• ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA)

     PA Common Core Standards

     

    READING

    1.1 Foundation Skills

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

     

    1.2 Reading Informational Text

    ·       Read with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

    ·       Identify the main idea of a multi paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

    ·       Ask and answer questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

    ·       Describe the connection between a series of events, concepts, or steps in a procedure within a text.

    ·       Use various text features and search tools to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

    ·       Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade level text including multiplemeaning words.

    ·       Explain how graphic representations contribute to and clarify a text.

    ·       Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

    ·       Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

    ·       Acquire and use gradeappropriate conversational, general academic, and domainspecific words and phrases.

    ·       Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiplemeaning words and phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing from a range of strategies and tools.

    ·       Read and comprehend literary nonfiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

         

     

    1.3 Reading Literature

    ·       Recount stories and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

    ·       Ask and answer questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

    ·       Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

    ·       Acknowledge differences in the points of views of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

    ·       Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

    ·       Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

    ·       Use information from illustrations and words, in print or digital text, to demonstrate understanding of characters, setting, or plot.

    ·       Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures.

    ·       Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiplemeaning words and phrases based on gradelevel reading and content, choosing from a range of strategies and tools.

    ·       Acquire and use gradeappropriate conversational, general academic, and domainspecific words and phrases.

    ·       Read and comprehend literature on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

     

    LANGUAGE ARTS

    1.4 Writing

    ·       Write informative/ explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

    ·       Identify and introduce the topic.

    ·       Develop the topic with facts and/or definitions.

    ·       Group information and provide a concluding statement or section.

    ·       Choose words and phrases for effect.

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

    ·       Write opinion pieces on familiar topics or texts.

    ·       Identify the topic and state an opinion.

    ·       Support the opinion with reasons that include details connected to the opinion.

    ·       Create an organizational structure that includes reasons and includes a concluding statement.

    ·       Use a variety of words and phrases to appeal to the audience.

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

    ·       Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events.

    ·       Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters.

    ·       Include thoughts and feelings to describe experiences and events to show the response of characters to situations.

    ·       Organize a short sequence of events, using temporal words to signal event order; provide a sense of closure.

    ·       Choose words and phrases for effect.

    ·       With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.

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

    ·       Participate in individual or shared research and writing projects.

    ·       Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

    ·       Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.


    1.5 Speaking and Listening

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

    ·       Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

    ·       Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

    ·       Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.

    ·       Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.

    ·       Add drawings or other visual displays to presentations when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.

    ·       Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking, based on Grade 2 level and content.

     

     

    MATH 

    PA Common Core Standards 

      2.1 Numbers and Operations

    ·      Use placevalue concepts to represent amounts of tens and ones and to compare three digit numbers.

    ·       Use placevalue concepts to read, write, and skip count to 1000.

    ·       Use placevalue understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract within 1000.

         

    2.2 Algebraic Concepts

    ·       Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction within 100.

    ·       Use mental strategies to add and subtract within 20.

    ·       Work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.

               

    2.3 Geometry

    ·      Analyze and draw two and threedimensional shapes having specified attributes.

    ·      Use the understanding of fractions to partition shapes into halves, quarters, and thirds.

               

    2.4 Measurement, Data, and Probability

    ·      Measure and estimate lengths in standard units using appropriate tools.

    ·      Tell and write time to the nearest five minutes using both analog and digital clocks.

    ·      Solve problems and make change using coins and paper currency with appropriate symbols.

    ·      Represent and interpret data using line plots, picture graphs, and bar graphs.

    ·      Extend the concepts of addition and subtraction to problems involving length.

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES

    PA Common Core Standards 

    5.0 Civics and Government

    ·       Explain the purposes of rules and their consequences in the classroom and school community.

    ·       Explain the importance of rules in the classroom and school community.

    ·       Define fairness in working with others.

    ·       Explain why school rules are written and posted.

    ·       Describe citizens' responsibilities to the state of Pennsylvania and the nation.

    ·       Identify state symbols.

    ·       Identify and explain the importance of responsibilities at school at home and the community.

    ·       Identify a problem and probable solution.

    ·       Identify community projects/activities that support leadership and public service.

    ·       Explain responsible community behavior.

    ·       Identify the role government plays in the community (education, transportation).

    ·       Identify local government leaders.

    ·       Identify other types of services provided by local government.

    ·       Identify positions of authority at school.

    ·       Describe situations in the state or nation when having an elected official represent the people is beneficial.

    ·       Identify and explain behaviors for responsible school citizens and possible consequences for inappropriate action.

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    ·       Identify different forms of media.

    ·       Define taxes and why they are paid.

    ·       Identify the responsibilities of voters after the vote.

    ·       Explain examples of conflict in the community, state, and nation.

    ·       Identify ways that countries can work together.

    ·       Explain why nations need to work together for peace.

    ·       Identify the different types of media.

    ·       Explain how a community reaches compromise.

     

    6.0 Economics

    ·       Identify scarcity of resources within the school community.

    ·       Identify community wants and needs.

    ·       Explain how choice has consequences.

    ·       Identify a choice based on community interest.

    ·       Identify goods, services, consumers, and producers in the local community.

    ·       Differentiate between markets and competition.

    ·       Define personal choice as related to buying an item.

    ·       Explain how demand for a consumer good impacts price.

    ·       Identify the impact on a community when a business closes.

    ·       Describe the role of financial institutions as related to consumers’ financial needs.

    ·       Identify examples of an economic system.

    ·       Identify local examples of specialization of work.

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    ·       Identify products that come from many different countries.

    ·       Identify buyers and sellers and how their wants and needs are addressed.

    ·       Explain how money earned by individuals is used to meet needs and wants.

    ·       Different how different job skills impact earnings.

    ·       Describe the roles of local businesses.

    ·       Describe money saving behaviors.

    ·       Describe the qualities that may be necessary to complete a task.

    ·       Explain the responsibilities of a business owner.

    ·       Identify how saving for a purchase occurs over time.

    ·       Describe why people save money in the local bank.

     

    7.0 Geography

    ·       Identify how basic geographic tools are used to organize information.

    ·       Describe regions in geographic reference using physical features.

    ·       Identify the physical characteristics of places.

    ·       Identify the basic physical processes that affect the physical characteristics regions.

    ·       Identify the effect of local geography on the residents of the region (food, clothing, industry, trade, types of shelter, etc.).

    ·       Identify how environmental changes can impact people.

     

    8.0 History

    ·       Read and interpret information on simple timelines.

    ·       Identify documents relating to an event.

    ·       Apply sources of historical information.

    ·       Read and interpret information on simple timelines.

    ·       Identify documents relating to an event.

    ·       Apply sources of historical information.

    ·       Identify groups and organizations and their contributions to the United States.

    ·       Explain why cultures have commemorations and remembrances.

    ·       Explain the significance of historical documents on world history.

    ·       Identify how cultures have commemorations and remembrances.

    ·       Identify global issues that require cooperation among nations