Our Most Important Curriculum 2017-2018

Kindergarten

 Language Arts
 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
 Language Arts
 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds.
 Language Arts
 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
 Math
 Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 .                           

1st Grade

 Language Arts
 Read grade level text with purpose and understanding
 Language Arts
 Independently identify and legibly write all upper-and-lower case letters
 Language Arts
 Produce grade-appropriate text using legible writing
 Language Arts
 Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words
 Math
 Relate counting to addition and subtraction
 Math
 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10.
 Math
 Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits

2nd Grade

 Language Arts
 Write complete sentences using a capital and end mark.                                                                       
 Language Arts
 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
 Language Arts
 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
 Language Arts
 Write narratives in which they recount a well elaborated event or short sequence of events.
 Math
 Count within 1,000: skip count by 5s, 10s, and 100s. 
 Math
 Add and subtract within 100 to solve one and two step word problems
 Math
 Add and subtract within 1,000 using models or drawings to represent regrouping
 Math
 Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters
 Math
 Tell and Write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest 5 min. using AM and PM
 Math
 Solve word problems involving money

3rd Grade

 Language Arts              
 Students will include topic sentences that tell the opinion and create interest as well as using a conclusion that restates the opinion and signals the close of the paragraph.  
 Language Arts  
 Students will provide 3 key reasons or ideas along with supporting details of evidence, examples and/or proof in their opinion writing.
 Language Arts  
 Students will include topic sentences that tells the main idea and create interest as well as using a conclusion that restates the main idea and signals the close of the paragraph. 
 Language Arts  
 Students will provide 3 key reasons or ideas along with supporting details of evidence, examples and/or proof in their informational writing.
 Language Arts  
 Students will read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
 Math                
 Fluently add and subtract within 1,000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
 Math                
 Use equal groups to find how many in all using modeling, skip counting,  the relationship between multiplication and addition, and properties of multiplication. 
 Math
 Students will understand division and how it is related to multiplication
 Math
 Understand and demonstrate that a fraction is created by dividing a whole into parts
 Math                
 Students will be able to explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.

4th Grade

 Language Arts         
 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
 Language Arts
 Write an informative/explanatory text that introduces a topic developed with facts and details, using precise language, ending with a concluding statement. 
 Language Arts
I can write an opinion piece including a well stated topic, reasons supported by facts, and a strong conclusion.  
 Language Arts
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 
 Math
 Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit number
 Math
Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors
 Math
 Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits

5th Grade

 Language Arts    Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
 Language Arts
 "Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension."
 Language Arts   Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
 Math  Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
 Math  Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10