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) Ms. Ann Simone has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She is FL certified in Elementary Education K-6, ESOL K-12, and Educational Leadership All Levels. Additionally, Ms. Simone has experience as a teacher, assistant principal, and a principal in Palm Beach County.

 

 

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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