In my class we will be working to achieve mastery of Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Writing. In addition, I use cooperative learning in all my academic areas along with interactive notebooking.
In class we will be working on becoming masters of reading. This will help your child get ready for the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) in 3rd grade next year. This year there will be no homework EXCEPT Reading 20 minutes DAILY! Why? See graphic below. There will be a reading tracking sheet in your child's daily folder for you to sign EACH DAY to ensure your child has read 20 minutes.
In math we wll be working on foundations and Mathematical thinking. First and foremost, my students learn how to THINK mathematically before we can learn math skills. Here they are:
Our Curriculum Schedule for the year:
We just completed our 3rd QSMA. We are moving on to TIME, MONEY, SHAPES, and BEGINNING FRACTIONS!
In Science we will be learning about Earth, Physical Science, and Life Science. In Social Studies we will learn about history and people. Stay tuned for specifics.
We are now studying the HUMAN BODY!