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74 BELMONT STREET
WAYMART, PENNSYLVANIA 18472

TEL: (800) 321-9973 OPTION 4
FAX: (570) 341-1224

Office Hours: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
School Hours: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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1may - 5junAll DayPSSA Science

MariaMiller

MRS. MARIA MILLER

ROBERT D. WILSON PRINCIPAL
mmiller@westernwayne.org

The following is a list of school supplies our classes use throughout the year and we would appreciate the donation of any of the following items to add to our community classroom supplies. They are inexpensive and can be found readily at local retailers.

Thank you for your continued support and involvement in your child’s education.

PRE K

  • Standard sized backpack
  • 1-4 oz. bottle of glue
  • 8 Pack of Crayons – (jumbo or anti-roll)

For our project station:

  • 10 pack of washable markers
  • Paper plates, large and small
  • Sandwich baggies
  • Clorox wipes

KINDERGARTEN

  • Standard sized backpack
  • 24 count box of crayons
  • 3 pocket folders (plastic or vinyl)
  • (red, blue and green)
  • 1 chubby eraser

For our writing and project station:

  • 12 pack of washable markers
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 dry erase marker

FIRST GRADE

  • Standard size backpack
  • Pencil box
  • 24 count box of crayons
  • 3 pocket folders (plastic or vinyl)
    (red, blue and green)
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 chunky eraser
  • 1 highlighter
  • 1 dry erase marker
  • Pencils

For our writing and project station:

  • 12 pack of colored pencils or washable markers

SECOND GRADE

  • standard size backpack
  • pencil box
  • 24 count box of crayons
  • 3 pocket folders (plastic or vinyl)
    (red, blue and green)
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 1 chunky eraser
  • 1 highlighter
  • 1 dry erase marker
  • pencils

For our writing and project station:

  • 12 pack of colored pencils or washable markers

THIRD GRADE

  • Standard size backpack (flexible base, no wheels, to fit in locker)
  • Pencil box
  • 24 count box of crayons
  • One glue stick
  • Pens (assorted colors)
  • 8 pocket folders (plastic or vinyl)
    2 blue, 2 green, 2 purple and 2 yellow
  • 1 folder with clasps
  • 2 wide ruled composition books
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 highlighters
  • 2 dry erase markers
  • 1 12 pack of colored pencils or washable thin markers
  • Loose leaf paper

FOURTH GRADE

  • Standard size backpack
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • 6 pocket folders (plastic or vinyl)
    1 red, 1 blue, 1 green, 1 yellow, 2 of your choice
  • 6 single subject notebooks
    1 red, 1 blue, 1 green, 1 yellow, 2 of your choice
  • 1 inch binder
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 highlighters

For our writing and project station:

  • 1 12 pack of colored pencils or washable thin markers

FIFTH GRADE

  • Standard sized backpack
  • Pencils
  • Pencil box or pouch
  • Erasers
  • 6 pocket folders (plastic or vinyl)
    1 red, 1 blue, 1green, 1 yellow and 2 of your choice
  • 8 single subject notebooks
    1 red, 1 blue, 1 green, 1 yellow and 4 of your choice
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 highlighter
  • 2 dry erase markers

For our writing and project station:

  • 12 pack of colored pencils or washable thin markers
  • Assorted colored pens

GRADE EXPECTATIONS
THE PURPOSE OF GRADE EXPECTATIONS?

  • To provide more specific and detailed benchmarks for Pennsylvania’s Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities.
  • To provide guidance for local curriculum, instruction and assessment.
  • To provide the grade level expectations in math, reading and writing required for state assessment.

 

Thank you for your continued support and involvement in your child’s education.

PRE K

CONTENT AREA

MATH
  • Count to 20
  • Recognize numerals 0-10
  • Duplicate patterns
  • Recognize shapes
  • Sorting by color, shape and size
  • Identify positions in a sequence
  • Identify position of objects

KINDERGARTEN

MATH
  • Counting objects in groups to determine quantity, label groups with numbers, and determine which groups have more or less
  • Acting out addition and subtraction word problems, and drawing diagrams to illustrate problems and solutions
  • Adding with a sum of 10 or less, subtracting with a number of 10 or less, and solving addition and subtraction word problems
  • Recite days of the week and months of the year

FIRST GRADE

MATH
  • Add with a sum of 20 or less, with fluency
  • Subtract from a number 20 or less with fluency
  • Solve addition and subtraction word problems
  • Use an understanding of place value to add and subtract and extend addition skills to adding numbers with a sum of 100 or less
  • Tell time to the half-hour

SECOND GRADE

MATH
  • Add and subtract two digit numbers with accuracy and fluency
  • Understand what the three digits mean in a three-digit number and use this knowledge to add and subtract three digit numbers
  • Solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Tell time in five minute intervals
  • Measure lengths and solve problems with addition and subtraction of lengths
  • Build, draw and analyze 2-D and 3-D shapes to develop foundations for area, volume, and geometry
  • Explore fractions

THIRD GRADE

MATH
  • Develop an understanding of multiplication and division and strategies for multiplication and division within 100
  • Develop an understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions (fractions with numerator 1)
  • Develop an understanding of the structure of rectangular arrays and of area
  • Describe and analyze two-dimensional shapes
  • Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, money, liquid volumes, masses, and lengths of objects
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
  • Third grade students fluently read fiction and non-fiction texts for personal enjoyment and learning
  • Summarize text
  • Explain point of view
  • Compare themes, settings and plots
  • Use information from text to explain events, procedures, ideas, steps or concepts

