5th Grade Monthly Learning Objectives

 

 

Math

Reading

Writing

Science

Social

Studies

 

 

March

2-6

5.5b

Create and solve single-step and multistep practical problems involving addition, subtraction, and multiplication of decimals, and create and solve single-step practical problems involving division of decimals.

 

5.6 i

 

While writing persuasive letters: Explain how an author’s choice of vocabulary contributes to the author’s style

 

 

5.7 h

Clearly state a position, including supporting reasons and evidence to persuade the intended audience and

5.7 b

Select audience and purpose

5.2 d)

uses and applications of sound waves

Echolocation

Unit test

NAG The Southwest

 

 

Southwest Research Project on a Landmark in the Southwest

 

March

9-13

SOL 5.3a L1

identify and describe the characteristics of prime & composite numbers

SOL 5.7 L2 simplify whole number numerical expressions, using the order of operations

 

5.6 h

 

Identify Cause and Effect in Non-Fiction

 

5.4 c

Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophone to determine the meaning of words

 

 

SOL 5.3a

Draw and label a transverse wave

SOL 5.3b

Visible Spectrum

ROYGBIV

 

SOL 5.3c

VDOE:Translucent Opaque Transparent

NAG The West

 

Geography and Climate

 

 

March 16-20

SOL 5.19a L3

investigate and describe concept of a variable

SOL 5.19b L5

write an equation to represent a given mathematical relationship, using a variable

5.5 k

 

Identify Cause and effect relationships in fiction also

 

5.5 c

 

Describe character development

5.7 j

 

Use precise and descriptive vocabulary to create tone and voice

 

SOL 5.3d

PWCS Exploring reflection and refraction

SOL 5.3 b,e

VDOE Make a rainbow

Unit test

NAG The West

 

Products and Industries

 

 

March 23-27

5.18

dentify, describe, create, express, and extend number patterns found in objects, pictures, numbers, and tables.

 

 

SOL Simulation Test

5.7

 

Opinion Writing Prompt

In class review of 4th grade standards

NAG The West

 

Landmarks and Culture

 

March 30-April 3

Geometry

(unit guides are not available yet)

5.6 e-f

Identify organizational pattern AND

Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author’s organizational pattern

 

5.7 k

 

Vary sentence structure by using transition words and prepositional phrases

In class review of 4th grade standards

 

NAG The West

 

The West today and then TEST

 

4th Grade Monthly Learning Objectives

 

 

Math

Reading

Writing

Science

Social Studies

 

 

March

2-6

SOL 4.5c (L5, L6)

solve single-step practical problems involving adding and subtracting fractions (include mixed numbers)

Unit test

4.6 g

Finish Fact and Opinion

 

Adding facts, opinions, strong adjectives to writing.

 

4.7 j

 

Express an opinion about a topic and provide fact-based reasons for support

4.3

Investigate and understand the characteristics of electricity.

F) historical contributions in understanding electricity

Unit test

VS 8 b

 

Reconstruction after the Civil War

 

Jim Crow Laws

 

March 9-13

SOL 4.13abc (L3, L4)

model and determine all possible outcomes of an event;

represent probability as a point between 0 and 1 on a number line;

model and create practical problems to represent a given probability

4.6 f

Cause and Effect in Non-Fiction

 

 

4.4 b

Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones to determine the meaning of new words

SOL 4.5a

Adaptations

 

VS 8

 

Review Reconstruction and

Reconstruction Test

 

 

March 16-20

SOL 4.13abc (L3, L4)

model and determine all possible outcomes of an event;

represent probability as a point between 0 and 1 on a number line;

model and create practical problems to represent a given probability

4.5 j

Cause and Effect in Fiction

 

4.4 a

Use context to clarify meanings of unfamiliar words

 

SOL 4.5b

Ecosystems, Populations, Communities

 

VS 9a

 

Growth of Virginia

Rural to Urban

 

 

 

March 23-27

SOL 4.3a (L1, L2) model, read, write, and identify decimals through thousandths

 

SOL Simulation Test

4.4 d

Use vocabulary from other content areas (Virginia Studies Writing)

 

SOL 4.5f

Human Influence

VS 9b

Women’s Right to Vote

Maggie Lena Walker

Great Depression in

Virginia

 

March

30-April 3

SOL 4.3d (L1, L2)

model fraction and decimal equivalents; given a model, write fraction and decimal equivalents

SOL 4.3c (L4)

compare two decimals through thousandths; order a set of up to four decimals through thousandths

4.5 i

Compare and Contrast details in literary and informational non-fiction texts

4.7 m

Revise writing for clarity of content using specific vocabulary and information

 

SOL 4.4

The student will investigate and understand basic plant anatomy and life processes. Key concepts include a) the structures of typical plants and the function of each structure;

VS 9c

Describe the social and political events in Virginia linked to desegregation and Massive Resistance and their relationship to national history