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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.
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.
module 140 Instructional days (40 hours)

Myths

40 Instructional days (40 hours)
Students are involved in a deep study of mythology, its purposes, and elements.
unit 113 Instructional days (13 hours)

Building Background Knowledge: Percy Jackson and the Hero’s Journey

13 Instructional days (13 hours)
What is the hero’s journey?
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unit 220 Instructional days (20 hours)

Myths: Not just Long Ago

20 Instructional days (20 hours)
Students delve deeply into mythology: its purpose, elements, and themes.
lesson 1

Reading Closely to Build Background Knowledge: “Myths and Legends”

1 hour
Students build upon the close reading practices and skills that they have developed/practiced in Unit 1.
lesson 2

Building Background Knowledge: The Myth of Cronus

1 hour
Students demonstrate accountability for reading Chapter 10 of The Lightning Thief.
lesson 3

Using Details to Determine Theme: The Myth of Cronus

1 hour
Students continue working with the same text from Lesson 2: “Cronus”
lesson 4

What Makes a Myth a Myth? Comparing “Cronus”/“Shrouded in Myth”

1 hour
This lesson builds upon the close reading practices that students have refined throughout Unit 2.
lesson 5

Building Vocabulary: Working with Words About the Key-Elements of Mythology

1 hour
Students develop word-models for key-concepts they encountered in “The Key Elements of Mythology” informational text.
lesson 6

Connecting Literary and Informational-Texts: Cronus and “The Myth of Mythology”

1 hour
Students are focusing on the thinking work involved in connecting informational/literary texts and determining theme.
lesson 7

Analyzing the Model-Analytical-Mini-Essay: “Elements of Mythology and Theme of Cronus”

1 hour
Students work with the Elements of Myth graphic organizer and the Theme graphic organizer.
lesson 8

Exploring Allusions to Myths in The Lightning Thief

1 hour
Students focus on a close reading of Prometheus.
lesson 9

Analyzing Details in “Prometheus” for Elements of Mythology and Theme

1 hour
In this lesson students determine the theme of the myth of Prometheus.
lesson 10

Drafting an Analytical Mini-Essay

1 hour
Using Partner-Talk and Graphic-Organizers to Guide-Thinking
lesson 11

Mid-Unit-Assessment

1 hour
Writing an Analytical Mini-Essay about Mythological Elements and Theme
lesson 12

Determining Theme: Reading Myths in “Expert Groups”

1 hour
This lesson focuses deeply on connecting themes of myths to themes in The Lightning Thief.
lesson 13

Connecting the Theme; Expert-Group-Myth: Theme in The Lightning Thief /Life-Lessons

1 hour
Students remain in their “expert-group” triads focused on one of the three “expert group myths”.
lesson 14

Building Writing Skills

1 hour
Receiving Feedback and Varying Sentence Structures
lesson 15

Revisiting “Key-Elements of Mythology”

1 hour
Determining a Theme in the Myth-of-Cronus
lesson 16

Revisiting Studying-Model-Writing and Determining a Theme in The Lightning Thief

1 hour
Students move into writing their second essay of this unit.
lesson 17

Planning for Writing: Introduction and Conclusion of a Literary Analysis

1 hour
Students plan the introductory and concluding paragraphs of their literary analysis essay using graphic organizers.
lesson 18

Launching the End of Unit Assessment: Drafting Literary Analysis

1 hour
Students begin to draft their literary analysis, which is their end of unit assessment.
lesson 19

Peer Critique and Pronoun Mini-Lesson

1 hour
Receiving Feedback/Varying Sentence Structures
lesson 20

End-of-Unit-Assessment, Part 2: Final Draft of Literary Analysis

1 hour
Students write their final version of their draft and self-assess their version against the NYS-Writing-Rubric.
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unit 37 hours

My Hero's Journey Narrative

7 hours
Students write their own “hero’s journey” narrative.
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module 2A38 Instructional days (38 hours)

Working with Evidence: Rules to Live By

38 Instructional days (38 hours)
How do people formulate/use “rules” to improve their lives?
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module 2B39 Instructional days (39 hours)

Voices of Adversity

39 Instructional days (39 hours)
Students explore the idea of adversity of people across time/place, and through multiple modes of writing.
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module 3A36 Instructional days (36 hours)

Understanding Perspectives: The Land of the Golden Mountain

36 Instructional days (36 hours)
Students study of how an author develops point of view and how an author’s perspective.
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module 3B36 Instructional days (36 hours)

Understanding Perspectives: Sustaining the Oceans

36 Instructional days (36 hours)
Students consider point of view as they learn about ocean conservation.
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module 438 Instructional days (38 hours)

Reading for Research-Writing an Argument: Insecticides: Costs vs. Benefits

38 Instructional days (38 hours)
Students explore the benefits and harmful consequences of the use of the pesticide DDT.
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core proficiencies20 Instructional days (20 hours)

Developing Core Proficiencies Curriculum

20 Instructional days (20 hours)
These units model instruction and provide flexible materials to use and adapt for a variety of contexts.
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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.