Secret Agent 0023




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

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

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

interpret maps, graphs, charts, diagrams, captions, and illustrations

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

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

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


estimate a sum or difference by rounding numbers and represent the results of computation as a rounded number when appropriate


explain the relationship between dividend, divisor, quotient and remainder


explain the effect on the quotient of multiplying or dividing both the divisor and dividend by the same number (2050 ˜ 50 yields the same answer as 205 ˜ 5)


read, write, compare and order two-digit decimal fractions and understand their relative size


add and subtract one- and two- digit decimal fractions


model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by whole numbers


identify and represent simple equivalent fractions


add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with common denominators through twelve


identify and explain the commutative, associative and distributive properties and use them to compute


describe parallel and perpendicular line segments in plane geometric figures


identify, examine and classify quadrilaterals (including parallelograms, squares, rectangles, trapezoids and rhombi)


identify and describe parallel and perpendicular edges and planes in a rectangular prism


construct and collect models for solid geometric figures (cube, prisms, cylinder)


tools, such as a protractor or angle ruler and other methods, such as paper folding or drawing a diagonal in a square, to measure



investigate and represent patterns and functions to describe relationships and solve problems


write and evaluate mathematical expressions using symbols and different values


collect, organize, represent, interpret and compare data in pictographs, bar and line graphs, stem and leaf plots


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


identify and examine missing information and duplications in data

 compare and contrast a cube and a rectangular prism in terms of the number and shape of their faces, edges and vertices

estimate and use standard and metric units to measure the weight of objects to include grams, kilograms, ounces, pounds and tons

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

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

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 ( p ÿ 3.14)

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

dentify the units used in computing volume as cubic centimeters (cm¦), cubic meters (m¦), cubic inches (in¦), cubic feet (ft¦), and cubic yards (yd¦)

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

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

collect, organize and display data using the most appropriate graph

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

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

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

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

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown

analyze data presented in a graph



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

use commas to punctuate compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences

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

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

spell high frequency words in writing

exclude extraneous details and inconsistencies

lift the level of language using appropriate strategies including word choice

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

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)

recognize the difference between primary and secondary sources

select and narrow topic and research questions

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

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

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

recognize the difference in summarizing, paraphrasing, and plagiarizing



distinguish observations from ideas and speculations about those ideas

formulate logical conclusions based on experimental results using tables, charts, graphs and the scientific method

investigate common materials to determine if they are insulators or conductors

compare a bar magnet to an electromagnet

explain why scientists use classification in the study of living things

compare and contrast animal cells and plant cells

identify parts of a plant cell (cell membrane, cell wall, cytoplasm, nucleus, chloroplasts) and explain the function of each

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

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

identify beneficial microorganisms and explain why they are beneficial

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

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

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

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

recognize that the changes in state of water (vapor/steam, liquid, ice) are due to temperature differences and are examples of a physical change

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

demonstrate how plants are sorted into groups

investigate current and static electricity

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