Grade 5

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Grade 5 Mathematics …

  • 110. Number –Identify and distinguish between counting, whole, odd, even, prime, composite and fractional numbers.

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  • 111. Number –Test whether or not a whole number is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, or 9.

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  • 112. Number –Identify multiples of a number and the common multiples of two or more numbers.

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  • 113 Number –Learn the place values of tenths, hundredths, thousandths in numbers shown in decimal form.

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  • 114. Number –Record measures and money using decimal notation.

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  • 115–Number –Write story problems to generate the sum of and difference of decimals and compute the answers.

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  • 116. Number –Name fractional numbers in decimal form.

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  • 117. Number –Add or subtract decimal numbers to three decimal places.

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  • 118. Number –Rounding

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  • 119. Number –Round a decimal number to the nearest whole number, tenth or hundredth.

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  • 120–Number –Subtract from a whole number a fraction of a mixed number.

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  • 121–Number –Subtract from a mixed number, another mixed number or a fraction with renaming e.g. 5 1/8 -7/8.

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  • 122–Number –Solve problems (including worded problems) requiring the addition or subtraction of decimal numbers.

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  • 123–Number –Find the product of two fractional numbers less than one.

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  • 124. Number –Multiply a decimal number by 10, 100, 1000.

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  • 125. Number –Equivalent Fractions

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  • 131. Measurement–Estimate, measure and record distances including the perimeter of polygons in millimetres and/or centimetres and metres.

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  • 132–Measurement–Differentiate between the use of the metric prefixes focusing on the more commonly used units.

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  • 133–Measurement–Determine the decade/century in which an event took place given the year of the event.

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  • 134–Measurement–Interpret and use the letters A.D. and B.C. after a year.

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  • 135–Measurement–Find and use the relationships between units of time including the decade and the century.

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  • 136–Measurement–Record temperatures above or below zero.

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  • 137–Measurement–Calculate the time interval between two events.

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  • 138–Measurement–Solve problems requiring the calculation of one of the following: (i) perimetre, (ii) length of a side, (iii) the number of sides of a regular polygon, given the order of the two measures.

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  • 139–Measurement–Perform the four operations on units of time, length, volume and mass.

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  • 140–Measurement–Tell the difference between two temperatures, when one or both are below zero.

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  • 141. Geometry –Differentiate between the concepts of point, space, curved/horizontal/vertical/oblique lines or line segments.

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  • 142–Geometry –Differentiate between models of parallel and perpendicular lines segments when drawn or seen in the environment.

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  • 143–Geometry –Identify an angle as being acute, right, obtuse or reflex.

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  • 144–Geometry –Estimate to the nearest five degrees, and then use a protractor to measure angles to the nearest degree.

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  • 145. Statistics–Use technology to facilitate data retrieval and organization.

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  • 146–Statistics–Identify patterns in data and infer theories from those patterns.

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  • 147–Statistics–Report on the mathematical content and interpretations of data.

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  • 148–Statistics–Line graphs

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  • 148–Statistics–Draw pictographs, circle graphs, line graphs, bar graphs, double bar graphs to show given data and interpret such graphs when given them.

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  • 149–Statistics–Discuss the appropriate uses of various tables and graphs.

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  • 150–Statistics–Solve problems in which data is given by means of a graph or diagram.

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  • 151. Statistics–Line graphs

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  • 151–Statistics–Develop questionnaires and use them to collect data.

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  • 152–Statistics–Discover that a sample may be too small or too large and why.

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  • 153–Statistics–Develop the concept of bias in sampling.

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  • Objective 154–Statistics–Use a given sample to make claims about a larger population.

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  • 154–Statistics–Use a given sample to make claims about a larger population.

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  • 155–Number –Identify and distinguish between counting, whole, odd, even, prime, composite and fractional numbers.

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  • 156. Number –Read and write symbols in the Roman system of numeration to represent numbers up to 1000.

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  • 157. Sets

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  • 157. Number –Describe a set including the empty set.

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  • 158–Number –Name any set using braces.

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  • 159–Number –Name and list members of the intersection or union of two sets.

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  • 160–Number –Draw diagrams to show the intersection or union of two sets.

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  • 161. Number –Read and write symbols in the Roman system of numeration to represent numbers up to one thousand.

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  • 162–Number –Solve problems requiring division, writing the answers in mixed form where necessary.

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  • 163–Number –Divide a four digit number by a one, two or three digit number, including instance when zero is a digit in the quotient.

