In addition to skills listed in Unit 1 and 2. Students will be
Retell familiar stories including key details (with prompting and
Identify the main topic and key details in informational text (with
prompting and support)
Separate words with a finger space when writing
Follow the rules for discussions and to continue a conversation thru multiple exchanges
Identify and use verbs, adjectives, nouns and proper
Write a persuasive statement
Write a caption to match an
Plan, draft, revise edit and share a
Draw conclusions orally
READ! READ! READ!
Look through magazines and talk about all the nouns, verbs and adjectives you see!
Everyday ask your child what he or she did all day. Ask questions!
Encourage your child to read different books!
Before bed read a book or two and ask questions after reading a page or two.
Get a notebook and call it your child's home journal or diary. Have your child write about what they did and / or how he or she feels.
Continue to read books with your child. When finished ask if your child can tell you what the book was about and then draw a picture that best describes it. Keep the pictures and then you can look at the pictures at another time and ask if your child remembers what the picture or story was about!
While watching television or a movie intermittently pause it and ask your child what he or thinks is going to happen next.