The primary focus of Fifth Grade is a strengthening of language arts and math skills in preparation for middle school.
Worksheets and workbooks are used to practice and master educational skills.
Religion Social Studies Music: Fifth graders are part
Old Testament history and the Fifth Grade social studies is a of the 3-5 grade choir, which
Reformation are the focus of study of geography, sings at First Lutheran Church
study at this level. Lessons are Renaissance, Reformation, services, the Christmas
taught in a life-applicable way. Asian history and the Civil War program, and the school
and expansion of America. musical.
Reading Students learn about World
The Accelerated Reader Lakes, Maya, Inca and Aztec Physical Education
program continues at this level Civilizations, The Renaissance, Agility and quickness are
with computer-generated The Reformation, England stressed in Fifth grade team
reading levels and from the Golden Age to the sports as students use their
comprehension tests. Using Glorious Revolution, The Age God-given bodies in physical
the Scott Foresman of Exploration, Early Russia, education
curriculum, we teach basic Feudal Japan, America’s
reading skills through short Westward Expansion before Computers
stories and poems. the Civil War, The Civil War, Building on what they have
Westward Expansion After the learned in lower grades,
English Civil War, Native Americans, students continue to use
Grammar, parts of speech and and Geography of the United technology to learn
creative writing enhance States. keyboarding and computer
student ability to express skills.
themselves in written Fine Arts
language. The Arts program is based on Spanish
the Tennessee Curriculum In Fifth grade, the scope
Math Standards and is taught in widens from listening and
Math 6/5 expands on Math conjunction with Core speaking skills to additional
5/4 with more advanced Knowledge principles. Each reading and writing in
lessons on divisibility, integers, grade level works on a Spanish.
prime and composite numbers, different curriculum that helps
powers, roots, and probability. enhance what they are learning April 2007 Stanford
in the classroom. Fifth grade Achievement Test Results
Science units include Art of the
Curriculum from Renaissance, American Art: Area Percentile Nat’l
SRA/McGraw Hill teaches Nineteenth-Century United Reading 72.6 62.3
“Real Science,” bringing States, and Art of Japan. Mathematics 68.6 59.8
science to life in the classroom Language 72.6 62.4
through a mixture of sight, Beginning Band (5th Spelling 64.6 57.4
Science 76.6 65.1
sound, and activities. By Grade): Students learn the
Social Science 79.7 67.3
seeing, hearing, and doing, parts of the instrument, Listening 62.6 56.6
students achieve a strong grasp instrument care and Thinking 74.6 63.9
on science concepts and are maintenance, and basics of Basic Battery 68.6 60.0
able to apply them to different how to play. We use the Complete 71.6 61.4
situations. Essential Elements 2000 book, Battery
which includes a DVD and CD
to help students interactively
practice at home.
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