• Daily math review (spiral math concept practice)
  • Story problem procedures, key words, and practice
  • Place value
  • XtraMath facts practice

  • Map Skills and Geography
  • hemisphere, continent, Equator, Prime Meridian, country, state, county, city
  • cardinal directions (N,S,E,W)
  • intermediate directions (NE, SE, NW, SW)
These first couple of weeks of school have been both fun and packed full of routine practice and curriculum implementation!

  • Comprehension:  check for understanding, story elements, back up and re-read
  • Accuracy:  cross-check (Does it look right, sound right, & make sense?)
  • Fluency:  Voracious reading, smooth and expressive voice, choosing just right/good fit books, 5 finger rule
  • Expanding Vocabulary:  Voracious reading, tune into interesting words
  • Daily 5 training and stamina practice on "Read to Self," "Read to Someone," and "Work on Writing"

  • Common and proper nouns
  • Editing

  • Daily journaling procedures and stamina
  • Editing marks introduction/application


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