Reading: Student will learn to recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Math: Students will use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.They will fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.They will mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100-900. Students will be able to explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.
Writing: Students will understand how to write an opinion paper. They will work on the steps in the writing process from drafting, revising, editing to publishing.
Science: Students will learn about the structure and properties of matter. They will learn that different kinds of matter exist and many of them can be either solid or liquid, depending on temperature. Students will learn that matter can be described and classified by its observable properties A great variety of objects can be built up from a small set of pieces.
Social Studies: Students will use components of culture (e.g., foods, language, religion, traditions) to describe diversity in the local community.