Text: We Believe, Sadlier
Demonstrate an understanding that we are drawn to God who, in creating us, has placed a desire for happiness in our hearts
English and Language Arts
Text: Voyages in English, Loyola Press
The text is composed of two distinct sections:
Fifth grade stresses comprehension of novels, writing and listening skills. Students have several oral reports to develop public speaking and effective communication skills.
Reading, Spelling and Vocabulary
Text: Reading California Edition, Houghton Mifflin Co.
Reading is taught in many contexts: on individual levels, in groups, and as an integral part of the social studies and science programs. The Houghton Mifflin Co. reading program includes reading comprehension response, and analysis, fluency, vocabulary development, writing and speaking applications, and listening and speaking strategies. The students also read a variety of novels such as, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Shiloh, and Sounder. These novels along with SSR (sustained silent reading) will encourage reading for pleasure and enjoyment.
Text: Envision MATH California, Scott Foresman
Physical, Life and Earth Science
Human anatomy, Geology, Space Science
Text: United States History-Early Years, Houghton Mifflin Co.
Physical Education occurs twice weekly