Essential 5th grade learning topics 

 

 

 

1ST QTR.

2ND QTR.

3RD QTR.

4TH QTR.

MATH

  • Fact Fluency
  • Place Value
  • Extension of place value to decimal notation
  • Strategies, algorithms, and recording systems: multi-digit multiplication and division
  • Division
  • Add/subtract decimals
  • Expressions/patterns
  • Expressions and Patterns
  • Working with Fractions
  • Multiply & Divide Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Geometry

SCIENCE

  • Scientific Method
  • Matter – Properties
  • Matter – Changes 
  • Ecosystems/ Habitats
  • Energy in Ecosystems
  • Earth Cycles
  • Human Impact
  • Energy Sources
  • Outer Space

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Punctuation/Capitalization
  • Personal Narrative Writing
  • Reading Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Informational Writing
  • Parts of Speech
  • Reading Fiction and Non-fiction

 

  • Poetry
  • Informational Writing
  • Reading Fiction and Nonfiction

 

  • Complex Sentences
  • Opinion (Argumentative/ Persuasive)
  • Reading Fiction and Nonfiction

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Geography
  • Migration
  • Native Americans
  • Life in the Eastern Hemisphere
  • Exploration
  • Empires
  • Colonization of America
  • American Revolution
  • New Govt.
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Reforms
  • Moving South and West
  • Slavery