Students will use the following reading strategies to read age appropriate fiction and nonfiction texts: clarifying, making connections, visualizing, questioning, predicting, drawing inferences, determining importance, synthesizing and summarizing.
Students will use the following traits in their writing:
Vocabulary/Word Analysis – applying phonics, word structure, and context to improve fluency and understanding, and build vocabulary
Students will explore the following concepts:
Solve single-step and multistep problems involving addition, subtraction, (multiplication and division with and without remainders) of whole numbers and decimals through thousandths, fractions and mixed numbers in simplest form.
Investigate variables and open sentences.
Find the (sum, difference,) product, (and quotient) of two numbers expressed as decimals through thousandths (divisors with only one nonzero digit).
Create and solve single-step and multistep practical problems involving decimals.
The student will, given a problem situation, collect, organize, and interpret data in a variety of forms, using stem-and-leaf plots and line graphs.
Explore statistical data including mean, median, mode, and range.
Measure and investigate properties of plane figures.
Evaluate whole number numerical expressions, using the order of operations limited to parentheses, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Recognize, name, compare, order common fractions and decimals.
Identify equivalent measurements, choose appropriate unit of measurement in metric and U.S. Customary.