Common topics covered in our mathematics class are counting and cardinality, operations and algebraic thinking, base ten operations, measurement and data, geometry, and fractions. Common skills include perseverance through problem solving, teaching back skills that have been learned, modeling, using multiple strategies, understanding mathematical patterns, and creating mathematical reasoning using words and numbers.
Reading comprehension is the ability to understand components of text such as the main idea, key details, characters, motivations, inferences, and messages or conclusions given. Students begin focusing intensely on reading comprehension as early as third grade. Common skills in our reading comprehension class include understanding key details and main text, relating and comparing stories, and visualizing story information.
Writing lessons are given to students looking to improve their grammar, writing stamina, understanding various writing styles, and creative thinking. Common skills in our writing class include translating creative thoughts into writing, understanding the structure of a story, reaching long-term and short-term writing goals, and incorporating new words into writing.
Grammar & Vocabulary
Grammar and vocabulary lessons are beneficial for students looking to enhance their writing and vocabulary while learning to follow the rules of English grammar. Common skills in our grammar and vocabulary class include learning the basics of grammar rules, learning parts of speech, learning new vocabulary words, and using new vocabulary words in the context of speech and writing.
Handwriting lessons are given to students who need assistance with learning how to write, proper pencil placement, printing neatly, and cursive. Common skills in our handwriting class include learning to write neatly and clearly, proper pencil placement, and learning how to transcribe written material.
Tuesdays, 10:05am-10:55amTuesdays, 11:10am-12:00pm
Each month, students focus on a different topic related to social studies.
There are overarching social studies lessons, accompanied by detailed work and craftscreated specifically to match the skill level of each individual student. During social studieslessons, student will have the ability to use mathematical and ELA skills including timelines, comprehending new material, and writing to show a clear understanding of each topic.
Thursdays, 10:05am-10:55amThursdays, 11:10am-12:00pm
Each month, students focus on a different topic related to science. There are overarching science lessons, accompanied by detailed work and experiments created specifically to match the skill level of each individual student. During science lessons, student will have the ability to use mathematical and ELA skills including taking data, hypothesizing, comprehending new material, and writing to show a clear understanding of each topic.
Arts & Crafts
Each month, students focus on a different arts and crafts topic. There are
overarching arts and crafts lessons, accompanied by detailed artwork created specifically to match the skill level of each individual student. During arts and crafts lessons, students will complete hands on activities and have the opportunity to be artistic and creative!
Each month, students focus on a different social skills topic. There are
overarching social skills lessons, accompanied by cooperative activities for the students. During social skills lessons, students will learn to share, play cooperatively, express emotions, and build conversational skills.
*On Fridays, YMM class takes place during Social Skills time.