Secret Agent 0019



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

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

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

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


revise writing to improve fluency, content (descriptive words and phrases), organization and style, to match purposes with audience

provide a sense of closure

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 organizational features of printed text, such as table of contents and bibliography, to locate relevant information, to obtain and organize information and thoughts

recognize the difference between primary and secondary sources

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

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

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

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

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

recognize the difference in summarizing, paraphrasing, and plagiarizing

form singular, plural, and possessive nouns

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



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

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

model percentages on 10 by 10 grids to understand percentage

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

analyze and explain the relationship of the circumference of a circle, its diameter, and pi

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

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

estimate the volume of simple geometric solids in cubic units

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

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

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

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

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

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

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

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

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown



demonstrate examples of physical changes by manipulating common household/classroom items (tearing or cutting paper/aluminum foil) and separating mixtures

investigate common materials to determine if they are insulators or conductors

explain why scientists use classification in the study of living things

compare and contrast animal cells and plant cells

recognize that offspring can resemble parents in inherited traits and learned behavior

identify beneficial microorganisms and explain why they are beneficial

explain the role of technology and human intervention in the control of constructive and destructive processes including seismological studies, flood control, dams, levees, and storm drain management

investigate current and static electricity

identify and explain how surface features are caused by constructive processes such as deposition (deltas, sand dunes), earthquakes, volcanoes and faults

describe and illustrate surface features caused by destructive processes such as erosion (water, rivers, oceans, wind), weathering, impact of organisms, earthquakes and volcanoes

investigate the properties of a substance before, during and after a chemical reaction to find evidence of change

discuss what a gene is and the role genes play in the transfer of traits

demonstrate how animals are sorted into groups (vertebrates, invertebrates) and how vertebrates are further sorted into groups (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals)

demonstrate that the mass of an object is equal to the sum of its parts by manipulating and measuring different objects made of many parts




Social Studies

Underground Railroad