5th Grade

We will be learning many new and exciting concepts during the second half of the year. Students will learn about the following:

  • In literacy, students will be reading a variety of literature and informational text to use skills such as; cause/effect, word choice, author’s purpose, drawing conclusions, main ideas/details.

  • In book club, we will read The Watson's go to Birmingham-1963. This book is told from the perspective of a ten year old boy as he travels with his African American family from Flint to Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement.

  • In science, students will work through three units; Earth Systems, Space Systems: Stars and the Solar System, and Properties of Matter.

  • In social studies, we will be learning about colonization, the events that led to the American Revolution, and the American Revolution.

  • In writing, we will be writing an opinion letter to the principal about a topic related to a school issue they feel strongly about. Throughout the writing process, we will focus on organization, word choice, research process, supporting opinions, and editing their work.

  • Toward the end of the year students will research an important person from the American Revolution. They will write a speech, create a poster, and then present the information as that person in our Revolutionary War Wax Museum.


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