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From Woolridge Elementary School, Chesterfield County, Virginia

The following design briefs have been posted as a courtesy to teachers at Woolridge Elementary School in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Virginia SOL refers to specific Virginia Standards of Learning published by the Virginia Department of Education.

Kindergarten

  • Let's Go to the Store, by Sue Cooper, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: 
    Oral language K.1, K.2, K.3  •  Economics K.6, K.7  •  Measurement K.8, K.11 • Visual Communication and Production K.1, K.7
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar Timeline, by Sue Cooper, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral Language K.1, K.2, K.3  •  Reading K.8 (b,c)  •  Science K.6 (b), K.8 (c), K.9 (a,b) •Measurement K.8  •  Visual Communication and Production K.4, K.5, K.9
  • Lion or Lamb, by Cathy Garrison, Woolridge Elementary School  
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Science K.8a Investigate and understand weather observations • Oral Language K.2 Use listening and speaking vocabularies, K.3 Build oral communication skills •  Writing K.10 Print first and last names • Civics K.8 Being a good citizen
  • Forest Friends, by Cathy Garrison, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Science K.6 Understand the life processes of animals, K.8c Understand animal growth, K.10, Oral Language K.2 Use listening and speaking vocabularies, Oral Language K.3 Build oral communication skills, Writing K.10 Print first and last names, Civics K.8 Being a good citizen
  • Happy Birthday, Mr. President, by Cathy Garrison, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL:History K.1b Identify people and events honored by holidays • Oral Language K.2 Use listening and speaking vocabularies • Writing K.10 Print first and last names, Writing K.11 Write to communicate ideas • Civics K.9 Recognize that the president is the leader of the United States
  • Build a Bug, by Cathy Garrison, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Science  K.1 conduct investigations, K.4 understand that physical properties of an object can be described, K.6 understand life processes of animals, K.9 understand that change occurs over time and rates may be fast or slow, K.10 understand that materials can be reused, recycled, and conserved • Oral Language K.1, K.2, K.3 • Reading K.5 understand how print is organized and read, K.6 understand that print makes sense, K.8 demonstrate comprehension of fiction and nonfiction • Writing K.10 write first and last names, K.11 write to communicate ideas  • Civics K.8 demonstrate being a good citizen

1st Grade

  • Jenny's Journey, by Robin Fisher, Woolridge Elementary School
    Based on the book Jenny’s Journey by Sheila W. Samton

    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: 
    Oral Language 1.1, 1.2, 1.3; Civics 1.1

     


2nd Grade

  • Bats, by Jennifer Cousins, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral language 2,1. 2.2, 2.3 • Reading 2.8 • Science 2.5
  • Spiders, by Jennifer Cousins, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral language 2,1. 2.2, 2.3 • Reading 2.8 • Science 2.5
  • Blast Off!, by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Based on the book The Night of The Stars by Douglas Gutierrez
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Science 2.1 • OralLanguage2.1, 2.2, 2.3 • Reading 2.8 
  • Butterfly Design Challenge, by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL:Oral Language 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 • Science 2.4a, 2.5 • Math 2.12
  • Frogs, Frogs Everywhere! by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Science 2.4, Oral Language 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 • Writing 2.12
  • We're Going Buggy!! by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral Language 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 • Science 1.5, 2.1, 2.5, 2.7
  • Pyramids or Walls?!? by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral Language 2.1, 2.2, 2.3  •  History 2.4
  • Symmetrical Creatures, by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: English 2.1, 2.2  •  Math 2.21
  • Inch by Inch, by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: English 2.1, 2.2  •  Math 2.12
  • Spacy Postcards, by by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Based on the book Postcards from Pluto by Loreen Leedy
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL:
    Oral Language 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.7, 2.8, 2.11, 2.12 • Science 1.6, 2.1 • Math 2.12

3rd Grade

  • Ancient Times!! by Linda Merson & Linda Encinas, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral Language 3.1, 3.2 • Reading 3.6 • Math 3.13 • Social Studies 3.1, 3.4, 3.8  
  • Classic Columns!! by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Oral Language 3.1, 3.2 • Reading 3.6 • Math 3.14 • Social Studies 3.1
  • Economics Review, by Linda Merson & Linda Encinas, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: History 3.7, 3.8  •  English 3.1, 3.2  •  Math 2.12
  • Geometrical George! by Linda Merson & Linda Encinas
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Math 3.14, 3.15, 3.16  •  English 3.1, 3.2  •  Reading 3.4
  • Perfect Pet!! by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Based on the story The Perfect Pet by Margie Palatini
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: English 3.1, 3.2, 3.3  •  Math 3.14  
  • Perimeter Playground, by Linda Merson & Linda Encinas 
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Math 3.9 and 3.10 • Science 3.2 • English 3.1, 3.2
  • Place Value Creations!! by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Mathematics 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 • English 3.1, 3.2, 3.3  
  • Roman Money!! by Elizabeth Kirk, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL:English 3.1, 3.2  •  Math 3.13  • Social Studies 3.1, 3.8  

4th Grade

  • Four Seasons of Indian Survival, by 4th Grade Teacher, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: Virginia Studies 4.2d  •   Oral Language 4.1, 4.2

5th Grade

  • Chinese Architecture, by Barbara Schaedel, Woolridge Elementary School
    Design Brief
    Virginia SOL: WS 6B  •   Oral Language 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
     


 
 
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