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  • 164–Number –Make estimates for division examples and use them to judge the reasonableness of answers.

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  • 165–Number –Check answers to division examples by use of multiplication.

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  • 166–Number –Read and write whole numbers up to eight digits.

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  • 167. Number –Round a number to the nearest ten, hundred or thousand

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  • 168–Number –Use estimates when multiplying to judge the reasonableness of products.

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  • 169. Measurement–Compute the measurement of the area of a rectangular regions using the square centimeter or square metre as unit.

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  • 170. Measurement–Develop the relationship between units of length and units of area.

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  • 171. Measurement–Differentiate between the use of the square centimeter, the square metre and the hectare in measurement situations.

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  • 172. Measurement–Solve problems based on computing the measurement of the area of a rectangular region.

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  • 173. Measurement–Find the area of polygons by counting squares.

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  • 174. Measurement–Draw and use diagrams to clarify information in word problems and aid in their solution.

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  • 175. Measurement–Identify data essential for the solution of a problem.

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  • 176. Geometry –Model regular/irregular polygons (with up to 12 sides) and circles.

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  • 177. Geometry –Identify opposites and adjacent sides of a quadrilateral.

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  • 178–Geometry –Identify the conditions which makes a triangle right, equilateral, isosceles or scalene.

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  • 179. Geometry –Distinguish between similar and congruent figures (especially triangles).

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  • 180. Algebra–Investigate the order of operations when evaluating algebraic expressions.

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  • 181. Algebra–Find 'n' in an open mathematical sentence using addition or subtraction with or without the use of brackets.

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  • 182. Algebra– Mixed Numbers.

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  • 182. Algebra–Find 'n' when 'n' represents an addend or sum in a mathematical sentence with fractional numbers including mixed numbers.

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  • 183. Algebra–Use the symbols <,> = etc. in number sentences.

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  • 184. Algebra–Use substitution in formulae to solve word problems.

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  • 185. Algebra–Use algebraic sentences in solving word problems.

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  • 186. Number –Show knowledge of financial institutions and their functions.

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  • 187. Number–Describe terms used in savings and loans.

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  • 188. Number–Round a number representing an amount of money to the nearest dollar, ten dollar, hundred dollars, thousand dollars,

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  • 189. Number–Add or subtract numbers to three decimal places.

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  • 190. Number–Find the product of a whole number and a decimal to three places of decimals.

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  • 191. Number–Solve word problems involving the use of any one or two basic operations.

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  • 192. Number–Analyze data for problems to discover missing facts essential to their solution.

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  • 193. Number–Tell the operations to be used to solve word problems when no numbers are given.

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  • 194. Number–Discuss the importance of being honest.

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  • 195. Geometry –Identify the parts of a circle.

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  • 196. Geometry –Contrast the meaning of circle as a curve and a circle as a two dimensional region.

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  • 197. Algebra–Investigate the order of operation when evaluating algebraic expressions.

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  • 198. Algebra–Use substitution in formulae to solve word problems.

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  • 199. Algebra–Use algebraic sentences in solving word problems.

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  • 200. Statistics–Estimate and calculate the mean of a set of numbers.

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  • 201. Statistics–Find the modal value of a set of numbers.

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  • 202. Statistics–Find the range of a set of numbers.

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  • 203. Statistics–List and determine the probabilities of all possible outcomes of an experiment.

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  • 204. Statistics–Perform and report on a variety of probability experiments.

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  • 205. Statistics–Make inferences and draw conclusions from a variety of experiments.

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Grade 5 Science …

  • 045. Weather and Climate – Recall the differences between weather and climate.

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  • 046. Weather and Climate – State some ways in which human actions negatively influence weather and climate.

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  • 046. Weather and Climate (Overview)

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  • 046. Weather and Climate

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  • 047. Forces

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  • 047. Forces – Describe the effect of friction on moving objects.

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  • 047. Forces – Demonstrate that force can give a push, pull, turn.

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  • 048. Forces – Demonstrates that pushes/pulls/turns can make things start, move, speed up, swerve, stop or float.

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  • 049. Forces – Identify situations in which a force acts - push/pull/turn - and describe the resulting effects.

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  • 050. Forces – Analyze the effects of force on objects, and infer that work occurs if the force acting results in movement.

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  • 051. Forces – Differentiate between situations when work/no work is done, even with force acting.

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  • 052. Forces – Construct devices that are powered by simple push, pull, or turn.

