5th Grade

Fifth grade students prepare for middle school with great focus on developing organizational and study skills. They switch classrooms for Math, Language Arts, Social Studies and Science.

  • Religion
    • Christ Our Life Program
    • Four Pillars of the Church
      • Apostle's Creed
      • Nicene Creed
      • Sacraments
      • Commandments
      • Prayer
    • Mysteries of the Rosary
    • Parts of the Mass
    • Participate in the planning and preparation of school liturgies
  • Language Arts
    • Vocabulary/Word Study using Vocabulary in Action
    • Literature
      • Lucy Calkins Unit of Study
      • Book Clubs
      • Greek/Latin Roots and Affixes
      • Literary Devices
    • Writing
      * Journals
      * Creative Writing
      * Informal and formal types of writing
    • Grammar
      • Houghton Mifflin English
      • Parts of Speech
      • Sentence Structure, complexity, and variation
      • Diagramming
  • Math
    • Math in Focus
      • Order of Operations
      • Place Value
      • Patterns and Operations
      • Geometry
      • Algebra
      • Fractions
  • Science
    • NGSS based curriculum
    • Macmillan/McGraw Science
      • The Scientific Method
      • Earth and the Universe
      • Matter
      • Physical and Chemical Changes
      • Life Sciences
  • Social Studies
    • Social Studies Alive: America's Past
      •  Native Americans
        • Their Land and Culture
      • The New World
        • Exploration
        • Early Settlers
        • Colonial
      • Independence
        • Conflicts with England
        • Revolution
        • Constitution
        • Bill of Rights
      • The West
      • Manifest Destiny and Settling
      • Civil War