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1 5 th Grade Students Fifth Grade Reading Fifth Grade Writing Fifth Grade Social Studies Fifth Grade Science Fifth Grade Health Fifth Grade Math Fifth Grade Music Fifth Grade Art Fifth Grade Report Card

2 Reading Applies comprehension strategies Applies word recognition and vocabulary skills to achieve fluency Assessments Completes skill work independently with minimal errors Reads a variety of selections independently at or above grade level with minimal errors or hesitations Achieves % on Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme Skills Tests and Selection Tests taken independently 3 or more items that fall in the Excellent Progress category for parts 1-3 on the Integrated Theme Test Completes skill work with some errors and minimal help Reads a variety of selections at grade level with some errors and hesitations Achieves 70-90% on Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme Skills Tests and Selection Tests taken independently 3 or more items that fall in the Good Progress category or other combinations that are not secure or beginning for parts 1-3 on the Integrated Theme Test Formative Assessments (for Learning) Student Participation and Class Discussion Comprehension activities: practice book, written work, class discussions, novel studies, content area activities/assessments Running Records (Guided Reading) Leveled Reading Passages Reader s Response Journals Oral Reading NWEA Summative Assessments (of Learning [Report Card]) Reading Conferences Integrated Theme Test (Themes 1, 3 and 5) Theme Skill Tests (including comprehension) Thematic Projects Fluency Check Completes skill work with many errors or is unable to complete skill work independently Reads selections with errors and hesitations or is unable to read grade level selections independently Achieves below 72% on Houghton Mifflin Reading Theme Skills Tests and Selection Tests (students may require some assistance) 3 or more items that fall in the Some Progress or Needs Improvement categories for parts 1-3 on the Integrated Theme Test

3 Writing Uses writing strategies to implement traits of strong writing Assessments Consistently demonstrates understanding of prescribed expectations of genre of writing Consistently applies Traits of Writing that have been introduced Achieves a 6 or 5 on a six point rubric Achieves a 5 on a five point rubric Achieves a 4 on a four point rubric Sometimes demonstrates understanding of prescribed expectations of genre of writing Sometimes applies Traits of Writing that have been introduced Achieves a 4 or 3 on a six point rubric Achieves a 4 or 3 on a five point rubric Achieves a 3 or 2 on a four point rubric Seldom demonstrates understanding of prescribed expectations of genre of writing Seldom applies Traits of Writing that have been introduced Achieves a 2 or 1 on a six point rubric Achieves a 2 or 1 on a five point rubric Achieves a 1 on a four point rubric Formative Assessments (for Learning) Student Participation and Class Discussion Practice Book: Writing Skills Journal/Informal Writing Reading-Writing Workshop Rough Drafts Prewriting Charts and Webs Personal Narrative Persuasive Essay/Problem Solution Descriptive Writing Personal Essay Story Research Writing Summative Assessments (of Learning [Report Cards]) Reading-Writing Workshop Products Personal Narrative Persuasive Essay/Problem Solution Descriptive Writing Personal Essay Story Research Writing Theme Skills Tests Integrated Theme Tests *Rubrics can include, but may not be limited to: 6+1 Traits Houghton Mifflin Other teacher created rubrics

4 Applies capitalization, punctuation and grammar strategies Assessment Options Writing consistently has very few errors in capitalization and punctuation (including comma and quotation mark usage after instruction). Writing is consistently correct in sentence structure. The errors do not interfere with the reader s understanding of the text. Score 88%-100% or higher on written assessments Achieves a 6 or 5 on a six point rubric Achieves a 5 on a five point rubric Achieves a 4 on a four point rubric Practice Book: Grammar Skills Journal/Informal Writing Daily Language Practice Reading-Writing Workshop Products Theme Skills Tests Integrated Theme Tests *Writing conventions may also be included in writing strategy rubrics. Writing sometimes has errors in capitalization and punctuation (including comma and quotation mark usage after instruction). Writing is sometimes correct in sentence structure. The errors sometimes interfere with the reader s understanding of the text. Score 70-90% on written assessments Achieves a 4 or 3 on a six point rubric Achieves a 4 or 3 on a five point rubric Achieves a 3 or 2 on a four point rubric Writing has frequent errors in capitalization and punctuation (including comma and quotation mark usage after instruction). Writing is seldom correct in sentence structure. The errors frequently interfere with the reader s understanding of the text. Score below 72% on written assessments Achieves a 2 or 1 on a six point rubric Achieves a 2 or 1 on a five point rubric Achieves a 1 on a four point rubric

5 Spells words correctly on tests and daily work Assessment Options Score 88%-100% on tests and consistently applies spelling words in written work Daily Writing Reading-Writing Workshop Final Copy Weekly Tests Score 70% - 90% on tests and sometimes applies spelling words in written work Score below 72% on tests and seldom applies spelling words in written work

