• Math

     

    • Graphing – frequency tables, dot plots, stem-and-leaf plots
    • Ordering/comparing whole numbers and decimals
    • Number lines
    • Rounding/Estimating whole numbers and decimals
    • Estimating sums and differences
    • Perimeter, Area and Volume
    • Multiplication of two 2-digit numbers
    • Fractions - addition/subtraction, improper fractions and mixed numbers
    • Long Division
    • Measurement - customary and metric units of measurement, elapsed time
    • Geometry, 2D and 3D figures, angles as part of a circle
    • Financial Literacy - banking institutions, creating a budget, calculating profit or loss
    • Fifth grade preparation

    Reading
    • To analyze text structure to better understand an author's message:
      • narrative
      • expository
    • To select appropriate graphic organizers to analyze text structure
    • To identify transitional words or phrases that connect time, events, or ideas in a text
    • To determine the author's purpose for the written passage or story:
      • What does the author want the reader to know?
      • How does the author want the reader to feel?
      • What techniques does the uator use to convey the message?
    • To identiify and relate pronouns to their antecedents to infer text meaning
    • To gather information from text features to gain a stronger understanding of the text, such as . . . bold words, italics, pictures, and captions
    • To analyze how the author's choices and supporting details helps the reader to infer the character's feelings, actions, and motives
      • Feelings - description and word choice
      • Motives - character traits, past actions, and connections
      • To analyze why different authors use specific word choices and text structures to convey a certain message
      • To determine the author's main idea for writing the passage
      • To summarize a written passage
      • To understand how the events in the passage are sequenced and ordered
      • To use context clues to determine meaning of unknown wordss
      • To determine fact from opinion within a written passage
      • To draw conclusions from a written passage
      • To read for enjoyment
      • To present read material in the form of a book review or book report
    Language Arts
    • To develop an understanding of Basic Grammar Skills and how to apply them
    • To write in complete sentences (captal letters, end punctuation, subject and predicate)
    • To write well-developed sentences (elaborate sentences with important detail)
    • To select appropriate graphic organizers to analyze text structure
    • To select and use appropriate organizational tool to plan a piece of writing
    • To narrow the topic for a written composition
    • To generate ideas that will elaborate and add important information to the topic for the composition
    • To identify and use transitional words or phrases that connect time, events, or ideas in a written text
    • To determine the author's purpose for writing a composition:
      • What does the author want the reader to know?
      • How does the author want the reader to feel?
      • What techniques does the author use to convey the message?
    • To identify and relate pronouns to their antecedents to infer text meaning
    • To use verb tenses correctly
    • To apply and use spelling rules to written compositions
    • To apply editing skills to improve a written composition
    Science
     

    ·      Lab Safety

    ·         Adaptations of Living Organisms

    • Metric Measurement

    ·         Properties of Soil

    ·         Physical Properties of Matter

     

    ·         Weathering and Erosion

    ·         Mixtures and Solutions

    ·         Renewable and Nonrenewable Sources

    ·         Forms of Energy

    ·         Weather

    ·         Patterns & Changes

    ·         Photosynthesis

    ·         Conductors and Insulators

    ·         Energy Transfer of Organisms

    ·         Electricity (Magnets & Circuits)

    ·         Force on Objects

    ·         Inherited and Learned Characteristics

    ·         Water Cycle Plant and Animal Life Cycles

     
    Social Studies
    • Map Skills
    • Texas Symbols
    • Texas Regions
    • Native Americans
    • Early Explorers in Texas
    • Early Settlers
    • Settlers in North America
    • The Texas Revolution
    • The Republic of Texas and Texas Statehood
    • War with Mexico/Texas Grows
    • Civil War/Reconstruction
    • War on the Plains
    • Six Flags of Texas
    • Structure of Texas Government
    • Industry in Texas
    • Texas Influence in the World