Alaska  Back to Top

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Translate problems from everyday language into math language and symbols.

Counting back change from $1.00 using pictorial representations [or manipulatives] in real-world contexts (M2.2.6)

Using appropriate vocabulary or symbols for greater than, less than, or equal to (M4.1.4)

Using real-world contexts such as literature, self, and family (M10.1.1. and M10.1.2)

Grade: 4
Read and summarize a problem, using mathematical terms and symbols.

Apply mathematical skills and processes to situations with friends and school.

Simulating multiple purchases and calculating the amount of change from a given bill(s) up to $50.00 using pictorial representations [or manipulatives] in real-world contexts (M2.2.6)

Grade: 5
Read and summarize a problem, using mathematical terms and symbols.

Apply mathematical skills and processes to situations with friends and school.

The process of adding or subtracting decimals that represent money [using models, explanations, number lines, or real-life situations] (M1.2.5)

Grade: 6
Use informal deductive and inductive reasoning in both concrete and abstract contexts.

Solving real-world problems involving elapsed time between U.S. time zones (including Alaska Standard Time) (M2.2.5)

Alabama  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Students will apply strategies of a skillful listener: Focusing on the identified purposes.

Students will apply strategies of a skillful listener: Attending to the listening task.

Grade: 4
Students will apply strategies of a skillful listener: Establishing purposes.

Students will apply strategies of a skillful listener: Focusing on the listening task.

Grade: 5
Students will apply strategies of a skillful listener: Establishing purpose.

Students will apply strategies of a skillful listener: Focusing on the listening task.

Grade: 6
Students will develop general listening behaviors for different purposes and situations.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 6
Determining a verbal rule for a function given the input and output.

Arkansas  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Listening for information and understanding: Demonstrate active listening behaviors (i.e., appropriate feedback and contributions of relevant information).

Grade: 4
Listening for information and understanding: Demonstrate active listening behaviors (i.e., beginning note taking).

Utilizing media for information and understanding: Distinguish the purpose of various types of media presentations, including persuasive presentations.

Grade: 5
Listening for information and understanding: Demonstrate effective listening skills by exhibiting appropriate body language .

Listening for information and understanding: Establish purpose for listening .

Grade: 6
Listening for information and understanding: Establish purpose for listening .

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Whole Numbers: Use mathematical language and symbols to compare and order 4 digit numbers with and without appropriate technology (is less than, is greater than, is equal to).

Money: Apply money concepts in contextual situations up to $10.00.

Arizona  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Access, view and respond to visual forms such as computer programs, videos, artifacts, drawings, pictures and collages

Grade: 4
Predict, clarify, analyze and critique a speaker's information and point of view

Analyze visual media for language, subject matter and visual techniques used to influence opinions, decision making and cultural perceptions

Compare, contrast and establish criteria to evaluate visual media for purpose and effectiveness.

Grade: 5
Predict, clarify, analyze and critique a speaker's information and point of view

Analyze visual media for language, subject matter and visual techniques used to influence opinions, decision making and cultural perceptions

Compare, contrast and establish criteria to evaluate visual media for purpose and effectiveness.

Grade: 6
Predict, clarify, analyze and critique a speaker's information and point of view

Analyze visual media for language, subject matter and visual techniques used to influence opinions, decision making and cultural perceptions

Compare, contrast and establish criteria to evaluate visual media for purpose and effectiveness.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Use grade-level appropriate mathematical terminology.

Grade: 4
Read whole numbers in contextual situations.

Use grade-level appropriate mathematical terminology.

Grade: 5
Use grade-level appropriate mathematical terminology.

Grade: 6
Use grade-level appropriate mathematical terminology.

California  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Comprehension: Retell, paraphrase, and explain what has been said by a speaker.

Grade: 4
Comprehension: Summarize major ideas and supporting evidence presented in spoken messages and formal presentations.

Analysis and Evaluation of Oral Media Communication: Evaluate the role of the media in focusing attention on events and in forming opinions on issues.

Grade: 5
Comprehension: Interpret a speaker's verbal and nonverbal messages, purposes, and perspectives.

Analysis and Evaluation of Oral and Media Communications: Identify, analyze, and critique persuasive techniques (e.g., promises, dares, flattery, glittering generalities); identify logical fallacies used in oral presentations and media messages

Grade: 6
Comprehension: Relate the speaker's verbal communication (e.g., word choice, pitch, feeling, tone) to the nonverbal message (e.g., posture, gesture).

Canada  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Demonstrate attentive listening and viewing: Rephrase, restate and explain the meaning of oral and visual presentations.

Demonstrate attentive listening and viewing: Identify and set purposes for listening and viewing.

Grade: 4
Experience various texts: make general evaluative statements about oral, print and other media texts.

Understand techniques and elements: Identify how specific techniques are used to affect viewers' perceptions in media texts.

Grade: 5
Understand techniques and elements: Identify sections or elements in print or other media texts, such as shots in films or sections in magazines.

Access information: Skim, scan and listen for key words and phrases.

Demonstrate attentive listening and viewing: Identify and interpret the purpose of verbal and nonverbal messages and the perspectives of the presenter.

Relate texts to culture: Identify and discuss how qualities, such as courage, ambition and loyalty, are portrayed in oral, print and other media texts from diverse cultures and communities.

Grade: 6
Express preferences: Assess a variety of oral, print and other media texts, and discuss preferences for particular forms.

Experience various text: Explain own point of view about oral, print and other media texts.

Understand techniques and elements: Explore techniques, such as visual imagery, sound, flashback and voice inflection, in oral, print and other media texts.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Relate temperature to everyday situations. [CN]

Grade: 6
Identify practical applications of integers. [CN, PS]

Develop, verify and use rules or expressions for the perimeter of polygons. [CN, PS, R]

Develop, verify and apply rules or expressions for the area of rectangles (mm2, cm2, m2, ha and km2). [CN, PS, R]

Discover, generalize and use rules for the volume of right rectangular prisms. [PS, R]

Connecticut  Back to Top

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Use real-life experiences, physical materials and technology to construct meanings for whole numbers, commonly used fractions and decimals.

Use informal language, mathematical language and symbols to relate problem situations to operations.

Use diagrams and models of simple networks that represent everyday situations.

Grade: 4
Use real-life experiences, physical materials and technology to construct meanings for whole numbers, commonly used fractions and decimals.

Use informal language, mathematical language and symbols to relate problem situations to operations.

Use diagrams and models of simple networks that represent everyday situations.

Grade: 5
Use real-life experiences, physical materials and technology to construct meanings for whole numbers, commonly used fractions, decimals and money amounts, and extend these understandings to construct meanings for integers, rational numbers, percents, exponents, roots, absolute value and scientific notation.

Model, represent and use numbers in a variety of equivalent forms (integer, fraction, decimal, percent, exponential and scientific notation) as they arise from real-world situations.

Develop and apply number theory concepts (primes, factors, multiples and divisibility rules), as appropriate, in various real-world problem situations.

Represent and describe mathematical relationships using tables, rules, simple equations and graphs.

Grade: 6
Use real-life experiences, physical materials and technology to construct meanings for whole numbers, commonly used fractions, decimals and money amounts, and extend these understandings to construct meanings for integers, rational numbers, percents, exponents, roots, absolute value and scientific notation.

Model, represent and use numbers in a variety of equivalent forms (integer, fraction, decimal, percent, exponential and scientific notation) as they arise from real-world situations.

Develop and apply number theory concepts (primes, factors, multiples and divisibility rules), as appropriate, in various real-world problem situations.

Represent and describe mathematical relationships using tables, rules, simple equations and graphs.

District of Columbia  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 5
The student evaluates presentation for fact and opinion, accuracy of evidence and organization.

The student recognizes the effects of presentations on viewer.

Grade: 6
The student evaluates presentation for fact and opinion, accuracy of evidence and organization.

The student recognizes the effects of presentations on viewer.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Technology Integration: The student uses word processing software to create journal entries and learning logs that reflect understanding of algebraic concepts.

Grade: 5
Technology Integration: The student uses word processing software to create journal entries and learning logs that reflect understanding of patterns and pre-algebraic concepts.

Grade: 6
Technology Integration: The student uses word processing software to create journal entries and learning logs that reflect patterns and pre-algebraic concepts.

Delaware  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Evaluating how electronic, print, and cinematic messages affect them.

Grade: 4
Evaluating texts and media presentations for bias and misinformation.

Recognizing literary merit.

Grade: 5
Evaluating texts and media presentations for bias and misinformation.

Recognizing literary merit.

Grade: 6
Generating a purpose for reading, listening, or viewing.

Evaluating texts and media presentations for bias and misinformation.

