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Welcome to Fifth Grade

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Religion

The seven sacraments
•The parts of the Mass
•Liturgical Calendar
•Family Life in the Spring
•Prayer Partners
•Anointing Mass in May
•Monthly & Weekly Mass
•Service Projects

Math

•Whole numbers - comparing, ordering, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
•Decimals- comparing, ordering, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
•Fractions- comparing, ordering, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
•Geometry and Measurement

Reading

Students will have many opportunities in the classroom to read to themselves, with a partner, with a teacher, and as a whole class. Each child is required to take at least 1 AR (Accelerated Reader) test each month. Tests can be taken on a library book checked out from school or any book of choice that has a test.

 

Language Arts

•Spelling & Vocabulary
•English – Eight Parts of Speech
•Writing -  Figurative Language creative writing assignment, Fire Prevention essay, Turkey Narrative, Christmas Fictional Story, Catholic Schools Week Essay, Letters to Prayer Partners, poems, and research projects.

 

Science
HMH Science Dimensions
Matter
Engineering and Technology
Energy and Matter in Organisms
Energy and Matter in Ecosystem
Systems in Space
Earth’s Systems
 

Social Studies

•Geography and Early Societies of the Western Hemisphere
•European Exploration
•Growth of the 13 Colonies
•Declaration of Independence
•U.S. Constitution and Bill of Right
•Three branches of government

Fun Activities in Fifth Grade

Kindergarten buddies

Prayer Partners

Dancing Classrooms

Anointing Mass

Field Trips

 

STREAM - Science. Technology. Religion. Engineering. Art. Math. 

Balancing Robots

Gliders

Three Little Pigs home

Santa’s Parachute

Snowflakes

Seasonal Art projects

STEAM bins