Essential Skills

Essential Skills

2017- 2018



Literacy - 1st Trimester

Narrative-Memoir Writing

Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences

    Math - 1st Trimester



Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers

Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples.

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.

Literacy - 2nd Trimester

Personal & Persuasive Writing

Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Math - 2nd Trimester

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables.

Develop understanding of statistical variability.

Summarize and describe distributions.

Literacy - 3rd Trimester

Informational Writing

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Math - 3rd Trimester

 Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.

Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.

 

Science

Exploring Earth’s Surface

Inside Earth, Earths Changing Surface,

 Universe and Solar System

 

Social Studies

 5 Themes of Geography, 

Immigration,      Map Skills

Foundations of Government