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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.
unit 127 Instructional days (27 hours)

Using a Seed Text to Engage in Inquiry-Based Research

27 Instructional days (27 hours)
Students engage in an iterative, non-linear research process.
lesson 1

Broadening the Question

1 hour
Students use Guns, Germs, and Steel as a model for initiating the inquiry process.
lesson 2

Disparities of Wealth and Power

1 hour
Students focus on how Diamond establishes his reasoning for why Yali’s question should be investigated.
lesson 3

Laying the Groundwork for Research

1 hour
Students consider ways in which the author’s ideas refine his purpose.
lesson 4

Decisive Moment in the Greatest Collision of Modern History

1 hour
Students learn how to generate inquiry questions from their issues to prepare for independent research.
lesson 5

Proximate Causation

1 hour
Students consider how the events and ideas in this passage develop “proximate causation”.
lesson 6

Delineating Supporting Claims and Evidence

1 hour
Students learn how to delineate the author’s supporting claims and evidence.
lesson 7

Factors that Inform Acceptance of New Technology

1 hour
Students analyze how ideas interact to develop the concept of receptivity to innovation within societies.
lesson 8

Elements of Argument

1 hour
Students continue to explore elements of argument by identifying Diamond’s claims and evidence used.
lesson 9

Crafting an Area of Investigation

1 hour
Students pause their reading to focus on crafting areas of investigation and gathering sources.
lesson 10

Productivity and Innovation

1 hour
Students consider how Diamond further develops ideas previously explored in the text.
lesson 11

Is the Evidence Relevant and Sufficient?

1 hour
Students discuss Diamond’s claims, analyzing whether Diamond’s evidence is relevant and his reasoning is valid.
lesson 12

Mid-Unit Assessment: Identify and Evaluate Relevancy of Supporting Claim

1 hour
Students identify one of Diamond’s supporting claims, evaluating whether the evidence is relevant.
lesson 13

Examining Counterclaims

1 hour
Students examine the role of counterclaims in argument and how they contribute to textual persuasiveness.
lesson 14

Transition to Research Process

1 hour
Students discuss ways to organize research materials. They select an area of investigation to research.
lesson 15

Student Research Plan

1 hour
Students learn how to generate specific inquiry questions to frame their research.
lesson 16

Inquiry Questions, Search Locations, Keyword Phrases, Effective Research

1 hour
Students select inquiry questions and use key words and phrases to conduct effective, efficient research.
lesson 17

Annotation of Sources

1 hour
Students begin the lesson with modeled annotation and practice based on an inquiry question.
lesson 18

Evaluating an Evidence-Based Argument

1 hour
They discuss the components of an effective argument, examining arguments, assessing their quality.
lesson 19

Grouping Questions and Research Frames

1 hour
Students learn to group their inquiry questions thematically to develop inquiry paths.
lesson 20

Assessing Sources for Credibility and Usefulness

1 hour
Students consider how to use inquiry questions to drive research, continually assessing sources for usefulness.
lesson 21

Is it Enough, or Do We Adjust?

1 hour
Students read sources closely, analyze details, and evaluate a source’s to determine relevancy.
lesson 22

Evidence-Based Claim Tools

1 hour
Students analyze their research to begin making claims about inquiry questions within an inquiry path.
lesson 23

Organize, Analyze, and Synthesize Claims

1 hour
Students organize, analyze, and synthesize their claims to develop comprehensive claims about inquiry paths.
lesson 24

Developing Counterclaims

1 hour
Students develop a claim that counters their original claim, identifying evidence to support their counterclaim.
lesson 25

Preparing a Brief Presentation

1 hour
Students synthesize their claims and evidence by preparing a presentation to share with their peers.
lesson 26

Presentation of Research-Based Claim

1 hour
Students deliver a presentation of one of their research-based claims, supported by evidence and reasoning.
lesson 27

Drafting a Research –Based Argument

1 hour
Students craft a response demonstrating understanding of their problem-based question with evidence to support analysis.
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unit 211 Instructional days (11 hours)

Synthesizing Research and Argument Through the Writing Process

11 Instructional days (11 hours)
Students synthesize their research and articulate their conclusions in a written argument.
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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
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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