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This two week unit will have students analyze and then write their own 2 Minute Mystery stories.  Students will immerse themselves in the genre of 2 Minute Mysteries, learn mystery terms, identify literary devices, and eventually write their own mysteries.

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* This unit is an adaptation of the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Kindergarten Curriculum.  PLTW, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that develops STEM curricula for US schools.  The source material is copyrighted and schools or districts are required to pay an annual participation fee and agree to the implementation terms of use.

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This unit features multiple types of reading strategies. The unit focuses on specific lessons to target reading strategies students use in the literacy class.

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* This unit is an adaptation of the Everyday Mathematics (EM) Kindergarten Curriculum, 4th Edition, published by McGraw Hill Education.  The source material is copyrighted and all rights are reserved.  With this in mind, only the adaptations will be explored in this document.

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This unit builds on the student's prior learning of how to find a rule that takes a given input value to exactly one output value. In this unit students will be able to identify when a relation is a function and use proper vocabulary (domain and range) and function notation as well as notation for domain and range.

 

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In this unit, students will be introduced to poetry.  Students will learn about the different types of poetry characteristics through the use of poetry books, prezi presentations, music, and spoken word.

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This is a unit plan for teaching ancient Greek literature in the form of The Odyssey to ninth graders.  This unit is aimed at a population of struggling readers.  It utilizes kahoot and quizlet online, and asks students to develop their own "kahoots", where students will develop the comprehension questions for each other.  Links are provided in the unit plan.

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In this unit, children learn how to use a variety of math tools/strategies to solve problems. This unit lays the foundation for developing multiplication and division strategies.

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Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves: An Inquiry into the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Students will investigate how color communicates and inspires.  This is a transdisciplinary IB unit that integrates literacy, math, science, and social studies.

 

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