Students will learn comprehension strategies, story structure, and have interactive discussions of story events. They will also identify parts of a story, retell/reenact, and sequence events in a story.
Students will learn comprehension strategies for informational text, describe connections between two ideas or facts, and have interactive discussions of story events. They will also identify parts of a book, the reason for the informational text, and compare/contrast information.
Students will learn concepts of words, letters, and sounds to understand language. Using the alphabet, they will learn to blend and segment sounds, match words with the same beginning and ending sounds, use illustrations, letters, words, and sentences to express their ideas. In addition, they will develop the ability to rhyme, and be able to make and decode words.
Students will learn number names and the count sequence.
Students will learn to count to tell the number of objects.
Students will learn to compare numbers.
Students will understand addition as putting together and adding to.
Students will understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.
Students will work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.
Students will learn to describe and compare measurable attributes.
Students will learn to classify objects and count the number of objects in each category.
Students will learn to identify and describe shapes.
Students will learn to analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes.
Students will draw and label their drawings to write focused personal moments.
Students will write teaching books using pictures and words.
Students will write true stories using readable words.
Students will write how-to books on a procedure familiar to them.
Students will write persuasive letters using words and pictures to express what they want.
Our Science units include: Weather & Climate, Animals, Plants, & their Environment, Forces and Interactions-Pushes & Pulls
Our Social Studies units include: Families, Communities, Citizenship/Our Country, Holidays and Special Days, and Geography.