 Term 2 (January-March)

Unit 4: Reading History: The American Revolution

• Students will research and learn about a topic
• Students will learn to notetake, and organize the important information
• Students will learn to synthesize information about key subtopics
• Students will support their own points of view of a topic using historical evidence
• Students will read and tackle challenging texts

Unit 5: Test Prep/Unit of Your Choice

• Students will determine the main idea of short passages
• Students will read passages of different genres: narrative, expository, non fiction, poetry
• Students will learn to summarize the passages
• Students will compare and contrast two texts
• Students will learn different text features

## Writing Goals

Term 2 (January-March)

Unit 4: Bringing History to Life (Historical Writing Unit)

• Students will take notes using boxes and bullets
• Students will learn to think about the structure of their historical writing
• Students will use text features to highlight information

Unit 5: Test Prep Unit

• Students will compare and contrast essays
• Students will learn the difference between evidence and reason
• Students will organize information for essay writing
• Students will write an introduction and conclusion for their essay
• Students will practice writing short response questions

## Math Goals

Term 2 (January-March)

Topic 8: Extending Understanding of Fraction Equivalence and Ordering

• Students will learn equivalent fractions using area models, number lines
• Students will generate equivalent fractions using multiplication and division
• Students will compare fractions

Topic 9: Understanding Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

• Students will model addition of fractions
• Students will decompose fractions
• Students will add fractions with like denominators
• Students will add and subtraction fractions with like denominators
• Students will model addition and subtraction of mixed numbers
• Students will add and subtract mixed numbers

Topic 10: Extend Multiplication Concepts to Fractions

• Students will multiply a fraction by whole number using models and symbols

Topic 11: Represent and Interpret Data on Line Plots

• Students will read and make line plots
• Students will use line plots to solve problems

Topic 12: Understand and Compare Decimals

• Students will understand and compare fractions and decimals on the number line
• Students will compare decimals
• Students will add fractions with denominators of 10 and 100
• Students will solve word problems involving money