Evaluating expository and technical texts and media presentations for their completeness, accuracy, and clarity of communication.

Evaluating the literary merit of various texts and media presentations. .

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Formulate problems from everyday and mathematical situations.

Connect physical, verbal and symbolic representations of whole numbers.

Grade: 4
Formulate problems from everyday and mathematical situations.

Determine the reasonableness of a mathematical solution as it applies in a real-world situation.

Connect physical, verbal and symbolic representations of fractions, decimals, and whole numbers.

Use tables, rules, variables, open sentences and graphs to describe patterns, functions, and other relationships.

Grade: 5
Formulate problems from everyday and mathematical situations.

Connect physical, verbal and symbolic representations of fractions, decimals, and whole numbers.

Use tables, rules, variables, open sentences and graphs to describe patterns, functions, and other relationships.

Grade: 6
Formulate problems from everyday and mathematical situations.

Determine the reasonableness of a mathematical solution as it applies in a real-world situation.

Connect physical, verbal and symbolic representations of rational numbers.

Represent situations with tables, graphs, verbal rules, and equations; and describe the interrelationships of the representations.

Florida  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
The student knows personal listening preferences (for example, poetry, songs, stories, fiction, nonfiction, drama, informational speeches).

Grade: 4
The student understands information presented orally (for example, key points, details, different interpretations).

The student uses listening strategies in non-interactive settings (for example, assemblies, visual media, formal presentations).

The student knows personal listening preferences (for example, chapter books/novels, poetry, stories about diverse groups and cultures, nonfiction, drama, informational speeches).

Grade: 5
The student understands information presented orally in a variety of forms (for example, informational speeches, humor, persuasive messages, directions).

The student uses listening strategies in non-interactive settings (for example, assemblies, visual media, formal presentations).

Grade: 6
The student expands and enhances personal interest through listening.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
The student analyzes number patterns and states the rule for relationships (for example, 2, 4, 6, 8, ; the rule: +2).

The student discusses and explains the choice of the rule that applies to the pattern.

The student identifies and extends a pattern according to the given rule.

The student applies and explains the appropriate rule to complete a table or chart (for example, in the following table, the rule is 'multiply by 6'): 1=6; 2=12; 3=?; 4=24

Grade: 4
The student analyzes number patterns and states rules for relationships (for example, 2, 4, 7, 9, 12, ; the rule is: +2, +3, +2, +3, ).

The student discusses, explains, and analyzes the rule that applies to the pattern.

The student applies the appropriate rule to complete a table or a chart such as: Input = 2, 9, ?, 7; Output = 8, 36, 16, 28.

Grade: 5
The student analyzes and generalizes number patterns and states the rule for relationships (for example, 1, 4, 9, 16, ; the rule: +3, +5, +7, ; or 'squares of the whole numbers').

The student applies the appropriate rule to complete a table or a chart, such as: IN = 1, 2, 3, 9; OUT =1, 4, 9, ?

Grade: 6
The student knows examples of positive rational numbers in real-world situations.

The student describes the meanings of positive rational numbers using part/whole relationships and relative size comparisons in real-world situations.

The student uses scale drawings to solve real-world problems including distance (as in map reading).

The student selects the appropriate unit of measure for a given real-world situation.

The student finds patterns in real-world situations.

Georgia  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Recalls, interprets, and summarizes information presented orally.

Grade: 4
Responds to questions with appropriate information.

Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student demonstrates an awareness of the presence of the media in the daily lives of most people.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and in forming an opinion.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student judges the extent to which the media provides a source of entertainment as well as a source of information.

Grade: 5
Responds to questions with appropriate information.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student demonstrates an awareness of the presence of the media in the daily lives of most people.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and in forming an opinion.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student judges the extent to which media provide a source of entertainment as well as a source of information.

Grade: 6
Responds to questions with appropriate information.

Responds appropriately to comments and questions.

When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media), the student identifies persuasive and propaganda techniques used in media and identifies false and misleading information.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Students will use the language of mathematics to express ideas precisely.

Grade: 4
Students will use the language of mathematics to express ideas precisely.

Hawaii  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
The student listens attentively and with concentration to comprehend and remember a speaker's message or key points.

Grade: 4
The student uses strategies when listening to understand and remember key ideas, e.g., creates mental pictures, sequence ideas, finds purpose.

The student listens critically for supporting evidence, distinguishing between fact and opinion.

Grade: 5
The student uses strategies when listening to understand and remember key ideas, e.g., creates mental pictures, sequence ideas, finds purpose.

The student listens critically for supporting evidence, distinguishing between fact and opinion.

Grade: 6
The student uses strategies (e.g., questioning, perception-checking, summarizing, paraphrasing, empathic listening) to prevent or repair communication breakdowns caused by misunderstandings.

The student varies and adjusts listening behaviors (e.g., attentive, reflective, critical, evaluative) according to context (e.g., situation, occasion, purpose).

The student listens with an open mind and accepts ideas on a tentative basis, suspending judgment until all ideas have been considered.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
The student creates and uses manipulatives, pictorial and verbal representations of mathematical/real-life situations.

The student symbolizes mathematical/real-life situations (e.g., pictures, verbal statements, questions, number sentences, diagrams).

Idaho  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Identify the purpose, content, organization, and delivery of verbal communication and non-verbal cues.

Differentiate between fact and opinion.

Grade: 4
Identify the purpose, content, organization, and delivery of verbal communication and non-verbal cues.

Interpret literal and figurative meanings of communication.

Differentiate between fact and opinion.

Grade: 5
Interpret literal and figurative meanings of communication.

Differentiate between facts and opinions.

Grade: 6
Acquire and summarize information from a variety of electronic or live sources.

Develop listening skills to gain enrichment and information about various cultures.

Develop use of effective interpersonal listening skills.

Make informed decisions about the purpose, content, organization, and delivery of verbal and auditory communications and non-verbal cues.

Listen for sequencing.

Identify relationships, ideas, and cultures represented in various media.

Evaluate relationships, ideas, and cultures represented in various media.

Critique, interpret, and evaluate non-print media.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Understand and apply appropriate vocabulary.

Use appropriate vocabulary.

Use appropriate vocabulary.

Understand and use appropriate vocabulary.

Grade: 4
Understand and apply appropriate vocabulary.

Use appropriate vocabulary.

Use appropriate vocabulary.

Apply estimation of measurement to real-world and content problems using actual measuring devices.

Understand and use vocabulary.

Grade: 5
Use appropriate vocabulary.

Use appropriate vocabulary.

Use a variety of strategies to compute problems drawn from real-world situations.

Apply estimation of measurement to real-world and content problems using actual measuring devices.

Understand and use appropriate vocabulary.

Grade: 6
Use appropriate vocabulary.

Use appropriate vocabulary.

Use a variety of methods, such as words, numbers, symbols, charts, graphs, tables, diagrams, and models, to explain mathematical reasoning and concepts.

Use a variety of methods, such as words, numbers, symbols, charts, graphs, tables, diagrams, and models, to communicate mathematical information.

Use appropriate vocabulary to communicate mathematical information.

Translate simple word statements and story problems into algebraic equations.

Explore and use the following properties in evaluating mathematical and algebraic expressions: commutative, associative, identity, zero, inverse, and distributive.

Understand and use appropriate vocabulary.

Illinois  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Demonstrate understanding of the listening process (e.g., sender, receiver, message) by summarizing and paraphrasing spoken messages orally and in writing in formal and informal situations.

Grade: 4
Demonstrate understanding of the listening process (e.g., sender, receiver, message) by summarizing and paraphrasing spoken messages orally and in writing in formal and informal situations.

Grade: 5
Demonstrate understanding of the listening process (e.g., sender, receiver, message) by summarizing and paraphrasing spoken messages orally and in writing in formal and informal situations.

Grade: 6
Demonstrate ways (e.g., ask probing questions, provide feedback to a speaker, summarize and paraphrase complex spoken messages) that listening attentively can improve comprehension.

Compare a speaker's verbal and nonverbal messages.

Demonstrate the ability to identify and manage barriers to listening (e.g., noise, speaker credibility, environmental distractions).

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Interpret results or make relevant decisions based on the data gathered.

Grade: 4
Interpret results or make relevant decisions based on the data gathered.

Grade: 5
Interpret results or make relevant decisions based on the data gathered.

Grade: 6
Apply the properties of numbers and operations including inverses in algebraic settings derived from economics, business and the sciences.

Apply properties of powers, perfect squares and square roots.

Indiana  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Comprehension: Connect and relate experiences and ideas to those of a speaker.

Grade: 4
Comprehension: Summarize major ideas and supporting evidence presented in spoken presentations.

Grade: 5
Comprehension: Make inferences or draw conclusions based on an oral report.

