ENGLISH STANDARDS OF LEARNING


English K.1   The student will demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.

Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #4 Sounds Around #13 We All Need Trees
  #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #18 Tale of the Sun #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #22 Trees As Habitats  
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers  
  #36 Pollution Search  
  #78 Signs of Fall  
  #87 Earth Manners  
  #95 Did You Notice?  

English K.2   The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.

Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#1 The Shape of Things #4 Sounds Around#18 Tale of the Sun#22 Trees As Habitats #24 Nature’s Recyclers #41 How Plants Grow #51 Make Your Own Paper #78 Signs of Fall #87 Earth Manners #95 Did You Notice? #2 Get In Touch With Trees#8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew#21 Adopt a Tree #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
 
 
English K.3   The student will build oral communication skills.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#1 The Shape of Things #6 Picture This #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #51 Make Your Own Paper #18 Tale of the Sun
  #87 Earth Manners #41 How Plants Grow
  #95 Did You Notice? #43 Have Seeds Will Travel
    #46 School Yard Safari
    #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?
    #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
English K.7   The student will develop an understanding of basic phonetic principles.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…  
English K.8   The student will expand vocabulary.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#1 The Shape of Things    
#18 Tale of the Sun #36 Pollution Search    
English K.9   The student will demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#18 Tale of the Sun #87 Earth Manners  
#36 Pollution Search    
English K.10  The student will demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#1 The Shape of Things    
English K.11  The student will print in manuscript.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #20 Environmental Exchange Box
    #22 Trees As Habitats
English K.12   The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #21 Adopt a Tree #22 Trees As Habitats
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers  
  #46 School Yard Safari  
  #78 Signs of Fall  
  #95 Did You Notice?  
English 1.1   The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #41 How Plants Grow
  #18 Tale of the Sun #43 Have Seeds Will Travel
  #22 Trees As Habitats #46 School Yard Safari
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?
  #31 Plant a Tree #48 Field, Forest, and Stream
  #32 A Forest of Many Uses #36 Pollution Search #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #51 Make Your Own Paper  
  #55 Planning the Ideal Community         
  #78 Signs of Fall #87 Earth Manners #89 Trees for Many Reasons #95 Did You Notice?  
English 1.2   The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #1 The Shape of Things #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #4 Sounds Around #43 Have Seeds Will Travel
  #18 Tale of the Sun #22 Trees As Habitats #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #77 Trees In Trouble
  #87 Earth Manners #95 Did You Notice?  

English 1.3   The student will adapt or change oral language to fit the situation.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #1 The Shape of Things #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #32 A Forest of Many Uses #6 Picture This
  #51 Make Your Own Paper #13 We All Need Trees
  #87 Earth Manners #18 Tale of the Sun
  #95 Did You Notice? #41 How Plants Grow
    #43 Have Seeds Will Travel
    #46 School Yard Safari
    #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?
    #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
English 1.6   The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…  
English 1.8   The student will expand vocabulary.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #1 The Shape of Things #18 Tale of the Sun #22 Trees As Habitats #31 Plant a Tree #2 Get In Touch With Trees
English 1.9   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #18 Tale of the Sun #36 Pollution Search #87 Earth Manners #89 Trees for Many Reasons  
English 1.10   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #18 Tale of the Sun #36 Pollution Search  
English 1.11   The student will use simple reference materials.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #22 Trees As Habitats #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…  
English 1.12   The student will print legibly.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
    #22 Trees As Habitats
    #76 Tree Cookies #78 Signs of Fall

