Secret Agent 001



identify and use homophones, synonyms, and antonyms for given words in text

identify imagery, figurative language (e.g., personification, metaphor, simile, hyperbole), refrain, rhythm, and flow when responding to literature

predict information based on title, topic, genre, and prior knowledge

identify explicit information and infer implicit information relating to main idea in nonfiction, fiction, and other literary genres, using details, sequence of events, cause and effect relationships, and problem and solution


vary sentences by structure (declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory), order, and complexity (simple, complex, compound)

expand or reduce sentences by adding or deleting modifiers, phrases, or combining sentences

use appropriate capitalization in written work

recognize the difference between primary and secondary sources

identify and use subjects (simple and compound), pronouns, predicates (simple and compound), modifiers (words and prepositional phrases), adjectives and adverbs and recognize that a word performs different functions according to its position in the sentence

form singular, plural, and possessive nouns

use present, past, future, regular and irregular verb tenses to match intended meaning

edit for punctuation, spelling, fragments, and run-on sentences

recognize the difference in summarizing, paraphrasing, and plagiarizing

use and identify the eight parts of speech (e.g., noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, interjection)

use and recognize correct punctuation, including semicolons, apostrophes, and quotation marks



find multiples and factors

read, write, order and compare place value of decimal fractions

multiply and divide with decimal fractions to include decimal fractions less than one and greater than one

use words, pictures and/or numbers to show that the relationships and rules for multiplication and division of whole numbers also applies to decimal fractions

use words, pictures and/or numbers to show that division of whole numbers can be represented as a fraction (a/b = a ˜ b)

use words, pictures and/or numbers to show the value of a fraction is not changed when both its numerator and denominator are multiplied or divided by the same number because it is the same as multiplying or dividing by one

find equivalent fractions and simplify fractions

model multiplication and division of common fractions

analyze and explain the relationship of the circumference of a circle, its diameter, and pi ( p ÿ 3.14)

analyze, explain and apply estimation strategies in working with quantities, measurement, computation and problem solving

estimate the area of fundamental geometric plane figures

use formulas to find area of polygons, including triangles and parallelograms

find the area of a polygon (regular and irregular) by dividing it into squares, rectangles, and/or triangles and finding the sum of the area of those shapes

compute the circumference of a circle using a formula

estimate the volume of simple geometric solids in cubic units

use variables, such as n or x, for unknown quantities in algebraic expressions

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown

determine that a formula is reliable regardless of the type of number (whole number, decimal or fraction) substituted for the variable

determine and justify the mean, range, mode, and median of a set of data

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

identify and analyze congruent figures and the correspondence of their vertices, sides, and angles

add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators

compute the volume of a cube and a rectangular prism using a formula

express, investigate and represent math relationships in formulas and equations

analyze data presented in a graph




Social Studies

The Underground Railroad Interactive Activity