What We Will Learn in Quarter Three!
Math: This quarter we will work on…
…comparing numbers to 1000 using the <,>, or = signs.
…consistently adding and subtracting numbers to 20 mentally using strategies such as counting on, making a ten, decomposing a ten, creating an easier problem, or using the relationship between addition and subtraction.
…adding and subtracting within 1000 using concrete models or drawings and mentally adding or subtracting 10 or 100 to a given number within 1000.
…consistently and independently using addition and subtraction to solve one and two step word problems within 100.
…solve word problems involving the quarter, penny, nickel and dime. Students will use the dollar and cent signs correctly.
Reading: This quarter we will work on…
…reading at a level L or higher.
…asking and answering questions about key details in a nonfiction text.
…recount stories, including fables and folktales and determining the moral or message of the story.
…acknowledging the different points of views of characters in the story, including reading with different voices for each character.
…comparing and contrasting similar stories from different cultures or by different authors.
This quarter we work on opinion writing. Students will write pieces in which they introduce the book or topic they are writing about, provide their opinion along with reasons and examples. They must use linking words such as because, and, also. Their writing must also include an ending or concluding statement.
Science: This quarter we will work on…
…describing physical attributes of stars such as size and brightness.
…comparing and contrasting our star (sun) with other stars by discussing size and brightness.
Social Studies: This quarter we will work on…
…learning about the lives of Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King Jr., and Juliette Gordon Low. We will focus on how these famous people adapted to and were influenced by their environments.