Units of Study
  • Units of Study

    Reading - Reading Fundamentals by Schoolwide

    1.  Launching

    2.  Fiction

    3.  Nonfiction

    4.  Character/Chapter Book Study

     

    Writing - Writer's Workshop by Lucy Calkins

    1.  Narrative Writing

    2.  Poetry

    3.  Informational Writing

    4.  Opinion Writing

     

    Spelling/Phonics - Fundations (Items in parentheses are being introduced, but not tested.)

    1.  Unit 1 - Digraph Blends, Closed Syllables

    2.  Unit 2 - Bonus Letters, Glued Sounds, (r-controlled vowels)

    3.  Unit 3 - Closed Syllable Exceptions, Glued Sounds, (Vowel Teams)

    4.  Unit 4 - Suffixes, -ic, (Vowel Teams), (Prefixes)

    5.  Unit 5 - Multisyllabic Words, Suffixes, (au, aw)

    6.  Unit 6 - v-e, ive

    7.  Unit 7 - Open Syllables, Rules, -y, -ly, -ty

    8.  Unit 8 - -ar, -or, -ore

    9.  Unit 9 - -er, -ir, -ur

    10.  Unit 10 - Double Vowel Syllables, ai, ay

    11.  Unit 11 - ee, ea, ey

    12.  Unit 12 - oi, oy

    13.  Unit 13 - oa, oe, ow, Long o

    14.  Unit 14 - ou, ow

    15.  Unit 15 - oo, ou, ew, ue

    16.  Unit 16 - au, aw

    17.  Unit 17 - 6 Syllable Types

     

    Math - Everyday Mathematics

    1.  Unit 1 - Establishing Routines

    2.  Unit 2 - Fact Strategies

    3.  Unit 3 - More Fact Strategies

    4.  Unit 4 - Place Value and Measurement

    5.  Unit 5 - Addition and Subtraction

    6.  Unit 6 - Whole Number Operations and Number Stories

    7.  Unit 7 - Whole Number Operations and Measurement and Data

    8.  Unit 8 - Geometry and Arrays

    9.  Unit 9 - Equal Shares and Whole Number Operations

     

    Handwriting - Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

    *We will begin Handwriting in January and will teach the lowercase cursive letters then the uppercase cursive letters.

     

    Science - Harcourt (We will teach these in this order.)

    1.  Unit 1 - (Physical Science) - Structure and Properties of Matter

    2.  Unit 2 - (Earth Science) - Earth's Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth

    3.  Unit 3 - (Life Science) - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

     

    Social Studies - TCI: Social Studies Alive! (We will teach these in this order.)

    1. Unit 1 - Geography and Mapping Skills: People, Places, and Environments

    2. Unit 2 - Economics: People Who Supply Our Goods and Services

    3. Unit 3 - Families Today and In The Past

    4. Unit 4 - Biographies: People Make a Difference

    5. Unit 5 - Government Institutions and Practices

     

     Health - The Positivity Project (We will teach these character strengths in the order of the program.)

    1. Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence

    2. Bravery

    3. Creativity

    4. Curiosity

    5.  Enthusiasm

    6.  Fairness

    7.  Forgiveness

    8.  Gratitude

    9.  Humility

    10.  Humor

    11.  Integrity

    12.  Kindness

    13.  Leadership

    14.  Love

    15.  Love of Learning

    16.  Open-Mindedness

    17.  Optimism

    18.  Perseverance

    19.  Perspective

    20.  Prudence

    21.  Purpose

    22.  Self-Control

    23.  Social Intelligence

    24.  Teamwork