Analysis and Evaluation of Oral and Media Communications: Analyze media as sources for information, entertainment, persuasion, interpretation of events, and transmission of culture.

Grade: 6
Comprehension: Restate and carry out multiple-step oral instructions and directions.

Analysis and Evaluation of Oral and Media Communications: Identify persuasive and propaganda techniques used in electronic media (television, radio, online sources) and identify false and misleading information.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Identify and use correct names for numerators and denominators.

Express solutions clearly and logically by using the appropriate mathematical terms and notation. Support solutions with evidence in both verbal and symbolic work.

Grade: 6
Apply the correct order of operations and the properties of real numbers (e.g., identity, inverse, commutative, associative, and distributive properties) to evaluate numerical expressions. Justify each step in the process.

Kansas  Back to Top

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 4
Knowledge Base Indicator: The student knows, explains, and uses mathematical models to represent mathematical concepts, procedures, and relationships. Mathematical models include two-dimensional geometric models (geoboards, dot paper, pattern blocks, or tangrams) to model perimeter, area, and properties of geometric shapes and three-dimensional geometric models (solids) and real-world objects to compare size and to model properties of geometric shapes.

Grade: 6
Knowledge Base Indicator: The student knows, explains, and uses mathematical models to represent mathematical concepts, procedures, and relationships. Mathematical models include two-dimensional geometric models (geoboards or dot paper) to model perimeter, area, and properties of geometric shapes and three-dimensional geometric models (nets or solids) and real-world objects to model volume and to identify attributes (faces, edges, vertices, bases) of geometric shapes.

Kentucky  Back to Top

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
How rules involving number patterns can be explained.

Grade: 4
How rules involving number patterns can be explained.

Grade: 5
How rules involving number patterns can be explained.

Grade: 6
Write and solve equations that represent everyday situations.

How everyday situations, tables, graphs, patterns, verbal rules, and equations relate to each other.

Louisiana  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 6
Grade Level Expectation: Speaking and Listening: Demonstrate active listening strategies for various purposes, including: viewing a video to interpret the meaning of the story, to determine the speaker's/character's attitude using verbal and nonverbal cues, and to draw conclusions about the presentation; summarizing the main points of a speaker's message, including supporting details and their significance. (ELA-4-M4)

Grade Level Expectation: Speaking and Listening: Evaluate media for various purposes, including: text structure; images/sensory details; support for main position; background information; opinions vs. facts; sequence of ideas and organization. (ELA-4-M5)

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Applying a knowledge of basic math facts and arithmetic operations to real-life situations.

Demonstrating the connection of number and number relations to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Grade Level Expectation: Recognize, select, connect, and use operations, operational words, and symbols (i.e., +, --, x, /) to solve real-life situations (N-5-E) (N-6-E) (N-9-E)

Recognizing the connection of algebra to the other strands and to real-life situations (e.g., number sentences or formulas to represent real-world problems).

Grade Level Expectation: Use number sentences to represent real-life problems involving multiplication and division (A-1-E) (N-4-E)

Grade Level Expectation: Use letters as variables in mathematical statements that represent real-life problems (e.g., 2 x n = 8) (A-2-E)

Demonstrating the connection of measurement to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Demonstrating the connection of data analysis, probability, and discrete math to other strands and real-life situations.

Recognizing the use of patterns, relations, and functions in other strands and in real-life situations.

Grade: 4
Applying a knowledge of basic math facts and arithmetic operations to real-life situations.

Demonstrating the connection of number and number relations to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Recognizing the connection of algebra to the other strands and to real-life situations (e.g., number sentences or formulas to represent real-world problems).

Demonstrating the connection of measurement to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Grade Level Expectation: Use unit conversions within the same system to solve real-life problems (e.g., 60 sec. = 1 min., 12 objects = 1 dozen, 12 in. = 1 ft., 100 cm = 1 m, 1 pt. = 2 cups) (M-4-E) (N-2-E) (M-5-E)

Demonstrating the connection of data analysis, probability, and discrete math to other strands and real-life situations.

Recognizing the use of patterns, relations, and functions in other strands and in real-life situations.

Grade: 5
Applying an understanding of rational numbers and arithmetic operations to real-life situations.

Grade Level Expectation: Differentiate between the terms factor and multiple, and prime and composite (N-1-M)

Grade Level Expectation: Select and discuss the correct operation for a given problem involving positive fractions using appropriate language such as sum, difference, numerator, and denominator (N-4-M) (N-5-M)

Grade Level Expectation: Use the whole number system (e.g., computational fluency, place value, etc.) to solve problems in real-life and other content areas (N-5-M)

Demonstrating a conceptual understanding of variables, expressions, equations, and inequalities (e.g., symbolically represent real-world problems as linear terms, equations, or inequalities).

Demonstrating the connection of algebra to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Applying the concepts of length, area, surface area, volume, capacity, weight, mass, money, time, temperature, and rate to real-world experiences.

Demonstrating the connection of measurement to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Grade Level Expectation: Compare the relative sizes of common units for time, temperature, weight, mass, and length in real-life situations (M-2-M) (M-4-M)

Demonstrating the connection of geometry to the other strands and to real-life situations (e.g., applications of the Pythagorean Theorem).

Describing and representing relationships using tables, rules, simple equations, and graphs.

Grade: 6
Applying an understanding of rational numbers and arithmetic operations to real-life situations.

Grade Level Expectation: Decide which representation (i.e., fraction or decimal) of a positive number is appropriate in a real-life situation (N-1-M) (N-5-M)

Grade Level Expectation: Demonstrate the meaning of positive and negative numbers and their opposites in real-life situations (N-3-M) (N-5-M)

Demonstrating the connection of algebra to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Applying the concepts of length, area, surface area, volume, capacity, weight, mass, money, time, temperature, and rate to real-world experiences.

Demonstrating the connection of measurement to the other strands and to real-life situations.

Describing and representing relationships using tables, rules, simple equations, and graphs.

Demonstrating the pervasive use of patterns, relations, and functions in other strands and in real-life situations.

Massachusetts  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Identify techniques used in television (animation, close-ups, wide-angle shots, sound effects, music, graphics) and use knowledge of these techniques to distinguish between facts and misleading information.

Grade: 4
Identify techniques used in television (animation, close-ups, wide-angle shots, sound effects, music, graphics) and use knowledge of these techniques to distinguish between facts and misleading information.

Grade: 5
Gather relevant information for a research project or composition through interviews.

Identify techniques used in television (animation, close-ups, wide-angle shots, sound effects, music, graphics) and use knowledge of these techniques to distinguish between facts and misleading information.

Grade: 6
Gather relevant information for a research project or composition through interviews.

Identify techniques used in television (animation, close-ups, wide-angle shots, sound effects, music, graphics) and use knowledge of these techniques to distinguish between facts and misleading information.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Write number sentences using +, -, x, /, <, = , and/or > to represent mathematical relationships in everyday situations.

Grade: 5
Use the properties of equality to solve problems with whole numbers, e.g., if __ + 7 = 13, then __ = 13 - 7, therefore __ = 6 ; if 3 x __ = 15, then __ = 15 / 3, therefore __ = 5.

Interpret graphs that represent the relationship between two variables in everyday situations.

Grade: 6
Use the properties of equality to solve problems.

Produce and interpret graphs that represent the relationship between two variables in everyday situations.

Maryland  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Attend to the speaker

Determine whether a speaker's general purpose is to inform, to persuade, or to entertain

Grade: 4
Attend to the speaker

Relate prior knowledge

Determine speaker's purpose

Grade: 5
Attend to the speaker

Relate prior knowledge

Determine speaker's purpose

Grade: 6
Attend to the speaker

Relate prior knowledge

Maintain visual contact with the speaker

Maintain focus by identifying and managing barriers to listening

Elaborate on the information and ideas presented

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 4
Identify mathematical concepts in relationship to life.

Grade: 6
Interpret and write a rule for a one-operation (+, -, x, /) function table (Assessment limit: Use whole numbers or decimals with no more than two decimal places (0 - 10,000)).

Determine prime factorizations for whole numbers and express them using exponential form.

Michigan  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Conventions: Students will listen and interact appropriately and view knowledgably.

Conventions: Students will be aware that the media has a role in focusing attention on events and in shaping opinions, and recognize the variables (e.g., mistakes, misspeaks) in the media.

Analyze the impact of variables on components of the communication process. Examples include the impact of background noise on an oral message and the effect of text errors, such as spelling or grammar, on the receiver.

Combine skills to reveal their strengthening literacy. Examples include writing and illustrating a text, reading and then orally analyzing a text, and listening to and then summarizing a presentation.

Grade: 4
Conventions: Students will listen and interact appropriately and view knowledgably in small and large group settings.

