A Look At Our Learning


Students are learning about:
(See the * for most current skill being taught)

Reading:

Determining the Author’s Purpose of a text. Why did the author write this?



Asking and Answering Questions with Non-Fiction Passages. We have modeled and focused on flipping the question to write a complete answer. 
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Determining the Structure of fiction stories-beginning, middle, and end. Summarizing and retelling.

Describing how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges

Identifying the Main Idea (topic) and key details of a multiparagraph text. 

Identifying if a statement is a fact and opinion

Identifying the author’s point of a text and the reasons they give to support ideas in the text

Comparing and Contrasting 2 different images or objects

Comparing and contrasting how countries around the world celebrate holidays

*Using images, text clues, and schema to make inferences



Math: 

Understanding Place Value and the number value of each digit in a 3-digit number


Adding and Subtracting within 100, Using partners of ten and making tens to solve problems

Reading and writing numbers to 1000 using base ten blocks, Unit, Expanded, and Word Form

Comparing two 3-digit numbers using the <,>,=. Ordering numbers from least to greatest and greatest to least directions

Fluently adding and subtracting within 100 using place value strategies

Fluently adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers with and without regrouping

 

Fluently adding 2 and 3 digit numbers with and without regrouping, using the vertical strategy

Demonstrating fluency with addition and subtraction within 100 (regrouping and no regrouping)

Demonstrating fluency of 3 digit by 3 digit addition and subtraction within 100 (with regrouping)

*Demonstrating fluency of 3 digit by 3 digit subtraction within 100 (with regrouping)

 

Writing: *Flipping the question to write a complete sentence. Focusing on Capital Letters and Punctuation



Social Studies:
 
Learning to classify 3 types of Communities (Urban, Suburban, and Rural)

 

Interpreting maps of school and community that contain symbols, legends, and cardinal directions

*Interpreting the meanings of symbols and locations on community, country, and world maps


Science:

Learning the importance of the sun’s energy for all living things

Distinguishing the 4 seasons and their attributes


Learning weather tools and their purposes

Understanding the relationship between sound and vibrating objects

Understanding the three states of matter (solids, liquids, gases)

Understanding migration and animal adaptations

 

*Recognizing the different animal classifications