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Integrated Thematic Units

Developed by classroom teachers in PVUSD,
under the auspices of the PVUSD GATE Services Office

The files below include the entire ITU Unit Plan, including a “tic-tac-toe” Extension Menu and matching assessments for the Extension Menu activities. They also include a “Thematic Matrix” for the unit, and the student “Target Page.”

There are several supporting documents available:

Teachers are granted permission to use these ITUs for their own classroom use, including editing and changing them. We ask that you retain “PVUSD GATE” in the footer of each page, or provide similar attribution to their original authorship and source. Likewise, if you choose to re-post them on another website, please include a similar statement of original authorship and a link back to this page. Reprinting or publishing in any manner for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden without prior written permission from the PVUSD GATE Services Office.

See all the California State Content Standards.

 

Thematic Unit

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Grade 4 Integrated Thematic Units:

1

  Journeys

2

  American Stories

3

  That's Amazing!

4

  Problem Solvers

5

  Heroes

6

  Nature: Friend or Foe

Grade 5 Integrated Thematic Units:

1

  Nature's Fury

2

  Give It All You've Got!

3

  Voices of the Revolution

4

  Person to Person

5

  One Land, Many Trails

6

  Animal Encounters

Grade 6 Integrated Thematic Units:

1

  Courage

2

  What Really Happened?

3

  Growing Up

4

  Discovering Ancient Cultures

5

  Doers and Dreamers

6

  New Frontiers: Oceans and Space