Reader's Workshop: Students will participate in a variety of reading activities each day. Through modeled, shared, interactive, and independent reading the students improve their reading skills tailored to their personal reading levels and abilities.
Guided Reading: Assessments are given to determine the flexible reading groups according to their learning needs
Spelling: Word lists will be given to the students each week focusing on a specific skill. Tests will be on Mondays!
Writer's Workshop: Writer's notebooks will be used daily during writer's workshop. Various mini lessons and strategies will be used to improve the skills necessary to become confident writers. The six traits of writing are: ideas, word choice, organization, conventions, word choice, and sentence fluency.