Writing</li></li></ul><li>Shared Reading<br />Reading Street by Scott Foresman<br />Theme based <br />Whole group skill instruction<br />Multiple exposure to the text<br />Selection tests to monitor skills and comprehension modeled throughout the week<br />
Guided Reading“The ultimate goal of guided reading is to help children learn how to use independent reading strategies successfully.” *Fountas and Pinnell*<br /><ul><li>Small group lessons at students’ instructional reading level
Comprehension and decoding skills are supported through leveled text
Skills taught through shared reading are reinforced during small group instruction
Flexible grouping monitored through teacher observation and assessment</li></li></ul><li>Self selected texts that they can and want to read<br />Extended independent reading time to improve fluency and allows students to practice the strategies they have internalized<br />Fosters interest and motivation<br />Models fluency<br />Engages students in interactive discussion<br />Demonstrates comprehension of text<br />INDEPENDENT READING<br />READ ALOUD<br />
+<br />SPELLING<br />WRITING<br />Two week cycle<br />Five core words which spiral throughout the year<br />Five pattern words<br />Two application words<br />Skills embedded within program (contractions, compound words, antonyms…)<br />Six-Traits of writing;<br />Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions<br />Five day writing plan;<br /><ul><li>Brainstorming, Skill, Modeling, Product, Busting</li></ul>Journaling/Free Writing<br />
Skill building games</li></ul>Collect 25 Cents, Tens Go Fish, Plus 1 or 2 Bingo<br /><ul><li>Opportunities for extra practice/extension</li></li></ul><li>Rocket Math<br />Great for practicing basic math facts<br />Only lasts about 10 minutes a day<br />Individual goals<br />Allows each child to move at his/her own pace<br />
Some Possible Strategies<br />14 + 20 =<br />10 + 20 = 30 <br />4 + 0 = 4<br />30 + 4 = 34<br />Other possibilities include showing work or thinking on the Number Line or Hundreds Chart <br />df<br /> 10<br />10<br />df<br /> 10<br /> 14<br />+20<br />14 + 20 =<br />30 + 4 =<br />
Social Studies, Science, and Health <br />Social Studies<br /><ul><li> History
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