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1 Teacher Subject Grade SAAS Curriculum Map Quarter 1 Content Standards GLE Assessment Essential Questions Review of summer reading Elements of fiction Characterization Literature Unit: The Big Wave Team Expedition: Adaptations Setting and Plot Overview of Genre Introduction of PACE+ Writing Strategy and Constructed Responses : b; What is the relationship between listener and speaker? What connections can you make with the From whose viewpoint are we reading? What do good readers do? What do you do when you do not understand everything in a What are the elements of fiction? How do we know if a text is valid or true? Why conduct research? How should I read different types of texts? What do good readers do? What questions did you have as you read and after? What questions do you have now? What predictions did you make? Did you make interpretations? Revise them as you go? Did you make judgments or conclusions not explicitly stated in the text.

2 4.2c; Why conduct research? Why use technology for research?

3 Common Assessment Collaborating with Science/Social Studies Department for Quarterly Assessment Timeline Content Standards GLE Assessment Essential Questions Quarter 2 Nonfiction: Pompeii Introduction of text features Paired Text: The Dog of Pompeii and National Geographic article Fictional Short Stories Review of Plot Introduce Conflict: Internal vs. conflict Man vs. man, nature, machine, self Mini-poetry unit Types Rhyme scheme Meter : 4.2b; Are there some parts of the text that are more important than others? Did you connect different parts of the text to create an overall meaning or theme? How did you decide what the text is really about? If you were to tell another person about the text in a few sentences, what would you tell them? Why conduct research? Why use technology for research?

4 4.2c; Common Assessment Collaborating with Science/Social Studies Department for Quarterly Assessment

5 Quarter 2 Content Standards GLE Assessment Essential Questions Quarter 3 Poetry and Figurative Language Begin DSTP Prep Main Idea Finding Details Fact and Opinion Compare and Contrast Drawing Conclusions/ Inferencing Cause and Effect Author s Purpose (DSTP 1 st Week) Review Visualization through comic strips : 4.2b; 4.2c; Under what conditions is an interpretation of a text valid? Why conduct research? Why use technology for research? Why conduct research? between reader

6 Common Assessment Collaborating with Science/Social Studies Department for Quarterly Assessment Quarter 4 Content Standards GLE Assessment Essential Questions Quarter 4 The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar Novel Unit: Tangerine Independent Reading Project Schoolwide Expedition : Introduce Summer Reading How can I communicate How do speakers expre Why share written ideas What does a reader g What lies beneath th How does literature rev How are stories about o times about me? Why conduct research? technology for research What is the relationship How do different genres author s message or me How can I communicate How do speakers expre Why share written ideas What does a reader g What lies beneath th How does literature rev Why conduct research? technology for research What is the relationship How do different genres

7 4.2b; 4.2c; author s message or me How does literature help decisions? Common Assessment Collaborating with Science/Social Studies Department for Quarterly Assessment Directions: Each content should complete a curriculum map for school year The map should identify what content, state standards, GLE s, assessments, and essential questions are being taught in that specific quarter. Identify the content, skills, and format for each quarterly assessment

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