Curriculum Information

5th Gr. Coding Club Link

Trimester III-- Areas of Study

Literacy:

Reader's Workshop--Guided Reading Groups/Literature Circles (Science is Alive, Graphic Novels); Mini-lessons, Read w/partner & self

Reading Skills-- Determining Main Ideas with Supporting Details, Making Inferences, Author's Point of View, Author's Purpose, Theme and Perspective, Synthesizing

Writing Workshop--Opinion & Memoir Writing (Lucy Calkins' Units of  Study) 

Math:

Challenger Math Resources

Multiplication & Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions; Addition and Multiplication with Volume & Area; Intro to Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane

Social Studies:

Colonial Boston--Big Ideas--America Began Because People Want Freedom & America Began with New Ideas

Science: 

Life Science, "Healthy Water, Healthy Soil" (Nature Vision/Cascade Water Alliance), Fossils (Science-to-Go)

 

Weekly Work at Home*

Math--zearn.org (online Math), corresponding w/daily class lesson (30 min. max) ; 

Practice multiplication/division math facts nightly

Reading--Read 30-40 min./daily, sharing about your book, article, reading with an adult at home; questioning for understanding 

Keyboarding--Practice keyboarding skills 10-15 min./wkly (Using typing.com, Nitrotype, Kidztype, or typing  ANYTHING)

*--Total Daily Homework time should not exceed 45-50 min. for 5th Issaquah SD grade students!