Units of Study and Common Core Alignment


Grade K
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
School, Community & Family
1:1 Correspondence

Count to 100
Self & Community
Family
School
Neighborhood
Motion & Stability
Forces & motion
Energy & forces
Speed & Direction
Personal narrative

Nature and Animals
Compose & Decompose up to 20
Where we live


Energy
Sunlight
Fictional story telling

Changes all around us (fiction & non-fiction look at physical & emotional changes)
1, 10s

Attributes

Add & Subtract Single Digits
Community Helpers


Our School Community
Plants & Animals
Matter & Energy
List writing

Exploring
Geometry - attributes
Our Families


Our Town
Earth
Weather & climate
Biogeology, change in environment
Environmental concerns
Letter writing

Going Places


Earth & Humans
Natural Resources
Natural Hazards
Human
Solutions
engineering
Persuasive writing

Building and homes (human and animal)





Grade 1
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
My World (home, family, neighbors, schools)
How Many of Each (unit 1 add., subt.&no.system)

Solving Story Problems (3 add. Subtr.no system)
Community
Town
Neighborhood
Individual (people work together, change happens over time & for reasons, events influence lives)
Plants
Structure
Growth
Survival


Tech (yr. long)
Basic Computer Skills
Word Processing
Telecommunications
Animals, Tame & Wild
(pets, neighborhood animals, care, learning from)
Fish Lengths and Animal Jumps (5 measurement)


History
(connect the past w/present, interpret and order by time)

Heredity
Plants & animals
Inheritance of traits
Variation of traits
Personal
Narrative
Nutrition


Digestion


Communities
(family, school, workers, animal comm.)
Number Games and Crayon Puzzles (6 add. Subt. No system)

Color, Shape & Number Patterns(7 patterns and functions)
Gov’t and Society (student citizens,  following rules, rights and needs, justice)

Earth’s Place
Universe & Stars
Earth and Solar system
Letter

Personal Health&
Healthy Lifestyle
(yr.long)


Changes
(places, growing, animals, nature)
Twos, Fives and Tens(8 add,subt. No.system)

What would you rather be? (data analysis)(4)
Geography
(location, human env.
Interaction, place, movement, regions)

Sound & Wave
Light
Electromagnetic radiation

Expository
Article
ATOD  (Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs)
Treasures
(landmarks, places, stories)
Making Shapes & Designing Quilts (2D Geometry)(2)
Economics
(interaction/
interdepend.
Consumer)
CECH- Air, Land, Water Effected by Pollution
Realistic
Story

Great Ideas
Blocks and Boxes (Geometry)(9)


Short Report



Grade 2
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
Exploration:
Character & Theme
Counting Coins & Combo
Tools, coins, combo of 10, add/subtract up to 50 (2 digits) Stickers, # strings, story problems
Add 2 or more #s (up to 1000), Skip count 2, 5, 10, Place value up to 1000
Communities
Interdependence amongst groups and individuals, changes over time, identify holidays & origins, needs of a community
Matter & It’s Interactions
States of matter
Personal Narrative


Graphic Organizers:
BME
T-Chart
Persuasive Chart
Promote Public & Environmental Health
Warning signs, people who contribute to health
Working Together:
Main idea & details
Fact & Opinion
How many Tens?
Tens, one, add subtract to 100, equal groups, 3 digits (up to 1000)
Places
Characteristics of a region (Keene, Bratt)

Ecosystem:  Interactions, Energy & Dynamics
Plants depend on other things, animals that pollinate plants or spread seeds
Expository Nonfiction

Procedure:  How to
ATOD

Healthy ways to express emotions
Creative Ideas
sequence
Partners/ Teams
Even & odd, plus 9,10, add subtract different ways to 1000
Maps
Map/globe, map skills
Biological Evolution:  Unity & Diversity
Plants and animals live and survive in the desert/ ocean /forest
Changes in Nature

Body Systems that fight Disease
Immune system, community health providers
Our Changing World:
Compare & contrast
Author’s purpose
Floors / Rooms
Growing patterns, equal groups, # sequence
Parts of a group/whole
Fractions, ½, 1/3, 1/4

Transportation
Moving one place to another, different forms,  Colonial Times (past& present
Earth’s Place in the Universe
Events (volcano, earthquake, rock erosion) happen slow & quick

Persuasive Letter

Nutrition & Physical Activity
Inherit traits
Growth, nutrition, activity
Responsibility:
Cause & effect
Shapes, Blocks, Symmetry
2D & 3D, geoblocks, quadrilaterals, rectangles, symmetry
Data Analysis
Favorite things, rule of 2, data & plot graph

Earth’s System
Map bodies of water, kinds of land

Research Report
Rain Forest Animal

Notetaking

Personal Health
Habits, ways to cope with stress
Traditions:
Drawing conclusions
inferences
Measuring Length
Different units, measure tools, metric & standard systems


Poetry
Creative Writing
Letter Writing





Grade 3
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
Living and Learning
Trading Stickers/
Combining
Coins
Hundreds, tens, ones, working with 100

Vermont
Our town, yesterday & today
Earth Systems
Weather & climate – data and patters, prediction, weather-related hazards and humans
Response to Literature

Smart Solution
Surveys and Line
Plots
Representing & describing data, numerical data, collecting and analyzing measurement data