English 1.13   The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #4 Sounds Around #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #18 Tale of the Sun #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #21 Adopt a Tree #24 Nature’s Recyclers  
English 2.1   The student will demonstrate an understanding of oral language structure.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #22 Trees As Habitats #18 Tale of the Sun
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers  
  #87 Earth Manners  
English 2.2    The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #22 Trees As Habitats #24 Nature’s Recyclers #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #13 We All Need Trees
  #87 Earth Manners #18 Tale of the Sun
  #95 Did You Notice? #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
    #77 Trees In Trouble
English 2.3   The student will use oral communication skills. 
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #6 Picture This #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #22 Trees As Habitats #41 How Plants Grow
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #42 Sunlight & Shades of Green
  #31 Plant a Tree #43 Have Seeds Will Travel
  #32 A Forest of Many Uses #46 School Yard Safari
  #51 Make Your Own Paper #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?
  #55 Planning the Ideal Community       #78 Signs of Fall #87 Earth Manners #89 Trees for Many Reasons #95 Did You Notice? #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
English 2.5   The student will use phonetic strategies when reading and spelling.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #18 Tale of the Sun
English 2.6   The student will use semantic clues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #18 Tale of the Sun
English 2.7   The student will expand vocabulary when reading.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #18 Tale of the Sun

English 2.8   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew  
  #18 Tale of the Sun  
  #36 Pollution Search  
  #87 Earth Manners  
  #89 Trees for Many Reasons  
English 2.9   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #13 We All Need Trees #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #18 Tale of the Sun  
English 2.10   The student will demonstrate comprehension of information in reference materials.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #21 Adopt a Tree
    #46 School Yard Safari
English 2.12   The student will write stories, letters, and simple explanations.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #18 Tale of the Sun #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #21 Adopt a Tree #22 Trees As Habitats
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #31 Plant a Tree  
English 2.13   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #18 Tale of the Sun  
English 3.1   The student will use effective communication skills in group activities.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #4 Sounds Around #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #6 Picture This #13 We All Need Trees
  #18 Tale of the Sun #41 How Plants Grow
  #22 Trees As Habitats #42 Sunlight & Shades of Green
  #23 The Fallen Log #43 Have Seeds Will Travel
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #44 Water Wonders
  #31 Plant a Tree #46 School Yard Safari
  #32 A Forest of Many Uses #34 Who Works in This Forest? #51 Make Your Own Paper #55 Planning the Ideal Community       #87 Earth Manners #89 Trees for Many Reasons #95 Did You Notice? #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant? #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #58 There Ought To Be a Law #78 Signs of Fall #79 Tree Lifecycle

English 3.2   The student will present brief oral reports using visual media.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #6 Picture This  
  #22 Trees As Habitats  
  #23 The Fallen Log  
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers  
English 3.3   The student will apply word-analysis skills when reading.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #18 Tale of the Sun
English 3.4   The student will expand vocabulary when reading.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #7 Habitat Pen Pals #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #18 Tale of the Sun
English 3.5   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional text and poetry.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #78 Signs of Fall #4 Sounds Around
  #80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession #18 Tale of the Sun #77 Trees In Trouble
  #87 Earth Manners  
  #89 Trees for Many Reasons  
English 3.6   The student will continue to read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #4 Sounds Around
  #34 Who Works in This Forest? #49 Tropical Treehouse #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #59 Power of Print #18 Tale of the Sun
English 3.7   The student will demonstrate comprehension of information from a variety of print and electronic resources.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #49 Tropical Treehouse #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #76 Tree Cookies #21 Adopt a Tree
  #95 Did You Notice? #46 School Yard Safari
    #58 There Ought To Be a Law
    #59 Power of Print #88 Life on the Edge

English 3.9   The student will write for a variety of purposes.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #5 Poet-Tree #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #21 Adopt a Tree #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #23 The Fallen Log #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #22 Trees As Habitats
  #31 Plant a Tree #46 School Yard Safari
  #44 Water Wonders #78 Signs of Fall
  #49 Tropical Treehouse  
English 3.10   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals   #59 Power of Print
English 3.11   The student will write a short report.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #31 Plant a Tree #20 Environmental Exchange Box #22 Trees As Habitats
English 3.12   The student will use available technology for reading and writing.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals    
English 4.1   The student will use effective oral communication skills in a variety of settings.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #4 Sounds Around#11 Can It Be Real?#13 We All Need Trees#18 Tale of the Sun#22 Trees As Habitats#23 The Fallen Log#24 Nature’s Recyclers#31 Plant a Tree#32 A Forest of Many Uses #34 Who Works in This Forest? #45 Web of Life #51 Make Your Own Paper #55 Planning the Ideal Community #87 Earth Manners #89 Trees for Many Reasons #90 Native Ways #92 A Look at Lifestyles #95 Did You Notice? #13 We All Need Trees#41 How Plants Grow#42 Sunlight & Shades of Green#43 Have Seeds Will Travel#44 Water Wonders#46 School Yard Safari#47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?#48 Field, Forest, and Stream#53 On the Move #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #58 There Ought To Be a Law #78 Signs of Fall #79 Tree Lifecycle
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

