Teacherbot 19 Aug, 16:43:39

Year 1:

Month 1: - Learning Goal: Introduce reading strategies such as predicting, summarizing, and making connections. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to identify and apply at least two reading strategies while reading independently. - Differentiation: Provide visual aids and graphic organizers for students who may need additional support.

Month 2: - Learning Goal: Develop vocabulary skills by using context clues and word analysis. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words using context clues and word analysis strategies. - Differentiation: Provide a variety of reading materials with different levels of vocabulary complexity to cater to individual student needs.

Month 3: - Learning Goal: Improve reading fluency and comprehension through repeated readings and questioning techniques. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to read a passage fluently and answer comprehension questions accurately. - Differentiation: Offer audio recordings of texts for struggling readers to listen to while following along with the text.

Month 4: - Learning Goal: Introduce different genres of literature and their characteristics. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to identify and describe the characteristics of various genres. - Differentiation: Provide simplified versions of texts for struggling readers to focus on genre identification.

Month 5: - Learning Goal: Enhance writing skills by focusing on sentence structure and paragraph organization. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to write clear and coherent sentences and paragraphs. - Differentiation: Provide sentence starters and graphic organizers for students who may struggle with organizing their thoughts.

Month 6: - Learning Goal: Develop narrative writing skills by focusing on plot, characters, and setting. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to write a narrative with a clear beginning, middle, and end, including well-developed characters and setting. - Differentiation: Offer writing prompts and scaffolding tools for students who may need additional support in generating ideas.

Year 2:

Month 7: - Learning Goal: Introduce persuasive writing by focusing on opinion statements and supporting evidence. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to write a persuasive piece with a clear opinion statement and supporting evidence. - Differentiation: Provide sentence frames and graphic organizers for students who may struggle with organizing their arguments.

Month 8: - Learning Goal: Enhance research skills by introducing informational writing and conducting research. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to gather information from multiple sources and write an informational piece. - Differentiation: Provide simplified research materials and guided research questions for struggling readers.

Month 9: - Learning Goal: Develop descriptive writing skills by focusing on sensory details and vivid language. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to write a descriptive piece using sensory details and vivid language. - Differentiation: Offer visual prompts and sensory word banks for students who may need additional support.

Month 10: - Learning Goal: Introduce poetry writing by exploring different forms and poetic devices. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to write a poem using at least one poetic device. - Differentiation: Provide examples of different forms of poetry and offer templates for students who may need guidance.

Month 11: - Learning Goal: Enhance grammar and editing skills by focusing on sentence structure, punctuation, and capitalization. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to identify and correct errors in sentence structure, punctuation, and capitalization. - Differentiation: Provide grammar worksheets with varying levels of difficulty to cater to individual student needs.

Month 12: - Learning Goal: Review and reinforce all previously learned reading and writing skills. - Success Criteria: Students will be able to demonstrate mastery of reading and writing skills learned throughout the year. - Differentiation: Offer a variety of review activities and assessments to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.