• Reading

    Basic Signal Words

    • Who
    • Where
    • What
    • When
    • Why
    • How

    Story Elements

    • Character
    • Setting
    • Problem
    • Conflict
    • Plot
    • Theme
    • Climax
    • Solution
    • Resolution

    Text Types

    • Technical
    • Narrative
    • Expository
    • Persuasive

    Word Meaning

    • Context Clues

    Word Structure

    • Root Words
    • Prefixes
    • Suffixes

    Figurative Language

    • Similes
    • Metaphors
    • Analogies
    • Hyperbole
    • Onomatopoeia
    • Personification
    • Idioms

    Text Features

    • Title
    • Headings
    • Subheadings
    • Topic
    • Summary Sentences
    • Graphs
    • Charts
    • Maps
    • Table of Contents
    • Pictures/Illustrations
    • Boldface Type
    • Italics
    • Glossary
    • Index
    • Captions
    • Sidebars
    • Underlining
    • Numbered or Bulleted Lists

    Text Structures

    • Inferences
    • Drawing Conclusions
    • Sequence
    • Problem Solution
    • Compare/Contrast
    • Description
    • Cause/Effect
    • Fact/Opinion
    • Topic
    • Main idea
    • Supporting Details
    • Summarizing
    • Paraphrasing
    • Retelling
    • Author’s Purpose
    • Author’s Position

    Spelling

    • Spell age appropriate words
      • Prefixes
      • Suffixes
      • Root Words
      • Other Endings
      • Word Origins

    Language

    • Determines the meaning of figurative language
    • Use and Understand the eight parts of speech

    Handwriting

    • Write to effectively convey an idea for a variety of audiences and purposes
      • Narrative
      • Expository
      • Technical
      • Persuasive
    • 6 Traits of Writing

    Creative Writing

    • Writes a multi-paragraph essay

    Math

    August

    • Place Value through 1,000,000
    • Place Value with decimals (to thousandths)
    • Equivalent Decimals

    September

    • Estimating Sums/Differences
    • Addition/Subtraction with whole numbers
    • Rounding Decimals
    • Estimating sums/differences with decimals
    • Addition/Subtraction with decimals
    • Sebtracting across zeros
    • Estimate or find exact answer
    • Expressions and variables
    • Addition properties

    October

    • Write/Evaluate expressions
    • Order of Operations
    • Functions
    • Write an equation
    • Multiplication Properties
    • Money

    November

    • Estimate patterns/multiples
    • Multiplication by 2 digits
    • Multiply decimals/while numbers
    • Patterns in decimals (factors and products)
    • Place the decimal
    • Zeros in the product
    • Estimate quotients
    • Divisibility rules
    • Divide 3 digit dividends by 1 digit divisor
    • Zero in division
    • Interpret the remainder

    December

    • Estimates quotients
    • Divide by 2 digit divisors
    • Multiples
      • Least Common Multiple
      • Greatest Common Factor
    • Identify Relationships
    • Relate decimals to fractions
    • Equivalent Fractions
    • Understand mixed numbers
    • Collect and organize data
    • Mean
    • Median
    • Mode
    • Range
    • Make/analyze graph
    • Scale
    • Ordered Pairs
    • Line Graphs
    • Choose appropriate graphs
    • Estimation patterns/multiples

    January

    • Lines/Angles
    • Angles, Polygons
    • Circles
    • Symmetric figures
    • Triangles
    • Quadrilaterals
    • Solid Figures
      • Faces
      • Edges
      • Vertices
    • Solid figures from different views

    February

    • Estimation/Customary
    • Customary length (to 1/8”)
    • Metric Length (to nearest cm)
    • Change linear units (customary only)
    • Customary capacity
    • And weight
    • Metric capacity, weight, and mass (grams)
    • Time
    • Perimeter
    • Area if squares/rectangles

    March

    • State Test

    April

    • Exponents
    • Addition/Subtraction Fractions
    • (Representations)
    • Mixed Numbers
    • Multiply Fractions
    • Divide Fractions

    May

    • Ratios
    • Percent
    • Probability
    • Transformations

    Science

    • Matter
      • Solids
      • Liquids
      • Gases
      • Plasma
    • Graphs and Measures effects of temperatures on matter
    • Simple Machines
    • Potential and Kinetic Energy
    • Light, Light Rays, Color
    • Ecosystems and Environment
    • Food Webs
      • Producers-Consumers-Decomposers
    • Compare/Contrast characteristics of:
      • Stars
      • Planets
      • Moons
      • Comets
      • Asteroids
    • Spatial Relationships of:
      • Earth
      • Moon
      • Plants
      • Sun
    • Past and Present methods to explore space

    Social Studies

    • Use of Atlas and Maps
    • Overview of Native Americans
      • Homes
      • Food
      • Lifestyles
    • Explorers
      • Motives for exploration
    • Colonization
      • Relationship between England and Colonial America
      • Timelines
    • Knowledge of:
      • Constitution
      • Preamble
      • Declaration of Independence
      • Bill of Rights
      • Knowledge of founding fathers and their contributions
    • Civics and Government
      • 3 branches of Federal Government and their functions
      • State Government
    • Economics
      • Factors of supply and demand

    Behaviors

    Young adults who are:
    Productive
    Educated
    Responsible
    Respectful

    Routines and Expectations

    • Be respectful of all adults, peers, and property
    • Basic Manners
    • Be in the breakfast room by 7:20
    • Walk in hallway single file, no voices, hands to self.