• Number and Operations
    • Understand, describe place value to ten-thousands place
    • Design and label number lines appropriate to the situation
    • Compare and order numbers through 10,000
    • Skip count by threes, e.g. 1, 18, 21, 24…
    • Understand the commutative property of + and x
    • Understand the zero property of multiplication
    • Understand the meaning of the decimal point
    • Understand the concept of tenths written as a decimal
    • Understand the meaning of multiplication and division
    • Know the multiplication and division fact families
    • Know multiplication and corresponding division facts
    • Add and subtract numbers up to 4-digits
    • Multiply mentally by 10 and 100
    • Multiply and divide 2-digit number by a 1-digit number
    • Divide a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number with remainder
    • Understand meaning, structure of fractions (zero to one)
    • Understand and write simple mixed numbers
    • Compare fractions with like denominators
    • Add and subtract fractions with like denominators
    • Add and subtract money
    • Use strategies to estimate whole number computations

    Algebra
    • Analyze mathematical sequences with/without a calculator
    • Use patterns - predictions, solve problems, relationships
    • Understand, explain relationships in equations, inequalities
    • Solve equations and inequalities
    • Identify and use commutative and associative properties
    • Understand and use grouping symbols

    Geometry
    • Explore congruence and similarity
    • Add to find perimeter
    • Count to find area and volume
    • Create models of 2-dimensional objects
    • Investigate simple nets
    • Analyze and describe 2- and 3-dimensional objects
    • Find and name locations on labeled grid/coordinate system
    • Identify shapes that when put together = a given shape

    Measurement
    • Use correct measurement vocabulary
    • Explain, measure temperature using Celsius, Fahrenheit
    • Read and understand a simple time line
    • Measure length, weight, volume using metric and US customary units to nearest ½ unit as appropriate
    • Using appropriate tools, draw a line or shape with specified measurements
    • Count money up to $10.00
    • Understand attributes of second, minute, hour
    • Tell time to the minute, before or after the hour
    • Measure elapsed time using a calendar or clock
    • Read/understand a calendar using day, week, month, year
    • Count weeks before/after certain dates on the calendar

    Data Analysis and Probability
    • Organize and interpret data using line graphs
    • Construct graphs using data from a table
    • Discover patterns in tables and graphs by creating, organizing, recording and analyzing data
    • Formulate questions and categories for data collection and actively collect first-hand information
    • Describe the shape and important features of a set of data and compare related data sets
  • Accepting His Plan: The Plan of Redemption, God’s plan for the church and for the individual
    • Understand the importance of studying scripture in daily life
    • Know the roles “three-in-one” members of the God-family
    • Understand that God and the angels He created lived in heaven in perfect harmony before sin
    • Understand that sin and its effects are the result of the universal conflict between God and Satan
    • Know that death is a consequence of sin, but God has the power to raise the dead from their graves
    • Explain Jesus’ role as Messiah, Savior and Redeemer
    • Know that Christians are part of God’s family and have a responsibility to witness and serve others
    • Understand that all people are equal in God’s sight and are accepted into the Family of God
    • Know how God has worked in history to preserve Christian church
    • Understand that each person has spiritual gifts, talents
    • Know, power to make right choices is provided by grace
    • Understand that Jesus is coming back for all who have chosen to follow Him and will live with Him
  • Life: Animals, Arthropods, Arachnids, Genetics
    • Describe the basic needs of living things
    • Describe the life cycle of animals
    • Identify factors that all animals need to survive
    • Explain food chains and food web
    • Classify organisms by similar/different characteristics
    • Identify inherited traits and diseases

    Health: Drugs, Health Principles, Biblical Principles, Natural Laws, Human Sexuality
    • Understand drug abuse is harmful to health
    • Identify healthful and harmful drugs and their affects
    • Understand the proper use and value of medicines
    • Understand that God has provided guidelines (natural laws) to keep us health
    • Exhibit life style choices consistent with biblical principles

