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ELAR/SS: Where we Are: Patriotic Customs/ We Can Read and Write

Suggested Time Frame: 14 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:
(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;
(C) recognize sensory details;

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.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
Social Studies Focus
The student understands that holidays are celebrations of special events.
explain the reasons for national patriotic holidays such as Presidents’ Day, Veterans Day, and Independence Day
identify customs associated with national patriotic holidays such as parades and fireworks on Independence Day
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:
(C) use complete simple sentences.