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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 12/21/18

In approaches to learning students will:

  • Demonstrates persistence
  • Seeks assistance when the next step seems unclear appears too difficult
  • Modifies strategies used to complete a task

 

In physical development and health students will:

  • Combines a sequence of large motor skills with and without the use of equipment
  • Participates in a series of large motor movements or activities such as, dancing, follow the leader, or Simon Says

 

In social and emotional development students will:

  • Develops positive relationships with peers
  • Interacts with other children (e.g. in play, conversations, etc.).
  • Shares materials and toys with other children


In communication, language and literacy students will:

  • Exposure to the letter Bb
  • Exposure to letter /b/ sound
  • Build vocabulary: share, wise, beautiful, shining, scale, problem, solution


In cognition and knowledge of the world students will:

  • Sort objects and count the number of objects in each category
  • Sorts objects into categories
  • Count the numbers of objects in each category




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

Week Ending 11/16/18

In approaches to learning students will:

  • Maintains focus on a task
  • Seeks assistance when the next step seems unclear or appears too difficult

In physical development and health students will:

  • Demonstrates awareness and understanding of healthy habits
  • Recognizes the importance of good nutrition, water, rest and sleep in order to be healthy

In social and emotional development students will:

  • Understands and follows routines and rules
  • Engages easily in routine activities


In communication, language and literacy students will:

  • Reinforce the letter Hh
  • Additional exposure to letter /h/ sound
  • Build vocabulary:  character, elephant, trunk, spray, tremendous, trumpet, splash, happy, healthy, germ, exercise, habit


In cognition and knowledge of the world students will:

  • Count to tell the number of objects
  • Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 10 things
  • Build Vocabulary: more, equal, match,




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In approaches to learning students will:

  • Maintains focus on a task
  • Seeks assistance when the next step seems unclear or appears too difficult

In physical development and health students will:

  • Recognizes the importance of good nutrition, water, rest and sleep in order to be healthy

In social and emotional development students will:

  • Engages easily in routine activities


In communication, language and literacy students will:

  • Reinforce the letter Hh
  • Additional exposure to letter /h/ sound
  • Build vocabulary:  character, elephant, trunk, spray, tremendous, trumpet, splash, happy, healthy, germ, exercise, habit


In cognition and knowledge of the world students will:

  • Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 10 things
  • Build Vocabulary: more, equal, match,




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In approaches to learning students will:

  • Engages in play as a means of exploration and learning

In physical development and health students will:

  • Demonstrates eye-hand coordination and dexterity needed to manipulate objects

In social and emotional development students will:

  • Develops positive relationships with their peers


In communication, language and literacy students will:

  • Introduce letter Ww
  • Exposure to letter /w/ sound
  • Build vocabulary: weather, wild, wonderful, slicker, chilly, 


In cognition and knowledge of the world students will:

  • Observes and discusses changes in weather and seasons using common weather related vocabulary
  • Build vocabulary: rainy, snowy, windy, cloudy, meteorologist. Season, temperature, thermometer, 

 

Kindergarten

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

Week Ending 12/21/18

In reading students will:

  • understand that a book may have more than one character by identifying the main character and the supporting characters. 
  • identify the setting of a story by analyzing the pictures and thinking about the word in the text to answer the question “where.”

 

In writing students will:

  • understand what a list is by exploring reasons why lists are written.  
  • identify the structure of a list by exploring different ways lists are written. (This lesson will take a few days.)

 

In math students will:

  • Determine which linking cube stick is longer than or shorter than the other.
  • Compare the length of linking cube sticks to various objects.



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

Week Ending 12/14/18

In reading students will:

  • identify characters in the story or the “Who” in the story by examining the pictures and previewing the book.
  • understand that a book may have more than one character by identifying the main character and the supporting characters. 

 

In writing students will:

  • understand what a label is by identifying its purpose. 
  • write their own labels by utilizing their knowledge of letter sounds. 

 

In math students will:

  • Identify and sort shapes as two-dimensional of three-dimensional.
  • Recognize two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes in different orientations and sizes.

