Fifth Grade Standards

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Addison Northwest Supervisory Union Fifth Grade Learning Objectives
EL.5 Fifth Grade
EL.5.1.1 Word identification strategies
EL. Applies word identification/decoding strategies in isolation and in context, including identifying multisyllabic words through. Knowledge of sounds. 6 Syllable types/syllable division. Word patterns (prefixes, suffixes or variant spellings for consonan
EL. Uses a variety of reading strategies independently . Uses prior knowledge. Generates literal, clarifying, and inferential questions. Constructs mental images. Takes notes. Uses text structure clues (eg. Chronological, cause/effect, compare/contrast,
EL. Monitors comprehension and adjusts reading rate and strategy for different purposes.
EL.5.1.2 Vocabulary strategies
EL. Identifies the meaning of unfamiliar words by using word structure, context clues and prior knowledge.
EL. Shows breadth (growth) of vocabulary knowledge.
EL. Identifies and selects appropriate word use of synonyms, antonyms, homonym/homophones, words with multiple meanings and shades of meaning in oral and written communication.
EL.5.1.3 Accuracy and fluency
EL. Reads grade level text with 90-94% accuracy.
EL. Reads fluently (oral 125-150 words per minute) and (160-200 wpm silent)
EL.5.1.4 Informational text understanding
EL. Uses text support and text features to gain initial understanding of informational text . Reports . Encyclopedias. Children s magazines. Content trade books. Textbooks. Internet websites. Student newspapers. Bio
EL. Organizes information . Charts (creates electronic table). Maps (electronic visual organizer) . Paraphrasing, summarizing . Comparing/contrasting.
EL. Analyze and interpret informational text . Connects. Synthesizes . Makes inferences about author s purpose and about causes or effects . Forms and supports opinions . Cites evidence . Distinguishes fact from opinion. Makes assertions about central
EL.5.1.5 Literary text understanding
EL. Demonstrates initial understanding of key elements of literary text and author s craft.
EL. Analyzes and interprets elements of literary text.
EL.5.1.6 Reading extensively
EL. Reads the equivalent of at least 2 books a month, and can explain choices
EL. Reads at least three literary genres, including poetry.
EL. Reads at least four books by the same author, in one literary genre
EL. Reads at least three works of nonfiction.
EL. Uses at least three types of informational text, including website pages.
EL.5.1.7 Reading Text Level
EL.5.10 Learning Skills
EL.5.10.1 Participates and contributes during group activity
EL.5.10.10 Exhibits self-control in language and behavior
EL.5.10.11 Listens and pays attention in class
EL.5.10.12 Follows oral and written directions
EL.5.10.13 Works neatly and legibly
EL.5.10.14 Exhibits a positive self-image
EL.5.10.15 Thinks analytically
EL.5.10.16 Copes with problem situations in an acceptable manner by using words
EL.5.10.17 Cooperates with others
EL.5.10.18 Stays on task and completes class work on time
EL.5.10.19 Identifies and expresses feelings in self and others
EL.5.10.2 Works well independently
EL.5.10.20 Completes and hands in homework on time
EL.5.10.3 Accepts rules and limits established for the good of the group
EL.5.10.4 Demonstrates best effort and pride in work
EL.5.10.5 Seeks help when needed
EL.5.10.6 Organizes materials, work, and workplace
EL.5.10.7 Transitions well from one activity to the next
EL.5.10.8 Is willing to try new experiences and ideas
EL.5.10.9 Accepts responsibility for own actions
EL.5.2.1 Writing process
EL. Uses writing process strategies and shares writing with others.
EL. Prints or writes cursive legibly and fluently
EL. Composes and edits a longer piece using a word processor with accuracy and speed of 80% at 15-20 wpm on all three rows of the keyboard with correct fingering and eyes on the monitor or copy.
EL. Can format writing . Headers . Footers. Borders. Page breaks . Lists.
EL.5.2.2 Grammar, spelling & mechanics
EL. Demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions.
EL. Demonstrates command of conventional English spelling, including using spell check and thesaurus.
