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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.
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.
module 141 Instructional days (41 hours)

Reading and Writing Personal Narratives

41 Instructional days (41 hours)
Shared focus on text analysis and narrative writing.
module 238 Instructional days (38 hours)

Informative Writing, Speaking And Listening Skills

38 Instructional days (38 hours)
"I ask for, not at once no government, but at once a better government."
module 338 Instructional days (38 hours)

Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

38 Instructional days (38 hours)
Students engage in an inquiry-based, iterative research process.
module 437 Instructional days (37 hours)

Analyzing the Interaction of Central Ideas and Character Development

37 Instructional days (37 hours)
Students read, discuss, and analyze four literary texts.
literary criticism29 Instructional days (29 hours)

Literary Criticism

29 Instructional days (29 hours)
Students read and analyze Toni Morrison.
Extension Module24 Instructional days (24 hours)

Extension Module

24 Instructional days (24 hours)
One-unit Module with extended focus on a central text, The New Jim Crow
unit 124 Instructional days (24 hours)

Understanding and Evaluating Argument: The New Jim Crow

24 Instructional days (24 hours)
Students analyze arguments, as they outline and evaluate claims.
lesson 1

Assessing Arguments

1 hour
Students build the background knowledge critical for accessing the nuances of the argument presented.
lesson 2

Identifying Central Claims

1 hour
Alexander establishes her central claim that mass incarceration is the new racial caste system.
lesson 3

Clarifying Purpose

1 hour
Students analyze the remainder of the introduction where Alexander explains her purpose, outlining her argument.
lesson 4

Analyzing Articles

1 hour
Students discuss the new concepts they learned from the articles and what questions they have.
lesson 5

Racial Cast in America

1 hour
Students analyze chapter 1 as Alexander claims that racial caste in America has never ended.
lesson 6

History of Jim Crow

1 hour
Students analyze the concepts and information Alexander presents in this section of text.
lesson 7

The War On Drugs

1 hour
Students engage in an evidence-based discussion to examine the structure and content of Alexander’s argument.
lesson 8

Evaluating Claims and Persuasive Arguments

1 hour
Students evaluate Alexander’s specific claims for valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
lesson 9

Identifying and Connecting Claims

1 hour
Students work together to identify the central claim of their assigned chapters.
lesson 10

Use of Rhetoric

1 hour
Students work in presentation groups to discuss Alexander’s use of rhetoric in their respective chapters.
lesson 11

Group Presentation Alignment

1 hour
Students work in their presentation groups and rehearse speaking in a group.
lesson 12

Effective Listening

1 hour
Students present and practice effective listening skills.
lesson 13

Making Connections

1 hour
Students draw connections between claims in the article and those in The New Jim Crow.
lesson 14

Claims, Evidence, and Rhetoric

1 hour
Students track the authors’ claims and evidence and examine the authors’ use of counterclaims.
lesson 15

Comparing Claims

1 hour
Students explore how the authors develop claims and use similar rhetorical techniques to advance arguments.
lesson 16

Developing Claims

1 hour
Students analyze how Alexander develops her claims in chapter 5.
lesson 17

Developing Arguments

1 hour
Students analyze how Alexander structures chapter 5 to further develop her argument.
lesson 18

Connections To The Real World

1 hour
Students examine Alexander’s claims and where they fit in to the national conversation about race.
lesson 19

Style and Rhetoric

1 hour
Students explore how Alexander’s use of style and rhetoric contribute to her central claim.
lesson 20

Reasoning and Purpose

1 hour
Students answer questions about Alexander’s claims and reasoning as well as examine her purpose.
lesson 21

Developing and Supporting Claims

1 hour
Students discuss how the author develops her claims and how they connect to central claims.
lesson 22

Quotations and Rhetoric

1 hour
Students examine the extended quote from James Baldwin, discussing how Baldwin’s claims relate to Alexander’s.
lesson 23

End-of-Unit-Assessment: Part 1

1 hour
Students discuss which section of text they found most effective in advancing Alexander’s stated purpose.
lesson 24

End-of-Unit-Assessment: Part 2

1 hour
Students discuss either how the text’s structure or the content and style advance Alexander’s purpose.
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core proficiencies35 Instructional days (35 hours)

Developing Core Proficiencies Curriculum

35 Instructional days (35 hours)
These units model instruction and provide flexible materials to use and adapt for a variety of contexts.
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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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