Science Curriculum Map

Sonoran Science Academy
Curriculum Map
2010-2011

Grade: First Grade
Subject: Science
Teacher: Mrs. Blackhall

Month

Content

Skills

Vocabulary

Assessments

AZ Standards

August

Theme:  Be a Scientist

 

 

 

 

 

Unit A:  Plants

Chapter 1

Lesson 1:  Plants are Living Things

 

Lesson 2:  Parts of a Plant

 

Lesson 3:  Different Plants

§  Identify and apply the skills used for basic scientific research.

 

 

 

 

§  Compare and classify living and nonliving things.

§  Explain what plants need to live and grow.

§  Identify plant parts such as leaves, stems, and roots.

§  Describe what different parts do for the plant.

§  Classify and compare different plants

§  observe

§  compare

§  classify

§  measure

§  put things in order

§  record data

§  make a model

§  communicate

§  infer

§  predict

§  investigate

§  draw conclusions

§  living

§  nonliving

§  nutrient

§  leaves

§  stem

§  root

§  trunk

 

Create a Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

SIC3:  PO 1, PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S4C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

S5C1: PO 1

September

Chapter 2

Plants Grow and Change

Lesson 1:  Flowers, Fruits, and Seeds

 

Lesson 2:  How Plants Grow and Change

 

Lesson 3: Plants Live in Many Places

 

Unit B:  Animals and Their Homes

Chapter 3

 

Lesson 1:  All Kinds of Animals

 

Lesson 2:  What Animals Need to Live

 

Lesson 3:  How animals Eat Food

 

Lesson 4:  Animals Grow and Change

 

§  Explain why flowers and fruits are important to plants.

§  Describe and compare different seeds.

§  Describe the life cycle of a plant.

§  Explain how plants can grow from seeds and other plant parts.

§  Describe how plants survive in different places.

§  Identify desert, rain-forest, and arctic environments.

 

 

 

§  Observe and describe different kinds of animals.

§  Explain how animals are alike and different.

§  Identify what animals need to survive.

§  Explain how different animals meet their needs.

§  Relate the shape of an animal’s teeth to what they eat.

§  Describe the life cycles of different kinds of animals.

§  Explain what animals can do at different ages.

 

 

§  flower

§  seed

§  fruit

§  life cycle

§  seedling

§  desert

§  rain forest

§  arctic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

§  mammal

§  bird

§  reptile

§  amphibian

§  fish

§  insect

§  shelter

§  gills

§  lungs

§  herbivore

§  carnivore

§  hatch

§  tadpole

 

 

 

 

 

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

SIC3:  PO 1, PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S4C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

S5C1: PO 1

S4C3:  PO 1, PO 2, PO3

October

Chapter 4

Places to Live

 

Lesson 1:  Land Habitats

 

Lesson 2:  Water Habitats

 

Lesson 3:Plants and Animals Live Together

 

Unit C:  Our Earth

Chapter 5

Looking At Earth

 

Lesson 1:  What Earth Looks Like

 

Lesson 2:  Rock and Soil

 

Lesson 3:  Changing the Land

§  Describe land habitats.

§  Explain how different animals adapt to different environments.

§  Describe water habitats.

§  Explain how plants and animals meet their needs in water habitats.

§  Explain how plants and animals live together in habitats.

§  Describe why each part of a food chain is important.

§  habitat

§  grassland

§  adaptation

§  lake

§  ocean

§  food chain

§  extinct

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S4C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

S5C1: PO 1

S6C1:  PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4, PO 5

November

Chapter 6

Caring For Earth

 

Lesson 1:  Earth’s Resources

 

Lesson 2:  Using Earth’s Resources

 

Lesson 3:  Saving Earth’s Resources

§  Identify and describe natural resources.

§  Explain how people use natural resources.

§  Explain why water and air are important resources.

§  Define pollution and the need for clean land, water, and air.

§  Describe how to conserve resources by reusing, reducing, and recycling.

§  natural resource

§  pollution

§  conserve

§  reuse

§  reduce

§  recycle

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S4C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

S5C1: PO 1

S6C1:  PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4, PO 5

December

Unit D: Weather and Sky

Chapter 7

Weather and Seasons

 

Lesson 1:  Weather All Around Us

 

Lesson 2:  The Water Cycle

 

Lesson 3:  Spring and Summer

 

Lesson 4:  Fall and Winter

§  Identify different weather conditions.

