1 – Interconnections

Standards

Utah First Grade Science Core

Utah First Grade Social Studies Core

Lesson Planning

Unit 1: Explore My School

Essential Question 1: How are things both similar and different at school?

1- First Grade Rules

2 – Working Together– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

3 – Student and Teacher Roles

4 – My School Community

5 – Changes at School

6 – People- Same and Different

Essential Question 2: How do living things meet their needs at school?

7 – Know and Follow Rules– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

8 – Meeting our Needs at School

9 – Water

10 – Living Things Cycle

11 – Classroom Community Quilt– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

Essential Question 3: How do we explore the natural world at school?

12 – Earth’s Water

13 – Map Skills– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

14 – Season Quilt

15 – Types of Weather

16 – Rocks are All Around Us

17 – What is Soil?

18- This School Rules!– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

19 – Good Choices– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

20 – Responsible Behavior-Honesty– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

21 – Practicing School Rules

22 – The Flag– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

 

Unit 2: My Neighborhood

Essential Question 1: How are things both similar and different in my neighborhood?

23 – Families in our Neighborhood

24 – Neighborhood Traditions– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

25 – Community Helpers in My Neighborhood

26 – Exploring Changes in My Neighborhood– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

27 – Exploring What is in the Sky

Essential Question 2: How do living things meet their needs in my neighborhood?

28 – Exploring Pumpkins

29 – Plant Cycle: Grass Man

30 – People at Work in My Neighborhood

31 – Making Choices with Money

32 – Exploring the Life Cycles of Frogs & Butterflies

Essential Question 3: How do we explore the natural world in my neighborhood?

33 – Where in the World is My Neighborhood?

34 – Map Symbols

35 – Mapping My Neighborhood– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

36 – Exploring Matter

37 – Exploring How Objects Move

38 – Sorting Objects

39 – The Golden Rule– Lesson Taught in English by the English Partner Teacher

 

Resources

Interconnections Correlated Literature List (Media List)

Benchmark Correlated Support Literature

Heinemann Correlated Support Literature

Rosen Correlated Support Literature

Teachers’ Lesson Ideas