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Due to severe weather conditions, all NYC Public Schools are closed - Monday, March 4
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Reading: Students are combining strategies for fluency, phonics, and comprehension
Writing: Writing informational texts based on facts learned from nonfiction books
Math: Dividing shapes into fractions; non-standard measurement; telling time to the half hour
Social Studies: Comparing and contrasting different animals and their features
Science: Measuring the force needed to move objects on a flat surface as well as up an incline
Art: Learning about three-dimensional art, such as wood and clay sculpture. Introduction to architectural building design.
Music & Movement: Students will work cooperatively with peers and learn songs and dances for the Lunar New Year. Students are reminded to wear sneakers to class.
Gym: We will continue to practice skills for basketball and soccer. Students need sneakers to participate. Visit Ms. Wood's webpage
When your child comes to a tricky word, help him/her decode by asking questions like: “Can you try a different sound to figure out that word?” or “Can you slow down to break up the word into familiar parts?” Be sure to work on fluency as well. Always reread the text in a smooth voice!