Language Arts


    Our reading series is Scott Foresman Reading Street.  Reading Street is a literature based series presented in themes and contains a variety of genres. The series uses literature to teach and reinforce reading skills and strategies.


    Concept Question: How do people take care of pets

    Question of Week: How are people and animals important to oneanother?
    Featured Reading: Sam Come Back by Susan Stevens Crummel
    Genre: Fiction
    Comprehension Skill:Character 
    Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up
    Phonics Focus: Short 1/Final ending ck
    Grammar Focus: Sentences
    Oral Poems and Songs:Jack's Cat and Please Get Me a Pet 
    The children also work in guided reading groups.  The children work on reading at their own level learning many different skills.