• Curriculum Information for Reading, Writing, Math and Science 

     


    3rd Grade Program of Studies

    School Year 2019-2020

    Video on Investigations Math Program

     

    1st Marking Period

    2nd Marking Period

    3rd Marking Period

    4th Marking Period

    ELA/SS

    Responsibility of citizens

    The world is divided into many nations with their own government, language, laws, and customs and all collaborate to find solutions to problems

    Make a Difference in Our World

     

    Characteristics of a region

    Use of natural resources

    Reading maps

    Information from maps

    Latitude and longitude

    Biz World

    PBA

    Writing

    Narrative

    Informational

    Opinion

    Narrative

    Math

    Unit 1

    Multiplication and Division 1

    Unit 2

    Modeling with Data

    Unit 3

    Addition and Subtraction, and the Number System 1

    Unit 4

    2-D Geometry and Measurement

    Unit 5

    Multiplication and Division 2



    Unit 6

    Fractions

    Unit 7

    Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System 2



    Unit 8

    Multiplication and Division 3





    Science

    Life Science

    From Molecules to Organisms: Structures & Processes; and Heredity: Inheritance & Variation of Traits


    Unit 1: Organisms & Traits

    Life Science

    Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics



    Unit 2: Ecosystems: Group Behavior

    Engineering Design

    Engineering Design



    Unit 3: Product Engineer

    Life Science

    Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity



    Unit 4: Biological Evolution

    Physical Science

    Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions



    Unit 5: Forces & Interactions

    Earth & Space Science

    Earth’s Systems; and Earth and Human Activity



    Unit 6: Weather & Climate

     


    4th Grade Program of Studies

    School Year 2018-2019

     

     

    1st Marking Period

    2nd Marking Period

    3rd Marking Period

    4th Marking Period

    ELA/SS

    Compare and Contrast the characteristics of a region

    Identify major cities in NJ

    Use geographic tools

    Understand cultural differences

    Influence of Native Americans

    Exploration and Settlement of New Jersey

    Biz Movie

     

    Social change inspired by MLK

    Communication systems

    Impact of slavery on NJ

    Development of American identity

    Relationships in an economic system- goods and services in global market

    People, Places, Events in New Jersey


     

    Writing

    Narrative

    Informational

    Opinion

    Narrative

    Math

    Unit 1

    Multiplication and Division 1

    Unit 2

    Modeling with Data

    Unit 3

    Multiplication and Division 2

    Unit 4

    2-D Geometry and Measurement

    Unit 5

    Addition, Subtraction, and the Number System

    Unit 6

    Fractions and Decimals

    Unit 7

    Multiplication and Division 3

    Unit 8

    Analyzing Patterns and Rules


    Science

    Earth & Space Science

    Earth’s Place in the Universe


    Unit  1: The History of Planet Earth

    Earth & Space Science

    Earth’s Systems



    Unit 2: Earth’s Systems

    Earth & Space Science

    Earth and Human Activity


    Unit 3: Natural Hazards

    Physical Science

    Waves & Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer


    Unit 4: Waves, Light, and Information

    Physical Science

    Energy; and Earth & Human Activity




    Unit 5: Energy

    Life Science

    From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes; and Waves & Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer


    Unit 6: Molecules to Organisms

     


    5th Grade Program of Studies

    School Year 2018-2019

     

    1st Marking Period

    2nd Marking Period

    3rd Marking Period

    4th Marking Period

    ELA/SS

    Compare and contrast forms of governance

    Migration and settlement patterns of Native Americans

    Gender roles, religion, values, cultural practices, and political systems of Native American groups.

    Use maps to determine what led to the exploration of new worlds

    System of mercantilism

    Slavery and indentured servitude in Colonial labor systems

    Evaluate the impact of the Columbian Exchange

    Declaration of Independence

    What Would You Do?


     

    Public issues affecting an election consider opposing arguments and develop a reasoned conclusion

    A legislative proposal that addresses a public issue

    Evaluate alternative land use proposals and make recommendations to the appropriate governmental agency regarding the best course of action.

    Examine the perspectives of multiple stakeholders involved in the local budget process

    Engage in simulated democratic processes to understand how conflicting points of view are addressed in a democratic society

    Identify Public Policy Issues

    Biz World Impact Challenge


     

    Writing

    Narrative

    Informational

    Opinion

    Response to Literature

    Math

    Unit 1

    Multiplication and Division 1

    Unit 2

    3-D Geometry and Measurement

    Unit 3

    Rational Numbers 1: Addition and Subtraction

    Unit 4

    Multiplication and Division 2

    Unit 5

    Analyzing Patterns and Rules

    Unit 6

    Rational Numbers 2: Addition and Subtraction

    Unit 7

    Rational Numbers 3: Multiplication and Division

    Unit 8

    2-D Geometry and Measurement


    Science

    Physical Science

    Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions


    Unit 1: Forces

    Earth & Space Science

    Earth’s Place in the Universe



    Unit 2: Earth and the Universe

    Physical Science

    Matter and Its Interactions



    Unit 3: Matter & Its Interactions

    Life/Physical Science

    From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes; and Energy


    Unit 4: Energy In Organisms

    Life Science

    From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes; Energy; and Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics


    Unit 5: Ecosystem Dynamics

    Earth & Space Science

    Earth’s System; and Earth & Human Activity



    Unit 6: Earth’s Systems & Human Impacts on Earth