Elementary Curriculum Objectives

  • Kindergarten

    Language Arts
    LA 0.1.2 Students will demonstrate phonological awareness through oral activities.
    I can show what I know about sounds.

    LA 0.1.3.c Recognize and read grade-level (phonetic and non-phonetic) words in text.
    I can read and recognize Kindergarten words.

    LA 0.1.6.b Identify elements of literary text (e.g., characters, setting, events).
    I can name characters, tell where they are, and tell what happens in the story.

    LA 0.2.1.d Compose simple, grammatically correct sentences.
    I can write a sentence.

    Math
    0.1.1.g - Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some more ones by drawing, model, or equation (e.g., 14=10+4) to record each composition and decomposition.

    0.2.1.a - Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, showing each decomposition with a model, drawing, or equation.

    0.2.3.a - Solve real-world problems that involve addition and subtraction within 10 (e.g., by using objects, drawings, or equations to represent the problem).

    0.2.1.b - For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, showing the answer with a model, drawing, or equation.  

    1st Grade

    Language Arts
    LA 1.1.3.a Know and apply common letter-sound correspondences (e.g., consonant blends, long and short vowel patterns, digraphs, inflectional endings) when reading, writing, and spelling grade-level text.
    I can use sounds and parts of words to help me read, write and spell.

    LA 1.1.6.d Retell major events and key details from a literary text and/or media.
    I can retell a story that I read, listen to or watch.

    LA1.1.6.e Retell main ideas and supporting details from informational text and/or media.
    I can retell the main idea and details from a text that I read, listen to or watch.

    LA1.1.6.i Construct and/or answer clarifying questions (who, what, when, where, why, how) and support answers with evidence from the text or additional sources.
    I can ask and tell who, what, when, where, why and how after reading.

    LA1.2.1.b Generate a draft that selects and organizes ideas relevant to topic, purpose, and audience, including a clear beginning, middle, and end.
    I can write an organized draft.

    Math
    1.1.1.d - Demonstrate that each digit of a two-digit number represents amounts of tens and ones, knowing 10 can be considered as one unit made of ten ones which is called a “ten” and any two-digit number can be composed of some tens and some ones (e.g., 19 is one ten and nine ones, 83 is eight tens and three ones) and can be recorded as an equation (e.g., 19=10 + 9)

    1.1.2.e - Add within 100, which may include adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of ten using concrete models, drawings, and strategies which reflect understanding of place value.

    1.2.1.a - Use the meaning of the equal sign to determine if equations are true and give examples of equations that are true (e.g., 4=4, 6=7-1, 6+3=3+6, and 7+2=5+4).

    1.2.1.d - Determine the unknown whole number is an addition and subtraction equation (e.g., 7+__=13)

    2nd Grade

    Language Arts
    LA 2.1.5.a Use word structure elements, known words, and word patterns to determine meaning (e.g., contractions, plurals, possessives, basic parts of speech, compounds, syllables).
    I can figure out what words mean.


    LA 2.1.5.b
    Identify and use context clues (e.g., word and sentence clues) and text features to help infer meaning of unknown words.
    I can find and use clues to figure out the meaning of new words.


    LA 2.1.6.d
    Retell major events and key details from a literary text and/or media and support a prompted theme.
    I can retell and summarize the main idea and events from text or media.


    LA 2.1.6.i
    Construct and/or answer literal and inferential questions and support answers with specific evidence from the text or additional sources.
    I can use evidence from a text to support my answers.


    LA 2.2.1.d
    Compose paragraphs with grammatically correct sentences of varying length, complexity, and type.
    I can write using paragraphs using different types of sentences.


    Math
    2.1.2.b
    - Add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, including the standard algorithm, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.

    2.1.2.e
    - Add and Subtract within 1000, using concrete models, drawings, and strategies, which reflect understanding of place value and properties of operations.

    2.2.3.a
    - Solve real-world problems involving addition and subtraction within 100 in situations of addition and subtraction, including adding to, subtracting from, joining and separating, and comparing situations with unknowns in all positions using objects, models, drawings, verbal explanations, expressions and equations. 

    3rd Grade

    Language Arts
    LA3.1.6.a:  Comprehension:  Author’s Purpose

    Identify author’s purpose(s) (e.g., explain, entertain, inform, persuade) to support text comprehension.
    I can tell if the author’s purpose is to persuade, inform, entertain, or explain.

