Fifth Grade is a big year! Students are5th grade in washington preparing to say goodbye to elementary school and hello to middle school. We help students put the academic pieces together while preparing them to handle more responsibility and increasingly challenging work at the middle school level.

Our 5th grade class also gets the opportunity to take an educational trip to Washington D.C. The class goes on several tours and learns about the history of our great country.

Religion

  • The Bible: God gives His Word
  • The Church: The Holy Spirit Blesses the Church: The 3rd Article
  • Gifts for the Church: God the Father gives gracious gifts: The 1st Article
  • Salvation: Jesus Brings Salvation: The 2nd Article
  • Prayer: God Hears and Answers His people: The Lord’s Prayer:
  • Worship: God Moves His people to respond to His Grace and Mercy: Worship in Liturgy and in Life;
  • Sacraments: God’s gift of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
  • Commandments: God’s guide for loving others, the Second Table of the Law
  • Witnessing: God gives purpose and meaning to the lives of His people

Language Arts

  • The student will engage with a variety of texts, both literature and informational, and apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, evaluate, and respond.
  • The student will express ideas effectively in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences.
  • The student will demonstrate appropriate practices in applying standard English conventions.
  • The student will listen and express ideas in group and individual settings.

Math

  • Algebra – The student will use algebraic methods to describe patterns and solve problems in a variety of contexts.
  • Numbers and Operations – The student will demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and properties of real numbers through computation and estimation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions.
  • Geometry – The student will apply geometric properties and relationships to solve problems in a variety of contexts.
  • Measurement – The student will demonstrate knowledge and skill using US customary and metric system to solve problems in a variety of contexts.
  • Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability – The student will use data analysis, statistics and probability to interpret data in a variety of contexts.
  • Problem Solving – The student will use appropriate problem solving methods in a variety of contexts.

Science

  • The Science Process – Inquiry: The student will demonstrate the science process of inquiry in a variety of science experiments and projects in each category of science.
  • Life Science – The student will engage in investigations that integrate process skills and lead to discovery of the following objectives: Cells to Body Systems, Classifying Living Things, Plant Growth and Reproduction, Animal Growth and Heredity, Interaction among Living Things
  • Physical Science – The student will engage in investigations that integrate process skills and lead to discovery of the following objectives: Matter and Energy, Forces and Motion
  • Earth Science – The student will engage in investigations that integrate process skills and lead to discovery of the following objectives: Processes that Change Earth, Cycles on Earth and in Space

Social Studies

  • The student will describe the early peoples of North America.
  • The student will analyze the reasons for early exploration and settlement.
  • The student will examine the growth and development of colonial America.
  • The student will examine the foundations of America that were laid during the Revolutionary Era through the contributions of historic individuals and groups.
  • The student will examine the lasting impact of the American Revolution.
  • The student will examine the formation of the American government.
  • The student will explore the growth and progress of the new nation.

Additional areas of educational, physical, and personal growth

  • Music
  • Physical Development (PE)
  • Visual Art
  • Spanish
  • Technology
  • Social/Personal Skills
  • Cognitive skills