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5th Grade Detailed Curriculum Link


​Subject ​2nd Quarter Focus ​Home Connection
​Reading ​Novel studies, small group targeted skills, Achieve 3000 non-fiction articles Read 20 minutes at home each night. Have your child switch between reading aloud and to themselves.  Ask your children to summarize what they have read.
​Social Studies/Science ​Human Body/Weather/SpaceAsk your students about the role stars play in our solar system or how the systems in our body work together to help our bodies function.
​Mathematics ​Place Value, rounding, multiplication and division of decimals. Addition and subtraction fractions with uncommon denominators Students can help out planning grocery budgets to practice decimal skills.  Students can demonstrate their fraction knowledge by helping out in the kitchen.
Writing ​Informational/Expository Writing, My Hero Essay ​Read news articles with students and discuss the main and supporing ideas in the article

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Subject

1st Quarter Focus

​Home Connection

​Reading Literature circles and jobs; small-group targeted skills; Achieve 3000 non-fiction articles. ​Help your child develop his or her stamina to read at least 20 minutes per night.
​WritingNarrativesAsk students to identify the rising action and climax of a story or movie they are interested in. Ask students to identify character traits.
​Mathematics ​Place value including decimals; adding and subtracting decimals; multiplying and dividing multi-digit numbers. ​Review decimal place values with students; ask for students' help when determining the cost of items on a list.
​Science/Social Studies ​Energy and Matter 
Colonization and American Revolution

Discuss the causes of migration as well as the definition of conflict.  Where do we see conflict in our society?

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4th Quarter Focus

​Home Connection

​ReadingNovel studies; small group targeted skills;  Achieve 3000 nonfiction articles; poetry ​Read poetry aloud, practice inflection in tone.
​Social Studies ​American Revolution; Economics (Young Ameritowne), Government ​Person finance discussions.
​Mathematics ​Geometry, visual displays, and applied problem solving Freckle 
​Writing ​Poetry ​Read poetry aloud, identify figurative language


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5th Grade Detailed Curriculum Link


Subject​3rd Quarter Focus​Home Connection
​Reading​Literature Circles and Jobs, small group targeted skills, Achieve 3000 non-fiction articlesRead with your child for 20 mins per night.Have your child switch between reading aloud and to themselves.  Ask your children to summarize what they have read.
​Science and Social Studies
Human Body


Discuss making healthy choices and how those choices affect your body.
​Mathematics​Operations on fractions; Geometry; Graphing DataFreckle.  Students know their login and password. 
WritingPersuasive writingDiscuss persuasive techniques used in television commercials
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