Rose-y Readers

Washington Rose English Language Arts-February 2013

Upcoming Events


  • Monday, Febuary 11th-14th-WR Spelling Bee "Words in Action" (Grades 2-5)
  • Tuesday, February 26th-Ready, Set,...READ! Great Adventures Reading Logs DUE
  • Friday, March 1st-Read Across America (school-wide event)
  • Tuesday, March 5th-Parent University (Washington Rose)


Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 2

Kindergarten-Grade 2

Fundations
  • Kindergarten-Unit 3
  • Grade 1-Unit 8
  • Grade 2-Unit 1 beginning March 4th



Professional Development

  • Wednesday, February 20th-Fundations and DIBELS
  • Thursday, March 7th-Literacy in Social Studies and Science Professional Development (Grades 1-2)


Resources

http://www.abcya.com

Free educational kids computer games and activities


http://www.storylineonline.net

Actors from SAG read children's books aloud. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas.


Below are links to Core Knowledge K-2 demos of the Listening & Learning Strand and the Skills Strand. Each strand is expected to take 60 minutes. Materials for the NTI February training in Albany can be found at: http://engageny.org/resource/network-team-institute-materials-february-4-7-2013



Listening & Learning Demo Videos on YouTube

http://youtu.be/m4THF_YM5Ws

http://youtu.be/mzAwuQ-ZIYs

http://youtu.be/VkpuFGjuLM4

http://youtu.be/sBfObh4gEcE

http://youtu.be/yDYaN-coH3g

Skills Demo Videos on YouTube

http://youtu.be/D9xzlCX5n7k

http://youtu.be/kU2TIpsI_tQ


Grade 3 to Grade 5

ELA Modules
  • Grade 4-Module 1, Unit 1
  • Grade 5-Module 1, Unit 1


Assessments

Weekly Assessment: We are moving towards short response and extended response questions.

Grade 3-one passage extended response

Grade 4-paired passage extended response

Grade 5-paired passage extended response


RRT ELA Benchmark Assessment-Tuesday, March 19th (Grades 3-5)


Professional Development

  • Monday, February 11th-RRT Results (Grade 3)
  • Wednesday, February 13th-RRT Results (Grades 4-5)
  • Wednesday, February 20th-Fundations and DIBELS
  • Monday, February 25th-Short Response Map (Grades 4-5)
  • Tuesday, February 26th-ELA Professional Development Workshop (Grades 3-5)
  • Thursday, March 14th-Literacy in Social Studies and Science Professional Development (Grades 3-5)


Resources

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

Students learn about our world through games, videos, photos, and news.


www.learnzillion.com

Common core aligned lessons designed by teachers for teachers. Includes ELA Grades 3-9 Lessons on: Reading, Writing, Phonics, Grammar, and Idioms. There is a “Teaching video” that can be used as an instructional resource to introduce or reinforce lessons.





Ms. Iwuoha

ELA Curriculum Specialist, WR