Reading: Comparing fiction vs. non-fiction. Learning about features of both types of texts. Weather book clubs that focus on different types of weather, book talk and features of text to help us when we write our own pieces.
Writing: Informational Writing: Writing about what we know about! Independent research and exploration to create informational texts.
Along with ongoing practice of previously taught strands and individualized learning we will expand on the Measurement and Data next. This is just an outline. Students will be introduced to concepts as they demonstrate proficiency and are ready.
Before break we worked on Time & Money within measurement.
Measurement & Data
-Creating and understanding different types of graphs (picture, line plot, bar graph) : Organize, collect & interpret data points.
-Solve put together, take apart, and compare problems using data.
-Exploring different types of standard and non-standard measurement.
-Ordering & comparing lengths.
-Selecting appropriate tools to measure, estimating & measure lengths using inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
Numbers & Operations in Base 10
-Developing a deeper understanding of place value: ones, tens, hundreds, thousands.
-Understanding different strategies for solving addition and subtraction problems: Expanded form, open number lines, base 10, decomposing numbers.
-Mental Math strategies for adding numbers quickly and flexibly. 100 more, 100 less, Ten more, less, one more, less
Project Based Unit on Light & Sound
Conducting investigations through inquiry & questioning.
Genius Hour Project