Conventions: Students will recognize and analyze the various roles of the communication process (e.g., to persuade, critically analyze, flatter, explain, dare) in focusing attention on events and in shaping opinions.

Response: Students will combine skills to reveal strengthening literacy (e.g., viewing then analyzing in writing, listening then giving an opinion orally).

Analyze the impact of variables on components of the communication process. Examples include the impact of background noise on an oral message and the effect of text errors, such as spelling or grammar, on the receiver.

Combine skills to reveal their strengthening literacy. Examples include writing and illustrating a text, reading and then orally analyzing a text, and listening to and then summarizing a presentation.

Grade: 5
Conventions: Students will listen and view critically and interact appropriately during peer presentations.

Conventions: Students will listen and view critically how verbal and non-verbal strategies enhance understanding of spoken messages and promote effective listening behaviors during a variety of class presentations.

Response: Students will begin to combine skills to reveal strengthening literacy (e.g., viewing then analyzing in writing, listening then paraphrasing in writing)

Response: Students will go beyond the information given by a speaker, making inferences and drawing appropriate conclusions.

Analyze the impact of variables on components of the communication process. Examples include the impact of background noise on an oral message and the effect of text errors, such as spelling or grammar, on the receiver.

Combine skills to reveal their strengthening literacy. Examples include writing and illustrating a text, reading and then orally analyzing a text, and listening to and then summarizing a presentation.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Problem-solving with whole numbers: Given problems that use any one of the four operations with appropriate numbers, represent with objects, words (including 'product' and 'quotient'), and mathematical statements; solve.

Understand simple fractions, relation to the whole, and addition and subtraction of fractions: Understand that fractions may represent a portion of a whole unit that has been partitioned into parts of equal area or length; use the terms 'numerator' and 'denominator.'

Use patterns to describe real-world phenomena.

Apply measurement to describe the real world and to solve problems.

Investigate ways numbers are used (e.g., counting, ordering, naming, locating, measuring).

Grade: 4
Use patterns to describe real-world phenomena.

Apply measurement to describe the real world and to solve problems.

Investigate ways numbers are used (e.g., counting, ordering, naming, locating, measuring).

Grade: 5
Use patterns to describe real-world phenomena.

Apply measurement to describe the real world and to solve problems.

Investigate ways numbers are used (e.g., counting, ordering, naming, locating, measuring).

Grade: 6
Solve equations: Understand that adding or subtracting the same number to both sides of an equation creates a new equation that has the same solution.

Solve equations: Understand that multiplying or dividing both sides of an equation by the same non-zero number creates a new equation that has the same solutions.

Connect an initial state to a final state and generalize a rule that describes a pattern of change.

Apply measurement to describe the real world and to solve problems.

Explore problems that reflect the contemporary uses of mathematics in significant contexts and use the power of technology and algebraic and analytic reasoning to experience the ways mathematics is used in society.

Minnesota  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Demonstrate active listening and comprehension.

Grade: 4
Demonstrate active listening and comprehension.

Begin to make informed judgments about messages promoted in the media, such as those in film, television, radio and newspapers.

Grade: 5
Demonstrate active listening and comprehension.

Make informed judgments about messages promoted in the media, such as those in film, television, radio and newspapers.

Evaluate the accuracy and credibility of information found on Internet sites.

Grade: 6
Actively listen and comprehend messages.

Evaluate the accuracy and credibility of information found on Internet sites.

Make informed evaluations about television, radio, film productions, newspapers and magazines with regard to quality of production, accuracy of information, bias, purpose, message and audience.

Missouri  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Purpose for Listening: Listen for enjoyment, for specific information, to distinguish fact from fiction, for directions to complete a two- or three-step task.

Media Messages: Identify intended messages conveyed through oral and visual media.

Grade: 4
Purpose for Listening: Listen for enjoyment, for information, for directions, to identify tone, mood and emotion of verbal and nonverbal communication.

Media Messages: Identify and explain intended messages conveyed through oral and visual media.

Grade: 5
Purpose for Listening: Listen for enjoyment, for information, for directions, to identify and interpret tone, mood and emotion of verbal and nonverbal communication.

Media Messages: Analyze messages conveyed in various media (e.g., videos, pictures, web-sites, artwork, plays and/or news programs).

Grade: 6
Purpose for Listening: Listen for enjoyment, for information, for directions, to identify and evaluate tone, mood and emotion of verbal and nonverbal communication.

Media Messages: Identify and explain viewpoints conveyed in various media (e.g., videos, pictures, web-sites, artwork, plays and/or news programs).

Mississippi  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 4
Listen to determine the main idea.

Evaluate what is read, heard, or viewed and connect it to prior knowledge for critical analysis.

Grade: 5
Write a reaction to, interpretation of, or summary of what has been read or heard.

Listen to determine the main idea and to distinguish fact from opinion.

Grade: 6
Listen to determine the main idea and to distinguish fact from opinion.

Identify the responsibilities of an effective listener.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 4
Estimate and use mental computation to solve real-life problems where exact answers are not required.

Grade: 5
Develop the terminology relating to percent and compute percentages of 10, 20, 25, and 50 percent of a number.

Montana  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Students will recognize the techniques of listening in a variety of situations (e.g., focusing attention, reflecting, interpreting, analyzing, responding to messages).

Students will demonstrate appropriate speaking and listening behaviors in communicating with peers and others in formal and informal classroom situations.

Students will speak and listen effectively for a range of purposes (e.g., reading aloud and listening to oral readings, sharing and listening to personal experiences, presenting and listening to oral reports, clearly giving and understanding directions and instructions).

Students will identify and use different types of listening appropriate to the listening situation (e.g., casual, appreciative, attentive).

Students will distinguish new from familiar material, significant from insignificant information, fact from opinion, and fantasy from reality.

Students will identify characteristics of enjoyable listening experiences by examining rhythm in music and visualization of images.

Students will identify, anticipate, and manage barriers to listening.

Grade: 4
Students will recognize the techniques of listening in a variety of situations (e.g., focusing attention, reflecting, interpreting, analyzing, responding to messages).

Students will demonstrate appropriate speaking and listening behaviors in communicating with peers and others in formal and informal classroom situations.

Students will speak and listen effectively for a range of purposes (e.g., reading aloud and listening to oral readings, sharing and listening to personal experiences, presenting and listening to oral reports, clearly giving and understanding directions and instructions).

Students will identify and use different types of listening appropriate to the listening situation (e.g., casual, appreciative, attentive).

Students will distinguish new from familiar material, significant from insignificant information, fact from opinion, and fantasy from reality.

Students will identify characteristics of enjoyable listening experiences by examining rhythm in music and visualization of images.

Students will identify, anticipate, and manage barriers to listening.

Grade: 5
Students will analyze one's own techniques of listening in a variety of situations (e.g., focusing attention, reflecting, interpreting, analyzing, responding to messages).

Students will identify and use different types of listening appropriate to the listening situation (e.g., interpretive and empathic listening).

Students will distinguish information from persuasion, and logic from emotion.

Students will compare and contrast one's own experiences, information, and insights with the message received in a variety of communication situations.

Students will compare and contrast enjoyable listening experiences by examining different renditions of the same work (e.g., the same selection interpreted by different performers).

Students will identify, anticipate, and manage barriers to listening.

Grade: 6
Students will analyze one's own techniques of listening in a variety of situations (e.g., focusing attention, reflecting, interpreting, analyzing, responding to messages).

Students will identify and use different types of listening appropriate to the listening situation (e.g., interpretive and empathic listening).

Students will distinguish information from persuasion, and logic from emotion.

Students will compare and contrast one's own experiences, information, and insights with the message received in a variety of communication situations.

Students will compare and contrast enjoyable listening experiences by examining different renditions of the same work (e.g., the same selection interpreted by different performers).

Students will identify, anticipate, and manage barriers to listening.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Students will recognize and investigate the relevance and usefulness of mathematics through applications, both in and out of school.

Students will model and explain part/whole relationships in everyday situations.

Students will apply measurement skills to everyday situations.

Students will represent and describe mathematical and real-world relationships.

Grade: 4
Students will recognize and investigate the relevance and usefulness of mathematics through applications, both in and out of school.

Students will model and explain part/whole relationships in everyday situations.

Students will apply measurement skills to everyday situations.

Students will represent and describe mathematical and real-world relationships.

Grade: 5
Students will recognize and investigate the relevance and usefulness of mathematics through applications, both in and out of school.

Grade: 6
Students will recognize and investigate the relevance and usefulness of mathematics through applications, both in and out of school.

North Carolina  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 5
Listen actively and critically by asking questions.

Listen actively and critically by delving deeper into the topic.

