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Grade 3

Communications GLE 3.1.1 - Understands how to plan for effective oral communication and presentation.

  • Selects material from a variety of resources with teacher guidance (e.g., may include information from books, experts, charts, posters, family, and community members).

    •Uses planning tools (e.g., simple graphic organizers or drawings) to organize information in a logical sequence (e.g., describes, compares, and contrasts).

    Communications GLE 3.2.1 - Understands how to use available relevant media and resources to convey a message or enhance oral presentations.

    •Uses visual aids independently. (e.g., illustrations, photos, bar graphs, tables, charts and maps).

    •Uses presentation technology with teacher guidance (e.g., visual presenters, presentation software)

    •Uses reliable online sources with teacher guidance (e.g., Internet, encyclopedias).

    Health GLE/Benchmark 3.2.1a- Know reliable sources of health information.

    •Apply research skills: fact vs. myth, fiction vs. non-fiction, web-based information.

    Health GLE/Benchmark 3.2.1b- Understand the messages about safe and unsafe behaviors.

    •Identify the techniques the media uses for persuasion (bandwagon and testimonial as associated with tobacco, alcohol, toy, and food products).

    Math GLE 1.1.6 - Apply procedures of addition and subtraction on whole numbers with fluency. W

    •Use calculators to compute with large numbers (e.g., adding three or more 3-digit numbers; subtracting 3 digit from 4 digit numbers).

    Math GLE 1.1.7 - Understand and apply strategies and tools as appropriate to tasks involving addition and subtraction on whole numbers.

    •Use appropriate strategies and tools from among mental computation, estimation, calculators, and paper and pencil to compute in a problem situation. [SP, RL]

    •Use mental arithmetic, pencil and paper, or calculator as appropriate to the task involving addition and subtraction of whole numbers.

    Math GLE 1.2.4 - Understand and apply systematic procedures to measure length, time, weight, money value, and temperature. W

    •Select and use tools that match the unit (e.g., ruler, clock, scales, calculator, thermometer).

    Reading GLE 2.2.2 - Apply knowledge of printed and electronic text features to locate and comprehend text. W

    •Interpret information from graphs, charts, diagrams, and tables.

    •Use icons, pull-down menus, key word searches.

    Science GLE 2.1.4 - Modeling

    Understand how to use simple models to represent objects, events, systems, and processes. W

    •Investigate phenomena using a simple physical or computer model or simulation.

    Science GLE 2.1.5 - Communicating

    Understand how to report investigations and explanations of objects, events, systems, and processes. W

    •Summarize an investigation by describing:

    oexplanations and conclusions in written, mathematical, oral, and information technology presentation formats.

    Science GLE 2.2.2 - Limitations of Science and Technology

    Understand that scientific facts are measurements and observations of phenomena in the natural world that are repeatable and/or verified by expert scientists. W

    •Describe how new scientific facts are established every day (e.g., find examples of new facts in current media).

    Science GLE 3.1.1 – Identifying Problems

    Understand problems found in ordinary situations in which scientific design can be or has been used to design solutions. W

    •Describe how science and technology could be used to solve a human problem (e.g., using an electric lamp as a source of varied light for plant growth).

    •Describe how to scientifically gather information to develop a solution (e.g., find an acceptable information source, do an investigation, and collect data).

    Science GLE 3.2.1 - All Peoples Contribute to Science and Technology

    Understand that science and technology have been practiced by all peoples throughout history.

    •Describe how individuals of diverse backgrounds have made significant scientific discoveries or technological advances.

    •Describe how advancements in science and technology have developed over time and with contributions from diverse people.

    Science GLE 3.2.2 - Relationship of Science and Technology

    Understand that people have invented tools for everyday life and for scientific investigations. W

    •Describe tools (technology) invented to advance scientific investigations (e.g., thermometers, rulers, microscopes, telescopes).

    Science GLE 3.2.3 - Careers and Occupations Using Science, Mathematics, and Technology

    Understand how knowledge and skills of science, mathematics, and technology are used in common occupations.

    •Identify science, math, and technology skills used in a career.

    •Identify occupations using scientific, mathematical, and technological knowledge and skills.

    Writing GLE 1.1.1 - Applies at least one strategy for generating ideas and planning writing.

    •Plans intentionally with some detail using visual tools (e.g., webs, diagrams, drawings, graphic organizers).

    Writing GLE 1.5.1 - Publishes own writing.

    •Publishes work crediting author and illustrator; sometimes including dedication.

    •Uses a variety of available technology as part of publication (e.g., software program, overhead projector, video).

    Grade 4

    Communications GLE 1.2.2 - Understands point of view and persuasion in mass media.

