Curriculum Grade – 5

During the 5th grade year, your child will learn the following skills and concepts in his/her Language Arts Classroom:

Foundational Skills

  • Know and apply phonics, decoding skills , syllabication patterns and to read unfamiliar multisyllabic words
  • Read with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension

Reading Informational Text

  • Determine two or more main ideas in a text and explain how it is supported by details; summarize text
  • Cite text evidence by quoting from the text to support what the text says explicably and make inferences
  • Explain the relationship between characters, events, or concepts by citing text evidence
  • Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic
  • Use text structure, in and among text, to interpret information; sequence events, make comparisons, cause/effect, problem/solution
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases including interpretation of  figurative language
  • Draw on information from multiple sources to answer a question quickly and efficiently
  • Determine how an author supports points in a text through reasons and evidence
  • Integrate information from several texts on the same topic to gain understanding
  • Acquire and use grade level conversational, academic, and content vocabulary
  • Read and comprehend literary nonfiction and informational text independently and proficiently

Reading Literature

  • Determine the theme of a text using  text evidence; summarize the text
  • Cite text evidence to support what the text says explicably and make inferences
  • Compare and contrast characters, setting, and events using specific details in text
  • Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic
  • Explain how chapters, scenes, or stanzas fit  together for a story, drama, or poem
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases including figurative language
  • Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute  to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text
  • Compare and contrast  texts in the same genre on their approaches to similar  themes or topics
  • Acquire and use grade level conversational, academic, and content vocabulary
  • Read and comprehend informational text independently and proficiently

Writing

  • Write for different purposes and audiences
  • Write clear and focused text to define a perspective
  • Group related information in paragraphs and sections  linking information and providing a conclusion
  • Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling
  • Strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing; use formatting to aid comprehension
  • Use digital tools to produce and publish writing
  • Cite text evidence and recall information from experiences and other sources to support responses to literature and informational text
  • Participate in individual or shared research and writing projects

Speaking and Listening

  • Engage in a range of collaborative discussions
  • Summarize the main points of text read aloud or from diverse media
  • Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by evidence
  • Report on a topic or present an opinion on themes with sequence, adequate volume, pacing, and pronunciation
  • Include multimedia components in presentations
  • Demonstrate a command of standard  English when speaking

MATHEMATICS – GRADE 5 CONCEPTS BY QUARTER

 

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

PROBLEM SOLVING
  • Look for and make use of structure
  • Attend to precision
  • Use appropriate tools strategically
  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
  • Model with mathematics
MATHEMATICAL COMMUNICATION
  • Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively
  • Look  for and express regularity in repeated reasoning
NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS
  • Apply place value concepts using whole numbers
  • Understand operations with whole numbers and decimals
  • Extend understanding of multiplication and division
  • Apply place value concepts using whole numbers
  • Understand operations with whole numbers and decimals
  • Use equivalent fractions to add or subtract
 
  • Extend understanding of multiplication and division, including operations with fractions
 
OPERATIONS & ALGEBRAIC THINKING
  • Solve numerical expressions and use the order of operations
 
  • Complete patterns and solve number relationship problems
 
GEOMETRY N/A N/A
  • Graph points and use graphing in real world situations
  • Classify figures into categories
MEASUREMENT & DATA N/A N/A
  • Convert units of measure
  • Use a line plot to solve problems, including problems with fractions
  • Solve problems dealing with volume