Listen actively and critically by elaborating on the information and ideas presented.

Listen actively and critically by evaluating information and ideas.

Listen actively and critically by making inferences and drawing conclusions.

Listen actively and critically by making judgments.

Grade: 6
Explore expressive materials that are read, heard, and/or viewed by analyzing the characteristics of expressive works.

Explore expressive materials that are read, heard, and/or viewed by drawing inferences and/or conclusions.

Explore informational materials that are read, heard, and/or viewed by determining the importance and accuracy of information.

Determine the purpose of the author or creator by analyzing the effects of author's craft on the reader/viewer/listener.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Develop number sense for whole numbers through 9,999: Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of representations.

Grade: 4
Develop number sense for rational numbers 0.01 through 99,999: Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of representations.

Grade: 5
Develop number sense for rational numbers 0.001 through 999,999: Connect model, number word, and number using a variety of representations.

Grade: 6
Develop number sense for negative rational numbers: Connect the model, number word, and number using a variety of representations, including the number line.

Develop meaning for percents: Connect the model, number word, and number using a variety of representations.

Simplify algebraic expressions and verify the results using the basic properties of rational numbers: Identity.

Simplify algebraic expressions and verify the results using the basic properties of rational numbers: Commutative.

Simplify algebraic expressions and verify the results using the basic properties of rational numbers: Associative.

Simplify algebraic expressions and verify the results using the basic properties of rational numbers: Distributive.

Simplify algebraic expressions and verify the results using the basic properties of rational numbers: Order of operations.

North Dakota  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Using Media for a Purpose: Evaluate media products of peers and self using a rubric

Grade: 4
Using Media for a Purpose: Evaluate media products produced by peers or self

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 4
Numbers, Number Relationships, and Number Systems: Explain the meaning of remainders in real-world situations.

Grade: 5
Numbers, Number Relationships, and Number Systems: Use negative integers in real-world situations; e.g., thermometer reading, yardage in a football game.

Patterns, Relations, and Functions: Identify a rule for a pattern involving addition, subtraction, or multiplication.

Patterns, Relations, and Functions: Identify the rule for a pattern and then use the rule to solve a problem.

Nebraska  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 5
Listen to take notes and process information.

Adapt listening strategies for specific purposes.

Grade: 6
Listen to take notes and process information.

Adapt listening strategies for specific purposes.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 5
Problems should be of increasing level of difficulty and involve real-life situations.

Evaluate all types of numerical expressions, including grouping symbols and exponents.

Recognize and apply commutative, associative, distributive, inverse, and identity properties, and the properties of zero.

Grade: 6
Problems should be of increasing level of difficulty and involve real-life situations.

Evaluate all types of numerical expressions, including grouping symbols and exponents.

Recognize and apply commutative, associative, distributive, inverse, and identity properties, and the properties of zero.

New Hampshire  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Demonstrate the ability to read, listen to, view, and understand a variety of materials including literary/narrative (stories and poems), content/informational (factual articles and presentations), and practical works (directions and how-to-do-it books).

Grade: 4
Understand and evaluate spoken and audio-visual messages by listening, following the sequence of ideas, and making informed, reasoned inferences, judgments, and interpretations.

Understand that language, both written and spoken, reflects a point of view.

Grade: 5
Understand and evaluate spoken and audio-visual messages by listening, following the sequence of ideas, and making informed, reasoned inferences, judgments, and interpretations.

Understand that language, both written and spoken, reflects a point of view.

Grade: 6
Understand and evaluate spoken and audio-visual messages by listening, following the sequence of ideas, and making informed, reasoned inferences, judgments, and interpretations.

Understand that language, both written and spoken, reflects a point of view.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Make up problems based on everyday experiences.

Formulate and solve real-world problems.

Exhibit confidence in their ability to solve problems independently and in groups.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 3, students will formulate problems from everyday and mathematical situations.

Relate everyday language to mathematical language and symbols.

Recognize and use mathematics in their daily lives.

Relate the mathematical language and symbols to problem situations and informal language.

Grade: 4
Formulate and solve real-world problems.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 6, students will formulate, solve, and verify problems from every-day and mathematical situations and interpret the results.

Relate everyday language to mathematical language and symbols.

Recognize and use mathematics in other curriculum areas and in their daily lives.

Demonstrate an understanding of denominate numbers (numbers involving units of measure, such as 3 in.) through applications to real-life situations.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 6, students will explain the use of numbers in various every-day contexts (for example: calendars, clocks, signs, or literature).

Grade: 5
Formulate and solve real-world problems.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 6, students will formulate, solve, and verify problems from every-day and mathematical situations and interpret the results.

Relate everyday language to mathematical language and symbols.

Recognize and use mathematics in other curriculum areas and in their daily lives.

Demonstrate an understanding of denominate numbers (numbers involving units of measure, such as 3 in.) through applications to real-life situations.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 6, students will explain the use of numbers in various every-day contexts (for example: calendars, clocks, signs, or literature).

Grade: 6
Formulate and solve real-world problems.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 6, students will formulate, solve, and verify problems from every-day and mathematical situations and interpret the results.

Relate everyday language to mathematical language and symbols.

Recognize and use mathematics in other curriculum areas and in their daily lives.

Demonstrate an understanding of denominate numbers (numbers involving units of measure, such as 3 in.) through applications to real-life situations.

Proficiency Standard: By the end of grade 6, students will explain the use of numbers in various every-day contexts (for example: calendars, clocks, signs, or literature).

New Jersey  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Active Listening: Connect messages heard to prior knowledge and experiences.

Visual and Verbal Messages: Recognize the effects of visual arts on one's mood and emotions.

Grade: 4
Active Listening: Listen attentively and critically to a variety of speakers.

Listening Comprehension: Demonstrate competence in active listening by interpreting and applying received information to new situations and solving problems.

Constructing Meaning: Distinguish between factual and fictional visual representations.

Grade: 5
Active Listening: Listen actively for a variety of purposes such as enjoyment and obtaining information.

Active Listening: Listen attentively and critically to a variety of speakers.

Listening Comprehension: Demonstrate competence in active listening by interpreting and applying received information to new situations and in solving problems.

Listening Comprehension: Ask pertinent questions, take notes, and draw conclusions based on information presented.

Constructing Meaning: Distinguish between factual and fictional visual representations (e.g. political cartoons).

Constructing Meaning: Distinguish different points of view in media texts.

Visual and Verbal Messages: Understand that creators of both print media and electronic media have a purpose and target audience for their work.

Visual and Verbal Messages: Evaluate media messages for credibility.

Grade: 6
Active Listening: Listen actively for a variety of purposes such as enjoyment and obtaining information.

Active Listening: Listen attentively and critically to a variety of speakers.

Active Listening: Listen to determine a speaker's purpose, attitude, and perspective.

Listening Comprehension: Demonstrate competence in active listening by interpreting and applying received information to new situations and in solving problems.

Constructing Meaning: Respond to and evaluate the use of illustrations to support text.

Constructing Meaning: Distinguish different points of view in media texts.

Visual and Verbal Messages: Understand that creators of both print media and electronic media have a purpose and target audience for their work.

Living with Media: Use a rubric to evaluate the content of media presentations.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Problem Solving: Solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts (cf. workplace readiness standard 8.3).

Connections: Recognize that mathematics is used in a variety of contexts outside of mathematics.

Connections: Apply mathematics in practical situations and in other disciplines.

Grade: 4
Problem Solving: Solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts (cf. workplace readiness standard 8.3).

Connections: Recognize that mathematics is used in a variety of contexts outside of mathematics.

Connections: Apply mathematics in practical situations and in other disciplines.

Grade: 5
Problem Solving: Solve problems that arise in mathematics and in other contexts (cf. workplace readiness standard 8.3).

Connections: Recognize that mathematics is used in a variety of contexts outside of mathematics.

Connections: Apply mathematics in practical situations and in other disciplines.

Grade: 6
Procedures: Understand and apply the properties of operations and numbers.

Connections: Recognize that mathematics is used in a variety of contexts outside of mathematics.

Connections: Apply mathematics in practical situations and in other disciplines.

New Mexico  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Make informed judgments about the purpose of media productions.

Grade: 5
Listen actively and critically by: asking questions; delving deeper into the topic; elaborating on the information and the ideas presented; evaluating information and ideas; making inferences and drawing conclusions; making judgments.

Evaluate the content of oral communication.

Grade: 6
Use critical thinking skills and create criteria to evaluate text and multimedia by determining purpose through exploring bias, apparent messages, emotional factors, or persuasive techniques.

Use critical thinking skills and create criteria to evaluate text and multimedia by identifying and exploring the underlying assumptions of the author.

