Mrs. Romeo's 5th Grade


Class overview

Welcome to 5th grade! My name is Mrs. Romeo and I teach Language Arts and Science. I am also a fifth grade reading tutor.

Contact Information


phone: (856) 848-1200 ext 3026


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About me

  • This is my 23rd year of teaching (and 22 of those years have been in WD!)

  • I am a 5th grade team leader (5A)

  • I'm married and a mom to a middle schooler and high schooler

  • My family enjoys spending time at the Jersey Shore and the Poconos, watching baseball and soccer and relaxing in our backyard!

  • I feel blessed to have found a career that I love so much!

Description of Courses:

Language Arts


  • Guided Reading

  • Novels

  • Short stories

  • Independent Reading

  • foundational skills

  • literature and informational text


Writer’s Workshop model using Units of Study

  • Narrative

  • Argument

  • Informative/Explanatory

  • Literary Analysis

Word Study

  • Lessons will concentrate on the pronunciation, usage, word parts, part of speech and spelling pattern

  • Study of Greek and Latin roots

  • affixes

Grammar & Conventions

  • parts of speech

  • punctuation and capitalization

  • sentence structure


topics studied this year:

  • Matter and Energy in Ecosystems

  • Structure and Properties of Matter

  • Earth and Space Systems