Learn more about why we have seasons and work with Mrs. Spear to edit and revise her narrative story.
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words .
I can blend sounds to make one syllable words.
I can identify beginning, middle and ending sounds in one syllable words.
Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
I can determine the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words using context clues.
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.
Identify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking).
I can identify my opinion on a topic or book. I can support my opinion with a reason. I can write an opinion piece with an introduction, opinion, supporting reason, and conclusion.