McKinley Primary Center                    2016-17 / Quarter 3 / Kindergarten: Teaching & Learning Plan

 

Art

Music

Physical Education

Mathematics

Week 3

 

I can

 

Identify and describe sensory, formal, technical, and expressive properties in works of art using appropriate vocabulary.

Compare vocal tone qualities such as whispering, singing, and speaking.

 

Sing with an appropriate tone quality.

Display enjoyment in participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity in physical education class and in after school time.

Week 9

 

I can

 

Note: Teachers/Students will be finishing GO MATH:Chapter 8-Represent, Count and Write 20 and beyond. Chapter 9-Identify and Describe 2-Dimensional Shapes, Chapter 12-Classify and Sort Data, and Chapter 10-Identify and Describe 3-Dimensional Shapes.

 

Use objects, drawings, mental images, sounds, etc., to represent addition andsubtraction within 10.

 

Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group (e.g., by using matching and counting strategies).

 

Compare the values of two numbers from 1 to 20 presented as written numerals.

 

Find the number that is one more than or one less than any whole number up to 20.

 

Use correctly the words for comparison, including: one and many; none, some and all; more and less; most and least; and equal to, more than and less than.

 

Make direct comparisons of the length, capacity, weight, and temperature of objects, and recognize which object is shorter, longer, taller, lighter, heavier, warmer, cooler, or holds more.

 

Understand concepts of time, including: morning, afternoon, evening, today, yesterday, tomorrow, day, week, month, and year. Understand that clocks and calendars are tools that measure time.

Week 6

 

I can

 

Use objects or animals from the real world as subject matter for artwork.

 

Identify and demonstrate appropriate listening behavior during a classroom or outside performance.

 

Respond to teacher-sung questions with a sung answer.

Demonstrate improved muscular strength and endurance.

 

Demonstrate improved flexibility in three different joints.

Week 9

 

I can

Begin to recognize and use elements (such as line, shape, texture, and color) and principles (such as repetition) in artwork.

 

Recognize products and processes of the visual arts and other disciplines.

Discuss reasons for listening to music and different contexts in which music is heard.

 

Establish simple criteria to evaluate classroom music activities.

Acquire new skills and demonstrate a determination to develop those skills.

 

Perform basic movements in a rhythmic manner.

Science

Week 3

I can

Describe and compare the growth and development of common living plants and animals.

Week 6

I can

Describe and compare the physical features of common living plants and animals.

Week 9

I can

Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

Social Studies

Week 3

I can

Locate and describe places in the school and community.

Recommend ways that people can improve their environment at home, in school, and in the neighborhood.

Week 6

I can

Identify and describe the address and location of school; understand the importance of an address.

Identify maps and globes as ways of representing Earth and understand the basic difference between a map and globe.

Week 9

I can

Use words related to location, direction, and distance, including here/there, over/under, left/right, above/below, forward/backward and between.


 

Note: Reading will follow this plan for Quarter 3 – begin with Unit 5 week 3, Unit 6 weeks 1-3, and Unit 7 weeks 1-5 (2 flex weeks added for Animal Unit)

 

 

 

Weekly Concept &

Essential Questions

Genre, Text Features & Literary Elements

Comprehension: Skills, Strategies & Fluency

Vocabulary: Academic, High-Frequency, Oral, and Category

Writing:  Trait, Product, About Reading

Grammar

Research & Inquiry

 

K-6.1

The Four Seasons

 

How are the seasons different?

How To Books

Mentor Texts

 

Illustrations match sentences

Visualize

 

Key Details (Sequence)

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression

plural, pattern

 

is, little

 

weather, seasons, migrate, active, spot

 

Seasons

 

Vocab Strategy: Context Clues (multiple-meaning words, unknown phrases)

Writing conventions, finger spacing, stretching out sounds and words

 

Using-First, Next, Then, and Last as sentence starters

 

5 Star Writing Rubric

 

Students write “How To” Books about topics of interest to them

Nouns

What do we do in different seasons?

K-6.2

What’s the Weather?

 

What happens in different kinds of weather?

Visualize

 

Key Details (Sequence)

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression; Intonation

narrative, folktale, speech bubbles, dialogue

 

she, was

 

predict, temperature, drought, clever, storm

 

Weather Words

 

Vocab Strategy: Shades of Meaning

Nouns

How can you observe how strong the wind blows?

K-6.3

Stormy Weather

 

How can you stay safe in bad weather?

Visualize

 

Key Details

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression

purpose, report, myth

 

are, he, is, little, my, she, was, with

 

safe, prepare, notice, celebration, enough

 

Question Words

 

Vocab Strategy: Questions Words

Nouns

What are some ways to stay safe in bad weather?

 

K-7.1

Baby Animals

 

How are some animals alike and how are they different?

How To Books

Mentor Texts

 

Illustrations match sentences

Reread

 

Connections Within Text (Compare and Contrast)

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression; Intonation

same, different, verb, inquiry

 

Vocab Strategy: Compound Words

 

for, have

 

appearance, behavior, exercise, wander, plenty

 

Animal Parts

Writing conventions, finger spacing, stretching out sounds and words

 

Using-First, Next, Then, and Last as sentence starters

 

5 Star Writing Rubric

 

Students write “How To” Books about topics of interest to them

Verbs

What features do animals have?

K-7.2

Pet Pals?

 

How do you take care of different kinds of pets?

Make, Confirm, and Revise Predictions

 

Character, Setting, Plot

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression; Intonation

explain, prediction

 

Vocab Strategy: Prepositions

 

of, they

 

responsibility, train, depend, compared, social

 

Pet Words

Verbs

How do you take care of a pet?

K-7.3

Animal Habitats

 

Where do animals live?

Make, Confirm, and Revise Predictions

 

Character, Setting, Plot (Cause and Effect)

 

Sound-Spelling and Word Automaticity; Expression; Intonation

questions, answer, glossary

 

Vocab Strategy: Shades of Meaning

 

said, want

 

habitat, wild, complain, join, stubborn

 

Animal Homes

Verbs

What do animals’ homes look like?

 

2016-17 / Quarter 3 / Kindergarten: Teaching & Learning Plan