The Foundation of America

Meet the Teacher

Mr. Stevens is excited to enter his third year as the fifth-grade teacher at OLS.

Specials Schedule

P.E.: Monday and Wednesday

Math Lab: Tuesday

Art: Wednesday

Music: Tuesday

Library: Thursday

Research: Friday

Welcome to Fifth Grade at

Our Lady School

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Overview of the First Semester

Science:

Physical Science (chemistry and Physics) and Earth and Space Science (climate, water cycle, natural resources, and the environment) from various sources.

Virtues and Theology:

Alive in Christ (OSV) and Disciple of Christ, Education in Virtue (O.P. Sr. John Dominic)

Latin:

First Form Latin (Memoria Press)

History, Geography, and Civics:

Spanish Exploration of the New World, French settlements, English colonies, French and Indian War, American Revolution, Creation of the U.S. Constitution, Washington Administration, Rise of Political Parties, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and Election of 1800 using From Sea to Shining Sea and Lands of Hope and Promise (Catholic Textbook Project), The Story of the Thirteen Colonies (Memoria Press) and Liberty: How the Revolutionary War Began.

Literature:

The Sign of the Beaver (Elizabeth George Speare), The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis), Lassie Come Home (Eric Knight), Dangerous Journey: Adapted Version of Pilgrims Progress (Memoria Press), Number the Stars (Lois Lowry), The King of the Golden City (Mother Mary Loyola), and American Short Stories and Poems (Memoria Press)

Grammar, Vocabulary, and Composition:

Well-Ordered Language, Level 3A (Classical Academic Press), Wordly Wise 3000, Book 7, Writing & Rhetoric: Encomium & Vituperation (Classical Academic Press)

Math:

Ready Math, Books 7 and 8 and Algebra I (Saxon)