HiCap Class Content 2nd-4th Grade

By Abbey Reynolds

HIGHLY CAPABLE SERVICES REMAIN ONLINE THROUGHOUT THE HYBRID PHASE OF RETURNING TO SCHOOL.

2nd-4th Grade is meeting in Google Classrooms with alternative curriculum.

HICAP CLASS CONTENT

What are we working on?
Solar System pic

Space Race

Second grade students are currently learning more about our solar system as we take a journey through the planets.

Athenian Secret

Third grade students are on a math adventure.  By completing mathematical puzzles, scattered throughout the city of ancient Athens, they hope to find the clues to unlock the "Athenian Secret".

Pilgrims pic
hercules-conclusion

Project Based Learning Units

The fourth grade students our using their math and ELA skills to complete several project based mini-units.   

Units include:

  • Pizza Math- students will create a pizza restaurant by creating a menu and calculate cost and profit .  They will select a location and determine how many customers they can expect and the cost of rent.  Students will make a blueprint of the required itmes' area and perimeter in their restaurant.
  • Building a Zoo- Students will use area and perimiter to construct animal habitats and an animal hospital.  They will calculate how much food the animas will need, etc.
  • My Trip to New York City- In this unit, students will have an opportunity to plan a dream vacation to New York City.  Working with a budget they will preform a cost-benefit analysis of various choices.
  • Additional units may be added as time allows.