**E.L.A. (English Language Arts) Curriculum **

**Wonders - (McGraw Hill) **

A to Z Reading and Writing

Reading:

- poetry, fantasy, folktale, fiction, realistic fiction, informational text

- ask and answer questions as who, what, where, when, why and how to demonstrate understanding in text

- describe overall structure of a story, acknowledge different points of view of characters

- understand main idea, key details, characters, setting, problem and solutions

- compare/contrast

- read with fluency to support comprehension with grade level text

- second - grade high frequency sight words

**Writing:**

- write opinion, informational, narrative, expository, and persuasive writing pieces

- opinion writing - provide reasons to support opinions and a conclusion statement

- write informative/explanatory - introduce topic, use facts to support topic and use concluding statement

- write narrative - where they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, including details, actions, thoughts, and feelings, and provide a sense of closure

- write informational text - explain how specific images contribute and clarify the text

- describe how specific points support the authors purpose

- compare and contrast the most import facts with two texts

- 6 + 1 Writing Traits

- Daily Five

- Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

**Math Curriculum **

Go Math (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

**Operations & Algebraic Thinking**

- use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one and two-step problems

- know all sums of two one-digit number, odd and even numbers

- use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and 5 columns

**Numbers & Operations in Base 10 **

- understand that three digits of a three digit number represents amounts in hundreds, tens, and ones

- count within 1000, skip count by 5, 10's, and 100's

- compare two and three digit numbers

- fluently add and subtract within 11 using different strategies

- explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations

**Measurement & Data **

- measure the length of an object using rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes

- lengths in inches, feet, centimeters and meters

- use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems

- represent whole numbers on number line to 100

- tell and write time to the nearest five minutes, using am and pm, on analog and digital clocks

- draw picture and bar graphs

**Geometry **

- recognize and draw shapes having specific attributes, angels and faces, identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes

- partition rectangles into rows and columns of same sized squares and count to find the total number of them

- partition circles and rectangles into two, three and four equal shares, describe halves, quarters etc,

**Social Studies Curriculum**

- Governing the People

- The World Around Us

- People Long Ago

- A World of Many People

- People in the Marketplace

- Holiday's and Heroes

*Science Curriculum*** **

- Animals

- Living Things in the Environment

- Natural Resources

- The Solar System

- Observing/Classifying Matter

- Changes in Matter