    •Identifies and explains examples of persuasion used in mass media (e.g., advertisements in magazines, radio, television, product displays, and pop-ups on the Internet).

    Communications GLE 3.1.1 - Understands how to plan for effective oral communication and presentation.

    •Plans a presentation for a specific purpose with teacher guidance (e.g., to entertain, inform or explain).

    •Selects material from a variety of resources (e.g., from a magazine, a video, or the Internet).

    •Uses notes or other memory aids to structure presentation (e.g., prepared outline, graphic organizers).

    •Uses planning tools (graphic organizers, notes, drawings) to organize information in a logical sequence using transitions (e.g., chronological order.

    Communications GLE 3.2.1 - Understands how to use available relevant media and resources to convey a message or enhance oral presentations.

    •Uses visual aids with teacher guidance. (e.g., illustrations, photos, bar graphs, line plots, tables, charts and maps).

    •Uses presentation technology with teacher guidance (e.g., presentation software, digital and video cameras).

    •Uses reliable online sources with teacher guidance (e.g., Internet, encyclopedias).

    Health GLE/Benchmark 3.2.1a - Know reliable sources of health information.

    •Apply research skills: fact vs. myth, fiction vs. non-fiction, web-based information.

    Health GLE/Benchmark 3.2.1b - Understand the messages about safe and unsafe behaviors.

    •Identify the techniques the media uses for persuasion (bandwagon and testimonial as associated with tobacco, alcohol, toy, and food products).

    Math GLE 1.1.6 - Apply procedures of multiplication and division on whole numbers with fluency. W

    •Use calculators to compute with large numbers (e.g., multiplying two digits times three digits; dividing three or four digits by two digits without remainders).

    Math GLE 1.1.7 - Understand and apply strategies and tools as appropriate to tasks involving multiplication and division on whole numbers.

    •Select and justify appropriate strategies and tools from among mental computation, estimation, calculators, and paper and pencil to compute in a problem situation. [SP, RL]

    Math GLE 1.4.5 - Understand representations of data from line plots and pictographs. W

    •Use technology to create pictographs.

    Math GLE 2.2.1 - Apply strategies, concepts, and procedures to devise a plan to solve the problem. W

    •Determine what tools should be used to construct a solution (e.g., calculators, paper and pencil, calculator, mental math physical models such as play money).

    Math GLE 2.2.2 - Apply mathematical tools to solve the problem. W

    •Use appropriate tools to solve problems (e.g., paper and pencil, calculator, or physical models, play money).

    Reading GLE 2.2.2 - Apply features of printed and electronic text to locate and comprehend text. W

    •Interpret information from graphic features.

    •Identify, from multiple choices, where certain information/ideas might be found in the text.

    •Use icons, pull-down menus, key word searches on an electronic device.

    Reading GLE 2.3.2 Apply understanding of systems for organizing information and analyze appropriate sources.

    •Select appropriate resources for locating information (e.g., thesaurus, website, directory) on a specific topic or for a specific purpose.

    Science GLE 2.1.4 - Modeling

    Understand how to use simple models to represent objects, events, systems, and processes. W

    •Investigate phenomena using a simple physical or computer model or simulation.

    Science GLE 2.1.5 - Communicating

    Understand how to report investigations and explanations of objects, events, systems, and processes. W

    •Summarize an investigation by describing:

    oexplanations and conclusions in written, mathematical, oral, and information technology presentation formats.

    Science GLE 2.2.2 - Limitations of Science and Technology

    Understand that scientific facts are measurements and observations of phenomena in the natural world that are repeatable and/or verified by expert scientists. W

    •Describe whether a report of an observation is a scientific fact or an interpretation (e.g., seeing a light in the night sky versus seeing a star).

    Science GLE 3.1.1 – Identifying Problems

    Understand problems found in ordinary situations in which scientific design can be or has been used to design solutions. W

    •Describe how science and technology could be used to solve a human problem (e.g., using an electric lamp as a source of varied light for plant growth).

    •Describe how to scientifically gather information to develop a solution (e.g., find an acceptable information source, do an investigation, and collect data).

    Science GLE 3.2.1 - All Peoples Contribute to Science and Technology

    Understand that science and technology have been practiced by all peoples throughout history.

    •Describe how individuals of diverse backgrounds have made significant scientific discoveries or technological advances.

    •Describe how advancements in science and technology have developed over time and with contributions from diverse people.

    Science GLE 3.2.2 - Relationship of Science and Technology

    Understand that people have invented tools for everyday life and for scientific investigations. W

    •Describe how scientific tools help people design solutions to human problems (e.g., hand lens to see the detailed structure of leaves).

