Fifth Grade Curriculum

Below are standard courses and homeschool curriculum for Fifth Grade.

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Reading/Literature 5

  • Daily reading of classic literature from our library or yours
  • Log and track your progress

Language Arts 5

  • Improve knowledge of grammar
  • Conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections
  • Correlative conjunctions
  • Idioms, adages, and proverbs
  • Opinion essays
  • Narrative essays
  • Creative writing
  • Digital presentations
  • Review and edit work to improve writing
  • Improve writing using research, dictionary, and thesaurus
  • Cite bibliographic references and sources
  • Increase vocabulary and spelling
  • Cursive writing

Math 5

  • Use order of operations to solve equations
  • Practice long multiplication and division
  • Practice adding and subtracting of decimals
  • Practice fraction word problems
  • Multiplication and division of fractions
  • Dividing fractions and reciprocal numbers
  • Improve understanding of fraction simplification and equivalent fractions
  • Fractions and whole number multiplication
  • Dividing mixed numbers and whole numbers
  • Improve understanding of comparing fractions
  • Measurement of volume
  • Converting different measurement units
  • Making line plots of data results
  • Basic geometry
  • Areas of triangles

History/Social Studies 5

  • The nation up to 1850
  • Colonial government
  • Early exploration of the Americas
  • American Indians and settlers
  • Political, social, and economics of the colonial era
  • The American Revolution
  • Development of the Constitution
  • Immigration and settlement

Science 5

  • Types of matter
  • Plant and animal anatomy structures
  • Movement of water in oceans and lands
  • Energy from the Sun
  • The Solar System
  • Investigations and experiments

Visual and Performing Arts 5

  • Dance, music, art
  • Drawing (traditional and digital)
  • Art projects
  • Museum tours

Physical Education 5

  • Calisthenics
  • Build stamina and flexibility
  • Stretching and calisthenic techniques
  • Record and track your progress

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