五年级 approaches Languages Arts as part of an integrated Humanities course. 教授学生词汇, 理解, 音素意识, 笔迹, 拼写, 阅读, 学习技巧, 写作, 语法, 说话, 倾听技巧. These components will be addressed using the primary sources in social studies, 短篇小说, 诗歌, 和小说. Vocabulary lessons are taught weekly and may include challenging words.
Students will be exposed to a variety of 写作 forms that include expressive, 富有想象力的, 分析, 信息丰富的, 说服性写作. 他们面临着生产优质产品的挑战. Fifth graders continue to use the 写作 process throughout the year. 学生将掌握组织有序的写作, five-paragraph structure essays that include a variety of sentence structures and a rich and varied vocabulary.
The fifth grade will spend the year discussing the theme of “Freedom” in United States history. 自由意味着什么? What have people throughout our history been willing to do to attain freedom, and protect it? 以四年级的课程作业为基础, the course will begin with the relationship between Native Americans and westward expansion. Units of study will also include slavery and the Civil War; women’s suffrage; World War II and the Holocaust; and the Civil Rights Movement.
In fifth grade, students become proficient in using non-negative rational numbers to solve problems. They apply previously learned procedures to measure a variety of geometric figures and to collect, 组织, 分析数据. Students solve problems involving area and perimeter and further develop algebraic sense through 写作 and interpreting numerical expressions and open sentences. 体积的概念, 以及将体积与乘法和加法联系起来, 是通过几何测量来教授的吗.Students also learn to graph points on a coordinate plane to solve real-world and abstract problems.
This general science course introduces the major concepts that will be studied in greater depth in Junior High School.五年级的时候, 学生将学习以下主题:生态系统, 水循环, 太阳系和物质的化学反应/性质. 在生态系统部门, students explore how organisms depend on one another and form an interconnected ecosystem. They will investigate food chains/food webs and the importance of producers/consumers and decomposers. 在太阳系单位里, 学生探索地球, 太阳, Moon and stars using observations of shadows and changing patterns in the sky. They will also explore planets in our Solar System and begin to consider what might lie beyond. 在水循环单元, 学生调查水的分布, how it cycles through the Earth’s system and explore how it effects of human societies. 最后是化学反应单元, students investigate the properties of matter by dissolving everyday chemicals to make solutions and by exploring simple yet surprising chemical reactions. 通过这些调查, students begin to build conceptual models for the particulate nature of matter.
As an addition, LES is incorporating Spanish as a second language to fifth grade. Fifth grade is the transition year from elementary to middle school Spanish. The focus of our language curriculum remains in the knowledge of the Spanish Language (写作, 语法, oral and 理解 components) as well as the culture of Latin American Countries and Spain.Reading and 写作 activities are used frequently in order to properly prepare students for middle school next year. In order to eventually become fluent in a language it is important that these skill levels be attained and practiced. 西班牙语课每周上两次. Fifth grade Spanish is a pass/fail class, taking into consideration the following:
课堂上的尊重在教室里我们都是语言学习者. A safe environment in the classes that encourages students to express themselves in Spanish. 西班牙语是一门互助性、合作性和参与性很强的课程.
家庭作业我们将在课堂上完成大部分的写作/艺术工作. 然而，一些未完成的工作可能需要完成作为家庭作业. 家庭作业要及时完成.
努力与参与: Spanish class takes place two times a week for 45-minute blocks of time.西班牙语以互动式教学, 真实的, audio-visual way that completely engages the students in their learning of foreign languages. The primary reason we learn another language is so that we can communicate with others; therefore, 学生需要成为积极主动的学习者.
成绩(通过/失败): 学生的表现是基于以下几点:家庭作业, 参与, 努力, 口头及书面工作, 尊重班级和学生. Each of these areas is modeled throughout the school year so that students have a clear understanding of how they can achieve success in Spanish.一致性, support and respect is the foundation of strong growth in the knowledge and understanding of the Spanish language for students.
也, for a better understanding of Spanish I would like to include technology by using free applications such as:
Fifth grade students will learn the fundamentals of performing in a percussion ensemble. Students will continue learning to read and perform more difficult rhythms with contrasting parts. They will learn about contemporary and classical music in addition to all the things a true percussion ensemble can accomplish, from complex chamber music to bombastic show stopping drumline cadences performed commonly at football games.
四年级和五年级的学生是少年合唱团的一部分, where they are introduced to the skills needed for group performances.They learn diction, how to follow a conductor, and how to blend together as a group.他们还学习如何与高级合唱团合作创造和谐. 少年合唱团一年中演出多次, 在节日和特殊活动期间在教堂服务.这一年的高潮是 的音乐会在那里，他们表演不同流派的歌曲. 这是强制性的表演.
Students will continue to explore traditional media of colored pencils, crayons, markers, and paint. 他们将学习不同风格的艺术，以不同的艺术家为基础. In addition, they will be introduced to string art in the forms of lanyard and needlepoint. Students will understand that art can be created in many forms and learn how to combine different media to create one piece of art.