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Math (Grade 4)
1.1 The decimal number system to the hundredths place describes place value patterns
1.2 Different models and representations can be used to compare fractional parts
2.1 Number patterns and relationships can be represented by symbols
Math (Grade 5)
1.1 The decimal number system describes place value patterns and relationships
1.2 Formulate, represent, and use algorithms with multi-digit whole numbers and decimals with flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency
1.3 Formulate, represent, and use algorithms to add and subtract fractions with flexibility, accuracy and efficiency
1.4 The concepts of multiplication and division can be applied to multiply and divide fractions
2.1 Number patterns are based on operations and relationships
Math (Grade 6)
2.1 Algebraic expressions can be used to generalize properties of arithmetic
2.2 Variables are used to represent unknown quantities within equations and inequalities
4.1 Objects in space and their parts and attributes can be measured an analyzed
Math (Grade 7)
2.2 Equations and expressions model quantitative relationships and phenomena
4.1 Modeling geometric figures and relationships leads to informal spatial reasoning and proof
4.2 Linear measure, angle measure, area and volume are fundamentally different and require different units of measure
Math (Grade 8)
4.2 Direct and indirect measurement can be used to describe and make comparisons

Science (Grade 5)
1.1 Mixtures of matter can be separated regardless of how they were created
3.1 Earth and sun provide a diversity of renewable and nonrenewable resources
Science (Grade 6)
1.4 Distinguish among, explain, and apply the relationships among mass, weight, volume, and density
3.3 earth’s natural resources provide the foundation for human society’s physical needs. Many natural resources are nonrenewable on human timescales, while others can be renewed or recycled
Science (Grade 8)
2.1 Human activities can deliberately or inadvertently alter ecosystems and their resiliency

Reading, Writing, and Communicating (Grade 4)
1.1 Comprehension and fluency matter when reading literary text in a fluent way
4.1 Comprehending new information for research is a process undertaken with discipline both alone and within groups
Reading, Writing, and Communicating (Grade 5)
2.1 Literary texts are understood and interpreted using a range of strategies
4.1 Comprehending new information for research is a process undertaken with discipline both alone and within groups
4.2 Identifying and evaluating concepts and ideas have implications and consequences
Reading, Writing, and Communicating (Grade 6)
1.1 Successful group discussions require planning and participation by all
4.1 Individual and group research projects require obtaining information on a topic from a variety of sources and organizing it for presentation
Reading, Writing, and Communicating (Grade 7)
1.2 Small and large group discussions rely on active listening and the effective contributions of all participants
4.1 answering a research question logically begins with obtaining and analyzing information from a variety of sources

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
MS-ETS1-1. Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.
MS-ETS1-3. Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.
MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

x Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
x Communication and Collaboration

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