Welcome to 5th Grade!!
I am very excited to be teaching 5th grade this year. Some areas that we will focus on this year are:
Math–Place Value, Multiplication/Division, GCF, LCM, Simplest Form, Mixed Numbers, Fractions- add, subtract, multiply, divide, Probability, Graphs- line, pictograph, bar, Angles, Capacity, gallon, quart, pint, cup, Unit of Length, Weight, Temp, Time Zones
Science– Classifying Life, Plants/Animals, Reproduction, Plant/Animal Life Cycles, Traits & Heredity, Ecosystems, Earth and its Resources, Weather, Space, the Universe, Matter, Force and Energy
Social Studies– Map Skills-longitude, latitude, equator, prime meridian, how to read maps, different kinds of maps…Review of VA History using map skills, Cultural, Religious, and Social aspects of regions
English/Reading– AR, Novels, Vocabulary from texts, Subjects/Predicates, Simple/Complex Sentences,Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Pronouns, Capitalization, Punctuation, Spelling-short/long vowels, blends, contractions, compound words, homophones, prefixes/suffixes, Writing a Letter, Writing a Research Paper, Paragraph Structure, Genres, Sequence of Events, Drawing Conclusions