This 2nd-3rd grade reading and writing curriculum helps first graders focus on becoming reading & writing experts while preparing them for the next grade level. Students will learn the foundational reading skills of word recognition, vocabulary, transitional words, paragraph organization, basic comprehension skills, and reading strategies. They will also learn fundamental composition skills such as spelling, capitalization, sentence structures, punctuation, formatting, purposefully shaping, and controlling language, which will prepare them for school tests and exams.
What you’ll learn?
- Spelling skills
- Applying word analysis skills
- Reading comprehension skills
- Fundamental composition skills
- Writing with using elements of the writing process
- Writing with literary texts
- Writing with expository and procedural texts
Class Time: Every Saturday 6:00-7:00 PM (central time)
Class Date: 8/24/2019-12/14/2019 (no class on Aug 31, Nov 23)
About the teacher
Ms. Sara has a wide range of experience in the education field, particularly ESL. She graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor’s in English in 2009, and received a Master’s in TESOL from Notre Dame of Maryland University in 2011. She has worked with students of diverse ages, levels, and linguistic backgrounds. She has taught English Language Arts to first and third grade students, as well as ESOL in a K-8 setting. She strives to meet the needs and strengths of each student through individualized, differentiated instruction. Currently, she is a lecturer at Towson University, and supervises student teachers at two Baltimore City elementary schools with high ELL populations.
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