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5th Grade Curriculum Guide (updated 12/6/16)

Things to ponder…

Taxonomy MCA Vocabulary words notebook, Quarterly Project

Math RTI after Winter Break, review four strands before MCA’s

5th Grade GROW??

Mindset

Kahoot: game/review site

Reading RTI = Daily 5

Beginning of Year: (~3 weeks)

Science

Nature Observation Hunt, Scientific Method, Gears, Bridges, Tallest Tower

Language Arts

How to Think Like a Scientists (Cara), Goin’ Someplace Special 1-1, Shiloh 1-2*

Writing

Inventions, Picture Writing (Observations/Inferences)

Math

Graphing of High Temperatures (Mpls vs Warroad) SEA Notebooks, accuweather.com,

MIF Ch 1 (Whole numbers & Place Value)

5.1.1.3

Estimate solutions to arithmetic problems in order to assess the

reasonableness of results.

Health

Hygiene Mini-Lesson

Social Studies

 

Multi Media Arts

Chromebook Introduction, Internet Safety

Misc.

“Hidden Worlds” “Dangers in the Dust” “Insects: Facts & Fiction” United Streaming

Senses: (~2 weeks)

Science

5 senses, Brain Info (right/left, visual, tactile, auditory) w/ Mindset Integration Standards:

5.1.1.1.1

Explain why evidence, clear communication, accurate record keeping,

replication by others, and openness to scrutiny are essential parts of doing science.

5.1.1.1.3

Understand that different explanations for the same observations

usually lead to making more observations and trying to resolve the differences.

Language Arts

The Body Detectives (Carrie) Sleds on Boston Common 1-5*, Hidden Worlds 2-1*

Writing

“Know your Scientist” Research (Scientist Cards)

Math

Fast Food Spreadsheets

 

MIF Ch 2 (Whole Number Mult./Div.)

5.1.1.1

Divide multi-digit numbers, using efficient and generalizable procedures, based on knowledge of place value, including standard algorithms. Recognize that quotients can be represented in a variety of ways, including a whole number with a remainder, a fraction or mixed number, or a decimal.

5.1.1.2

Consider the context in which a problem is sutuated to select the most useful form of the quotient for the solution and use the context to interpret the quotient appropriately.

5.1.1.3

Estimate solutions to arithmetic problems in order to assess the reasonableness of results.

5.1.1.4

Solve real-world and mathematical problems requiring addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of multi-digit whole numbers. Use various strategies, including the inverse relationships between operations, the use of technology, and the context of the problem to assess the reasonableness of results.

5.2.1.1

Apply the commutative, associative and distributive properties and order of operations to generate equivalent numberical expressions and solve problems involving whole numbers.

Social Studies

 

Multi Media Arts

Google Docs, Wordle, Makey Makey

Misc.

Know Your Nose

Environments (FOSS Bottle Biology): (~4 Weeks, Oct/Nov)

Science

Project Wet/Wild, Animal Habitats (Oh Deer, Oh Deer w/Human Interaction, How Many Bears, Bottleneck Genes, Wetlands) Standards:

5.4.1.1.1

Describe how plant and animal structures and their functions provide

an advantage for survival in a given natural system. For example: Compare the physical characteristics of plants or animals from widely different environments, such as desert verses tropical, and explore how each has adapted to its environment.

5.4.2.1.1

Describe a natural system in Minnesota, such as a wetland, prairie, or

garden, in terms of the relationships among its living and nonliving parts, as well as inputs and outputs. For example: Design and construct a habitat for a living organism that meets its need for food, air and water.

5.4.2.1.2

Explain what would happen to a system such as a wetland, prairie or

garden if one of its parts were changed. For example: Investigate how road salt runoff affects plants, insects and other parts of an ecosystem. Another example: Investigate how an invasive species changes an ecosystem.

5.4.4.1.1

Give examples of beneficial and harmful human interaction with

natural systems. For example: Recreation, pollution, wildlife management.

Language Arts

Weslandia 6-4, Rattlers! 2-2, Skunk Scout 4-5*, Tracing the Food Web

Writing

MN Animal Habitats/Adaptations

Math

MIF Ch 3 (Fractions & Mixed Numbers)

5.1.3.1 Add and subtract decimals and fractions, using efficient and generalizable procedures, including standard algorithms.

5.1.3.2 Model addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals using a variety of representations.

5.1.3.3 Estimate the sums and differences of decimals and fractions to assess the reasonableness of results.

5.1.3.4 Solve real-world and mathematical problems requiring addition and subtraction of decimals, fractions and mixed numbers, including those involving measurement, geometry and data.