6 Social Studies Standards for Social Studies: U.S. History Students will use primary and secondary sources to study documents and speeches that laid the foundation of American ideals and examine the everyday life of people at different points in United States history, from exploration through the Constitutional Convention. Geography Student will use the global grid system and apply themes of geography to European Colonization and settlement of the New World. Economics Students will study the economic incentives of European exploration and settlement and evaluate the outcomes of economic decision-making during colonial times. Government and Citizenship Students learn about the colonial government founded on the ideals of the Enlightenment and the English traditions of self-government. They recognize that ours is a nation that has a constitution that derives its power from the people. Essential Skills Students will use skills of historical and geographical analysis to explore the early history of the United States and understand ideas and events that strengthened the Union.

7 Applies Social Studies knowledge and concepts Assessments Reach the highest level on a rubric for projects and alternate assignments Participate fully in classroom activities and simulations 88%-100% on written assessments Fully articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities Reach the second highest level on a rubric for projects and alternate assignments, or a level that would correlate with 70-90% Participate partially in classroom activities and simulations Score 70-90% on written assessments Sometimes articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities Formative Assessments (for Learning) Student Participation and Class Discussions Comprehension Questions Practice Pages Simulation Activities Constructed Responses Summative Assessments (of Learning [Report Card]) Comprehension Questions Projects Unit Tests Simulation Activities Constructed Responses Reach a middle or lower level on a rubric, or a level that would correlate with work that is below a 72% Seldom participate in classroom activities and simulations 72% and below on written assessments Seldom articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities

8 Science Environments (FOSS) Students work with barley bugs, beetles, and brine shrimp to learn basic concepts of environmental biology. Students see the interdependence of organisms on their environment Levers and Pulleys (FOSS) Students learn how humans have developed machines to do work. Class-1, -2, and -3 levers are used to produce mechanical advantage. Pulleys help students with load, effort and advantage using a simple machine. Legos (Simple Machines) Students use Legos to study five simple machines and their characteristics. They learn to transfer twodimensional drawings into three-dimensional constructions. Small Things introduces students to the microscopic world, the instruments needed to make it accessible, and the appearance and structure of living and nonliving things. They discover new levels of organization needed in microscopic organisms. Applies scientific concepts and principles Assessments Reach the highest level on a rubric for projects and alternate assignments Participate fully in classroom activities 88%-100% on written assessments Fully articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities Reach the second highest level on a rubric for projects and alternate assignments, or a level that would correlate with 70-90% Participate partially in classroom activities Score 70-90% on written assessments Sometimes articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities Formative Assessments (for Learning) Student Participation and Class Discussion Skill Related Activities Resource Material Activities Summative Assessments (of Learning [Report Card]) Projects Quizzes Tests Reach a middle or lower level on a rubric, or a level that would correlate with work that is below a 72% Seldom participate in classroom activities 72% and below on written assessments Seldom articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities

9 Health Standards for Health: Decision Making The student will demonstrate and understanding in of the process of making a healthy decision in regards to themselves. Chemical awareness and prevention The student will demonstrate the ability to deal with peer pressures in a positive and constructive manner. The student will understand the main categories of drugs and how each can affect the body. Disease Prevention The student will describe communicable and non-communicable diseases and how the body defends against them. Healthy Relationships The student will demonstrate skills and understanding in dealing with conflict in positive, constructive ways. Growth and Development The student will understand the structure and functions of the endocrine, reproductive, and nervous systems. The student will understand the physical changes that occur during adolescence. Emotional Health The student will understand the emotional changes during adolescence and the importance of a positive self-image. Safety The student will understand how to recognize and respond to sexual harassment.

10 Develops awareness of physical and emotional well being Assessments Reach the highest level on a rubric for projects and alternate assignments Participate fully in classroom activities 88%-100% on written assessments Fully articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities Formative Assessments (for Learning) Student Participation and Class Discussion Skill Related Activities Textbook Activities Projects Quizzes Tests Reach the second highest level on a rubric for projects and alternate assignments, or a level that would correlate with 70-90% Participate partially in classroom activities Score 70-90% on written assessments Sometimes articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities Summative Assessments (of Learning [Report Card]) Projects Quizzes Tests Reach a middle or lower level on a rubric, or a level that would correlate with work that is below a 72% Seldom participate in classroom activities 72% and below on written assessments Seldom articulate knowledge of content via discussion and oral activities

11 Math Achievement Student falls in the expected level of mastery (gray box and above) on Individual Profile of Progress reports for each unit all of the time. Student falls in the expected level of mastery (gray box and above) on Individual Profile of Progress reports for each unit 75%-99%of the time. Student falls in the expected level of mastery (gray box and above) on Individual Profile of Progress reports for each unit less than 75% of the time. Assessments Formative Assessments (for Learning) Student Participation and Class Discussion Math Journal (Practice Pages) Math Boxes Pre-tests Exemplars Home Links/Study Links Mental Math and Reflexes Math Messages Exit Cards Summative Assessments (of Learning [Report Card]) *Individual Profiles of Progress are based on multiple assessments (oral, slate and written). Exit Cards Slate and Oral Assessments Quizzes Written Assessment (Unit Tests) Fact Tests (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication or Division *Students can fall above grade level expectations on Individual Profile of Progress. *Individual Profiles of Progress sheets are sent home attached with unit tests and/or enclosed in the report card.

