Standard 1: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Standard 2: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Standard 3: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Standard 4: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Standard 5: Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g. a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Standard 6: Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Standard 7: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Standard 8: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in the text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
Standard 9: Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Standard 10: Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Standard 1: Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Standard 2: Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Standard 3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- Interactive Word Wall
- Decoding Strategies
- Sound It Out
- Sight Word Toss
- Sounds in Sand
- Open & Closed Syllable
- Phoneme/Grapheme Instructional Sequence
- Spelling Rules Posters
- Syllable Types Posters
- Their, There, They’re Poster
- Spelling Rule – ff, ss, ll, zz
Words Their Way Activities
Standard 4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Strategies to Support Standard 1, 2, 3, & 4:
Standard 1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
- 1st Grade Opinion Rubric
- 4th Grade Opinion Rubric
- 5th Grade Opinion Rubric
- Opinion Organizer
- Opinion Organizer (More Lines)
- Persuasive Essay Outline
Standard 2: Write informative /explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
- Different Kinds Paper
- Start with the Table of Contents
- 1st Grade Informative Rubric
- 4th Grade Informative Rubric
- 5th Grade Informative Rubric
- Science Experiment
Standard 3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences.
- Narrative Map
- Building Suspense
- 1st Grade Narrative Rubric
- 4th Grade Narrative Rubric
- 5th Grade Narrative Rubric
Standard 4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Standard 5: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
LIteracy Work Stations
Writer’s Workshop Structure
Reading Group Organization
Social Emotional & Classroom Management
End of the Year
Kindergarten: Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.
First & Second: Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
First: Understand and apply properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.
First & Second: Add and subtract within 20.
First & Second: Work with addition and subtraction equations.
- Two Digit – One Step Addition & Subtraction Word Problems
- Three Digit – Two Step Addition Word Problems
Second: Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.
Third: Represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.
Third: Understand properties of multiplication and the relationship between multiplication and division.
Third: Multiply and divide within 100.
Third: Solve problems involving the four operations, and identify and explain patterns in arithmetic.
Fourth: Use the four operations with whole numbers to solve problems.
Fourth: Gain familiarity with factors and multiples.
Fourth: Generate and analyze patterns.
Fifth: Write and interpret numerical expressions.
Fifth: Analyze patterns and relationships.
Kindergarten: Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.
First: Extend the counting sequence.
First and Second: Understand place value.
First and Second: Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract.
Third and Forth: Use place value understanding and properties of operations to perform multi-digit arithmetic.
Fourth: Generalize place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers.
Fifth: Understand the place value system.
Fifth : Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.
Third: Develop understanding of fractions as numbers.
Fourth: Extend understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering.
- Fractions on a Number Line (<1)
- Fractions on a Number Line (<2)
- Equivalent Fractions with Fraction Strips
- Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
Fourth: Build fractions from unit fractions.
Fourth: Understand decimal notation for fractions, and compare decimal fractions.
Fifth: Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
Fifth: Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division.
Kindergarten: Describe and compare measurable attributes.
Kindergarten: Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category.
FIrst: Measure lengths indirectly and by iterating length units.
First: Tell and write time.
First: Represent and interpret data.
Second: Measure and estimate lengths in standard units.
Second: Relate addition and subtraction to length.
Second: Work with time and money.
Third: Represent and interpret data.
Third: Solve problems involving measurement and estimation.
Third: Geometric measurement: understand concepts of area and relate area to multiplication and to addition.
Third: Geometric measurement: recognize perimeter.
Fourth: Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements.
Fourth and Fifth: Represent and interpret data.
Fourth: Geometric measurement: understand concepts of angle and measure angles.
Fifth: Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.
Fifth: Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume.
Kindergarten: Identify and describe shapes.
Kindergarten: Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes.
First, Second, and Third: Reason with shapes and their attributes.
Fourth: Draw and identify lines and angles, and classify shapes by properties of their lines and angles.
Fifth: Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
FIfth: Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties.
Sixth: Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.
Seventh: Draw construct, and describe geometrical figures and describe the relationships between them.
Seventh: Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume.
Eighth: Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software.
Eighth: Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.
Eighth: Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.
Sixth: Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
Seventh: Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
Sixth: Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.
Sixth: Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples.
Sixth: Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers.
Seventh: Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions.
Eighth: Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers.
Sixth: Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.
Sixth: Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.
Sixth: Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables.
Seventh: Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.
Seventh: Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations.
Eighth: Expressions and Equations Work with radicals and integer exponents.
Eighth: Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.
Eighth: Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.
Eighth: Define, evaluate, and compare functions.
Eighth: Use functions to model relationships between quantities.
Sixth: Develop understanding of statistical variability.
Sixth: Summarize and describe distributions.
Seventh: Use random sampling to draw inferences about a population.
Seventh: Draw informal comparative inferences about two populations.
Seventh: Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models.
Eighth: Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data.