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Hightower Elementary

Dekalb County Schools

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Grade Level Curriculum:

·        Writing: Opinion Writing

·        ELA/Social Studies: Community Helpers, Needs/Wants, Goods & Services

·        Literacy:  Alphabet Sounds, Rhyming words, Blending sounds, opposites

·        Numeracy:  Days of the week, Months of the year, Seasons, Counting 1 -100, Skip counting by 10’s

·        Math: Addition and Subtraction up to 10, Problem Solving

Class Schedule:
7:50 –  8:50    Writer’s Workshop

 8:50 –  9:50    Reader’s Workshop

 9:50 – 10:20   Literacy Skills

10:20 – 10:50  Numeracy Math Skills

10:50 – 11:50  Math Concepts

12:40- 1:30 - Specials
 1:30 -  2:30    Problem Solving 

Student Resources:
 Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel

Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McClosky

My Teacher Can Teach Anyone by W. Nikola-Lisa

Community Helpers from A to Z by B. Kalman and N. Walker

Parent Resources:
Please visit the parent center for resources to help with kindergarten skills.

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