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    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)
    PA Common Core Standards

     

    READING

    1.1 Foundation Skills

    ·        Utilize book handing skills.

    ·        Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.

    ·        Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

    ·      Know and apply gradelevel phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

    ·      Read emergent reader text with purpose and understanding. 

    1.2 Reading Informational Text

    ·        With prompting and support, identify the main idea and retell key details of text.

    ·      With prompting and support, answer questions about key details in a text.

    ·      With prompting and support, make a connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

    ·      Identify parts of a book (title, author) and parts of a text (beginning, end, details).

    ·      With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

    ·      Answer questions to describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

    ·      With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

    ·      With prompting and support, identify basic similarities and differences between two texts (read or read aloud) on the same topic.

    ·      Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading, and being read to, and responding to texts.

    ·      Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiplemeaning words and phrases based upon gradelevel reading and content.

    ·      Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

    1.3 Reading Literature

    ·        With prompting and support, retell familiar stories including key details.

    ·      Answer questions about key details in a text.

    ·      With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

    ·      Name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.

    ·      Recognize common types of text.

    ·      Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

    ·      Make connections between the illustrations and the text in a story (read or read aloud).

    ·      Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.

    ·      Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple meaning words and phrases based upon gradelevel reading and content.

    ·      Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading, and being read to, and responding to texts.

    ·      Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

     

    LANGUAGE ARTS

    1.4 Writing

    ·        Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/ explanatory texts.

    ·      Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to focus on one specific topic.

    With prompting and support, generate ideas and details to convey information that relates to the chosen topic.

    ·      Make logical connections between drawing and dictation/writing.

    ·      With prompting and support, illustrate using details and dictate/write using descriptive words.

    ·      Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

    ·        Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces on familiar topics.

    ·      Form an opinion by choosing between two given topics.

    ·      Support the opinion with reasons.

    ·      Make logical connections between drawing and writing.

    ·      Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

    ·      Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose narratives that describe real or imagined experiences or events.

    ·      Establish who and what the narrative will be about.

    ·      Describe experiences and events.

    ·      Recount a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

    ·      Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

    ·      With guidance and support from adults and peers, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

    ·      With guidance and support, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing or in collaboration with peers.

    ·      Participate in individual or shared research projects on a topic of interest.

    ·      With guidance and support, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

    ·      Write routinely over short time frames.

    1.5 Speaking and Listening

    ·        Participate in collaborative conversations with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

    ·      Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

    ·      Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.

    ·      Share stories, familiar experiences, and interests, speaking clearly enough to be understood by all audiences using appropriate volume.

    ·      Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and
    ideas clearly.

    ·      Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking, based on kindergarten level and content.

     

    MATH

    PA Common Core Standards

    2.1 Numbers and Operations


    ·        Know number names and write and recite the count sequence.

    ·        Apply onetoone correspondence to count the number of objects.

    ·        Apply the concept of magnitude to compare numbers and quantities.

    ·        Use place value to compose and decompose numbers within 19.

     

    2.2 Algebraic Concepts


    ·        Extend the concepts of putting together and taking apart to add and subtract within 10.

     

    2.3 Geometry

    ·      Identify and describe two and three dimensional shapes.

    ·      Analyze, compare, create, and compose two and threedimensional shapes.

     

    2.4 Measurement, Data, and Probability

    ·      Describe and compare attributes of length, area, weight, and capacity of everyday objects.

    ·      Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category.

     
     

    SOCIAL STUDIES

     PA Academic Standards

    5.0 Civics and Government


    ·        Explain the purpose of rules.

    ·        Explain the need for rules.

    ·        Define respect for self and others.

    ·        Demonstrate responsibilities in the classroom.

    ·        Identify significant American holidays and their symbols.

    ·        Identify responsibilities at school.

    ·        Identify a problem and discuss possible solutions.

    ·        Identify classroom projects/activities that support leadership and service.

    ·        Explain responsible classroom behavior.

    ·        Identify the role of adults in authority at home or in school.

    ·        Identify roles of fire fighters, police officers, and emergency workers.

    ·        Identify and explain behaviors for responsible classroom citizens.

    ·        Identify conflict in the classroom.

    ·        Identify how students can work together.

     

    6.0 Economics


    ·        Identify how scarcity influences choice.

    ·        Identify family wants and needs.

    ·        Identify choices to meet needs

    ·        Identify a choice based on family interest.

    ·        Identify goods and consumers.

    ·        Identify advertisements that encourage us to buy things.

    ·        Identify currency and how it is used.

    ·        Identify products produced in the region or state.

    ·        Identify the specialized role performed by each member of the family.

    ·        Identify individual wants and needs.

    ·        Identify individuals who volunteer in the community.

    ·        Identify goods and services provided by local businesses

     

    7.0 Geography

    ·        Interpret a simple map of a known environment.

    ·        Describe the location of places in the home, school, and community to gain an understanding of relative location.

    ·        Describe the characteristics of homes and businesses located in the community to gain an understanding of physical features.

    ·        Identify land and water forms.

    ·        Describe how weather affects daily life.

    ·        Identify local bodies of water and landforms to gain an understanding of their impact on the local community.

     

    8.0 History


    ·        Identify chronological sequence through days, weeks, months, and years (calendar time).

    ·        With guidance and support, differentiate facts from opinions as related to an event.

    ·        Explain how to locate information in a source.

    ·        Identify people in authority.

    ·        Examine photographs of documents, artifacts, and places unique to Pennsylvania.

    ·        Demonstrate an understanding of conflict.

    ·        Identify American people related to national holidays.

    ·        Identify documents and artifacts important to the classroom community.

    ·        Demonstrate an understanding of time order.

    ·        Explain how cultures celebrate.

    ·        Identify different celebrations of different cultures from around the world.

    ·        Demonstrate an understanding of conflict and cooperation.