Lower School

Fifth Grade Curriculum

Our Curriculum

List of 4 items.

  • Language Arts

    • Literature-based approach - story elements
    • Reading comprehension and vocabulary
    • Vocabulary Workshop
    • Grammar/ seven parts of speech-Interactive Language Notebook
    • Sentence and paragraph construction
    • Proofreading and revision skills
    • Spelling
    • Autobiography
    • Accelerated Reader
    • Research Paper
  • Mathematics

    • Place value, estimation, problem solving, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers and decimals
    • Algebra, data, and graphing
    • Number theory and fractions, operations with fractions
    • Algebra and geometry
    • Measurement
    • Ratio, percent, and probability
    • ST Math (JiJi): critical thinking, problem-solving, spacial-temporal awareness
  • Science

    Earth Science
    • Earth Science - processes that change the earth structure and formation of rocks, natural resources, Earth, moon, and stars
    • Physical Science - forces and motion, matter and its properties, atoms and elements
    • Science collections
    • Science labs
    • Field trip - Mission to Mars:  Houston Museum of Natural Science Challenger Center

    Science Collections
  • Social Studies

    • Texas History
    • Timelines
    • Geography
    • Texas Walk-About Research Project
    • Texas Native American Research Project
    • Field trips to San Jacinto Monument and Washington on the Brazos

Enrichment Curriculum

List of 6 items.

  • Foreign Language Curriculum (Spanish)

    • Development of higher-level vocabulary and grammar
    • Continued development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills
    • Enrichment activities 
  • Art

    • Continued skills in use of various media
    • Introduce: pastels, ink charcoal, and water color
    • Design principles(elements of art and principles of design)
    • Drawing Principles
  • Music

    • Continuation of music curriculum 
    • Tone chimes 
    • Recorders
    • Performance opportunities include singing in chapel, Christmas pageant, and spring program
  • Physical Education

    • Cardio Conditioning
    • Lead-up skills and activities for Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis and Field Hockey
    • Introduce Golf
    • Skatetime,
    • Square dancing,
    • Track
    • Physical fitness - mile run
  • Library

    • Book reviews
    • Research Skills
    • Makerspace activities
    • Green screen studio
  • Technology

    • Curriculum Integration
    • Basic Computer Skills
    • Keyboarding
    • Apple and Google  Apps
    • Coding
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