# Welcome to V50!

When you enter this classroom…

You are amazing, important, leaders, explorers, scientists, mathematicians, creative, friends, unique, authors, readers, loved.

YOU are…The reason I am here!

## This year we will:

Identify the main idea and retell key details in the text.

To retell stories using key details and demonstrate understanding of their central message.

Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.

Use place value concepts to represent amounts of tens and ones and to compare two-digit numbers.

Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction within 20.

Compose and distinguish between two- and three- dimensional shapes based on their attributes.

## Reading is more than just words on a page.

Good readers identify characters, settings, and major events in a story in order to understand literary texts.

## Essential Questions

What should I do if I don’t know a word?

What details can I use to describe a person, place, thing, or event?

## MAth Big Ideas

The base-ten number system is a way to organize, represent and compare numbers using groups of ten and place value.

Mathematical operations are related and used to solve problems.

## Essential Questions

How are addition and subtraction related?

What solid shapes have curved parts?

How can I use strategies to subtract multiples of 10?

## Homework

Homework worksheets will be given Monday – Thursday.

Daily Reading Log: Will be sent home every Monday

to promote daily reading at home. Please send it back the following Monday.

homework, but please let them complete their work

as independently as possible. This will allow me to better

assess what they understand and what they might need more instructional time with.

I will set up a class account within the app and

at their reading level & take comprehension quizzes.

with each book & quiz completed they earn stars that

can be used to build a robot.

Get them reading at home too!

Free App available on iTunes or Google Play Store: Kids A – Z

Math: Go Math!

Curriculum based Math program that uses an interactive online lesson

followed by problems in a text book

## Walk in the classroom

share

use kind words

Clean up

whole body listening

listen to directions

inside voices

## Supplies

pencils

glue sticks

crayons

construction paper

paper towels

hand sanitizer

baby wipes

tissues

Check Plus (4): Meets all grade level expectations.

Check  (3): Meets most grade level expectations.

Check Minus (2): Meets some grade level expectations.

Minus (1): Does not meet grade level expectations.