§  Investigate ways to measure different weather conditions.

§  Explain how clouds form and why water falls back to Earth.

§  Identify different kinds of clouds.

§  Describe how weather changes as seasons change.

§  Identify characteristics of spring and summer.

§  Describe weather conditions in fall and winter.

§  Explain how fall and winter affect plants and animals.

§  weather

§  temperature

§  thermometer

§  rain gauge

§  wind vane

§  water vapor

§  cloud

§  season

§  spring

§  summer

§  fall

§  winter

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S6C3: PO 1, PO 2

January

Chapter 8

Lesson 1:  The Sky Above

 

Lesson 2:  Earth Moves

 

Lesson 3:  Earth’s Neighbors

§  Classify objects in the sky during day and night.

§  Explain why the Sun is important for life on Earth.

§  Recognize Earth’s movement by observing shadows and seasons.

§  Explain the effects of Earth’s rotation and orbit around the Sun.

§  Observe what the Moon looks like from Earth.

§  Explain that eight planets, including Earth, move around the Sun.

§  star

§  Sun

§  rotate

§  Moon

§  phase

§  planet

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S6C2:  PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

S6C3: PO 1, PO 2

February

Unit E Matter

Chapter 9

 

Lesson 1:  Describing Matter

 

Lesson 2:  Solids

 

Lesson 3:  Liquids and Gases

 

 

**Technology and Inventions

§  Comprehend that all things are made of matter.

§  Describe the properties of matter.

§  Identify the properties of solids.

§  Compare the properties of different solids.

§  Describe the properties of liquids and gases.

§  compare properties of different kinds of liquids and gases.

§  Identify various technologies people use.

§  property

§  matter

§  mass

§  balance

§  solid

§  liquid

§  gas

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S5C1: PO 1, PO2

S3C2: PO 1, PO 2

March

Chapter 10

Changes in Matter

 

Lesson 1:  Matter Can Change

 

Lesson 2:  Making Mixtures

 

Lesson 3:  Heat Can Change Matter

§  Observe and describe how solids can change.

§  Prepare mixtures of different solids and liquids.

§  Explain why some mixtures can be separated and others cannot.

§  Describe how heat changes solids, liquids, and gases.

§  Explain the processes of freezing, melting, and evaporation.

§  burn

§  mixture

§  dissolve

§  freeze

§  melt

§  evaporate

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S5C1: PO 1, PO2

S3C2: PO 1, PO 2

April

Unit F:  Motion and Energy

Chapter 11

 

Lesson 1:  Position and Motion

 

Lesson 2:  Pushes and Pulls

 

Lesson 3:  Simple Machines

 

Lesson 4:  Magnets

§  Describe the position of an object in relation to other objects.

§  Observe an object’s motion and speed by recording its change in position.

§  Identify pushes, pulls, gravity, and friction as forces.

§  Explain how different forces change the motion of objects.

§  Discover how simple machines make it easier to move objects.

§  Explain the functions of pulleys, levers, and ramps.

§  Explain why magnets attract some objects and not others.

§  Identify the two poles on a magnet.

§  position

§  motion

§  speed

§  force

§  push

§  pull

§  gravity

§  friction

§  simple machine

§  pulley

§  lever

§  ramp

§  magnet

§  poles

§  repel

§  attract

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S5C1: PO 1

S5C2:  PO 1

 

May

Chapter 12

Energy Everywhere

 

Lesson 1:  Energy and Heat

 

Lesson 2: Sound

 

Lesson 3: Light

 

Lesson 4:  Electricity

 

**Careers in Science

§  Describe different sources of energy and heat.

§  Identify vibration as the cause of sound.

§  Describe the volume and pitch of sounds.

§  Explain that light passes through some objects but not others.

§  Describe how people use different light sources.

§  Describe how people use electricity.

§  energy

§  heat

§  vibrate

§  pitch

§  light

§  electricity

Science Journal

 

Workbook pages

 

Lesson Quizzes

 

Formative Assessments

 

Performance Assessments

 

Explore Activities

 

Quick Lab

 

Chapter Test

 

S1C1: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3

SIC2: PO 1, PO 2, PO 3, PO 4

S1C3:  PO 1 PO 2

SIC4 :PO 1, PO 2

S3C2:  PO 1, PO 2

S2C1: PO 1, PO2

 

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