• With each new school year, students are expected to extend their learning to new concepts and skills. We share this list as an opportunity for parents to reinforce skills and bridge the learning from year to year. Please refer to the prior grade level for skills to reinforce and future grade level for skills to accelerate.

# Math Milestones

• Continue to practice multiplication facts to 12
• Round to the nearest 10, 100, or 1000
• Add and subtract whole numbers, decimals and fractions
• Solve multi-step problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
• Measure angles using a protractor

### Math Resources

• Self-select text and read independently
• Make, correct, or confirm predictions using text features
• Make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society;
• Make inferences and use evidence to support understanding;
• Retell, paraphrase, or summarize
• Discuss specific ideas in the text that are important to the meaning
• Explain how the characters change from the beginning of the story to the end of the story
• Explain how the setting influences the plot of the story
• Describe and explain the plot of the story, including the main events, the conflict, and the resolution
• Explain the author's purpose for writing the story, book, or article

• What do you think this book will be about? Why do you think that?
• What characters do you think might be in this story?
• What do you know about the topic of this book?
• Does the topic of this book remind you of anything you know or have done?
• What are you wondering about as you look at the cover and back of your book? What makes you think that?

• What has happened so far in this story?
• What do you think will happen next? Why?
• How do you think the character will handle this situation?
• What emotions is the character feeling? How do you know?
• Think about the predictions you made before reading; do you still think the story will go that way? Why or why not? How do you think it will go now?

• What is the main message of this book? What does the author want you to think about? What was the big idea?
• What were the most important events in this story?
• Did any of the characters change throughout the story? Who changed, and how did they change?
• Why do you think the author chose the title for this story? How does it relate to the story?