Reading and Writing Genres: Nonfiction/Informational: Writer's purpose Main Idea and details Compare and contrast. cause and effect Structural features (i.e. headings, glossary, index, etc) Text features (captions, diagrams, labels, etc.) Finding answers in the text Transition words Partner sentences
Fables and Folktales: Sequencing Character Traits Morals and Lessons Cultures and Customs
Math: Kindergarten-5th grade classrooms have adopted a program called Bridges. It has a hands on approach to learning math that not only teaches third grade standards, but also how to become flexible with thinking about math and numbers.
The program offers a great website for families where unit overviews, sample lessons, and online games for practice can be found.
Find support for your family by checking out this Family Website Social Studies: Map Reading and Labeling World Geography
Science: Seeds: How are They Alike and Different? What Effect Does Water Have on a Seed? How Much Water Does a Seed Soak Up? How Do Seeds Disperse Away From the Parent Plant? What Structures Does a Seedling Have to Help it Grow and Survive?