Objectives for unit:
Students will be introduced to new vocabulary, will listen and respond to a wide variety of children's literature. Students will demonstrate their comprehension by asking and answering questions, retelling stories, predicting outcomes, and making and explaining inferences.
Students will build number sense through number relationships, adding and subtracting whole numbers. Students will use objects to create and express relationships, make predictions, and solve problems as they build an understanding of number operation.
Students will be involved in simple hands-on classroom investigations to help develop the skills of asking questions, gathering information, to extend their senses, and to draw conclusions.
Students will express their thoughts and ideas by creating individual artwork.