5th Grade Curriculum

5th Grade Curriculum 

Math :

  • Place value system, operations with multi-digit numbers
  • Decimal operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Fraction operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Algebra patterns and graphing (x,y coordinates)
  • Converting units of measure (customary to metric)
  • Geometry and volume

Science:

    Earth and Sun
    Living Matter
    Mixtures and Solutions

Social Studies:

  • Explorers and expansion into America
  • Life in Colonial America 
  • Revolutionary War and the New Nation 
  • Westward expansion and Slavery

Reading: 

Reading strategies learned and used with a selection of novels: Maniac Magee, Fish in a Tree Number the Stars, Wonder and Hatchet, as well as short stories and poems from Reading Street

Writing and Grammar

Six traits of writing