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Current Project:
Professor Plum in the Library with a Candlestick
Driving Question:
How can we, as Crime Scene Investigators, use science to solve crimes?
Enduring Understanding:
Chemical and physical changes occur all around us. 

Current Learning Targets:
Students should be able to...

Content/Literacy

  • ask good questions, explain problems, and look at how things are connected.
  • create and perform an investigation where you change out different possibilities to test solutions or answer a question.  
  • determine whether an idea is correct and/or worth examining.
  • deliver strong presentations.
  • judge whether presentations are well organized and communicate a clear message.
  • use media to demonstrate knowledge of mixtures and solutions.
  • utilize elements of mystery and scientific evidence to support the writing of a mystery.
  • apply reading strategies to support comprehension of fiction text.
  • communicate and support strategies used with evidence in book club text.

Math:

  • read and write thousandths in decimal and fractional forms.
  • represent and interpret thousandths in models or in place-value charts.
  • write a fraction with denominator 1,000 as a decimal.
  • compare and order decimals to 3 decimal places.
  • round decimals to the nearest hundredth.
  • rewrite decimals as fractions and mixed numbers in simplest form.
  • multiply tenths and hundredths by a 1-digit whole number.
  • multiply tenths and hundredths by 10, 100, and 1,000.
  • multiply tenths and hundredths by multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000.
  • divide tenths and hundredths by a 1-digit whole number.
  • round quotients to the nearest tenth or hundredth.
  • divide tenths and hundredths by 10, 100, and 1,000.
  • divide tenths and hundredths by multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000.
  • estimate decimal sums, differences, products and quotients.