- To do Drop Everything And Read daily
- To demonstrate reading comprehension skills: inferring, drawing conclusions, critical thinking, etc.
- To complete feature book, image book, journal and specific projects related to these themes
- To know and apply rules of grammar: complete sentences, usage, punctuation, etc.
- To write a paragraph that includes: a main idea with three or more details that support the main idea
- To use the writing process: brainstorming, prewriting, composing, revising, editing, and publishing
- To know and apply editing skills
- To write friendly and business letters
- To apply and use good speaking skills: enunciation, diction and projection
- To use and apply rules of phonics in attacking and writing of words
- To copy words correctly from any other subject text
- To use a dictionary/thesaurus to look up word(s)
- To use correct spelling in daily work
- To know the place value
- To use estimating skills: rounding to greatest, least, and front end
- To know how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and decimals
- To identify and measure various geometric figures: angles, perimeter, and volume
- To use and apply measurement: inches, feet, yards, meters, centimeters, kilometers, etc.
- To know and apply basic concepts of algebra: ratio, percent, proportion, integers, etc.
- To use problem solving strategies
- To present, interpret and compare data using different kinds of graphs
- To use a calculator to problem solve and check work
- To know the history and culture of the various countries/regions throughout the world
- To use and apply map skills
- To apply study skills for completing research work: library, note-taking, outlining, references, etc.
- To study Life Science: Cells, Microbes and Heredity, the Fossil Record, Ecosystems, and Biomes
- To study Physical Science: Matter, Compounds, Gravity and Forces of Energy
- To study Earth Science: Earth’s Moving Plates, Resources, Conservation, and Oceanography
- To know the scientific method and apply it when solving a science problem, or experiment
- To read and interpret diagrams, bar graphs, and charts
- To demonstrate safety during science experiments
- To study life science, earth science, physical science, and space
- To know the scientific method and apply it when solving science problems or experiments
- To be reverent and respectful at all times during class and all school Eucharistic celebrations
- To know the traditional prayers of our faith
- To know the books of the Old Testament
- To know that God reveals Himself to Israel and to us
- To know that the Old Testament is the history of God’s people
- To locate scriptural passages using the Bible
- To participate in church, school, and community service projects