**Essential Questions / Big Ideas in Literacy**

How do the text and illustrations work together to present information? How does one enhance the other?

A reader's experience of a text is complete only when they consider all the features of the text (words and illustrations) together. True meaning can only be derived through the consideration of all the parts of the text in its entirety.

__Concepts of Print__· Students must be able to identify the table of contents in an informational text

· Students must be able to explain the role of the author and the illustrator in a text.

**Essential Questions in Math**

How can we compose shapes from simple shapes?

How can we use objects or drawings to show how to add one number to another to make ten?

**Learning Targets in Math**

- Students must describe objects according to its attributes (e.g., color, size, shape).
- Students must create categories that represent what the objects have in common.
- Students must know how to compose 10 starting from any given number 1 – 9.
- Student understanding that when composing a number a smaller set of objects exists within a larger set of objects.

All children must be able to identify squares, circles, rectangles, triangles, and hexagons.

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