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Lindell Elementary School

Weekly Update
 

 

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

 

Kindergarten

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 12/13/19

In reading students will:

  • Identify characters in the story or the "Who" in the story by examining the pictures and previewing the book.
  • Understand that a book may have more than one character by identifying the main character and the supporting characters.
  • Identify the setting of a story by analyzing the pictures and thinking about the word in the text to answer the question "Where."

 

In writing students will:

  • Understand what a label is by identifying its purpose.
  • Write their own labels by utilizing their knowledge of letter sounds.
  • Understand their surroundings better by labeling items around their classroom environment.

 

In math students will:

  • Find and describe flat triangles, squares, rectangles, hexagons, and circles using informal language without naming.
  • Explain decisions about classifications of triangles into categories using variants and non-examples. Identify shapes as triangles.
  • Explain decisions about classifications of rectangles into categories using variants and non-examples. Identify shapes as rectangles.

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First Grade

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 12/13/19

In reading students will:

  • connect each type of nonfiction to the Author's Purpose chart.
    P - Persuade (Persuasive)
    I - Inform (Expository)
    E - Entertain (Narrative)


In writing students will:

  • work in small groups and choose How-to discussion topics. They will discuss the different things needed for this How-to and the steps needed, using transition words.

 

In math students will:

  • use the commutative property to make ten.
  • make ten when one addend is 8.


Other notes or information:
Save the Date: The First Grade Annual Sing-Along is Tuesday, December 17th at 9:30 am

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Second Grade


For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 12/13/19

In reading students will:

  • Growing readers track their characters' feelings by noticing how they change in the beginning, middle and end of the story.

 

In writing students will:

  • Growing writers understand that the foundation of an interesting realistic fiction story starts with a solid, believable problem.

 

In math students will:

  • Model 1 more and 1 less, 10 more and 10 less, and 100 more and 100 less when changing the hundreds place.

 

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Third Grade

For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 12/13/19

In reading students will:

  • understand the text better by developing and answering questions as they read.

In writing students will:

  • determine if a topic or idea from their interest list will work for their writing by generating more ideas about the topic using a web.


In math students will:

  • estimate sums and differences of measurements by rounding, and then solve mixed word problems.

 

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Fourth Grade


For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 12/13/19

In reading students will:

  • Readers will understand how different text features help them better understand the text. Readers will also ask themselves, "What is the text feature really helping me understand?"

In writing students will:

  • Writers research both sides of an issue in order to understand both perspectives of a topic in order to determine a thesis of their informational persuasive essay.

 

In math students will:

  • Students will dissect word problems to solve long division problems using the area model, standard algorithm, and number bonds.

 

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Fifth Grade


For the week ahead we anticipate that students will...

 

Week Ending 12/13/19

In reading students will:

  • Orient themselves to complex nonfiction texts by using text features and background knowledge/schema.

 

In writing students will:

  • Prepare themselves for writing in new genres by familiarizing themselves with the characteristics of the genres.

 

In math students will:

  • Continue to solve division word problems involving multi-division with two and three digit divisors.

 

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