2 Reading Workshop We will work extensively on comprehension strategies, fluency and most importantly, the joy of reading.Whole Group Lesson FocusSpelling/PhonicsGrammarReading and VocabularyReading Workshop FocusMake Connections, Question, Prior Knowledge (Schema), Visualize, Infer, Summarize, SynthesisCenter Rotations (Daily Five):Read to SelfRead with a PartnerListen to ReadingWritingSpelling/Word WorkMisc: Computer, Reading Based Games, Active Board Etc.Working with Guided Reading GroupsGuided ReadingStudents meet in small groups with others at the same instructional reading level to work on strategies to boost comprehension, fluency, and work on strategies to become better readers.
3 Writing WorkshopStudents will be involved in daily writing activities to boost their skills as thinkers and communicators.Writing ProcessModeled Writing-mini-lessons on narrative, persuasive, response to literature and expository writing.Independent Writing in all content areas.
4 MathMath FrameworksMoney, Place Value to 1000, Time to 5 minutes, Comparing and Ordering Numbers, Patterns, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, and Word Problems (No Book, Only Practice Book)Automatic Recall of Addition/Subtraction Facts up to 20 by December-Practice daily with flash cards, games and computer sites. (45 +/- in 3 minutes)Variety of experiences - children “do” mathPartner & small-group activitiesSkill Reinforcement through:PracticeEnrichmentProblem SolvingMath GamesManipulativesSunshine Math Information
5 ScienceUNITS:Life CyclesMatterAstronomyForces and Motion
6 Social Studies Georgia Geography Elected officials and landmarks (state and national)Native American cultures of Georgia (Creek and Cherokee)Economics of Georgia – Supply and DemandFamous Georgians and their contributions
7 I am looking forward to a spectacular year! THANK YOU FOR COMING!!