FOURTH GRADE

MATH
  • Develop an understanding and fluency with multi-digit multiplication including familiarity with patterns, factors and multiples
  • Develop an understanding of dividing to find quotients involving multi-digit dividends
  • Develop an understanding of fraction/decimal equivalence, addition and subtraction of fractions with like denominators and multiplication of fractions by whole numbers
  • Understand that geometric figures can be analyzed and classified on their properties, such as having parallel sides, perpendicular sides, particular angle measures, and symmetry
  • Solve problems involving length, weight, liquid, mass, volume, time, area, and perimeter
ENGLISH
  • Fourth grade students read skillfully with meaning and purpose using all their comprehension and vocabulary strategies
  • Summarize text
  • Integrate information from two texts
  • Compare firsthand and second hand accounts
  • Describe structure of texts and text features
  • Explain author’s use of reasons and evidence

FIFTH GRADE

MATH
  • Develop fluency with addition and subtraction of fractions, and develop an understanding of the multiplication of fractions and of division of fractions in limited cases (unit fractions divided by whole numbers and whole numbers divided by unit fractions)
  • Extend division to 2-digit divisors, integrating decimal fractions into the place value system and developing understanding of operations with decimals to hundredths, and developing fluency with whole number and decimal operations
  • Develop an understanding of volume
ENGLISH
  • Fifth grade students deepen their understanding of informational and literary text
  • Interpret information from multiple texts
  • Summarize text
  • Quote from text to support inferences or generalizations
  • Analyze multiple accounts of same event/topic
  • Analyze author’s use of reasons and evidence

GRADE EXPECTATIONS
THE PURPOSE OF GRADE EXPECTATIONS?

  • To provide more specific and detailed benchmarks for Pennsylvania’s Framework of Standards and Learning Opportunities.
  • To provide guidance for local curriculum, instruction and assessment.
  • To provide the grade level expectations in math, reading and writing required for state assessment.

 

Thank you for your continued support and involvement in your child’s education.

PRE K

  • Read emergent-reader text with purpose and understanding
  • Use pictures, symbols, and text to gain information and derive meaning
  • Learn and apply vocabulary words related to text and/or lessons
  • Answer questions about main idea, events, characters and setting
  • Retell familiar stories
  • Use drawings and symbols to convey meaning

KINDERGARTEN

  • Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
  • Read emergent-reader text with purpose and understanding
  • Learn and apply vocabulary words related to text and/or lessons
  • Answer questions about the main idea, key details or event, characters and setting
  • Retell familiar stories including key details
  • Use a combination of drawing, dictating and writing to compose opinion, narrative and informational writing pieces
  • Apply grade appropriate conventions of standard English

FIRST GRADE

  • Read grade-level text with understanding and fluency
  • Apply phonics skills to decode unfamiliar words
  • Use a variety of strategies to learn unfamiliar vocabulary in text
  • Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story using key details
  • Gather facts and information from different texts.
  • Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly and with complete sentences
  • Write about a topic, supplying some facts and providing some sense of an opening and a closing

SECOND GRADE

  • Read grade-level text with understanding and fluency
  • Apply phonics skills and use context clues to decode unfamiliar words
  • Use a variety of strategies to learn unfamiliar vocabulary in text
  • Retell stories with key information and supporting details
  • Use text details such as illustrations and graphics to answer questions.
  • Write stories that include a short sequence of events and includes a clear beginning, middle and end
  • Write opinion pieces using details from reading materials to support the opinion

THIRD GRADE

MATH
  • Develop an understanding of multiplication and division and strategies for multiplication and division within 100
  • Develop an understanding of fractions, especially unit fractions (fractions with numerator 1)
  • Develop an understanding of the structure of rectangular arrays and of area
  • Describe and analyze two-dimensional shapes
  • Solve problems involving measurement and estimation of intervals of time, money, liquid volumes, masses, and lengths of objects
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
  • Third grade students fluently read fiction and non-fiction texts for personal enjoyment and learning
  • Summarize text
  • Explain point of view
  • Compare themes, settings and plots
  • Use information from text to explain events, procedures, ideas, steps or concepts

FOURTH GRADE

MATH
  • Develop an understanding and fluency with multi-digit multiplication including familiarity with patterns, factors and multiples
  • Develop an understanding of dividing to find quotients involving multi-digit dividends
  • Develop an understanding of fraction/decimal equivalence, addition and subtraction of fractions with like denominators and multiplication of fractions by whole numbers
  • Understand that geometric figures can be analyzed and classified on their properties, such as having parallel sides, perpendicular sides, particular angle measures, and symmetry
  • Solve problems involving length, weight, liquid, mass, volume, time, area, and perimeter
ENGLISH
  • Fourth grade students read skillfully with meaning and purpose using all their comprehension and vocabulary strategies
  • Summarize text
  • Integrate information from two texts
  • Compare firsthand and second hand accounts
  • Describe structure of texts and text features
  • Explain author’s use of reasons and evidence

FIFTH GRADE

MATH
  • Develop fluency with addition and subtraction of fractions, and develop an understanding of the multiplication of fractions and of division of fractions in limited cases (unit fractions divided by whole numbers and whole numbers divided by unit fractions)
  • Extend division to 2-digit divisors, integrating decimal fractions into the place value system and developing understanding of operations with decimals to hundredths, and developing fluency with whole number and decimal operations
  • Develop an understanding of volume
ENGLISH
  • Fifth grade students deepen their understanding of informational and literary text
  • Interpret information from multiple texts
  • Summarize text
  • Quote from text to support inferences or generalizations
  • Analyze multiple accounts of same event/topic
  • Analyze author’s use of reasons and evidence