Learning Zone

Learning Zone



– – – – – – Grade K
– – – – – – Grade 1
– – – – – – Grade 2
– – – – – – Grade 3
– – – – – – Grade 4
– – – – – – Grade 5
              – – – – – * Analyze elements of setting, characterization, conflict & plot
              – – – – – * Applies grammar knowledge in writing and editing (mechanics, usage, sentence structure, spelling)
              – – – – – -fict)
              – – – – – * Evidence within a text that supports an argument
              – – – – – * Main ideas, supporting details (3)
              – – – – – * Order and organization of writing
              – – – – – * Sentence Mechanics (punctuation and sentence structures) (1)
              – – – – – * Sentence variety (simple, compound/expanding and reducing sents.)
              – – – – – * Vocabulary development: contextual clues
              – – – – – -paragraph compositions (including formal letters, summaries, reports)
              – – – – – Adjusts writing to suit purpose and audience (rhetorical techniques, purpose, genre)
              – – – – – Compares stories in print with technology versions
              – – – – – Connections between text, self and world (emphasis on setting)
              – – – – – Dramatic Literature: compare & contrast narrative & dramatic text
              – – – – – Dramatic reading & performance
              – – – – – Evaluates and revises to improve organization, word choice and clarity modeled on a shared exemplar
              – – – – – Features of nonfiction (organizational structures, diagrams)
              – – – – – Identifies characteristics and purposes of various genres
              – – – – – Identify eight basic parts of speech (verb phrases, word functions) (4)
              – – – – – Mixed media production and presentation
              – – – – – Oral Tradition: mythologies, folktales, legends (common ingredients)
              – – – – – Poetry (form, sound, figurative language, structure)
              – – – – – Research techniques (obtaining information) and reports (sourcing information) (1)
              – – – – – Rules for formal discussions
              – – – – – Sensory detail and figurative language (1)
              – – – – – Vocabulary development: Dictionaries and Thesauruses
              – – – – – Vocabulary development: Greek & Latin roots, prefixes, suffixes (2)
              – – – – – Writes poetry using a variety of forms, sounds, figurative language and structures.
              – – – – – Writes stories using the elements of fiction including dialogue
– – – – – – Grade 6
– – – – – – Grade 7
– – – – – – Grade 8
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