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READING

  •  The student develops vocabulary by reading independently, listening and discussing selections.

  •  The student uses a variety of strategies to comprehend text.

  •  The student summarizes information in text.

  •  The student uses specific ideas, details, and information in texts to answer questions.

  •  The student makes connections and inferences based on text and prior knowledge.

  •  The student reads informational texts for specific purposes (performing a task, learning a new task, sequentially carrying out the steps to a procedure. locating information to answer a question).

WRITING

  •  The student makes a plan before writing the first draft.

  • The student focuses on a central idea and groups related ideas.

  • The student uses strategies to support ideas in writing (uses several sentences to elaborate on an idea, uses specific word choice and relevant details, reasons and examples).

  • The student evaluates own and other's writing.

  • The student revises writing and improves supporting details and word choice by adding or substituting text.

  • The student spells words properly and uses words correctly.

  • The student uses conventions and punctuation correctly.

  • The student uses basic word processing skills and educational software for writing. ( proofreading, appropriate fonts and graphics, technology to publish writing).

LISTENING, VIEWING & SPEAKING

  • The student listens for information and pleasure.

  • The student uses strategies to contribute to group conversations and discussions.

  • The student listens for specific details and information.

  • The student understands the main idea or common theme of nonprint communication (pictures, symbols, films, etc)

  • The student understands and uses simple nonverbal cues (eye contact, facial expressions, gestures) to enhance oral presentations.

  • The student speaks for different purposes ( informational , expressing ideas, entertaining).

SCIENCE 

PROCESSES THAT SHAPE THE EARTH    

  • The student knows that life occurs on or near the surface of the Earth in land, air, and water.  

PROCESSES OF LIFE

  • The student understands that the amount of food, water, space and shelter needed is dependent on the size and kind of living things. 

  • The student understands the process and importance of genetic diversity.

  • The student understands that there are many different kinds of living things that live in a variety of environments.

  • The student knows that plants and animals are adapted to different ranges of temperature and moisture.

HOW LIVING THINGS INTERACT WITH THEIR ENVIRONMENT

  • The student understands the competitive, interdependent, cyclic nature of living things in the environment.

  • The student understands that plants and animals are dependent upon each other for survival

  • The student knows that if living things do not get food, water, shelter, and space, they will die.

  • The student knows that the activities of humans affects plants and animals in many ways.

THE NATURE OF SCIENCE

  • The student knows that people use scientific processes including hypothesis, making inferences, and recording and communicating data when exploring the natural world. 

SOCIAL STUDIES

GEOGRAPHIC UNDERSTANDING

  • The student recognizes that maps and globes are utilized to provide directions as well as other types of information.

  • The student describes environmental problems in the local community.

  • The student collects information on and propose solutions to environmental problems.

HISTORICAL AWARENESS

  • The student recognizes how the communities have changed over time.

  • The student examines the role of government and cite the ways in which it strives to meet the needs of the community by providing services and maintaining order.

  • The student demonstrates the importance of being an active member of the community (recycling, volunteering,  community service)

GLOBAL AWARENESS

  • The student states the importance of cooperation in human relationships.

TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS

  • The student uses technology to enhance their research, create maps, fill-in data sheets, and import pictures to illustrate.

MATHEMATICS

DATA ANALYSIS AND PROBABILITY

  • The student understands and uses the tools of data analysis for managing information.

  • The student displays solutions to problems by generating, collecting, organizing, and analyzing data using simple graphs and charts.

  • The student constructs a graph using computer software.

  • The student uses statistical methods to make inferences and valid arguments about real-world situations. 

  • The student determines questions for a survey with two or more categories and uses appropriate method to display and interpret information.

 

 

 

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