ALL THINGS FIFTH GRADE

W e l c o m e  5 t h  G r a d e  S t u d e n t s  a n d  P a r e n t s

5th Grade Essential Standards

“Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.”

Plutarch

We are pleased to welcome you to our Fifth Grade Website. We hope this will be your portal to many of the activities and much of the information about what we do in our classrooms this year. If you have any suggestions on how we might improve the site, don’t hesitate to let your child’s teacher know. We are always looking for good ideas.

“Education is not preparation for life;
education is life itself.”

John Dewey

Meet the Team

“An investment in knowledge
pays the best interest.”

Benjamin Franklin

Literacy and Math Rubrics which include the Grade Success Criteria

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Fifth Grade Curriculum

Language Arts

We are using the Wonders reading program, where students will delve deeper into reading skills such as comprehension, vocabulary, phonics, grammar, fluency as well as writing.

Math

Students will be using the Go Math program, in which they will learn about place value, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, as well as measurement in the English and Metric systems.

Science

Do you know how electricity works, how matter changes from one state to another, how you got your eye color, or how a volcano forms?

Social Studies

Students will learn about the exploration and colonization of North America, the Revolutionary War, the Constitution, the branches of government and their role in society, citizen’s rights and responsibilities, and Modern America.

Health

Select the link below to see more information about how Health is covered in 5th Grade.

Specialties

Art
Computers
Music
P.E.

“Change is the end result
of all true learning.”

Leo Buscaglia

Clear Creek

February 25, 26, and 27, 2019
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Hope of America

May 7, 2019
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“The aim of education is the knowledge,
not of facts, but of values.”

William S. Burroughs