Grade 1: Listening & Learning Domain 11 Anthology "Frontier Explorers"

This Tell It Again! Read-Aloud Anthology for Frontier Explorers contains background information and resources that the teacher will need to implement Domain 11, including an alignment chart for the domain to the Common Core State Standards; an introduction to the domain including necessary background information for teachers, a list of domain components, a core vocabulary list for the domain, and planning aids and resources; 11 lessons including objectives, read-alouds, discussion questions, and extension activities; a Pausing Point; a domain review; a domain assessment; culminating activities; and teacher resources. By the end of this domain, students will be able to:

1. Locate the Appalachian Mountains on a map;
2. Recall basic facts about Daniel Boone;
3. Describe Daniel Boone as a trailblazer;
4. Identify what the Wilderness Road refers to;
5. Locate the Mississippi River on a map;
6. Locate the Rocky Mountains on a map;
7. Explain why Thomas Jefferson wanted to purchase New Orleans;
8. Identify and locate the Louisiana Territory on a map;
9. Explain the significance of the Louisiana Territory and Purchase;
10. Explain the reasons that Lewis and Clark went on their expedition;
11. Explain that there were many, many Native American tribes living in the Louisiana Territory before the Lewis and Clark expedition;
12. Recall basic facts about Lewis and Clark’s encounters with Native Americans;
13. Explain why and how Sacagawea helped Lewis and Clark;
14. Ask and answer questions (e.g., who, what, where, when), orally or in writing, requiring literal recall and understanding of the details and/or facts of a fiction or nonfiction/information read-aloud;
15. Answer questions that require making interpretations, judgments, or giving opinions about what is heard in a nonfiction/informational read-aloud, including answering why questions that require recognizing cause/effect relationships;
16. Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a nonfiction/informational read-aloud;
17. Ask and answer questions about unknown phrases in nonfiction/informational read-alouds and discussions;
18. Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a nonfiction/informational read-aloud;
19. Use illustrations and details in a nonfiction/informational read-aloud to describe its key ideas;
20. Compare and contrast (orally or in writing) similarities and differences within a single nonfiction/informational read-aloud or between two or more nonfiction/informational read-alouds;
21. Listen to and demonstrate understanding of nonfiction/informational read-alouds of appropriate complexity for grades 1–3;
22. Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state and opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure;
23. With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed;
24. Make personal connections (orally or in writing) to events or experiences in a fiction or nonfiction/informational read-aloud, and/or make connections among several read-alouds;
25. With assistance, categorize and organize facts and information within a given domain to answer questions;
26. Use agreed-upon rules for group discussion (e.g., look at and listen to the speaker, raise hand to speak, take turns, say “excuse me” or “please,” etc.);
27. Carry on and participate in a conversation over at least six turns, staying on topic, initiating comments or responding to a partner’s comments, with either an adult or another child of the same age;
28. Ask questions to clarify information about the topic in a fiction or nonfiction/informational read-aloud;
29. Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly;
30. Add drawings or other visual displays to oral or written descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings;
31. Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation;
32. Provide examples of common synonyms and antonyms;
33. Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy);
34. Learn the meaning of common sayings and phrases;
35. Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationship (e.g., because);
36. Prior to listening to an informational read-aloud, identify orally what students know about a given topic;
37. Share writing with others;
38. Identify new meanings for the words pass and letter and apply them accurately;
39. Identify declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences orally in response to prompts; and
40. Evaluate and select read-alouds on the basis of personal choice for rereading.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RI.1.3 Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
RI.1.4 Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

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