    Science GLE 3.2.3 - Careers and Occupations Using Science, Mathematics, and Technology

    Understand how knowledge and skills of science, mathematics, and technology are used in common occupations.

    •Identify science, math, and technology skills used in a career.

    •Identify occupations using scientific, mathematical, and technological knowledge and skills.

    Writing GLE 1.1.1 - Applies more than one strategy for generating ideas and planning writing.

    •Explains the difference between generating and organizing ideas and adjusts prewriting strategies accordingly (e.g., brainstorm list for generating ideas and narrowing topic, graphic organizer for organizing ideas, story boards).

    •Records information or ideas at prewriting and/or drafting stages (e.g., notes, lists, free writing, webs, or graphic organizers).

    •Gathers information from more than one resource and synthesizes ideas to plan writing (e.g., uses information from the Internet and from books for a report).

    Writing GLE 1.4.1 - Applies understanding of editing appropriate for grade level (see 3.3).

    •Uses more than one resource (e.g., dictionary, writing guide, spell check, peers, adults).

    Writing GLE 1.5.1 - Publishes in more than one format for specific audiences and purposes.

    •Publishes pieces and explains choice of format, graphics, and illustrations.

    •Uses a variety of available technology as part of publication (e.g., software program, overhead projector, video).

    Writing GLE 1.6.2 - Uses collaborative skills to adapt the writing process.

    •Contributes to different parts of writing process when working on a class newspaper (e.g., group plans together; partners prewrite and compose article on classroom computer; individuals illustrate and format; group revises, edits, and publishes).

    Grade 5

    Communications GLE 1.2.2 - Understands and analyzes point of view and persuasion in mass media.

    •Selects and explains examples of persuasion (e.g., band- wagon, peer pressure, testimonials/ endorsements) used in mass media (e.g., advertisements in magazines, radio, television, product displays, newspaper, and advergames on the Internet).

    Communications GLE 3.1.1 - Understands how to plan for effective oral communication and presentation.

    •Plans a presentation for a specific purpose (e.g., to entertain, inform, explain, persuade).

    •Selects the most relevant information from multiple resources to appeal to the interest and background knowledge of the audience.

    •Gives credit to the source for selected information.

    •Uses tools (e.g., template for a simple outline, graphic organizers, notecards) to organize information in a logical sequence (e.g., in order of importance) using smooth transitions.

    Communications GLE 3.2.1 - Applies skills and strategies in using available relevant media and resources to convey a message and enhance oral presentations.

    •Uses visual aids (e.g., illustrations, photos, bar and circle graphs, histograms, charts, tables, and maps).

    •Uses available presentation technologies independently.

    •Uses reliable online sources (e.g., Internet, encyclopedia).

    Health GLE/Benchmark 3.2.1a - Know reliable sources of health information.

    •Apply research skills: fact vs. myth, fiction vs. non-fiction, web-based information.

    Health GLE/Benchmark 3.2.1b - Understand the messages about safe and unsafe behaviors.

    •Identify the techniques the media uses for persuasion (bandwagon and testimonial as associated with tobacco, alcohol, toy, and food products).

    Math GLE 1.1.6 - Apply procedures of addition and subtraction with fluency on non-negative decimals and like-denominator fractions. W

    •Use calculators to multiply or divide with two decimal numbers in the hundredths and/or thousandths place.

    Math GLE 1.1.7 - Understand and apply strategies and tools as appropriate to tasks involving addition and subtraction of non-negative, like-denominator fractions, or decimals.

    •Select and justify strategies and appropriate tools from among mental computation, estimation, calculators, manipulatives, and paper and pencil to compute a problem situation. [SP, RL]

    Math GLE 1.3.2 - Apply understanding of the properties of parallel and perpendicular and line symmetry to two-dimensional shapes and figures. W

    •Use technology to draw figures with given characteristics. [MC]

    Reading GLE 2.2.2 - Apply understanding of printed and electronic text features to locate information and comprehend text. W

    •Interpret and draw conclusions from grade-level appropriate text features such as maps, charts, tables, and graphs, etc. (e.g., given a table of precipitation and temperatures across the country, draw a conclusion about which cities would receive snow).

    •Use organizational features and electronic sources (such as headings and numberings, CD-ROM, internet, pull-down menus, key word searches, and icons) to access information.

    •Select, from multiple choices, the purpose of a specific text feature and/or information learned from a text feature.

    Reading GLE 3.1.1 - Analyze appropriateness of a variety of resources and use them to perform a specific task or investigate a topic.

    •Locate, select, and use a variety of library and Internet materials appropriate to a task or best suited to investigate a topic.

