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Grade 5 Standards and Performance Indicators

RSU 5 Standards and Performance Indicators

Grade 5

Habits of Work

Respect

  • Respect: respect for the ideas, feelings, and property of others

Preparedness

  • Preparedness: timeliness, organization, homework completion

Engagement

  • Engagement: participation, interpersonal involvement, group-work

Determination

  • Determination: ability to self-assess; persistence, effective use of feedback

 

Reading

Foundational Skills

Phonics and Word Recognition

  • Knows and applies grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
  • Uses context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understands, rereading as necessary.

Fluency

  • Reads grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

Writing Production

  • Handwrites with appropriate alignment and size, form, neatness and spacing.
  • Applies keyboarding skills to produce work.

Spelling

  • Uses vowel patterns in multi-syllablic words accurately.

 

Narrative Reading

Literal Comprehension

  • Summarizes a story,  names a theme and then summarizes the most important parts of the story that support that theme. Traces the significant changes in a character.
  • Stays focused on the parts of the story that are most important to the kind of summary being given, leaving out parts that are not.

Interpretive Reading

  • Demonstrates a growing awareness of character complexity and how the life lessons often illustrate the theme of the story.
  • Supports ideas from several parts of the text including quotes and explains how those details support a theory.

Analytic Reading

  • Reads a story with the lens of my her own interests. Weighs the pros and cons of rural life, for example.
  • Identifies the parts of the book that develops inquiry and often reads other texts that relate, synthesizing information from more than one place.

 

Informational Reading

Literal Comprehension

  • Identifies several important main ideas in a text, and is aware that those ideas thread through the whole text instead of being located in chunks of it.
  • Sorts the details in text and weigh their importance and discuss important details that best support each main idea.
  • Separates own opinion from the ideas presented in the text. Avoids mentioning minor details.

Interpretive Reading

  • Compares and contrasts different texts or parts of texts, considers content, perspectives, and/or craft and structure.
  • Discusses major relationships that occur across discipline-based texts, forms their own ideas about relationships/interactions between events, ideas, and key concepts, using academic and domain-specific vocabulary.

Analytic Reading   

  • Synthesizes several texts in ways that support an idea. Selects the points that best support the idea(s). For example, “How will this author add to or challenge my argument?”
  • Thinks and sometimes writes things like “Is this always the case?” or “Could it be . . . ?” Applies learning and own ideas to solve a problem, make an argument, or design an application.     

 

Writing

Narrative Writing

Structure

  • Organizes writing according to purpose using leads, transitions, introductions and conclusions

Development

  • Elaborates with details, reasons and examples. Considers audience when applying elements of craft such as dialogue, word choice, and tone

Conventions

  • Applies spelling and punctuation in written work

 

Informational Writing

Structure

  • Uses different kinds of information to teach about the subject that may include little essays, stories, or how-to sections.
  • Writing is organized into a sequence of separate sections, using headings and subheadings to highlight the separate sections. Each section is written according to an organizational plan shaped partly by the genre of the section.

Development

  • Writing  includes  an explanation of  different aspects of a subject. Including a variety of information such as examples, details, dates, and quotes.
  • Writing includes trusted sources and gives credit when appropriate and researched any details that would improve the writing.

Conventions

  • Applies spelling and punctuation in written work

 

Opinion Writing

Structure

  • Writing includes a claim or thesis on a topic or text, supported it with reasons, and provides a variety of evidence for each reason.
  • Writing is organized into paragraphs by information and related ideas. Writing is in the order that most suits the purpose and helps prove the reasons and claim.

Development

  • Writing includes reasons to support an opinion that were parallel and did not overlap. Reasons are in an order that would be most convincing.
  • Writing includes evidence such as facts, examples, quotations, micro-stories, and information to support the claim.
  • Writing discusses and unpacks the way that the evidence supports the claim.

Conventions

  • Applies spelling and punctuation in written work

                 

Speaking and Listening

Comprehension and Collaboration

  • Engages effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • Comes prepared for discussions.
  • Follows agreed-upon rules for discussion and carries out assigned roles.
  • Poses and responds to questions.
  • Summarizes a written text, speaker, or diverse media.

 

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

  • Reports on a topic or text or presents an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and uses appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes;
  • Speaks clearly at an understandable pace.
  • Includes multimedia components and visual displays in presentations.

 

Math

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

  • Evaluates expressions with grouping symbols (parentheses and brackets)
  • Analyzes patterns and algebraic or linear relationships

Number and Operations in Base Ten

  • Understands the role of place value in decimals and fractions
  • Performs operations with multidigit whole numbers and decimals

Numbers and Operations - Fractions

  • Solves problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions
  • Solves problems involving Multiplication and division of fractions

Measurement and Data

  • Converts metric and nonmetric units to solve real world problems
  • Represents and interprets data
  • Recognizes and understands volume in order to solve problems involving volume

Geometry

  • Graphs points on a coordinate plane to solve problems
  • Classifies two-dimensional figures

Communication and Reasoning

  • Demonstrates Standards for Mathematical Practices

 

Science

Demonstrates Understanding of Science Content

Demonstrates Scientific Practices

 

Social Studies

Demonstrates understanding of social studies content

Applies social studies processes, knowledge and skills

 

Music

  • Singing
  • Playing Instruments
  • Reading music
  • Listening

 

Physical Education

  • Participates in physical fitness activities
  • Demonstrates a variety of sports skills
  • Demonstrates cooperative skills during physical activities.

 

Art

  • Demonstrates understanding of art concepts
  • Demonstrates creative problem solving
  • Demonstrates art skills

 

Technology

  • Demonstrates understanding of concepts taught