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## SCIENCE

Soil and Its Importance

Structures of Organisms

The Sun

Inherited Traits

The Day and Night Cycle

Life Cycles of Plants and Animals

Reading Measuring Devices

Behaviors and Structures of Animals

Push and Pull Forces

The Order of the Planets

## SOCIAL STUDIES

Local, State and National Government Officials

Civic Responsibility

Directions on a Map

Learning Some Things about Other States

Ways of Earning, Spending, Saving, Donating

Identify People Who were Inventors or Started New Businesses

Timelines (Years, Decades, Centuries)

Meeting Community Needs, Past, Present and Future

Non-Profits and Civic Organizations

Government Employees including First Responders and Educators

## ELAR

Determine the meaning of general academic vocabulary in informational text.

**3.1.8.2**Use informational text features to understand information relevant to a given topic.

**3.1.5.2**Identify the central idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

**3.1.4.2**Use vocabulary for effect/frequently used adjectives.

**3.3.2.1/3.2.1.3**Identify an author's argument and support with details from the text.

**3.1.7.1**Determine the meaning of domain-specific vocabulary.

**3.1.8.2**Demonstrate understanding of literal language in a text referring explicitly to the texts as the basis.

**3.1.4.1**Use correct punctuation.

**3.2.1.1**Identify an author's argument and support with details from the text.

**3.1.7.1**Create written content that communicates knowledge and ideas including descriptive details.

**3.3.3.1**

## MATH

Read, write and represent whole numbers up to 100,000. Representations may include number lines.

**3.1.1.1**Read and write fractions with words and symbols.

**3.1.3.1**Recognize that fractions can be used to represent parts of a set.

**3.1.3.1**Find the perimeter of a polygon by adding the lengths of the sides.

**3.3.2.2**Order and compare unit fractions and fractions with like denominators.

**3.1.3.3**Make change up to one dollar in several different ways, including with as few coins as possible.

**3.3.3.3**Tell time to the minute using analog clock, determine elapsed time to the minute.

**3.3.3.1**Apply single-operation input-output rules involving addition, subtraction and \multiplication to solve problems.

**3.2.1.1**Represent multiplication facts by using arrays.

**3.1.2.3**Understand how to interpret number sentences involving multiplication and division unknowns.

**3.2.2.1**

## ELAR

Determine the meaning of general academic vocabulary in informational text.

**3.1.8.2**Use informational text features to understand information relevant to a given topic.

**3.1.5.2**Identify the central idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

**3.1.4.2**Use vocabulary for effect/frequently used adjectives.

**3.3.2.1/3.2.1.3**Identify an author's argument and support with details from the text.

**3.1.7.1**Determine the meaning of domain-specific vocabulary.

**3.1.8.2**Demonstrate understanding of literal language in a text referring explicitly to the texts as the basis.

**3.1.4.1**Use correct punctuation.

**3.2.1.1**Identify an author's argument and support with details from the text.

**3.1.7.1**Create written content that communicates knowledge and ideas including descriptive details.

**3.3.3.1**

## MATH

Read, write and represent whole numbers up to 100,000. Representations may include number lines.

**3.1.1.1**Read and write fractions with words and symbols.

**3.1.3.1**Recognize that fractions can be used to represent parts of a set.

**3.1.3.1**Find the perimeter of a polygon by adding the lengths of the sides.

**3.3.2.2**Order and compare unit fractions and fractions with like denominators.

**3.1.3.3**Make change up to one dollar in several different ways, including with as few coins as possible.

**3.3.3.3**Tell time to the minute using analog clock, determine elapsed time to the minute.

**3.3.3.1**Apply single-operation input-output rules involving addition, subtraction and \multiplication to solve problems.

**3.2.1.1**Represent multiplication facts by using arrays.

**3.1.2.3**Understand how to interpret number sentences involving multiplication and division unknowns.

**3.2.2.1**

## SCIENCE

Soil and Its Importance

Structures of Organisms

The Sun

Inherited Traits

The Day and Night Cycle

Life Cycles of Plants and Animals

Reading Measuring Devices

Behaviors and Structures of Animals

Push and Pull Forces

The Order of the Planets

## SOCIAL STUDIES

Local, State and National Government Officials

Civic Responsibility

Directions on a Map

Learning Some Things about Other States

Ways of Earning, Spending, Saving, Donating

Identify People Who were Inventors or Started New Businesses

Timelines (Years, Decades, Centuries)

Meeting Community Needs, Past, Present and Future

Non-Profits and Civic Organizations

Government Employees including First Responders and Educators

## ELAR

Determine the meaning of general academic vocabulary in informational text.

