We teach the COMMON CORE STANDARDS using BALANCED LITERACY - is an approach to Language Arts that is used throughout the district. It includes Reading and Writing Workshop. First 25 days are building independence.
NATIONAL STANDARDS THAT ARE MORE RIGOROUS THAN BEFORE, THEY FOCUS ON APPLICATIONS OF SKILLS NOT JUST THE SKILL…
REAL WORLD APPLICATION 4 C’S - Collaboration, Creativity, Critical thinking, and Communication
Science and social studies: (scientific process) working on NGSS science standards-Kristie (Okechi’s mom)
Math-Houghton Mifflin as a resource
Focusing on the standards - using curriculum as well as supplemental resources, performance tasks, benchmarks and quizzes