Here is what we will be learning this week:
Students will explain the function of recurring phrases (e.g., "Once upon a time" or "They lived happily ever after") in traditional folk and fairy tales.
Students will retell important events in a fairy tale, in sequential order.
Students will describe the characters in a story and the reasons for their actions and feelings.
Students will describe the plot (problem and solution) and retell a story's beginning, middle, and end with attention to the sequence of events.
Students will choose fairy tales and fables and discuss the differences between the two.
Students will discuss the characters, setting, problem and solution in a fairytale/fable.
Students will discuss the differences between good vs evil characters.
Students will discuss the lesson/moral that is taught in a fairy tale/fable.
Writers will look to other authors to get strategies for writing great beginning leads in their own writing.
Writers will write an ending to their writing that shows resolution.
Students will apply basic fact strategies to add and subtract within 20.
Count Back strategy 12-3 (start at 12 and count back 3 using a number line)
Think Addition and count on (12-8=? Think of it at 8+_?__=12
Fact Families (2+3=5, 3+2=5, 5-3=2, 5-3=2)
Make Ten (9+3=? Think of it as 10+2=)
Students will apply properties of operations to add and subtract two or three numbers.
Students will distinguish between past and present.
Students will identify and discuss how light energy is important to our everyday lives.
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Reminders: Our field trip is next Tuesday, November 15th! Please send permission forms if you have not done so.