Ms. Paone – Second Trimester 2020-21

5th Grade – Trimester 2 

ELA 

Reading

Theme
Story Elements
Cause and Effect
Fact and Opinion
Figurative Language
Conclusions and Inferences

Writing

Sequencing/Transition Words
Compare and Contrast
Dialogue/Quotations
Sensory Details
Informative Writing
Persuasive Writing

Grammar

Types of Verbs (Action, Linking, and Helping)
Verb Conjugation
Descriptive Verbs
Ordering Adjectives
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
Prefixes/Suffixes

Genres

Historical Fiction
Biographies
Informational Text
Drama
Poetry
Folktales

Math 

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Equivalent Fractions
Making Like Units Pictorially
Making Like Units Numerically
Benchmark Numbers
Solving Multi-step Word Problems
Part to Whole Relationships

Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions

Line Plots of Fraction Measurements
Fractions as Division
Multiplication of a Whole Number by a Fraction
Fraction Expressions and Word Problems
Multiplication of a Fraction by a Fraction
Multiplication with Fractions and Decimals as Scaling and Word Problems
Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions
Interpretation of Numerical Expressions

Science 

Space Systems: Stars and the Solar System

Types of Interactions (5-PS2-1)
The Universe and its Stars (5-ESS1-1)
Earth and the Solar System (5-ESS1-2)

Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

Energy in Chemical Processes (5-PS3-1)
Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms (5-LS1-1)
Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems (5-LS2-1)
Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems (5-LS2-1)

 

Social Studies  

European Exploration and its Effects (Standards 1, 2, 3, and 4)

Results of Colonial Rule
Exploration and Colonization
The Middle Passage/Transatlantic Slave Trade

Comparative Cultures (Standards 1 and 2)

Geography, Culture, Government, and Economics of:

  •  The United States
  •  Canada
  •  Mexico