Social Studies

 

Multi Media Arts

MCA Math/Science Vocabulary Quarterly Project, 3D Pens

Misc.

Richardson Nature Center, Exploradome, Math @ MN Zoo, United Streaming:

"Biomes: Our Earth's Major Life Zones" “Real World Science: Ecosystems and Biomes”

Renewable vs Nonrenewable Resources: (Dec/Jan)

Science

Simple Machines (BrainPOP Videos) Standards:

5.2.2.1.1

Give examples of simple machines and demonstrate how they change

the input and output of forces and motion.

5.2.2.1.2

Identify the force that starts something moving or changes its speed

or direction of motion. For example: Friction slows down a moving skateboard.

5.2.2.1.3

Demonstrate that a greater force on an object can produce a greater

change in motion.

5.3.4.1.1

Identify renewable and non-renewable energy and material resources

that are found in Minnesota and describe how they are used. For example:

Water, iron ore, granite, sand and gravel, wind, and forests.

5.3.4.1.3

Compare the impact of individual decisions on natural systems. For

example: Choosing paper or plastic bags impacts landfills as well as ocean life cycles.

5.4.4.1.1

Give examples of beneficial and harmful human interaction with

natural systems. For example: Recreation, pollution, wildlife management.

Language Arts

4-2 Ultimate Field Trip*, 4-2 Leveled Reader Environmental Heroes, SS Ch 1.1, Review Map Skills 1.2

Writing

Identifying resources and writing ways to conserve energy (Google docs) New Discoveries (Google Docs)

Math

MIF Ch 5 (Algebra)

5.2.2.1

Apply the commutative, associative and distributive properties and order of operations to generate equivalent numberical expressions and solve problems involving whole numbers.

5.2.3.1

Determine whether an equation or inequality involving a variable is true or false for a given value of the variable.

 

5.2.3.2 Represent real-world situations using equations and inequalities involving variables. Create real-world situations corresponding to equations and inequalities.

5.2.3.3 Evaluate expressions and solve equations involving variables when values for the variables are given.

Social Studies

Ch 1.1 Review Map Skills (p.12): title, legend/key, symbols, scale, compass rose (orientation) Ch 1.2 “Our Nation’s Resources” Using a map to pick best spot their possible sources of energy

Multi Media Arts

Animal Web Page

Misc.

Rube Goldberg sketch/video

Soils, Rocks, and Landforms (FOSS) or Electricity & Magnetism: (~4 Weeks, Jan/Feb)

Science

Combo w/ 4th grade (every other year) (2 day rotations, assess with teacher?), Windmills (add economics/$ to project), Catapults (distance, accuracy, force) Standards:

5.3.1.2.1

Explain how, over time, rocks weather and combine with organic

matter to form soil.

5.3.1.2.2

Explain how slow processes, such as water erosion, and rapid

processes, such as landslides and volcanic eruptions, form features of the Earth's surface.

Language Arts

SS 1.3, 1.4, 5-3 Historic Journey (Lewis and Clark)*, 6-2 Bravo Tavo & Water A Portable Potable*, 5-1 Valley of the Moon, 1-3 Maya Lin

Writing

“What is an Engineer,” Winter Adjectives, 1st Semester Self-Evaluation

Math

MIF Ch 6 (Area of a Triangle) Review area/ perimeter of rectangles

5.3.2.1

Develop and use formulas to determine the area of triangles, parallelograms and figures that can be decomposed into triangles.

MIF Ch 7 (Ratios) (7.1/7.2), Review of Ch 3

5.1.3.4

Solve real-world and mathematical problems requiring addition and subtraction of decimals, fractions and mixed numbers, including those involving measurement, geometry and data.

MIF Ch 8 (Decimals) Review add/subtract fractions Ch 8 4th grade MIF

5.1.3.1

Add and subtract decimals and fractions, using efficient and generalizable procedures, including standard algorithms.

5.1.3.2

Model addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals using a variety of representations.

5.1.3.3

Estimate the sums and differences of decimals and fractions to assess the reasonableness of results.

5.1.3.4

Solve real-world and mathematical problems requiring addition and subtraction of decimals, fractions and mixed numbers, including those involving measurement, geometry and data

5.1.2.2

Find 0.1 more than a number and 0.1 less than a number. Find 0.01 more than a number and 0.01 less than a number. Find 0.001 more than a number and 0.001 less than a number.

 

5.1.2.3

Order fractions and decimals, including mixed numbers and improper fractions, and locate on a number line.

