• Number and Operations
    • Understand place value through millions
    • Understand concept and representation of numbers between zero - one, i.e. fractions - decimals
    • Recognize representations for equivalent numbers
    • Read, write and compare decimals to the hundredths
    • Know equivalents in counting money
    • Know how to count up to make change
    • Understand how x and ÷ relate to solve problems
    • Interpret the meaning of a remainder in a division problem
    • Memorize multiplication and division facts through 12
    • Multiply a 3- and 4-digit number by a 1-digit number
    • Divide using 1-digit divisor and 1- 2- or 3-digit dividend
    • Multiply two 2-digit numbers
    • Understand simple equivalent fractions
    • Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers
    • + and – fractions and mixed numbers with CD
    • Estimate solutions
    • Understand basic concepts of LCM and GCF
    • Reduce simple fractions to lowest terms
    • Explore numbers less than zero by extending the number line and through familiar applications

    Algebra
    • Make table of values to solve problems in math relationship
    • Understand the effects of changes in variables
    • Use distributive properties
    • Make and justify predictions

    Geometry
    • Describe points, lines and planes
    • Use columns and rows to determine position on a grid
    • Use coordinate systems to specify locations
    • Identify line symmetry in 3-dimensional shapes
    • Create models of 3-dimensional objects
    • Multiply to find area of rectangles
    • Make and test conjectures about geometric properties and relationships, develop arguments to justify conclusions
    • Compare similarities and differences of quadrilaterals

    Measurement
    • Measure length to the nearest ¼ inch
    • Use measures less than one unit
    • Solve multi-step problems involving measurement
    • Estimate and measure the perimeter of irregular shapes
    • Compare the number of units to the size of units
    • Draw a simple time line
    • Determine elapsed time by the hour and half-hour
    • Understand time zones and read timetables
    • Read Celsius and Fahrenheit thermometers
    • Know equivalent measures for metric and customary units
    • Convert simple metric and customary units
    • Collect, organize data to tables/graphs with different scales
    • Read and interpret data presented in circle graphs
    • Conduct simple probability experiments
    • Interpret and construct Venn diagrams
    • Evaluate the process of data collection

    Data and Probability
    • Collect and organize data into tables and graphs using different scales
    • Read and interpret data presented in circle graphs
    • Conduct simple probability experiments
    • Interpret and construct Venn diagrams
    • Evaluate the process of data collection
  • Following in His Way: God the Creator, Sustainer, Friend
    • Understand that the Bible contains a message for humanity
    • Know the structure and divisions of the Bible
    • Understand that the “Fruit of the Spirit” are an expression of God’s character
    • Understand and accept the free gift of salvation
    • Realize importance of developing, exercising faith in Jesus
    • Know importance of preparing for mission/service for God
    • Identify specific spiritual gifts given to N T characters
    • Understand that God has a plan for everyone’s life
    • Know that expressions of adoration as important to worship
    • Understand the importance of examining and accepting God’s unconditional love and forgiveness
    • Know that worship and obedience are a natural response to God’s gift of salvation
  • Life: Plants
    • Group, classify plants based on a variety of characteristics
    • Identify conditions necessary for plant survival and growth
    • Describe the steps of photosynthesis and sequence them
    • Describe life cycle of a plant including pollination process
    • Describe basic plant structures, systems, identify functions
    • Understand ecosystems and communities

    Health: Consumer Health, Community Health, Disease
    • Explain how personal habits affect health
    • Develop awareness of physical-mental challenged persons
    • Tell sources of diseases and how they may be prevented
    • Identify community health care workers and resources

    Physical: Chemistry Matter, Atomic Structure, Energy/Work
    • Understand matter classification by properties
    • Identify and compare physical and chemical change
    • Explain the structure of atoms
    • Identify chemistry mixtures and compounds
    • Define potential and kinetic energy
    • Define and understand simple and compound machines

    Earth: Creation/Evolution, Geology, Ecology
    • Explain why the story of the flood is important to creation
    • Define fossil
    • Identify fossil fuels formed at the time of the flood
    • Identify examples of common dinosaurs
    • Know importance of fossils in interpreting Earth’s history
    • Define habitat, biomes, and environment
    • Describe a food chain
    • Identify and describe characteristics of animal communities
    • Distinguish renewable and nonrenewable resources
    • Identify resources found in various environments
    • Identify Earth’s basic natural resources found

