Textbook: McGraw-Hill Wonders!
Read alouds, guided reading, and independent reading activities
Phonemic awareness (hear, identify, and manipulate phonemes/sounds), phonics (associating letters with sounds), reading strategies (decoding, monitoring, clarifying, predicting, etc.), and comprehension (cause and effect, sequencing, main idea, details, etc.)
Reading Counts: Independent or guided classroom books with computerized quizzes based on each student’s lexile.
Write from the Beginning
Modeled, guided, and independent writing
Printing program for TK and Kindergarten: Handwriting Without Tears
Manipulatives used to teach and model concepts
Guided and independent practice provided for all concepts
Hands-on science investigations
Life, physical and earth sciences
Varies by grade level: Warm-up activities, sports skills instruction, playground rules, and sportsmanship