Fantasy, Decimals and Science “I can…” statements

Reading – Fantasy:

  • I can support my ideas about a text with quotes.
  • I can determine a theme of a story from details in the text, including how characters in a story respond to challenges.
  • I can explain how a series of chapters fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story.
  • I can compare and contrast themes of stories in the same genre.

Writing – Fantasy:

  • I can develop a sequence of events that naturally unfolds.
  • I can use actions, thoughts, and dialogue to show a character’s reaction to a situation.
  • I can choose words to show the fantasy world to a reader.

Math – Decimals: 

  • I can read and write decimal numbers to thousandths in base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
  • I can compare pairs of decimals to the thousandths place using >, <, and =.
  • I can round decimal numbers to the nearest 1, the nearest tenth, the nearest hundredth.
  • I can add and subtract decimals to the hundredths.
  • I can explain my thinking and strategies for computing with decimals.

Speaking & Listening: 

  • I can follow the rules my group creates for discussions and carry out my assigned roles.


  • I can interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
  • I can expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.


Central Idea: Scientists utilize a cyclical process to discover and confirm theories about the world.

  • I can conduct a scientific investigation that includes variables.
  • I can make observations and measurements to produce data to use as evidence.
  • I can describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.

Moral Education:

  • I can identify an ethical dilemma in a story.
  • I can guess the feelings of different people (or characters in a story) who find themselves in an ethical dilemma.

09. January 2020 by ajones
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