5th Grade

SOAR in Fifth Grade

Safety
Organization
Accountability
Responsibility

Safety
For myself-Before and after school, in the classroom, on the playground, during PE, and on field trips

For others-Opportunities to serve on Safety Patrol and Peace Patrol

Organization

Binders and planners are used on a regular basis

Accountability

Grades are based on mastery of Common Core and California content standards. Class assignments, quizzes, and tests are all used in assessing student achievement.

Responsibility

Homework Policy

45 minutes a night Monday through Thursday.

Reading
Reading projects on variety of different genres
Literature Circles

Accelerated Reader quizzes

Writing

Fifth grade writing assessments- opinion, informative/explanatory, narrative, and research

Mathematics
Number Sense - Fractions, Decimals, and Percents are a major focus

Geometry - Area of triangles, parallelograms

Science
Earth science-Weather and Space
Physical Science-Matter and Energy
Life Science-Cells, Body Systems, Plants

Investigation/Experimentation-Science Labs

Social Studies
US History-American Indians, Exploration, Colonization, Revolutionary War, Westward Expansion