Bologna Elementary Bologna Elementary Curriculum Overview


Kindergarten

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading and Listening to Literature & Informational Text, Print Concepts, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Word Recognition, Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math: Number and Operations; Geometry and Positions; Measurement and Data
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Characteristics of Organisms & Living Systems; Science & Technology in Society; Matter; Motion; Energy & Magnetism; Health
Social Studies Civics, Structure of Government; American History: Early & Contemporary; World History: Early Civilizations; Geography; Economics
Physical Education Motor skills, movement patterns, personal space, follows directions, good health, working with others, safety, enjoyment
Music Maintain steady beat, fast/slow, loud/soft, high/low
Art Engage in exploration with materials and creative art making, observe safe practices with art materials
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; know how, and be able, to check out resources from the school library responsibly; use technology and other information tools responsibly

1st Grade

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading Literature & Informational Text, Print Concepts, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Word Recognition, Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math: Operations and Algebraic Thinking; Number and Operations in Base Ten; Measurement and Data; Geometry
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Matter; Health; Motion; Organisms Structure & Environment; Earth & Weather
Social Studies Exploration, Colonies, Civics, Structure of Government; Geography, World Civilizations., Early American Civilizations
Physical Education Motor skills, movement patterns, good health, personal responsibility, working with others, safety, self-expression, enjoyment
Music Maintain steady beat, recognize getting faster and slower, louder and softer, melodic direction, quarter note/rest, and eighth note
Art Explore uses of materials, tools and approaches to create works of art or design. Use art vocabulary to describe choices in personal artwork
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; understand how to locate, check out, and care for a variety of library resources, both print and digital; use technology and other information tools responsibly

2nd Grade

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading Literature & Informational Text, Phonics, Word Recognition, Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math: Number Sense and Place Value; Addition and Subtraction; Measurement and Data; Geometry and Fractions
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Body systems; Life Cycles; Health & First Aid; Properties of Matter; Weather
Social Studies Revolutionary War, Westward Movement, Civics, Early World History, World Geography, Civilizations
Physical Education Mature form of basic motor skills, movement patterns, fitness & health, personal responsibility, cooperation, safety, self-expression, enjoyment
Music Simple forms (AB, ABA), forte/piano, crescendo/decrescendo, simple tempos: andante, allegro, moderato, and instrument families
Art Experiment with processes, materials, and approaches (such as using elements and principles of modern art, applying artistic ideas from diverse cultures)
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; locate age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction print, media, and digital resources in the school library; Use technology and other information tools responsibly

3rd Grade

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading Literature & Informational Text, Phonics, Word Recognition, Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math: Whole Number Operations; Fractions; Measurement; Geometry
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Changes in Environment; Properties of Earth Materials; Energy & Magnetism; Natural Disasters; Health
Social Studies Colonies, Civil War, Civics and Government, Geography; World Civilizations (early and modern)
Physical Education Mature form of motor skills, movement concepts, fitness & health, simple strategies, personal responsibility, cooperation, safety, self-expression, enjoyment
Music Add round and rondo to forms, add ff and pp to dynamics, add accelerando and ritardando to tempos, half note/rest, whole note/rest, and instrument families
Art Create artwork with a variety of artistic processes, materials and approaches. Elaborate visual information by adding details in an artwork.
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; access information by applying knowledge of the organization of libraries, print materials, digital media, and other sources; use technology and other information tools responsibly

4th Grade

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading Literature & Informational Text, Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math: Place Value and Operations with Whole Numbers; Fractions and Decimals; Geometry, Measurement and Data
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Changes in Environment; Diversity, Adaptations, and Behavior
Social Studies Early Civilizations, Civics and Government, Geography; Civil War, Great Depression, WWII, Economics
Physical Education Apply motor skills, movement concepts, simple offensive & defensive strategies, fitness concepts, goal setting, personal & social responsibility, cooperation, enjoyment, health
Music Add theme and variation to forms, add mf and mp to dynamics, add presto and largo to tempo, dotted half note/rest, sixteenth notes, and instrument families
Art Develop technical skills and explore art making approaches (such as using elements and principles of modern art, applying artistic norms of diverse cultures)
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; access information by applying knowledge of the organization of libraries, print materials, digital media, and other sources; use technology and other information tools responsibly

5th Grade

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading Literature & Informational Text, Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math: Fluency with Whole Numbers and Decimals; Operations with Fractions; Geometry and Measurement
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Properties of Matter; Force and Motion; Structures and Function of Living Systems; Changes in Environment; Earth & Space
Social Studies Exploration, Colonies, Revolutionary War, Geography; Westward Expansion, Civil War, Civics, Government, Economics
Physical Education Apply motor skills, movement concepts, offensive & defensive strategies, personal & social responsibility, fitness concepts, analyze/design fitness plan, enjoyment, health
Music Add call and response to form, accent, staccato, legato/slur, major/minor scales and chords, instrument families, syncopation, in-depth score markings. Orchestra, Band
Art Develop skills in multiple art making techniques (such as using elements and principles of modern art, applying artistic norms of diverse cultures) through practice.
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; access information by applying knowledge of the organization of libraries, print materials, digital media, and other sources; use technology and other information tools responsibly

6th Grade

English Language Arts (ELA) HMH Journeys: Reading Literature & Informational Text, Vocabulary, Listening & Speaking, Writing, Grammar, Use of Standard English
Math Go Math
Science Inquiry, Scientific Method, Measurement and Data; Atmosphere; Natural Disasters; Transfer of Energy; Structure and Function in Living Systems (cells, plants, animals); Populations and Ecosystems
Social Studies Geography, Early Civilizations (Neolithic period through the Renaissance including: Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Greece, Rome, Africa, the Americas); Economics
Physical Education Game & sport skills, strategies & tactics, fitness knowledge, analyze & design fitness plan, nutrition, stress management, self-responsibility, social interaction, health
Music Add call and response to form, accent, staccato, legato/slur, major/minor scales and chords, Instrument families, syncopation. Orchestra, Band
Art Use art specific vocabulary. Interpret art by analyzing elements and principles in modern art or visual characteristics of diverse cultures. Develop and apply relevant history and cultural criteria to artwork.
Media / Technology Support ACCRS Standards for ELA; find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions; evaluate information on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness to needs, importance, and social and cultural context; use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information; access information by applying knowledge of the organization of libraries, print materials, digital media, and other sources; use technology and other information tools responsibly

Special Programs

  • Adult ESL Classes
  • Band / Orchestra / Chorus
  • Battle of the Books
  • Cribbage Club 4-6
  • Free/Reduced Breakfast and Lunch Programs
  • Full-day Preschool
  • Fundations K-3
  • Girls Robotics
  • Leader in Me
  • Lexia Club
  • Number Ninjas 1-3
  • Parent Center
  • Parent Leadership Team
  • Parent Liaison
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
  • Project Lead the Way
  • PTO
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Spelling Bee
  • Student Council

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Chandler Sports League
  • Running Club
  • School Garden / Beautification Project