• 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

    • Writes legibly

    Creative Writing

    • Writes a multi-paragraph essay

    Math

    • Compare and order numbers
      • Integers
      • Fractions
      • Decimals (to the thousandths place)
    • Convert percents, decimals, and fractions
    • Divide numbers by 2 digit numbers and express remainders as a fraction
    • Use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to complete number patterns
    • Solves real world problems using one or more of the following:
      • Addition
      • Subtraction
      • Multiplication
      • Division
    • Write and solve one step equations for real world situations using +, -, x, /
    • Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals through the thousandths place
    • Know rational #’s must be able to be written as a fraction
    • Order positive and negative fractions and decimals to see which is larger/smaller
    • Solve real world problems using area and perimeter
    • Classify angles and triangles by features
    • Convert within the metric system using prefixes for
      • Length
      • Mass
      • Volume
    • Flips
    • Turns
    • Slides
    • List possible results of an experiment with 2 events that happen together, but are not related
    • Ratio
    • Identify/Plot points on a coordinate system divided into 4 areas
    • Estimate to check the reasonability of answers

    Science

    • Understand the scientific process
    • Understand concepts and properties of:
      • Matter
      • Life Science
      • Earth Processes

    Social Studies

    • Understand basic systems of
      • Government
      • USA
      • Others
      • Economics
    • Be able to use maps
    • Locate various world civilizations
    • Describe processes that divide and unite people
    • Understand origins, accomplishments, and beliefs of early civilizations

    Behaviors

    • Have age appropriate listening skills
    • Have a well developed sense of responsibility for
      • Behavior
      • Personal items
      • School tasks
    • Have respect for:
      • Self
      • Peers
      • All authority figures

    Routines and Expectations

    • Arrives on time, with all materials and a willingness to cooperate
    • Care for and value school property