• Grade 5 Standards
    LANGUAGE ARTS
    Language
    Uses various strategies to determine the meaning of vocabulary words.
    Gives oral presentations for various purposes showing appropriate delivery.
    Expresses ideas clearly in class discussions.
    Reading/Literature
    Reads grade level text with fluency, accuracy, appropriate pacing and expression.
    Locates and summarizes the main idea and supporting details in literary/expository text.
    Identifies story elements (plot, characters, setting, theme, point of view), dialogue, and sensory images in text.
    ·         Makes judgments about elements from text and supports with evidence from text.
    Utilizes comprehension strategies to understand and distinguish a variety of genres.
    Identifies and analyzes characteristics of various genres (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama).
    Composition
    ·         Writes pieces which clearly communicate ideas for different purposes (imaginary/informational) and audiences.
    ·         Creates multi-paragraph compositions with correct paragraph structure using supporting details.
    Edits/revises drafts of writing.
    Conventions
    Identifies and uses 8 main parts of speech (noun-1, verb-1, adjective-2, adverb-2, pronouns-3, prepositions-3, interjections-3 and conjunctions-1).
    Punctuates accurately
    Capitalizes accurately
    Identifies and applies correct sentence structure.
    Applies grammatical rules.
    Applies spelling rules.
    MATHEMATICS
    Numeration/Operations
    Creates arrays to model multiplication
    ·         List the factors of a number
    Demonstrates automatically of multiplication and division facts to 12
    Identifies even, odd, prime, and composite numbers
    Adds multi-digit whole numbers and decimals with accuracy
    Subtracts multi-digit whole numbers and decimals with accuracy
    Understands and identifies place value in numbers from hundredths to billions
    ·         Uses a divisibility test to determine if a number is divisible by 2, 3, 5 and 10
    Multiplies multi-digit numbers accurately
    Divides multi-digit numbers accurately
    Converts between fractions, decimals, and percents accurately
    Converts between fractions and mixed or whole numbers accurately
    Orders and compares fractions
    Finds common denominators to create equivalent fractions
    Finds the prime factorization of a number
    Adds fractions with like denominators
    Subtracts fractions with like denominators
    ·         Solves word problems accurately
    Patterns, Relations, Algebra
    ·         Uses variables to solve for the unknown
    Interprets graphs
    Measurement
    Identifies and measures angles within two degrees
    Applies the concept and formula in determining the perimeter
    Applies the concept and formula in determining the area
    ·         Calculates elapsed time
    Converts units of time
    Demonstrates the ability to measure to the nearest 1/8”
    Geometry
    Identifies types of triangles
    Recognizes properties of polygons
    Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability
    Identifies the minimum, maximum, range, mode and median of a data set (landmarks)
    SOCIAL STUDIES
    Reads and interprets maps, tables, charts and timelines
    Describes features of Pre-Columbian civilizations
    Describes European exploration and its impact on the colonization of North America
    Explains factors related to the settlement and growth of the American colonies
    Describes events and individuals related to the American Revolution and its major battles
    Explains the development of democracy and of our American constitutional government
    Explains the importance of westward expansion
    Traces the significances and consequences of slavery and its abolition
    SCIENCE
    Makes observations, interprets and records data
    Gives examples of how the Earth’s surface changes
    Describes and differentiates characteristics of rocks and minerals
    Recognizes and describes the relationship of organisms to their environment
    Identifies and differentiates between sound, light and heat energy
    Identifies, classifies and explains electrical circuits and the conduction of electricity
    Identifies and explains the differences between simple and complex machines
    Understands and applies the engineering design process
    PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    Demonstrates competency in a variety of locomotor and non-locomotor skills as an individual or in a team setting
    Demonstrates responsible personal and social conduct used in physical activity settings.
    Shows understanding of game concepts and strategies
    Demonstrates coordination through physical activities
    Performs exercise and physical fitness activities
    ART
    Demonstrates the ability to use line, shape, form, pattern , symmetry, space and composition to create artwork
    Demonstrates and understands color theory including color wheel, complimentary, analogous , monochromatic, value and tone
    Maintains a portfolio of sketches and finished work
    Understands general categories of subjects, media and materials
    Creates 2D and 3D artwork that explores abstraction and representational art
    MUSIC
    Sings and plays with correct beat, rhythm and pitch
    Sings and plays using appropriate techniques for sound production
    Sings/plays expressively communicating appropriate energy and emotion
    Reads/notates using standard symbols for  meter, rhythm, pitch and dynamics
    COMPUTERS
    Uses tools appropriately and independently
    Uses digital media to communicate and work collaboratively
    Locates, organizes and evaluates information from a variety of digital resources and media
    Practices safe and responsible use of technology
    Transfers current knowledge to learning of new technology