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 Health

​The curriculum incorporates the following:
  • Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Identify and take care of eyes, ears, and teeth

Pennsylvania Standards for Fifth Grade:

  • 10.2
  • 10.3
  • 10.4

 Language Arts

​The curriculum incorporates the following:

  • Establish purpose for reading
  • Identify basic idea and facts in text
  • Read and understand essential content
  • Make inferences
  • Describe how author uses literary devices
  • Write poems, essays
  • Write using well organized draft
  • Revise and edit writing
  • Spell words with suffixes, prefixes, homophones, short and long vowel sounds correctly
  • Identify and use all parts of speech correctly
  • Identify errors and use grammar correctly

Pennsylvania Standards for Fifth Grade:

  • 1.1.5
  • 1.2.5
  • 1.3.5
  • 1.4.5
  • 1.5.5
  • 1.6.5
  • 1.7.5
  • 1.8.5

 Math

​The curriculum incorporates the following:
  • Place value of decimals and whole numbers
  • Model and represent fractions and decimals
  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Positive and negative integers
  • Solve word problems using all operations and strategies
  • Round and estimate numbers
  • Units of measurement
  • Convert linear measurements
  • Add/subtract measurements
  • Develop plan to solve word problems
  • Calculate probability
  • Determine patterns
  • Measure angles and geometric shapes

Pennsylvania Standards for Fifth Grade:

  • 2.1.5
  • 2.2.5
  • 2.3.5
  • 2.4.5
  • 2.5.5
  • 2.6.5
  • 2.7.5
  • 2.8.5
  • 2.9.5
  • 2.10.5
  • 2.11.5

 Religion

​The curriculum incorporates the following:

  • The profession of faith
  • How Catholics worship
  • Life in Christ
  • Christian prayer

These topics are taught from the We Believe textbook.

 Science

​The curriculum incorporates the following:
  • Matter
  • Cells
  • Energy
  • Rocks
  • Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Wetlands
  • Pollution
  • Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
  • Scientific Method
  • Identify observable patterns in nature
  • Describe and observe using 5 senses

Pennsylvania Standard for Fifth Grade:

  • 3.1.4
  • 3.2.4
  • 3.3.4
  • 3.4.4
  • 3.5.4
  • 4.1.4
  • 4.2.4
  • 4.6.4