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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?”
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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.
unit 115 Instructional days (15 hours)

Analyzing Author’s Purpose and Evaluating Claims in The Omnivore’s Dilemma

15 Instructional days (15 hours)
Students analyze authors’ and speakers’ purposes and evaluate the claims they make.
lesson 1

Building Background Knowledge: What IS the Omnivore’s Dilemma Anyway?

1 hour
This first lesson is designed to hook students into the book The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
lesson 2

Reading for Gist and Answering Text-Dependent Questions

1 hour
Industrial Food Chain
lesson 3

Analyzing Author’s Purpose: Industrial Food Chain

1 hour
Students are introduced to the Author’s Purpose graphic organizer.
lesson 4

Determining Author’s Purpose: Industrial Food Chain

1 hour
Working in pairs and triads students answer text-dependent questions.
lesson 5

Industrial Organic Food Chain

1 hour
Students build background knowledge about Michael Pollan’s industrial organic food chain.
lesson 6

Analyzing a Speaker’s Purpose and Motives of a Media Excerpt

1 hour
Students consider a speaker’s purpose in preparation for the mid-unit assessment.
lesson 7

Analyzing Author’s Purpose in Speech and Text

1 hour
Students listen to a speech by 11-year-old Birke Baehr and take notes.
lesson 8

Local Sustainable Food Chain

1 hour
Students build knowledge about Michael Pollan’s local sustainable food chain.
lesson 9

The Polyface Local Sustainable Farm

1 hour
Introduction to Evaluating an Argument graphic organizer, used in the end of unit assessment.
lesson 10

Reading for the Gist and Answering Text-Dependent Questions

1 hour
Hunter-Gatherer Food Chain
lesson 11

Evaluating an Argument: The Joy of Hunting

1 hour
Read the Interview with an Organic Farmer.
lesson 12

Making a Claim and Advocating Persuasively

1 hour
Preparing for the Practice Fishbowl
lesson 13

Advocating Persuasively in a Fishbowl: Practice

1 hour
Students peer critique during the Fishbowls; ensure they are familiar with the Peer Critique protocol.
lesson 14

Evaluating Arguments and Claims

1 hour
Assess student responses for end of unit 1 assessment using NYS 2-Point Rubric—Short Response.
lesson 15

Advocating Persuasively in a Fishbowl

1 hour
Assess each student using the Advocating Persuasively Checklist Rubric.
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unit 217 Instructional days (17 hours)

Researching Consequences and Stakeholders of Michael Pollan’s Four Food Chains

17 Instructional days (17 hours)
Students use The Omnivore’s Dilemma identifying consequences of the food chains.
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unit 36 hours

Writing a Position Paper

6 hours
Which four food chains would you choose to feed the United States?
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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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