Self-Contained Skills Brochure by linxiaoqin


									                   Art                                         Library                                       Technology
The learner will learn about and work with…            The learner will understand…
                                                                                                              The learner will…
 cultures and traditions of art in               proper care of library books.
                                                                                                   understand basic computer operations.
   America including but not limited to:          identification and use of book parts.
                                                                                                   be able to use a word
   Weaving, metal work, botanical paintings       The use of the on-line catalog
                                                                                                    processing/database, spreadsheet
   and portraitures                               differences, location and use of fiction,
 applied color theory.                            non-fiction, biography, and reference
                                                                                                   understand and be able to properly use
 elements of design.                              books.
                                                                                                    the keyboard.
 proportional relationships in design.           purpose of the Dewey Decimal System
                                                                                                   Be able to use graphics skills to
 famous and unknown art and artists.             research and reporting techniques.
                                                                                                    communicate and illustrate students’
 care and use of art materials and tools.        and appreciate various forms of
                                                                                                   be able to create a basic power point
                                                  The role computers play in the library.

                                                                 Music                             understand uses of technology in daily
                                                                                                    life and the advantages and
                                                The learner will have the opportunity to…           disadvantages these uses provide.
                                                sing, dance and play games.
      Physical Education
                 The learner will…
                                                create song accompaniments.
                                                play rhythmic and melodic instruments.
                                                                                                                                                Dover Elementary
   work to improve physical fitness levels
    in the areas of strength, speed,
                                                identify sixteenth notes and quarter
                                                  rests.                                                                                             School
    endurance, and flexibility.                 sight-read simple rhythmic patterns.               Responsive Classroom
   Practice basic skills and knowledge in      study the life and music of Johann                 The learner will participate in regular
    various sports and activities including,      Sebastian Bach.                                      morning meetings in order to…                 9 School Street
    hacky sack, soccer, flag football,          identify instruments and families of the          ·address character education standards.
    volleyball, basketball, European team         orchestra.                                       create community.
                                                                                                                                                  Dover Plains, New York
    handball, floor hockey, softball, mat       perform short folk tales.                         foster responsive interactions such as                12522
    ball, obstacle course, lead up/warm up      join Band, Chorus, and Creative Arts.              sharing, listening, inclusion and
    games, fitness stations, jump rope
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    skills, pillow polo, tether ball, and          Curriculum Connections                          learn skills necessary to be a responsive      (845) 877-3460 FAX
    Frisbee.                                   We believe children learn best as they               member of a classroom and school     
   participate in the Presidential Fitness    experience the world around them. Your               through daily rituals and patterns.
    Challenge Test and Field Day.              child will have the opportunity to attend
                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Zangle, Classroom Teacher
   Improve social skills including,           culturally diverse field trips and participate        Skills are aligned with
    cooperation, teamwork, and                 in a variety of activities.                                                                      Mr. Herman Harmelink, Principal
    sportsmanship.                                                                                  New York State Teaching                     Michael Tierney, Superintendent
   Have the opportunity to participate in                                                                 Standards                                Dover ~ Second To None
    both the basketball and spring
    intramural programs.
   have fun.
        Reading/Writing                                  Language Arts                                     Mathematics
               The learner will…                              The learner will…                          The learner will explore…
   use word attack skills, context clues,      Spelling                                         data and graphs
    sequence, predict and identify main          spell accurately in daily written work.        probability
    ideas and details.                           master prescribed spelling words.              place value
   identify story elements.                     copy words correctly from variety of           multiplication
    read aloud with expression.
    be able to apply study skills.
                                                                                                 geometry
                                                                                                 division
                                                                                                                                                      Social Studies
                                                                                                                                                       The learner will explore…
   locate, gather and interpret                 identify a complete sentence.                  measurement
                                                                                                                                                the geography of New York State and
    information.                                 identify the 4 types of sentences.             fractions
                                                                                                                                                 surrounding areas.
   listen to and summarize various types of     identify parts of sentences                    decimals
                                                                                                                                              the impact Native Americans and
    information to form opinions.                  (subject/predicate).                          percentages
                                                                                                                                                 explorers had on New York State.
   listen to an oral passage and interpret      identify run-on sentences.                     problem solving
                                                                                                                                              the Colonial Period in New York State
    its meaning.                                 identify nouns (singular, plural, common,     use the above skills/strategies in
                                                                                                                                                 and other major colonies.
   learn and use writing process: pre-            proper, possessive).                         preparation for the New York State Math
                                                                                                                                              events of the American Revolution.
    write, organize, draft, revise, edit, and    identify verbs (action, regular,              Assessment.
                                                                                                                                              transportation, inventions,
    publish.                                       irregular, linking, helping, verb tenses –
                                                                                                                                                 communication, technology, migration
   write quality paragraphs and book              past, present, future.
                                                                                                                                                 and immigration in New York State.
    reports for intended audience.               identify adjectives, adverbs, and
                                                                                                                                             Students will be introduced to interpreting
   use the above skills/strategies in             pronouns.
                                                                                                                                             and responding to Document Based
    preparation for the New York State          Cursive Handwriting
                                                                                                                                             Questions (DBQs).
    English Language Arts Assessment             able to form lowercase letters.
    (ELA).                                       able to form capital letters.
                                                 able to apply the use of cursive
                                                   handwriting in daily work.

                                                                                                The learner will use scientific method, to
                                                                                                investigate the following topics:
                                                                                                     Magnets and Electricity
                                                                                                     Earth’s Oceans
                                                                                                     Plants and Animals
                                                                                                         Classifications
           Types of Writing:                                                                             Life cycles
            compare/contrast                                                                            Adaptations
          first person narrative                                                                        Animal behavior
            friendly letter                                                                             Plant reproduction
              descriptive
              persuasive
           “how to” directions

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