5th Grade

5th-Grade-Final

 

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(5A)
Mrs. Colleen Currier has been an educator since1981 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University, FL and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Monmouth University, NJ. She holds certification in both Early Childhood and Elementary Education.  Mrs. Currier’s three children graduated from St. Joan of Arc School.
(5B)
Mrs. Maureen Press has been an educator since 1999 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Florida International University. Mrs. Press is also certified in Physical Education.   She is a graduate of SJA and her four children have attended SJA since Pre-K3.
(5C)
Mrs. Lynette Glynn holds a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s in Elementary Education from Southern Connecticut State University. She has been an educator since 1993. She has a Florida professional certification in Kindergarten through Grade 6 and a Connecticut certification in Pre-K through Grade 6.

 

FAITH FORMATION HIGHLIGHTS

 7 Sacraments
 “Family Life Program” for pre-teens (incorporates puberty)

MAJOR FOCUSES OF FIFTH GRADE

 6 Writing Traits, Thinking Maps
Reading Comprehension including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills
Composition and the Writing Process
Research and Technology
AR Program (rubric for earning grades according to the points
each book is worth –shop in the store with points)
Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions and decimals
United States History

MAJOR PROJECTS OF FIFTH GRADE

 “My Favorite Author” Brochure
 Baptism Report
 PPT. Presentation for Black History Month
 Weather Project Explorer Project
 Newbery Book Report

SUBJECTS, TEXTBOOKS & CURRICULUM

 Math-Sadlier
 Reading-Journeys
 Science- Scotts Foresman
 Social Studies-Harcourt
 Spanish- (twice a week)
 Language Arts/ Library -MacMillan and McGraw Hill
 Art (once a week) (masks project, comic strips…)
 Physical Education (5th grade students can try out for basketball,
cheerleading, tennis, volleyball, soccer, softball)
 Music (twice a week) (learning notes, recorder)
 *After School: Dance and Drama Program

TECHNOLOGY

 Microsoft PowerPoint, Word (Tables), Publisher
 iPad cart

COMPETITIONS

 Spelling Bee and Geography Bee
 Writing Essay Competition (Missing Endangered Persons)
 Mini Science Fair

FIELD TRIPS

 Junior Achievement Biztown Trip
 “Cellular Cellebrations”

SUMMER PREPARATION

• Mathletics.com review and reading list

 

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