Academic Standards for Cabin Days School Program

What follows are the Indiana Academic Standards for the Cabin Days School Program.

*Academic standards are also listed for those standards that this online student study experience meet.
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Social Studies Standards

3.1.1 Identify and describe Native American Woodland Indians who lived in the region when European settlers arrived.

3.1.2 Explain why and how the local community was established and identify its founders and early settlers.

3.1.3 Describe the role of the local community and other communities in the development of the state’s regions.

3.1.4 Give examples of people, events and developments that brought important changes to your community and the region where your community is located.

3.1.8 Describe how your community has changed over time and how it has stayed the same.

3.3.11 Describe how Native Americans and early settlers of Indiana adapted to and modified their environment to survive.

3.4.3 Give examples of trade in the local community and explain how trade benefits both parties.

3.4.4 Define interdependence and give examples of how people in the local community depend on each other for goods and services.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Foundations Standards

3.RF.4.5 Know and use more difficult word families when reading unfamiliar words

3.RF.5 Orally read grade-level appropriate or higher texts smoothly and accurately, with expression that connotes comprehension at the independent level.

Reading: Nonfiction

3.RN.2.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

3.RN.2.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in processes or procedures in a text, using words such as first, next, finally, because, problem, solution, same, and different.

3.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from a text (e.g., maps, illustrations, charts, font/format).

3.RN.3.2 Identify how a nonfiction text can be structured to indicate a problem and solution or to put events in chronological order.

Reading: Vocabulary

3.RV.2.1 Apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, and sentence clues) and text features (e.g., maps, illustrations, charts) to determine the meanings of unknown words.

3.RV.2.5 Consult reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary), to determine or clarify the meanings of words and phrases.

Social Studies Standards

4.1.2 Identify and describe historic Native American Indian groups that lived in Indiana at the time of early European exploration, including ways these groups adapted to and interacted with the physical environment.

4.1.5 Identify and explain the causes of the removal of Native American Indian groups in the state and their resettlement during the 1830s

4.3.6 Describe Indiana’s landforms (lithosphere*), water features (hydrosphere*), and plants and animals (biosphere*).

4.3.8 Identify the challenges in the physical landscape of Indiana to early settlers and modern day economic development.

4.3.9 Explain the importance of major transportation routes, including rivers, in the exploration, settlement and growth of Indiana and in the state’s location as a crossroad of America.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Literature

4.RL.2.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4.RL.4.1 Describe how visual and multimedia presentations and representations can enhance the meaning of a text.

Reading: Nonfiction

4.RN.2.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4.RN.2.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

4.RN.2.3 Explain the relationships between events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, based on specific information in the text.

4.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from a text (e.g., charts, tables, graphs, headings, subheadings, font/format).

4.RN.3.2 Describe the organizational structure (e.g., chronological, problem-solution, comparison/contrast, procedural, cause/effect, sequential, description) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

4.RN.3.3 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided in the accounts.

Reading: Vocabulary

4.RV.2.1 Apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, sentence, and paragraph clues) and text features (e.g., charts, headings/subheadings, font/format) to determine the meanings of unknown words.

4.RV.3.2 Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a fourth grade topic or subject area.

Social Studies Standards

5.1.2 Examine accounts of early European explorations of North America including major land and water routes, reasons for exploration and the impact the exploration had.

5.1.3 Compare and contrast historic Indian groups of the West, Southwest, Northwest, Arctic and sub-Arctic, Great Plains, and Eastern Woodlands regions at the beginning of European exploration in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

5.1.6 Identify and explain instances of both cooperation and conflict that existed between Native American Indians and colonists

5.3.7 Identify major sources of accessible fresh water and describe the impact of access on the local and regional communities.

5.3.11 Describe adaptation and how Native American Indians and colonists adapted to variations in the physical environment.

