• Reading: Comprehend, evaluate, and appreciate age appropriate materials; interpret and make inferences about written materials; develop a positive attitude toward reading 
    • Writing: Write in a variety of styles for a variety of audiences and purposes using the 6 Traits of Writing Philosophy
    • Listening: Direct attention to what is heard and organize thoughts to make an appropriate response 
    • Speaking: Organize and present ideas; speak for a specific purpose in various presentation formats 
    • Convention/Structure: Write standard English in a grammatical, well-organized manner using conventions of language 
    • Spelling: use developmental spelling skills; proofread written work for spelling errors


    • Number sense: Understand number meanings and relationships among numbers; understand number operations
    • Geometry: Develop an understanding of 2- and 3-dimensional objects; measure different aspects of shapes; understand how shapes are related to one another
    • Measurement: Use customary and metric measures to determine length, area, volume, and weight
    • Operations and computation: Use a variety of computational strategies; apply the fundamental operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
    • Patterns and relationships: Identify patterns and relationships in numbers, operations, geometry, and measurement to classify and organize information
    • Probability and statistics: Collect, organize, describe, and interpret data using realistic situations

    Social Studies

    • Content: study the history of the United States from the last Ice Age to the present
    • Skills: use maps, conduct research, develop study skills

    Science & Health

    • Content: participate in hands-on activities in the following areas:
    • Astronomy: planetarium
    • Earth Science: weather
    • Health: digestion and drug education
    • Life Science: small life with a microscope
    • Physical Science: electricity and magnetism
    • Skills:
      - predict
      - observe
      - collect and record data
      - interpret
      - classify
      - draw conclusions
      - formulate hypothesis and models
      - experiment

    Physical Education

    • Object Control: Demonstrate catch/fielding, underhand volleyball serve, side arm strike, chest pass, bounce pass, and overhead strike.
    • Physical Fitness: Develop leg strength, arm/shoulder strength, holding/carrying, lifting/lowering, pulling/pushing, posture, and personal conditioning.
    • Social Skills: Develop sportsmanship.
    • Body Management: Demonstrate rope climbing, partner stunts, dynamic balances, and stunt combination.
    • Game, Sport, and Leisure skills: Soccer: dribble, single-leg trap, foot trap, chest trap, tackle, corner kick. Softball: base running, pitching, fielding, and batting.