Our Curriculum

Reading
Teacher read aloud books     Reading groups
Independent reading              Weekly Reader
Daily reading at home – Monthly calendars are due at the end of the month
CMT prep books
Vocabulary
Wordly Wise
Vocabulary words taken from content areas
Spelling
Spellography– instruction and practice of basic skills
English  
Text:  Houghton Mifflin       
Editing and Revising workbook – CMT prep  
Lessons taken from errors found in students’ daily work
Writing
Mariconda Program  Writing Journals,
Focus is on the narrative format – after the CMT focus will be on expository Handwriting
D’Nealian program -Work on letter formation, slant, and spacing
Math:   Growing with Mathematics
Topics:   Addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division
Measurement                   Money
Geometry                        Probability Fractions        Decimals      Time
Social Studies 
Explorers, Colonial History,  CT History/Government, Travel Buddy, Current Events 
Science
Response to stimuli – animal adaptations
Land and Water – erosion and water cycle
Magnets and Electricity                
Force and Motion

Challenging * Achieving * Excelling

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