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Mathematics

01 - Identify number relationships and place value of numbers through hundreds
    •    Group hundreds, tens, and ones
    •    Find missing numbers

02 - Show an understanding of whole numbers and fractional parts
    •    Recognize part of a whole

03 - Estimate and solve one- and two-digit addition and subtraction problems

    •    Demonstrate that addition is putting sets together
    •    Demonstrate that subtraction is separating sets
    •    Understand place value (two-digit numbers)

04 - Demonstrate the use of systems of measurement including time and money
    •    Add money amounts
    •    Tell time to the 5 minutes

05 - Identify characteristics of two-dimensional geometric objects and analyze using symmetry and congruence
    •    Sort two-dimensional geometric objects
    •    Identity congruent figures
    •    Draw lines of symmetry

06 - Count, organize, and interpret data using a variety of graphs and charts
    •    Understand tally marks
    •    Interpret data from charts and graphs
    •    Compare data from charts and graphs

07 - Identify and extend a variety of patterns

    •    Recognize the sequence of a pattern
    •    Select numbers to complete/extend a pattern

08 - Identify, develop, and apply strategies to solve problems using real-life situations
    •    Select appropriate skill to communicate solving a problems

09 - Know basic addition and subtraction facts
    •    Solve basic addition facts
    •    Solve basic subtraction facts

10 - Complete a number sentence using math symbols
    •    Recognize math symbols (+, -, =, <, >)
    •    Solve problems using the correct math symbol


Reading/Language Arts

01 - Read unfamiliar words
    •    Recognize high frequency and sight words with affixes
    •    Analyze words containing vowel combinations and consonant clusters
    •    Demonstrate the ability to phonetically decode unfamiliar words

02 - Read grade-level materials fluently
    •    Demonstrate the ability to read aloud sight words and high frequency words without decoding
    •    Demonstrate the ability to read text without major pronunciation errors

03 - Use variety of strategies to develop vocabulary
    •    Identify and use synonyms and antonyms
    •    Recognize the meanings of affixes
    •    Identify and use multiple-meaning words
    •    Recognize the meaning of an unknown word by using its relationship to context clues

04 - Summarize a story using the literary elements
    •    Identify character, problem, setting, and solutions
    •    Infer character's feeling on the basis of a character's words or actions
    •    Summarize the main idea of a story
    •    Infer the setting of a story using story clues
    •    Create a story map

05 - Read and comprehend fiction and nonfiction texts to demonstrate understanding
    •    Differentiate between realism and fantasy in text
    •    Supply answers to factual questions about who, what, when, where, and why
    •    Make a reasonable prediction based on information from the story
    •    Arrange events of a story into sequential order
    •    Identify cause/effect relationships
    •    Demonstrate the ability to infer/draw conclusions
    •    Retell a story in own words
    •    Identify the main idea and supporting details in a paragraph
    •    Select a sentence summarizing the main idea of a story
    •    Organize or classify details by completing a semantic map
    •    Distinguish facts from author's opinion

06 - Use resources to locate appropriate information
    •    Locate information in an index or a table of contents
    •    Find the meaning of an unknown word in a glossary or dictionary
    •    Evaluate the most valuable resource for locating information
    •    Use a title page to identify title, author, and illustrator

07 - Self-select and independently read fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
    •    Select books at an appropriate level using 'Rule of Thumb'
    •    Record books read on a book log

08 - Apply the rules of grammar, usage, punctuation, and spelling in various forms of writing
    •    Understand the rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling in various forms of writing
    •    Analyze the use of conventions in personal writing

09 - Use the writing process (pre-write, write, revise/edit, rewrite, publish) to communicate
    •    Understand the writing process
    •    Understand and apply the 6 traits of effective writing
    •    Produce narrative and descriptive writings

10 - Present information orally demonstrating consideration of audience and purpose
    •    Deliver a 1-2 minute oral presentation using complete sentences, an audible voice, and a reasonable rate of speaking
    •    Maintain eye contact, correct posture, and audience attention throughout the presentations

11 - Gain information and complete tasks through listening
    •    Visualize important information while listening
    •    Respond to direction and questions based on what was heard

12 - Demonstrate an understanding of cultural heritages and identify contributions
    •    Demonstrate respect for various cultures
    •    Recognize contributions of various cultures


Science

01 - Examine problems using scientific inquiry
    •    Use data to support explanations
    •    Recognize tools used in Science

02 - Integrate unifying concepts and processes in science experiences
    •    Use a variety of ways, such as sketches, charts, and graphs, to communicate procedures or ideas
    •    Understand how measurement is used in science
    •    Understand form relates to function

03 - Investigate and describe physical changes of objects and materials
    •    Physical properties of matter can be measured
-Mass
-Weight
-Volume
    •    Identify tools used to measure matter
    •    Predict how temperature changes states of matter, (solid, liquid, gas)

04 - Investigate and compare plants and animals based on their characteristics
    •    Compare and contrast plants and animals:
-Animals to animals
-Plants parts
-Animals to plants
    •    Explain how plants and animals change as they grow
    •    Identify special characteristics that help living things survive and reproduce

05 - Observe and measure changes in weather
    •    Predict how weather affects our lives
    •    Weather affects our daily lives
-Normal weather variations
-Severe weather conditions
    •    Identify tools used to measure weather


Social Studies

01 - CULTURE:
Identify the elements of different cultures in the neighborhood
    •    Identify the elements of different cultures in the neighborhood

02 - HISTORY/GEOGRAPHY:
Compare neighborhoods of long ago to neighborhoods of today
Demonstrate an awareness of current events
Use information from maps and globes
    •    Compare neighborhoods of long ago to neighborhoods of today
    •    Demonstrate an awareness of current events
    •    Use information from maps and globes

03 - ECONOMICS:
Identify natural, human, and man-made (capital) resources
    •    Identify natural, human, and man-made (capital) resources

04 - CITIZENSHIP/GOVERNMENT:
Describe how people work together to improve their neighborhood
    •    Describe how people work together to improve their neighborhood