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prekindergarten122 Instructional days (122 hours)

Prekindergarten English Language Arts

122 Instructional days (122 hours)
Core Knowledge Language Arts Preschool
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kindergarten317 Instructional days (317 hours)

Kindergarten English Language Arts

317 Instructional days (317 hours)
Core Knowledge Language Arts Listening and Learning, and Skills
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grade 1313 Instructional days (313 hours)

Grade 1 English Language Arts

313 Instructional days (313 hours)
Core Knowledge Language Arts Listening and Learning, and Skills
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grade 2307 Instructional days (307 hours)

Grade 2 English Language Arts

307 Instructional days (307 hours)
Core Knowledge Language Arts Listening and Learning, and Skills
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grade 3228 Instructional days (228 hours)

Grade 3 English Language Arts

228 Instructional days (228 hours)
Student build literacy skills as they develop knowledge about the world.
grade 4252 Instructional days (252 hours)

Grade 4 English Language Arts

252 Instructional days (252 hours)
Student build literacy skills as they develop knowledge about the world.
grade 5232 Instructional days (232 hours)

Grade 5 English Language Arts

232 Instructional days (232 hours)
The overarching focus for all modules is building students’ literacy skills as they develop knowledge about the world.
grade 6247 Instructional days (247 hours)

Grade 6 English Language Arts

247 Instructional days (247 hours)
Building students’ literacy skills as they develop knowledge about the world.
grade 7256 Instructional days (256 hours)

Grade 7 English Language Arts

256 Instructional days (256 hours)
The overarching focus for all modules is on building students’ literacy skills as they develop knowledge about the world.
grade 8258 Instructional days (258 hours)

Grade 8 English Language Arts

258 Instructional days (258 hours)
The overarching focus for all modules is on building students’ literacy skills as they develop knowledge about the world.
grade 9237 Instructional days (237 hours)

Grade 9 English Language Arts

237 Instructional days (237 hours)
All lessons utilize engaging, high quality texts that span the canonical to the contemporary
grade 10233 Instructional days (233 hours)

Grade 10 English Language Arts

233 Instructional days (233 hours)
Students analyze literary and journalistic nonfiction as well as poetry, drama, and fiction.
module 134 Instructional days (34 hours)

Reading Closely, Writing to Analyze: Authors Develop Complex Characters, Ideas

34 Instructional days (34 hours)
Students engage with literature and nonfiction texts.
module 237 Instructional days (37 hours)

Rhetoric and Word Choice to Develop Ideas and Claims

37 Instructional days (37 hours)
Students read, discuss, and analyze poems and informational texts .
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module 339 Instructional days (39 hours)

Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

39 Instructional days (39 hours)
Students engage in an inquiry-based, iterative process for research.
unit 115 Instructional days (15 hours)

Using Seed Texts as Springboards to Research

15 Instructional days (15 hours)
Students build prior skills and focus on annotation, and an independent analysis of texts.
lesson 1

Inquiry-Based Research Introduction

1 hour
Students are introduced to the focus of the module: building evidence-based arguments through inquiry-based research.
lesson 2

Unfolding the Events

1 hour
Students analyze the text paying specific attention to how Skloot unfolds the events and ideas.
lesson 3

Language and Word Choice Surfacing an Issue

1 hour
Students begin the research process by learning how to surface issues and pose inquiry questions.
lesson 4

Generating, Refining, and Selecting Inquiry Questions

1 hour
They continue to generate, refine, and select inquiry questions to guide their research.
lesson 5

Supporting a Claim

1 hour
Students analyze how Skloot supports a perspective through description and use of language.
lesson 6

Synthesizing Findings and Supporting a Claim

1 hour
Students evaluate evidence that Skloot uses to support her claim, assessing its relevancy and sufficiency.
lesson 7

History of Unethical Medical Practice and the African-America Community

1 hour
Students analyze how Skloot unfolds relevant evidence to support the perspective of the Lacks family.
lesson 8

Taking Advantage

1 hour
Students analyze the text, working to identify a central idea based on specific details.
lesson 9

How the Pieces Create the Whole

1 hour
Students refine specific ideas that have emerged in the larger text.
lesson 10

