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In this unit, students will be introduced to and begin to apply the themes of geography.  They will incorporate vocabulary terms such as Longitude, Latitude, Scale, Absolute Location, Relative Location, Physical Characteristic, Human Characteristic in applying the themes.  Knowledge about physical features and map making will be applied in describing how the themes apply to a location

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Students will explore clothing vocabulary and local currency of Spanish-speaking countries. Through Total Physical Response, Kahoot!, and various games, students will learn and practice use of vocabulary such as: pantalones, camisa, zapatos, gorro, botas, bufanda, sombrero, sueter, chaqueta, sandalias, traje de bano, gafas, etc. 

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Students will be able to:

- understand the plot, characterization, and context of a short story

- analyze an author’s point of view through annotations, discussion, and extended writing

- relate the author’s point of view to their own experience

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Students will examine various types of weathering and erosion, as well as take a closer look at the rock cycle. As a result of the lessons students will be able to identify various types of chemical and mechanical weathering, and discover the effects that occur with each type of weathering and erosion.

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Students will be focusing on two chapters (six sections) pertaining to "Oceans." Everything from Ocean Composition and Waves and Tides, to Life in the Ocean and Ocean Pollution. Learning will be interactive with online, as well as, small group instruction.

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The students will be able to understand the life cycles of various animals, including that all animals are born, develop into an adult, reproduce, and eventually die.   This unit is intended for first and 2nd graders.  The focus of the unit is the lifecycle of the painted lady butterfly.  

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This unit is a part of the 2nd grade Social Studies curriculum. Students look at the key features of maps and communities and differentiate natural and human characteristics. Through Google Classroom, students work collaboratively to develop their own communities, including the development of a map with key features about their community. 

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In this unit, students will use blending skills and rhyming knowledge to learn -at family words. Students will be able to write simple 3-5 word sentences using at family words. This unit was created with the target audience being students with significant disabilities. 

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This unit is intended to teach students about healthy food options and healthy hygiene. The unit covers healthy snacks and food options as well as hand washing and teeth brushing. This unit was designed with the intended audience of students with disabilities. 

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In this unit on Chemical reactions students will be able to differentiate between the five different types of chemical reactions of synthesis, decomposition, single replacement, double replacement, and combustion reactions. Students will also be able to apply the Law of Conservation of Matter and Mass towards chemical reactions; specifically balancing chemical reactions.

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