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3rd Grade Units

3rd Grade - Unit 8

ELA and Math Objectives
ELA:
1. Students will be able to formulate and answer questions from literature and informational text to demonstrate understanding.
2. Students will be able to describe the sequence of historical events in terms of cause and effect.
3. Students will be able to describe the sequence of scientific ideas in terms of cause and effect.
4. Students will distinguish between key details and important points.
5. Students will be able to compare and contrast the key details in two different texts on the same topic.
6. Students will be able to compare and contrast the most important points in two different texts on the same topic.
7. Students will be able to write a narrative piece that uses dialogue to reveal actions, thoughts, and feelings, uses object pronouns, and subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation correctly. (Students can use a graphic organizer)

3rd Grade Family Guide Page(s): 6, 11, 12, and 16

MATH:
1. Students will know that shapes can be partitioned into equal parts
2. Students will be able to identify the fractional name of each part
3. Students will be able to partition a shape into parts with equal areas in several different ways
4. Students will be able to recognize a unit fraction such as ¼ as the quantity formed when the whole is partitioned into 4 equal parts
5. Students will be able to define the interval from 0 to 1 on a number line as the whole
6. Students will be able to divide a whole on a number line into equal parts; Recognize that the equal parts between 0 and 1 are fractions
7. Students will be able to represent each equal part on a number line with a fraction

3rd Grade Family Guide Page(s): 30

4th Grade Units

4th Grade - Unit 8

ELA and Math Objectives
ELA:
1. Students will be able to analyze information from charts, diagrams, graphs, and timelines, animations, and interactive elements.
2. Students will be able to describe an event using a character’s thoughts, words, or actions based on evidence in the text.
3. Students will be able to summarize why events, procedures, ideas, and concepts occurred with supporting details.
4. Students will be able to integrate information from two texts on the same topic.
5. Students will be able to write a narrative piece that uses dialogue, descriptions, concrete and /or sensory details to develop experiences, events, and reveal characters, uses singular and plural pronouns, relative pronouns, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation correctly. (Students may use a graphic organizer)

4th Grade Family Guide Pages: 7, 8, 11, and 21

MATH:
1. Students will know relative size of measurement units (km, m; kg, g; lb, oz; L, mL; hrs, min, sec).
2. Students will be able to compare different units within the same system of measurement.
3. Students will be able to convert larger units of measurement within the same system to smaller unit and record conversions.
4. Students will be able to solve word problems involving measurement that include simple fractions or decimals.
5. Students will be able to determine the area and perimeter of rectangles in real-world mathematical problems.
6. Students will use the formula (l x w) in square units and perimeter (2l + 2w) or 2(l + w) in linear units and use one unknown for a single term in determining area and perimeter.
7. Students will analyze and interpret a line plot to solve problems involving addition of fractions.
8. Students will be able to create a line plot to display a data set of measurements given in fractions of a unit.

4th Grade Family Guide Pages: 41, 42, 43, and 44

5th Grade Units

5th Grade - Unit 8

ELA and Math Objectives
ELA:
1. Students will be able to draw inferences from literature or nonfiction text.
2. Students will be able to determine the meanings of words and phrases as they are used in a text.
3. Students will be able to compare and contrast the overall structure of concepts or information in two or more texts.
4. Students will be able to gather information from multiple print or digital sources to solve a problem.
5. Students will be able to write an informative/explanatory piece that clearly conveys information, links ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses, and provides a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented, using correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and sentence structure.

5th Grade Family Guide Pages: 6, 8, 9, 12, and 15

MATH:
1. Students will be able to divide by a fraction.
2. Students will be able to use a visual model to divide a fraction by a whole number.
3. Students will be able to solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form or fractions or mixed numbers.
4. Students will be able to solve real world problems involving division of unit fractions by whole numbers other than 0 and division of whole numbers by unit fractions using strategies such as visual fraction models and equations.

5th Grade Family Guide Pages: 30, 34, 35, 36, and 37