Fifth Grade


Ms. Valdez , Mrs. Longa, Mr. Archer

Our 5th Grade Curriculum

Mathematics:
- High emphasis on number sense
- Basic facts
- Multiplication and Division of decimals
- Fractions
- Geometry
- Data
- Problem Solving techniques

Reading:
- Analyzing text
- Literature Circles
- Emphasis on vocabulary
- Comprehension Strategies (Ex. connections, inferences, visualizations, predictions, questions, summarizing, synthesizing)

Writing:
- Persuasive
- Speculative (story writing)
- Expository (explanation of a topic)
- Current Events
- Spelling and Grammar
- Four square

Science:
                               
Engineers
- Living Things 
- Oceans 
- Matter
- Solar System

Social Studies:
                        

- Exploration and Colonization of the Western Hemisphere 
- Government of the United States
- Expansion & Reform
- Civil War and Reconstruction

Technology is incorporated throughout all subjects!

The following supplies will be necessary for September classes.

Needed by ALL students in the fifth grade:

Headphones/earbuds. (Dollar Store brand OK)
5 pocket folders
1 pkg. dry erase markers
(5) - 3” x 5” index cards 
1 box. #2 pencils
2 large glue sticks 
art smock (labeled with name) 
2 - marble composition books
5- Spiral Single Subject Notebooks
colored pencils (optional)

 

 

                

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