This excel document is ready to use for your planning. The documents' cells come pre filled as an example of use and any cell can be replaced to fit your needs. Pages for Language Arts, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies are provided. Maps have calendar month, first day of the week, number of days in the week, unit, and lesson columns.
Language Arts Reading Map:
Includes columns for comprehension and vocabulary focuses. Comprehension is broken down into skill and strategy that will be taught each week. Vocabulary sections include strategy and Greek/Latin root focus columns (note Greek/Latin root can be substituted for other content if needed). Final column is space for common core standards.
Language Arts Writing Map:
Includes section for language components and writing type. Language components have a section for decoding, spelling, and grammar. Writing type has a column for labeling weeks specific writing type and description of writing task to be completed. Example is filled out in download.
This map changes a little from the literacy maps. It is broken down to each week being listed so unit individual concepts can be planned out. Template is already filled out with example using planned for a 5th grade year including pretests, quizzes, post tests and benchmark.
Science/Social Studies Map:
Intended for rotation use between science and social studies units. Template is filled out with a possible use.
Extra sheets included:
Small Group Planner