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  • 053. Forces – Describe the effect of friction on moving objects.

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  • 054. Energy Forms – Relate some sources of energy to their corresponding energy forms (heat, light, sound, electricial chemical, magnetic, mechanical - energy of movement).

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  • 047. Forces – Demonstrate that force can give a push, pull, turn.

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  • 048. Forces – Demonstrates that pushes/pulls/turns can make things start, move, speed up, swerve, stop or float.

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  • 049. Forces – Identify situations in which a force acts - push/pull/turn - and describe the resulting effects.

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  • 050. Forces – Analyze the effects of force on objects, and infer that work occurs if the force acting results in movement.

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  • 051. Forces – Differentiate between situations when work/no work is done, even with force acting.

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  • 052. Forces – Construct devices that are powered by simple push, pull, or turn.

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  • 053. Forces – Describe the effect of friction on moving objects.

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  • 055 . Energy Forms – Explain how some common electrical/electronic devices work and say how they improve the quality of life.

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  • 056. Energy Forms – Identify the energy transformation that occurs in selected devices/chosen situations. (Note that only one-step transformation should be done e.g. electricity to heat/light sound for the television).

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  • 057. Energy Forms – Construct sound-producing devices that involve vibrating strings/striking objects/blowing air, to illustrate energy changes.

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  • 058. Energy Forms – sequences the energy transformation in given situations, and infer that the sun is the ultimate energy source.

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  • 059. Energy Forms – Categorize various sources of heat energy.

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  • 060. Energy Forms – Examine the effect of heat on various materials.

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  • 061. Energy Forms – Explain how heat is transmitted from source to other areas - though conduction/convection radiation.

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  • 062. Energy Forms – Describe how heat is circulated in the school building and in their homes.

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  • 063. Energy Forms – Demonstrate an understanding that the temperature of a body is affected by its properties.

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  • 064. Energy Forms – Identify safety practices (rules) for handling hot/cold materials.

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  • 065. Energy Forms – Design and construct a device to keep something hot/cold.

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  • 066. Energy Forms – Display an awareness of safety for self and others.

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  • 067. Food Nutrients

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  • 067. Nutrition

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  • 067. Nutrition – Identify the food nutrients and state what each supplies in the body.

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  • 067. Nutrition – Explain the possible consequences of the lack of a particular food nutrient in the diet.

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  • 068. Nutrition – Analyze meals to determine which has the widest range of nutrients.

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  • 069. Nutrition – Formulate a menu reflecting the components of a balanced diet.

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  • 070. Nutrition – Explain the possible consequences of the lack of a particular food nutrient in the diet.

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  • 071. Nutrition – Make sound judgements in the choice of food.

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  • 072. Nutrition – Compare food samples of the same mass to identify which substance has the largest amount of energy.

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  • 073. Nutrition – Relate food tests to specific nutrients (starch, fat).

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  • 076. Food/Energy Chains

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  • 076. Food/Energy Chains – Construct food chains involving plants, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.

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  • 077. Food/Energy Chains – Interpret food chains to indicate the energy flow from producers to consumers including humans.

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  • 078. Food/Energy Chains – Explain how plants and animals are interdependent in relation to the food chain.

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  • 079. Food/Energy Chains – Appreciate the interdependence of all living things.

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  • 079. Food/Energy Chains – Outline the path that food travels from mouth to anus.

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Grade 5 Social Studies …

  • 108. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Define and correctly use the following concepts: territory, region, mainland, neighbour, archipelago, Commonwealth Caribbean.

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  • 108. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Define and correctly use the following concepts: territory, region, mainland, neighbour, archipelago, Commonwealth Caribbean.

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  • 109. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Define and correctly use the following concepts: territory, region, mainland, neighbour, archipelago, Commonwealth Caribbean.

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  • 110. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Use line of latitude and longitude to locate the Caribbean region on a map of the world.

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  • 111. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Identify the water bodies that border the Caribbean region.

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  • 112. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Name the territories that make up the Caribbean region.

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  • 113. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Name the capital cities of Caribbean territories.

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  • 114. Our Caribbean Neighbours – State the direction of one territory from another using cardinal points.

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  • 115. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Calculate distances between territories.

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  • 116. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Group the territories of the Caribbean in a variety of ways.
  • 120. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Identify some of the national symbols of some Caribbean territories.

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  • 121. Our Caribbean Neighbours – Interpret some of the national anthems.

