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3rd Grade - Unit 9

ELA and Math Objectives
ELA:
1. Students will be able to compare and contrast the plot in stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters.
2. Students will be able to compare and contrast the key details in two different texts on the same topic.
3. Students will be able to summarize a nonfiction text.
4. Students will be able to quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text specifically says.
5. Students will be able to identify how character interaction led to events.
6. Students will be able to write a narrative piece that develops characters through dialogue, actions, thoughts, and feelings, as well as responses to situations, uses possessive pronouns, plural nouns, subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation correctly. (Students can use a graphic organizer)

3rd Grade Family Guide Page(s): 6, 7, 8, 11, and 12

MATH:
1. Students will be able to describe and recognize equivalent fractions.
2. Students will be able to compare fractions by reasoning about their size to determine equivalence.
3. Students will be able to use number lines, size, visual fraction models, etc… to find equivalent fractions.
4. Students will be able to recognize whole numbers written in fractional parts on a number line.
5. Students will be able to recognize the difference between a whole number and a fraction.
6. Students will be able to express whole numbers as fractions and explain how a fraction is equivalent to a whole number.
7. Students will be able to compare two fractions with the same numerator and denominator by reasoning about their size.
8. Students will be able to record the results of comparisons using symbols >, =, or <.
9. Students will be able to explain what the numerator and denominator in a fraction represents and its location

3rd Grade Family Guide Page(s): 30

4th Grade - Unit 9

ELA and Math Objectives
ELA:
1. Students will be able to describe a character, the setting, and an event using a character’s thoughts, words, or actions based on evidence in text.
2. Students will be able to compare and contrast the points of view including first and third person narrations.
3. Students will be able to compare and contrast themes, topics, or event patterns in stories, myths, or traditional literature from different cultures.
4. Students will be able to summarize why events, procedures, ideas, and concepts occurred with supporting details.
5. Students will be able to integrate information from two texts on the same topic.
6. Students will be able to write a narrative essay that uses dialogue, descriptions, concrete and/or sensory details to develop experiences, events, and reveal characters using progressive verb tenses and helping verbs correctly, complete sentences, and correct spelling, capitalization and punctuation.

4th Grade Family Guide Pages: 7, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, and 21

MATH:
1. Students will be able to draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines.
2. Students will be able to recognize acute, obtuse, and right angles.
3. Students will be able to analyze two-dimensional figures to identify points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines.
4. Students will be able to identify right triangles and classify triangles as right triangles or not.
5. Students will be able to classify two-dimensional figures based on parallel or perpendicular lines and size of angles.
6. Students will be able to recognize lines of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure and recognize a line of symmetry as a line across a figure that when folded along creates matching parts.
7. Students will be able to identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry for two dimensional figures.
8. Students will be able to read a protractor, measure angles in whole-number degrees using a protractor, and sketch angles of specified measure.
9. Students will be able to solve addition and subtraction equations to find unknown angle measurements on a diagram.

4th Grade Family Guide Pages: 44, 45, 46, and 47

5th Grade - Unit 9

ELA and Math Objectives
ELA:
1. Students will be able to compare and contrast characters, settings, and events in a text and provide details from the text.
2. Students will be able to identify different points of view within a text.
3. Students will be able to identify the characteristics of different genres: folktale, myth, and poem.
4. Students will be able to describe how events within a historical, scientific, or technical text are connected.
5. Students will be able to provide examples of the narrator’s point of view.
6. Students will be able to write or speak about a topic accurately after reading several texts on the topic.
7. Students will be able to write an informative/explanatory piece that has a developed topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information related to the topic, using correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure.
5th Grade Family Guide Pages: 8, 11, 13, and 15

MATH:
1. Students will be able to recognize and convert units of measurement within the same system.
2. Students will be able to divide and multiply to change units.
3. Students will be able to solve multi-step, real world problems that involve converting units.
4. Students will be able to identify benchmark fractions.
5. Students will be able to make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit.
6. Students will be able to solve problems involving information presented in line plots which use fractions of a unit by adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.

5th Grade Family Guide Pages: 38 and 39