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Math

Operations & Algebraic Thinking
Students will:
-use addition and subtraction within 1,000 to solve word problems

-fluently add and subtract within 20 using strategies

-understand odd and even numbers

-find the total number of objects in arrays

Number and Operations in Base Ten

Students will:

-count within 1,000 and skip count by 5s, 10s, and 100s

-read and write numbers to 1,000 using numerals, number names, and expanded form

-compare 3-digit numbers using <, >, =

-fluently add and subtract within 100 using place value strategies

-add and subtract within 1,000 using a variety of strategies

-mentally add or subtract 10 or 100 to a number within 1,000

-explain why addition or subtraction strategies work

Measurement and Data

Students will:

-measure and compare different objects' lengths

-use addition and subtraction to solve word problems using length

-tell time to the nearest 5 minutes using a.m. and p.m.

-solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies

-draw a picture graph and a bar graph to represent data from a survey and solve problems and make comparisons from the graph

Geometry

Students will:

-recognize, identify, and draw shapes--triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons

-partition a rectangle into specific rows and columns

-partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal parts and identify the fractions of those shapes

Science
The curriculum is divided into the three areas of earth science, life science and physical science.
Topics covered in each area are:
-Earth Science
-Our Earth
-Weather and Space
-Life Science
-A World of Living Things
-Homes for Living Things
-Physical Science
-Exploring Matter
-Energy in Motion

Social Studies
The central focus of the social studies education is on people and places.
Titles of the five units are:
-Unit 1 - Culture:  We Live Together
-Unit 2 - Geography:  Exploring Earth
-Unit 3 - History:  Long Ago and Today
-Unit 4 - Economics:  Needs and Wants
-Unit 5 - Citizenship:  How Government Works

Language Arts
Includes listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, spelling, and handwriting.
Goals
Students will:
-demonstrate word analysis skills by identifying the individual parts of contractions and compound words and prefixes and suffixes.
-develop an appreciation for good literature, and the skills that will enable them to become lifelong readers.
-recognize main idea, cause and effect, and author's purpose.
-make inferences and predict outcomes.
-distinguish between fantasy and reality.
-summarize a given story.
-learn to spell and apply new words.
-alphabetize by second letter.
-demonstrate proper use of nouns, verbs, and adjectives.
-identify and use words that are synonyms.
-follow the steps of the Writing Process:
-pre-writing, drafting, responding, revising, editing, conventions of English, evaluating, and post-writing.
-write on a daily basis and for a variety of purposes

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