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  • 122. Caribbean History and Culture – Identify aspects of Caribbean culture.

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  • 123. Caribbean History and Culture – Name some of the foods that Caribbean people eat everyday.

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  • 124. Caribbean History and Culture – Identify the national dishes of other Caribbean countries, their names, the ingredients from which they are prepared and how they are prepared.

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  • 125. Caribbean History and Culture – Describe some Caribbean celebrations (festivals, carnival, crop over etc.)

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  • 126. Caribbean History and Culture – Identify some difference in Caribbean culture.

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  • 127. Caribbean History and Culture – Define and use correctly the following: colonialism, slavery, Independence.

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  • 128. Caribbean History and Culture – Outline the common experiences of Caribbean people.

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  • 129. Caribbean History and Culture – What are some of the common historical experiences of Caribbean people?

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  • 130. Caribbean History and Culture – How has shared historical experiences helped to promote better understanding among Caribbean people?

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  • 131. Caribbean History and Culture – Identify the water bodies that border the Caribbean.

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  • 132. Caribbean History and Culture – Name the territories that make up the Caribbean region.

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  • 133. Caribbean History and Culture – Name the capital cities of the Caribbean region.

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  • 134. Caribbean History and Culture – Listen to various forms of Caribbean music and draw conclusions about each form.

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  • 135 – The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Define and use correctly the following concepts: tropical marine, natural resources, human resource, mineral, sustainable development, solid waste, wetlands, forest.

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  • 136 – The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Identify and describe simply, the common physical features of Caribbean area.

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  • 137 – The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Group Caribbean lands according to their physical features.

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  • 138 – The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Identify and give reasons for any similarities and differences in the climate of the Caribbean region.

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  • 139 – The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Interpret maps and diagrams which show how latitude, altitude, sea and winds affect the region's climate.

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  • 140. The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Name the natural hazards experienced in the Caribbean.

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  • 141. The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Suggest ways for preparing for and coping with natural hazards in the Caribbean.

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  • 142. The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Describe the effects of natural hazards in the Caribbean area.

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  • 143. The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Suggest ways of preparing for and coping with the effects of these hazards.

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  • 144. The Physical Environment of the Caribbean – Identify areas in the Caribbean affected by each of these hazards.

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  • 145. Resources of the Caribbean – Define and use correctly the following concepts: natural resources, human resource, mineral, sustainable development, solid waste, wetlands, forest.

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  • 146. Resources of the Caribbean – Identify the resources that Caribbean countries have.

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  • 147. Resources of the Caribbean – Classify the resources of the Caribbean.

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  • 148. Resources of the Caribbean – Discuss the relationship between human and natural/physical resources.

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  • 149. Resources of the Caribbean – Discuss ways in which resources are used.

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  • 150. Resources of the Caribbean – Explain how the use of these resources benefit the people of the Caribbean.

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  • 151. Resources of the Caribbean – Discuss the ways in which exploitation of resources affect the environment.

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  • 152. Resources of the Caribbean – Discuss ways in which some resources are misused.

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  • 153. Resources of the Caribbean – Evaluate the damage to the environment of the misuse of some resources.

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  • 154. Resources of the Caribbean – Assess the role of government in protecting the resources of the region.

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  • 155. Resources of the Caribbean – Locate on a map of the Caribbean areas where natural physical resources are found.

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  • 156. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Explain what is meant by co-operation.

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  • 157. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Identify and explain the advantages of co-operation at different levels.

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  • 158. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Identify and describe some challenges of co-operation.

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  • 159. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Identify some of the areas of regional co-operation.

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  • 160. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Describe how co-operation in these areas have helped to promote better understanding among Caribbean Neighbours.

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  • 161. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Explain why CARICOM is important to the region.

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  • 162. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Locate and name the member countries of CARICOM.

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  • 162. Co-operation Among Neighbours – Locate and name the member countries of CARICOM.

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  • 163. Caribbean Nation Builders – Identify some outstanding Caribbean leaders in the area of sports, politics, music, journalism, the labour movement and administration.

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  • 164. Caribbean Nation Builders – Identify and explain the contribution of each leader to his/her country and region.

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  • 165. Caribbean Nation Builders – Describe the effect of such contributions on the development of the country and the region.

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  • 166. Caribbean Nation Builders – Examine ways by which countries recognize the contributions of their nation builders.

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  • 167. Caribbean Nation Builders – List the independent nations of the Commonwealth Caribbean and name the Prime Ministers of each.

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