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Math

analyze the effect on the product when a number is multiplied by 10, 100, 1000, 0.1, and 0.01

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

explain the process of multiplication and division, including situations in which the multiplier and the divisor are both whole numbers and decimal fractions

http://www.eharcourtschool.com/ma/math04/se/media/activities/mathmodels/gr5ch11_3.html

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

model multiplication and division of common fractions

http://www.eharcourtschool.com/ma/math04/se/media/activities/elab/gr5/6.html

convert and use improper and proper fractions and decimal fractions interchangeably

model percentages on 10 by 10 grids to understand percentage

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

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

estimate the area of fundamental geometric plane figures

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

use milliliters, liters, fluid ounces, cups, pints, quarts and gallons to measure capacity

derive and apply the formula for the volume of a cube and a rectangular prism using manipulatives

estimate the volume of simple geometric solids in cubic units

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

compare and contrast multiple graphic representations (such as bar, circle, and line graphs) for a single set of data and analyze the advantages and disadvantages of each

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown

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

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

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

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

compare one unit to another within a single system of capacity measurement

express, investigate and represent math relationships in formulas and equations

analyze data presented in a graph

**Reading**

identify and analyze main ideas, supporting ideas, and supporting details

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

distinguish between statements of fact and statements of opinion

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

determine meaning of unknown words and multiple meaning words through context clues and use of a thesaurus

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

make and defend judgments and inferences and draw conclusions about setting, characters, and events using convincing evidence from the text

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

identify organizational patterns of compare and contrast, argument and support, chronological order, logical order, cause and effect, and classification

classify, categorize, and analyze words into groups with common characteristics

read for a variety of purposes, including to answer literal, inferential, or evaluative questions using evidence from literary or informational text

**Language Arts**

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

spell high frequency words in writing

select a focus, an organizational structure, and a point of view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience, length, and format requirements

lift the level of language using appropriate strategies including word choice (

exclude extraneous details and inconsistencies

acknowledge and use appropriate resources to gather information from reference works (e.g., books, periodicals, electronic information, dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedia, atlases, almanacs, magazines, and newspapers)

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

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

use appropriate forms of positive, comparative, and superlative adjectives and adverbs

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

provide a sense of closure

recognize the difference in summarizing, paraphrasing, and plagiarizing

form singular, plural, and possessive nouns

**Science**

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/bug/level1/interactive.htm

Classification!!!!

**Social Studies**

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/underground_railroad/plantation.htm

The Underground Railroad