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ELAR/SS: The World Around Us: Jobs/ Digging Deeper- Folktales, Fairy Tales, Fables & Stories

Suggested Time Frame: 18 Instructional Days

        
Genre Focus

K.5 Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it correctly when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
(A) identify and use words that name actions, directions, positions, sequences, and locations;
(B) recognize that compound words are made up of shorter words

K.6 Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Theme and Genre. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
(A) identify elements of a story including setting, character, and key events;
(B) discuss the big idea (theme) of a well-known folktale or fable and connect it to personal experience;
(C) recognize sensory details; and
(D) recognize recurring phrases and characters in traditional fairy tales, lullabies, and folktales from various cultures.

K.8 Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
(A) retell a main event from a story read aloud;
(B) describe characters in a story and the reasons for their actions.

K.12 Reading/Media Literacy. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts. Students (with adult assistance) are expected to:
(B) identify techniques used in media (e.g., sound, movement)

K.14 Writing/Literary Texts. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events, and ideas. Students are expected to:
(A) dictate or write sentences to tell a story and put the sentences in chronological sequence;

Beginning Reading Skills

K.3 Reading/Beginning Reading Skills/Phonics. Students use the relationships between letters and sounds, spelling patterns, and morphological analysis to decode written English. Students are expected to:
(B) use knowledge of letter-sound relationships to decode regular words in text and independent of content (e.g., VC, CVC, CCVC, and CVCC words);
(C) recognize that new words are created when letters are changed, added, or deleted;

Social Studies Focus
The student understands that basic human needs and wants are met in many ways.
explain how basic human needs can be met such as through self-producing, purchasing, and trading
The student understands the value of jobs.
identify jobs in the home, school, and community
explain why people have jobs
Oral & Written Conventions

K.16 Oral and Written Conventions/Conventions. Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to:
(A) understand and use the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking (with adult assistance):
(iv) prepositions and simple prepositional phrases appropriately when speaking or writing (e.g., in, on, under, over); and
(v) pronouns (e.g., I, me);

K.18 Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling. Students spell correctly. Students are expected to:
(B) use letter-sound correspondences to spell consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words (e.g., “cut”);