Develop and apply appropriate criteria to evaluate the quality of communication by using knowledge of language structure and literary or media techniques.

Develop and apply appropriate criteria to evaluate the quality of communication by drawing conclusions based on evidence, reasons, or relevant information considering the implications, consequences, or impact of those conclusions.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Represent simple functional relationships: extend and recognize a linear pattern by its rules (e.g., the number of legs on a given number of horses may be calculated by counting by 4s, by multiplying the number of horses by 4, or through the use of tables).

Explore geometric ideas and relationships as they apply to other disciplines and to problems that arise in the classroom or in everyday life.

Identify time to the nearest minute (elapsed time) and relate time to everyday events.

Grade: 6
Use appropriate representations of positive rational numbers in the context of real-life applications.

Nevada  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 6
Conversations and Group Discussions: Demonstrate active listening skills by participating in conversations and group discussions.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Apply previous experience and knowledge to new problem-solving situations.

Identify, explain, and use mathematics in everyday life.

Grade: 4
Apply previous experience and knowledge to new problem-solving situations.

Identify, explain, and use mathematics in everyday life.

Grade: 5
Application: Generate and solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems using whole numbers in practical situations.

Decimals: Add and subtract decimals; multiply and divide decimals by whole numbers in problems representing practical situations.

Comparison and Ordering: Compare and order negative numbers within the context of everyday happenings (e.g., temperature) and plot those numbers on a number line.

Apply previous experience and knowledge to new problem-solving situations.

Recognize and apply deductive and inductive reasoning in both concrete and abstract contexts.

Identify, explain, and use mathematics in everyday life.

Grade: 6
Patterns: Use and create tables and charts to extend a pattern in order to describe a rule.

Equation Solutions: Use a rule to create a table and represent the ordered pairs on a coordinate grid.

Select, modify, develop, and apply strategies to solve a variety of mathematical and practical problems and to investigate and understand mathematical concepts.

Identify, explain, and use mathematics in everyday life.

New York  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Students listen attentively and recognize when it is appropriate for them to speak.

Grade: 4
Students listen attentively and recognize when it is appropriate for them to speak.

Grade: 5
Students understand that within any group there are many different points of view depending on the particular interests and values of the individual, and recognize those differences in perspective in texts and presentations (e.g., in considering whether to let a new industry come into a community, some community members might be enthusiastic about the additional jobs that will be created while others are concerned about the air and noise pollution that could result).

Students listen attentively to others and build on others' ideas in conversations with peers and adults.

Grade: 6
Students understand that within any group there are many different points of view depending on the particular interests and values of the individual, and recognize those differences in perspective in texts and presentations (e.g., in considering whether to let a new industry come into a community, some community members might be enthusiastic about the additional jobs that will be created while others are concerned about the air and noise pollution that could result).

Students evaluate their own and others' work based on a variety of criteria (e.g., logic, clarity, comprehensiveness, conciseness, originality, conventionality) and recognize the varying effectiveness of different approaches.

Students listen attentively to others and build on others' ideas in conversations with peers and adults.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Students use special mathematical notation and symbolism to communicate in mathematics and to compare and describe quantities, express relationships, and relate mathematics to their immediate environments.

Formulate problems and solutions from everyday situations.

Increase their use of mathematical vocabulary and language when communicating with others.

Describe objects, relationships, solutions and rationale using appropriate vocabulary.

Recognize, understand, and make connections in their everyday experiences to mathematical ideas.

Recognize the presence of mathematics in their daily lives.

Grade: 4
Students use special mathematical notation and symbolism to communicate in mathematics and to compare and describe quantities, express relationships, and relate mathematics to their immediate environments.

Formulate problems and solutions from everyday situations.

Increase their use of mathematical vocabulary and language when communicating with others.

Describe objects, relationships, solutions, and rationale using appropriate vocabulary.

Recognize, understand, and make connections in their everyday experiences to mathematical ideas.

Recognize the presence of mathematics in their daily lives.

Grade: 5
Formulate problems and solutions from everyday situations.

Increase their use of mathematical vocabulary and language when communicating with others.

Use appropriate vocabulary when describing objects, relationships, mathematical solutions, and rationale.

Understand and make connections and conjectures in their everyday experiences to mathematical ideas.

Recognize and provide examples of the presence of mathematics in their daily lives.

Variables and Expressions: Define and use appropriate terminology when referring to constants, variables, and algebraic expressions.

Grade: 6
Formulate problems and solutions from everyday situations.

Increase their use of mathematical vocabulary and language when communicating with others.

Use appropriate vocabulary when describing objects, relationships, mathematical solutions, and rationale.

Understand and make connections and conjectures in their everyday experiences to mathematical ideas.

Recognize and provide examples of the presence of mathematics in their daily lives.

Ohio  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Demonstrate active listening strategies by asking clarifying questions and responding to questions with appropriate elaboration.

Grade: 4
Demonstrate active listening strategies by asking clarifying questions and responding to questions with appropriate elaboration.

Grade: 5
Use effective listening strategies, summarize major ideas and draw logical inferences from presentations and visual media.

Grade Level Indicator: Listening and Viewing: Identify the speaker's purpose in presentations and visual media (e.g., to inform, to entertain, to persuade).

Grade: 6
Use effective listening strategies, summarize major ideas and draw logical inferences from presentations and visual media.

Grade Level Indicator: Listening and Viewing: Demonstrate active listening strategies (e.g., asking focused questions, responding to cues, making visual contact).

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Analyze and extend patterns, and describe the rule in words.

Grade Level Indicator: Use Patterns, Relations and Functions: Extend multiplicative and growing patterns, and describe the pattern or rule in words.

Grade Level Indicator: Analyze Change: Create tables to record, organize and analyze data to discover patterns and rules.

Use mathematical strategies to solve problems that relate to other curriculum areas and the real world; e.g., use a timeline to sequence events; use symmetry in artwork.

Grade: 4
Analyze and extend patterns, and describe the rule in words.

Grade Level Indicator: Use Algebraic Representation: Use rules and variables to describe patterns and other relationships.

Use mathematical strategies to solve problems that relate to other curriculum areas and the real world; e.g., use a timeline to sequence events; use symmetry in artwork.

Grade: 5
Use rules and variables to describe patterns, functions and other relationships.

Grade Level Indicator: Use Algebraic Representations: Use variables as unknown quantities in general rules when describing patterns and other relationships.

Oklahoma  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Listen critically for information and incorporate the information into other activities.

Make connections between illustrations and print.

Interpret important events and ideas gathered from maps, charts, graphics, video segments, or technology presentations.

Listen to, view, or read stories which tell of characters in American and other cultures.

Grade: 4
Listen critically and respond appropriately to oral communication.

Interpret Meaning: The student will interpret and evaluate the various ways visual image-makers, including graphic artists, illustrators, and news photographers, represent meaning and distinguish fact, opinion, and fiction in print and nonprint media.

Interpret and describe important events and ideas gathered from maps, charts, graphics, video segments, or technology presentations.

Listen to, view, or read literature which tells of characters in American and other cultures.

Make connections between illustrations and print.

Grade: 5
Listen critically and respond appropriately to oral communication to seek information not already discussed.

Distinguish fact, opinion, and fiction in print and nonprint media.

Interpret and describe important events and ideas gathered from maps, charts, graphics, video segments, or technology presentation.

Interpret and evaluate the various ways visual image-makers, such as graphic artists, illustrators, and news photographers represent meaning.

Listen to, view, or read literature which tells of characters in American and other cultures.

Analyze media as sources for information, entertainment, persuasion, interpretation of events, and transmission of culture.

Grade: 6
Determine the purpose for listening (i.e., gaining information, solving problems; or for enjoying, appreciating, recalling, interpreting, applying, analyzing, evaluating, receiving directions, or learning concepts).

Recognize and understand barriers to effective listening (i.e., internal and external distractions, personal biases, and conflicting demands).

Evaluate how different media forms influence and inform viewers.

Assess how language, medium, and presentation contribute to the message.

Oregon  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 4
Listening: Summarize major ideas and supporting evidence presented in spoken messages and formal presentations.

Grade: 5
Listening: Interpret a speaker's verbal and nonverbal messages, purposes, and perspectives.

Analysis: Identify and discuss the purposes of media--information, entertainment, persuasion, interpretation of events, and transmission of culture.

Analysis: Identify and discuss the role of media in focusing people's attention on events and influencing their opinions on issues.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 6
Represent, analyze and determine rules for finding patterns involving positive rational numbers with tables, graphs, words, and when possible, symbolic rules.

Pennsylvania  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Listen to and acknowledge the contributions of others.

Grade: 4
Distinguish relevant information, ideas and opinions from those that are irrelevant.

