During Quarter Four Students will:
- Compose 3-digit numbers using concrete models, drawings, place value strategies and written methods
- Use mental strategies with addition and subtraction within 20.
- Decompose 3-digit numbers using concrete models, drawings, place value strategies and written methods
- Identify attributes of shapes - recognize, describe and draw: triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons and hexagons.
In reading we will:
- Read and discuss Junior Great Book stories - ask and answer questions, describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning
- Read poetry - describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning
- Read folktales - ask and answer questions to determine a central message, lesson or moral.
- Ask and Answer questions, meaning of words/phrases, clarifying images
- Use text features to make connections between historical events
- Use text features to identify the main topic, author's reasons, and recount key details.
- Use glossaries and comprehension strategies to identify the meanings of words and phrases
- Use compound words, adverbs, and adjectives
- Identify prefixes and root words
- Use collaborative conversations in small groups
In writing, we will focus on narrative and informational writing. We will:
- Write poetry - describe feelings and thoughts, describe actions
- Introduce a topic, use facts to develop points, gather information to answer a question, and develop a closing statement
Students will receive spelling instruction based on
their needs through the Words Their Way program.
We will learn about:
- Comparisons of plant and animal basic needs and life cycles
- Continue with Moon observation (over time)
- Learn about the life cycle of a butterfly and other animal life cycles
Social Studies this quarter will focus on history. We will learn about:
- School, community and government leaders
- Information about the past - using informational texts and biographies
- Biographies of American leaders, innovator and heroes of the past
Mrs. Bev Berman | Mrs. Mary Cohen | Ms. Kate Hogan | Mrs. Susan Zacks