 


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

 

Week Ending 12/7/18

In reading students will:

  • choose books that interest them by looking at the book cover.
  • choose books that interest them by looking at the pages inside the book.

 

In writing students will:

  • understand what a label is by identifying its purpose. 
  • write their own labels by utilizing their knowledge of letter sounds.

 

In math students will:

  • Find and describe solid shapes.
  • Describe and communicate positions of solid shapes using the words, above, below, beside, in front of, next to, and behind. 




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

 

Week Ending 11/16/18

In reading students will:

  • match the words they say to the words on the page by listening to how a story sounds (repeat, rhyme, and rhythm).
  • able to figure out unfamiliar words  by using beginning sounds. 

 

In writing students will:

  • select a pattern by using the  generated class list of patterns (I like, I see, I can). 
  • expand their topic by selecting details they want to include in their pattern book

 

In math students will:

  • Arrange number towers in order from 10 to 1 and describe the pattern.
  • arrange , analyze and draw sequences of quantities that are 1 less in configurations other than towers.




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

 

Week Ending 11/9/18

In reading students will:

  • will recognize what a pattern is by exploring patterns in the world around us. 
  • match words to print by pointing under each word while reading.

 

In writing students will:

  • recognize patterns in books by exploring various patterns (sentence starters).
  • will generate ideas for their own pattern books by creating a class list of topics.

 

In math students will:

  • Order and match numeral and dot cards from 1 to 10.
  • State 1 more than a given number.



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

 

Week Ending 11/2/18

In reading students will:

  • will recognize what a pattern is by exploring patterns in the world around us. 
  • match words to print by pointing under each word while reading.

 

 

In writing students will:

  • recognize patterns in books by exploring various patterns (sentence starters).
  • will generate ideas for their own pattern books by creating a class list of topics.

In math students will:

  • Order and match numeral and dot cards from 1 to 10.
  • State 1 more than a given number.




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

 

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • separate various texts into  genre categories (fiction and informational) by thinking about their features.  
  • determine the words on a page by looking for rhyming patterns.

 

In writing students will:

  • tell their story by sketching out their ideas.
  • continue drafting their story by writing words that match their sketches.

In math students will:

  • Count 10 objects in all configurations.
  • Act out result unknown story problems without equations.




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

 

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • practice buddy reading by following certain rules so all readers feel success.  
  • identify words in a text by pointing to each word for 1:1 correspondence.  (Some students may be reading on their own and others may be pointing as the text is read aloud.)
  • recognize how to read a book by matching the pictures to the words.

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:

  • Organize and count 9 varied geometric objects in linear and array (3’s) configurations.
  • Strategize to count 9 objects in circular and scatter configurations.
  • Write the number 9.




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

 

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

  • appropriately share their thoughts about books by using the “Turn and Talk” strategy. 
  • 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

In writing students will:

  • will identify the parts of the writing journal by navigating through their FUNdations journal book.
  • follow writing routines by writing their name on the top of their paper.

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 12/21/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will show their thinking by using post-it notes to connect and express feelings.
  • Growing readers will gain a deeper understanding of nonfiction texts by comparing and contrasting two texts on similar topics with a reading partner. 
  • Growing readers will gain a deeper understanding of fiction and a nonfiction texts by comparing and contrasting a fiction and a nonfiction book on similar topics with a reading partner.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will plan how-to writing by sketching and writing words to match their sketches. 
  • Growing writers will revise their how-to by adding adjectives, verbs and prepositions.
  • Growing writers will edit their writing by checking for spelling, punctuation, and capital letters.
  • Growing writers will publish their writing to share with others by adding details and color the illustrations.

 

In math students will:

  • Students will make ten when one addend is 9. 
  • Students will use the commutative property to make ten.
  • Students will make ten when one addend is 8.




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

Week Ending 12/14/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will gain understanding of nonfiction texts by looking at the text features including the title and cover; understanding that some text features help locate information while others help the reader visualize information.
  • Growing readers will gain deeper understanding of information by discussing what they already know about the topic and deciding what they still want to learn.
  • Growing readers will activate prior knowledge by asking questions, making connections, and making predictions about what they might learn with their reading partners.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will explore different how-to topics by determining the steps or procedures for the topics.
  • Growing writers will generate a list of topics by using their interests and background knowledge.
  • Growing writers will select a how-to topic by thinking about a topic they know a lot about.

