Welcome to

Mrs. Barbosa's Class 


It's going to be a wonderful year!

 What are my students learning?

Each student is learning how to achieve his or her highest potential. 



KEY ELA Learning Goals:


  • Reading (Literature) - Fables, Morals, Characters, Sequence of events, Settings & plots, Point of view, Using academic langauge
  • Reading (Informational) - Scientific ideas and steps; Technical procedures; Sequential language; Academic language in text; Text features; Illustrations 
  • Reading (Foundations) Phonics/ Spelling- short vowels; VC/CV syllables; plurals: -s, -es, -ies; base words and endings: -ed, -ing, -er, -est; vowel digraphs: ee, ea; ai, ay; oa, ow dipthongs: ou, ow; oi, oy
  • Grammar- Sentences: Statements, Questions, Exclamations, Commands
  • Writing: Narratives (Stories)  
  • Speaking & Listening
  • Science: What is life science? How do plants live and grow?
  • Social Studies: How does location affect where people live? 
  • Character Education: August- Responsibility; September- Tolerance
  • Heritage & History: Constitution Day: September 17th; Freedom Week: September 22nd - 26th; September/ October- Hispanic Heritage Month


Key Math Learning Goals: 


Essential Question: