READING

  • Key Ideas and Details

    • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
    • With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
    • With prompting and support, identify characters, settings and major events in a story.

    Craft and Structure

    • Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
    • Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
    • With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in retelling the story.

    Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

    • With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear.
    • With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Citizenship and Government

    • Demonstrate civic skills in a classroom that reflect an understanding of civic values.
    • Describe symbolic songs and traditions that identify our nation and state.

    Economics

    • Distinguish between individual needs and individual wants.
    • Identify goods and services that could satisfy a specific need or want.
    • Distinguish between goods and services.

    Geography

    • Describe spatial information depicted in simple drawings and pictures.
    • Describe a map and a globe as a representation of space.

    History

    • Use a variety of words to reference time in the past, present and future; identify the beginning, middle and end of historical stories.
    • Describe ways people learn about the past.
    • Compare and contrast traditions in a family with those of other families, including those from diverse backgrounds.

MATH

  • Number and Operation

    • Understand the relationship between quantities and whole numbers up to 31.
    • Use objects and pictures to represent situations involving combining and separating.

    Algebra

    • Recognize, create, complete, and extend patterns.

    Geometry and Measurement

    • Recognize and sort basic two- and three-dimensional shapes; use them to model real-world objects (square, circle, triangle, rectangle, trapezoid, hexagon, cube, cone, cylinder, and sphere)
    • Compare and order objects according to location and measurable attributes.

SCIENCE

  • Nature of Science and Engineering

    • Use observations to develop an accurate description of a natural phenomena and compare one’s observations and descriptions with those of others.
    • Sort objects into two groups: those that are found in nature and those that are human made.

    Physical Science

    • Sort objects in terms of color, size, shape, and texture, and communicate reasoning for the sorting system.

    Earth and Space Science

    • Monitor daily and seasonal changes in weather and summarize the changes.
    • Identify the sun as a source of heat and light.

    Life Science

    • Observe and compare plants and animals.
    • Identify the external parts of a variety of plants and animals including humans.
    • Differentiate between living and nonliving things.
    • Observe a natural system or its model, and identify living and nonliving components of that system.

VISUAL & FINE ARTS

  • Art

    • Identify the elements of visual art including color, line, shape, texture and space.
    • Identify the tools, materials and techniques from a variety of two- and three-dimensional media such as drawing, printmaking, ceramics or sculpture.
    • Create original two- and three-dimensional artworks to express ideas, experiences or stories.

    Music

    • Identify the elements of music including melody and rhythm.
    • Sing and play with accurate pitch, rhythm and expressive intent.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

    • Perform locomotor skills (hopping, skipping, jumping, running and galloping) while maintaining balance.
    • Maintain momentary stillness on different bases of support.
    • Perform manipulative skills (throwing, dribbling, kicking, jump-roping) while maintaining balance.

MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY

  • School-wide Technology Integration

    • Use technology (desktop computers, iPads, Chromebooks and Smart Boards) to enhance and personalize learning.