 

In math students will:

  • Students will solve word problems with three addends, two of which make ten.
  • Students will use the associative and commutative properties to make ten with three addends. 
  • Students will make ten when one addend is 9. 
  • Students will continue to practice fluency with addition up to 10.

 


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

 

Week Ending 11/30/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will determine which genre  a nonfiction text is by examining  a variety of genres within informational texts ( ex: biography, how-to, informational, articles, etc…)
  • Growing readers will determine Author’s Purpose by noticing different types of nonfiction text: Narrative, Persuasive,and Expository.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will discuss how  text features help the reader better understand  what they are reading, by exploring text features in a variety of How-to books.
  • Growing writers will notice text features used in How-to books by listing them.

 

In math students will:

  • Students will continue to utilize math drawings to solve subtraction math stories. 
  • Students will continue to practice fluency with addition up to 10.
  • Students will look for and make use of repeated reasoning and structure, by using the addition chart to subtraction problems.




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

 

Week Ending 11/16/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will notice differences between fiction and nonfiction text by examining text features.
  • Growing readers will decide what genre of nonfiction a text is by examining the variety of genres within informational texts.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will understand one type of informational text by exploring a variety How-to books.
  • Growing writers will learn about the author’s organization of How-to books by studying the features of How-to mentor texts.

 

In math students will:

  • Students will continue to utilize math drawings to solve subtraction math stories. 
  • Students will continue to practice fluency with addition up to 10.
  • Students will relate subtraction facts involving fives and doubles to corresponding decompositions. 
  • Students will relate subtraction facts from 10 to corresponding decompositions.




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

 

Week Ending 11/9/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will develop their fluency by reading smoothly (like they are talking).
  • Growing readers will work with a partner to understand a book by retelling it.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will publish their writing by rewriting their stories in their best handwriting, utilizing corrections from revising and editing, and adhering to the margins.
  • Growing writers will celebrate by sharing their published pieces.

 

In math students will:

  • Students will use math drawings to solve subtraction math stories. 
  • Practice fluency with addition up to 10.




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

 

Week Ending 11/2/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will practice fluency  by noticing the  punctuation in a story (periods, question marks, and exclamation points).
  • Growing readers will build stamina when reading their books independently and with a partner.

In writing students will:

  • Growing  writers  will select a small moment story from their writer’s notebook focusing on the sequence of events ( first, next, then, and finally). 
  • Growing writers will practice writing sentences with correct capitalization and end punctuation.

In math students will:

  • Students will determine the missing addend that makes 2 expressions equal. 
  • Practice fluency with addition up to 10.




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

 

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will retell the plot (beginning, middle, and end) of a text  by focusing on the most important parts.
  • Growing readers will build stamina when reading their books independently and with a partner.

In writing students will:

  • Growing  writers  will  collect information for their personal narratives by using their five senses.
  • Growing writers will practice writing sentences with correct capitalization and end punctuation.

In math students will:

  • Students will count on to find unknown part with sums up to ten. 
  • Practice fluency with addition up to 10.




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will practice 3 ways to read a book: read the pictures, read the words, and retell the story.
  • Growing readers will build stamina when reading their books independently and with a partner.

In writing students will:

  • Growing  writers  will  use  their heart maps to illustrate and write a story with a beginning, middle, and an end.
  • Growing writers will practice writing sentences with correct capitalization and end punctuation.

In math students will:

  • Students will count on to find the missing number in addition number sentences.
  • Practice fluency with addition up to 10.




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

 

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will review and practice  procedures for a successful reading workshop. They will identify and illustrate  procedures they are doing well, as well as which ones they are still  working on.
  • Growing readers will practice reading their just right books independently.

In writing students will:

  • Growing  writers  will  use  their generated lists of their favorite things,  to illustrate and write a complete sentence. 
  • Growing writers will practice writing sentences with correct capitalization and end punctuation.

