Grade Level Distinctives

Grade Level Distinctives

Differentiated Reading and Math Centers

Technology-rich classroom with Interactive Whiteboards with mobile iPad, document camera & student iPads and Bee Bots

Oral Presentations:

  • Poetry Recitations
  • Superkids Open House presentation of “The Glum Princess"

Major Writing Projects:

  • Problem and Solution Story
  • Riddles describing favorite Superkid
  • Nonfiction write about mixing colors
    Animal research project

Author Studies:

  • Nonfiction research for mixing colors and learning about animals

Interactive Science Laboratory:

  • Wood and paper unit with observation journals
  • Life-Science (fish/worms/bugs?)
  • Opportunity to participate in STEM EXPO

Biome Study:

  • N/A


  • Piano Keyboarding
  • Learning songs for Christmas play and graduation

Christmas Performance:

  • The Nativity Play

Field trips:

  • Dentist Office
  • Underwood Farms


  • Systematic Explicit Phonics Curriculum
  • Producing Early Readers
  • Decodable Leveled Readers
  • Accelerated Reader Library Program
  • Literature Read Alouds
  • Emphasis on Building Exceptional
  • Spelling, Phonics, Vocabulary,
  • Penmanship, Grammar & Writing Skills
  • Mastery of 90 Dolch Sight Words


  • Progress in Mathematics
  • Zero the Hero
  • Mountain Math Spiral Review
  • ST MIND Math and Math Fact Fluency on iPads & More

History/Social Studies/Geography:

  • Names & Locations of 50 States


  • Animals Two by Two
  • Properties of Wood & Paper


  • Memory Verses, Daily Class Devotions, Heartwork

Enrichment Classes:

  • PE, Library, Spanish, Computers, Music, Mandarin Chinese (optional)