EL. Demonstrates command of the structures of English language . Writes a variety of simple and compound sentences, including phrases and clauses. Names organizational text structures within paragraphs (eg. Description, chronology, proposition/support, comp
EL.5.2.3 Response to text
EL. Writes responses to literary and informational text . Sets context/background. Summarizes key ideas. Connects to prior knowledge and other texts. States and maintains a purpose when responding to a given question. Uses specific details and references
EL.5.2.4 Informational writing
EL. Writes reports (of at least five paragraphs) . Establishes a topic (purpose). Organizes information using description, chronology, proposition/support, and compare/contrast . Uses basic transition words. Uses elaboration strategies (details). Conveys
EL. Writes procedures (of the equivalent of five paragraphs) . Establishes a purpose. Uses a format that is easy to follow. Uses basic transition words. Uses details and examples that convey the process and exclude extraneous information. Provides a list
EL. Writes persuasive essays (of at least five paragraphs) . Organizes information using description, chronology, proposition/support, and compare/contrast . Uses basic transition words. Uses elaboration strategies (details). States the issue or problem a
EL.5.2.5 Expressive writing
EL. Writes narratives, organizing and relating a story line plot/ series of events, using details.
EL. Writes reflective essays making connections between personal experiences and ideas.
EL. Writes poetry, demonstrating an awareness of purpose and . uses language effectively.
EL.5.3.1 Numbers and operations
EL. Mentally multiplies and divides whole numbers through 12
EL. Shows opposite relationships using integers on a number line
EL. Estimates and evaluates reasonableness of solutions with products and quotients
EL. Adds and subtracts whole numbers (3 digits by 3 digit numbers with trading and zeros
EL. Multiplies whole numbers (2 digits by 2 digits)
EL. Divides whole numbers (3 digit divided by 2 digits) remainder shown as fractions in the lowest terms
EL. Applies concept of prime and composite numbers
EL. Applies concept factors of a number
EL. Applies concept of multiples of a number
EL. Applies properties of divisibility (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10)
EL. Whole numbers represented as powers of 10
EL.5.3.2 Geometry and measurement
EL. Given a graph or table, answers questions, makes observations or draws conclusions
EL. In response to teacher or student generated hypothesis: analyzes data in words to draw conclusions about hypothesis being tested
EL. In response to teacher or student generated hypothesis: makes predictions, asks new questions or makes connections to real world situation when appropriate
EL. Distinguishes between numerical or categorical data
EL. Create a spreadsheet from a blank page, including simple formulas and simple functions (Sum and Avg.)
EL. Create a graphical representation of multiple series of numerical data
EL. Manipulate format, including resizing rows & columns, font, colors, and hiding grid
EL. Identify and justify decisions made about use of electronic resources/applications
EL. Displays data on a table or graph (tables, bar graphs, circle graphs, line graphs,tally charts, frequency charts, Venn diagrams, pictograph, line plots or histograms)
EL. Finds the mean, median and mode of a set of data
EL. Applies data from a table to a graph
EL. Locates coordinates on a two-dimensional coordinate graph
EL. Completes a line graph that represents continuous data or shows trends among discrete data
EL. In response to teacher or student generated hypothesis: collects data
EL. In response to teacher or student generated hypothesis: organizes data
EL. In response to teacher or student generated hypothesis: creates a graph of the data
EL.5.3.3 Functions and algebra
EL. Identifies obtuse, acute, and right angles
EL. Calculates the area of a rectangle
EL. Calculates the area of right triangles
EL. Label the perimeters and areas above with the correct units.
EL. Using a grid, shows rectangles of a particular area with different perimeters using whole number dimensions
EL. Using a grid, shows rectangles of a particular perimeter with different areas using whole number dimensions
EL. Selects and uses appropriate tool and unit to measure length in to 1/8 inch and millimeters
EL. Converts inches to feet, feet to yards, and inches to yards
EL. Converts centimeters to meters, and millimeters to centimeters
EL. Measures time in years, days, hours, and to the nearest minute
EL. Converts hours to days, days to week, days to years, seconds to minutes, and minutes to hours
EL. Identifies right, acute, and obtuse and isosceles, scalene, and equilateral triangles
EL. Selects and use appropriate tool and unit to measure temperature to the nearest degree in Fahrenheit and Celsius
EL. Selects and uses appropriate tool and unit to measure Capacity in cups to gallons and liters
EL. Converts ounces to quarts, quarts to gallons, and pints to quarts
EL. Measures mass kilograms and grams to the nearest gram
EL. Selects and uses appropriate tool and unit to measure weight in grams and ounces.