    Science GLE 2.1.2 - Planning and Conducting Safe Investigations

    Understand how to plan and conduct simple investigations following all safety rules. W

    •Generate a logical plan for, and conduct, a simple controlled investigation with the following attributes:

    oappropriate materials, tools, and available computer technology.

    Science GLE 2.1.4 - Modeling

    Understand how to use simple models to represent objects, events, systems, and processes. W

    •Investigate phenomena using a simple physical or computer model or simulation.

    •Describe reasons for using a model to investigate phenomena (e.g., processes that happen very slowly or quickly; things that are too small or too large for direct observation; phenomena that cannot be controlled or are potentially dangerous).

    Science GLE 2.1.5 - Communicating

    Understand how to report investigations and explanations of objects, events, systems, and processes. W

    • Summarize an investigation by describing:

    oexplanations and conclusions in written, mathematical, oral, and information technology presentation formats.

    Science GLE 2.2.2 - Limitations of Science and Technology

    Understand that scientific facts are measurements and observations of phenomena in the natural world that are repeatable and/or verified by expert scientists. W

    •Describe whether a report of an observation is a scientific fact or an interpretation (e.g., seeing a light in the night sky versus seeing a star).

    Science GLE 3.1.1 – Identifying Problems

    Understand problems found in ordinary situations in which scientific design can be or has been used to design solutions. W

    •Describe how science and technology could be used to solve a human problem (e.g., using an electric lamp as a source of varied light for plant growth).

    •Describe how to scientifically gather information to develop a solution (e.g., find an acceptable information source, do an investigation, and collect data).

    Science GLE 3.2.1 - All Peoples Contribute to Science and Technology

    Understand that science and technology have been practiced by all peoples throughout history.

    •Describe how individuals of diverse backgrounds have made significant scientific discoveries or technological advances.

    •Describe how advancements in science and technology have developed over time and with contributions from diverse people.

    Science GLE 3.2.2 - Relationship of Science and Technology

    Understand that people have invented tools for everyday life and for scientific investigations. W

    •Describe how common tools help people design ways to adapt to different environments (e.g., sewing needle to make clothes).

    •Describe how scientific ideas and discoveries are used to design solutions to human problems, extend human ability, or help humans adapt to different environments (e.g., prosthetics used to replace lost limbs).

    Science GLE 3.2.3 - Careers and Occupations Using Science, Mathematics, and Technology

    Understand how knowledge and skills of science, mathematics, and technology are used in common occupations.

    •Identify science, math, and technology skills used in a career.

    •Identify occupations using scientific, mathematical, and technological knowledge and skills.

    Writing GLE 1.1.1 - Applies more than one strategy for generating ideas and planning writing.

    •Generates ideas prior to organizing them and adjusts prewriting strategies accordingly (e.g., brainstorm a list, select relevant ideas/details to include in piece of writing, story board).

    •Gathers information from a range of sources, formulates questions, and uses an organizer (e.g., electronic graphic organizer, chart) to analyze and/or synthesize to plan writing.

    Writing GLE 1.2.1 - Produces multiple drafts.

    •Drafts by hand and/or on the computer.

    Writing GLE 1.3.1 - Revises text, including changes in words, sentences, paragraphs, and ideas.

    •Records feedback using writing group procedure (e.g., partner underlines telling sentences, such as “I had fun” and writer changes to showing detail, “I squealed as the roller coaster sped around a corner.”).

    •Makes decisions about writing based on feedback (e.g., revision before final draft).

    •Uses multiple resources to identify needed changes (e.g., writing guide, peers, adults, computer, thesaurus).

    Writing GLE 1.4.1 - Applies understanding of editing appropriate for grade level (see 3.3).

    •Uses multiple resources regularly (e.g., dictionary, peers, adults, available technology, writing guide).

    Writing GLE 1.5.1 - Publishes in more than one format for specific audiences and purposes.

    •Publishes using a variety of publishing options (e.g., book, poster).

    •Publishes multi-page pieces and attends to format, graphics, illustrations, and other text features (e.g., captioned photos, maps).

    •Publishes for a wide range of purposes, in different forms and formats.

    •Uses a variety of available technology as part of publication (e.g., slide show, overhead projector, publication software).

    Writing GLE 1.6.2 - Uses collaborative skills to adapt writing process.

    •Contributes to different parts of writing process when working on a class poetry book (e.g., individuals draft poem; group plans format together; individuals submit word processed poems; team edits; class publishes).

    Writing GLE 2.4.1 - Produces documents used in a career setting.

    •Collaborates with peers on writing projects (e.g., social studies reports, science lab reports).

    •Writes in forms associated with specific tasks or careers (e.g., fund-raising receipts, student council applications, data collection forms)