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Lindell 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 01/31/20

In reading students will:

  • recognize the features of nonfiction/informational texts by comparing and contrasting fiction and nonfiction texts.
  • recognize the different forms of nonfiction/informational texts by examining examples.
  • activate their prior knowledge by thinking about what they already know about their topic before they begin reading their nonfiction/informational texts.

In writing students will:

  • edit their list and label pages by using an editing checklist.
  • publish their list and label pages by including a cover that is engaging to the reader.
  • publish their list and label pages by including a dedication page that gives the reader insight into the writer's process.


In math students will:

  • compare objects using heavier than, lighter than, and the same as with balance scales.
  • compare the weight of an object to a set of unit weights on a balance scale.
  • compare using heavier and lighter than with classroom objects. 

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First Grade

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

 

Week Ending 01/31/20

In reading students will:

  • select a new, just right book to read with a partner. Students will ask questions before reading the story using the cover, the blurb (if available) and a picture walk.


In writing students will:

  • independently practice using the process for opinion writing verbally with a partner. Using OREO.

    Opinion - tell how you feel about the topic (introduce)

    Reasons - tell someone reasons or information to support your opinion

    Examples - tell details or examples that support your opinion

    Opinion - restate your opinion with feelings (conclude)

 

In math students will:

  • Order, measure, and compare the length of objects before and after measuring with centimeter cubes, solving compare with difference unknown word problems.

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Second Grade


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

 

Week Ending 01/31/20

In reading students will:

  •  Growing readers will celebrate their characters by creating Character Posters.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers enrich their writing by adding meaningful dialogue to the scenes of their stories.

 

In math students will:

  • Represent subtraction with and without the decomposition of 1 ten as 10 ones with manipulatives.

 

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Third Grade

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

 

Week Ending 01/31/20

In reading students will:

  • compare the most important points and key details by reading across texts.


In writing students will:

  • draft a conclusion by analyzing the conclusion of Ballet, and discussing the connection between the introduction, body and conclusion.


In math students will:

  • identify and use arithmetic patterns to multiply.

 

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Fourth Grade


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

 

Week Ending 01/31/20

In reading students will:

  • Readers self-monitor comprehension by annotating a text when close reading.

In writing students will:

  • Reflect, revise and edit. Students will reflect on their argumentative essays using their on demand piece from teaching point 1 and the opinion checklist/rubric. Students will choose the one essay they are most proud of and enhance it with their knowledge gained over the last few weeks.

 

In math students will:

  • Analyze and classify triangles based on side length, angle measure or both.

 

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Fifth Grade


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

 

Week Ending 01/31/20

In reading students will:

  • Recognize and discuss the impact of fact and opinion in Feature Articles using BIG FOX as a pre-reading nonfiction strategy.

 

In writing students will:

  • Make a list of topics for features articles by considering the audience and purpose for their writing as they consider what is relevant and newsworthy to them.

 

In math students will:

  • Add fractions using like units numerically as they continue the use of number line strategy and/or rectangular fraction model for RDW.

 

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