    Physical: Force, Friction/Gravity/Inertia, Motion
    • Define force and friction
    • Define gravity and describe how it affect matter
    • Compare gravitational attraction of objects of varying mass
    • Define inertia and describe its effects
    • Describe how forces affect the motion of objects

    Earth: Origin of the Universe, Astronomy, Solar System
    • Identify God’s role in the creation of the universe
    • Understand purpose of God’s law and order in the universe
    • Define astronomy
    • Describe the space program
    • Identify the members of the Solar System
    • Describe the sun’s affect on planet earth
    • Describe the moon’s phases
    • Define asteroids, meteors, comets, and constellations

    Scientific Inquiry: May be included in each unit of study
    • Make observations
    • Ask questions, form hypotheses based on observations
    • Plan a simple investigation
    • Collect data from the investigation
    • Use data collected to explain the results
    • Safely use and store tools and equipment

    Service/Career Options
    • Explore ways to use science to serve the community
    • Identify careers in areas of Science
  • Art
    • Use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories
    • Know the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas
    • Select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas
    • Know that the visual arts have both history and specific relationships to various cultures
    • Identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times and places
    • Describe how people’s experiences influence the development of specific artworks
    • Identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum

    Music
    • Recognize and write eighth notes and rests
    • Recognize major and minor tonality (sounds)
    • Use introduction, interludes, codas
    • Recognize AABB and AABA patterns
    • Know meaning of signs p, mp, mf and f
    • Identify different solo voices
    • Identify music styles form different countries
    • Learn to use the hymnal index
  • • Demonstrate proper use and care of computers and other audio-visual equipment
    • Practice using the keyboard
    • Become familiar with proper computer terms
    • Use computers to express ideas with drawing, multi-media and word processing software
    • Learn file management
    • Learn about technology related occupations
    • Use appropriate input/output devices
    • Begin troubleshooting for basic malfunctions
    • Become aware of copyright issues
    • Practice courtesy and respecting of computer time
  • History
    • Develop an understanding of time
    • Measure calendar time by days, weeks, months, and years
    • Identify Native Peoples in the local area
    • Explain how the local community was established
    • Read Bible and church history stories
    • Explain the history of community traditions

    Civics and Government
    • Explain the importance of good citizenship
    • Identify fundamental democratic principles and ideals in songs, stories, and symbols
    • Tell how the 10 Commandments relate to laws of a country
    • Describe the basic structure of government
    • Describe how laws are made, applied, and enforced
    • Show tolerance/respect for individuals with different beliefs
    • Explain the meaning of national and patriotic symbols

    Geography
    • Use a variety of maps
    • Learn important geographical terms
    • Use a compass and recognize the basic directions
    • Identify regional features where your community is located
    • Show how climate affects vegetation and animal life in your region
    • Identify sources and results of pollution
    • Describe renewable and nonrenewable resources

    Economics
    • Recognize the role of useful work
    • Explain the interaction of buyers and sellers
    • Describe how local producers use natural, human, and capital resources to produce goods and services
    • Describe, illustrate value of tithing and returning offerings

    Individuals, Society, and Culture
    • Understand the importance of developing a personal relationship with Christ
    • Understand the importance of cooperation and sharing
    • Understand how God words through people to help make the community a better place
    • Identify local and national holidays and understand the reasons they are celebrated
    • Identify factors that make the local community unique
    • Participate in community service or mission projects
  • Extended Reading and Writing
    • Recognize and read grade appropriate sight words
    • Use the writing process
    • Read silently for pleasure
    • Write an autobiography, stories, and plays
    • Write for the purpose of thanking and researching
    • Write descriptions and personal experiences in sequence
    • Write poetry and a newspaper article
    • Write to express opinion

