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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 October 18, 2019

In reading students will:

  • Establishing routines and rules
  • Listening to stories
  • Launching reader’s workshop

 

In writing students will:

  • Establishing routines and rules
  • Learning proper grip
  • Fundations u,i
  • Launching writing workshop

 

In math students will:

  • Establishing routines and rules
  • Breaking apart numbers to 5
  • Practicing number formation

 

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First Grade

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

Week Ending October 18, 2019

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers retell a story by thinking about the most important parts of the text.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers select a small moment story with a clear beginning, middle, and end.

 

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will solve doubles and doubles +1 with 5-group cards.

 

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Second Grade

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

Week Ending October 18, 2019

In reading students will:

  • identify tricky words and use strategies to read them

 

In writing students will:

  • elaborate your personal narrative using details

 

In math students will:

  • Bundle and count ones, ten,s and hundreds to 1,000

 

Other notes or information: 

  

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Third Grade

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

Week Ending October 18, 2019

In reading students will:

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

 

In writing students will:

  • After generating a variety of story ideas, students will choose their topic for their small moment narrative by completing a beginning, middle, and end graphic organizer.

 

In math students will:

  • Demonstrate the commutativity of multiplication and practice related facts by skip counting objects in array models (begin memorizing facts 0 through 5)

 

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Fourth Grade

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

Week Ending October 18, 2019

In reading students will:

  • Readers identify the point of view (perspective) of the narrator by analyzing who is telling the story.
    Readers deepen their thinking about a text by responding in writing. 

In writing students will:

  • Writers emulate mentor authors and texts to learn craft moves they want to use in their own writing by analyzing their leads and asking themselves, “How did they begin their story, and how can I try that in my own writing?”
  • Students will bring out meaning in their piece by recreating their personal narrative to write a new draft.   


In math students will:

  • Use place value understanding to fluently add multi-digit whole numbers using the standard addition algorithm.
  • Solve multi-step word problems using the standard addition algorithm modeled with tape diagrams. 

 

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Fifth Grade

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

Week Ending October 18, 2019

In reading students will:

  • Growing Readers add new layers of understanding about a text by having meaningful discussions with others about reading 
  • Growing Readers will deepen comprehension by recognizing that authors tell stories from various perspectives and how their perspectives affect the events in the story.
  • 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.  

 

In writing students will:

  • Writers will recognize the theme of their personal narrative by identifying the message.    
  • Writers will improve their writing by using meaningful dialog.  
  • Writers recognize pacing in their narrative by selecting an action and adding details. 


In math students will:

  • Continue to add decimal fractions using place value strategies and relate those strategies to a written method.  
  • Subtract decimal fractions using place value strategies and relate those strategies to a written method.
  • Multiply decimal fractions by single digit whole numbers.  Relate to a written method through application of the area model and place value value understanding, and explain the reasoning used.  

 

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