CURRICULUM RESOURCES NHPS FIRST GRADE PAGE

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This page is for the use of staff and teachers of science in New Haven Public Schools. It is here to provide a useful central point for information only, and should not be considered as a definitive statement of policies and procedures. For official files and communication please refer to the main New Haven Public Schools page at http://www.nhps.net .

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New Haven Science Standards/Pacing Guide( rev Aug 07) (Word, PDF)

NHPS Science Curriculum Vision/Strategies (Word, PDF)

07-08 Science Curriculum/Pacing
First Grade Overview Curriculum, Word, PDF
** Note, these units are rotated among schools, so the order can change


Unit One of Four Comparing Measuring Overview, Word, PDF
Complete Unit One of Four Comparing Measuring, Word, PDF

STC Comparing and Measuring Kit: OverviewLessons, ConceptualStoryline, Goals, Selected StudentSheets (Student Sheets for Lesson 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16 ), SelfAssessment, KidsDiscoverMeasureTeachersGuide

Unit Two of Four Forces and Motion Overview, Word, PDF
Complete Unit Two of Four Forces and Motion, Word, PDF
Delta Science Module KIT: Forces and Motion Overview, Activity1, References, ReaderTeacherGuide, Reader Glossary


Unit Three of Four Light and Shadows Overview, Word, PDF
Complete Unit Three of Four Light and Shadows, Word, PDF
Delta Science Module KIT: Sunshine and Shadows Overview, , References, ReaderTeacherGuide, Reader Glossary


Unit One of Four Organisms Overview, Word, PDF
Complete Unit One of Four Organisms, Word, PDF

STC Organisms Kit: OverviewLessons, ConceptualStoryline, Goals, Selected StudentSheets (Student Sheets for Lesson 1, 2 , 3 , 4, 5, 6 , 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 ), SelfAssessment, KidsDiscoverOrganismsTeachersGuide

Elem School Grade Level Expectations K-5 (Draft) from CT State, Word, PDF

CMT Science (5th Grade) Overview (Word, PDF)

CMT Open Ended Rubric (Word, PDF)

Other Useful Info

Professional Development(includes materials on experimentation, misconceptions, assessment, writing, achievement gap, curriculum, instruction, questioning, STS, etc.

New Haven Science Fair

CT State Science Standards and Embedded Tasks


Recommended Science Materials K-8, Word, PDF

Useful Science Teaching Info Folder


Assessments (Teacher Use Only)


End of Year Letter and Announcements for K-8 Principals/Teachers



Richard Therrien, K-12 Science Supervisor, New Haven Public Schools
Gateway Center, 3rd floor, 54 Meadow Street, New Haven, CT 06519
203-946-7933, 203-946-8664 (fax)
richard.therrien at new-haven.k12.ct.us