Grade Level Areas of Study

For a more detailed description of the Washington State Learning Standards addressed in each subject, follow these links:

English Language Arts, Math, Fine Arts, Health & Fitness: (K)  (1st)  (2nd)  (3rd)  (4th)  (5th)  (6th)  (7th)  (8th) 

Science: (K-8) (NGSS Resources)

Social Studies: (K-8)

High School students: Please review the Washington State Graduation Requirements

 


GRADE LEVEL AREAS OF STUDY:

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

K-1:

Foundational Reading (Phonics, Letter, and Word Recognition)

Reading (Fiction & Non-Fiction)

Writing (Composition)

Speaking & Listening (Communication & Collaboration)

Language (Penmanship, Vocabulary, Grammar, Spelling, & Sentence Structure) 

2-5:

Foundational Reading (Phonics & Word Recognition)

Reading (Fiction & Non-Fiction)

Writing (Composition)

Speaking & Listening (Communication & Collaboration)

Language (Vocabulary, Grammar, Spelling, & Sentence Structure)

6-8:

Reading (Fiction & Non-Fiction)

Writing (Composition)

Speaking & Listening (Communication & Collaboration)

Language (Vocabulary, Grammar, Spelling, & Sentence Structure)



MATH

K-2:

Counting & Cardinality (Kindergarten only)

Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Number & Operations in Base 10

Measurement and Data

Geometry

 

3-5:

Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Number & Operations Fractions

Measurement and Data

Geometry

 

6-8:

Ratios & Proportional Relationships

The Number System

Expressions & Equations

Functions (8th grade)

Geometry

Statistics & Probability

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Social Studies content topics are outlined according to studies that are developmentally appropriate for students.
  • Topics include threads of study in Civics, Economics, Geography, History, and Social Studies Skills, which will be added to the Student Learning Plan by the OASIS teacher.

K-2:

Self and School Community (Near and Far, Now and Then)

Families (Near and Far, Now and Then)

Community (Near and Far, Now and Then)

3-5:

Culture (People, Places, and Environments)

Washington State History (including Tribal History)

US History (Pre-Colonial Period to Independence)

6-8:

World Geography and World History (Ancient Civilizations)

World History, continued 600 – 1450, a one-semester course

Washington State History and Government, a one-semester course (including Local Tribal History)

US History and Government (Primarily 19th Century)

 

SCIENCE

  • Science content topics are outlined according to studies that are developmentally appropriate for students.

K-1:

Skills: Systems, Inquiry, Tools and Materials

Physical Science: Push-Pull and Position, Liquids and Solids

Earth and Space Science: Observing Sun and Moon, Properties and Change

Life Science: Plant and Animal Parts, Habitats, Classification of Plants and Animals

2-3:

Skills: (concepts and processes that apply to content areas of Science): Systems, Inquiry, Problem Solving

Physical Science: Forces Make Things Work, Properties of Materials; Forms of Energy

Earth and Space Science: The Sun’s daily Motion, Water and Weather

Life Science: Life Cycles, Changes in Ecosystems, Variations of Inherited Characteristics

4-5:

Skills: (concepts and processes that apply to content areas of Science): Systems, Inquiry, Different Technologies

Physical Science: Measurement of Force and Motion, States of Matter, Energy

Earth and Space Science: Earth in Space, Formation of Earth Materials, Focus on Fossils

Life Science: Structures and Behaviors, Food Webs, Heredity and Adaptation

6-8:

Skills: (concepts and processes that apply to content areas of Science): Systems, Inquiry, Problem Solving

Physical Science: Force and Motion, Atoms and Molecules, Interactions of Energy and Matter

Earth and Space Science: The Solar System, Cycles in Earth Systems, Evidence of Change

Life Science: From Cells to Organisms, Flow of Energy Through Ecosystems, Inheritance and Adaptation

 

FINE ARTS (Theater, Dance, Music, and Visual Arts)

K-8:

Knowledge & Skills

Creating, Performing, Responding

Communicating through the Arts

Connect the Arts to Content, Life, Cultures, Work



FITNESS & HEALTH

K-8:

Physical Fitness

Health & Safety

Health & Fitness in Daily Life

Plan for Health & Fitness