Fifth Grade


Mrs. 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:

-(1) 3 subject notebook 
-2 marble notebooks 
-(5) 3x3 post it notes 
-Accordion folder 
-1 box #2 pencils 
-Art smock labeled with the name in Ziploc bag
-(Optional)- one large glue stick, crayons/colored pencils, scissors 
-Small pencil case 
-Head phones/ear buds (dollar store brand ok)

 

 

 

                

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