**3.1.8.2**Use informational text features to understand information relevant to a given topic.

**3.1.5.2**Identify the central idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

**3.1.4.2**Use vocabulary for effect/frequently used adjectives.

**3.3.2.1/3.2.1.3**Identify an author's argument and support with details from the text.

**3.1.7.1**Determine the meaning of domain-specific vocabulary.

**3.1.8.2**Demonstrate understanding of literal language in a text referring explicitly to the texts as the basis.

**3.1.4.1**Use correct punctuation.

**3.2.1.1**Identify an author's argument and support with details from the text.

**3.1.7.1**Create written content that communicates knowledge and ideas including descriptive details.

**3.3.3.1**

## MATH

Read, write and represent whole numbers up to 100,000. Representations may include number lines.

**3.1.1.1**Read and write fractions with words and symbols.

**3.1.3.1**Recognize that fractions can be used to represent parts of a set.

**3.1.3.1**Find the perimeter of a polygon by adding the lengths of the sides.

**3.3.2.2**Order and compare unit fractions and fractions with like denominators.

**3.1.3.3**Make change up to one dollar in several different ways, including with as few coins as possible.

**3.3.3.3**Tell time to the minute using analog clock, determine elapsed time to the minute.

**3.3.3.1**Apply single-operation input-output rules involving addition, subtraction and \multiplication to solve problems.

**3.2.1.1**Represent multiplication facts by using arrays.

**3.1.2.3**Understand how to interpret number sentences involving multiplication and division unknowns.

**3.2.2.1**

## SCIENCE

Soil and Its Importance

Structures of Organisms

The Sun

Inherited Traits

The Day and Night Cycle

Life Cycles of Plants and Animals

Reading Measuring Devices

Behaviors and Structures of Animals

Push and Pull Forces

The Order of the Planets

## SOCIAL STUDIES

Local, State and National Government Officials

Civic Responsibility

Directions on a Map

Learning Some Things about Other States

Ways of Earning, Spending, Saving, Donating

Identify People Who were Inventors or Started New Businesses

Timelines (Years, Decades, Centuries)

Meeting Community Needs, Past, Present and Future

Non-Profits and Civic Organizations

Government Employees including First Responders and Educators

## SCIENCE

Differentiate between Conductors and Insulators

Properties of Soil

Effect of Forces

Weather Symbols

States of Matter

Boiling Point and Freezing Point

Forms of Energy

The Water Cycle

Alternative Energy

Properties of Matter (Solid, Liquid, Gas)

## SOCIAL STUDIES

The Underground Railroad

Great Depression, Dust Bowl, World War II

Geographic Regions of the US

U.S. Presidents

Legends, Grids, Scales, Compass Roses on Maps

Early Explorers of the Americas

Different Landforms

The American Revolution

The Seven Continents

Civil War and Reconstruction

## ELAR

Apply spelling patterns and rules to spell words.

**4.2.1.2**Explain events, concepts, or steps in a procedure, including what happened and why based on details.

**4.1.4.4**Describe the informational text structure including sequence and chronology of events.

**4.1.5.2**Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

**4.1.1.1**Compare and contrast personal perspectives and identities to those of a character in a literary text.

**4.2.2.2**Write to create, developing literary elements, with detail in a variety of literary forms (poetry).

**4.2.6.1**Draft multiple pieces of writing; self-select which of them to revise, edit.

**4.2.3.1**Explain how an author uses reasoning and evidence to support an argument.

**4.1.7.1**Demonstrate subject-verb agreement.

**4.2.1.3**Write to explain using a variety of text structures including a conclusion.

**4.2.4.2**

## MATH

Measure angles with a protractor.

