SOME of the academic content standards we focused on this week:
Reading: Distinguish from short and long vowels; sort words into categories; participate in collaborative conversations about texts with partners in small and larger groups; read on level text; reread with accuracy and expression; decode words; know final e vowel convention; describe connections between ideas; ask/answer questions about text/lecture; describe with details; use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Writing: Write narratives to recount two or more sequenced events including details; use temporal words to signal event order and ending; define words by category; identify life connections between words and their use; distinguish similar verbs/adjectives in meaning; with support, focus on topic, respond to peer suggestions/add details to strengthen writing; write declariative, interrogative, imperative, excalmatory sentences.
Math: Use addition/subtraction to solve problems with unknown addends in all positions; compare 2 digit numbers with manipulatives; add within 100 using equations, drawings, manipulatives; understand digits as tens and ones.
Science; Health; Social Sciences: How time changes; time can be divided into categories; photographs, letters, books, can be used to learn about the past; diverse cultural practices address human needs and may change over time.