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Age 9-11 - Concept 4: Systems

Unit 1: Space [S]

  • Lesson 1: Our Solar System (3 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The Sun
  • Lesson 3: The Moon (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: What Else Is in Space? (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Exploring Space (2 Days)
  • Final Project: A Tour of the Solar System (3 Days)

Unit 1: A Wrinkle in Time [LA]

  • Lesson 1: A Unique Family
  • Lesson 2: Calvin
  • Lesson 3: Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which
  • Lesson 4: Tesser
  • Lesson 5: The Thing
  • Lesson 6: Camazotz
  • Lesson 7: Man with the Red Eyes
  • Lesson 8: Father
  • Lesson 9: The Beasts
  • Lesson 10: Love
  • Final Project: Science Fiction Short Story (3 Days)

Unit 2: State Government and Economics [SS]

  • Lesson 1: Federal versus State Government
  • Lesson 2: The State Capitol
  • Lesson 3: The State Constitution and Civic Duty
  • Lesson 4: The Governor and Lieutenant Governor
  • Lesson 5: State Legislature and Judicial System
  • Lesson 6: Economic Theories (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Economics in Your State (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Government / Economics Crash Course (3 Days)

Unit 2: Lincoln [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Who Was He?
  • Lesson 2: Childhood
  • Lesson 3: A Lawyer and Politician
  • Lesson 4: Slavery
  • Lesson 5: Emancipation (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Civil War (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Assassination
  • Lesson 8: Words and Memories
  • Final Project: Lincoln Showcase

Unit 3: The Human Body [S]

  • Lesson 1: An Amazing Machine (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Sense Organs (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: The Digestive System
  • Lesson 4: Nutrition (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Defense System
  • Lesson 7: Muscular and Skeletal Systems (2 Days)
  • Lesson 8: Nervous System
  • Final Project: Human Body on Display (2 Days)

Unit 3: Independent Study [LA]

  • Lesson 1: What Is Independent Study?
  • Lesson 2: Select a Topic
  • Lesson 3: Developing Questions
  • Lesson 4: Finding Information (4 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Writing Your Report (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Developing a Product (3 Days)