Grade: 5
Distinguish relevant information, ideas and opinions from those that are irrelevant.

Grade: 6
Analyze information, ideas and opinions to determine relevancy.

Analyze the selections.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Use measurements in everyday situations (e.g., determine the geography of the school building).

Demonstrate simple function rules.

Grade: 6
Simplify and expand algebraic expressions using exponential forms.

Rhode Island  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 6
Understand the different natures and appropriate uses of verbal and non-verbal communication, identify and practice elements of active listening and effective speaking.

Access and utilize information effectively through a variety of interactions with media.

Develop informed opinions by evaluating a variety of print and non-print media.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Formulate and pose problems from everyday situations.

Recognize and use mathematics in their daily lives.

Grade: 4
Formulate and pose problems from everyday situations.

Recognize and use mathematics in their daily lives.

South Carolina  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Demonstrate the ability to summarize conversations and discussions.

Demonstrate the ability to summarize conversations and discussions.

Demonstrate the ability to make predictions about the content of what he or she views.

Demonstrate the ability to recognize details, setting, characters, and cause and effect in material from nonprint sources; begin analyzing details, character, setting, and cause and effect in such material.

Demonstrate the ability to make connections between material from nonprint sources and his or her prior knowledge, other sources, and the world.

Grade: 4
Demonstrate the ability to summarize conversations and discussions.

Demonstrate the ability to summarize conversations and discussions.

Begin listening to record information as a member of a group.

Demonstrate the ability to make predictions about the content of what he or she views.

Demonstrate the ability to analyze details, setting, character, and cause and effect in material from nonprint sources.

Continue distinguishing between fact and opinion, comparing and contrasting information and ideas, and making inferences with regard to what he or she has viewed.

Demonstrate the ability to make connections between material from nonprint sources and his or her prior knowledge, other sources, and the world.

Grade: 5
Demonstrate the ability to conduct interviews and to participate in reading and writing conferences.

Demonstrate the ability to conduct interviews and to participate in reading and writing conferences.

Continue listening to record information as a member of a group.

Demonstrate the ability to make predictions about the content of what he or she views.

Demonstrate the ability to analyze details, character, setting, and cause and effect in material from nonprint sources.

Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between fact and opinion, to compare and contrast information and ideas, and to make inferences with regard to what he or she has viewed.

Demonstrate the ability to make connections between material from nonprint sources and his or her prior knowledge, other sources, and the world.

Grade: 6
Begin using critical analysis to formulate appropriate oral responses.

Demonstrate the ability to listen to record information as a member of a group.

Begin using critical analysis to formulate appropriate oral responses.

Demonstrate the ability to distinguish between fact and opinion, to compare and contrast information and ideas, and to make inferences with regard to what he or she has viewed.

Begin evaluating the ways that the use of language, the medium, and the presentation contribute to the meaning and impact of a message.

South Dakota  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 4
To meet this standard, students may listen to and share responses in group learning activities.

Grade: 6
To meet this standard, students may ask questions to seek clarification of ideas.

To meet this standard, students may summarize, respond to, and evaluate group activities.

To meet this standard, students may focus on the speaker.

To meet this standard, students may distinguish between intentional and unintentional non-verbal communication.

To meet this standard, students may describe and clarify the personal feelings evoked by the non-verbal communication of others.

To meet this standard, students may classify visual/auditory information according to subject or topic.

To meet this standard, students may combine new information with prior knowledge for recall.

To meet this standard, students may identify false and misleading information.

Tennessee  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Listen attentively to speaker for specific information.

Listen and respond to a variety of media (e.g., books, audio tapes, videos).

Grade: 6
Model active listening in both formal and informal settings.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 5
Communicate using mathematical language and symbols.

Grade: 6
Develop meaning for ratios using real-world models and/or situations.

Develop meaning for integers using real-world connections.

Solve one-step real-world problems involving whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.

Use strategies to estimate the results of computations involving whole numbers, fractions, and decimals in real-world situations.

Represent mathematical statements and real-world situations using symbols.

Model simple real-world problems using graphs.

Texas  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
The student is expected to determine the purpose(s) for listening such as to get information, to solve problems, and to enjoy and appreciate (K-3).

The student is expected to listen critically to interpret and evaluate (K-3).

The student is expected to connect experiences and ideas with those of others through speaking and listening (K-3).

Grade: 4
The student is expected to determine the purposes for listening such as to gain information, to solve problems, or to enjoy and appreciate (4-8).

The student is expected to understand the major ideas and supporting evidence in spoken messages (4-8).

Grade: 5
The student is expected to determine the purposes for listening such as to gain information, to solve problems, or to enjoy and appreciate (4-8).

The student is expected to understand the major ideas and supporting evidence in spoken messages (4-8).

Grade: 6
The student is expected to determine the purposes for listening such as to gain information, to solve problems, or to enjoy and appreciate (4-8).

The student is expected to understand the major ideas and supporting evidence in spoken messages (4-8).

The student is expected to monitor his/her own understanding of the spoken message and seek clarification as needed (4-8).

The student is expected to interpret and evaluate the various ways visual image makers such as illustrators, documentary filmmakers, and political cartoonists represent meanings (6-8).

The student is expected to evaluate the purposes and effects of varying media such as film, print, and technology presentations (6-8).

The student is expected to evaluate how different media forms influence and inform (6-8).

The student is expected to assess how language, medium, and presentation contribute to the message (6-8).

The student is expected to identify and explain the components of listening process.

The student is expected to identify the kinds of listening and analyze skills related to each type.

The student is expected to use appreciative and critical-listening skills to analyze, evaluate, and respond appropriately to class, public, or media.

The student is expected to apply critical-listening skills to analyze, evaluate, and respond appropriately to informative group discussions and speeches.

The student is expected to develop and use communication skills needed for academic achievement such as participating appropriately in class discussions, using active and critical-listening skills, and taking accurate notes.

The student is expected to develop and use critical listening skills to analyze, evaluate, and respond appropriately to class, public, or media presentations.

The student is expected to use appreciative and critical-listening skills to respond appropriately to class, public, or media performances.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
The student is expected to identify the mathematics in everyday situations.

The student is expected to relate informal language to mathematical language and symbols.

Grade: 4
The student is expected to identify the mathematics in everyday situations.

The student is expected to related informal language to mathematical language and symbols.

Grade: 5
The student is expected to select from and use diagrams and number sentences to represent real-life situations.

The student is expected to identify the mathematics in everyday situations.

The student is expected to relate informal language to mathematical language and symbols.

Grade: 6
The student is expected to use integers to represent real-life situations.

The student is expected to identify and apply mathematics to everyday experiences, to activities in and outside of school, with other disciplines, and with other mathematical topics.

Utah  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Identify specific purpose(s) for listening (e.g., to gain information, to be entertained).

Listen and demonstrate understanding by responding appropriately (e.g., follow multiple-step directions, restate, clarify, question, summarize).

Identify specific purpose(s) for viewing media (i.e., to identify main idea and details, to gain information, distinguish between fiction/nonfiction, distinguish between fact/opinion, form an opinion).

Grade: 4
Identify specific purpose(s) for listening (e.g., to gain information, to be entertained).

Listen and demonstrate understanding by responding appropriately (e.g., follow multiple-step directions, restate, clarify, question, summarize, elaborate formulating an opinion with supporting evidence).

Identify specific purpose(s) for viewing media (i.e., to identify main idea and details, to gain information, distinguish between fiction/nonfiction, distinguish between fact/opinion, form an opinion, determine presentation's accuracy).

Grade: 5
Identify specific purpose(s) for listening (e.g., to gain information, to be entertained).

Listen and demonstrate understanding by responding appropriately (e.g., follow multiple-step directions, restate, clarify, question, summarize, elaborate formulating an opinion with supporting evidence, interpret verbal and nonverbal messages, note purpose and perspective).

Identify specific purpose(s) for viewing media (i.e., to identify main idea and details, gain information, distinguish between fiction/nonfiction, distinguish between fact/opinion, form an opinion, determine presentation's accuracy/bias).

Grade: 6
Identify specific purpose(s) for listening (e.g., to gain information, to be entertained).

Listen and demonstrate understanding by responding appropriately (e.g., follow multiple-step directions, restate, clarify, question, summarize, elaborate formulating an opinion with supporting evidence, interpret verbal and nonverbal messages, note purpose and perspective, identify tone, mood, emotion).

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 5
Identify the dividend, divisor, and quotient regardless of the division symbol used.

Represent remainders as whole numbers, decimals, or fractions and describe the meaning of remainders as they apply to problems from the students environment (e.g., If there are 53 people, how many vans are needed if each van holds 8 people?).

Describe situations where integers are used in the students environment.

