Partial Sum Algorithm

Click the link below for a video demonstrating the partial sums algorithm your child learned about during math today. Additionally, please be aware you can access these videos using your child’s username and password that were sent home last week. In case you missed it, here are the directions for logging into the Everyday Math […]

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Global Read Aloud

This year our classroom will be particiatping in the Global Read Aloud.  To learn more about this exciting world-wide event, please click the link below. Global Read Aloud Family Letter All activities that your child will be participating in will be aligned with the Common Core State Standards in English/Language Arts. The book we will […]

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Reader Response

We have also been discussing different types of responses in their reader’s notebook.  A specific type of response is called “Reader Response.” Please click the chart below to enlarge it to see the steps your child must follow to write one, as well as a sample “Reader Response” I used as a model in class. […]

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Close Readings

We have been working on “close reading” in Reader’s Workshop.  “Close reading” is used to help us better understand what we’re reading.  We’ve also learned how to annotate text as we’re reading, to help break down complex text.  Here is an example of some “close reading” annotation that we practiced.

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