CAC Pre-K-12 Language Arts Scope and Sequence
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Pre-K-12 Language Arts Scope and Sequence
CAC English Language Arts Philosophy Statement
Creative CurriculumAERO Standards
Pre-KKindergartenGrade 1Grade 2Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11Grade 12IB Lit SL/HL Yr 1IB Lit SL/HL Yr 2
Language and LiteracyWritingReadingWritingReadingWritingReadingWritingReadingWritingReadingWritingReading
SurveySurveyAmerican LiteratureWorld LiteratureLiterary Analysis
Argumentative Writing
Beginning of the YearLaunching the Writer’s WorkshopWe are Readers Exploring the World of BooksSmall Moments: Writing with Focus, Detail, and DialogueReaders Build Good Habits and Tackle TroubleLaunching with ChoiceTaking Charge of my ReadingCrafting True Stories

Building a Reading LifeThe Arc of Story: Writing Realistic FictionBuilding a Reading LifeNarrative CraftAgency and IndependenceThe Literay Essay: From Character to ThemeMemoir: Writing to reflect on experience and suggest thematic connectionPoetry: AnalysisTo Kill a MockingbirdNovel: Catcher in the RyePreColonial LiteratureSummer ReadingLiterary Analysis
* Argumentative in Work
Detailed Study: Analysis with Oral Commentary including character, theme, setting
* Argumentative in Work
Buildings StudyWriting Pattern Books to Read, Write and TeachReaders Read, Think and Talk About Emergent StoryRealistic FictionReaders Meet the CharactersLessons from the Masters: Improving Narrative WritingCharacters Face Bigger ChallengesThe Art of Informational WritingFollowing Characters into MeaningBoxes and Bullets: Personal and Persuasive EssaysInterpreting CharactersPoetry Anthologies: Writing, Thinking, and Seeing MoreAuthor Study: Reading Like a FanSocial Issues Book Clubs: InterpretationLiterary Analysis with Short Stories: Compare and Contrast CharacterThe Literary Essay: Novel StudyShort StoryPoetry: AlienationColonial LiteratureThe Arab WorldOptions: Literary Analysis with Oral Presentation
* Argumentative in Work
Literary Analysis
* Argumentative in Work
Clothes StudyWriting for Readers: True StoriesReaders Use Super PowersNonfiction Chapter BooksNon-fiction Readers LearnInformation BooksReading Non-fiction: Reading the WorldPoetryNon-fiction Reading: Expository TextsInformational Writing: Topics of ExpertiseNon-Fiction Reading:
Using Text Structures to Comprehend Expository, Narrative and Hybrid Non-fiction
Informational Writing: Reading, Research, and Writing in the Content AreasNon-fiction Reading for Research ProjectsBook TalksThe Art of Argument: Research-Based EssaysPosition Papers: Research and ArgumentWinter Break ReadingNovella: Animal FarmLiterature of a Revolutionary PeriodPersonal Statement and College EssaysWorks in Translation
* Argumentative in Work
Literary Genres: Extended Written Thesis on Drama
Balls StudyHow To Books: Writing to Teach OthersReading for InformationWriting ReviewsBe Our Own TeachersWriting About ReadingSeries Reading BooksChanging the World: Persuasion

Following Characters with Series Book ClubsBringing History to LifeHistorical Fiction Book ClubsFantasy FictionFantasy Book ClubsResearch Based Informational Writing: Books and WebsitesHistorical Novel and Research StudyLiteray Analysis: Short Story: Character/ Theme EssaysRomeo and JulietShort Stories: AlientationThe American Renaissance and TranscendentalismClass of Cultures
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle StudyInformational BooksReading Across the GenresFrom Scenes to Series: Writing FictionDramatizing CharactersLab Reports and Science BooksRead About Science Topics to Become ExpertsOnce Upon a TimeBiography Book ClubsThe Literary Essay: Writing About FictionInformational Reading: Research and Writing Social StudiesResearch-Based Argument EssayInformational Reading in the Content AreasAdventures in Fiction Reading and WritingPoetry: MetaphorsLiterary Analysis - Memoir connection with Social StudiesPoetryDrama, Comedy: Shakespeare's Twelfth NightWhitman and DickinsonSolzhenitsyn
Trees StudyPersuasive Writing of all KindsScience Informational: Liquids/Solids/GasesRead About Science TopicsPoetry: Big Thoughts in Small PackagesNon-fiction Reading ClubsIndependent Writing Project: Focus on RevisionMystery Book ClubsIndependent Writing ProjectSocial Issues Book ClubJournalismArgument and AdvocacyGenre TalksBook Talks, Reviews and Blogging (Year Long Unit)Independent Reading Throughout the YearResearchNaturalism and RealismPower and Pain of Love
The Absolute True Diary of a Part-time IndianAmerican ModernismDecoding Nature
The River BetweenLiterature of Postwar America
Informational - NonFiction = Red, Argumentative & Research = Blue, Narrative - Literature - Fiction = Yellow, Poetry = Green, Drama = Purple
Topic Overview
KG Writing
KG Reading
G1 Writing
G1 Reading
G2 Writing
G2 Reading
G3 Writing
G3 Reading
G4 Writing
G4 Reading
G5 Writing
G5 Reading
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