English 4.2   The student will make and listen to oral presentations and reports.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #9 Planet Diversity #53 On the Move
  #11 Can It Be Real? #13 We All Need Trees #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #39 Energy Sleuths  
  #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?  
  #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #59 Power of Print  
  #91 In the Good Old Days  
English 4.4   The student will expand vocabulary when reading.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #7 Habitat Pen Pals #42 Sunlight & Shades of Green #4 Sounds Around #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #59 Power of Print #69 Forest for the Trees
English 4.5   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts, and poetry.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #7 Habitat Pen Pals #4 Sounds Around
  #18 Tale of the Sun #13 We All Need Trees
  #31 Plant a Tree #18 Tale of the Sun
  #90 Native Ways  
English 4.6   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#90 Native Ways #9 Planet Diversity #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #11 Can It Be Real? #34 Who Works in This Forest?
  #26 Dynamic Duos #59 Power of Print
  #39 Energy Sleuths #69 Forest for the Trees
  #45 Web of Life #77 Trees In Trouble
  #49 Tropical Treehouse  
  #80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession #92 A Look at Lifestyles #93 Paper Civilizations  
English 4.7   The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #5 Poet-Tree #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #21 Adopt a Tree #4 Sounds Around
  #23 The Fallen Log #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #11 Can It Be Real?
  #31 Plant a Tree #18 Tale of the Sun
  #39 Energy Sleuths #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #44 Water Wonders #22 Trees As Habitats
  #91 In the Good Old Days #46 School Yard Safari
    #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #59 Power of Print #78 Signs of Fall #90 Native Ways
English 4.8   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #5 Poet-Tree #2 Get In Touch With Trees #20 Environmental Exchange Box
English 4.9   The student will demonstrate comprehension of information resources to research a topic.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #10 Charting Diversity #2 Get In Touch With Trees
  #39 Energy Sleuths #18 Tale of the Sun
  #45 Web of Life #21 Adopt a Tree
  #76 Tree Cookies #46 School Yard Safari
  #91 In the Good Old Days #58 There Ought To Be a Law
  #92 A Look at Lifestyles #81 Living With Fire
  #95 Did You Notice? #82 Resource-Go-Round
    #88 Life on the Edge
English 5.1   The student will listen, draw conclusions, and share responses in subject-related group learning activities.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#5 Poet-Tree#70 Soil Stories #4 Sounds Around#9 Planet Diversity#10 Charting Diversity#11 Can It Be Real?#13 We All Need Trees#18 Tale of the Sun#22 Trees As Habitats#23 The Fallen Log#24 Nature’s Recyclers #31 Plant a Tree #32 A Forest of Many Uses #34 Who Works in This Forest? #45 Web of Life #51 Make Your Own Paper #55 Planning the Ideal Community       #56 We Can Work It Out #89 Trees for Many Reasons #90 Native Ways #92 A Look at Lifestyles #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #96 Improve Your Place #2 Get In Touch With Trees#13 We All Need Trees#17 People of the Forest#41 How Plants Grow#42 Sunlight & Shades of Green#43 Have Seeds Will Travel#44 Water Wonders#46 School Yard Safari#47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant? #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #52 A Look at Aluminum #53 On the Move #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #58 There Ought To Be a Law #78 Signs of Fall #79 Tree Lifecycle

