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Dunlap Elementary School

Academics

Academics at Dunlap

The Source

Contact : Mr. Clisham 206-252-7017

In order to see your child’s classroom pages, you need a secure user name and password. To set up an account, you must go through the Source. Here is a link to directions for setting up a Source account.

Once you have a parent login, you may access your child’s classroom pages by logging into the top of this window.

Math

Dunlap School is using the math adoption Math in Focus at our school. It was adopted as the SPS elementary textbook in 2014, and is based on the Singapore method.

To log in to the  online textbook:

Username: please check with your students classroom teacher for this information 
Password: please check with your students classroom teacher for this information

Balanced Literacy

To ensure that pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students become proficient and critical readers and writers, motivated to read and write throughout their lives.

The literacy program is based on a comprehensive, balanced approach in which reading and writing are regarded as complementary processes that promote higher level thinking skills.

Components of Balanced Literacy include:

Reading

  • Interactive Read Aloud
  • Shared Reading
  • Guided Reading
  • Literature Study
  • Independent Reading
  • Conferring

Oral Language

  • Working with Words

Writing

  • Mini-lesson
  • Shared Writing
  • Independent Writing
  • Conferring
  • Author’s Chair/Share