Quarter 1

Reading

The Reading Community - Fiction

Making Connections - Fiction

Writing

The Writing Community

Getting Ideas

Math

Unit 1 Building Numbers and Solving Story Problems - Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 1

Unit 2 Comparing and Combining Shapes - 2-D Geometry

Science/Health

Health

  • Personal health
  • Disease prevention
  • Community health resources

Social Studies

Timelines

Commemorative Holidays

Current Events

Citizenship

Art

Objective: Be introduced to, practice and implement classroom procedures and art processes.
Example: Entering and exiting the art room, material practice, classroom rules and expectations, discussing artwork in a respectful way, selecting artwork for personal portfolio.
Objective: Learn about and utilize a variety of lines.
Example: Drawing, Painting, Collage
Objective: Learn about and utilize a variety of shapes.
Example: Drawing, Painting, Collage
Objective: Learn about and create art inspired by Expressive Artists.
Example: Van Gogh Kandinsky, Miro, Mondrian, Frank Lloyd Wright Mastisse, Cezane

Music

Theme-Content: Elements Review

Learning Topic(s): fast, slow, tempo, upward, downward, loud, soft, long, and short.

Students will be able to demonstrate a steady beat and use their voices to demonstrate upward and downward melodies.

Cross-Cutting Concepts: Connect, Communicate, and Collaborate

Quarter 2

Reading

Retelling - Fiction

Visualizing - Poetry/Fiction

Wondering - Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction

Writing

Getting Ideas (continued)

Telling More

Writing Stories About Me

Math

Unit 3 How Many of Each? How Many In All - Addition, Subtraction, and The Number System 2

Unit 4 Fish Lengths and Fraction Rugs - Measurement and Fractions

Science/Health

Physical Science

  • Vibration
  • Light
  • Sound

Social Studies

Map skills

Continents

Current Events

Art

Objective: Create art by combining simple shape.
Example: Human figures Animals, Buildings
Objective: Learn about color mixing and will demonstrate how to mix primary to secondary colors.
Example: Red + Yellow =Orange, and Red + Blue = Purple Blue + Yellow = Green
Objective: Be introduced to the Art of Ancient Civilizations, and create art inspired by an ancient civilizations.
Example: Egyptian, Greek, Japan, India, Compare and contrast images of the same subject.

Music

Theme-Content: Rhythm

Learning Topic(s): identify and demonstrate quarter note (ta) and eighth notes (ti ti), explore non-pitched instruments by families, explore music and movement from various styles and cultures (circle dance)

Students will recognize ta and ti ti through playing instruments and notation, and learn a cultural dance.

Cross-Cutting Concepts: Connect, Communicate, and Collaborate

Quarter 3

Reading

Wondering- Fiction, Narrative Nonfiction (Continued)

Making Connections - Nonfiction

Wondering - Nonfiction

Writing

Writing Stories About Me (continued)

Writing Nonfiction

Exploring Words Through Poetry

Math

Units 5 Number Games and Crayon Problems - Addition Subtraction, and The Number System 3

Unit 6 Would You Rather be an Eagle or a Whale? Modeling with Data

Science/Health

Earth/Space Science

  • Sun, Moon, and Stars
  • Daylight at different times of the year

Social Studies

Goods and Services

Current Events

Art

Objective: Be introduced to the role of museum professions and guests.
Example: Explore the roles through Virtual Museum Tours, Classroom Gallery, Museum Etiquette, introduce different positions at a gallery or museum
Objective: Create art using actual textures.
Example: Texture plates, Texture station
Objective: Create art using simple printmaking techniques.
Example: Monoprint, Stamping
Objective: Learn about American landmarks and create art inspired by those places.
Example: Mount Rushmore, The Statue of Liberty, The Grand Canyon, The White House

Music

Theme-Content: Melody

Learning Topic(s): Prokofiev, identify pitched instruments in songs , identify so and mi, notation, solfege, patriotic music, pitch

Students will sing so and mi using solfege and recognize instruments from Peter and the Wolf.

Cross-Cutting Concepts: Connect, Communicate, and Collaborate

Quarter 4

Reading

Wondering - Nonfiction (continued)

Using Text Features

Revisiting the Reading Community

Writing

Exploring Words through Poetry (continued)

Opinion Writing

Revisiting the Writing Community

Math

Units 7 How Many Tens? How Many Ones? - Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 4

Unit 8 Blocks and Buildings - Geometry 2

Science/Health

Life Science

  • Plants and Animals
  • Offspring
  • Survival

Social Studies

American Landmarks and Symbols

Current Events

Art

Objective: Review lines and shapes and create art by combining lines and shapes in their artwork.
Example: Buildings, Creatures, Self Portraits
Objective: Be introduced to Form and will create 3D art.
Example: 3D Sculptures, Using or Constructing 3D forms with your choice of materials (i.e. paper forms, model magic, paper towel tubes, pipe cleaners, etc.)
Objective: Create art inspired by famous sculptors that use geometric forms.
Example: Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, Claus Oldenburg

Music

Theme-Content: Creating

Learning Topic(s): Camille St. Saens, quarter rest, identify mi, so,la, AB, ABA, form

Students will create and perform a rhythm using quarter notes, eighth notes and quarter rests.

Cross-Cutting Concepts: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate, and Create

Physical Education

Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities:

All students will develop the ability to:

  1. Use various loco-motor skills to move through general space in a group setting without bumping, tripping, falling down or bothering others. They should be able to change directions and/or pathways on a signal.
  2. Skip, gallop, slide, hop, jump, run, walk and leap.
  3. Balance on a variety of body parts (1 foot/1 hand, two feet/1 hand, 1 foot/1 hand/head.)
  4. Walk forward, backward and sideways the length of a beam without stepping off.
  5. Run and kick a rolling ball without hesitation or stopping prior to the kick.
  6. Perform an overhand and underhand throw at a target.
  7. Catch an object before it touches the floor (catch with hands no body trap)
  8. Perform the PACER portion of Fitnessgram.
  9. Perform correct movement pattern for self turned rope skills.
  10. Dribble a ball with hands
  11. Dribble a ball with feet
  12. Strike an object using your hands or an implement.

Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities:

  1. All students will identify elements leading to a successful motor skill performance-overhand/underhand throw, catching, dribble with hand/feet, kicking.
  2. Know guidelines for the safe use of equipment and behaviors to safely participate in physical activity.
  3. All students will recognize fitness activities which will lead to a healthy body and lifestyle.
  4. Know the correct technique when performing Fitnessgram components.

Participates regularly in physical activity:

  1. All students will use appropriate motor skills in various forms of physical activity.

Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness:

  1. All students will participate in health-enhancing activities that promote personal physical fitness.

Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings:

  1. Demonstrate safety while participating in physical activity.
  2. All students will participate in activities showing sportsmanship and fair play.
  3. All students will demonstrate knowledge of cooperation, sharing, and consideration of others.
  4. All students will demonstrate self-discipline and responsibility while actively participating in individual and group settings.

Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and /or social interaction:

  1. All students will experience enjoyment from participating in physical activities.