English 5.2    The student will use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver planned oral presentations.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #9 Planet Diversity #52 A Look at Aluminum
#70 Soil Stories #12 Invasive Species #39 Energy Sleuths #47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant? #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #56 We Can Work It Out #91 In the Good Old Days #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #96 Improve Your Place #53 On the Move #70 Soil Stories
English 5.4   The student will expand vocabulary while reading.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #26 Dynamic Duos #18 Tale of the Sun
  #42 Sunlight & Shades of Green #57 Democracy in Action #60 Publicize It! #69 Forest for the Trees
English 5.5   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #5 Poet-Tree #4 Sounds Around
  #26 Dynamic Duos #31 Plant a Tree #92 A Look at Lifestyles #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #13 We All Need Trees #17 People of the Forest #18 Tale of the Sun #70 Soil Stories
English 5.6   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #5 Poet-Tree #4 Sounds Around
#90 Native Ways #7 Habitat Pen Pals #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #12 Invasive Species #39 Energy Sleuths #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession #89 Trees for Many Reasons #93 Paper Civilizations #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #34 Who Works in This Forest? #36 Pollution Search #70 Soil Stories #77 Trees In Trouble

English 5.7   The student will write for a variety of purposes: to describe, to inform, to entertain, to explain, and to persuade.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#5 Poet-Tree #11 Can It Be Real? #2 Get In Touch With Trees
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #21 Adopt a Tree #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
#17 People of the Forest #23 The Fallen Log #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #22 Trees As Habitats
  #31 Plant a Tree #46 School Yard Safari
  #38 Every Drop Counts #52 A Look at Aluminum
  #44 Water Wonders #49 Tropical Treehouse #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #57 Democracy in Action #70 Soil Stories
  #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #96 Improve Your Place #78 Signs of Fall
English 5.8   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#5 Poet-Tree #12 Invasive Species #4 Sounds Around
#17 People of the Forest #38 Every Drop Counts #39 Energy Sleuths #60 Publicize It! #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #11 Can It Be Real? #20 Environmental Exchange Box #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
English 5.9   The student will find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources for a research product.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #10 Charting Diversity#12 Invasive Species           #13 We All Need Trees #31 Plant a Tree #39 Energy Sleuths #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #49 Tropical Treehouse #57 Democracy in Action #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #76 Tree Cookies #90 Native Ways #91 In the Good Old Days #92 A Look at Lifestyles #95 Did You Notice? #2 Get In Touch With Trees#8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew #18 Tale of the Sun #58 There Ought To Be a Law #81 Living With Fire #82 Resource-Go-Round #88 Life on the Edge
 

English 6.1   The student will participate in and contribute to small-group activities.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#19 Viewpoints on the Line #22 Trees As Habitats #12 Invasive Species
  #23 The Fallen Log #13 We All Need Trees
  #24 Nature’s Recyclers #18 Tale of the Sun
  #55 Planning the Ideal Community       #56 We Can Work It Out #49 Tropical Treehouse #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #84 The Global Climate #57 Democracy in Action
  #89 Trees for Many Reasons #69 Forest for the Trees
  #92 A Look at Lifestyles #70 Soil Stories #94 By the Rivers of Babylon
English 6.2   The student will present, listen critically, and express opinions in oral presentations.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#19 Viewpoints on the Line #9 Planet Diversity #12 Invasive Species
  #11 Can It Be Real? #49 Tropical Treehouse
  #39 Energy Sleuths #50 400-Acre Wood #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #56 We Can Work It Out  
  #70 Soil Stories  
  #84 The Global Climate  
  #89 Trees for Many Reasons  
  #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #96 Improve Your Place  
English 6.3   The student will understand the elements of media literacy.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #60 Publicize It!
English 6.4   The student will read and learn the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #5 Poet-Tree #4 Sounds Around
  #42 Sunlight & Shades of Green #49 Tropical Treehouse #11 Can It Be Real? #69 Forest for the Trees
English 6.5   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#5 Poet-Tree #7 Habitat Pen Pals #4 Sounds Around
#17 People of the Forest #13 We All Need Trees #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #18 Tale of the Sun  
  #33 Forest Consequences  
  #59 Power of Print #91 In the Good Old Days  

