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Curriculum

 
Quarter 1
Unit 1 Numbers 0 to 10
Unit 2 Number Bonds
Unit 3 Addition
 
Quarter 2
Unit 4 Subtraction
Unit 6 Numbers to 20
 
Quarter 3
Unit 7 Shapes
Unit 8 Length
Unit 11 Comparing Numbers
Unit 12 Graphs
 
Quarter 4
Unit 13 Numbers to 40
Unit 16 Halves and Fourths (fractions)
Unit 17 Time
Unit 18 Numbers to 100
 
**  some units in the program are skipped because they do not align with the Common Core State Standards for grade 1
 
Unit 1 - Getting to Know Us (What makes you special?)
Strategies:
**  Visualize
**  Ask and Answer Questions
Skills:
**  Key Details
**  Author's Purpose
**  Cause and Effect
 
Unit 2 - Our Community (What makes a community?
Strategies:
**  Make and Confirm Predictions
**  Reread
Skills:
**  Character, Setting, Events
**  Main Topic and Key Details
 
Unit 3 - Changes Over Time (What can happen over time?)
Strategies:
**  Make and Confirm Predictions
**  Reread
Skills:
** Character, Setting, Plot
** Plot: Sequence
** Cause and Effect
** Connections Within Text: Compare and Contrast
** Connections Within Text: Sequence
 
Unit 4 - Animals Everywhere (What animals do you know about? How are they alike?)
Strategies:
**  Ask and Answer Questions
**  Visualize
Skills:
**  Plot: Sequence
**  Main Idea and Key Details
**  Point of View
** Connections Within Text: Sequence
 
Unit 5 - Figure It Out (How can we make sense of the world around us?)
Strategies:
**  Make and Confirm Predictions
**  Ask and Answer Questions
Skills:
**  Point of View
**  Plot: Cause and Effect
**  Connections Within Text: Problem and Solution
**  Plot: Problem and Solution
 
Unit 6 - Together We Can (How does teamwork help us?)
Strategies:
**  Reread
**  Visualize
Skills:
**  Theme
**  Author's Purpose
**  Cause and Effect
 
 
Quarter 1 (Physical Science)
Force
 
Quarter 2 (Life Science)
Plants
 
Quarter 3 (Life Science)
Animals
 
Quarter 4 (Earth/Space Science & Physical Science)
Water Cycle
Matter
 
Quarter 1 (Political Science)
Rules
Power and Authority
Community Leaders
 
Quarter 2 (History & Geography)
Pilgrims
Maps
 
Quarter 3 (Cultural Anthropology & History)
Cultures
Great Americans
 
Quarter 4 (Economics & Political Science)
Needs & Wants
Goods & Services
Producers & Consumers 
Symbols
Dolphin of the Quarter
Quarter 1 (usually or consistently on your child's report card for the following General Learner Outcomes)
GLO # 1 Self-Directed Learner
GLO # 2 Community Contributor
 
Quarter 2 (usually or consistently rating on your child's report card for the following General Learner Outcomes)
GLO # 1 Self-Directed Learner
GLO # 5 Effective Communicator
 
Quarter 3 (usually or consistently rating on your child's report card for the following General Learner Outcomes)
GLO # 1 Self-Directed Learner
GLO # 3 Complex Thinker
 
Quarter 4 (usually or consistently rating on your child's report card for the following General Learner Outcomes)
GLO # 1 Self-Directed Learner
GLO # 4 Quality Producer
 
 
Dolphin of the Semester
Semester 1 (consistently rating  on your child's report card for the following General Learner Outcomes)
GLO # 1 Self-Directed Learner
GLO # 2 Community Contributor
GLO # 5 Effective Communicator
 
Semester 2 (consistently rating on your child's report card for the following General Learner Outcomes)
GLO # 1 Self-Directed Learner
GLO # 3 Complex Thinker
GLO # 4 Quality Producer
 
Dolphin of the Year 
GLOs # 1 - 5:  consistently rating on your child's 4th quarter report card