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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

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)

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

model percentages on 10 by 10 grids to understand percentage

estimate the area of fundamental geometric plane figures

compute the circumference of a circle using a formula

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

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

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

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

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

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown

express, investigate and represent math relationships in formulas and equations

analyze data presented in a graph

Reading

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

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

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

Writing

use appropriate capitalization in written work

lift the level of language using appropriate strategies including word choice

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

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

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

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

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

recognize the difference in summarizing, paraphrasing, and plagiarizing

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

Science

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

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Social Studies

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