Social Studies

Ch 1.3/1.4

Multi Media Arts

TinkerCAD (3D printers), Makey Makey

Misc.

Counter Act, Energy and U 2015, Physics Circus 2016

MCA Prep/Gr 3 & 4 Science Review: (Mar/Apr)

Science

Disney Imagineering Videos, MCA Pre-Test, Water Cycle, Animal Adaptations, Solid/Liquid/Gas Standards:

5.2.2.1.1

Give examples of simple machines and demonstrate how they change

the input and output of forces and motion.

5.2.2.1.2

Identify the force that starts something moving or changes its speed

or direction of motion. For example: Friction slows down a moving skateboard.

5.2.2.1.3

Demonstrate that a greater force on an object can produce a greater

change in motion.

5.4.1.1.1

Describe how plant and animal structures and their functions provide

an advantage for survival in a given natural system. For example: Compare the physical characteristics of plants or animals from widely different environments, such as desert verses tropical, and explore how each has adapted to its environment.

Language Arts

3-1 Catch of the Day*, 3-5 Unbreakable Code*, 2-5 Hurricanes, 4-3 Heroes in the Time of Need

Writing

Play

Math

MIF (4th grade) Ch 5

5.2.2.1

Apply the commutative, associative and distributive properties and order of operations to generate equivalent numberical expressions and solve problems involving whole numbers.

5.2.3.1

Determine whether an equation or inequality involving a variable is true or false for a given value of the variable.

5.2.3.2

Represent real-world situations using equations and inequalities involving variables. Create real-world situations corresponding to equations and inequalities.

5.2.3.3

Evaluate expressions and solve equations involving variables when values for the variables are given.

MIF Ch 9 (Mult./Div. Decimals)

5.1.1.1 Divide multi-digit numbers, using efficient and generalizable procedures, based on knowledge of place value, including standard algorithms. Recognize that quotients can be represented in a variety of ways, including a whole number with a remainder, a fraction or mixed number, or a decimal.

5.1.1.2 Consider the context in which a problem is sutuated to select the most useful form of the quotient for the solution and use the context to interpret the quotient appropriately.

 

5.1.1.3

Estimate solutions to arithmetic problems in order to assess the reasonableness of results.

5.1.1.4

Solve real-world and mathematical problems requiring addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of multi-digit whole numbers. Use various strategies, including the inverse relationships between operations, the use of technology, and the context of the problem to assess the reasonableness of results.

5.2.2.1

Apply the commutative, associative and distributive properties and order of operations to generate equivalent numberical expressions and solve problems involving whole numbers.

MIF Ch 10 (Percents)

6.1.1.3

Understand that percent represents parts out of 100 and ratios to 100.

6.1.1.4

Determine equivalences among fractions, decimals and percents; select among these representations to solve problems.

6.1.3.3

Calculate the percent of a number and determine what percent one number is of another number to solve problems in various contexts.

MIF Ch 14 (3 Dimensional Shapes)

5.3.1.1 Describe and classify three-dimensional figures including cubes, prisms and pyramids by the number of edges, faces or vertices as well as the types of faces.

5.3.1.2 Recognize and draw a net for a three-dimesional figure.

Social Studies

Ch 2 (Ch 4-6) Explorers, Colonial America New England, Middle, Southern Colonies

Multi Media Arts

Google Sites: Travel Site, Makey Makey

Misc.

Counter Act, Discovery Ed Natural Phenomena: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Other Weather

Science Showcase: (Apr/May)

Science

Career Critters (small groups), Checks and Balances (whole group) Standards:

5.1.1.2.1

Generate a scientific question and plan an appropriate scientific

investigation, such as systematic observations, field studies, open-ended exploration or controlled experiments to answer the question.

5.1.1.2.2

Identify and collect relevant evidence, make systematic observations

and accurate measurements, and identify variables in a scientific investigation.

5.1.1.2.3

Conduct or critique an experiment, noting when the experiment

might not be fair because some of the things that might change the outcome

are not kept the same, or that the experiment isn't repeated enough times to provide valid results.

5.1.3.4.1

Use appropriate tools and techniques in gathering, analyzing and

interpreting data. For example: Spring scale, metric measurements, tables, mean/median/range, spreadsheets, and appropriate graphs,

5.1.1.1.1

Explain why evidence, clear communication, accurate record keeping,

replication by others, and openness to scrutiny are essential parts of doing

 

science. 5.1.1.1.2 Recognize that when scientific investigations are replicated they generally produce the same results, and when results differ significantly, it is important to investigate what may have caused such differences. For example:

Measurement errors, equipment failures, or uncontrolled variables.

