• 4th Grade:


    Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and extending previous understandings of operations on whole numbers.

    NC.4.NF.3 Understand and justify decompositions of fractions with denominators of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 100.

    • I can understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole. 

    • I can decompose a fraction into a sum of unit fractions and a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way using area models, length models, and equations. 

    • I can add and subtract fractions, including mixed numbers with like denominators, by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction. 

    • I can solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions, including mixed numbers by writing equations from a visual representation of the problem. 



    4.P.1 Explain how various forces affect the motion of an object.

    4.P.1.1 Explain how magnets interact with all things made of iron and with other magnets to produce motion without touching them.

    4.P.1.2 Explain how electrically charged objects push or pull on other electrically charged objects and produce motion. 


    Social Studies:

    4.G.1 Understand the role geography has played in the development of North Carolina.

    4.G.1.1 Compare the development of various geographic regions in North Carolina using geographic tools and representations.

    4.G.1.2 Exemplify the ways in which movement of people, goods and ideas has impacted the development of North Carolina using maps and other geographic tools.

    4.G.1.3 Summarize the reasons for forced and voluntary migration to, from, and within North Carolina. 


    5th Grade: 

    Social Studies: I can identify the causes of the American Revolution.

    5.H.1 Understand the role of various people, events, and ideas in shaping the United States.

    5.H.1.1 Explain how the experiences and achievements of women, minorities, indigenous groups, and marginalized people have contributed to change and innovation in the United States

    5.H.1.2 Summarize the changing roles of women, indigenous, racial and other minority groups in the United States. 

    5.H.1.4 Explain the impact of major conflicts and events on the development of the United States.



    5.P.2.1 Explain how the sun’s energy impacts the processes of the water cycle (including evaporation, transpiration, condensation, precipitation and runoff). 

    • I can explain the purpose of the different instruments to measure the weather.
    • I can explain the difference between the weather and the climate.
    • I can use a surface map that shows fronts and air masses to predict the weather in a region.