Fifth Grade

Image result for 5th grade Mrs. McCotter, Mrs. Sensale, Mrs. Staples, and Mrs. Williams

 

The fifth grade will be studying the following concepts throughout the year.

 



READING

Reading Workshop

  • Book Clubs
  • Non-fiction
  • Argument and advocacy
  • Author’s Study
  • Fantasy

Vocabulary

Comprehension Strategies (connections, inferences, visualizations, prediction, questions, summarizing, synthesizing)

Independent and Guided Reading

Writing about Reading

 

WRITING

Writing Workshop

  • Narrative Craft
  • Journalism
  • Research Reports
  • Literary Essays
  • Memoir

 

MATH

  • Number Sense (high emphasis)
  • Memorization of Basic Facts
  • Operations with Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Shapes
  • Volume
  • Measurement Conversion
  • Coordinate Grids
  • Line Plots and Line Graphs

 

SCIENCE

  • Engineering
  • Earth and Sun
  • Mixtures and Solutions
  • Energy and Matter in Organisms
  • Energy and Matter in Ecosystems

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Exploration and Settlement
  • Post-American Revolution and A New Nation
  • The Civil War
  • Reconstruction

 


HEALTH

  • 5 Pillars of Character: Peacemaker Program
  • LEAD Program
  • Nutrition
  • Safety
  • Social Emotional Learning

 

Technology is incorporated throughout all subjects!

 

5th Grade Supply List

 

  • 1-inch hard cover binder with 3-hole punch loose leaf paper and 2- 3-hole punched double pocket folders labeled Social Studies and Science
  • 2 pocket folders labeled Language Arts and Math
  • 2 composition notebooks
  • Earbuds or headphones in a sandwich sized bag labeled with their name and homeroom teacher
  • Soft pencil cases
  • A box of 24 colored pencils

 

*Tissues, hand sanitizer, and wipes are always welcomed throughout the year

 

 

 

 

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