5th Grade Team

     Welcome to 5th Grade! 


    Curriculum Outline

    1.  Literacy:
           A.  Daily 5 - Book Club Reading Groups
             B.  McGraw Hill Wonders reading program

             C.  Vocabulary/Spelling: "English from the Roots Up", Wonders 

             D.   Speaking / Presentations: Discovery Quest, poems, plays, creative writing stories, reader’s theater, etc.

             E.   Writing : Nancy Fetzer and Wonders programs for Narrative, Opinion, Informative/Expository; Reading Response, Journals
             F.  Literature - Sign of the Beaver, Woods Runner, True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
    2. Social Studies: America History
             A. The First Americans
             B. Explorations and Encounters
             C. Our Colonial Heritage
             D.  The American Revolution
             E. The New Nation
             F. Our Nation Grows
    3. Science (Next Generation Science Standards NGSS):
             A.Matter, Motion, & Energy
             B. Molecules & Organisms
             C. Ecosystems
             D. Earth's Place in the Universe & Earth Systems
             E. Earth and Human Activity
             F. Engineering Design
    4. Math:
             A. Pearson Investigations Math
              B. Cognitively Guided Instruction
              C. Number Talks
    5. STEAM+
          A. Art
          B. Music
          C. Science
          D. Technology
          E. Physical Education