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5th Grade

5th Grade Teachers

Click Here to access the 5th Grade website. This website will provide your student with extra study guides and practice.


Language Arts:  

The students work on independent reading based on practices from the book The Book Whisperer;  other components of reading includes vocabulary development, comprehension, fluency, and skills applications.  There is an SOL at the end of the year in Reading.

 Photo- Left to Right: Mrs. Rivers, Ms. Alford, Mr. Terrell, Mrs. Porter,

Mrs. Erie & Mrs. Regan


Writing:

In order to prepare students for the writing SOL in March, our focus is on the complete writing process to include composing, written expression, usage and mechanics and presentation. 

 

Math: 

In 5th grade Math students build on in the areas of Fractions, Algebra, Place Value, Decimals, Multiplication, Division, Measurement, and Geometry.  There is an SOL in Math at the end of the year


Social Studies: 

The students learn about places around the world in Social Studies. 

 

Science:

The 5th grade students learn about the Scientific Method, Matter, Electricity, Oceans, Plant/Animal Cells, Geology, Watersheds, Sound and Light.  There is an SOL in Science at the end of the year.