1. Place Value Addition and Subtraction

- Place value of whole numbers and decimals
- Add and subtract whole numbers

2. Multiplication, Division, and Algebra
- Multiply whole numbers
- Divide by 1-digit numbers
- Divide by 2-digit numbers


3. Measurement/Data and Graphing
- Units of measure
- Graph data
- Data and statistics

4. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions and Decimals
- Number theory and fraction concept
- Add and subtract fractions and decimals


5. Multiplication of Fractions and Decimals
- Multiply and divide fractions
- Multiply decimals
- Divide decimals

6. Geometry and Measurement
- Plane figures and geometric concepts
- Perimeter, area, and circumference
- Solid figures, surface area, and volume


7. Ratio, Proportion, Percent, Probability
- Ratio and proportion
- Percent
- Probability


8. Algebra, Integers, and Coordinate Graphing
- Equations and functions
- Integers


1. Speaking and Listening

- listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a

  variety of situations for a variety of purposes
- use speaking skills and strategies appropriately to

  communicate with different audiences for a variety of

- reflect on and identify their strengths as listeners and

  speakers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they

  found most helpful in oral communication situations

2. Reading

- read and demonstrate an understanding of a variety of

  literary, graphic, and informational texts, using a range of

  strategies to construct meaning
- recognize a variety of text forms, text features, and stylistic

  elements and demonstrate understanding of how they help

  communicate meaning
- use knowledge of words and cueing systems to read fluently

3. Writing

- generate, gather, and organize ideas and information to

  write for an intended purpose and audience
- draft and revise their writing, using a variety of informational,

  literary, and graphic forms and stylistic elements appropriate

  for the purpose and audience
- use editing, proofreading, and publishing skills and

  strategies, and knowledge of language conventions, to

  correct errors, refine expression, and present their work



1. Life Science

- Processes of Living Things

   * Cells-how they work together in your body, and how do

      the other systems in your body work together.
   * Classifying Living Things – Learn how different living things

      are grouped and classified and the characteristics of

      vertebrates and invertebrates.
   * Plant Growth and Reproduction – Learn the processes

      behind plant growth and reproduction.
   * Animal Growth and Heredity – Learn about cell division

      and its effects on growth in animals, inherited

      characteristics, and other factors that affect characteristics

      in animals.

- Interactions Among Living Things

   * energy and ecosystems
   * how to plants produce food
   * energy passed through ecosystems
   * ecosystems and change
   * organisms survival and competition in different ecosystems
   * ecosystems and their changes over time
   * how people affect different ecosystems

2. Processes that change Earth

- Earth’s changing surface

   * rocks and fossils
   * fossils compare to living things of today
   * changes to Earth’s surface
   * earth’s landforms
   * what causes changes to Earth’s landforms
   * movements of the crust change Earth
   * resources

- Cycles on Earth and in Space

   * weather and the water cycle
   * earth’s oceans, characteristics of oceans, and water

   * earth’s orbit and its effect on the seasons
   * comparing the Earth and the moon, and the solar system

3. Physical Science

- Matter and energy

   * matter types, properties, structures and changes
   * energy, kinetic and potential energy, different forms of

      energy, transferring heat, how people use energy resources
   * electricity, and the relationship between electricity and

      magnetism, static and current electricity
   * Sound and light

- Forces and Motion

   * forces

   * measuring work
   * motion, factors affecting motion, and laws of motion


1. The World and Early People

- Identify the world’s geography, landforms, bodies of water,

  climates, and populations.
- Identify early people including hunters and gatherers,

  herders and farmers, settlements and cities.

2. Early Centers of Civilizations
- Identify and discuss the Tigris and Euphrates Valley.

  Students will learn early civilization and conquests and the

  start of empire building and later empires.
- Identify and discuss the Nile Valley. Students will learn about

  the resources of the Nile River, the dynasties of ancient

  Egypt and Nubia and Kush.
- Identify and discuss Asia and the Americas. Students will

  learn about the Indus Valley, the Huang Valley, and the

  Ancient Civilization in Mesoamerica.

3. Eastern Civilizations
- Identify Southwest Asian Civilizations. Students will learn

  about Ancient Israelites, the Phoenicians and the Lydians,

  and also the Persian Empire.
- Identify Asia’s classical age. Students will learn about how

  the Aryans brought change to India, the Maurya and Gupta

  Empires, and the great dynasties of China.

4. Western Civilizations
- Identify the Ancient Greeks. Students will learn about early

  Greece, city-states and Greek culture, and the Golden age of

- Identify the Ancient Romans. Students will learn about the

  early people of Italy, the Roman Empire and its conquests,

  and the rise Christianity.


1. Body Systems

- Growing and changing body, body transport system,

  coordination system, endocrine system, growth stages and

- Building good character and dealing with adolescence.

2. Healthy Lifestyle and awareness

- Being a wise consumer
- Healthy skin, hair, nails, teeth, gums, eyes, ears, being a

  healthy consumer
- Foods for good nutrition, fuel for your body, influences on

  food choices, food labels and advertising making

  responsible decisions, food preparation and safety.
- Keeping fit and active, how exercise helps your body, ways

  to exercise
- Making responsible decisions, caring, fire safety, preventing

  violence, resolving conflicts, surviving violence
- Learning about disease, causes, pathogens, communicable

  diseases, your immune system, non communicable diseases
- Legal and illegal drugs, medicines, misuse, and abuse,

  trustworthiness, how drug users can get help, alcohol and

  tobacco, and how to say “no”

3. Living in a Healthy Community

- Living in a healthy community and maintaining and being a

  productive and positive member of society.
- Dealing with feelings, setting goals, positive self concept,

  dealing with different relationships, resolving conflicts
- Supporting your family, changing roles as you get older,

  communication within families, working together.


1. Elements

- Identify monochromatic color schemes
- Emotional quality of lines
- Distinguish between relief and free standing sculpture
- Demonstrate awareness that the overlapping of shapes is

  one way of creating the illusion of depth
- Identify a variety of art tools, materials, and techniques to -

  create different effects

2. Creative Work

- Make artistic choices in their work
- Produce two - and three - dimensional works of art that

  communicate thoughts and feelings


1. Locomotion Skills

- activities designed to increase motor skills and overall

  physical fitness

2. Manipulation Skills

- activities designed to control objects such as balls and



3. Stability Skills

- activities designed to increase balance, coordination,

  and stability


4. Sports and games

- Swimming
- Soccer
- Dodgeball
- Fitness
- Running and racing
- Gymnastics and tumbling
- Football
- Badminton
- Baseball


Grade 5