3rd Nine Weeks Expectations

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
  • Kid writing – using letters and words that they use in their conversation, usually represented phonetically
  • Write a non-fiction report which includes the required elements
  • Create persuasive writing pieces, convincing someone of something, for example “My favorite animal is _______ because…
  • Write using some words from books/word wall
  • Approximate some of the phrasing and rhythms of literary language
  • Use the syntax of oral language, so writing is easy to read aloud – write the way you talk
  • Attempt to use a period appropriately
  • Correctly spell high frequency words already introduced

Evidence:

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

Reading

The student will:

  • Use letters and sounds to read and spell simple single syllable words
  • Read simple text containing familiar letter sounds
  • Independent and/or partner reading for a sustained amount of time
  • Use one-to-one matching with finger when reading text
  • Pay attention to what is read
  • Determine that what is read makes sense
  • Relate their connections to self, text, and world
  • Notice unknown words and discuss their meaning
  • Comprehension – able to answer explicit and implicit questions about a story
  • Recognizes high frequency words already introduced
  • Produce and recognize word families
  • Reading log – 270 books total

Evidence:

  • Teacher assessments
  • Teacher observations

Math

The student will:

  • Develop and use strategies for counting
  • Complete and discuss data from a graph
  • Use appropriate language to describe and compare amounts
  • Put quantities in order from least to most or most to least
  • Identify two-dimensional shapes: square, circle, triangle, rectangle, hexagon
  • Identify the name of three-dimensional shapes: sphere, cylinder, pyramid, cube
  • Identifies similarities and differences between two shapes: 2D and 3D shapes
  • Recognize and know the values of a penny, nickle and dime
  • Tell time to the hour

Evidence:

  • Math folder
  • Teacher observation
  • Teacher assessments
  • EDC spring test
  • Create a real world picture using 2D shapes
  • Florida Test Topic 10
  • Florida Test Topic 11
  • Florida Test Topic 12

Social Studies

The student will:

  • Listen to views and discuss stories, poems, and other media about selected men and women during historical periods of the United States
  • Listen to views and discuss stories poems, and other media about selected American symbols that have emerged from past events, legends, and historical accounts
  • Listen to views and discuss stories, poems, and other media about selected important buildings, statues, and monuments associated with state and national history

Evidence:

  • Teacher observations

Science

The student will:

  • Draw, write, and tell about what can be seen a daytime and nighttime sky and use labels for objects in pictures
  • Explain the repeating pattern of day and night

Evidence:

  • Teacher observations

Health

The student will:

  • Tell ways to be neat and clean
  • Tell why sleep and exercise are important
  • Tell how not to spread germs
  • Be heart wise

Evidence:

  • Teacher observations

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
  • 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:

  • Teacher checks
  • Student returns folder daily
  • Class reading log returned weekly
  • Return the signed progress report and report card slip