5th-Grade Curriculum Standards


August 08, 2007

Soil Formation

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Posted by mpdoran at 04:17 PM

Adaptations

Standard(s) Science and Technology/Engineering
Strand #2: Life Science (Biology)
Learning Standard# 6: Give examples of how inherited characteristics may change over time as
adaptations to changes in the environment that enable organisms to survive, e.g., shape of beak or feet, placement of eyes on head, length of neck, shape of teeth, color.

Standard(s): English Language Arts
Strand: Language
Learning Standard #2: Questioning, listening, and contributing Students will pose questions, listen to the ideas of others, and contribute their own information or ideas in group discussions or interviews in order to acquire knowledge.

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Posted by mpdoran at 12:28 AM

From Seed to Soil

Standard(s): Science and Technology/Engineering
Strand #2: Life Science (Biology)
Learning Standard #3: Recognize that plants and animals go through predictable life cycles that include birth, growth, development, reproduction, and death.
Learning Standard #11: Describe how energy derived from the sun is used by plants to produce sugars (photosynthesis) and is transferred within a food chain from producers (plants) to consumers to decomposers.
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Standard(s): English Language Arts
Strand: Composition
Learning Standard #19: Writing Students will write with a clear focus, coherent organization, and sufficient detail.
Strand: Language
Learning Standard #2: Questioning, and contributing Students will pose questions, listen to the ideas of others, and contribute their own information or ideas in group discussions or interviews in order to acquire new knowledge.

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Posted by mpdoran at 12:26 AM

Barney and History of Forest Park

Standard(s): History and Social Science
Strand: Regions of the United States: Geography and Early History
Learning Standard #3.13: Identify historic buildings, monuments, or sites in the area and explain their purpose.
Learning Standard #3.17: Give examples of business people who have contributed to the economy of Massachusetts.
Standard(s): English Language Arts
Strand: Composition
Learning Standard # 19: Writing - Students will write with clear focus, coherent organization, and sufficient detail.
Strand: Language
Learning Standard #2: Questioning, listening, and contributing Students will pose questions, listen to the ideas of others, and contribute their own information or ideas in group discussions or interviews in order to acquire knowledge.

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Posted by mpdoran at 12:24 AM

Floating and Sinking

Standard(s): Science and Technology/Engineering
Strand # 4 Technology/Engineering
Learning Standard # 1: Identify materials used to accomplish a design task based on a specific property, (i.e. weight, strength, hardness, and flexibility)
Learning standard # 2: Identify relevant design features (e.g. size, shape, weight) for building a prototype of a solution to a given problem.

Standard(s): Mathematics
Learning Standard 6.M.3:
Solve problems involving proportional relationships and units of measurement (e.g. same systems unit conversions, scale models, maps and speed).

Standard(s): English Language Arts
Strand: Composition
Learning Standard # 19: Writing - Students will write with clear focus, coherent organization, and sufficient detail.
Strand: Language
Learning Standard #2: Questioning, listening, and contributing Students will pose questions, listen to the ideas of others, and contribute their own information or ideas in group discussions or interviews in order to acquire knowledge.

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Posted by mpdoran at 12:20 AM

Floating and Sinking: How fast is the Pecousic River flowing

How fast is the Pecousic River flowing today?

Date:
Average the winning times:


Velocity = Distance V= D/T
Time

Distance = __________feet (start to finish of race)
Time = __________ seconds (average of the winning times)


The velocity of the Pecousic River on ________________ (date) was _____________ feet per ________________ seconds.


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Posted by mpdoran at 12:12 AM