In math students will:

  • Represent addition situations with number bonds, pictures, and number sentences.
  • Practice fluency with addition up to 10.

 

 

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Second Grade

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

Week Ending 12/21/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continue to get to know the characters in their books they read by paying attention to their wants and problems.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will continue to get to know their characters by identifying external and internal character traits.
  • Growing readers will begin to work independently to create a realistic character by describing their character which highlights internal traits. 

 

In math students will:

  • Compare three digit numbers using < , >, and =.
  • Finding 1, 10, and 100 more or less than a number.
  • Complete a pattern counting up and down.




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

Week Ending 12/14/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will get to know the characters in the books they read by paying attention to their wants and problems.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers understand that realistic fiction stories are written about true-to-life characters by identifying external character traits.

 

In math students will:

  • Count the total value of ones, tens, and hundreds with place value disks.
  • Read and write numbers within 1,000 after modeling with place value disks. 

 


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

 

Week Ending 11/30/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will understand Realistic Fiction and Fiction by identifying its attributes.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will be immersed in a variety of realistic fiction stories by listening to read alouds and discussing the attributes of realistic fiction. 

In math students will:

  • Write base ten three-digit numbers in unit form and show the value of each digit.
  • Write base ten numbers in expanded form.




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

 

Week Ending 11/9/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continue acknowledging the important parts of a story by identifying the essential story elements.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will make their writing more interesting by using their 5 senses.   

In math students will:

  • Bundle and count ones, tens, and hundreds




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

 

Week Ending 11/2/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers acknowledge the important parts of a story by identifying the essential story elements.

In writing students will:

  • 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.




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

 

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing Readers will enhance their comprehension by creating mental pictures in their head.
  • Growing Readers will monitor their understanding by retelling the beginning, middle and end of a story.

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”    

In math students will:

  • Measure with centimeter cubes and unit rulers.
  • Measure with centimeter rulers and meter sticks.




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

 

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will utilize their reader’s notebook. 
  • Growing readers will monitor their reading stamina by setting reading goals. 
  • Growing readers will continue  to use strategies to solve tricky or difficult words.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will create a Map of the Heart with things that they love.
  • Growing writers will narrow down the big ideas into seed ideas which are special  moments in time

In math students will:

  • Measure lengths using physical units and unit rulers.
  • Measure various objects using centimeter rulers and meter sticks.




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

 

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continue  to practice routines of routines and procedures of Readers Workshop.
  • 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:

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




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

 

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will continue  to practice routines of routines and procedures of Readers Workshop.
  • 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:

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

 

  

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Third Grade

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

Week Ending 12/21/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers learn the importance of activating prior knowledge prior to reading a nonfiction text.  They will complete KWL charts as they read and explore nonfiction texts.  
  • Growing readers of nonfiction explore and discover the setup or organization of facts on a page and decide how to read it.

 

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will count by units of 6 and 7 to multiply and divide using number bonds to decompose.
  • Mathematicians will interpret the unknown in multiplication and division to model and solve problems using units of 6 and 7. 
  • Mathematicians will continue to solve equations by solving the missing variable.

 

In writing students will: 

  • Growing writers will can diagram the parts of an expository writing piece to understand its structure and how ideas are developed.
  • Growing writers generate a list of familiar topics/an “expert list” to get ideas for their expository writing. 

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Try an activity on Get Epic!!!
Winter Concert: 12/21/18 @ 9:45
Winter Break: 12/24-1/1/19! ( school resumes on January 2nd )




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

Week Ending 12/14/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers of nonfiction understand the difference between the genres of fiction and nonfiction.
  • Growing readers of nonfiction become familiar with the different types of nonfiction texts such as articles, biographies, textbooks, and procedural written pieces.

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will study commutativity to find known facts of 6,7,8 and 9.
  • Mathematicians will multiply and divide with familiar facts using a letter to represent the unknown.

 

In writing students will: 

  • Growing writers will generate a list of familiar topics/an “expert list” to get ideas for their expository writing.
  • Growing writers will analyze the difference between writing fiction and nonfiction pieces.  

