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  • 1-Language

    September 29, 2016

    1st Grade — Language Arts Reading and writing are taught explicitly during dedicated times each week. We use Lucy Calkins Writing and Collaborative Classroom Being a Reader throughout each grade level K-2. Reading Key Practices Building good reading habits Reading comprehension Fluency Phonics Decoding High frequency words Approaches to Learning Collaborative Classroom Being a Reader Small..

  • 2-Language

    September 29, 2016

    2nd Grade — Language Arts Reading and writing are taught explicitly during dedicated times each week. We use Collaborative Classroom Being a Reader and Being a Writer in 2nd grade. Reading Units of Study Reading life Making connections Visualizing Making inferences Wondering Text features Determining important ideas Approaches to Learning Reading Workshop Small group reading Read..

  • 3-Language

    September 29, 2016

    3rd Grade — Language Arts Reading and writing are taught explicitly during dedicated times each week. We use Lucy Calkins Writing and Collaborative Classroom Making Meaning in third grade. Reading Making Meaning The Reading Community Visualizing – Poetry and Fiction Making Inferences – Fiction Wondering/Questioning – Narrative Non-Fiction and Expository Non-Fiction Using Text Features – Expository..

  • 4-Language

    September 29, 2016

    4th Grade — Language Arts In fourth grade, a more integrated approach to reading and writing instruction is introduced to prepare students for the transition to the upper grades. We use Being a Reader and Being a Writer. Reading Units of Study Building a reading community Recognizing text features and questioning in expository fiction Analyzing text..

  • 5-Language

    September 29, 2016

    5th Grade — Language Arts Reading, writing, and social studies are taught in an integrated course called humanities. The content is guided by essential questions that inform reading material selections, study trips, research projects, and presentations. Teachers collaborate with other departments to further extend the cross-curricular nature of the humanities program, fully integrating the themes of..

  • 6-Language

    September 29, 2016

    6th Grade — Language Arts Reading, writing, and social studies are taught in an integrated course called humanities. The content is guided by essential questions that inform reading material selections, study trips, research projects, and presentations. Teachers collaborate with other departments to further extend the cross-curricular nature of the humanities program, fully integrating the themes of..

  • 7-Language

    September 29, 2016

    7th Grade — Language Arts Reading, writing, and social studies are taught in an integrated course called humanities. The content is guided by essential questions that inform reading material selections, study trips, research projects, and presentations. Teachers collaborate with other departments to further extend the cross-curricular nature of the humanities program, fully integrating the themes of..

  • 8-Language

    September 29, 2016

    8th Grade — Language Arts Reading, writing, and social studies are taught in an integrated course called humanities. The content is guided by essential questions that inform reading material selections, study trips, research projects, and presentations. Teachers collaborate with other departments to further extend the cross-curricular nature of the humanities program, fully integrating the themes of..

  • k-Language

    September 12, 2016

    Kindergarten — Language Arts Reading and writing are taught explicitly during dedicated times each week. We use Lucy Calkins Writing and Collaborative Classroom Being a Reader throughout each grade level K-2. Reading Being a Reader Reading with print strategies and sight word power Phonological and phonemic awareness Print concepts Approaches to Learning Small groups Games..