Superlative and comparative Reading analysis Word study charts Dictionary Symbolizing Name, address, phone # Lower Elementary Language Sequence: literacy acquisition and consolidation Age and Lessons Reading and Writing Assessment (all students during first 2 weeks) Students who are not reading fluently get individual or small group (2 – 3 at same level) reading instruction each day for 30 minutes. They also get paired with a UE or MS reading buddy. Parents are communicated with frequently about progress and provided with guidelines to support the process at home. Children who are not reading and writing fluently by the end of the first year may be recommended for assessment and/or tutoring. First Year Work Journal Great Lesson about the human story and the emergence of writing History of Written Language History of Spoken Language – English Word study Root words Suffixes, prefixes Compound words Word families Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms Parts of speech – oral introductions and grammar boxes Noun Article – definite, indefinite Adjective Verb Adverb Pronoun Conjunction Interjection Logical analysis (sentence diagramming)– simple sentences Cursive practice Spelling program Use of the dictionary Types of sentences, capitalization, punctuation Paragraphs Writing process – research, stories, poetry, book reports Capitalization and punctuation conventions Second Year Further work with grammar boxes Further work with logical analysis – compound, complex Indefinite, definite articles 105 Outcomes Verify reading and writing levels Plan for reading instruction and remediation Develop communication plan with parents Big picture History Reading and writing fluency Grammar Conventions Sentence structure Continuation… More sophistication in writing Reading comprehension