Please click a section below the penguins to view the Outcomes for 5th grade!

Language Outcome

Reading Outcomes

Students in 5th grade will be able to.......
*read and understand unfamiliar stories, articles, and poems
*read fluently and with expression
*use context clues to figure out word meanings
*use root words, antonyms, synonyms, idioms, and homophones to understand words
*summarize and paraphrase key ideas from stories, articles and poems
* identify main ideas and supporting details when reading fictional stories
*infer relevant details when reading non-fictional articles
*generate graphic organizers to help understand the stories read
*compare and contrast, distinguish between fact and opinion, determine cause and effect relationships, identify author's purpose and point of view when reading
* identify story elements such as:characters, plot and theme or tone
*identify and determine the meanings of similes and metaphors

MATH OUTCOMES: Students in 5th grade will be able to..............

* solve real world and mathematical problems requiring addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of multi-digit whole numbers
*read, write, represent, and compare fractions and decimals
*recognize and write eguivalent fractions
*convert between fractions and decimals
*add and subtract fractions, mixed numbers, and decimals
* use patterns, tables, graphs, and rules to solve problems
*apply commutative, associative, and distributive properties and order of operations to generate equivalent numerical expressions using whole numbers
*understand and interpret equations and inequalities involving variables and whole numbers
*describe, classify, and draw representations of 3-D figures
*determine the area of triangles and quadrilaterals
*determine surface area and volume of rectangular prisms
*determine and use the definitions of mean, median, and range of a set of data
*create and interpret a bar, circle, and line graphs by applying whole numbers, fractions, and percents