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Lido Elementary School

Weekly Update
 

 

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Pre-Kindergarten

 

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

Week Ending 10/16/17

In reading students will:

  • recognize how to read a book by matching the pictures to words.
  • practice matching  one word to a picture, while independently reading a teacher selected “just right book”. They will focus on saying the beginning sound of the  picture and match the sound to the corresponding letter. 

In writing students will:

  • understand that there are different reasons to express their ideas through writing.
  • identify different forms of writing and their purpose (birthday cards, menus, shopping lists).

In math students will:

  • order and write numerals 1-5.
  • represent decomposition with materials, drawings, and equations 3=2=1 and 3=1=2.


 

Kindergarten

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

Week Ending 10/14/17

In reading students will:

  • distinguish between letters and words by discussing identifying examples within a text.
  • identify words in a text by pointing to each word for 1:1 correspondence. 

In writing students will:

  • learn how to write from left to right by utilizing the return sweep strategy.
  • select a topic by brainstorming meaningful ideas.

In math students will:

  • Count 4-6 objects in vertical and horizontal linear configurations and array configurations.
  • Write numerals 7 and 8.




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

Week Ending 10/16/17

In reading students will:

  • recognize how to read a book by matching the pictures to words.
  • practice matching  one word to a picture, while independently reading a teacher selected “just right book”. They will focus on saying the beginning sound of the  picture and match the sound to the corresponding letter. 

In writing students will:

  • understand that there are different reasons to express their ideas through writing.
  • identify different forms of writing and their purpose (birthday cards, menus, shopping lists).

In math students will:

  • order and write numerals 1-5.
  • represent decomposition with materials, drawings, and equations 3=2=1 and 3=1=2.




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

Week Ending 9/29/17

In reading students will:

  • familiarize themselves with the parts of a book by locating the  front cover, back cover, spine, title page, and first/last page of a book.
  • use just right books to practice locating the parts of the book.
  • follow teacher direction to place a post it note on each designated part of their book.

In writing students will:

  • identify the parts of the writing journal by navigating through their FUNdations journal book.
  • independently go back to their “writing positions” with their journals and practice naming the parts of the books and turning pages.

In math students will:

  • Model decompositions of 3 with materials, drawings and expressions.
  • Represent the decomposition as 1+2 and 2+1.

 

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First Grade

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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

  • Retell a story to help monitor their thinking by skimming and scanning a book after it’s been read.
  • Read just right books independently


In writing students will:

  • Learn about the elements of a good small moment story by studying mentor texts that model small moment stories


In math students will:

  • Apply the commutative to count on from a larger addend/
  • Practice counting on from any number through 10.




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

  • Talk about their books by sharing what they notice with their reading partner


In writing students will:

  • Think about what they are going to write by illustrating to help tell a story.


In math students will:

  • Count on up to 3 more using 5-group cards and fingers to track change.
  • Practice counting on from any number through 10.




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

Week Ending 10/6/17

In reading students will:

  • Recognize what makes for a GREAT reading partner (working together, sitting knee to knee,focus discussion on task, etc…)


In writing students will:

  • Create a list of what and why writers write. Students will create lists of their favorite people, places and things.


In math students will:

  • Solve addition word problems by drawing pictures, number bonds, and writing equations.
  • Practice counting on from any number through 10.




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

Week Ending 9/26/17

In reading students will:

  • Discuss, review and practice procedures for a productive reading workshop.


In writing students will:

  • Discuss, review and practice procedures for a productive writing 


In math students will:

  • Solve math stories by drawing and writing equations.

 

 

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Second Grade

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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continuing utilizing a Reader’s notebook by jotting down entries about books they read.
  • Growing readers will monitor for meaning by using strategies to solve difficult or unknown words.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will  learn how to plan their writing in different ways by selecting a seed idea to organize and plan.
  • Growing writers will identify themselves as the main character in their personal narrative by using “I.”
  • Growing writers will make their writing more interesting by using their 5 senses.

 

In math students will:

  • Measure and compare lengths using centimeters and meters. 
  • Measure and compare lengths using standard metric length units and non-standard length units.
  • Solve addition and subtraction word problems using the ruler as a number line.




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continue identifying just right books by recognizing their attributes.
  • Growing readers will utilize a Reader’s notebook by jotting down entries about books they read.
  • Growing readers identify will their reading stamina by setting reading goals.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will continue identifying the stages of the writing process.
  • Growing writers will  learn how to plan their writing in different ways by selecting a seed idea to organize and plan.

 

In math students will:

  • Apply concepts to create unit rulers and measure lengths using unit rulers.
  • Measure various objects using centimeter rulers and meter sticks.




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

Week Ending 10/2/17

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continue identifying just right books by recognizing their attributes.
  • Growing readers will utilize a Reader’s notebook by jotting down entries about books they read.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will continue identifying the stages of the writing process.
  • Growing writers will collect their ideas and keep them safe by utilizing special folders or notebooks for jotting down ideas.

 

In math students will:

  • Connect measurement with physical units by using multiple copies of the same physical unit to measure
  • Use iteration with one physical unit to measure.




