There will be some activities and assignments that are ongoing throughout the year; they will be marked in green.
Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking.
Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts.
Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways.
Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message.
Assignments/Activities: Language Arts curricular competencies are also covered in Social Studies.
Big Book Project (Art)
40 Books Challenge
Mixed numbers and decimal numbers represent quantities that can be decomposed into parts and wholes.
Linear relations can be identified and represented using expressions with variables and line graphs and can be used to form generalizations.
Model mathematics in contextualized experiences
COMMUNICATING AND REPRESENTING
Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways
Represent mathematical ideas in concrete, pictorial, and symbolic forms
Assignments/Activities: I teach math using a guided math concept. All the students are put into groups and they will work in stations such as problem solving, math drills, math games, apps etc. to help master the skills. Although sometimes the main concepts are the same between the two grades, the details are different.
Design can be responsive to identified needs.
Empathize with potential users to find issues and uncover needs and potential design opportunities (Understanding context)
Identify criteria for success and any constraints (Defining)