Fifth Grade

Image result for 5th grade Mrs. Glodek, Mrs. McCotter, 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


ALL SUPPLIES MUST BE LABELED WITH

FIRST AND LAST NAMES

4- 2-pocket folders labeled Language Arts, Math, SS, Science

                  *Please 4 different colors

3 composition notebooks labeled Science, Math, and Writing

*Please try to match the notebook color with the folder color

1- 3 subject notebook labeled Language Arts

*Please try to match the notebook color with the folder color

Earbuds or headphones in a Zip-lock bag labeled with their name and homeroom teacher

Soft pencil cases ONLY

A box of 24 colored pencils

1 kid scissor

2 glue sticks

One pack of fine-tip dry erase markers

1- box of 12 number 2 pencils

1 string backpack in addition to their regular backpack

1 towel

1 clear shoebox-like container to hold all student materials

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT STUDENTS DO NOT BRING IN ANY ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES

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


 

 

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