Units of Study
  • Units of Study

    Reading - Reading Fundamentals by Schoolwide

    1.  Launching

    2.  Fiction (Myths, Folktales, Fairytales)

    3.  Character Study

    4.  Nonfiction

     

    Writing - Writer's Workshop by Lucy Calkins

    1.  Narrative Writing

    2.  Informational Writing

    3.  Opinion Writing

    4.  Poetry

     

    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 no particular order.)

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

    2.  Unit 2 - (Life Science) - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

    3.  Unit 3 - (Earth Science) - Earth's Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth

     

    Social Studies - Harcourt (We will teach these in no particular order.)

    1.  Unit 1 - Geography

    2.  Unit 2 - People Long Ago and Governing the People

    3.  Unit 3 - People in the Marketplace

    4.  Unit 4 - Historical Figures, Native Americans, Civic Leaders, Holidays, and the Holocaust