9School FlyersLink available on Paperless! Flyers will be available online.
10Academic Expectations RIGOROUS 5th grade standardsWork Quality is CRUCIAL!Rubrics/Grades are all based on CA Content AND Common Core Standards:4 = Exceeding standards3= Meeting standards2 = Approaching standards1 = 1 or 2 years below
11Writing 6 Traits of Writing Ideas Word Choice Voice Sentence Fluency OrganizationConventionsGenres:OPINION (Tested by District)NarrativeExplanatory/InformationalResearch Report
12ReadingReading Word Analysis & Fluency Comprehension & Response to Literature Ability to read varied genres independentlyWord Study Parts of Speech Prefixes, Suffixes, Multiple Meaning Words Greek & Latin Roots
13MathMath Decimals, algebra, geometry, fractions, fractions and more fractions!Conceptual We will not focus on memorization of formulas, but on the conceptual understanding of mathematical concepts and reasoning: proving mastery on a number line and explaining processes in writing.
14Science Science is a MAJOR focus in 5th grade Science STAR testing in MayWater – Mrs. BjornstadWeather and Space – Mrs. ChavezMatter and Energy – Mrs. AcostaLiving Systems – Mrs. GreggInvestigation & Experimentation – Mrs. Rose
15Social Studies History of America up to 1850 Native Americans ExplorersEarly English Settlers13 Colonies – COLONIAL DAYRevolutionary WarConstitutionWestward ExpansionStates & Capitals