• FIFTH GRADE CURRICULUM
    By Nancy Shellenberger
    Updated 9/2015


    Science
    Matter
    Landforms
    Hands-on Activities
    FOSS KIT materials
    Scientific Writing

    Math
    Rocket Math Fact Mastery
    Number Theory
    Estimation and Computation
    Geometry
    Division
    Fractions, Decimals, and Ratios
    Exponents and Negative Numbers
    Coordinates, Area, Volume
    Algebra Concepts,
    Probability, Ratio, Rates
    English

    Organization and Structure
    Empowering Writers' text with themed
    monthly student packets
     
    Genre Writing:
    Entertain, Describe, Inform,
    Persuade
    Everyday Writing
    Responding to Prompts

    Publishing Goals:
    All About Me posters
    Journal Writing
    History Contest Writing
    Research Writing 
    Reading
    Fiction and Nonfiction Text
    Genre variety as prepared by Reading Street
    Skills and Strategies that include:
    Context Clues
    High Utility Vocabulary
    Amazing Words 
    Fluency
    Cause and Effect
    Drawing Conclusions
    Making Predictions
    Fact and Opinion
    Summarizing
    Graphic Aids
    Compare and Contrast
    Figurative Language
    Story Elements
    Sequence of Events
    Responding to Text
    Spelling
    Assigned lists per week that are themed toward
    similar patterns as found in the student RWNB
    Sight words used in everyday writing
    Challenge words that extend the skill 
    Social Studies
    Constitution Day 
    Nystrom Atlas Skills
    American History to 1800  
    Early Exploration
    Native Americans
    American Revolution
    New Nation and Government