What are we working on?

General Notes:

Please look for your group and make note of due dates and plan ahead weekly. These assignments are not meant to be homework or "extra" work. As much as possible students should work on these assignments during RTI blocks or during the core curriculum independent work time. For example, math assignments should be completed during RTI OR during math time when appropriate classwork is finished. It is intended that students in the groups will not have to do classwork or practice work which they have already mastered, therefore using the enrichment work in place of classwork as determined by the teacher and GT coordinator.  


Maker Faire Reflection

What are we working on?

Last year's Maker Faire earned $700 for SCE. Questions?   Contact ekhastedt@dcsdk12.org.

Also our Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl Team (6th grade) took 3rd place in the region and 2nd place in Colorado this year. Congratulations and thanks to PTO for sponsoring this activity!

2nd Grade:  We are working on comprehension skills and critical thinking. I run a pull out group for targeted reading  2 days per week. We' re current working on poetry.

3rd grade:  Students are working on a word study, reading comprehension skills and Challenge math.  Ask your student about these activities.


4th grade:   Students are reading Hatchet and answering high level comprehension questions in writing and in small group discussion. On math days they work on Challenge Math.

5th grade:  Math: We are on module 4 - expressions and equations
Project groups are working on their Maker Faire booth. Ask your math student about our problem of the week and treasure box.

6th grade:  

Students are busy getting the Maker Faire organized. Ask your student about the details.
The math class is working on 7th grade math module 3.  We are preparing for middle school placement by reviewing 6th and 7th grade skills as well. Ask your student about problem of the week and the treasure box.

The students raised $297 for Freedom Service Dogs of America and in February took a field trip to deliver it in person and tour the facility.

Last year's group raised $307 for Clothes to Kids!