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Science

Introduction

This class one syllabus book of science makes study of science interesting by presenting information in different styles. Some of the writing styles used in this book are:

  1. Essay
  2. Narration
  3. story

 

Each chapter ends with an interesting project to make learning practical and meaningful for children. The science topics covered in this book are: zoology, botany, nutrition, materials, physical sciences, energy, acoustics, astronomy, earth sciences and technology.

 

Butterfly science syllabus book for grade one promotes scientific thinking by helping children practice the core science skills at every step. Some of the scientific skills included in this book are:

 

  1. Comparing
  2. Observing
  3. Evaluating
  4. Investigating cause and effect
  5. Using tools

 

Diagrams, graphics and age appropriate language of this book make science relevant and interesting

Content of the Book

Common Core Standards

Class 1 (Science)

Students should be able to:

S.No.TargetsChapters
1.Reading: Literature

Key Ideas and Details

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

 

How Things Work?

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.2
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
 

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2.Craft and Structure

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.5
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.6
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
 

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3.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.7
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.9
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
 

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4.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.10
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

 

 

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5.

Reading: Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.3
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
    

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6.

Craft and Structure:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.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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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.6
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
 

 

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7.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.7
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.8
Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
 

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8.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.10
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

 

 

 

 

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9.Reading: Writing

Text Types and Purposes:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.1
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.2
Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
 

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10.

Production and Distribution of Writing:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.5
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.

 

 

 

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11.Research to Build and Present Knowledge:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.8
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

 

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12.Reading: Speaking & Listening

Comprehension and Collaboration:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.A
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.B
Build on others’ talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1.C
Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.2
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.3
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
 

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13.

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.4
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.

 

 

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.5
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
 

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