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    Science Quarter 1:

    Unit 1: Classification 

    Students will obtain, evaluate and communicate information to group organisms using scientific classification procedures.

     

    Unit 2: Cells

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare and contrast the parts of plant and animal cells. 

     

     

    Science Quarter 2:

    Unit 3: Microorganisms

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about how microorganisms benefit or harm larger organisms.  

     

    Unit 4: Inherited Traits

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information showing that some characteristics of organisms are inherited and other characteristics are acquired.

     

    Unit 5: Constructive & Destructive Processes

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to identify surface features on the Earth caused by constructive and destructive processes. 

     

    Science Quarter 3:

    Unit 5: Constructive & Destructive Processes 

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to identify surface features on the Earth caused by constructive and destructive processes.

     

    Unit 6: Physical & Chemical Changes

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain the differences a physical change and a chemical change.

     

    Unit 7: Electricity & Magnetism

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate to investigate electricity. 

    Students will obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about magnetism and its relationship to electricity.

     

    Social Studies Quarter 1:

      

    Unit 1: Turn of the Century

    Students will describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century. 

     

    Unit 2: World War I and the 1920's

    Students will describe the U.S.'s involvement in World War I and post-World War I America. 

     

    Unit 3:  The Great Depression and The New Deal

    Students will explain how the Great Depression and New Deal affected the lives of millions of Americans. 

      

    Social Studies Quarter 2:

    Unit 4: World War II

    Students will explain America's involvement in World War II. 

     

    Unit 5: The Cold War

    Students will discuss the origins and consequences of the Cold War.

     

    Unit 6: Social Unrest 

    Students will describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950-1975.

     

    Social Studies Quarter 3:

    Unit 7: Modern Era 

    Students will trace important developments in America from 1975 to 2001.

     

    Unit 8: Geographical Understandings

    Students will locate important places in the United States.

    Students will explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities.

     

    Unit 9: Government & Civics

    Students will explain how a citizen's rights are protected under the U.S. Constitution.

    Students will explain the process by which amendments to the U.S. Constitution are made.

    Students will explain how amendments to the U.S. Constitution have maintained a representative democracy/republic.

     

    Math Quarter 1:

    Unit 1: Order of Operations and Whole Number

    Students will write & interpret numerical expressions; use parenthesis and evaluate expressions; write simple expressions; understand the place value system; perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths; fluently multiply multi-digit numbers; find whole number quotients.

     

    Unit 2: Decimals

    Students will understand the place value system; read and write decimals; compare decimals; round decimals; perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths; add and subtract decimals. 

     

    Unit 3: Multiplying & Dividing Decimals

    Students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to the hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

     

    Math Quarter 2:

    Continuation of Unit 3: Multiplying & Dividing Decimals

    Students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to the hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.  

     

    Unit 4: Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Fractions

    Students will add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators by finding a common denominator and equivalent fractions to produce like denominators. 

    Students will solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions; use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers; interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator; solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers; apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction; interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing); compare the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication; explain why multiplying a given number by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number; solve real-world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers by using visual fraction models or equations to repr-sent the problem; apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions; make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit; and use opreations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots.

     

    Math Quarter 3:

    Unit 4: Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Fractions

    Students will add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers with unlike denominators by finding a common denominator and equivalent fractions to produce like denominators.

    Students will solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions; use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers; interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator; solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers; apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction; interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing); compare the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication; explain why multiplying a given number by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number; solve real-world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers by using visual fraction models or equations to repr-sent the problem; apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions; make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit; and use opreations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots.

     

    Unit 5: 2D Figures

    Students will understand that attributes belonging to a category of two-dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category.

    Students will classify two-dimensional figures in a hierarchy based on properties.

     

    Unit 6: Volume and Measurement   

    Students will convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system and use the conversions in solving multi-step real world problems. 

    Students will recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

    Students will measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised units. 

    Students will relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume. 

     

    ELA Quarter 1:

    Unit 1: Reading

    Students will quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the texts.

    Students will determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. 

    Students will determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. 

    By the end of the year, students will read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently; read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently. 

     

    Unit 1: Grammar

    Students will explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences. 

    Students will form and use the perfect  (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb aspects. 

    Students will use punctuation to separate items in a series. 

    Students will use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works. 

    Students will demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 

    Students will use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words. 

    Students will spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

    Students will determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. 

    Students will use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

    Students will consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases. 

     

    Unit 1: Writing

    Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

    With some guidance and support from peers &  adults, students will develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. 

    Students will write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences; provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. 

     

    ELA Quarter 2:

    Unit 2: Reading

    Students will compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.

    Students will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

    Students will explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text. 

    Students will determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

     

    Unit 2: Grammar

    Students will demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

    Students will use verb tense and aspect to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.

    Students will use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).

    Students will demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

    Students will use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.

    Students will use a comma to set off the words yes and no, to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence, and to indicate direct address. 

    Students will use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. 

    Students will expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style. 

    Students will determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. 

    Students will demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 

    Students will interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.

    Students will use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words. 

     

    Unit 2: Writing  

    Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

    With some guidance and support from peers &  adults, students will develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. 

    Students will write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

     

    ELA Quarter 3: 

    Unit 3: Reading 

    Students will describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.

    Students will compare and contrast stories in the same genre on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

    Students will analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

    Students will explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence supports which point(s).

    Students will integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

     

    Unit 3: Grammar

    Students will recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense and aspect.

    Students will use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.

    Students will use a comma to set off the words yes and no, to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence, and to indicate direct address.

    Students will expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.

     

    Unit 3: Writing

    Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

    With some guidance and support from peers &  adults, students will develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. 

    Students will opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

    *Some concepts may take longer than others to grasp.

     

     Early Release Days: 

    October 8, 2021

    October 11 - 13, 2021

    December 22, 2021

    March 18, 2022

    May 27, 2022

     

    Winter Break:

    February 21, 2022 - February 25, 2022

     

     

    Georgia Milestones Test Prep Resources:

    End of Grade Study Guides:

    https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/EOG-Study-Resource-Guides.aspx 

    Ed Galaxy Test Prep Link:

    https://educationgalaxy.com/georgia-gmas-gse-preparation/

    Experience Online Testing Georgia:

    http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

     

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