    Comprehending, Studying, and Evaluating Ideas
    • Develop two column notes and charts
    • Use number notes, concept maps, and visual media
    • Use picture clues
    • Determine meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases
    • Develop level-appropriate vocabulary through the use of context clues and resource materials
    • Develop main idea outlines using number notes with topics/details
    • Write summaries
    • Analyze, compare, and contrast character traits
    • Analyze main ideas using concept maps
    • Distinguish between fact and opinion
    • Assess by opinion-proof notes and persuasive paragraphs
    • Write discussion questions about content of literature/visual media
    • Develop main idea outlines
    • Create visual media to differentiate real and imaginary information
    • Analyze main ideas of visual media
    • Write paragraphs with main ideas and details
    • Underline selectively
    • Understand bias in media messages and products
    • Identify and describe specific thoughts/feelings from visual media
    • Analyze author’s craft
    • Sequence events in pictures, notes, timelines, charts, paragraphs

    Reference Skills
    • Use library references
    • Alphabetize by second letter and beyond
    • Use a dictionary

    Word Study
    • Read words with short vowel patterns and high frequency words
    • Read and write words with silent e
    • Read and write two-syllable words
    • Divide words into syllables
    • Read, spell, and write words with hard and soft c and g
    • Write one and two-syllable words with ai, ay, ee, and ea
    • Recognize the use of repeated sounds in literature
    • Decode and write words containing dipthongs
    • Read, spell, and write verb endings
    • Identify, choose, and write the correct forms verbs
    • Form contractions using not
    • Use a, an, and the correctly
    • Read and spell words with r-controlled vowel patterns
    • Read, spell, and write antonyms, synonyms, and homophones

    Sentence Skills
    • Understand word and sentence order
    • Indent paragraphs
    • Edit for usage, capitalization and punctuation, including commas
    • Use abbreviations
    • Identify and use parts of speech, including verbs and adverbs
    • Recognize and edit correct verb tenses
    • Identify and use pronouns
    • Understand common and proper nouns
    • Identify different kinds of sentences
    • Write clear, concise, correct, varied, and complete sentences
    • Use new vocabulary in concept maps, sentences, and discussions
  • Spiritual Emphasis
    • Recognize that God’s ideal for quality living includes a healthy lifestyle
    • Incorporate into one’s lifestyle health principles: water, air, exercise, nutrition, sunlight, temperance, rest, trust in God
    • Avoid at-risk behaviors
    • Apply Christian principles in recreation and sports
    • Achieve a balance in work and leisure; balancing physical, mental, social and spiritual activities
    • Recognize the interaction of physical, mental and spiritual health with emotional and social well-being

    Movement and Motor Skills
    • Demonstrate mature form in all locomotor patterns and selected manipulative and non-locomotor skills
    • Adapt a skill to the demands of a dynamic, environment
    • Acquire beginning skills of specialized movement forms
    • Combine movement skills in applied settings
    • Apply critical elements to improve personal performance
    • Use critical elements to provide feedback to others
    • Recognize and apply concepts that impact the quality of increasingly complex movement performance

    Lifestyle and Fitness
    • Select and participate regularly in physical activities
    • Identify the benefits derived from regular physical activity
    • Identify physical activities that provide personal pleasure
    • Identify several activities related to physical fitness
    • Associate results of fitness testing to personal health status and ability to perform various activities
    • Meet fitness standards defined by a fitness testing program
    • Experience enjoyment participating in physical activity
    • Enjoy practicing activities to increase skill competence
    • Interact with friends while participating in group activities
    • Use physical activity as a means of self-expression

    Sportsmanship and Appropriate Behaviors
    • Follow activity-specific rules, procedures and etiquette
    • Utilize safety principles in activity situations
    • Work cooperatively/productively with a partner, small group
    • Work independently/on-task for a specified period of time
    • Explore cultural/ethnic self-awareness through participation
    • Recognize the attributes that individuals with difference can bring to group activities
    • Experience differences and similarities among people by participating in activities of national, cultural, ethnic origins