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WHITING LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

47 Whiting Lane
West Hartford, CT 06119
Phone: 860-233-8541
Fax: 860-236-9367

Karen Kukish, Principal

Ms. Beckley, Ms. Martin and Mrs. Sinatro

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Math Unit: Place Value

  • place and value in 7 digit numbers (recognize a digit in one place is ten times what it represents in the place to its right)
  • compare, order and round numbers
  • generate and analyze number patterns
  • add and subtract 7 digit numbers
  • convert units of measurement (distance, mass, volume)
  • word problems
  • collaborative conversations
  • MATH FACTS and FLUENCY!!

Reading Unit: Elements of Fiction

  • story elements (plot, characters, conflict, theme, setting)
  • character traits and motivations
  • fiction summary
  • inference
  • dialogue
  • role of narrator and point of view
  • similes and metaphors
  • collaborative group conversations
  • vocabulary

Students will work on reading accuracy, fluency and comprehension, as well as spelling throughout the unit.

Writing: Narrative Pieces

  • developing believable characters
  • plotting the arc of a story
  • show, don't tell
  • elaboration
  • grammar
  • edit/revise
  • write routinely over extended time frames
  • use technology

Upcoming Events

  • October 2017
    • MonOct23 Homework Center/PR2 3:20 PM to 4:20 PM
    • MonOct23 Art Quest @ KPM 3:50 PM to 5:30 PM
    • MonOct23 Daisy Girl Scouts/cafe 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • TueOct24 Grade 5 Choir 7:45 AM to 8:30 AM
    • TueOct24 Aviation Club/cafe 3:20 PM to 4:20 PM

 

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West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

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