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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.
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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.
unit 17 hours

Once in a While, Something Slips

7 hours
Students analyze how White unfolds and draws connections between key events and ideas.
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unit 227 Instructional days (27 hours)

“There’s no art / To find the mind’s construction in the face”

27 Instructional days (27 hours)
Student continue to practice reading closely, annotating text, collaborative discussion, and evidence-based writing.
lesson 1

The Three Witches

1 hour
Students begin their study of Macbeth by reading Act 1.1 and 1.2
lesson 2

Fate vs. Agency; Appearance vs. Reality

1 hour
Students read Act 1.3, focusing on the emergence of central ideas in this scene.
lesson 3

Lady Macbeth is Anything But

1 hour
Students read Act 1.5, in which Lady Macbeth considers murdering Duncan.
lesson 4

The Macbeth's Relationship

1 hour
Students read Act 1.6 and 1.7, examining Macbeth’s soliloquy and his interactions with his wife.
lesson 5

A Killing Mood

1 hour
Students read Act 2.1, in which Macbeth prepares to kill Duncan.
lesson 6

Waiting for the Deed to be Done

1 hour
Students read Act 2.2, in which Macbeth is horrified by having killed Duncan.
lesson 7

Appearance vs. Reality: Blaming the Wrong Guys

1 hour
Students read Act 2.3, in which Duncan’s murder is discovered.
lesson 8

Mid-Unit Assessment: How Structural Choices Create Mystery, Tension, Surprise

1 hour
Students craft an essay discussing how structural choices create an effect of mystery, tension, surprise.
lesson 9

Foul Play

1 hour
Students read Act 3.1, in which Macbeth hires murderers to kill Banquo and his son.
lesson 10

Nefarious Deeds Precipitate Tragedy

1 hour
Students read and analyze Act 3.2 of Macbeth.
lesson 11

Development of Central Ideas

1 hour
Students read Act 3.4, in which only Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost at a feast.
lesson 12

Witches Advance the Plot

1 hour
Students read Act 4.1, in which Three Witches who tell Macbeth of the future.
lesson 13

Commissioning Murder and Figurative Language

1 hour
Students read Act 4.2, in which Lady Macduff is slain by Murderers commissioned by Macbeth.
lesson 14

Macbeth's Character is Developed by Malcom and Macduff

1 hour
Students read Act 4.3, in which Macduff tries to convince Malcolm to join him.
lesson 15

Why does Shakespeare Show us Before They Tell Him?

1 hour
Students read Act 4.3, in which Ross tells Macduff of his family’s murder.
lesson 16

Descent into Madness

1 hour
Students read Act 5.1, when Lady Macbeth sleepwalks, lamenting the murders she and Macbeth committed.
lesson 17

Figurative Language Preparing for a Dramatic Reading

1 hour
Students read Act 5.2 and 5.3, in which the Thanes desert Macbeth.
lesson 18

Collaborative Discussion and Rehearsal

1 hour
Students read Act 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6: both sides prepare for battle; Lady Macbeth dies.
lesson 19

Not Born of Woman

1 hour
Students read Act 5.7 and 5.8, in which Macbeth is defeated and killed by Macduff.
lesson 20

Group Performance

1 hour
Students use choral reading techniques to interpret self-selected scenes from Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
lesson 21

Who is at Fault?

1 hour
Students begin to question which character bears primary responsibility for the tragedy.
lesson 22

Assessment: Who Bears the Most Responsibility for the Tragedy?

1 hour
Students present an argument about which character bears the responsibility for the tragedy of Macbeth.
lesson 23

Oral Presentations

1 hour
In this optional lesson students present their arguments as oral presentations to small peer groups.
lesson 24

The Witches in Art

1 hour
Students prepare to consider treatments of Macbeth in the visual arts through various activities.
lesson 25

How Macbeth Influences International Films

1 hour
Students analyze Throne of Blood, comparing the opening scenes to Acts 1.1 - 1.3.
lesson 26

Macbeth in Film

1 hour
Students compare the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production Acts 1.1 through 1.3 to the original text.
lesson 27

Comparing Film Interpretations

1 hour
Students explore the significance of how directorial choices emphasize different elements of a drama.
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unit 35 hours

The Nature of Princes

5 hours
Students ask: "Would Macbeth be considered a successful prince under Machiavelli’s rules?"
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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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