• Fifth Grade Curriculum

     

    Our entire curriculum is focused on the Standards and Benchmarks that have been established by the Quakertown Community School District.  These standards are expectations that all students are striving to achieve.  Please see the posted standards in our classroom or on the district website to see where we are headed.

     

     

    Reading

     

     

      Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry

     

      Comprehension Strategies: Predicting, Making Connections,   

      Evaluating, Synthesizing Determining what is Important,  

      Questioning, Inferring, Using Prior Knowledge, Monitoring and

      Clarifying, Synthesizing

     

      Literary Elements: Setting, Characters, Plot, Theme, Conflict,   

      Point of View

     

      Literary Devices: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Idiom,

      Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Hyperbole, Exaggeration, Mood,

      Flashbacks, Imagery, Dialogue, Suspense, Foreshadowing

     

      Author Study: Eve Bunting

     

    Writing

     

      Types of Writing: personal narrative, fictional narrative,

      persuasive essay, informative research report, descriptive

      essay, and request for action essay

    Math

     

      Concepts:

    §  Number Theory

    §  Estimation and Calculation

    §  Geometry Explorations

    §  Division

    §  Fractions, Decimals and Percents

    §  Using Data: Addition and Subtractions of Fractions

    §  Exponents and Negative Numbers

    §  Fractions and Ratios

    §  Coordinates, Area, Volume and Capacity

    §  Algebra Concepts and Skills

    §  Volume

    §  Probability, Ratios and Rates

     

    Science

      Topics:

    §  Variables (Physical Science)

    §  Microworlds (Life Science)

    §  Food Chemistry (Physical Science)

    §  Ecosystems (Earth and Space Science)

     

    Social Studies

     

      Topics:

    §  Understanding Regions

    §  Western United States

    §  Eastern United States

    §  Southern United States

    §  Midwestern United States

    §  Connections to Our World

     

Last Modified on March 31, 2009