• 5 th Grade Syllabus

    ELA:
     use details to explain what a text says explicitly
     make inferences
     determine theme/compare & contrast theme
     identify main idea 
     describe characters, setting, plot
     make connections in nonfiction text
     determine the meaning of unknown words and     phrases
     differentiate between poems, dramas, and prose
     determine elements of poetry and dramas
     determine text structure (chronology, comparison, cause/effect,
    problem/solution, description)
     compare and contrast point of view
     explain an author’s use of reasons and evidence
     
     
    Math: 
    Operation and Algebraic Thinking 
    o Write and interpret numerical expressions
    o Analyze patterns and relationships

     
    Number and Operations in Base Ten

    o Understand the place value system 
    o Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers.
    o Perform operations with decimals.

     
    Fractions
    o Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
    o Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and
    division to multiply and divide fractions.

    Measurement and Data
    o Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system
    o Represent and interpret data.
    o Understand concepts of volume.

     
    Geometry 
    o Quarters Understand the coordinate plane.
    o Classify quadrilaterals.

    Language Arts:
     Nouns
    o regular 
    o irregular
    o abstract

    Language Arts (continued):
     Verbs
    o progressive verb

    Punctuation
    o separate items in a series
    o commas in addresses
    o commas in dialogue
    o quotation marks in dialogue

    Spelling
    o continue using conventional

    Tenses
    o perfect verb tense
    o use correct verb
    tense

    Adjectives
    o comparative 
    o superlative

    Conjunctions
    o coordinating and
    subordinating 
    o correlative (such a
    either/or)

    Adverbs
    o comparative and
    superlative
    o relative

    spelling for high frequency words
    and adding suffixes

    Context Clues
    Figurative Language
    o metaphors
    o similes
    o idioms, adages, proverbs

    Prepositions
    Pronouns
    o pronoun-antecedent agreement
    o relative
     Interjections