Unit 8:

    Consonant blends and digraph blends

    Blending and reading words with up to four sounds

    Segmenting and spelling words with up to four sounds

    Suffix -s added to words with four sounds

    R-controlled vowel sounds: ar, or, er, ir, ur

    Reading with accuracy and prosody

    High frequency trick words: would, could, should, her, over, number

    Sample words: bump, stash, bled, past, pinch, shrug, steps


    Unit 9: 

    Closed syllable concept with short vowels

    Closed syllable vs. open syllable

    Vowel team syllables for: ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, oi, oy

    Narrative fiction vs. informational books

    High frequency trick words: say, says, see, between, each

    Sample words: click, chunk, sniffs



     Unit 2: Nonfiction

    Students have been working in study groups (Community Workers, Space, Ocean Animals and Insects).  

    They will conclude this unti by creating murals based on their study group.

    Students will be able to:

    • Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. 
    • Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
    • Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
    • Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
    • Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

    Unit 3: Fables and Stories

    The next unit, students will be abke to:

    • Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
    • Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
    • Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
    • Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
    • Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
    • With prompting and support, students will make cultural connections to text and self.
    • Make connections between self, text, and the world around them (text, media, social interaction).


    Unit 2: Nonfiction Writing 

    Students have been working hard creating nonfiction books.  These books have all of the features in nonfiction text (table of contents, facts, glossary, diagrams, etc.)



    Unit 2: Inro. to Place Value + & - to 20

    1. Represent and solve word problems involving addition and subtraction with the mystery number in all positions.
    2. Understand and apply properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction by using strategies.
    3. Fluently add and subtract within 10 using a variety of strategies.
    4. Understand place value by understanding a number is created with tens and ones.
    5. Reason abstractly and quantitatively by realizing that an addition sentence with a mystery number can be solved by using subtraction.
    6. Use decompositions of numbers when both subtracting and adding.
    7. Look for and make use of structure of ten to add within the teens and to subtract from teens.
    8. Look for and make use of repeated reasoning by internalizing the commutative and associative properties to look for ways to make ten within situations and equations.