 Term 1 (September-November)

Unit 1: Building Good Reading Habits

• Students will review and learn foundational skills and word solving strategies

• Students will build reading partnership habits

• Students will build reading stamina

Unit 2: Word Detectives Use All They Know to Solve Words

• Students will become word detectives, and continue with word solving strategies

• Students will draw on their previous knowledge

• Students will build their high frequency words

• Students will apply phonics knowledge to solve tricky words

## Writing Goals

Term 1 (September-November)

Unit 1:Small Moments: Writing with Focus, Detain and Dialogue

• Students will learn the writing process: Gather ideas, Collect stories, Revise, Edit, Publish

• Students will write narrative stories in this unit

• Students will learn tell their stories in “small steps” by adding more details to what happened

• Students will study other writers’ craft to help them add to their stories

• Students will learn to revise and edit their stories

## Math Goals

Term 1 (September-November)

Topic 1: Understand Addition and Subtraction

• Students will learn to solve addition problems by adding one part to another, breaking apart a total number of objects, finding a missing addend

• Students will learn to solve subtraction problems by taking from a group, comparing numbers to find how many more and how many fewer, taking apart numbers

• Students will use different math tools such as cubes, counters, drawing pictures

• Students will construct math arguments in order to solve addition and subtraction problems

Topic 2: Fluently Add and Subtract Within 10

• Students will learn to solve addition problems, by counting on to a number, using doubles, near doubles facts, using ten frames, looking at addends

• Students will learn to solve subtraction problems by counting back and using addition facts

• Students will solve word problems by drawing pictures and writing equations

• Students will use structures and identify patterns

• Students will use counters, cubes, number lines and ten frames

Topic 3: Addition Facts to 20: Use Strategies

• Students will use count on to add using a number line to solve addition problems

• Students will learn and memorize doubles facts

• Students will use doubles facts to help solve near doubles facts

• Students will use make 10 to add numbers to 20

• Students will use different strategies to solve addition problems

• Students will critique the reasoning of others by using known information about addition and subtraction

Topic 4: Subtraction Facts to 20: Use Strategies

• Students will learn how to use a number line to subtract by counting on or counting back

• Students will learn how to use addition facts to find subtraction facts

• Students will learn how to count on to subtraction using 10 as a landmark

• Students will learn how to make addition and subtraction facts using the same 3 numbers

• Students will learn how to solve different types of addition and subtraction problems with unknowns in different positions

• Students will learn how to use reasoning to write and solve number stories