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* Last Edit: August 2014
Trimester One 
English Language Arts (CA) 
 I can show that I understand words that have several meanings.
 I can tell the difference between cause and effect, and fact and opinion.
 I can write in cursive forming the letters correctly and neatly so that anyone can read it.
 I can find information in my texts using its index, table of contents, glossary, maps and charts, etc.
 I can speak and write in simple and compound sentences.
 I can speak and write using all kinds of verbs, adverbs, prepositions, and the correct connecting words in my sentences.
 I can capitalize names of magazines, newspapers, works of art and music, organizations, and the first word inside a quotation.

Mathematics (CCSS) 
Unit 1: Place Value, Rounding, Fluency, with Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers.
 I can explain the value of each digit in a multidigit number as ten times the digit to the right.
 I can read/write multidigit whole numbers using numerals, number names, and expanded form. I can compare two multidigit numbers using >,=,<.
 I can round multidigit whole numbers to any given place.
 I can fluently add/subtract multidigit numbers.
Unit 2: Factors and Multiples
 I can find factor pairs for whole numbers 1100. I can recognize a whole number as a multiple of each of its factors. I can decide whether a whole number (1100) is a multiple of a given onedigit. I can determine if a whole number (1100) is prime or composite.

Trimester Two 
English Language Arts (CA) 
 I am able to figure out the meaning of words or phrases by using word origins, synonyms, and antonyms.
 I am able to use root words to define unknown words in my reading.
 I can compare and contrast information on a topic after I have read several articles on the topic.
 I can identify the main events of a story and tell how each affected the future action in the story.
 I can combine short sentences into more interesting sentences using adjectives, adverbs, and phrases to describe.
 I can use commas, quotations marks, and parentheses correctly. I can use apostrophes in contractions and to show ownership.
 I can correctly spell root words, with prefixes and suffixes, and use this skill to spell longer words.

Mathematics (CCSS)

Unit 1: Multiplication and Division Using Place Value
 I can multiply a fourdigit whole number by a onedigit whole number using strategies and properties of operations. I can multiply two twodigit numbers using strategies and properties.
 I can apply strategies to find wholenumber quotients and remainders with up to fourdigit dividends and onedigit divisors. I can represent/explain the calculation using an equation, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
Unit 2: Multiplication and Division Using Place Value
 I can choose the correct operation to perform each step of a multistep word problem. I can interpret the meaning of remainders. I can represent problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity (variable). I can decide if my answer makes sense using mental math, estimation, and rounding.

Trimester Three 
English Language Arts (CA) 
 I can make predictions about ideas in articles or stories in my text by using my experiences, pictures, bold print, titles, and highlighted words.
 I can take new information and ideas and compare them with what I already know.
 I can follow multiplestep instructions in a basic technical manual (e.g., how to use computer commands or video games).
 I can compare and contrast similar characters in similar tales from different cultures.
 I can define figurative language (e.g., simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification) and identify its use in literary works.
 I can write a composition of many paragraphs.
 When I write I use an organized plan such as comparecontrast, chronological order, or asking and answering a question.
 I can write using the help of several reference materials such as a dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, and online.
 I can find and use information in almanacs, newspapers, and periodicals.
 I can edit, rearrange, and rewrite my drafts in improve my writing.

Mathematics (CCSS) 
Unit 1: Fractions
 I can explain why fractions are equivalent using fraction models. I can recognize and create equivalent fractions.
 I can compare two fractions with different numerators and denominators using <, >, and =. I can recognize that comparisons of two fractions are valid only when they refer to the same whole (congruent shape). I can show and prove my comparisons using a fraction model.
 I can use visual models to add and subtract fractions within the same whole. I can use visual models to decompose a fraction in more than one way, including decomposing a fraction into a sum of its unit fractions. I can record each sum of fractions using an equation. I can prove my equation using a fraction model. I can add and subtract mixed numbers with denominators. I can solve word problems using addition and subtraction of fractions with the same denominator.
Unit 2: Fractions and Decimals
 I can use a visual fraction model to show that fractions have multiples. I can use a fraction model to multiply a fraction by a whole number. I can use fraction models to solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number.
 I can identify the tenths and hundredths place of a decimal. I can explain the relationship between a fraction and the decimal representation. I can represent fractions with denominators of 10 and 100 as a decimal. I can show the placement of a decimal on a number line.
