Integration of reading, writing, language, speaking and listening skills that are designed to:

- Develop depth of understanding
- Produce effective and well-grounded writing
- Use effective speaking and listening skills
- Engage in research/inquiry to investigate, analyze, etc.
- Involve students in frequent and essential collaboration

- Cite sources of information.
- Draw inferences.
- Take information and develop an informative writing.
- Define and use figurative language.
- Determine meaning of words.
- Define tone.
- Participate in one on one and group discussions following discussion rules.
- Ask and respond to appropriate and relevant questions.
- Understand information presented in various formats.
- Choose appropriate information for use in writing.
- Support a topic with facts, details, quotes, and examples when writing.
- Use appropriate transitions when writing.

- Determine a theme.
- Determine a plot in a proper sequence.
- Understand or view the author’s purpose.
- Support a theme with details.
- Determine point of view (author, character, reader.
- Sequence events occurring.
- Present information using proper eye contact, volume, and intonation in a fluent manner.
- Demonstrate accurate use of conventions

- Define a point of view.
- Compare and contrast stories, dramas and poems when listening or viewing an audio, video, or live version.
- Explain how people, situations, and ideas are developed throughout a text.
- Delineate a speaker’s argument and claims.
- Produce a narrative writing.
- Demonstrate use of proper conventions.
- Use figurative language.

- Develop depth of understanding; explain and apply concepts
- Carry out mathematical procedures with precision and fluency
- Construct viable arguments to support reasoning and critique the reasoning of others
- Analyze complex, real-world scenarios and use mathematics to interpret and problem solve
- Essential student collaboration in a problem-solving setting

- Understand that a ratio is a relationship between two quantities and can be written three ways.
- Understand the concept of a unit rate.

- Evaluate and solve real world and mathematical problems with non-negative rational numbers.
- Create inequalities to represent a constraint or condition in real world or mathematical problems.
- Recognize that inequalities have infinite amount of solutions and can be represented on a number line.

- Evaluate the area of any polygon composing into rectangles or decomposing into rectangles or any other shapes.

- Analyze and evaluate quotients of fractions and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions.

- Fluently add, subtract, multiply and divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.
- Evaluate the greatest common factor of two whole numbers (< and least common multiple of two numbers (< or = .
- Evaluate using the distributive property.
- Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.

- Evaluate ratio and reasoning to solve real world math problems.
- Create ratio tables and evaluate for missing values in ratio tables.
- Evaluate unit rate problems.
- Apply ratio reasoning to convert measurement units.
- Graphing ratios on a coordinate plane.

- Evaluate percent problems as a rate.
- Evaluate problems involving finding the whole, given the part, and the percent.

- Evaluate real world problems with variables representing two quantities that change in relationship to one another.
- Analyze the relationship between dependent and independent variables using graphs, tables, and equations.

- Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.
- Analyze statements of inequality as statements about the relative position of two numbers on a number line.
- Create and evaluate statements of order for rational numbers in real world contexts.
- Understand and analyze that the absolute value of a rational number is its distance from zero (apply to real world context.

- Understand that the signs of coordinates in ordered pairs will take you to different quadrants on a coordinate plane.
- Graph points on a coordinate plane.
- Evaluate real world mathematical problems using a coordinate system (distance between two points and using absolute value.
- Create polygons using coordinates (same first coordinate or same second coordinate.
- Evaluate attributes of a polygon.

- Understand that positive and negative numbers are used to describe quantities having opposite directions or values.
- Recognize that opposite numbers are on different sides of zero on a number line.
- Understand the concept of opposites and that (-means opposite.

- Create a display of numerical data (number line, dot plots, histograms, box plots, etc..
- Summarize numerical data sets by number of observations, attributes, central tendencies, variability, deviation, and overall pattern.
- Analyze the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution.

- Understand a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers.
- Understand that a set of data has a distribution that can be described by its center, spread, and shape.
- Recognize that a measure of central tendency (mean, median, modesummarizes data to a single number.
- Recognize that a single number (rangealso measures variation within the set.
- Create a display of numerical data (number line, dot plots, histograms, box plots, etc..
- Summarize numerical data sets by number of observations, attributes, central tendencies, variability, deviation, and overall pattern.

- Create and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole number exponents.
- Create and evaluate expressions with variables.
- Understand mathematical terms (sum, term, product, coefficient, etc..
- Understand one or more parts of an expression as a single entity.
- Evaluate expressions at specific values of variables.
- Evaluate expressions at specific values of their variables using order of operations with or without ( .
- Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.

- Understand solving an equation or inequality as the process of answering a question.
- Evaluate which values from a specific set (if anymake the equation or inequality true.
- Understand that a variable can represent any unknown number.
- Write expressions, using variables, when solving real world or mathematical problems.

- Find the volume of right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths using unit cubes.
- Apply the formulas V = lwh and V = Bh to find the volumes. (B=area of the base
- Find volume in real world and mathematical problems.
- Create 3-D figures using nets made up rectangles and triangles to find surface area.
- Apply these techniques to real world and mathematical problems.

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