We are excited to begin our year with
Fountas and Pinnell 
ELA curriculum. Themes include
The Importance of Friendship,
Caring for Each Other: Family,
Finding Your Way in a New Place,
Memory Stories,
Tomie DePaola: Writing from Life,
Exploring the Natural World: Insects,
Exploring Narrative Nonfiction Texts,
Seymour Simon: A Scientific Eye,
Finding Beauty in the World Around You,
The Pleasure of Giving,
Jan Brett: Creating Imaginary Worlds,
Exploring Different Cultures; Folktales,
Exploring Trickster Tales,
Humorous Characters,
Helen Lester: Using Humor