In 5th grade Reading, we are concentrating on the Seven Strands of Comprehension.  We use Comprehension Quarterly magazines and graphic organizers to  understand and use these concepts. 

        Using and Extending What You Know
        Creating and Using Images
        Monitoring Reading
        Determining Important Ideas and Themes
        Asking Questions
        Synthesizing Information
        Inferring    

 

Our Math Units for the Year

        Place Value and Number Sense
        Operations
        Measurement
        Geometry
        Data Analysis
        Algebra (2 step equations)
        Problem-Solving
 

We also have several Science and Social Studies units that we complete each year.

Science:

Weather and the Water Cycle

Light and Sound

Ecosystems

 

Social Studies:

Early Americans (Aztecs, Incas, Mayas, and Native Americans)

Explorers

Colonial America

American Revolution

American Government