• Math

First Quarter: Module 1:  Understanding the Place Value System

Lessons 1-4 Multiplicatibe Patterns on the Place Value Chart

Lessons 5-6 Decimal Fractions and Place Value Patterns

Lesson 7-8 Place Value and Rounding Decimal Fractions

Lessons 9-10 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Lessons 11-12 Multiplying Decimals

Lessons 13-16 Dividing Decimals

Second Quarter: Modules 2 and 3

Module 2: Multiplying and Dividing decimals and large numbers

Module 3:  Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Third Quarter: Modules 4 and 5

Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimals

Module 5:  Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area

Fourth Quarter: Continuation of Module 5 and Module 6

Module 5:  Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area

Module 6:  Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane

Science

First Quarter:  Sun, Moon, and Stars

Strand 6 C2  Earth's Process and Systems

PO 1: Describe how the Moon's appearance changes in a 4 week cycle

PO 2: Describe how Earths' rotation results in day and night at any particular location

PO 3: Distinguish between revolution and rotation

PO4:  Describe the role of gravity as an attractive force between celestial objects

PO 5: Explain the apparent motion of the Sun and Stars

PO 6: Describe the efforts to explore

Systems Strand 6 C3 Earth in the Solar System

PO 1: Identify the known planets of the solar system

PO 2: Describe the distinguishing characteristics of the known planets in the solar system

PO 3: Describe various objects in the sky

PO 4: Describe the change in position of the motion of the moon, sun, and stars

Second Quarter: Mixtures and Solutions

Strand 5 C1 Properties and Change of Properties in Matter

PO 1: Identify that matter is made of smaller units called: molecules and atoms

PO 2: Distinguish between mixtures and compounds

PO 3: Describe changes of matter: physical vs. chemical

Third Quarter:  Levers and Pulleys

Strand 5 C2 Motion and Forces

PO 1:  Describe the following forces:  gravity and friction

PO 2:  Describe the various effects forces have on an object.

P0 3:  Examine forces and motion through investigations using simple machines

PO 4: Demonstrate effects of variables on an object's motion

Fourth Quarter:  Human Body

Strand 4 C1 Structure and Function in Living Systems

PO 1: Identify the functions and parts of the skeletal system: protection, support, and movement

PO 2: Identify the following types of muscles: cardiac, smooth, and skeletal

PO 3: Identify the functions and parts of the nervous system: control center, relay mechanism, and transport message

PO 4: Distinguish between voluntary and involuntary responses

Social Studies

Quarter 1:  American Geograpy and Economics

Geography

5.G1.1 Use and construct maps and graphs to represent changes in the UnitedStates. • Key concepts include but are not limited to physical and human features of the United States, the regions of the United States and their characteristics, geographic location of major events, the growth of the United States through territorial expansion, demographic changes, and the states and their capitals

5.G2.1 Describe how natural and human-caused changes to habitats or climate can impact our world.

5.G3.1 Use key historical events with geographic tools to analyze the causes and effects of environmental and technological events on human settlements and migration. • Key concepts include but are not limited to consequences of territorial expansion on American Indians, the institution of slavery, the positive and negative impact of new technologies on the environment and the growth of cities, and the impact of transportation and infrastructure on settlement and migration

5G4.1 Describe how economic activities, natural phenomena, and human-made events in one place or region are impacted by interactions with nearby and distant places or regions

Economics

5.E1.1 Give examples of financial risks that individuals and households face within the context of the time period studied.

5.E2.1 Compare the benefits and costs of individual choices within the context of key historical events • Key concepts can include but are not limited to smuggling during the American Revolution, separating from England, economic powers outlined in the Constitution, slavery, secession, territorial expansion, and unregulated industry

5.E3.1 Develop an understanding of the characteristics of entrepreneurship within a market economy and apply these characteristics to individuals during the time-period studied. • Characteristics include but are not limited to risk taking, innovation, and problemsolving

5.E4.1 Describe how government decisions on taxation, spending, protections, and regulation affected the national economy during the time-period being studied

5.E4.2 Analyze how agriculture, new industries, new technologies, changes in transportation, and labor impacted the national economy including productivity, supply and demand, and price during the time-period beingstudied

5.E5.1 Generate questions to explain how trade leads to increasing economic interdependence on different nations. • Key concepts include but are not limited to products that are imported into markets within the United States and products that are exported to other markets in the world

Field Trip to Biz-Town at closing of Economics unit will be on Tuesday, October 15th

Writing

Writing is integrated into all subject areas.

Students will do most of their writing in Google Docs.  Students can access Google Drive from home using their school login and password.

1st Semester:  Quarter 1:  Narrative and Informative Writing 5. W. 2 and 5 W. 2

Quarter 2:  Informative and Opinion Writing 5. W. 1

2nd Semester: Quarter 3: Opinion Writing, Poetry and Figuarative Speech 5 W. 1, 5. L. 5

Quarter 4: Research Writing 5 W. 7, 5 W.8, 5 W.9

Students will learn how to use Thinking Maps (graphic organizers) to help them plan, edit, and revise their writing assignments.  We use the Flee map the most which is a combination of a tree and flow map.

All writing assignments are scored using the AZMerit rubric.  Grade level/proficient is considered a 3 in Focus, Ideas, and Organization, as well as in evidence and elaboration.  In Conventions 2's is grade level.

Informative Writing Rubric

Opinion Writing Rubric

MTSS

Students receive reading, writing or math support. MTSS can also be a time for enrichment.