• READER'S WORKSHOP

    Unit 3: Readers Have Big Jobs to Do

    Bend I: Readers Have Important Jobs to Do

    Students will do a triple-check, asking, “Does that make sense?” ‘Does that look right?” “Does that sound right?”

    Students will set their own reading goals.

    Students will call on their partners to help then use strategies and check their reading.

    Bend II: Readers Add New Tools to Read Hard Words

    Students will think about what is happening in the story to help them problem solve a difficult word.

    Students will listen carefully as they read to consider what word might come next, thinking, “What Kind of word would fit here?”

    Students will trying reading words two ways, using a short and long vowel sound.

    Students will read sight words in continuous text fluently, and to expand their repertoire of known words by rereading.

    Bend III: Readers Use Tools to Understand Their Books

    Students will envision the scene as they read, using the pictures and the words to make a movie in their mind.

    Students will pay attention to the dialogue and keep track of who’s talking as they read the text to infer the meaning of to all the books they read.

    Students will use clues in the illustrations and the text to infer the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary, extending what they learned to do with nonfiction books to all the books they read.

    FUNDATIONS

    Level 1

    Unit 7:

    -Glued sounds: ang, ing, ong, ung, ank, ink, onk, unk

    -Blending and reading words with ng and nk

    -Segmenting and spelling words with ng and nk

    -Story retelling

    -Prosody with echo reading

    -Trick Words: out, so, are, two, about, into, only, other, new

    -Sample words: bang, bank, pink

    Unit 8:

    -Blending and reading words with four sounds (+ suffix –s)

    -Segmenting and spelling words with four sounds (+ suffix –s)

    -Story retelling

    -Prosody with echo reading

    -Trick Words: some, could, want, say, do, first, any, my, now

    -Sample words: bump, stash, bled, past, step

    Unit 9:

    -Teach the concept of closed syllable

    -Story retelling

    -Prosody with echo reading

    -Trick Words: our over, come, would after, also

    -Sample words: kit, slip, stash

    Unit 10:

    -Blending and reading words with five sounds (+ suffix –s)

    -Segmenting and spelling words with five sounds (+ suffix –s)

    -Words with suffix –s used as action words vs. plurals

    -Story retelling

    -Prosody with echo reading

    -Trick Words: many, before, called, how, your, down, should, because, each

    -Sample words: stump, clasp, strap

    WRITER'S WORKSHOP

    Unit 3: Writing Reviews: Opinion

    Students will be writing opinion writing pieces with independence.

    Students will be stating their opinion and supporting it with reasons.

    Students will be creating their own book review.

    Following the writing process:

    1. Planing/Prewriting

    2. Drafting

    3. Revising

    4. Editing

    5. Publishing

    MATH

    Unit 4: Place Value, Comparison, + and - to 40

    Students will be able to solve word problems using manipulatives/base ten blocks/dimes/pennies/drawings.

    Students will be able to label their drawings.

    Students will solve for the mystery number/unknown number in both addition and subtraction equations and word problems.

    Students will be able to write an addition or subtraction equation that matches a word problem.

    Students will demonstrate their understanding of +, -, and = signs through their use of writing equations.

    Students will verbally count on from one number to another (i.e. 5+3....say five, six, seven, eight).

    Students will demonstrate their understanding of place value by decomposing a number into tens and ones (i.e. 36 --> 3 tens and 6 ones)