# Standard of the Week

**ELA Standard of the Week**

**November 4-November 8**

**English Language Arts-Grade 4:**

- Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text. [RI.4.17]
**(Click for example)** - Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. [W.4.22]
- Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources: take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. [W.4.29]

Math Standard of the Week

**November 4-November 8**

**Fourth Grade Math Standards**

- 14C. Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction. [4-NF3C].
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**ELA Standard of the Week Archive**

**October 28-November 1**

**English Language Arts-Grade 7:**

Reading Standard #1 **(Click for example)**

Writing Standard #1

**October 21-October 25**

**English Language Arts-Grade 2: Produce High-Quality Writing Regularly and Independently, Beginning in Primary Grades**

- W2.24: Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
**(Click for example)** - RL2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
- L2.37: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

**October 15-October 18**

**English Language Arts-Kindergarten**

- Speak and audibly express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly? [K.SL.36]
**(Click for example)** - Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or name of a book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book. [K.W.24]

**October 7-October 11**

**English Language Arts 12th Grade**

- Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text.. [RL.12.2]
**(Click for example)** - Use technology to produce and publish products. [W.12.6]

**September 30-October 4**

**English Language Arts Grade 1**

- Ask and answer questions to explain pieces of information. [RI 3.3]
**(Click for example)** - Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text. [RI 1.4]

**September 23-28**

**English Language Arts Grade 5**

- Make meaning from appropriately complex informational texts [Reading Informational Text 5.19]
**(Click for example)** - Identify evidence used to support particular points [Reading Informational Text 5.17]

**September 16-20**

**English Language Arts Grade 10**

- Cite evidence from the text to support statements. [RL10.1]
**(Click for example)** - Analyze author's point of view in early American literature. [RL10.6]
- Draw evidence from the text to support analysis. [W10.29]

**September 9-13**

**3rd Grade Content Standards**

- Describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. [RL3.3]
**(Click for example)** - Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions [SL3.1]

**September 3-6**

**11th Grade Content Standards**

- Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem. [Grade 11 RI.16]
**(Click for example)** - Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation [W.11.7]

**August 26-30**

**8th Grade Content Standards**

- 13. Determine words and phrases as they are used in text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone...[RI.8.4]
**(Click for example)** - 27. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively. [W.8.8]

**August 19-23**

- Conduct research to build and present knowledge (Writing 4.7)
**(Click for example)** - Present knowledge and ideas (Speaking and Listening (4.4 and 4.5)

**August 5-9**

- Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content
*Writing in History/Social Studies: Standard #, a-c*(**Click for example**)

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources*Reading in History/Social Studies: Standard #1*

**Math Standard of the Week Archive**

**October 28-November 1**

**Ninth Grade Algebra Standards: Construct and Compare Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models and Solve Problems;**

- 37. Distinguish between situations that can be modeled with linear functions and with exponential functions. [F-LE1]
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**October 21-October 25**

**Second Grade Math Standards: Represent and Solve Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction**

1. Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one-and two-step problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. [See Appendix A, Table 1.] **(Click for example)**

**October 15-October 18**

**Precalculus: Standards 51 and 54: Calculate expected values and use them to solve problems.**

5. Count to answer-How many questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects. [K-CC5] **(Click for example)**

**October 7-October 11**

**Precalculus: Standards 51 and 54: Calculate expected values and use them to solve problems.**

- 51. (+)Calculate the expected value of a random variable; interpret it as the mean of the probability distribution. [S-MD2] (
**Click here for example**) - 54. (+)Weigh the possible outcomes of a decision by assigning probabilities to payoff values and finding expected values. [S-MD5]

a. Find the expected payoff for a game of chance. [S-MD5a] Examples: Find the expected winnings from a state lottery ticket or a game at a fast-food restaurant.

b. Evaluate and compare strategies on the basis of expected values. [S-MD5b] Example: Compare a high-deductible versus a low-deductible automobile insurance policy using various, but reasonable, chances of having a minor or a major accident.

**September 30-October 4**

1. Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. (See Appendix A, Table 1.) [1-OA1] (**Click here for example**)

2. Solve word problems that call for addition of three whole numbers whose sum is less than or equal to 20, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem. [1-OA2]

**September 23-28**

**Sample Question Math Grade 5**

**September 16-20**

**Geometry Grade 10: Standards 12, 13 and 26**

- 12. Make formal geometric constructions with a variety of tools and methods such as compass and straightedge, string, reflective devices, paper folding, and dynamic geometric software.
**(Click for example)** - 13. Construct an equilateral triangle, a square, and a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle.

Understand and apply theorems about circles.

26. Construct the inscribed and circumscribed circles of a triangle, and prove properties of angles for a quadrilateral inscribed in a circle.

**September 9-13**

**3rd Grade Content Standards**

- 15. Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size. [3-NF3].

a. Understand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size or the same point on a number line. [3-NF3A]**(Click for example)**

**September 3-6**

**Algebra II: Standard 36**

- 7. Students will: Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

36. For exponential models, express as a logarithm the solution to abct= d where a, c, and d are numbers, and the base b is 2, 10, or e; evaluate the logarithm using technology. [F-LE4]**(Click for example)**

**August 26-30**

**8th Grade Content Standards**

- 7. Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph.
**(Click for example)** - 10.c. Solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables.
- Standard 14d: Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators.

**August 19-23**

- Standard 14a: Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.
**(Click for example)** - Standard 14c: Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators.
- Standard 14d: Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators.

**August 5-9**

- Math Grade 7: Standards 1 and 2a (
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(ALEX Resources Standard 1) | (ALEX Resources Standard 2a)