2nd Nine Weeks

These expectations are available in a Word doc.

Writing

The student will:

  • Write daily using a variety of materials
  • Write a story using pictures and some writing
  • Retell a story that was drawn or written
  • Produce a piece of functional writing that contains the appropriate elements
  • Kid writing – using letters and words that an adult can read, i.e. I cn pla.
  • Write from left to right
  • Pause in the midst of writing to reread what has been written
  • Leave spaces between words

Evidence of this will be:

  • Daily writing
  • Daily message
  • Writing portfolio
  • Teacher/student conferences
  • Book of the Month

Reading

The student will:

  • Recognize all the letters and letter sounds
  • Respond to simple questions that relate to a story
  • Make predictions based on pictures and or parts of a story
  • Develop reading habits, i.e. choosing a book during free time, listening to daily read alouds
  • Make connections during reading – to self, another text, the world
  • Produce and recognize rhyming words
  • Recognize high frequency words already introduced
  • Correctly spell high frequency words already introduced
  • Retell a story using their own words in correct sequence
  • Strategies used during independent reading: picture clues, finger on the words, recognizing punctuation, predicting, looking at the beginning sound of a word
  • Work on word families, chunking, i.e. b-a-t, c-a-t, s-a-t
  • Read a level “B” book with 90% accuracy by the end of the school year

Evidence of this will be:

  • Teacher assessments
  • Teacher observation
  • Reading folders

Math

The student will:

  • Recognize numerals and number names through 20
  • Connect numerals to the quantities they represent through 20 using pictures, numerals, words and/or manipulatives
  • Create a set for a given size
  • Develop strategies for counting and keeping track of quantities
  • Measure and compare lengths, weight and volume of various objects
  • Compare quantities to determine which is more
  • Use appropriate language to describe and compare amounts

Evidence of this will be:

  • Math folder
  • Teacher observation
  • Math Envision Florida Tests – Topic 2 and 5 – Numbers through 10

*EDC Winter Test

Social Studies

The student will:

  • Listens to views and discuss stories and poems about people from other places and times
  • Understands that history tells the story of people and events of other times and places
  • Listens to views and discuss stories and poems about people and events honored in commemorative holidays (Columbus Day, Thanksgiving)
  • Listens to views and discuss stories and poems about the changes that occurred in people’s lives when they moved from faraway places to the US

Evidence of this will be:

  • Teacher observation

Science

The student will:

  • Be familiar or identify properties of matter, i.e. sort according to attributes
  • Know that some matter can be changed from one form to another
  • Sort objects into groups by how they can be put in motion (push or pull)
  • Demonstrate how to put the objects in each group in motion
  • Be able to explain the difference between day and night and what each one looks like
  • Be able to explain what gravity does.

Evidence of this will be:

  • Teacher observation

Expectations For Home

The student will:

  • Be responsible for communicating information
  • Complete homework, when assigned

The parent will:

  • Check student’s folder nightly for homework, behavior, and information
  • Read and record books shared with child and return log weekly – this is part of your child’s grade
  • Maintain an evening routine, i.e. nightly reading, healthy meal, minimum of 9 hours of sleep
  • Support and reinforce classroom/school rules and routines

Evidence of this will be:

  • Teacher checks folders for communications and/or work
  • Student returns folder daily
  • Class reading log
  • Returned and signed report card slip