**4.3.2.1**Use Venn diagrams to display data sets.

**4.4.1.1**Use fraction models to add and subtract fractions with denominators.

**4.3.2.1**Represent equivalent fractions using fraction models such as fraction strips.

**4.1.2.1**Use strategies based on knowledge of place value.

**4.1.1.6**Compare angles according to size. Classify angles acute, right and obtuse.

**4.3.2.2**Solve multi-step real-world problems requiring the use of addition, subtraction and multiplication.

**4.1.1.5**Use tables, bar graphs, etc. to display data sets.

**4.4.1.1**Find the areas of geometric figures.

**4.3.2.4**Read and write tenths and hundredths in decimal and fraction notations.

**4.1.2.6**

## SCIENCE

Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic Rocks

Safety in the Lab

Metals, non-Metals, Metalloids

Weather, Eco-systems, Light Years

Tectonic Plates

Moon Phases

Seasons and Days: Earth:Sun Positions

Layers of the Earth

Watersheds

Hurricane Formations

## SOCIAL STUDIES

Reconstruction

Discovery and Colonization of New World

The Original 13 Colonies

Constitutional Convention

Alienable Rights

Manifest Destiny/Louisiana Purchase

War of 1812

Mexican-American War

Emancipation of Slaves

Civil War

## ELAR

Consistently write and edit work for correct punctuation.

**8.2.1.1**Cite textual evidence that most strongly supports inferences drawn from the text (metaphors/personification).

**8.1.4.1**Apply advanced literary techniques to develop mood and tone in various literary forms; poetry.

**8.2.6.1**Read and comprehend independently (affixes).

**8.R2**Determine multiple themes or central ideas of a single text.

**8.1.4.2**Consistently write and edit work for correct spelling, grammar.

**8.2.1.1**Advanced literary techniques and tone in various literary forms.

**8.2.6.1**Read and comprehend independently (affixes).

**8.R2**Write to argue, clarifying the relationship among claims and evidence.

**8.2.4.1**Analyze the interactions or dialogue between complex characters to reveal aspects of a character.

**8.1.4.3**

## MATH

Identify graphical properties of linear functions including slopes.

**8.2.2.2**Use linear inequalities to represent relationships in various contexts.

**8.2.4.4**Use the relationship between square roots and squares of a number to solve problems.

**8.2.4.9**Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems involving right triangles.

**8.3.1.1**Apply the properties of positive integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions.

**8.1.1.4**Express approximations of very large numbers using scientific notation.

**8.1.1.5**Analyze polygons on a coordinate system by determining the slopes of their sides.

**8.3.2.2**Solve systems of linear equations in two variables numerically.

**8.2.4.7**Determine rational approximations for solutions to problems involving real numbers.

**8.1.1.3**Compare real numbers.

**8.1.1.2**

## SCIENCE

Microhabitats

Food Chains and Pyramids

Chemical/Physical Changes Digestive System

Human Body Systems

Dichotomous Key

Genetics

Severe Weather and its Effects

Elements of the Periodic Table

Elements and Compounds

The Heart

## SOCIAL STUDIES

Famous American People

US Highways

Amendments of the Constitution

Nations of the World

Industries of the 13 Colonies

Abolitionists

Major Cities of the United States

The Mexican-American War

The Industrial and Transportation Revolutions

George Washington

## ELAR

Use a variety of print and digital sources, quoting and paraphrasing.

**7.2.8.1**Apply knowledge of word study in spelling.

**7.2.1.2**Access and evaluate information from a variety of sources.

**7.1.9.1**Comparing and contrasting narrative elements in various literary forms.

**7.2.5.2**Apply structural elements characteristic of the literary genre.

**7.2.6.2**Analyze the interactions between characters, settings, events or ideas in literary text.

**7.1.4.3**Analyze the impact of specific word choices on tone.

**7.1.8.2**Determine the argument and specific claims in a text assessing whether the evidence is sufficient to support claims.

**7.1.7.1**Determine the meaning of words as they are used in a literary text.

**7.1.8.1**Evaluate perspective, credibility, relevancy, and sufficiency of sources related to task and purpose.

**7.1.9.2**

## MATH

Add, subtract, multiply and divide positive rational numbers that are integers.

**7.1.2.1**Solve equations resulting from proportional relationships in various contexts.

**7.2.4.2**Use proportional reasoning to draw conclusions about outcomes based on probabilities.

**7.4.3.3**Solve multi-step problems involving proportional relationships in numerous contexts.

**7.2.2.2**Calculate the circumference and area of circles.

**7.3.1.1**Use proportions and ratios to solve problems involving scale drawings.

**7.3.2.3**Use properties of algebra to generate equivalent algebraic expressions containing rational numbers.

**7.2.3.1**Compare positive and negative rational numbers.

**7.1.1.4**Represent relationships in various contexts with equations involving variables.

**7.2.4.1**Determine mean, median and range for quantitative data and from data represented in a display.

**7.4.1.1**

## SCIENCE

Energy Sources

Ecosystems

Simple Machines

Types of Energy

Acceleration and Velocity

Sedimentary Rock/Fossil Fuels

Mixtures and Solutions

Terrariums/Aquariums

Carbon Dioxide Oxygen Cycle

Ecosystems 2

## SOCIAL STUDIES

Boston Tea Party

Branches of Government

Lewis and Clark

Free Enterprise System

Bill of Rights

American Symbols and Landmarks

State Capitals

Voting Rights of Women and African Americans

American Inventors

Industries of Colonial America

## ELAR

Evaluate sources based on validity related to task and purposes.

