5th Grade

5th Grade Curriculum

  • Language Arts:
    • Journeys Reading Program
    • 90 minute block to integrate all areas of Language Arts (reading, writing, spelling, vocabulary and grammar)
    • Focus on vocabulary, genres, comprehension, parts of speech, expository writing and spelling
  • Math:
    • McGraw-Hill, My Math Program
    • Focus on concepts at the concrete level and then moves to the abstract level, problem solving skills, division, multiplication, computation and ratios
    • Additional math period each week
  • Social Studies:
    • Savvas, myWorld Interactive Program
    • Focus on Western Civilization and U.S. History from Age of Explorers to Colonial Times
  • Science:
    • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Science Fusion Program
    • Focus on engineering and technology, classifying organisms, ecosystems, weather, earth, matter and energy
    • Hands-on science lab and exploration each week
  • Religion:
    • Benzinger Program
    • Focus on sacraments, the Bible, Jesus as Messiah, the Paschal Mystery and the Liturgy
  • Special Activity Periods:
    • Art
    • Physical Education
    • Spanish (three times per week)
    • Counseling Bridge Program once a month

List of 7 members.

  • Photo of Nichole Franks

    Nichole Franks 

    Teacher - Grade 5-6 Social Studies & ELA
  • Photo of Andrew Turulski

    Andrew Turulski 

    Teacher - Grade 5-8 Math & Science
  • Maribeth Low 

    Teacher - Grade 5-8 Math & Science
  • Photo of Carole Welch

    Carole Welch 

    Teacher- Art Grades Pre-K-8, Library & Music Grades Pre-K-4
  • Photo of Jennifer Hunt

    Jennifer Hunt 

    Scholastica Academic Resource Coordinator & Reading Specialist
  • Photo of Michael Ockimey

    Michael Ockimey 

    Teacher - Gym, Technology, World Language Moderator
  • Photo of Gina Sammler

    Gina Sammler 

    Aide - Math Grades 2-6