The fifth grade language arts program focuses on reading strategies, such as:
The program provides students with balanced instruction and activities to suit the individual needs of children. The program promotes effective oral and written communication, with daily formal and informal writing opportunities. The program focuses on reading and writing fiction and non-fiction text.
The Everyday Mathematics program emphasizes the following:
Science in fifth grade is aligned with the NGSS and uses a program call Science Companions. This program places special emphasis on the research process with teachers and students doing hands-on activities together. Children learn skills such as:
Students explore their world through research in small groups, whole class activities and individually. Students will study different units based around physical science, earth science, and life science.
Students study the following areas:
During the year we will focus on:
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