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Reading

apply knowledge of the concept that theme refers to the message about life and the world that the author wants us to understand whether implied or stated

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

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

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

use prefixes, root words, and suffixes to identify words in text

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

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

Writing

form singular, plural, and possessive nouns

use appropriate capitalization in written work

exclude extraneous details and inconsistencies

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Math

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

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)

find equivalent fractions and simplify fractions

model multiplication and division of common fractions

convert and use improper and proper fractions and decimal fractions interchangeably

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

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

compute the circumference of a circle using a formula

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

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

estimate the volume of simple geometric solids in cubic units

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

express, investigate and represent math relationships in formulas and equations

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

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

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

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

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

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown

Science

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

Classification!!!!

Social Studies

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

Underground Railroad