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Third-Fifth Grade Instructional Model

Language of Instruction &

Daily Instructional Time

THIRD-FIFTH GRADE CURRICULUM

Subject Area

Curricular Supports/Resources

ENGLISH (SL**)

100%

120  Minutes Daily

LANGUAGE ARTS: 

ELAR Reading/Writing/

Oral & Written Conventions/Research Listening & Speaking

 

Native Language Support

Cognitive Development

LANGUAGE ARTS

Texas Treasures

Write Source

TRS-Texas Resource System

30 Minutes Daily

**Conceptual Refinement (as needed)

Native Language

Cognitive Development

SLAR Reading/Writing/

Oral & Written Conventions/Research Listening & Speaking

LANGUAGE ARTS

Calle de la Lectura

Spanish Write Source

National Geographic

ESL Adoption-REACH

TRS-Texas Resource System

60 Minutes Daily

MATHEMATICS:  TEKS/ELPS

Language & Cognitive Development

MATH

TRS-Texas Resource System

45 Minutes Daily

SCIENCE:  TEKS/ELPS

Language & Cognitive Development

SCIENCE

TRS-Texas Resource System

45 Minutes Daily

SOCIAL STUDIES:  TEKS/ELPS

Language & Cognitive Development

SOCIAL STUDIES

TRS-Texas Resource System

To be integrated

HEALTH/FINE ARTS: TEKS

 

**First Language (Spanish) will be used as support for skills refinement and re-teaching skills and concepts. Subject Areas are to be Taught Using Effective ESL Methods and Techniques (i.e. ELPS, Sheltered Instruction, Visuals, Vocabulary Emphasis, Cooperative Learning).

*** The Curricular Supports and Resources listed have been Board approved as adopted textbooks.  They also reflect district initiatives in the areas of professional development for programs that have been Board approved.