Curriculum Information

Trimester I-- Areas of Study

Literacy:

Reader's Workshop/Guided Reading Groups

Reading Skills-- Analyzing Text Structure, Sequencing & Summarizing, Determining Important Ideas, Finding Evidence, Text Features

Writing Workshop--Poetry, (Lucy Calkins' Units of  Study) Narrative Writing 

Math:

Challenger Math Resources

Place Value & Decimal Fractions, Multi-Digit Whole Number & Decimal Fraction Operations, Addition & Subtraction of Fractions

Social Studies:

(Early American Inhabitants)

Science: 

Force & Motion, Circuits

Health:

Preparing for Disasters, Stress Management, Making Healthy Choices

Weekly Work at Home*

Math--zearn.org (online Math), corresponding w/daily class lesson (30 min. max) ; 

Practice multiplication/division math facts nightly

Reading--Read 30-40 min./daily, sharing about your book, article, reading with an adult at home; questioning for understanding 

Keyboarding--Practice keyboarding skills 10-15 min./wkly (Using Nitrotype, Kidztype, or typing  ANYTHING)

*--Total Daily Homework time should not exceed 45-50 min. for 5th Issaquah SD grade students!