Topic outline

  • General


    Our Classroom

    Mrs. Dorsman


  • Topic 1


    February Birthdays



    February Events

    Valentine's Day-14th

    100th Day of School-14th

    President's Day-17th

    Spring Pictures-27th





    • Topic 3


      Fry Word List 1(1st 100)

      Fry Word List 2(2nd 100)

      Fry Word List 3(3rd 100)

      Fry Word List 4(4th 100)

      Please practice your sight words at Spelling City.

      Grammar Focus

      -Writing complete sentences

      -Use capital letters at the beginning of a sentence and proper noun

      -Spelling word wall words correctly

      • Topic 4


        English Language Arts Unit of Study

        Writer's Workshop

        February Unit of Study

        Unit 3- All About Books

            As a writer I can....

        think, think, think

        touch and tell

        sketch and write


        -modeled writing

        -conferences with the teacher 

        -editing our work

        -publishing our stories

        -celebrating our stories

         Unit of Study

        Unit 3- Be the Boss of Your Reading


        As a reader I can...

        pick just right books

        use reading strategies

        read smoothly

        -choosing a just right book

        -independent reading

        -interactive writing

        -shared reading

        -partner reading

        -conferences with the teacher

        to encourage reading strategies



      • Topic 5

         Social Studies

        • Unit 2: "We are Family"

          Unit 2 Glossary of Terms

          My Family, Your Family

          *Why we need families

          *Compare and contrast different families

          Family Tree

          *Learn the difference between imediate and extended families

          *Construct and share a family tree

          Family Roles and Responsibilities

          *Jobs within a family unit

          *Roles and responsibilities of each family member

          All Families are Different, Yet the Same

          *Learn about different cultural traditions

          *Reflect on traditions of others

          Families Over Time

          *Interview family members

          *Learn how families change over time


        • Topic 12

          Math for February 

          Numbers to 40

          Adding and Subtracting within 40

          Making groups of 10

          Number sequence

          Number words to 40

          Adding 3 digit Numbers

          Counting on Counting back

          100th Day of School Activities