**5.1.9.2**Demonstrate understanding of word relationships in word meanings.

**5.1.8.1**Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account.

**5.1.6.1**Interpret words in domain-specific vocabulary.

**5.1.8.2**Know and apply grade-level word analysis skills in decoding words.

**5.1.1.1**Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is developed/Describe when conflict, resolution are introduced.

**5.1.4.2/5.1.4.3**Interpret phrases in academic, technical, and domain-specific vocabulary.

**5.1.8.2**Write to create, using basic literary techniques including figurative language.

**5.2.6.1**Use pronouns (as well as conjunctions, prepositions)* in sentences building on skills from previous years.

**5.2.1.3***not mentioned in standardUse verbs in sentences building on skills from previous years.

**5.2.1.3**

## MATH

Round numbers to the nearest 0.1, 0.01 and 0.001.

**5.1.2.5**Consider the context in which a problem is situated to select the most useful form of the quotient for the solution.

**5.1.1.2**Represent ordered pairs of positive integers and graph these ordered pairs on a coordinate system.

**5.2.1.2**Describe three-dimensional figures including prisms by the number of edges, faces or vertices.

**5.3.1.1**Recognize a net for a three-dimensional figure.

**5.3.1.2**Solve real-world problems requiring addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of multi-digit numbers.

**5.1.1.4**Analyze line graphs.

**5.4.1.2**Solve real-world problems requiring addition and subtraction of decimals.

**5.1.3.4**Divide multi-digit numbers and recognize that quotients can be represented as a whole number with a remainder.

**5.1.1.1**Recognize equivalent decimals, fractions, mixed numbers and improper fractions in various contexts.

**5.1.2.4**

## SCIENCE

Food Webs

Density, Mass, Volume

Potential and Kinetic Energy

Density, Mass and Volume 2

What Makes Life Sustainable on Earth

Calculating Average Speed

Classifications of Organisms

Light Reflection and Refraction

Graphs and Coordinates

Types of Energy

## SOCIAL STUDIES

World and U.S. Longitude and Latitude

Defining Culture

The Effects of Physical Processes (Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Erosion, Ocean Currents)

Economic Indicators of 12 Countries

Governments with Rule by One, Few or Many

Major Landforms

Civic Responsibility and Participation

Locations of Major Countries in Major Regions

Ancient Chinese Inventions and Innovations

Bodies of Water in North America

## ELAR

Use precise, domain-specific vocabulary.

**6.2.5.1a**Distinguish between stated and inferred central ideas.

**6.1.4.2**Analyze overall structure, including narrative point of view.

**6.1.5.1**Analyze how a particular text's plot unfolds.

**6.1.4.3**Analyze the impact of a specific word choice (word choice analysis including vocabulary).

**6.1.8.1**Analyze overall structure including, but not limited to, cause/effect and comparison/contrast.

**6.1.5.2**Know and apply grade-level word analysis skills in decoding words.

**6.1.1.1**Understanding of grade-level text using context clues.

**6.1.2.1**Distinguish between relevant and irrelevant evidence to evaluate an author's argument.

**6.1.7.1**Use sensory detail to support development of literary elements, and use structure appropriate to chosen style in poetry.

**6.2.6.2**

## MATH

Express a whole number as a product of prime factors with exponents.

**6.1.1.5**Solve problems in various contexts involving conversion of weights, capacities within measurement systems.

**6.3.3.1**Calculate experimental probabilities from experiments.

**6.4.1.4**Plot pairs of positive rational numbers on a coordinate grid.

**6.1.1.1**Use reasoning about multiplication and division to solve ratio problems.

**6.1.2.4**Solve real-world problems requiring arithmetic with decimals.

**6.1.3.4**Determine greatest common factors and least common multiples.

**6.1.1.6**Calculate the surface area and volume of prisms.

**6.3.1.1**Determine the rate for ratios of quantities with different units.

**6.1.2.3**Calculate the percent of a number and determine what percent one number is of another number.

**6.1.3.3**

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