Native American Villages

Colonial Village
Life Cycle
Birth, growth, reproduction, death, plants and animals
Opinion

People and Nature
Collection
Travel Stories
Rounding whole numbers to 10, 100, telling time to nearest 5 minutes, measuring time in intervals, representing 3 digit # in expanded form, addition – finding difference and subtraction stories

Ecosystems
Social interaction & group behavior, food, survival
Narrative

One of a Kind
Perimeter,
Angles,
Area
Linear measurement, continue expanded form, understanding and finding area, using addition or multiplication to fine area, Same area, different perimeter, adding to find area of foot

Heredity
Traits, inherited and environmental
Expository
ATOD
“just say No” strategies
Cultures
Equal Groups/
Multiplication
Problems with missing factors, round to nearest 10, 100, skip counting:100 chart, distributive property, arrays: multiplying to find area, distributive property, understanding division

Stories/Graphs
Changes in temperature over time, expanded form, round to 10,100, cube train patterns, representing constant rate of change

Solids & Boxes
Representing & comparing fractions, using greater than / less than, area & perimeter
World
Study of town or city of the distant past or other culture
Biological Evolution
Ecosystems, adaptation & survival, biodiversity, common ancestry, natural selection


Freedom
Finding Fair Shares
Sharing brownies & many ways to make a share, #, Expanded form, whole numbers as fractions

How Many100’s
How Many Miles
Numbers in hundreds, multiplication combinations, more compare fractions

Forces and Motion
Exert forces / objects in  contrast, Electrical forces, speed, direction, patterns of motion







Grade 4
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
Discovery-New people and places
Multiplication and division- 3 units total
Vermont History
Abenaki
Early settlers

Energy
Electricity: transfer, collision, speed, circuits, solar
Personal narrative

Value of Teamwork
Data analysis
Vt Contribution to US Heritage
Agriculture, tourism
Waves
Wave properties, light, sound/ patterns, wire and wave
Persuasive writing

Patterns in Nature
2-D geometry and measurement
World History
perspectives of different cultures
indigenous cultures
Animals & Plants
Internal & external structure
Sense
Information processing
Procedure writing

Is there and explanation for everything?
Addition, subtraction and the number system


Earth in Universe
Fossils, rock layers
Response to literature

What makes an adventure?
Fractions and Decimals

Earth Systems
Weather & erosion, plate tectonics, topographic features
Just so story:  alliteration, repetition, figurative language

What does it take to achieve our goals and dreams?
Patterns, functions, and change

Earth & Human
Natural resources: energy & fuel
Impact on humans



Grade 5
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
Overcoming Challenges
1: Factors, Prime Factors, Multiplication & Division, Order of Operations, Using Parenthesis

2: Volume formulas, volume of boxes, using standard cubic units
American Revolution
Matter
Size & particles, weight, properties, chemical reactions
Motion
Gravity
Narrative / personal reflection


We Care: lessons 1,2,3
What makes people do the right thing
3: Using place values, add & subtract large numbers, expanded notation, exponential form
First Encounters
Pre-contact
Native people
Jamestown
Energy
Transfer from food to energy in animals and plants, plants- energy from air and water
Comic Book / Graphic Novel
ATOD
Lessons 1-3
Inventors and Artists
4: percents and fractions, comparing and ordering fractions, add & subtract fractions, fraction, bar & array multiplication, multiplication& division fractions
World Trade Routes
Explorers: Asia, Africa, Europe
Ecosystems
Food webs, decomposition, balance, matter cycles
Compare & Contrast
Puberty:
Lessons 1-3
Adapt to different situations
5: polygons, perimeter & area  related rectangles
6: decimals: understand, compare, add, subtract, multiply & divide, powers of 10 & division

Earth in Universe
Sun & stars
Distance, orbit, axis
Cause & Effect

Who goes to seek adventure and why
7: equivalence multiplication & division, notation & strategies, operations & preview of order
8:Patterns, Function & Change, height & growth, growing patterns

Earth Systems
Geosphere, hydro-phere, biosphere, ocean & waters
 Earth & Human
Individual & community impact
Argument / Persuasive Essay

Encounters with the unexpected
9: data analysis, comparing balancing data


Research Report

Grade 6
Reading Street Unit Theme
Math
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Health, Tech, ?
Loyalty & Respect
(animals, elderly)
Prime Time
Multiples Factors
Division algorithm
Vermont Civil War


Rain forests ecosystems
Water cycle
Narrative




Space & Time
(galaxy& solar)
Data About Us
Statistics, line plots , data , Various graphs
U.S.  Civil War
Solar system
Planets
Sun
Constellations
How-to  essay


Challenges & Obstacles
B&P 2Using multiply and divide fraction

New Nations:
Empires & Feudal MesoAmerica
Cells
Plant and animal
Compare and contrast

Explorers, Pioneers, and Discoveries
B&P3
Decimals and percents mult. And divide
South America

Trade Routes
Geology
Rocks Plate tectonics

Adventure story

Resources (natural and man-made)
Covering and surrounding
2 dimensional  measurement 3D with CC additional wkbook

Chemistry
Minerals Metals
Persuasive

Exploring Cultures
Variables and Patterns
Algebra solving for missing variables

Matter
Density
Research report