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Grade 5

The fifth grade classroom is a very busy place!The students work on building their skills of computation and problem solving in Math. Science investigations focus on the NGSS standards of exploring, explaining, elaborating, and evaluating. The students will participate in a Science Fair and the Buds, Leaves and Global Warming project. In Social Studies, the students will practice geography skills and read and write about the settling of North America to Colonial times of the United States. Students will also be aware of current events.
In Language Arts, the students are continuing to build and expand important grammar and writing skills, reading, listening and speaking skills.The students will learn the steps for writing a research paper and will have work with an extensive vocabulary program. The students will also extend their knowledge of the sacraments and the saints. They will participate in daily prayer, monthly Mass, and discussions of world events that affect the Catholic Church.