Key Ideas and Details
- Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
- Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
- Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Craft and Structure
- Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
- Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
- Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
- Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
Citizenship and Government
- Demonstrate ways good citizens participate in the civic life of their community; explain why participation is important.
- Explain why and when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited; provide examples of basic flag etiquette and other demonstrations of patriotism.
- Identify the president of the United States; explain that voting determines who will be president.
- Describe some costs and benefits of alternative choices made by families.
- Explain that people trade (voluntarily) when they each expect to be better off after doing so.
- Create sketch maps to illustrate spatial information about familiar places; describe spatial information found on maps.
- Create a timeline that identifies at least three events from one’s own life.
Number and Operation
- Count, compare and represent whole numbers up to 120, with an emphasis on groups of tens and ones.
- Use a variety of models and strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems in real-world and mathematical contexts.
- Recognize and create patterns; use rules to describe patterns.
- Use number sentences involving addition and subtraction basic facts to represent and solve real-world and mathematical problems; create real-world situations corresponding to number sentences.
Geometry and Measurement
- Describe characteristics of basic shapes (triangle, square, rectangle, circle, rectangular prism, cylinder, cone and sphere). Use basic shapes to compose and decompose other objects in various contexts.
- Measure the length of an object in terms of multiple copies of another object.
- Tell time to the hour and half-hour.
- Identify pennies, nickels and dimes; find the value of a group of these coins, up to one dollar.
Nature of Science and Engineering
- When asked “How do you know?”, students support their answer with observations.
- Recognizing that describing things as accurately as possible is important in science because it enables people to compare their observations with those of others.
Earth and Space Science
- Group or classify rocks in terms of color, shape and size.
- Describe similarities and differences between soil and rocks.
- Identify and describe large and small objects made by Earth materials.
- Describe and sort animals into groups in many ways, according to their physical characteristics and behaviors.
- Recognize that animals need space, water, food, shelter and air.
- Demonstrate ways in which an animal’s habitat provides for its basic needs.
VISUAL & FINE ARTS
- 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.
- Identify the elements of music including melody and rhythm.
- Sing and play with accurate pitch, rhythm and expressive intent.
- 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.