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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.
module 140 Instructional days (40 hours)

Finding Home: Refugees 

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
Students will develop their ability to read and understand complex text.
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module 2A40 Instructional days (40 hours)

Working With Evidence:Taking a Stand

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
Students read text while studying the theme of taking a stand.
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module 2B40 Instructional days (40 hours)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Comedy of Control

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
Students read and analyze Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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module 3A40 Instructional days (40 hours)

Japanese-American Relations during World War II

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
“How does war affect individuals and societies?”
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module 3B40 Instructional days (40 hours)

The Civil Rights Movement and The Little Rock Nine

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
“How can stories be powerful?”
unit 112 Instructional days (12 hours)

Building Background Knowledge: Segregation in the United States

12 Instructional days (12 hours)
Students read, A Mighty Long Way, by Carlotta Walls Lanier
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unit 220 Instructional days (20 hours)

Case Study: The Media as Storytellers in Carlotta’s Journey

20 Instructional days (20 hours)
Students closely examine the case study of the Little Rock Nine in, A Mighty Long Way.
lesson 1

The Desegregation of Schools and Brown v. Board of Education

1 hour
Students will engage with primary sources that give context to the greater Civil Rights movement.
lesson 2

Close Reading: Brown v. Board of Education

1 hour
Students can make connections between Brown v. Board of Education and A Mighty Long Way.
lesson 3

Understanding Brown v. Board of Education’s Impact on Carlotta’s Journey

1 hour
Introduction to the second central text, Little Rock Girl 1957, through a brief “Book Walk.”
lesson 4

Advantages and Disadvantages of Various Mediums: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Speech

1 hour
Continue to build students’ background knowledge of the civil rights era in U.S. history.
lesson 5

Close Reading: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Speech

1 hour
Students continue to engage with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Montgomery Bus Boycott speech.
lesson 6

Analyzing Language in a Speech: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Speech

1 hour
Students study the difference between the two voices and consider how their use affects meaning.
lesson 7

Analyzing the Power of Different Mediums: Little Rock Girl 1957

1 hour
Students broaden their analysis of the use of different mediums to convey ideas.
lesson 8

Analyzing the Power of Different Mediums: A Mighty Long Way

1 hour
In this lesson, students continue their analysis, focusing on the medium of video.
lesson 9

Analyzing Different Mediums: Advantages and Disadvantages

1 hour
Students continue evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of different mediums, focusing this lesson on text.
lesson 10

Analyzing Events: Carlotta’s Journey

1 hour
Students participate in a Chalk Talk this lesson to continue their analysis of Carlotta’s journey.
lesson 11

Mid-Unit Assessment: Classifying and Evaluating Primary Sources

1 hour
Students look at primary sources to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums.
lesson 12

Analyzing Author’s Craft: “I Have a Dream”

1 hour
Students read excerpts from a famous speech by Martin Luther King: “I Have a Dream.”
lesson 13

Language Analysis: “I Have a Dream”

1 hour
Students focus on Dr. King’s use of active and passive voice, learned in Lesson 6.
lesson 14

Informational Essay Planning: Studying the Essay Prompt and Gathering Evidence

1 hour
Students will study the informational essay prompt.
lesson 15

Informational Essay Planning: Analyzing and Selecting Evidence

1 hour
Analyzing evidence, collected on their Gathering Evidence note-catchers and select the strongest evidence to include.
lesson 16

Informational Essay Planning: Essay Rubric and Essay Planner

1 hour
Students prepare to write their end of unit assessment essay.
lesson 17

Best First Draft of an Informational Essay

1 hour
Students are asked not only to think about writing, but also how they use language.
lesson 18

Analyzing an Author’s Craft: Carlotta’s Journey to Justice

1 hour
Students deconstruct the word “dignity” and analyze the strategies Carlotta used to maintain her dignity.
lesson 19

Analyzing an Author’s Craft: Carlotta’s Journey to Justice

1 hour
This opening is the first of a three-lesson series which students focus on language skills.
lesson 20

Revising the Informational Essay

1 hour
Students revise and edit their End of Unit 2 Assessment based on your feedback.
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unit 38 hours

Bringing the Journey to Life

8 hours
Students finish reading A Mighty Long Way and complete their study of Carlotta’s journey to justice.
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module 438 Instructional days (38 hours)

Sustainability of the US Food Supply Chain

38 Instructional days (38 hours)
Students will read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
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core proficiencies20 Instructional days (20 hours)

Developing Core Proficiencies Curriculum

20 Instructional days (20 hours)
These units model instruction and provide flexible materials to use and adapt for a variety of contexts.
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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.
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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