Titel: Common Core Curriculum Maps in English Language Arts, Grades K-5
Herausgegeben von Jossey-Bass
Oktober 2011 - kartoniert - 442 Seiten
"The first books to present specific guidance for teaching the Common Core State Standards. Forty-three states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands have signed on to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The need for curriculum guides to assist teachers in helping students meet these standards has become imperative. Created by teachers, for teachers, the research-based curriculum maps in this book present a comprehensive, coherent sequence of thematic units for teaching the skills outlined in the CCSS for English language arts in Grades K-5. The maps address every standard in the CCSS, yet are flexible and adaptable to accommodate diverse teaching styles. Each grade is broken down into six units that include focus standards, suggested works, sample activities and assessments, lesson plans, and more Teachers can use the maps to plan their year and craft their own more detailed lesson plans Any teacher, school, or district that chooses to follow the Common Core maps can be confident that they are adhering to the standards"--
Foreword by Carol Jago vii Written by Teachers, for Teachers xi Introduction by Lynne Munson xiii How to Use the Common Core Curriculum Maps xvii Kindergarten 1 Unit 1 A Colorful Time with Rhythm and Rhyme 3 Unit 2 Tell a Story, 1-2-3 13 Unit 3 Exploring with Friends in the Neighborhood 21 Unit 4 America: Symbols and Celebrations 31 Unit 5 The Great Big World 39 Unit 6 Wonders of Nature: Plants, Bugs, and Frogs 49 Grade 1 57 Unit 1 Alphabet Books and Children Who Read Them 59 Unit 2 The Amazing AnimalWorld 67 Unit 3 Life Lessons 77 Unit 4 Winds of Change 87 Unit 5 American Contributions 97 Unit 6 Around the World with a Glass Slipper 107 Grade 2 115 Unit 1 A Season for Chapters 117 Unit 2 The Wild West 129 Unit 3 Building Bridges with Unlikely Friends 139 Unit 4 A Long Journey to Freedom 149 Unit 5 Hand-Me-Down Tales from Around theWorld 157 Unit 6 Taking Care of Ourselves 167 Reading Foundations: A Pacing Guide for Reading Instruction 175 Grade 3 207 Unit 1 Stories Worth Telling Again and Again 209 Unit 2 Inspired by the Sea 219 Unit 3 Creative, Inventive, and Notable People 229 Unit 4 The People, the Preamble, and the Presidents 239 Unit 5 A Feast ofWords on a Planet Called Earth-and Beyond 249 Unit 6 Fantastic Adventures with Dragons, Gods, and Giants 259 Grade 4 267 Unit 1 Tales of the Heart 269 Unit 2 Literature Settings: Weather or Not 281 Unit 3 Animals Are Characters, Too: Characters Who Gallop, Bark, and Squeak 293 Unit 4 Revolutionaries from the Past 305 Unit 5 Stories of the Earth and Sky 317 Unit 6 Literary Heroes 329 Grade 5 339 Unit 1 Playing with Words 341 Unit 2 Renaissance Thinking 351 Unit 3 Clues to a Culture 361 Unit 4 America in Conflict 371 Unit 5 Exploration, Real and Imagined 381 Unit 6 Coming of Age 393 About Common Core 405 Acknowledgments 407 Index of Suggested Works 409
Common Core is a non-profit organization formed in 2007 to advocate for a content-rich liberal arts education in America's K-12 schools. To improve education in America, Common Core creates curriculum tools and also promotes programs, policies, and initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels that provide students with challenging, rigorous instruction in the full range of liberal arts and sciences. Common Core is not affiliated with the Common Core State Standards Initiative. For more information, go to www.commoncore.org.