Curriculum Updates...

English Language Arts:

Comprehension Strategy:
  • Fix -up stragety- students ability to go back and make corrections that will help them to better understand.

  • Fluency Example: "If what you are reading doesn't make sense re-read with a slower pace."
  • Making connections with Text based on your background knowledge.


  • Student will be graded on their ability to construct a sentence.

  • Daily I check their writing abilities in all content areas.

  • I even check their written explanation on how to flexibly solve work problems.

Words Works:

Not only will I assess their abilities to spell the words.

I will evaluate how they are able to put the spelling words in a well constructed sentence.


All content areas will have its own vocabulary , so don't seek for one particular list.
Remind student the review all vocabulary (math, science , social studies, and language arts.)


Daily word problems - I will also be reviewing basic math skills multiplications, subtracting w/ zeros and division.

  • Many students had difficulty with the multiplication, please remember to practice basic facts.

Here is a list of Math books:

Sir Cumference and the great Knight of Angleland by Cindy Neuschwander
The Greed Triangle by Marilyn Burns
The Amazing Impossible Erie Canal By Cheryl Harness
Tiger Math by Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel
Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar By Masaichiro and Mitsumasa
Fraction Action by Loreen Leedy
O, Say Can You See? by Shelia Keenan
Piece= Part= Portion, Fractions= Decimals=Percent by Scott Gifford
Fidn the Constellations by H.A. Rey
Ploar Bear Math by Ann Whitehead Nagda and Cindy Bickel
Go, Fractions by Judith Bauer Stamper
The Division Wipe off Book by Melissa Hartley
Building with Shapes by Rebecca Weber
The Math Chef by Joan D'Amico and Karen Eich Drummond
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the cone by Cindy Neuschwander

Social Studies:



Theme: Ecosystems.

  1. Interdependence: Describe how living and nonliving things affect the life of an animal. (Choose one)


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