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Try an activity on Get Epic!!!
Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

 

 


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

 

Week Ending 11/30/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will learn how to gather evidence from the text to support their thinking of the selected trait. 
  • Growing readers will gather and organize the evidence to support their thinking.
  • Growing readers will draw conclusions about characters by utilizing schema and details to develop theories about characters.

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will add and subtract two and three digit measurements using the standard algorithm.
  • Mathematicians will continue to round to the nearest ten and hundred using two and three digit numbers.

 

In writing students will: 
  • Growing writers will learn strategies that will help them to “show” not just “tell” about events in their real or imagined story.
  • Writers will learn about many different ways to provide an interesting opening to their written piece as a whole.

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Try an activity on Get Epic!!!
Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!




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

 

Week Ending 11/16/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will learn how to gather evidence from the text to support their thinking of the selected trait. 
  • Growing readers will gather and organize the evidence to support their thinking.

 

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will solve mixed word problems involving all four operations with grams, kilograms, liters, and milliliters given in the same units.
  • Mathematicians will round two-digit measurements to the nearest ten on the vertical number line.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will learn strategies that will help them to “show” not just “tell” about events in their real or imagined story.
  • Writers will learn about many different ways to provide an interesting opening to their written piece as a whole.

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Try an activity on Get Epic!!!
No School on Monday 11/12/18!



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

 

Week Ending 11/9/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will learn about a character by utilizing evidence to think about how the character interacts with others.
  • Growing readers support their thinking about characters by learning how to gather evidence from the text.

 

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will decompose a liter to reason about the size of 1 liter, 100 milliliters, 10 milliliters, 1 milliliters.
  • Mathematicians will estimate and measure liquid volume in liters and milliliters using the vertical number line.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers choose their topic for narrative writing by thinking carefully and thinking carefully and thoughtfully about certain criteria. We can utilize a graphic organizer to help choose a topic to write about.
  • Growing writers can add clarity and description to their writing by identifying, collecting, and listing descriptive words.

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
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For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 11/2/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will learn about a character by using evidence to think about what he/she says (dialogue)
  • Growing readers learn about a character by utilizing evidence to think about how the character acts/behaves in different situations.

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will learn how to solve word problems involving time intervals within 1 hour by counting forward and backward, as well as showing their work on a number line.
  • Mathematicians will learn how to build and decompose a kilogram.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will learn how to “stretch” a moment.
  • Writers will learn how to further develop the events in their personal narrative by adding details and important happenings.

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Try an activity on Get Epic!!!
Please make sure Halloween costumes follow the guidelines sent home by Mrs. Young.



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

 

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will learn about a character by utilizing evidence to think about the characters traits.
  • Readers will look at how characters are described on the inside (internal), as well as on the outside (external).  

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will relate skip-counting by 5 on the clock and telling time to a continuous measurement model, the number line.
  • Mathematicians will count by fives and ones on the number line as a strategy to tell time to the nearest minute on the clock.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will begin 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!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Try an activity on Get Epic!!!



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

 

Week Ending 10/19/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers will differentiate between main characters and minor characters in the story.
  • Readers will look at how characters are described on the inside (internal), as well as on the outside (external).  

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians will study commutativity to find known facts 6,7,8 and 9.
  • Mathematicians will multiply and divide with familiar facts using a letter to represent the unknown.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers will draft the important events of their personal narrative.  
  • Growing writers will incorporate onomatopoeia into their writing pieces.   

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers are detectives looking for 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 math students will:

  • Mathematicians are applying the distributive property to decompose units of 2-5 and 10.
  • Students will solve two-step word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, while assessing the reasonableness.  

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers are beginning their writing piece by developing real or imagined experiences or events using descriptive details.  
  • Students are developing their writing piece by adding an even sequence that unfolds naturally using transitions to demonstrate sequential thinking. 

 

Sneakers everyday!
Study multiplication facts!
Remember to WRAP daily!
Schools are closed: 10/8/18 .  Have a nice long weekend!




