English Language Arts
- I can analyze, draw inferences and conclusions from literature and informational sources.
- I can write stories, essays and research projects with a thesis statement and supporting details.
- I can organize and deliver a presentation using technology.
- If I am an English Learner, my family understands my place in the reclassification process and I understand the importance of reclassifying by 5th grade.
- I read for at least 30 minutes every day.
- I know how to use a line plot to display data points.
- I can add, subtract and multiply fractions. I can divide a fraction by a whole number.
- I can solve math problems that have fractions, decimals, and different place values.
- I can calculate the volume of shapes.
- I understand how to use parentheses, brackets, and braces in numerical expressions.
- I understand place values from decimals to thousands (.01, .1, 1, 10, 100, 1000).
- I prepare for my next day of school by setting my alarm and preparing my clothes.
- I can complete a task as part of a team.
- I am able to identify important information when taking notes, and use that to help me study.
- I use a planner or agenda, and dividers and binders to keep track of and organize my assignments.
- I know who to ask for help when I don‛t understand.
- I know the purpose of my teacher‛s lessons and can share them with my parent(s)/guardians(s).
- I can make a plan to complete a long-term project.
- I talk to my teachers once a week about my class progress.
- I can set goals and measure my progress.
- I know how to evaluate the reliability of an internet source.
- I visited a local museum or nature center.
- I have a library card and visit my local library once a week.
- I visit my local park once a week.
- I have visited a bank and/or credit union.
- I have seen a live musical or theatrical production.
- I am saving for college with a Scholars Savings Account or other 529 program.
- I talk with my parents about money.
- I can make a plan for my money that includes spending, saving and donating.
- I can make lists and prioritize needs and wants.
- I know that advertising is designed to get me to buy a specific product.
- I know that tax is added to the cost of items I buy.
- I go to workshops with my parent(s)/guardian(s) to learn how to pay for college.
- My parent(s)/guardian(s) talk to my teacher about my progress in school.
- My parent(s)/guardian(s) know how to read my report card/progress report.
- My parent(s)/guardian(s) goes to workshops/school activities at my school at least two times a year.
- My family knows what my learning goals are, and my learning plans if I am in an English Learner Program or have an IEP.
- My parent(s)/guardian(s) communicate with other parents in my class.
- I help out my family at home with things like doing chores or cooking a meal.
- I understand my culture and know the importance of respecting diversity.
- I know that I can go to college!
- I understand that doing well in school will help me get to college.
- I learned about the difference between community college, the California State University, University of California, and private colleges.
- I have asked a current or past college graduate about what college is like.
- I have an idea of what I want to be when I grow up.
Health and Wellness
- I have attended training/workshops on positive peer relations and human growth and development.
- I sleep 9-12 hours at night.
- I do a variety of physical activities.
- I spend at least 60 minutes a day on physical exercise (including vigorous activity, and strengthening muscles and bones).
- I eat a variety of nutritious foods that include fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
- I can recognize my feelings and the feelings of others, and can communicate when I need help.
- I find balance in my digital life.
- I care about everyone‛s privacy.
- I know the power of my words and actions.
- I define who I am.
- I am a critical thinker and creator.
For more information:
To find out more about saving for college or to enroll in a college savings account click here.
To find your local library click here.
To find your local parks and recreation options click here.
Download a printable Spanish version of the 5th grade roadmap HERE