Fifth Grade


Ms. Viscuso, Mrs. Longa, Mrs. Viscuso

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
- Emphasis on vocabulary
- Comprehension Strategies (Ex. connections, inferences, visualizations, predictions, questions, summarizing, synthesizing)


Writing:Strategies when writing for different purposes. 

- Persuasive / Argumentative
- Speculative (story writing)
-Expository (explanation of a topic)
- Current Events 
- Spelling and Grammar
- Four square
- Narrative

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Science:

                               
Engineering
- Systems in Space
- Earth's Systems
- Mixtures & Solutions
- Energy & Matter
- Earth and Human Activities

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 
- 8-10 pocket 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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