About Fifth Grade

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

This is going to be an exciting year in 5th grade!  There’s so much learning and exploring awaiting us!  Here’s a brief overview of what our academic year holds in store:

Language Arts

       Writing, Grammar, and Usage

  • Writing and Research
  • Grammar and Usage
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling


  • Poems
  • Idioms

       Fiction and Drama

  • Core Novels
  1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain
  2.  “Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3.  “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes
  • Drama
  • Myths and Legends
  • Literary Terms



History and Geography


  • Renaissance
  • Reformation
  • Early American Civilizations
  • European Exploration


  • Colonial Life
  • The Revolutionary War
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • Westward Expansion
  • The Civil War
  • Native Americans:  Cultures and Conflicts
  • History of U.S. as a World Power

Visual Arts

  • Art of the Renaissance
  • American Art
  • Art of Japan


  • Elements of Music
  • Listening and Understanding
  • American Musical Traditions


  • Numbers and Number Sense
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Computation
  • Measurement
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Algebra


  • Traits & Heredity
  • Matter & Chemistry
  • The Earth’s Surface
  • Magnets
  • Electricity

Plus we have the our rotations of Music, Art, Computer, Spanish,  and P.E. !!


7 thoughts on “About Fifth Grade

  1. Mrs.Jenkins i was just wondering if you were going to post the JA Biztown movie up!? I was just wondering.


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