Reading and Writing Genres: Poetry: Reading with Expression Looking Closely at Punctuation Phrasing and Line Breaks How Authors Get Ideas Word Choice and Voice
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?