Subject Information

  • Here are some topics we will be studying this year!

     
    Math:
    Place Value
    Time, Capacity, & Mass
    Multiplication & Division
    Addition & Subtraction
    Area & Perimeter
    Geometry (2D shapes)
    Fractions
    Graphs
     
    Science:
    Scientific Method
    Simple Science Experiments
    Units of Study
    Life Cycles
    Environment
     
    Social Studies:
    Geography
    Map reading skills
    New Jersey
    History – “The First People” (Lenape) -- cutoms, how they utliized the environment 
    Natural Resources & Landforms of NJ
    Communities---Chester & NJ symbols
    50 States, Oceans, Continents, 
     
    Reading:
     

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:
    Consists of reading, writing, grammar, and spellling (word work)
     
    Guided Reading
    • Homogeneous small group instruction on each group’s instructional level
    • Flexible grouping
    • Focused mini-lessons 
    Independent Reading
    Strategies learned in whole group and focus lessons are applied to each individual’s personal reading selections
    Literary Exposure & Enrichment
    • Novels
    • Author Studies
    • Read-Alouds
    • Poetry
     
    Word Work:
    Program: Vocabulary Workshop by Sadlier-Oxford
    Provides an integration of spelling and vocabulary
    Correlated with grammar lessons
    Application of rules to daily writing
     
    Writing:
    • Writing Process
    • Research
    • Letter Writing
    • Grammar / Mechanics
    • Editing & Revising
    • Writing Genres:
    -Personal Narrative
    -Realistic Fiction
    -Essay
    -Research
     
     
     

     

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