writers will improve the quality of their narrative by using “purposeful dialogue”.
  • Writers analyze their writing by asking themselves, “What is the message I want the reader to walk away with?”

 

In math students will:

  • Multiply multi-digit whole numbers and multiples of 10 using place value patterns.
  • 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 10/20/17

In reading students will:

  • Readers notice objects and symbols that repeat in the text, and think about the significance of these objects.
  • Growing readers recognize similarities in themes from various texts
  • Growing readers synthesize information and ideas to support their thinking about the theme in the text.


In writing students will:

  • Writers will use descriptive details in their narrative to “show not tell”.
  • Writers will improve the quality of their narrative by using “purposeful dialogue”.
  • Writers analyze their writing by asking themselves, “What is the message I want the reader to walk away with?”

 

In math students will:

  • Multiply multi-digit whole numbers and multiples of 10 using place value patterns.
  • 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 10/13/17

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
  • Growing readers develop ideas (theories) about how the title impacts the meaning of the story at various points of the story.
  • Growing readers deepen comprehension by recognizing that authors tell stories from various perspectives and how their perspective effects the events in the story.


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 an effective lead on their personal narrative piece.
  • 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.

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.




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

Week Ending 10/6/17

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.




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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