 

Language Arts

5-5 When Esther Morris Heads West*, 5-4 Davy Crockett Saves the World*, 5-2 Black Cowboys Wild Horses, Cinderella Stories

Writing

Counter Act Essay, 5th Grade Essay

 

Math

11.1/11.2 (Graphing)

 

5.2.1.1

Create and use rules, tables, spreadsheets and graphs to describe

patterns

of change and solve problems.

5.2.1.2

Use a rule or table to represent ordered pairs of positive integers and graph these ordered pairs on a coordinate system.

5.4.1.1

Know and use the definitions of the mean, median and range of a set of data. Know how to use a spreadsheet to find the mean, median and range of a data set. Understand that the mean is a "leveling out" of data.

5.4.1.2

Create and analyze double-bar graphs and line graphs by applying understanding of whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Know how to create spreadsheet tables and graphs to display data.

12.1/12.2 (Angles)

 

15.1/15.2/15.3 (Surface Area & Volume)

5.3.1.2

Recognize and draw a net for a three-dimesional figure.

5.3.2.1

Develop and use formulas to determine the area of triangles, parallelograms and figures that can be decomposed into triangles.

5.3.2.2

Use various tools and strategies to measure the volume and surface area of objects that are shaped like rectangular prisms.

5.3.2.3

Understand that the volume of a three-dimensional figure can be found by counting the total number of same-sized cubic units that fill a shape without gaps or overlaps. Use cubic units to label volume measurements.

5.3.2.4

Develop and use the formulas V = ℓwh and V = Bh to determine the volume of rectangular prisms. Justify why base area B and height h are multiplied to find the volume of a rectangular prism by breaking the prism into layers of unit cubes.

Social Studies

Ch 7, Ch 8 A-Z books: American Revolution mini-books

 

Multi Media Arts

PerL Research/Report

 

Misc.

Science Showcase Project - 5/25 & 5/26

 

Lego NXT Robotics: (May/Jun)

Science

**Presenter Steve Gigl

Language Arts

These Robots are Wild 2-3, Zathura 4-4, 6-3 A Dream Come True

Writing

Following directions/procedures

Math

1:1 Ratios Lego Robotics MIF Ch 4 (Mult./Div. Fractions) Ch 13 (Properties of Triangles & 4 sided figures)

Social Studies

 

Multi Media Arts

 

Misc.

Fishing

Health

Human Growth/Hygiene

Missing Science Standards: 5.1.1.1.4; 5.1.3.2.1; 5.1.3.4.2; 5.3.4.1.2

Language Arts Stories (Treasures)

*Common Assessment

Unit-Lesso

Title

Skill

Standards/Benchmark

n

1-1

Goin’ Someplace Special

Literature

Character and Setting

5.2.6.6

Analyze multiple accounts by

various cultures of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

 

5.2.8.8

Explain how an author uses

reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

1-2*

Shiloh

Inferences

5.1.1.1

Quote accurately from a text

Literature

when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

5.2.7.7

Draw on information from

multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

1-5*

Sleds on Boston Common

Literature

Drawing Conclusions

5.1.6.6

Describe how a

narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described

 

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

2-1*

Hidden Worlds

Sequencing Summarize

5.1.2.2

Determine a theme of a

Informational

story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

     

5.2.2.2

Determine two or more main

ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. 5.2.3.3. Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

6-4

Westlandia

Theme

5.1.2.2

Determine a theme of a

Literature

story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

2-2*

Rattlers!

Main Idea/Details & Summarize

5.2.2.2

Determine two or more main

Informational

ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

 

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

4-5*

Skunk Scout

Character and Setting

5.2.5.5 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

Literature

4-2*

Ultimate Field trip

 

5.2.2.2

Explain the relationships or

Informational

Main Idea/Details Generate Questions

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

4-2

(leveled reader)

Main/Details NUA Key

5.2.2.2

Explain the relationships or

 

Environmental

Words

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

Heroes

Informational

SS

Ch 1.1 & 1.2

 

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

Informational

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

SS

Ch 1.3 & 1.4

 

