Goals


Reading
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Reading 
Students will: 

· read with fluency

· retell a story

· uses strategies to identify words

· understands what is read

· have command of grade level sight vocabulary

• read for enjoyment
Math
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Mathematics 
Students will: 

· understand number concepts/uses numbers appropriately

· understand and apply addition and subtraction

· compute accurately

· identify and use geometric shapes and concepts

· describe and create patterns

· understand and uses measurement

· understand and uses estimation

· use manipulatives to solve problems

· express ideas in pictures, numbers, symbols and words

· interpret and solve word problems

• interpret graphs
Writing
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Writing 
Students will: 

· express thoughts clearly

· write on topic

· write pieces that have a beginning, middle, and end

· write neatly and legibly

· use punctuation and capitalization correctly

· apply grade level spelling skills

• use a varied vocabulary
Science
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Science 
Students will: 

· organize themselves to do science investigations

· investigate attributes and properties of objects

· identify the states of matter

· investigate living things


The major focus of the Science 21 is a hands-on, inquiry-based science program. Math, language arts and technology are integrated at points where they fit naturally.
Social Studies
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Social Studies 
Students will: 

· identify their rights, roles and responsibilities of citizenship

· study the roles of their family

· study their own community

· identify their needs and wants

• identify how people make and change rules and laws
Centers
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Students rotate through literacy work centers and complete independent tasks. Children are encouraged to manage their time and keep track of their work. 

The children love going to Centers. Our Class Centers include: 

Reading 
Budding Reading 
Listening 
Poetry 
Writing 
Science 
Take-it-to-your-seat Literacy Centers 
Computer Center