12 Music Applies knowledge of the elements of music. Assessment Tools Independently recognizes, identifies, and responds to melodic and rhythmic symbols and notation by singing, playing, and reading. Sometimes recognizes, identifies, and responds to melodic and rhythmic symbols and notation by singing, playing, and reading. Seldom recognizes, identifies, and responds to melodic and rhythmic symbols and notation by singing, playing, and reading. Teacher observation Checklists Comparative assessments (listening, written and/or writing) Rhythmic assessments, adding six-eight meter patterns (dictation, reading and/or written) Melodic assessments, adding ti (singing, listening, movement and/or written) Symbols assessment Musical theater assessment (Sound of Music) Demonstrates skills in the process of vocal, instrumental, and/or movement activities. Assessment Tools Independently sings in tune, plays rhythms, and moves individually and in groups, performing vocally and instrumentally with musicianship and artistry. Sometimes sings in tune in a limited register, plays rhythms, and moves individually and in groups, performing vocally and instrumentally with accuracy, skill, and expression. Teacher observation Checklists Pitch matching assessments (two-part songs) Steady beat and/or rhythmic assessments (playing instruments and/or body percussion, movement) Ukulele assessment Seldom sings in tune, plays rhythms, and moves individually and in groups.

13 Participates in activities showing self-control and respect. Assessment Tools Student is demonstrating overall behavioral success and manages self independently. Teacher observation and/or self-evaluation Checklists Student is making expected progress toward behavioral standards with minimal assistance. Student is making limited progress toward behavioral expectations and needs frequent assistance.

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15 Art Student can clearly describe art elements in works of art Student can interpret meaning and symbols in works of art Student is actively focused on discussions and art making processes Student art work Teacher observation Group discussion Performance matrix Quizzes Based on multiple assessments (visual, written, and oral) Student can identify some art elements in works of art Student needs prompting to interpret meaning and symbols in works of art Student needs assistance to remain focused on discussions and art making processes Student can seldom identify art elements in works of art Student does not interpret meaning and symbols in works of art Student has consistent difficulty remaining focused on discussions and art making processes

16 Minnetonka School District #276 Grade 5 Student Progress Report Inspiring a Passion to Excel Student: Teacher: School: Principal: : Student seldom demonstrates an understanding of concepts and procedures, while requiring consistent support. (X): Not Assessed this Quarter Achievement : Student accomplishes part of the task independently. Student can sometimes explain or demonstrate the process but may need prompting to complete it. Attendance 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Days Present Days Absent Tardies : Student performance meets the demands of the task and demonstrates a firm grasp of the concepts and procedures involved. Student can independently apply understanding in different contexts. Reading Applies comprehension strategies Applies word recognition and vocabulary skills to achieve fluency Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Writing Uses strategies to implement traits of strong writing Applies capitalization, punctuation and grammar strategies Spells words correctly on tests and daily work Mathematics Achievement - See Math Skill Checklist(s) sent this quarter Social Studies Applies social studies knowledge and concepts Science Applies scientific concepts and principles Health Develops awareness of physical and emotional well being

17 Music Applies knowledge of the elements of music Demonstrates skills in the process of vocal, instrumental and/or movement activities Work Habits: Participates in activities showing self-control and respect Physical Education Demonstrates motor skill achievement in a variety of physical activities Demonstrates knowledge of physical education, movement, rules and safety Demonstrates personal physical fitness (achievement) and participates at an active level. Exhibits sportsmanship, teamwork, self-control, sports etiquette, and respect Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 X X X Art Applies knowledge of art elements in class work Demonstrates skill in the use of art tools, materials and processes Recognizes that ideas are expressed in artwork and implements them in their own work : Student is making limited progress toward behavioral expectations and needs frequent assistance. Work Habits and Social Development : Student is making progress toward behavioral standards with minimal assistance. : Student is demonstrating overall behavioral success and manages self independently. Completes assignments on time Writes legibly Follows directions Respectfully works with others Organizes materials and self Utilizes school time well to complete work Strives to produce quality work Accepts responsibility for behavior Practices self-control Communicates clearly and effectively Listens attentively for information Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4

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