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

Informational

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

5-3*

Historic Journey

Cause/Effect

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or

Informational

concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

5.2.5.5

Compare and contrast the

overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

6-2*

Bravo Tavo

Problem/Solution

5.2.5.5

Compare and contrast the

Literature

overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

5-1

Valley of the Moon

Cause/Effect

5.2.5.5

Compare and contrast the

Literature

overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

3-1*

Catch of the Day

Theme

5.1.2.2

Determine a theme of a

story, drama, or poem from details in

Literature

the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

5.1.5.5

Explain how a series of

chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall

structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

5.1.7.7

Analyze how visual and

multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

3-5*

Unbreakable Code

Author’s

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

Literature

Purpose/Perspective

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

2-5

Hurricanes

Text Structure and Description

5.2.1.1

Quote accurately from a text

Informational

when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4-3

 

Fact/Opinion

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

Heroes in Time of Need

Informational

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

5-5*

 

Fact/Opinion

5.2.6.6

Analyze multiple accounts by

When Esther Morris Heads West

Informational

various cultures of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

5-4*

Davy Crockett Saves the World

Plot and Setting

5.1.7.7

Analyze how visual and

multimedia elements contribute to

 

Literature

 

the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

5-2

Black Cowboys Wild Horses

Inferences

5.1.1.1

Quote accurately from a text

when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

 

5.2.1.1

Quote accurately from a text

when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

 

Cinderella Stories

NUA Double Bubble

5.1.9.9

Compare and contrast stories

Literature

in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

5.2.5.5

Compare and contrast the

overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

2-3

 

Author’s

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

These Robots are Wild

Purpose/Perspective

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

4-4

Zathura

Drawing Conclusions

5.1.6.6

Describe how a

Literature

narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described

5.2.3.3

Explain the relationships or

interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

6-3

A Dream Come True

Persuasion

5.6.9.9

Draw evidence from literary

Informational

or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

5.2.8.8

Explain how an author uses

reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

5.6.2.2

Write informative/

explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

1-3

 

Main Idea/ Details

5.2.2.2

Determine two or more

Maya Lin (Extra as Needed)

Informational

main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. 5.2.3.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

 

Daily 5 Cafe

Read to self, Read to Others, Word Work,

5.1.10.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature and other texts including stories, dramas, and poetry at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently and independently. 5.2.10.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Literature/Information

al

 

5.3.0.3

Know and apply grade-level

phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

5.3.0.4

Read with sufficient accuracy

and fluency to support comprehension

5.2.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text
5.2.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text
5.2.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text

5.2.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

Science MCA Review Topics:

**Electricity (Final project DDR boards with Makey Makeys)

**Water Cycle

**A run through of a formal science experiment with all components (we can do this together as a class) (also including creating questions, comparing results, analysis and evaluation) **This can probably cover some of the topics in this list too.

**Measurements (metric units, rulers, simple balances, thermometers, celsius and fahrenheit)

**States of matter and changes between S, L and G (vocab: water vapor, steam, phase change)

**Light/shadows (vocabulary: absorption, redirect, reflect)

**Energy - conduction, insulation, heat transfer

**Earth Science - Rotation vs. Revolve, Moon phases (patterns of change)

**Plant and animal structures - functions of growth, survival and reproduction, adaptation advantages

**Animal characteristics (sex, color, size, shape, coverings, appendages, eyes, ears, mouths and beaks, tails, teeth)

**Plant characteristics (roots, stems, leaves/needles/scales, flowers, fruit, seeds and fxn of plants (vegetables))

** Food Chain/Food Web

Grading Period

 

Q2

Q3

 

Q4

Social Studies:

     

Citizenship and

 

X

X

Y (same grade as History) Ch 2, American Revolution

Government

 

Economics

Y

Ch 1

X

 

X

Geography

Y

Ch 1

X

 

X

History

 

X

X

Y (same grade as Citz & Gov)

Science:

     

Engineering and

XWorked on but not assessed

XWorked on but not assessed

Y

Windmills &

Design Process

Legos

Earth Science

XAssessed in 4th grade Reviewed in 5th (odd years)

XAssessed in 4th grade Reviewed in 5th (odd years)

XAssessed in 4th grade Reviewed in 5th (odd years)

X(even years)

Y Earth Materials(even

 

X(even years)

years)

 

Physical Science

Y Simple

Y Electricity(odd years)

 

Y Science

Machines/Rube

X(even years)

Showcase

Goldberg

 

Life Science

Y Habitats/Biomes

X

 

X

Math:

     

Number and

Y Ch 1,2,3

Y Ch 7,8,9

 

Y Ch 10

Operation

 

Algebra

Y Ch 5

X

 

X

Geometry and

X

Y Ch 6

Y Ch

12, Ch 14

Measurement

 

Data Analysis

X

Y Ch 5 (4th gr)

Y Ch 11

Health:

X

X

YCounterAct

Y

= Graded

X

= Not Graded