• school READING and LANGUAGE ARTS

    Reading/Language Arts lessons are given daily and use a combination of small group instruction and whole group instruction.  Reading workshop is incorporated several times a week along with the Scott Foresman Reading Street program. Spelling and phonics lessons go along with each story that is read.

     
    WRITING 
    Writing workshop is a daily lesson and focuses on eight specific topics throughout the year.  We begin with introducing children to writing in the
    1) Launching Unit. We continue with,
    2) Small Moments-Personal Narrative Writing
    3)Writing for Readers- Teaching Skills and Strategies 
    4)The Craft of Revision-Realistic Fiction
    5)Nonfiction Writing
    6)Comparative Writing
    7)Opinion Writing
    8)Poetry