Quality Core Curriculum Standards
Grade 5 Science
Standard: Asks questions ,makes and
keeps records, classifies objects and events, comunicates with others,
uses evidence to construct explanations, organizes data into tables and
charts for interpretation.
Standard: Uses encyclopidias, science
reference magazines, books and other media to obtain information related
to science concepts.
Standard: Actively engages in the
learning process via hands-on/minds-on science activities and experiences.
Uses appropriate tools to collect and analyze data and solve problems.
Standard: Describes atomic structure
of and relationship between atoms, elements, molecules and compounds.
Standard: Recognizes that elements can
be organized in a systematic way (introduction to the periodic chart)
Standard: Identifies modern material produced
as the result of chemical research (plastics, polymers, kevlar, and optic
fibers). Selects a topic or area to research using various media resources.
Standard: Increases vocabulary
to reflect a growing range of interests and knowledge.
Standard: Reads for understanding
and rereads as needed for clarification, self-correction, and further comprehension.
Standard: Demostrates comprehension
when reading a variety of literary forms.
Standard: Uses correct spelling
for frequently used sight vocabulary.
Standard: Writes selections
of three or more paragraphs about a topic.
Standard: Writes about self-selected
Standard: Applies correct principles
of grammer, parts of speech, and usage and mechanics.
Standard: Communicates ideas
by using the writing process PREWRITING.
Standard: Increases writing
Standard: Uses descriptive
words and phrases.
Standard: Uses available technology
to assist in writing.
Standard: Uses alphabetical
order to locate information.
Standard: Uses the media center
and available technology as sources of information and pleasure.
Standard: Uses dictionaries,
thesauri, atlases, almanacs, periodicals, and encyclopedias to locate information.
Standard: Uses guide
words to locate information.
Standard: Locates information
using the appropriate reference resources.
Standard: Lists sources from
which information is gathered, inculding author, title, publisher/producer,
place of publication, and copyright date.
Standard: Uses research process
-identifying key words
Standard: Develops a simple outline
from a short selection.
Standard: Use cross references in
multiple types of sources.