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

 

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers are continuing to implement the routines and practices of the Reading Workshop.
  • Students will learn various prompts to help them furthering their partner discussions when referring to books during the reading workshop.
  • Students will identify the story elements in a text to deepen their understanding of what they are reading.  

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians are applying the distributive property to decompose units of 2-5 and 10.
  • Students will solve two-step word problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers are learning how to “stretch” a moment in a personal narrative that they are drafting.  
  • Writers will learn how to further develop the events in their personal narrative by adding details and important happenings. 

 

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Study multiplication facts!
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Picture Day 10/3/18




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

 

Week Ending 9/28/18

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers are continuing to implement the routines and practices of the Reading Workshop.
  • Students are continuing to learn how to use the classroom library to select “just right” books and read for sustained periods of time. 

In math students will:

  • Mathematicians are learning about the relationship between addition and multiplication, as well as the relationship between division and multiplication.  
  • Visual aids, such as arrays and number bonds are being taught to further promote the understanding of multiplication.  

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers are learning 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.

 

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Study multiplication facts!
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Back to School Night 9/26/18

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Fourth Grade


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

Week Ending 12/14/18

In reading students will:

  • understand theme, conflict and foreshadowing by noticing when a word, object, or situation is mentioned repeatedly.

 

In writing students will:

  • make decisions about what notes and ideas will support their thesis statement by including only relevant information.

In math students will:

  • find factor pairs for numbers to 100, and use understanding of factors to define prime and composite. 

 

 


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

 

Week Ending 11/30/18

In reading students will:

  • think about different aspects of their book/topic by looking for patterns and connections between different ideas.

In writing students will:

  • achieve new and deeper understandings of the characters they meet in stories by selecting quotes from the story and writing about what these quotes reveal about the character.

In math students will:

  • understand and solve division problems with a remainder using the array and area models.




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

 

Week Ending 11/16/18

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:

  • reflect on what is working in their writing and make plans for the next steps by self-reflecting.

In math students will:

  • multiply three- and four-digit numbers by one-digit numbers applying the standard algorithm.




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

 

Week Ending 11/9/18

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:

  • revise their writing by including aspects of the story they may have left out such as thought, action and appropriate dialogue.

In math students will:

  • use place value disks to represent two-digit by one-digit multiplication.




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

 

Week Ending 11/2/18

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:

  • revise their writing by including aspects of the story they may have left out such as thought, action and appropriate dialogue.

In math students will:

  • solve multiplicative comparison word problems by applying the area and perimeter formulas




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

 

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • grow insightful ideas about characters by using precise, true words to convey their thoughts about the character.

In writing students will:

  • 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?”

In math students will:

  • solve multiplicative comparison word problems by applying the area and perimeter formulas




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:

  • become teachers for themselves and their peers by providing conversational feedback to one another in order to allow the writer to uncover layers of an idea.

In math students will:

  • know and relate metric units to place value units in order to express measurements in different units.




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

  • identify the point of view (perspective) of the narrator by analyzing who is telling the story.

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:

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




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

 

Week Ending 10/5/18

In reading students will:

  • gain deeper understandings of a text by using the author's description of the story elements to visualize/envision the story.

In writing students will:

  • generate ideas by thinking about major issues in our lives, such as bullying, family pressure, or fitting in at school.

In math students will:

  • solve additive compare word problems modeled with tape diagrams.

 

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Fifth Grade

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

Week Ending 12/21/18

In reading students will:

  • learn about a character by studying what they say (dialogue) and how they say it (actions). 
  • revise or add new theories about a character by identifying a time (or times) when a character acts “out of character.” 

 

In writing students will:

  • strengthen written claims by paraphrasing evidence from the text.
  • revise sentences and paragraphs to ensure they flow smoothly by using transitional words.

 

In math students will:

  • divide three- and four-digit dividends by two-digit divisors resulting in two- and three-digit quotients, reasoning about the decomposition of successive remainders in each place value.
  • divide decimal dividends by multiples of 10, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point and making connections to a written method.
  • use basic facts to approximate decimal quotients with two-digit divisors, reasoning about the placement of the decimal point.