John Moore and Henrietta Lacks

1 hour
Students compare the stories through text analysis, learning about the concept of perspective.
lesson 11

How Multiple Perspectives Develop a Picture

1 hour
Students consider how the information in this excerpt impacts their developing understanding of tissue ownership.
lesson 12

Two Encounters, Two Perspectives

1 hour
Students read about Skloot’s encounter Lacks’ son and a visit to meet a Hopkins scientist.
lesson 13

Collecting Evidence to Develop Claims

1 hour
Students focus on understanding claims and evidence in informational text, developing claims for argument writing.
lesson 14

Claims and Counter-Claims

1 hour
Students write a paragraph synthesizing their understanding of supporting evidence and identifying a claim.
lesson 15

Unit Assessment Part 1: Analyze Central Idea; Part 2: Reflect on Research Process

1 hour
Reflecting on the research process, students write about areas of investigation emerging from the book.
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unit 213 Instructional days (13 hours)

Engaging in an Inquiry-Based, Iterative Research Process to Write Arguments

13 Instructional days (13 hours)
Students continue to learn how to use the inquiry-based research process.
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unit 311 Instructional days (11 hours)

Synthesizing Research and Argument Through the Writing Process

11 Instructional days (11 hours)
Students analyze the sources collected for their Research Portfolios, delving into them throughout the writing process.
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module 439 Instructional days (39 hours)

Craft, Structure, and Development of Characters and Ideas

39 Instructional days (39 hours)
Students read, discuss, and analyze nonfiction and dramatic texts.
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Writing Module59 Instructional days (59 hours)

Argument, Informative, and Narrative Writing

59 Instructional days (59 hours)
Students explore argument, informative, and narrative writing.
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core proficiencies25 Instructional days (25 hours)

Developing Core Proficiencies Curriculum

25 Instructional days (25 hours)
These units model instruction and provide flexible materials to use and adapt for a variety of contexts.
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grade 11185 Instructional days (185 hours)

Grade 11 English Language Arts

185 Instructional days (185 hours)
Students delve deeply into works by acclaimed authors and historical figures.
grade 12242 Instructional days (242 hours)

Grade 12 English Language Arts

242 Instructional days (242 hours)
Students build knowledge, analyze ideas, delineate arguments, and develop writing, collaboration, and communication skills.
prekindergarten146 Instructional days (146 hours)

Prekindergarten Mathematics

146 Instructional days (146 hours)
Students explore two and three-dimensional shapes, compare length, weight, and capacity, addition and subtraction stories, and counting to 20.
kindergarten152 Instructional days (152 hours)

Kindergarten Mathematics

152 Instructional days (152 hours)
Representing, relating, and operating on whole numbers; describing shapes and space.
grade 1153 Instructional days (153 hours)

Grade 1 Mathematics

153 Instructional days (153 hours)
Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Number and Operations in Base Ten, Measurement and Data
grade 2152 Instructional days (152 hours)

Grade 2 Mathematics

152 Instructional days (152 hours)
Students extend understanding of base-ten notation, fluency with addition and subtraction, standard units of measure, and describing and analyzing shapes.
grade 3152 Instructional days (152 hours)

Grade 3 Mathematics

152 Instructional days (152 hours)
Multiplication and division of whole numbers within 100; develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
algebra i105 Instructional days (105 hours)

Algebra I

105 Instructional days (105 hours)
Students explore relationships between quantities, descriptive statistics, linear and exponential functions, polynomial and quadratic expressions.
geometry117 Instructional days (117 hours)

Geometry

117 Instructional days (117 hours)
Students explore congruence, proofs, constructions, trigonometry, circles, as well as connect algebra and geometry through coordinates.
algebra ii120 Instructional days (120 hours)

Algebra II

120 Instructional days (120 hours)
Students explore polynomials, rational and radical relationships, trigonometry and functions and make inferences and conclusions from data.
precalculus111 Instructional days (111 hours)

Precalculus and Advanced Topics

111 Instructional days (111 hours)
Students explore transformations, vectors and matrices, rational and exponential functions, trigonometry, probability and statistics.
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