5th Grade

Virginia Standards of Learning

In fifth grade, reading and writing skills continue to support an increased emphasis on content area learning and utilization of a variety of resources to locate and read primary sources of information. The student will read texts in all subjects and will acquire information to answer questions, generate hypotheses, make inferences, support opinions, confirm predictions, compare and contrast relationships, and formulate conclusions. The student will continue to develop an appreciation for literature by reading a variety of fiction and nonfiction selections. The student will continue to increase communication skills used in learning activities and create a project using online, print, and media resources. The student will use oral and written communication skills to describe key concepts and information contained in the mathematics, science, and history and social science Standards of Learning. In addition, the student will plan, draft, revise, and edit writings to describe, to entertain, to explain, and to persuade. The student will define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism.

Grade Five SOL's - 2010 - Grade 5 will be primarily following the 2010 standards for the 2018-19 school year except for writing and research.

Curriculum Framework - 2010 - This is a crosswalk year for English Standards of Learning. We will partially implement the 2017 standards with writing and research. The 2010 standards will remain the main source for reading and oral language.

Grade Five SOL's - 2017

Curriculum Framework - 2017

Grade 5 SOL Blueprint - Grade 5 teachers should reference this for information pertaining to SOL tests for grade 5. There are many standards that can be included or are subsumed within the testing blueprint.

Grade 5 - New Kent County Public Schools Common Quarterly Assessment - Teachers are provided with a blueprint of the standards that are included, what is not included and should be monitored with informal assessments, writing prompts, and rubrics. This will take place during a predetermined two-week window near the end of the quarter.