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

Week Ending 12/7/18

In reading students will:

  • recognize the major issues that develop with characters by identifying the central conflicts.  
  • formulate theories about characters by noticing how they respond to challenges in a text.

 

In writing students will:

  • write a thesis statement by organizing their ideas.
  • develop their thesis by using evidence and examples from the text.  

 

In math students will:

 

  • reason about the product of a whole number and a decimal with hundredths using place value understanding and estimation.
  • use whole number multiplication to express equivalent measurements.
  • use fraction and decimal multiplication to express equivalent measurements.




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

 

Week Ending 11/30/18

In reading students will:

  • envision and empathize with characters by remembering a time in their lives when they lived through something similar.
  • work to understand characters by selecting precise words that accurately describe their main character.

 

In writing students will:

  • empathize with characters by writing about the critical choices and strong emotions of the characters.
  • can compare and contrast characters by analyzing their motives and actions. 
  • can compare and contrast characters by analyzing their motives and actions. 

In math students will:
  • fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm to solve multi-step word problems
  • multiply decimal fractions with tenths by multi-digit whole numbers using place value understanding to record partial products.
  • multiply decimal fractions by multi-digit whole numbers through conversion to a whole number problem and reasoning about the placement of the decimal.




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

 

Week Ending 11/16/18

In reading students will:

  • grow complex ideas about characters by sharing ideas with book club members and using prompts to elicit conversation.
  • recognize the importance of time efficiency and contributions to meaningful discussions of a book club by generating expectations and identifying roles

In writing students will:

  • write about their characters by analyzing their motives and actions.
  • empathize with characters by writing about the critical choices and strong emotions of the characters

 

In math students will:

 

  • Multiply decimal fractions with tenths by multi-digit whole
    numbers using place value understanding to record partial products
  • Multiply decimal fractions by multi-digit whole numbers
    through conversion to a whole number problem and reasoning about the
    placement of the decimal




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

 

Week Ending 11/9/18

In reading students will:

  • recognize the benefits of reading in a book club by being able to view the text through the eyes of other readers. 
  • recognize that working in a book club requires compromise and patience by considering book club etiquette.

In writing students will:

  • celebrate their narratives by sharing excerpts from their writing with their peers.
  • build a strong foundation of text by being immersed in quality mentor text book discussions.

In math students will:

  • connect visual models and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm without renaming.
  • connect area models and the distributive property to partial products of the standard algorithm with renaming.




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

 

Week Ending 11/2/18

In reading students will:

  • grapple with themes by make inferences using text evidence.
  • recognize similarities in themes from various texts and begin finding recurrent themes and universal truths by synthesizing information and ideas.

In writing students will:

  • edit their narratives using a checklist, as well as the support of peer editing. 
  • publish their work by examining all the editing and revising they made to their drafts.  

In math students will:

  • write and interpret numerical expressions and compare expressions using a visual model.
  • convert numerical expressions into unit form as a mental strategy for multi-digit multiplication.




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

 

Week Ending 10/26/18

In reading students will:

  • identify the theme of a text by providing text evidence to support a conclusion about the story’s main message to the reader. 
  • synthesize the information and ideas from a story to identify the theme or universal truth being presented, and the events that support the theme or universal truth.

In writing students will:

  • revise their narratives by using a variety of learned strategies.
  • edit their narratives using a checklist, as well as the support of peer editing. 

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.




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

 

Week Ending 10/12/18

In reading students will:

  • 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:

  • recognize pacing in their narrative by selecting an action and adding details.
  • Writers bring out the internal story by using scenes from the past or
    future (flashback/flash forward) in their writing.

In math students will:

  • Multiply a decimal fraction by single-digit whole numbers,
    including using estimation to confirm the placement of the decimal point.
  • 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 10/5/18

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.
  • deepen comprehension by recognizing that authors tell stories from various perspectives and how their perspective affects the events in the story..

In writing students will:

  • recognize the theme of their personal narrative by identifying the message.
  • improve their writing by using purposeful dialogue.
  • recognize pacing in their narrative by selecting an action and adding details.

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. 
  • 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.

 

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