Trimester 1


Grade 3-

  • The Fledgling by Jane Langton- Study Focus: Elements of Plot, Figurative Language
  • Morning Girl by Michael Dorris-Study Focus: Elements of Plot, Figurative Language

Grade 4-

  • Esperanza Rising by Pam Munzo Ryan- Study Focus: Elements of Plot & Symbolism
  • Children of the Dust Bowl- Study Focus: Features of Nonfiction

Grade 5-

  • Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster- Study Focus: fantasy fiction, figurative lang.
  • Nothing But the Truth by Avi- Study Focus: Point of View, opinion writing
  • The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin- Study Focus Mystery genre study


Units Covered

  • Multiplication and Division 0-5, 9, and 10
  • Multiplication and Division with 6,7,8, and Multiply with Multiples of 10
  • Place Value and Multi- digit Addition and Subtraction
  • Explore Fractions


  • Equations and Word Problems
  • Adding and Subtracting Fractions
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimals


  • Rates, Ratios, and Proportions
  • Ratios and Rates with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
  • Area of Polygons
  • Similarity and Transformations

Curriculum Night

Thursday, Aug. 31st, 5:45pm

630 Dawes Avenue

Wheaton, IL

Meet in the Art Room 1244