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By Office Staff
September 9, 2008
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The following is a listing of Fifth Grade's curriculum. The list is broken up into nine-weeks, content and skills.

 

1st Nine Weeks

Science

Living Systems

Plant and Animal Cells
Tissues and Organs
Human Systems

  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • The Excretory System
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • The Nervous System 

Living Things

Classification

  • Animal
  • Plant 

Animal Growth and Heredity

Cell Reproduction

  • Growth
  • Cell Division
  • Regeneration
  • Asexual Reproduction 

Metamorphosis
Inherited Traits

Plants and Their Adaptations

Parts of a Plant
Reproduction
Uses

Social Studies

Our Land and First People


America's Land

  • Land and Climate
  • Our Nations Resources
  • Regions of the United States
  • People and the Land 

The First Americans

  • Ancient Americans
  • Peoples of the Northwest
  • Peoples of the Southwest
  • Peoples of the Plains 

Exploration and Settlement

Age of Exploration

  • World Travel and Trade
  • New Ideas in Europe
  • Europeans Arrive in the Americas
  • Conquest of the Americas
  • New Spain 

European Settlements

  • A Northwest Passage
  • Roanoke and Jamestown
  • New England Settlements
  • Dutch and French Colonies
English
  • Sentence Structure
  • Subjects/Nouns
  • Writing Descriptive Paragraphs
  • Predicates/Verbs
  • Writing a Personal Narrative
  • Simple/Compound Sentences
  • Nouns

       common/proper
       singular/plural
       abbreviations

  • Possessive Nouns
  • Writing More Effective Paragraphs

       topic sentence & details
       using transitions
       sequence

Reading

  • Understanding vocabulary in context
  • Comprehension Strategies & Techniques
  • Problem & Solution
  • Making Inferences
  • Antonyms & Synonms
  • Story Elements
  • Context Clues
  • Author's Purpose/Point  of View
  • Cause & Effect
  • Study Skills: Parts of a Book

Religion

 

2nd Nine Weeks

 

English

  • Action/Linking Verbs
  • Main/Helping Verbs
  • Writing an How-To Essay
  • Simple Tenses
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Perfect Tenses
  • Pronouns 

 

Reading

  • Using Vocabulary in context
  • Comprehension Tools & Techniques
  • Making Predictions
  • Forming Generalizations
  • Using Compound Words
  • Fact & Nonfact
  • Inflectional Endings
  • Main Ideas
  • Summarizing
  • Multiple Meaning Words
  • Steps in a Process
  • Study Skills: Using References & Resources
  • Conducting an Interview

3rd Nine Weeks

 

English

  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Writing Comparison/Contrast Essay
  • Prepositions
  • Phrases/Clauses
  • Organizing Information - Writing an Outline
  • Complex Sentences 


Reading

  • Developing vocabulary skills
  • Comprehension Strategies
  • Sequences of Events
  • Figurative Language
  • Judgment & Decisions
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Root Words
  • Comparing Important & Unimportant Information
  • Creating an Outline
  • Suffixes
  • Compare & Contrast
  • Study Skills: Understanding & Using Graphs, Charts, and Maps

 

4th Nine Weeks

English

  • Commas
  • Quotation Marks
  • Punctuation
       punctuation titles
       capitalizing titles
       hyphens
  • Writing a Research Report
  • Usage Problems
       negatives/double negatives
       using I and me

 

Reading

  • Vocabulary Skills
  • Comprehension Techniques
  • Prefixes
  • Problem and Solution
  • Sequencing
  • Cause and Effect
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Judgments and Decisions
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Context Clues
  • Author's Purpose
  • Study Skills: Using Resources & Following Directions

 

 

 

 


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