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Our team welcomes you to a wonderful year of academic and personal growth. We look forward to meeting your child where they are and challenging them to use a growth mindset to continue to realize their full potential.

Fifth Grade Teachers 

Denni Jo Berger  -   Website

                Katy Mayer - Website        

        Melissa Wood - Website

Kristina Quartuccio - Website        

Events for December

Survival Math: 11th

Gingerbread Houses: 16th

Pajama Day: 16th

Winter Break: 21st  

Fifth Grade Curriculum

Math, Language, Reading, Writing, Science & Social Studies 


Math Units of Study

Unit 1: Area & Volume

Unit 2: Whole Number Place Value and Operations

Unit 3: Fraction Concepts, Addition & Subtraction

Unit4: Decimal Concepts ; Coordinate Grids

Unit 5: Operations with Fractions

Unit 6: Investigations and Measurement; Decimal Multiplication and Division

Unit 7: Multiplication of Mixed Numbers; Geometry; Graphs

Unit 8: Applications of Measurement, Computation, Graphing

Language Units of Study

  • Commas
  • Transitions
  • Compound and Complex Sentences
  • Prepositions

Writing Units of Study 

  • Unit 1: Personal Narrative
  • Unit 2: Informational  Writing
  • Unit 3: Opinion Writing

Social Studies Units of Study

  • Unit 1: Native Americans
  • Unit 2: European Explorers
  • Unit 3: The Thirteen Colonies
  • Unit 4: The American Revolution
  • Unit 5: The Constitution and U.S. Government

Science Units of Study

  Unit 1: Conducting Controlled Experiments & The Water Cycle

  Unit 2: Mixtures & Solutions

  Unit 3: The Human Body & Health

Spirit Days

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Online Resources

Fifth Grade Standards: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/cf/documents/glc5thgradecurriculum.pdf

ST Math: www.stmath.com (no at home activation code required)

 

Everyday Math:  http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

Password:  glued in front cover of planner

 

Learning Upgrade (Math and Reading Comprehension):  www.learningupgrade.com

Password:  See teacher

 

Scholastic News (Reading Comprehension):  http://sni.scholastic.com/SN5

Password:  Check with teacher

 

Spelling City:  www.spellingcity.com

Go to:  Find a list

Type in:  Check with teacher

 

Science Resource:  http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/beawarebeprepared1

 

Coming Soon!

Core Clicks (Reading Comprehension):  http://www.scholastic.com/coreclicks/

Password:  will be glued in front cover of planner

 

Duolingo (Spanish):  https://www.duolingo.com/

Password:  will be glued in front cover of planner