5.4.1 Describe the economic activities within and among Native American Indian cultures prior to contact with Europeans. Examine the economic incentives that helped motivate European exploration and colonization.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Literature

5.RL.2.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

5.RL.4.1 Analyze how visual and multimedia presentations and representations can enhance the meaning of a text.

Reading: Nonfiction

5.RN.2.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

5.RN.2.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

5.RN.2.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

5.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features in multiple print and digital sources to locate information, gain meaning from a text, or solve a problem.

5.RN.3.2 Compare and contrast the organizational structure of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

5.RN.3.3 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the perspectives the accounts represent.

5.RN.4.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support claims in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which claims.

5.RN.4.2 Combine information from several texts or digital sources on the same topic in order to demonstrate knowledge about the subject.

Reading: Vocabulary

5.RV.2.1 Select and apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, sentence, and paragraph clues) and text features to determine the meanings of unknown words.

5.RV.2.5 Consult reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus), to find the pronunciation and clarify the precise meanings of words and phrases.

5.RV.3.2 Determine the meaning of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a fifth grade topic or text.

Social Studies Standards

6.1.20 Analyze cause-and-effect relationships, keeping in mind multiple causations, including the importance of individuals, ideas, human interests, beliefs and chance in history.

6.3.10 Explain the ways cultural diffusion, invention, and innovation change culture.

6.3.13 Explain the impact of humans on the physical environment in Europe and the Americas.

6.4.2 Analyze how countries of Europe and the Americas have been influenced by trade in different historical periods.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Nonfiction

6.RN.2.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what a text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

6.RN.2.2 Determine how a central idea of a text is conveyed through particular details; provide an objective summary of the text.

6.RN.2.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

6.RN.4.1 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that the author supports with reasons and evidence from claims that are not supported.

6.RN.4.2 Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, verbally) to demonstrate a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Reading: Vocabulary

6.RV.2.1 Use context to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.

6.RV.2.2 Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.

6.RV.2.5 Consult reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus), to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, part of speech, or origin.

6.RV.3.2 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a nonfiction text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

Third Grade

Social Studies Standards

3.1.1 Identify and describe Native American Woodland Indians who lived in the region when European settlers arrived.

3.1.2 Explain why and how the local community was established and identify its founders and early settlers.

3.1.3 Describe the role of the local community and other communities in the development of the state’s regions.

3.1.4 Give examples of people, events and developments that brought important changes to your community and the region where your community is located.

3.1.8 Describe how your community has changed over time and how it has stayed the same.

3.3.11 Describe how Native Americans and early settlers of Indiana adapted to and modified their environment to survive.

3.4.3 Give examples of trade in the local community and explain how trade benefits both parties.

3.4.4 Define interdependence and give examples of how people in the local community depend on each other for goods and services.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Foundations Standards

3.RF.4.5 Know and use more difficult word families when reading unfamiliar words

3.RF.5 Orally read grade-level appropriate or higher texts smoothly and accurately, with expression that connotes comprehension at the independent level.

Reading: Nonfiction

3.RN.2.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

3.RN.2.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in processes or procedures in a text, using words such as first, next, finally, because, problem, solution, same, and different.

3.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from a text (e.g., maps, illustrations, charts, font/format).

3.RN.3.2 Identify how a nonfiction text can be structured to indicate a problem and solution or to put events in chronological order.

Reading: Vocabulary

3.RV.2.1 Apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, and sentence clues) and text features (e.g., maps, illustrations, charts) to determine the meanings of unknown words.

3.RV.2.5 Consult reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary), to determine or clarify the meanings of words and phrases.

Fourth Grade

Social Studies Standards

4.1.2 Identify and describe historic Native American Indian groups that lived in Indiana at the time of early European exploration, including ways these groups adapted to and interacted with the physical environment.

4.1.5 Identify and explain the causes of the removal of Native American Indian groups in the state and their resettlement during the 1830s

4.3.6 Describe Indiana’s landforms (lithosphere*), water features (hydrosphere*), and plants and animals (biosphere*).

4.3.8 Identify the challenges in the physical landscape of Indiana to early settlers and modern day economic development.

