Please take the time to read this over. It briefly outlines the course of study we will follow this year in different subject areas.
- Reading Workshop:
–Unit 1 – Interpreting Characters
–Unit 2 – Purposeful Reading of Non-fiction
–Unit 3 – Reading History
–Unit 4 – Historical Fiction Clubs
- Writing Workshop:
–Unit 1 – Realistic Fiction
–Unit 2 – Personal and Persuasive Essays
–Unit 3 – Brining History to Life
–Unit 4 – Literary Essay
- Place Value and Operations with Whole Numbers
–Place Value, Addition & Subtraction
–Multiply by 1-Digit and 2-Digit Numbers
–Divide by 1-Digit Numbers
–Factors, Multiples and Patterns
- Fractions and Decimals
–Fraction Equivalence and Comparison
-Add & Subtract Fractions
-Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers
–Relate Fraction and Decimals
- Measurement & Geometry
–Perimeter and Area
- Soils, Rocks and Landforms
- Living Systems
- Putnam / Northern Westchester BOCES:
-Introduction: Map Skills/Geograpy
–Unit 1: The Three Worlds: Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans Meet in NYS
–Unit 2: The Impact of the Colonial & Revolutionary Periods on NY and the New Nation
–Unit 3: Local & State Government in NYS
-Unit 4: Change Comes to New York
-Current Events – “Scholastic News”
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING:
- Lions Quest
Focus on encouraging the content of their character
LISTENING AND SPEAKING:
These skills will be evaluated in all subject areas through discussions and oral reports.
The children will relate positively to their peers and to adults.
One basic rule— “THE GOLDEN RULE” ---Do to others as you would have them do to you.
I will be giving extra help on Tuesday mornings at 8:20 - 8:50am. Please make sure to complete the Extra Help pass and send it in with your child in a timely manner. Thank you! If needed, you may download the Extra Help Pass from the Harbor homepage.