English 6.6   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals#17 People of the Forest#90 Native Ways #5 Poet-Tree#9 Planet Diversity#10 Charting Diversity#12 Invasive Species#26 Dynamic Duos#29 Rain Reasons#33 Forest Consequences#37 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle #39 Energy Sleuths #45 Web of Life #57 Democracy in Action #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #72 Air We Breathe #76 Tree Cookies #80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession #89 Trees for Many Reasons #91 In the Good Old Days #92 A Look at Lifestyles #93 Paper Civilizations #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #95 Did You Notice? #4 Sounds Around#8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew#11 Can It Be Real?#13 We All Need Trees#21 Adopt a Tree#34 Who Works in This Forest?#35 Loving It Too Much#36 Pollution Search #52 A Look at Aluminum #58 There Ought To Be a Law #77 Trees In Trouble #81 Living With Fire #88 Life on the Edge
English 6.7   The student will write narration, description, exposition, and persuasion.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#7 Habitat Pen Pals #38 Every Drop Counts #2 Get In Touch With Trees
#17 People of the Forest #39 Energy Sleuths #8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew
  #44 Water Wonders #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #31 Plant a Tree #52 A Look at Aluminum
  #59 Power of Print #70 Soil Stories
  #60 Publicize It! #78 Signs of Fall
  #91 In the Good Old Days #82 Resource-Go-Round
  #96 Improve Your Place  
English 6.8   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #60 Publicize It! #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
English 6.9   The student will find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources for a research product.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #12 Invasive Species #20 Environmental Exchange Box

English 7.1   The student will participate in and contribute to conversations, group discussions, and oral presentations.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#19 Viewpoints on the Line#70 Soil Stories#71 Watch on Wetlands#84 The Global Climate #11 Can It Be Real?#12 Invasive Species#22 Trees As Habitats#23 The Fallen Log#31 Plant a Tree#32 A Forest of Many Uses#33 Forest Consequences#39 Energy Sleuths#45 Web of Life #48 Field, Forest, and Stream #50 400-Acre Wood #51 Make Your Own Paper #55 Planning the Ideal Community       #56 We Can Work It Out #72 Air We Breathe #89 Trees for Many Reasons #90 Native Ways #92 A Look at Lifestyles #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #96 Improve Your Place #29 Rain Reasons#35 Loving It Too Much#41 How Plants Grow#42 Sunlight & Shades of Green#43 Have Seeds Will Travel#44 Water Wonders#46 School Yard Safari#47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?#49 Tropical Treehouse #52 A Look at Aluminum #53 On the Move #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #57 Democracy in Action #58 There Ought To Be a Law #69 Forest for the Trees
English 7.2   The student will identify and demonstrate the relationship between a speaker’s verbal and nonverbal messages.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #56 We Can Work It Out #19 Viewpoints on the Line
    #50 400-Acre Wood
    #52 A Look at Aluminum
    #57 Democracy in Action
    #70 Soil Stories
English 7.3   The student will understand the elements of media literacy.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #60 Publicize It! #19 Viewpoints on the Line
  #92 A Look at Lifestyles #39 Energy Sleuths
    #57 Democracy in Action
    #71 Watch on Wetlands
    #89 Trees for Many Reasons
English 7.4   The student will read to determine the meanings and pronunciations of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #2 Get In Touch With Trees  
English 7.5   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It!

English 7.6   The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #11 Can It Be Real? #35 Loving It Too Much
#90 Native Ways #12 Invasive Species #69 Forest for the Trees
  #26 Dynamic Duos #77 Trees In Trouble
  #33 Forest Consequences  
  #39 Energy Sleuths  
  #45 Web of Life  
  #49 Tropical Treehouse  
  #50 400-Acre Wood #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #71 Watch on Wetlands #72 Air We Breathe #80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession #89 Trees for Many Reasons #91 In the Good Old Days #92 A Look at Lifestyles #93 Paper Civilizations #94 By the Rivers of Babylon  
English 7.7   The student will write in a variety of forms with an emphasis on exposition, narration, and persuasion.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#45 Web of Life #21 Adopt a Tree #12 Invasive Species
  #23 The Fallen Log #37 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle #38 Every Drop Counts #39 Energy Sleuths #44 Water Wonders #50 400-Acre Wood #57 Democracy in Action #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #71 Watch on Wetlands #91 In the Good Old Days #96 Improve Your Place #17 People of the Forest #20 Environmental Exchange Box #22 Trees As Habitats #31 Plant a Tree #50 400-Acre Wood #52 A Look at Aluminum #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where… #70 Soil Stories
English 7.8   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #59 Power of Print #11 Can It Be Real?
  #60 Publicize It! #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…