EL. Converts ounces to pounds
EL. Measures angles and rotation to 2 degrees
EL. Determines elapsed and accrued time to the nearest minute including a.m. to p.m.
EL. Uses the properties and attributes of angles and sides to identify regular and irregular polygons
EL. Identifies and classifies types of quadilaterals
EL. Identifies and classifies three-dimensional shapes (cubes, rectangular prisms, triangular prisms)
EL. Demonstrates congruency using combining and subdividing shape using models (flips, slides, turns)
EL. Applies concepts of similarity using size and shape of polygons
EL. Uses scale to determine distance on maps
EL. Calculates the perimeter of polygons
EL.5.3.4 Data, statistics and analysis
EL. Shows equivalent representations of commonly used fractions and decimals (fourths, thirds, eighths, sixteenths, and tenths)
EL. Rounds decimals to the hundredths place
EL. Adds and subtracts decimals to hundredths place
EL. Models benchmark percents ( 25%, 50%, 75%)
EL. Determines theoretical probability, as a fraction, using a counting technique
EL. Uses experimental probability, evaluates possible outcomes and describes chance of an event as a ratio or fraction
EL. Uses calculator and application/functions for basic operations, fraction-decimal conversion, and percentatge
EL. Continues the growing, repeating geometric, or numeric patterns to the next five
EL. Describes the pattern and generalization using words.
EL. Creates a table to continue the pattern
EL. Shows conceptual understanding of a remainder in a division problem (fraction in lowest terms)
EL. Adds and subtracts proper fractions with like denominators
EL. Adds proper fractions with unlike denominators
EL. Subtracts proper fractions with unlike denominators
EL. Renames a fraction as a division problem
EL. Identifies place value 1,000,000 to thousandths
EL. Compares (using >, =, <) and orders decimals from least and to greatest
EL. Compares (using >, =, <) and orders fractions from least and to greatest
EL. Compares (using >, =, <) and orders percents from least and to greatest
EL.5.3.5 Problem solving
EL. Applies order of operations with and without parentheses
EL. Simplifies an expression with 2 sets of parentheses where order of operation is not evident
EL. Evaluates simple variable expressions given a replacement set for the variables
EL. Solves a multi-step linear equations by choosing the correct value in the given replacement set
EL. Solves one step linear equations (simple pan balance problems)
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Uses the strategy Guess and Check
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Uses the strategies of Draw a Picture or diagram, Look for a pattern, Use or Make a Table, Make an Organized List, and Do a simpler problem.
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Providing documentation that shows reasoning and supports the solution
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Using mathematical representation to communicate the solution
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Using mathematical language in communicating the solution
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Showing all the work done to solve the problem including the answer (solution)
EL. Demonstrates understanding of mathematical problem solving Making connections by observations, applications, extensions, and generalizations
EL.5.4.1 Inquiry
EL.5.4.2 Physical science
EL.5.4.3 Life Science
EL.5.4.4 Human Body
EL.5.4.5 Universe, Earth, Environment
EL.5.5.1 Inquiry
EL.5.5.2 History
EL.5.5.3 Physical and cultural geography
EL.5.5.4 Civic, government and Society
EL.5.5.5 Economics
EL.5.6.1 Listens actively
EL. Listens and responds by asking clarifying questions, restating, and participating in group discussions
EL. Begins to critique by observing, describing, extending, interpreting and making connections within and across texts.
EL. Summarizes information and presents orally, varying rate, volume and tone.
EL. Creates and presents a presentation including title slide, graphics (animated), text, voice, sound, related to topic, table of contents and bibliography.
EL.5.6.2 Oral Expression
EL.5.7 Art
EL.5.7.1 Artistic skills
EL.5.7.2 Approach to work
EL.5.7.3 Concepts and vocabulary
EL.5.7.4 Reflection & response to art
EL.5.8 Music
EL.5.8.1 Musical Skills
EL.5.8.2 Approach to work
EL.5.8.3 Concepts and vocabulary
EL.5.8.4 Reflection and response to music
EL.5.9 PE
EL.5.9.1 Motor Skills
EL.5.9.2 Physical fitness
EL.5.9.3 Attitude to physical fitness
EL.5.9.4 Participation