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

Week Ending 9/26/17

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will participate in meaningful conversations about reading by using conversational prompts. 
  • Growing readers will identify just right books by recognizing their attributes.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will understand that writing takes time by identifying the stages of the writing process.
  • Growing writers will get their ideas from many different places by thinking about special memories and experiences.
  • Growing writers will write about places, people and things they know and love by creating a Map of the Heart with Seed Ideas.

In math students will:

  • Subtract single-digit numbers from multiples of 10 within 100.
  • Take from ten within 20. Take from ten within 100.

  

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Third Grade

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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

  • 3rd graders will read as word detectives looking for context clues as they read to figure out hard words.  Strategies include definition, antonym, synonym and inference. 
  • Students will notice when meaning breaks down and have strategies to fix it up.

 

In writing students will:

  • 3rd graders will apply the distributive property to decompose units of 2-5 and 10.
  • Students are solving 2 step word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division while assessing the reasonableness of answers. 

 

In math students will:

  • 3rd graders will beginning their writing piece by developing real or imagined experiences or events using descriptive details.  
  • Students are developing their writing piece by adding an event sequence that unfolds naturally using transitions to demonstrate sequential thinking. 

Sneakers everyday!
Remember to read daily!
Practice multiplication facts!!

 




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

  • 3rd graders will become word detectives are looking context clues as they read to figure out hard words.  Strategies include definition, antonym, synonym and inference.
  • Readers notice when meaning breaks down and have strategies to fix it up.

 

In writing students will:

  • 3rd graders will apply the distributive property to decompose units of 2-5 and 10.
  • Students are solving 2 step word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division while assessing the reasonableness of answers. 

 

In math students will:

  • 3rd graders will beginning their writing piece by developing real or imagined experiences or events using descriptive details.  
  • Students are developing their writing piece by adding an event sequence that unfolds naturally using transitions to demonstrate sequential thinking. 

Sneakers everyday!
Remember to read daily!
Practice multiplication facts!!




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

Week Ending 10/6/17

In reading students will:

  • 3rd graders will continue to implement the routines and practices of Reading Workshop.
  • Students are continuing to learn how to use the classroom library to select “just right” books and read for a sustained period of time.

 

In writing students will:

  • 3rd graders will learn about memoirs by writing about an experience from their summer vacation.
  • Students are learning how to produce a writing piece by following the stages of the writing process.  

 

In math students will:

  • 3rd graders will learn about the relationship between addition and multiplication, as well as the relationship between multiplication and division.
  • Students will use visual aids, such as arrays, number bonds and Tape diagrams to further promote understanding of multiplication.

Sneakers everyday!
Remember to read daily!
Practice multiplication facts!!
Picture day is 10/3/17!!!

 

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Fourth Grade

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

Week Ending 10/20/17

In reading students will:

  • continue to grow their ideas about characters by paying attention to their motivations while looking at the obstacles they face and how they overcome them.

In writing students will:

  • think about the different ways their stories can go by considering different starting points and different ways the story can unfold.

 

In math students will:

  • be assessed on unit conversions and problem solving with metric measurement
  • investigate and use the formulas for area and perimeter of rectangles




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

Week Ending 10/13/17

In reading students will:

  • will make inferences about the text by using their schema (what I already know) and details (text evidence).

In writing students will:

  • develop their seed idea further by asking themselves, ‘What am I trying to show about myself through this story?’ and ‘What is my story really about?’

 

In math students will:

  • express metric length measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric length.




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

Week Ending 9/26/17

In reading students will:

  • monitor for meaning by using strategies to help clarify their understanding when meaning breaks down

 

In writing students will:

  • generate more sophisticated ideas by thinking about important people in their life

 

In math students will:

  • solve multi-step word problems using the standard addition algorithm modeled with tape diagrams and assess the reasonableness of answers using rounding...

 

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Fifth Grade

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

Week Ending 10/9/17

In reading students will:

  • add new layers of understanding about a text by having meaningful discussions with others about reading.
  • 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:

 

 

  • analyze their writing by asking themselves, “What is my story really about?” to make sure the heart (main idea) of their story is developed.
  • recognize the theme of their personal narrative by identifying the message they want the reader to walk away with.

 

In math students will:

  • divide decimals by single-digit whole numbers involving easily identifiable multiples using place value understanding and relate to a written method.
  • divide decimals with a remainder using place value understanding and relate to a written method. 




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

Week Ending 10/2/17

In reading students will:

  • summarize the main events in a text to monitor for meaning and comprehension.
  • build comprehension by digging deeper and thinking beyond the literal text (inferencing). 

 

In writing students will:

  • notice the words and writing authors use for inspiration in their individual narratives.
  • revise their writing by using specific details to help create vivid mental images in their minds, and reflected in their individual narratives (show not tell).

 

In math students will:

  • multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers, relate to a written method through application of the area model and place value understanding, and explain the reasoning used.
  • 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 9/26/17

In reading students will:

  • 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.  
  • better understand a story by analyzing the plot structure including the rising action and climax (Story Mountain).

In writing students will:

  • generate ideas for writing by tapping into many different memories or experiences (more than one day)
  • begin drafting their stories by writing fast and furiously (more than one day) 

In math students will:

  • 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.

 

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