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Reading

identify imagery, figurative language (e.g., personification, metaphor, simile, hyperbole), refrain, rhythm, and flow when responding to literature

identify organizational patterns of compare and contrast, argument and support, chronological order, logical order, cause and effect, and classification

read for a variety of purposes, including to answer literal, inferential, or evaluative questions using evidence from literary or informational text

use prefixes, root words, and suffixes to identify words in text

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

Math

analyze the effect on the product when a number is multiplied by 10, 100, 1000, 0.1, and 0.01

model multiplication and division of decimal fractions by another decimal fraction

explain the process of multiplication and division, including situations in which the multiplier and the divisor are both whole numbers and decimal fractions

find equivalent fractions and simplify fractions

model multiplication and division of common fractions

convert and use improper and proper fractions and decimal fractions interchangeably

identify and analyze congruent figures and the correspondence of their vertices, sides, and angles

model percentages on 10 by 10 grids to understand percentage

use formulas to find area of polygons, including triangles and parallelograms

estimate the volume of simple geometric solids in cubic units

derive and apply the formula for the volume of a cube and a rectangular prism using manipulatives

analyze data presented in a graph

investigate expressions by substituting numbers for the unknown

determine and justify the mean, range, mode, and median of a set of data

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

find the area of a polygon (regular and irregular) by dividing it into squares, rectangles, and/or triangles and finding the sum of the area of those shapes

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

express, investigate and represent math relationships in formulas and equations

use variables, such as n or x, for unknown quantities in algebraic expressions

Writing

use appropriate capitalization in written work

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

use and identify the eight parts of speech (e.g., noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, interjection)

use and recognize correct punctuation, including semicolons, apostrophes, and quotation marks

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

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

Classification!!!!

Social Studies

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