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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.
module 141 Instructional days (41 hours)

Becoming a Close-Reader and Writing to Learn: Stories of Human-Rights

41 Instructional days (41 hours)
Students develop their ability to read and understand complex texts.
unit 111 Instructional days (11 hours)

Building Background Knowledge on Human Rights

11 Instructional days (11 hours)
What are human rights? Why do we have them and how are they protected?
unit 218 Instructional days (18 hours)

Case Study: Esperanza’s Story

18 Instructional days (18 hours)
Students explore how a fictional character responds to human rights challenges.
lesson 1

Building-Background-Knowledge: Learning About the Historical/Geographical Setting of Esperanza Rising

1 hour
Students learn about the historical and geographical setting of Esperanza Rising.
lesson 2

Getting to Know Esperanza

1 hour
This lesson introduces a new small group structure: Triad Talk.
lesson 3

Inferring About Characters Based on How They Respond: (Chapter-3: “Las-Papayas”)

1 hour
This lesson draws directly on the knowledge students built during Unit 1 about human rights.
lesson 4

Inferring About Characters Based on How They Respond:(Chapter-4: “Los Higos/Figs”)

1 hour
This lesson builds directly on Lesson 3, reinforcing a pattern of analysis.
lesson 5

Connecting Informational Text with Literature

1 hour
Building Background Knowledge About Mexican Immigration, California, and The Great Depression
lesson 6

Contrasting Two Settings

1 hour
This lesson begins to introduce students to the idea of central metaphors in the novel.
lesson 7

Point of View

1 hour
Comparing Esperanza’s and Isabel’s Perspectives About Life in The Camp
lesson 8

Understanding Themes in Esperanza Rising

1 hour
This lesson goes into more depth on the concept of theme.
lesson 9

Mid-Unit Assessment and Discussing Themes in Esperanza Rising

1 hour
Review Chapter 9, “Las Papas/Plums” from Esperanza Rising, and the answers to Mid-Unit 2 Assessment.
lesson 10

Characters Changing Over Time

1 hour
This lesson begins to lay the foundation for students’ End of Unit 2 Assessment
lesson 11

Building Background Knowledge: Why Do Workers Strike?

1 hour
This lesson refocuses students on the direct connections between themes in Esperanza-Rising and the UDHR.
lesson 12

Contrasting-Perspectives: Should the Farmworkers in Esperanza Rising Go on Strike?

1 hour
This lesson repeats the Jigsaw structure students have used several times.
lesson 13

Gathering Evidence and Drafting a Two-Voice Poem

1 hour
During Lessons 13 and 14, students work with the last two chapters of the novel.
lesson 14

Writing, Critique, and Revising: Two-Voice Poems

1 hour
Review the Praise-Question-Suggest protocol
lesson 15

Revisiting Big Metaphors and Themes

1 hour
Revising and Beginning to Perform Two-Voice Poems
lesson 16

Paragraph Writing, Part-1: How Esperanza Responds on the Train

1 hour
Students revisit Chapter 5: “Las Guayavas/Guavas.”
lesson 17

Paragraph Writing, Part-II

1 hour
For this writing assignment, students are not given a formal rubric.
lesson 18

End-Of-Unit-2 Assessment

1 hour
On-Demand Analytical Essay About How Esperanza Changes Over Time
unit 312 Instructional days (12 hours)

Culminating Project: Readers Theater: Esperanza Rising, From Novel Script

12 Instructional days (12 hours)
Students create scripts for a Readers Theater performance.
module 2A40 Instructional days (40 hours)

Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western-Hemisphere

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
Students focus on reading scientific and technical text as well as writing to inform and explain.
module 2B40 Instructional days (40 hours)

Inventions That Changed People’s Lives

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
Students learn about new or improved technologies that have been developed to meet societal needs.
module 3A39 Instructional days (39 hours)

Considering Perspectives/Supporting Opinions: Sports and Athletes’ Impact on Culture

39 Instructional days (39 hours)
Students read "Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America."
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module 3B31 Instructional days (31 hours)

Considering Perspectives and Supporting Opinions: Balancing Competing Needs in Canada

31 Instructional days (31 hours)
Students explore how native Inuit and other people of Canada have used the natural resources.
module 441 Instructional days (41 hours)

Natural Disasters in the Western Hemisphere

41 Instructional days (41 hours)
Focus on point of view in literature, research, opinion writing, and public speaking.
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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.
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.