Use expressions or one-step equations to represent real-world situations.

Virginia  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Listen attentively by making eye contact, facing the speaker, asking questions, and summarizing what is said.

Grade: 4
Listen to and record information.

Essential Understandings: All students develop the skills necessary for active listening.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Processes: Students are expected to use active listening skills by: looking at the speaker; thinking about the main points the speaker is making; taking notes.

Grade: 6
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Processes: Students are expected to take two-column notes when listening to record facts/opinions or two differing viewpoints.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to describe the meaning of the terms greater than, less than, and equal to.

Grade: 4
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to estimate the length of everyday objects (e.g., books, windows, tables) in both metric and U.S. Customary units of measure.

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to measure the liquid volume of everyday objects in both metric and U.S. Customary units, including cups, pints, quarts, gallons, milliliters, and liters, and record the volume including the appropriate unit of measure (e.g., 24 gallons).

Grade: 5
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representation to describe real-life situations where area, perimeter, and volume are appropriate measures to use, and justify their choices orally or in writing.

Grade: 6
The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representation to recognize and describe patterns with exponents by using a calculator.

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representation to recognize powers of ten by examining patterns in a place-value chart: 104 = 10,000, 103 = 1000, 102 = 100, 101 = 10.

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to use the following algebraic terms appropriately: equation, variable, term, and coefficient.

The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections, and representations to identify examples of equations, variables, terms, and coefficients.

Washington  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Interpret visual texts such as illustrations, comics, and videos.

Listening and Observing: Uses sounds to identify prefixes, suffixes, compounds, and syllables (Grade 3 framework).

Listening and Observing: Summarizes main ideas succinctly from a variety of text (e.g., spoken, visual) (Grade 3 framework).

Listening and Observing: Observe to describe simple experiments [e.g., eggs hatching, seeds growing, things that do/do not dissolve in water, changing states of water (gas, fluid, solid)] (Grade 3 framework).

Presenting: Retells succinctly a story of some complexity, scenes from a film, video, or drama (Grade 3 framework).

Collaborating: Understands another's point of view through adult mediation (Grade 3 framework).

Understand that all media is produced from a point of view and with a set of assumptions.

Evaluating: Identifies fact and fiction in a media text (Grade 3 framework).

Evaluating: Identifies fact versus opinion statements (e.g. I think that..., I believe that . . ., In my opinion . . .) in media text (Grade 3 framework).

Evaluating: Interprets and describes main idea in media (Grade 3 framework).

Grade: 4
Pay attention to oral stories, instructions, reports, assemblies, and daily announcements.

Interpret visual texts such as illustrations, comics, and videos.

Listening and Observing: Identifies facts, details, feelings, and values in oral and visual text (Grade 4 framework).

Listening and Observing: Uses listening skills to compare and find relationships in stories, poems, and conversations (Grade 4 framework).

Listening and Observing: Observes experiments and describes how things work (e.g., fulcrum, gear, pulley) (Grade 4 framework).

Listening and Observing: Uses questioning and paraphrasing to clarify the meaning of words and information (Grade 4 framework).

Identify fact, opinion, and assumptions in mass communication.

Evaluating: Identifies media text purpose (e.g., to inform, to sell, to entertain) (Grade 4 framework).

Grade: 5
Interpret and discuss relationships among ideas, information, and events in visual texts such as illustrations, art, dance, graphs, and diagrams.

Listen for, identify and explain: important as well as extraneous details; relationships in stories, poems, etc.; pitch, intensity, and intonation.

Demonstrate listening strategies for gaining information.

Listening and Observing: Identifies the standards for listening (Grade 5 framework).

Listening and Observing: Identifies different purposes for listening (Grade 5 framework).

Evaluating: Sets goals for future performance for listening, speaking, and group work (Grade 5 framework).

Identify and evaluate techniques used in mass communication such as name calling, celebrity appeal, and identification with the audience .

Identify the accuracy, point of view, and assumptions of media.

Evaluating: Distinguishes among types of media techniques (e.g., bandwagon, testimonial, glittering generality) (Grade 5 framework).

Grade: 6
Interpret and discuss relationships among ideas, information, and events in visual texts such as illustrations, art, dance, graphs, and diagrams.

Listen for, identify and explain: important as well as extraneous details; relationships in stories, poems, etc.; pitch, intensity, and intonation.

Demonstrate listening strategies for gaining information.

Identifies barriers to effective listening (Grade 6 framework).

Identifies and applies the techniques for effective listening (Grade 6 framework).

Identify and evaluate techniques used in mass communication such as name calling, celebrity appeal, and identification with the audience .

Identify the accuracy, point of view, and assumptions of media.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Explain the difference between the natural numbers and the whole numbers.

Grade: 5
Given a real-world situation, use symbols: =, not equal, less than or equal, or greater than or equal, to describe quantities. [RL, , MC]

Solve problems involving angle measurements in real life situations (e.g., determine if a piece of tile will fit in a corner by measuring the angle). [1.2.3]

Wisconsin  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 3
Distinguish fact from fantasy and fact from opinion.

Recognize how messages are adjusted for different audiences.

Provide feedback to (and receive it from) peers about the content, organization, and overall effect of media work.

Grade: 4
Distinguish fact from fantasy and fact from opinion.

Recognize how messages are adjusted for different audiences.

Provide feedback to (and receive it from) peers about the content, organization, and overall effect of media work.

Grade: 5
Distinguish among purposes for listening, such as gaining information or being entertained, and take notes as appropriate.

Recall significant details and sequence accurately.

Evaluate the reliability of information in a communication, using criteria based on prior knowledge of the speaker, the topic, and the context and on analysis of logic, evidence, propaganda devices, and language.

Develop criteria for selecting or avoiding specific broadcast programs and periodicals.

Analyze how messages may be affected by financial factors such as sponsorship.

Grade: 6
Distinguish among purposes for listening, such as gaining information or being entertained, and take notes as appropriate.

Recall significant details and sequence accurately.

Evaluate the reliability of information in a communication, using criteria based on prior knowledge of the speaker, the topic, and the context and on analysis of logic, evidence, propaganda devices, and language.

Develop criteria for selecting or avoiding specific broadcast programs and periodicals.

Analyze how messages may be affected by financial factors such as sponsorship.

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 3
Connect mathematical learning with other subjects, personal experiences, current events, and personal interests see relationships between various kinds of problems and actual events; use mathematics as a way to understand other areas of the curriculum (e.g., measurement in science, map skills in social studies).

Use the vocabulary, symbols, and notation of algebra accurately (e.g., correct use of the symbol '='; effective use of the associative property of multiplication).

Grade: 4
Connect mathematical learning with other subjects, personal experiences, current events, and personal interests see relationships between various kinds of problems and actual events; use mathematics as a way to understand other areas of the curriculum (e.g., measurement in science, map skills in social studies).

Use the vocabulary, symbols, and notation of algebra accurately (e.g., correct use of the symbol '='; effective use of the associative property of multiplication).

Grade: 5
Read and understand mathematical texts and other instructional materials and recognize mathematical ideas as they appear in other contexts.

Read, represent, and interpret various rational numbers (whole numbers, integers, decimals, fractions, and percents) with verbal descriptions, geometric models, and mathematical notation (e.g., expanded, scientific, exponential).

Work with algebraic expressions in a variety of ways, including using appropriate symbolism, including exponents and variables; evaluating expressions through numerical substitution; generating equivalent expressions; adding and subtracting expressions.

Recognize and use generalized properties and relations, including additive and multiplicative property of equations and inequalities; commutativity and associativity of addition and multiplication; distributive property; inverses and identities for addition and multiplication; transitive property.

Grade: 6
Read and understand mathematical texts and other instructional materials and recognize mathematical ideas as they appear in other contexts.

Read, represent, and interpret various rational numbers (whole numbers, integers, decimals, fractions, and percents) with verbal descriptions, geometric models, and mathematical notation (e.g., expanded, scientific, exponential).

Work with algebraic expressions in a variety of ways, including using appropriate symbolism, including exponents and variables; evaluating expressions through numerical substitution; generating equivalent expressions; adding and subtracting expressions.

Recognize and use generalized properties and relations, including additive and multiplicative property of equations and inequalities; commutativity and associativity of addition and multiplication; distributive property; inverses and identities for addition and multiplication; transitive property.

West Virginia  Back to Top

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 5
Students will listen in order to understand a topic (e.g., of a guest speaker; informational video; televised interview; radio news program).

Grade: 6
Students will listen in order to comprehend topic and purpose (e.g. of a guest speaker; informational video; televised interview; radio news program).

Subject: Mathematics

Grade: 6
Students will use variables to represent and solve real world problems appropriate for the 6th grade using multiple strategies.