    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 Physical, Life, Health, and/or Earth 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/use subject matter, symbols/ideas to communicate
    • 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
    • Read meter signatures (2/4, 3/4, 4/4)
    • Identify staff, treble clef and measure
    • Know names of lines and spaces of treble clef
    • Distinguish between secular and sacred music
    • Recognize rondo form (ABACA pattern)
    • Recognize terms: ritardando, accelerando, allegro, andante
    • Recognize how legato/staccato affect music performance
    • Experience nationalistic and patriotic music
    • Recognize an overture
    • Identify parts of the hymnal page
  • • Show use and care of computers/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: Chronological Thinking, Historical Knowledge
    • Understand time measurements
    • Identify examples of cause and effect relationships
    • Study Native Peoples of each region
    • Identify early explorers
    • Know the impact of early settlers
    • Explore the impact of immigration
    • Identify notable Adventists in the history of each region

    Civics and Government
    • Explain how the first settlers governed their communities
    • Show how 10 Commandments relate to governmental laws
    • Describe major rights and freedoms of citizens
    • Explain the rights and responsibilities of voting
    • Provide examples of civic virtues in a democracy
    • Explain the meaning of national and patriotic symbols

    Geography
    • Demonstrate how to use a map scale and map symbols
    • Use maps, graphs, charts to identify geographic information
    • Locate, memorize states/parishes/provinces and capitals
    • Show how latitude is related to climate
    • Learn how land forms affect regions
    • Locate time zones and describe their purpose
    • Tell how latitude, land forms, ocean currents affect climate
    • Tell how climate, natural features affect growing seasons
    • Explain why different natural resources, plants, and animals are found in various regions
    • Discuss ecological concerns
    • Tell how geographic, environment affect migration patterns

    Economics
    • Discuss skills that will enhance employability
    • List functions of money and compare and contrast things that have been used as money in the state/parish/province
    • Tell how natural resources from your region are used and how they contribute to the economy of your region
    • Explain that prices change as a result of supply – demand
    • Discuss the value of tithing and giving offerings
    • Identify different ways people save their income and explain advantages and disadvantages of each

    Individuals, Society, and Culture
    • Understand the importance of developing a personal relationship with Christ
    • Recognize that personal actions and choices affect others
    • Identify ways social groups influence individual behavior
    • Recognize individual responsibilities caring for one another
    • Respect the right of others to make choices
    • Identify challenges of the different cultural groups throughout the history of the state/parish/province
    • Explore the cultures of the Native Peoples
    • Understand the influence of religious heritage on culture
    • Develop an understanding of current world missions and participate in community service or mission projects
  • Extended Reading and Writing
    • Recognize and read grade appropriate sight words
    • Read silently for pleasure
    • Use the writing process
    • Write poetry
    • Write descriptions and personal experiences in sequence
    • Write to express opinion

    Comprehending, Studying, and Evaluating Ideas
    • Sequence events through timelines
    • Evaluate by opinion-proof notes and persuasive paragraphs
    • Order events sequentially
    • Analyze and compare characters
    • Scan text to discover content
    • Analyze main ideas using concept maps
    • Develop main idea outlines - number notes with topics and details
    • Develop two-column notes and charts
    • Practice test-taking strategies
    • Write summaries
    • Analyze, compare, and contrast characters, plot, theme, setting, and issues through maps, notes, charts, diagrams
    • Write paragraphs with main ideas and details
    • Ask questions for discussion about content of literature
    • Write questions for discussion about content of literature and visual media
    • Retell or take notes on narratives using story plans

    Reference Skills
    • Use library references

    Word Study
    • Decode long i words
    • Use new vocabulary
    • Read, write, and spell plurals
    • Identify and use adverbs

    Sentence Skills
    • Recognize fragments and run-on sentences
    • Identify and use nouns
    • Underline or italicize for titles
    • Use commas after introductory words
    • Write clear, concise, correct, varied and complete sentences
    • Use new vocabulary in concept maps, sentences, and discussion
    • Recognize and edit correct verb tenses
    • Identify and use adverbs
    • Edit for usage
    • Identify and use pronouns
    • Identify and use prepositions
    • Recognize and use prepositional phrases
  • Spiritual Emphasis
    • Recognize God’s ideal for quality living
    • 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 activities that provide personal pleasure
    • Identify several activities related 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