    LA 3.1.6.e Determine main ideas and supporting details from informational text and/or media.
    I can retell and summarize the main idea and supporting details from informational text.

    LA 3.1.6.d Summarize a literary text and/or media, using key details to identify the theme.
    I can use supporting details to identify them and to summarize and analyze text.

    LA 3.1.6.i Construct and/or answer literal and inferential questions and support answers with specific evidence from the text or additional sources.
    I can ask and answer questions using specific evidence from the text and/ or other sources.

    LA 3.2.2.a Communicate information and ideas effectively in analytic, descriptive, informative, narrative, poetic, persuasive, and reflective modes to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
    I can write in a selected genre for a specific purpose.

    Math
    3.1.2.a - Add and Subtract within 1,000 with or without regrouping. (standard algorithm)

    3.1.3.g - Fluently multiply and divide within 100.

    3.1.2.f. - Use objects, drawings, arrays, words, and symbols to explain the relationship between multiplication and division.

    4th Grade

    Language Arts
    LA 4.1.6.b Identify and describe elements of literary text (e.g., characters, setting, plot, point of view, theme).
    I can identify and describe the elements of a story such as plot and setting.

    LA 4.1.6.e Determine main ideas and supporting details from informational text and/or media.
    I can explain the main idea and key details of an informational text.

    LA 4.1.6.j Identify and apply knowledge of organizational patterns to comprehend informational text (e.g., sequence, description, cause and effect, compare/contrast, fact/opinion).
    I can use what I know about how informational text is organized to help me understand what it means.

    LA 4.2.1.b Generate a draft that develops a clear topic suited to the purpose and intended audience and organizational pattern, including a clear introduction, body, and conclusion with appropriate transitions.
    I can write an organized draft with a clear topic that matches my purpose.

    Math
    4.1.2.c - Multiply a two-digit whole number by a two-digit whole number using the standard algorithm.

    4.1.2.d - Divide up to a four-digit whole number by a one-digit divisor with and without a remainder.  

    5th Grade

    Language Arts
    LA 5.1.5.b Select and apply knowledge of context clues (e.g., word, phrase, sentence, and paragraph clues) and text features to determine meaning of unknown words.


    LA 5.1.6.a Examine text to determine author’s purpose(s) and describe how author’s perspective (e.g., beliefs, assumptions, biases) influences text.

    LA 5.1.6.d Summarize and analyze a literary text and/or media, using key details to explain the theme.

    LA 5.1.6.e Summarize and analyze an informational text and/or media, using supporting details to explain the main idea.

    LA5.1.6.i Construct and/or answer literal, inferential, and critical questions and support answers with explicit evidence from the text or additional sources.

    Math
    5.1.2.g - Multiply and Divide decimals to the hundredths using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations (i.e. Commutative, Associative, Distributive, Identity, Zero) and/or relationships between operations.  

    5.3.3.c - Generate Conversions within the customary and metric systems of measurement.

    6th Grade

    Language Arts
    LA 6.1.6.a Analyze text to determine author’s purpose(s) and describe how author’s perspective influences text.
    I can analyze a text to determine the author’s purpose and views.

    LA 6.1.6.e Summarize and analyze an informational text and/or media, using supporting details to explain the main idea.
    I can explain how the supporting details help me to understand the main idea of informational text and/or media.

    LA 6.1.6.d Summarize and analyze a literary text and/or media, using key details to explain the theme.
    I can summarize a text using details to explain why an author uses them.

    LA 6.1.6.h Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in literary and informational texts, citing textual evidence to develop a regional, national, and international multicultural perspective.
    I can compare and contrast relationships between characters, events, or types of text.

    LA 6.2.1.b Generate a draft that develops a clear topic suited to the purpose and intended audience and organizational pattern, including a strong thesis, body, conclusion, and appropriate transitions linked to the purpose of the composition.
    I can create a draft of my writing that includes good organization, thesis, body, conclusions and transitions.

    Math
    Algebra 6.2.2.d: Given the value of the variable, evaluate algebraic expressions (which may include absolute value) with respect to order of operations (non-negative rational numbers).

    MA6.2.2.e:  Solve one-step equations with non-negative rational numbers using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

    MA6.2.1.a: Create algebraic expressions (e.g., one operation, one variable as well as multiple operations, one variable) from word phrases.

    Data MA6.4.2.c: Find and interpret the mean, median, mode, and range for a set of data.

    MA6.4.2.a: Solve problems using information presented in line plots, dot plots, box plots, and histograms.