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Age 9-11 - Concept 1: Relationships

Unit 1: The Fifty States [SS]

  • Lesson 1: States and Capitals (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The Northeast
  • Lesson 3: The Southeast
  • Lesson 4: The Midwest
  • Lesson 5: The Southwest
  • Lesson 6: The West
  • Lesson 7: Alaska and Hawaii
  • Lesson 8: Relationships Among the States
  • Lesson 9: People and the Environment
  • Lesson 10: Analyzing State Data
  • Final Project: Region Road Trip (2 Days)

Unit 1: Poetry [LA]

  • Lesson 1: What Is Poetry? (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Parts of Speech and Rhymes in Poetry
  • Lesson 3: Geography and Poetry
  • Lesson 4: Haiku and Onomatopoeia
  • Lesson 5: Figurative Language and Voice
  • Lesson 6: Art and Poetry
  • Lesson 7: Robert Frost
  • Lesson 8: You Come Too
  • Lesson 9: Write About What You Know
  • Lesson 10: Inspired
  • Final Project: Coffee House Poetry Reading (2 Days)

Unit 2: Energy [S]

  • Lesson 1: What Is Energy? (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Light (3 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Electricity (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Heat and the Sun (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Chemical Energy
  • Lesson 6: Food and Energy (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Energy Test

Unit 2: The View from Saturday [LA]

  • Lesson 1: The Academic Bowl
  • Lesson 2: Florida
  • Lesson 3: Sea Turtles
  • Lesson 4: Report Writing (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Epiphany, New York
  • Lesson 6: Adventures in Wonderland
  • Lesson 7: Annie
  • Lesson 8: The Souls
  • Lesson 9: Kindness (2 Days)
  • Final Project: An Afternoon Tea (3 Days)

Unit 3: Your State [SS]

  • Lesson 1: Geography of Your State
  • Lesson 2: State Symbols (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: State History (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Famous People
  • Lesson 5: Places to See
  • Lesson 6: State Field Trips
  • Lesson 7: State Statistics
  • Lesson 8: State Maps
  • Final Project: State Book (2 Days)

Unit 3: American Tall Tales and Legends [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Story Genres
  • Lesson 2: Tales and Legends of the Northeast (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Tales and Legends of the South (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Tales and Legends of the Midwest (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Tales and Legends of the Southwest (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Tales and Legends of the West (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Your Own Tall Tale or Legend (2 Days)