English 7.9   The student will apply knowledge of appropriate reference materials to produce a research project.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #10 Charting Diversity #17 People of the Forest
  #31 Plant a Tree #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #39 Energy Sleuths #31 Plant a Tree
  #57 Democracy in Action #52 A Look at Aluminum
  #59 Power of Print #58 There Ought To Be a Law
  #60 Publicize It! #76 Tree Cookies
  #84 The Global Climate #82 Resource-Go-Round
  #90 Native Ways #88 Life on the Edge
  #91 In the Good Old Days #92 A Look at Lifestyles #95 Did You Notice?  
English 8.1   The student will use interviewing techniques to gain information.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#19 Viewpoints on the Line #56 We Can Work It Out #51 Make Your Own Paper
#40 Then and Now   #52 A Look at Aluminum
#71 Watch on Wetlands #84 The Global Climate   #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
    #57 Democracy in Action
    #72 Air We Breathe
    #95 Did You Notice?
    #96 Improve Your Place
English 8.2   The student will develop and deliver oral presentations in groups and individually.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #11 Can It Be Real? #12 Invasive Species #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #39 Energy Sleuths  
  #50 400-Acre Wood  
  #56 We Can Work It Out  
  #84 The Global Climate #89 Trees for Many Reasons #94 By the Rivers of Babylon #96 Improve Your Place  
English 8.3   The student will analyze, develop, and produce creative or informational media messages.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #37 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle #71 Watch on Wetlands
  #57 Democracy in Action #88 Life on the Edge
  #59 Power of Print  
  #60 Publicize It!  
  #84 The Global Climate #90 Native Ways #92 A Look at Lifestyles  

English 8.4   The student will apply knowledge of word origins, analogies, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development within authentic texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #59 Power of Print #5 Poet-Tree
    #12 Invasive Species #60 Publicize It!
English 8.5   The student will read and analyze a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #59 Power of Print  
  #91 In the Good Old Days  
English 8.6   The student will read, comprehend, and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #11 Can It Be Real? #35 Loving It Too Much
#90 Native Ways #12 Invasive Species #70 Soil Stories
  #26 Dynamic Duos #77 Trees In Trouble
  #33 Forest Consequences  
  #39 Energy Sleuths  
  #50 400-Acre Wood  
  #59 Power of Print  
  #60 Publicize It!  
  #71 Watch on Wetlands #72 Air We Breathe #80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession #84 The Global Climate #89 Trees for Many Reasons #91 In the Good Old Days #93 Paper Civilizations  
English 8.7   The student will write in a variety of forms, including narration, exposition, persuasion, and informational.
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
  #12 Invasive Species #11 Can It Be Real?
  #21 Adopt a Tree #17 People of the Forest
  #23 The Fallen Log #20 Environmental Exchange Box
  #31 Plant a Tree #22 Trees As Habitats
  #38 Every Drop Counts #52 A Look at Aluminum
  #39 Energy Sleuths #44 Water Wonders #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
  #50 400-Acre Wood #90 Native Ways
  #57 Democracy in Action  
  #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #71 Watch on Wetlands #91 In the Good Old Days #96 Improve Your Place  

English 8.8   The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing. 
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
#17 People of the Forest #59 Power of Print #60 Publicize It! #20 Environmental Exchange Box #31 Plant a Tree #54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where…
English 8.9   The student will apply knowledge of appropriate reference materials to produce a research product. 
Teaches Concept Reinforces Concept Connects Concept
    #17 People of the Forest #20 Environmental Exchange Box