Grade 5

 

Vanna Scully B2
Marie Palazzo B3
Kevin DiOrio B4     
Mildred Moreira B5

SUBJECT and ACADEMIC  AREAS

READING: Extensive use of Scott Foresman Reading Street Series

Strategic Intervention and Sidewalks

On Level and Advanced

Whole Class Instruction using the Basal reader

Small group instruction using the leveled readers

Focus on skill and vocabulary development

 

WRITING: Weekly writing assignments aligned with Reading Street. Elements of the scoring rubric are applied to the different writing types


Types of Writing                                            Scoring Rubric
Personal Narrative                                       Focus / Idea
How To                                                        Organization
Compare and Contrast                                         Voice
Narrative Writing                                 Sentences & Word Choice
Persuasive Essay                                                 Conventions

MATHEMATICS:Aligned with Grade Level Expectations ( GLE’S)       
Gladstone Assessments
Regular and systematic:  basic skills and applications

CONTENT AREAS:
SOCIAL STUDIES:Topics of Study   

Native American of North America

European Contact and Conflict

American Revolution      

Early American Government

Geography

Early Rhode Island History

SCIENCE:Four Units of Study

Systems in Living Things

Matter and Energy

Light and Sound

The Solar System and Beyond

Homework is given on a regular basis in accordance with District Policy.  The use of Planners and folders as an aid to homework and task completion is a daily strategy implemented by students and teachers alike.