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Sweet Sixteen

By Emily Condon

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Core Standard: Reading Standards for Literature CCSS Grade 5 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas #7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). Dance Standard: Dance Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard C Improvisation #2 Improvise spontaneous dances using poetry, stories, and props. Objective: Student will demonstrate improvisation of dance of a poem in order to increase the understanding of the poem. Assessment: Observation of students creation of movement as it relates to the poem and notation of effective group work.

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Core Standard: Mathematics CCSS Grade 4 Geometry #1 Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures. Dance Standard: Dance Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard A Motor Learning #12 Demonstrate concentration and focus while moving. Objective: Student will demonstrate focused movement in order to express the different angles the understanding of the math vocabulary. Assessment: Observation of students creation of movement as it relates to the math terminology and notation of effective problem solving.

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Science Model Academic Standards Grade 4 Standard D Physical Science #3 Understand that substances can exist in different states-solid, liquid, gas. Dance Standard: Dance Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard D Choreography #6 Begin to use scientific and/or mathematical concepts to create movement studies. Objective: Student will demonstrate effective movement in order to increase the understanding of the scientific concepts. Assessment: Observation of students creation of movement as it relates to the scientific concepts and notation of effectively staying on task.

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Core Standard: Social Studies Model Academic Standards Grade 4 Standard E Behavioral Science Performance Standards #14 Describe how differences in cultures may lead to understanding or misunderstanding among people. Dance Standard: Dance Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard E Critical Thinking #2 Observe and describe similarities and differences in basic movement patterns. Objective: Student will demonstrate keep observational skills of different dances in relation to the cultures they represent in order to increase the understanding of the cultures. Assessment: Detailed observations the students write down and notation of participation in group discussion.

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Core Standard: Reading Standards for Informational Text CCSS Grade 4 Key Ideas and Details #1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Music Standard: Music Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard D Composition #2 Create and arrange short songs and instrumental pieces within specified guidelines. Objective: Student will demonstrate their ability to write a short song in order to increase the understanding of the inferences they draw from text.

Assessment: Observation of students song as it relates to the reading and notation of effective group work.

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Core Standard: Mathematics CCSS Grade 3 Operations and Algebraic Thinking #7 Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 5 = 40, one knows 40 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers. Music Standard: Music Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard D Composition #5 Compose simple melodies for their own instrument. Objective: Student will demonstrate multiplication skills through simple melodies in order to increase the understanding of the math concepts. Assessment: Observation of students creation of melody as it relates to the multiplication and notation of effective math understanding.

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Core Standard: Science Model Academic Standards Grade 8 Standard G Science Application Performance Standards #1 Identify and investigate the skills people need for a career in science or technology and identify the academic courses that a person pursuing such a career would need. Music Standard: Music Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard A Singing #5 Sing in groups, blending vocal timbres, matching dynamic levels, and responding to the cues of the conductor. Objective: Student will demonstrate knowledge of a career in science through a group song in order to increase the understanding of scientists. Assessment: Observation of students song as it relates to scientists and notation of effective group work.

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Core Standard: Social Studies Model Academic Standards Grade 4

Standard B History Performance Standards #7 Identify and describe important events and famous people in Wisconsin and United States history. Music Standard: Music Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard C Improvisation #4 Improvise short songs and instrumental pieces, using a variety of sound sources, including traditional sounds, sounds available in the classroom, body sounds, and sounds produced by electronic means. Objective: Student will demonstrate knowledge of Wisconsin History by use of songs in order to increase their understanding or historical concepts. Assessment: Observation of students song as it relates to the historical context and notation of effective group work.

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Core Standard: Writing Standards CCSS Grade 5 Text Types and Purposes #3b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations. Theatre Standard: Theatre Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard B Performance #1 Pretend to be someone else, creating a character based on scripted material or through improvisation, using props, costume pieces, and ideas. Objective: Student will demonstrate improvisation of theatre of narrative techniques in order to increase the understanding of the techniques. Assessment: Observation of students creation of theatre as it relates to the Language Arts concepts and notation of effective group work.

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Core Standard: Mathematics CCSS Grade 3 Number and Operations Fractions #1 Understand a fraction 1/ b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b. Theatre Standard: Theatre Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard C Research and Analysis #1 Create a play based on information collected from another culture, subject area, or historic time period.

Objective: Student will demonstrate their ability to be creative as they present their knowledge of fractions through a play in order to increase the understanding of fractions. Assessment: Observation of students play as it relates to the math concepts and notation of effective group participation.

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Core Standard: Science Model Academic Standards Grade 4 Standard H Science in Personal and Social Perspectives Performance Standards #3 Show how science has contributed to meeting personal needs, including hygiene, nutrition, exercise, safety, and health care. Theatre Standard: Theatre Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard E Theatre Production #6 Rehearse and perform a scene or play for peers and invited guests. Objective: Student will demonstrate effective performance of a play in order to increase the understanding of how science is contributing to personal needs. Assessment: Observation of students performance as it relates to science and notation of effective group work.

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Core Standard: Social Studies Model Academic Standards Grade 4 Standard D Economics Performance Standards #1 Describe and explain of the role of money, banking, and savings in everyday life. Theatre Standard: Theatre Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard B Performance #4 Create a human or animal character based upon an original idea. Objective: Student will demonstrate character development of a fictitious person in order to demonstrate their understanding of money, banking and savings. Assessment: Observation of students play as it relates to the money, banking and savings and notation of understanding of vocabulary.

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Speaking and Listening Standards Kindergarten Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas #5 Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail. Visual Arts Standard: Art and Design Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard C Visual Design and Production #7 Develop basic skills to produce quality art. Objective: Student will demonstrate artistic ability in order to increase the understanding of literature. Assessment: Observation of students creation as it relates to their literature and notation of creativity.

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Core Standard: Mathematics CCSS Grade 1 Geometry #1 Distinguish between defining attributes (e.g., triangles are closed and three-sided) versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orientation, overall size); build and draw shapes to possess defining attributes. Visual Arts Standard: Art and Design Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard E Visual Communication and Expression #5 Use the visual arts to express ideas that cannot be expressed by words alone. Objective: Student will demonstrate visually the differences and similarities of shapes in order to increase the understanding of the shapes. Assessment: Observation of students creations as it relates to the similarities and differences between the shapes and notation of effective use of a variety of art materials to make a clear picture.

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Core Standard: Science Model Academic Standards Grade 4 Standard B Nature of Science Performance Standards #3 Show how the major developments of scientific knowledge in the earth and space, life and environmental, and physical sciences have changed over time. Visual Arts Standard: Art and Design Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard F Visual Media and Technology #6 Learn simple media techniques. Objective: Student will demonstrate media skills in order to increase the understanding of how science developments changed over time.

Assessment: Observation of students media product as it relates to the scientific topic and notation of effective use of technology.

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Core Standard: Social Studies Model Academic Standards Grade 4 Standard A Geography Performance Standards Construct a map of the world from memory, showing the location of major land masses, bodies of water, and mountain ranges. Visual Arts Standard: Art and Design Model Academic Standards By End of Grade 4 Standard H Visual Thinking #5 Be able to read simple maps, charts, and plans. Objective: Student will demonstrate their ability to read a map to increase their ability to recreate a map of the world. Assessment: Evaluation of students ability to read a map and recreate a world map and notation of problem solving techniques.