8 Dayton Road

Flemington, NJ 08822

Tel: (908) 284-7620, Fax: (908) 284-7630

Parent Portal

WELCOME TO ROOM 133

 

Reading Workshop

·        Strategies for improving vocabulary comprehension/content comprehension

·        Whole class literature groups and small reading groups

·        D.E.A.R Time

·        Time for Kids

·        Daily teacher read aloud

·        Book reports – 1 per marking period – all done in school

 

Language Arts

·        Prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, publishing, and sharing

·        Self-directed and teacher-directed topics

·        Pen Pal letters

·        Cursive writing

·        Word Study – high frequency words, core words, and challenge words

·        Reports/Research papers

·        Lucy Calkins Writing Program

·        Student-to-Student Letter Writing

 

Science

·        The Changing Earth – fossils, rocks and minerals

·        Weather – water cycle, weather maps, predicting weather, air pollution, various weather instruments

·        Properties of Matter – solids, liquids, and gases

 

Social Studies

·        New Jersey – geography, products, places of interest, history, counties, map skills, and research and study skills.

·        Regions of the United States – resources, geography, map skills, using graphs and charts, research and study skills.
·        Immigration – both choice and forced immigration
  • Government - state and federal

 Math

·        The Everyday Mathematics Program

·        Numeration – counting patters, place value, fractions, decimals

·        Operations and Relations – number facts and families

·        Problem Solving

·        Mental Arithmetic

·        Data Collection and Analysis

·        Geometry

·        Measurement

·        Exemplar problems – showing various ways how students can solve problems

 

Other Items of Interest

·        Homework responsibilities - assignment book/home folder/red folders

·        NJ ASK

·        Chorus

·        Snack – please provide a healthy snack each day for your child

 

 

 

IT’S GOING TO BE A WONDERFUL YEAR!