Fifth grade uses the McGraw-Hill Wonders Reading Series to expose students to the following genres:
Many strategies and skills are incorporated into the fifth grade reading program. Some of these skills and strategies are:
Weekly Reading Log
Students are required to read a minimum of 20 minutes per night for five out of the seven days of the week. Reading logs will be due at the end of each month. The due date is located at the bottom of the reading log.
In conjunction with the McGraw-Hill Series, fifth gras students use the “Six Traits” writing to express themselves. These traits include:
Ideas Organization Voice
Sentence Fluency Word Choice Conventions
Fifth grade students will develop well organized and coherent writing in projects such as:
Number Concepts and Skills
Percent, Ratio, and Proportion
Algebraic Concepts and Skills
Geometric Concepts and Skills
Data, Collection, and Analysis
The American Revolution
This year we will be incorporating the Science Stem Scopes Curriculum. Information will be coming to you soon in regards to the specific lessons the children will be learning for each grade level.