Fifth Grade Units of Study

 

Reading Writing Science Social Studies
  • Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Themes
  • Tackling Complexity: Moving Up Levels of Nonfiction
  • Raising the Level of Interpretation: Clubs, Literary Conversations, and Writing About Reading
  • Argument and Advocacy: Researching Debatable Issues
  • Mixed Review
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Fantasy Book Clubs: The Magic of Themes and Symbols
  • Narrative Craft
  • Journalism
  • Literary Essay: Opening Texts and Seeing More
  • The Research-Based Argument Essay
  • Mixed Review
  • The Lens of History: Research Reports
  • Shaping Texts: From Essay and Narrative to Memoir or Fantasy Writing
  • Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Matter and Energy in Ecosystems
  • Earth Systems Science
  • Stars and the Solar System
  • Geography and Early Societies of the Western Hemisphere
  • European Exploration
  • Comparative Case Study of Western Hemisphere Cultures
  • The Western Hemisphere Today

 

Math
  • Properties of Numbers, Whole Number Operations and Volume
  • Fractions
  • Geometry
  • Decimals
  • Mixed Review
  • Geometry (Graphing)