GRADE_5

Curriculum Guide for Grade 5

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Mathematics

  • Reading and writing numbers
  • Roman numerals to C
  • Prime numbers less than 100
  • Prime factoring
  • Numeration systems
  • Subsets
  • Decimal and fraction equivalents
  • Addition and subtraction facts to 7 places
  • Multiplication and division facts to 144
  • 1-, 2-, and 3-digit multiplication problems
  • 2- and 3-digit dividend, 1-digit divisor problems
  • Meaning of mixed numbers
  • Finding simple averages
  • Geometric concepts
  • Customary and metric measurement
  • Time to the second
  • Problem-solving methods
  • Charts and graphs
Language Arts

Language Arts

  • Silent and oral reading
  • Choral reading
  • Listening skills
  • Telephone skills
  • Making and accepting simple social introductions
  • Summarizing simple information
  • Listening to literature
  • Critical reading
  • Short stories, chapter books, poetry, plays
  • Spelling
  • Increasing dictionary skills
  • Cursive handwriting
  • Simple outlining
  • Writing letters and informal notes
  • Written and oral book reports
  • Creative writing
  • Developing skills in locating information
  • Increasing indexing skills
  • Developing encyclopedia skills
  • Utilizing parts of a newspaper
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Science

  • Biological adaptations
  • Biotic communities
  • Animal and plant classification
  • Fish
  • Reptiles
  • Bacteria
  • Molds
  • Trees
  • Plants and their food
  • Conservation
  • Cells
  • Human body
  • Landforms
  • Properties of air and water
  • Time and seasons
  • Temperature and thermometers
  • Magnetic fields
  • Use and control of electricity
  • Conduction and convection
  • Light and optics
  • Force systems
  • Chemical systems
  • Sun and solar system
  • Space and space exploration
  • Scientific method and scientific inquiry
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Social Studies

  • Exploration and discovery
  • Establishment of settlements in the New World
  • Colonial life in America
  • Pioneer life in America
  • Revolutionary War in America
  • Westward movement in America
  • Industrial and cultural growth
  • Democracy's principles and documents
  • Life in the U. S. and its possessions
  • Geography of the U. S.
  • Natural resources of the U. S.
  • Canada and Mexico
  • Relationship between the U. S. and Canada
  • Comparative cultures of Canada
  • Countries and cultures of the Western Hemisphere: Central America, West Indies, South
  • America            
  • Map and globe skills
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Health and Safety

  • Dental hygiene
  • Our water supply
  • Sewage disposal
  • Care of the eyes
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Diseases
  • Germ-bearing insects and pests
  • Community health resources
  • Elementary first aid
  • Bicycle and water safety
  • Preparing for puberty
  • Human reproduction
  • Substance abuse