Reading: We are working on a unit called Looking Closely at Familiar Texts. Along with reading old favorites we are reading pattern books that are at their independent reading level. We are creating books that the have the students pictures and that were written and created by the class. These book allow for students to make personal connections to the stories.
Writing: .We have just finished writing like a scientist. Now we are learning to write pattern books just like the books we are reading!
Math: Everyday Mathematics Unit 4
Classifying by shape and size; Graphing and analyzing data; Representing numbers on ten frames;
Exploring teen numbers; Composing and decomposing numbers with snap cubes; Exploring weight and capacity; Counting by tens; Playing “Top-It” with number cards; Using the number grid as a counting tool
Integrated Studies: Winter and Animal Adaptations