• ELA Standards: Duration: 4/1 – 4/21

    Focus Comprehension Standard(s): KNOWLEDGE:  (These will come from the read-alouds.)

    LAFS.1.RI.1.3 Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. 

    LAFS.1.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

    LAFS.1.RI.3.8 Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text. 

    LAFS.1.RI.3.9 Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures). 

    Focus Language Standard(s): SKILLS DOMAIN:

    LAFS.1.L.1.1d - Use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything).

    LAFS.1.L.1.1f - Use frequently occurring adjectives 

    LAFS.1.L.1.1i - Use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward).

    LAFS.1.L.1.1j - . Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts. 

    LAFS.1.L.1.2d - Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.

    LAFS.1.L.1.2e - Use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything). 

    LAFS.1.L.3.4a - Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. 

    Focus Writing Standard(s): KNOWLEDGE DOMAIN

    LAFS.1.W.1.1 - Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure. 

    LAFS.1.W.1.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure. 

    LAFS.1.W.3.7 - Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “howto” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).     

    LAFS.1.W.3.8 - With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. 

    Math Standards: 4/1 - 4/13 (9 days)

    MAFS.1.MD.2.3 – Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

    Science Standards:  4/1- 4/28 (20 days)

    SC.1.E.5.1  – Observe and discuss that there are more stars in the sky than anyone can easily count and that they are not scattered evenly in the sky.

    SC.1.E.5.2  – Explore the law of gravity by demonstrating that Earth’s gravity pulls any object on or near Earth toward it even though nothing is touching the object.

    SC.1.E.5.3  – Investigate how magnifiers make things appear bigger and help people see things they cannot see without them.

    SC.1.E.5.4  – Identify the beneficial and harmful properties of the sun.

    Social Studies Standards: 3/17 – 4/17 (38 Days)

    SS.1.G.1.1 – Use physical and political/cultural maps to locate places in Florida.  

     Royalty-Free Checkmark Stock Images, Photos & Vectors | ShutterstockSS.1.G.1.2 – Identify key elements (compass rose, cardinal directions, title, key/legend with symbols) of maps and globes.

    Royalty-Free Checkmark Stock Images, Photos & Vectors | ShutterstockSS.1.G.1.3 – Construct a basic map using key elements including cardinal directions and map symbols.

    SS.1.G.1.4 – Identify a variety of physical features using a map and globe.

    SS.1.G.1.5 – Locate on maps and globes the student's local community, Florida, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Gulf of Mexico.

    SS.1.G.1.6 – Describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live in our community.