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    Grade Curriculum Map AUGUST

    READING - Imagine It!

    CONTENT Introducing SRA Imagine It!

    SKILLS / OBJECTIVES

     be introduced to the structure of the class  be introduced to word structure, discussion, handing off, building a background, browsing, grammar, writing, and

    workshop

     learn how to use the Concept/Question Board  practice posting newspaper clippings, magazine articles, information taken from the internet, photographs, and other

    items that pertain to the theme

     practice discussing, listening, and responding to each other  practice “handing off”

    ASSESSMENT

    Observations will be made to assess students understanding of Imagine It!

    WRITING - Six Trait Writing

    CONTENT

    Conventions - Aug & September

    SKILLS / OBJECTIVES

    Introduce conventions (C1); Conventions song (C2) ; edit marks used in proofreading (R1) ;

    Read “Francine Fribble, Proofreading Policewoman” Discuss importance of proofreading

    punctuation in writing, make a class chart; Read “Punctuation takes a vacation” ; Allow student to

    work on Rough draft of post card to punctuation “When comma came to town” discuss how “comma”

    saved day; for when comma came to town sheet (C12); Super Comma to the Rescue at supermarket

    sheet (C14 and C15) what an adverb is and how adds to writing; Read “nearly, dearly, insincerely” ;

    Make a class chart of adverbs; Edit “informal letter” (C20) ; Discuss what an adjective is and how

    adds to writing; Make a class chart of Adjectives; Go over list of Adjectives in reference; Edit

    “rewriting sentences” (C22) ; brainstorm ideas what would make the best party ever, using lots of

    adjectives and adverbs; Quote marks in sentences, rules sheet (C27) ; Edit “Quote worksheet #2 (C29)

    Discuss what a run on sentence and fragment sentence is; Read “No good, rotten run on sentence” ;

    Discuss “Final paragraph for section” (C23) ; Discuss the Rubric, expectations, etc..

    GRAMMAR - Shurley English

    CONTENT

    Pretest, study skills, introduction to new vocabulary, synonyms and antonyms, different kinds of sentences, noun, verb,

    adverb, and adjectives.

    SKILLS / OBJECTIVES

     Identify the four different types of sentences and be able to label each with an end mark and abbreviation  define long term and short term goals  study skills: getting organized, listening, planning study time, and doing homework  identify synonyms and antonyms  sentence jingle and complete sentences  jingles - vocabulary, noun, verb, adjective and adverb  journal writing.

    ASSESSMENT

    A pretest will be done to determine students’ prior knowledge.

    Grammar test will be given to test sentence types and synonyms and antonyms.

  • MATH - Saxon

    PRETEST LESSONS 1 – 10

    CONTENT

    Review of addition, addition stories, missing addends, sequences, digits, place value, ordinal numbers, months of the

    year, review of subtraction, addition and subtraction fact families, writing numbers through 999, adding money

    SKILLS / OBJECTIVES

     Identify and solve “some and some more problems  write a number sentence for a picture and for given addends commutative property of addition  identity property of addition  find a missing addend in a number sentence  find missing addend when a number sentence has more than two addends  find a rule for a counting sequence  find more numbers or missing numbers in a counting sequence  state how many digits are in a number, name the last digit of a number  use money manipulative to show the place value of ones, tens and hundreds  use money manipulative or diagrams to compare two amounts of money  identify the place value of a digit in a number  describe the position or order of an object in a line using ordinal numbers  use ordinal numbers to describe the moths of the year and the days of each month  use numbers to write the month, day and year of a specific date  subtract two numbers and use addition to check the answer  use addition and subtraction fact families to write addition and subtraction facts  write whole numbers through 999 in words  use digits to write whole numbers through 999  add money without regrouping

    ASSESSMENT

    Demonstrate understanding through daily homework

    SCIENCE - Core Knowledge

    CONTENT

    World Geography (Maps) and World Mountains. (Continued in September) As the crow flies. Robinson Crusoe

    SKILLS / OBJECTIVES

     Find distances on a map using the map scale  use a legend to find places on a map; determine direction on a map by using a compass rose  recognize that lines of latitude or parallels run horizontally on a globe, from east to west without ever meeting  recognize that lines of longitude or meridians run vertically on a globe, meeting at the North and South poles  understand the map terms degree and minute; use latitude and longitude to locate points on a map  use a grid to locate points on a road map  understand what happens when you cross the international date line from east to west and west to east  use time zones to calculate the time of day in different parts of the world  recognize that a physical map shows the features of the land  understand that elevation refers to the height of the land  demonstrate how a physical map can help you plan a route

    ASSESSMENT

    Knowledge will be demonstrated through a variety of assessments including but not limited to: multiple choice, fill in

    the blank, short answer tests; worksheets; projects; and quizzes.

  • SOCIAL STUDIES - Core Knowledge

    CONTENT

    Middle Ages The Bigger They Are the Harder they Fall King Arthur

    SKILLS / OBJECTIVES  Identify the date A.D. 476 as the fall of the Western Roman Empire  understand internal causes of Rome’s decline and fall  understand how Goths, Vandals , Huns and other non-Roman tribes contributed to Rome’s decline and fall  understand changes that occurred in Europe after the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the term “Dark Ages”  id Rome as the location of the pope and center of the Roman Catholic Church and id the pope as the bishop of Rome  understand that the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church split in 1054  identify St. Benedict or Nursia as the author of The Rule of St. Benedict  understand importance of the Benedictine model for European monasteries; describe life in a monastery or convent  understand they ways monasteries affected the life in Europe during the Middle Ages  identify Charlemagne as a European leader of the late eighth and early ninth centuries  describe Charlemagne’s qualities and understand his achievements, understand the rise of feudalism  describe feudalism and understand how it differed from modern government  describe the relationship between the lord of a manor and the serfs who lived on the manor estate;  list the benefits of the three-field system; understand the role of cooperation on a manor estate  describe conditions in a European city during the Middle Ages  describe guilds and understand the ways guilds advanced the interests of merchants  recognize 1066 as a date of the Battle of Hastings and understand the significance of that battle  identify the Bayeux Tapestry and the Domesday Book  identify Henry II as the first Plantagenet king; describe the characteristics and achievements of Henry II  identify Thomas Becket and understand the circumstances of Becket’s murder  identify Eleanor of Aquitaine as an important ruler of France and England  explain why Henry II and Eleanor were such a powerful couple  recognize the major events in Eleanor’s life  describe some of the problems of King John’s rule  identify the Magna Carta and explain the significance of the document  describe the origins of Parliament and id the House of Commons, House of Lords as the two houses of Parliament  identify the circumstances and cause of the Hundred Years’ War, list four outcomes of the Hundred Years War  describe the role Joan of Arc played in driving the English out of France and identify and describe the major events and

    accomplishments of Joan of Arc’s life

     describe the Black Death; understand the effects of the Black Death on medieval society.

    ASSESSMENT

    Knowledge will be demonstrated through a variety of assessments including but not limited to: multiple choice, fill in

    the blank, short answer tests; worksheets; projects; and quizzes.

    TECHNOLOGY

    CONTENT

    - Computer Lab rules TYPE to LEARN

    CORE VIRTUES

    Year One Year Two Year Three : Respect & Responsibility

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    Grade Curriculum Map SEPTEMBER

    READING - Imagine It!

    CONTENT

    Unit 1 - Risk and Consequences - Island of the Blue