Fifth Grade Curriculum

Religion
  • Daily Prayer
  • Mass Participation and planning
  • Saints
  • Seven Sacraments
  • Liturgical Calendar
  • Feasts and Seasons
  • Living Rosary
  • Lenten Stations of the Cross
  • Venture Magazines
Family Life Program - Catholic Perspective
  • Communication
  • Good Choices
  • Dealing with Anger
  • Growing into Fatherhood and Motherhood
  • Venture Classroom Magazines
  • Weekly Gospels
  • Activities
  • Stories
  • Our Catholic Faith
  • Living the Gospel
  • Catholic Doctrine
Writing
  • Writing ideas such as topic sentences, lead writing, naming, showing not telling, rule of three, and zippy conclusion
  • Personal Narratives
  • Poetry
  • Expository Report
  • Demonstrative Report and Presentation
  • SCRAPS
  • Spacing, Capitals, Re-read, Punctuation, and Spelling
Grammar
  • Nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs
  • Vocabulary/Spelling
  • Root words
  • Prefixes/Suffixes
  • Synonyms/Antonyms
  • Metaphors/Similes
  • Idioms
  • Analogies
  • Alliteration
  • Parts of Speech
  • Reference material usage: guide words, definitions, word origin
Reading
  • Fiction – Realistic and Historical
  • Fiction – Tall tales and Folktales
  • Elements of a Story – characters, plot, and setting
  • Drawing conclusions, making inferences, Context clues, predicting outcomes
  • Sequence of events
  • Media-Scholastic News Weekly
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Fact & Opinion
Social Studies
  • Geography
  • Landforms and water
  • Resources
  • Climate
  • 50 States; Regions-Northeast, South, Midwest, West
  • Capital cities
  • Landforms
  • Past and Present
Math
  • Place Value
  • Decimals
  • Long Division
  • Algebra
  • Integers
  • Order of Operations
  • Geometry
  • Lines, Angles, Circles
  • Coordinate Plane
  • Fractions
  • Number Theory
  • Fraction Concepts
Science
  • Solar System; Solar System Models, Planets
  • Constellations and Galaxies
  • Asteroid Belt
  • Life Science
  • Comparing living things
  • Classifying organisms – plants and animals
  • Adaptations
  • Living on Land, in water, cold/hot climates
  • Ecology
  • Ecosystems, energy, food web/chain, water cycle