4.3.9 Explain the importance of major transportation routes, including rivers, in the exploration, settlement and growth of Indiana and in the state’s location as a crossroad of America.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Literature

4.RL.2.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4.RL.4.1 Describe how visual and multimedia presentations and representations can enhance the meaning of a text.

Reading: Nonfiction

4.RN.2.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

4.RN.2.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

4.RN.2.3 Explain the relationships between events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, based on specific information in the text.

4.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from a text (e.g., charts, tables, graphs, headings, subheadings, font/format).

4.RN.3.2 Describe the organizational structure (e.g., chronological, problem-solution, comparison/contrast, procedural, cause/effect, sequential, description) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

4.RN.3.3 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided in the accounts.

Reading: Vocabulary

4.RV.2.1 Apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, sentence, and paragraph clues) and text features (e.g., charts, headings/subheadings, font/format) to determine the meanings of unknown words.

4.RV.3.2 Determine the meanings of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a fourth grade topic or subject area.

Fifth Grade

Social Studies Standards

5.1.2 Examine accounts of early European explorations of North America including major land and water routes, reasons for exploration and the impact the exploration had.

5.1.3 Compare and contrast historic Indian groups of the West, Southwest, Northwest, Arctic and sub-Arctic, Great Plains, and Eastern Woodlands regions at the beginning of European exploration in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

5.1.6 Identify and explain instances of both cooperation and conflict that existed between Native American Indians and colonists

5.3.7 Identify major sources of accessible fresh water and describe the impact of access on the local and regional communities.

5.3.11 Describe adaptation and how Native American Indians and colonists adapted to variations in the physical environment.

5.4.1 Describe the economic activities within and among Native American Indian cultures prior to contact with Europeans. Examine the economic incentives that helped motivate European exploration and colonization.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Literature

5.RL.2.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

5.RL.4.1 Analyze how visual and multimedia presentations and representations can enhance the meaning of a text.

Reading: Nonfiction

5.RN.2.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what a text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

5.RN.2.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

5.RN.2.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

5.RN.3.1 Apply knowledge of text features in multiple print and digital sources to locate information, gain meaning from a text, or solve a problem.

5.RN.3.2 Compare and contrast the organizational structure of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

5.RN.3.3 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the perspectives the accounts represent.

5.RN.4.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support claims in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which claims.

5.RN.4.2 Combine information from several texts or digital sources on the same topic in order to demonstrate knowledge about the subject.

Reading: Vocabulary

5.RV.2.1 Select and apply context clues (e.g., word, phrase, sentence, and paragraph clues) and text features to determine the meanings of unknown words.

5.RV.2.5 Consult reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus), to find the pronunciation and clarify the precise meanings of words and phrases.

5.RV.3.2 Determine the meaning of general academic and content-specific words and phrases in a nonfiction text relevant to a fifth grade topic or text.

Sixth Grade

Social Studies Standards

6.1.20 Analyze cause-and-effect relationships, keeping in mind multiple causations, including the importance of individuals, ideas, human interests, beliefs and chance in history.

6.3.10 Explain the ways cultural diffusion, invention, and innovation change culture.

6.3.13 Explain the impact of humans on the physical environment in Europe and the Americas.

6.4.2 Analyze how countries of Europe and the Americas have been influenced by trade in different historical periods.

English/Language Arts Standards

Reading: Nonfiction

6.RN.2.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what a text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

6.RN.2.2 Determine how a central idea of a text is conveyed through particular details; provide an objective summary of the text.

6.RN.2.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

6.RN.4.1 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that the author supports with reasons and evidence from claims that are not supported.

6.RN.4.2 Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, verbally) to demonstrate a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Reading: Vocabulary

6.RV.2.1 Use context to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.

6.RV.2.2 Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.

6.RV.2.5 Consult reference materials, both print and digital (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus), to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, part of speech, or origin.

6.RV.3.2 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a nonfiction text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.