Fifth Grade

2 boxes Kleenex
(1) 2inch 3–ring loose-leaf notebook binder
School supply box
1 pkg. of 20 page protectors
2 pkgs. #2 pencils
2 pkgs. Wide-ruled notebook paper (to fit a 3-ring binder) No college ruled paper!
1 pkg. of typing paper
1 pkg. of subject dividers
2 highlighters
12- inch ruler with centimeters and inches
Map pencils – at least 12
Markers (not the small ones)
4 rolls of paper towels
2 container of antibacterial wipes (Clorox, Lysol, etc.)
1 sturdy pair of scissors
5 wireless bound composition books (like spellers) (wide ruled)
2 (100 count) pkg. 3x5 index cards (not lined)
2 metal rings for grouping index cards (2 inch)
4 large glue sticks
$5.00 science lab fee
$5.00 agenda fee
2 pink erasers or several pencil top erasers

* Agendas will be bought in bulk & can be purchased at the beginning of school.
No personal staplers. No rolling backpacks.

Spanish Supply List -- This is separate and in addition to Classroom Supplies.
1 - pocket folder
1 pack of notebook paper
1 pack of pencils sharpened
16 pack Crayola Crayons
Pencil bag
1 pack of Index Cards on a ring or bound

Mrs. Lanier’s Fifth Grade Schedule 2017/2018

 

Monday, Wednesday and Fridays                         

8:05 – 8:30  Bible                                                 

8:30 – 8:45  Spelling                                                

8:45 – 9:30  Language                                       

9:30 – 9:45 Break                                                

9:45 – 10:15  Reading                                         

10:15 – 11:15  Math                                            

11:15 – 12:00  History                                      

12:00 – 12:30  Computer                                   

12:30 – 1:00 Lunch                                             

1:00 – 1:30  PE                                                

1:30 – 2:45 Science and Lab                                

2:45 – 3:00 Clean Up                                           

                                                                        

 

Tuesday and Thursdays

8:05 – 8:30  Bible

8:30 – 8:45  Spelling       

8:45 – 9:30  Language

9:30 – 9:45 Break

9:45 – 10:15  Reading

10:15 – 11:15  Math

11:15 – 12:00  History

12:00 – 12:30  Geography

12:30 – 1:00  Lunch

1:00 – 1:30  Music

1:30 – 2:00  Spanish

2:00 – 2:30  Recess

2:30 – 3:00  Clean Up

PROGRAM FOR FIFTH GRADE

 

CHRISTIAN TEACHINGS

Bible study - Positive Action Curriculum: Possessing the Land
Scripture memory
Prayers
Chapel
A Beka Bible Curriculum

 

READING

Word recognition
Syllable division and accented syllables review
Comprehension
Emphasis on critical and appreciative levels; biblical truth
Brainstorming ideas; classify; fact/opinion; predict/evaluate outcomes; problem   and solutions; making judgments; cause and effect

Vocabulary

Meaning from context; etymologies; prefixes; suffixes; Green and Latin roots; adverbs; analogies; antonyms; synonyms; vocabulary review and quizzes

Literature

Setting; plot; conflict; mood; theme; crisis; flashback; foreshadowing; cliffhanger; denouement; open/closed endings; point of view; irony; hyperbole; understatement;  allusions
Alliteration; anaphora; rhyme; rhythm
Personification; exaggeration; suspense; symbolism; tone; good/evil; moral; idiom; dialect
Comparing and contrasting characters; main characters; character motives; character traits; flat/round, dynamic/static characters; character growth and change
Author biographies; Caldecott and Newbery awards; propaganda

Study Skills

Bible study; Dewey decimal system; non-print media; periodical guide; atlas; catalog order; encyclopedia; glossary; maps headlines
Outlining; skimming; scanning; paraphrasing; summarizing; listening strategy; reference tools; relevant/ irrelevant information
Charts; graphs; tables; timeline; thesaurus; primary/secondary source; diagrams; graphic organizers

Silent Reading

Purposes: for information, for entertainment, for understanding, for spiritual growth; author’s message; biblical truth

Oral Reading

Communicate author’s message; communicate mood, motive, meaning, emotion; persuasive manner; interpret dialect; choral reading, voice expression; reading rate

Composition

Character sketch; setting; plot; devices of style:  imagery, hyperbole, allusion; theme; short story; poem; advertisement; article; irony; pun; point of view; figurative language

 

ENGLISH – A Beka Book - God’s Gift of Language

Sentences and sentence parts
Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms
Dictionary, thesaurus skills
Letters – friendly, post cards, thank-you notes
Making an outline
Writing a research paper
Writing book reports
Creative writing
Punctuation, capitalization, and quotation facts
Recognizing and diagramming all eight parts of speech
Recognizing and diagraming complements
Word usage

 

MATHEMATICS – A Beka Book – Arithmetic 5

Place value of whole numbers and decimals
Measuring to the eighth inch
Calculating time
Making change
Rounding off whole numbers, money, decimals, and mixed numbers
Converting measures within the same system and solving measurement equations
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division involving fractions
Factoring
Divisibility rules
Probability
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division involving decimals
Introduction to percents
Converting from Celsius scale to Fahrenheit scale and from Fahrenheit to Celsius
Solving algebraic equations
Graphs and scale drawings
Graphing ordered pairs
Perimeter and area
Squares and square roots
Estimation

 

SOCIAL STUDIES – A Beka Book:  Old World History & Geography

Geography facts: terms, rivers, capitals, mountains, climate, deserts
Fertile Crescent: Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Middle East
Middle East Today
Countries of Central and Southern Asia
Countries of the Far Est
Egypt:  The Gift of the Nile
Africa Long Ago
Africa in Modern Times
Ancient Greece: Home of Beauty
Rome: Ruler of the Ancient World
Christianity:  The Greatest Force in History
England and the British Isles
Other Countries of Western Europe
Countries of Eastern Europe

 

SCIENCE – A Beka Book:  Investigating God’s World

Amazing Mammals
A Variety of Vertebrates
Energy
Force and Motion
Electricity and magnetism
Engines: steam, internal, combustion, jet propulsion, rocket engines
Light

Matter: water, air, weather

Earth and Space

Geology:  Treasure of the Earth

Oceanography:  The Living Sea

Astronomy:  The Eight Planets, stars, Moon, Sun

Conservation:  Preserving the Sea

 

SPELLING – A Beka Book

Prefixes, root words, suffixes
Vocabulary words and definitions
Homonyms, antonyms, synonyms
Frequently misspelled words

 

ART

Crafts
Painting

 

MUSIC

Songs
Listening and appreciation
Rhythm

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Development of individual skills for games
Catching, throwing, and batting small balls with accuracy
Handling large balls with increasing accuracy and greater speed
Sportsmanship
Knowing the rules of at least one organized game and being able to carry on the game

 

CITIZENSHIP AND BEHAVIOR

Patriotic activities
Classroom behavior and attentiveness
Work habits
Respect for authority
Respect for others
Social maturity

 

SPANISH

Vocabulary
Simple sentences

 

COMPUTER LITERACY

Word
Excel

 

TESTING

Stanford Achievement Test

 

REPORTING

Nine-week report cards
Parent Conferences
Fall
Spring

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Straps on shirts, dresses, or blouses must be three inches in width 

*No strapless or one shoulder dresses or blouses are permitted

*No halter tops

*No clothing that is see –through or reveals the midsection is allowed

*Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be finger-tip length

*Shorts and pants must be made of cotton, cotton polyester, khaki, or blue jean material.  Shorts and pants made of spandex, Lycra, nylon, satin, etc. are not allowed unless worn with a dress that is fingertip length

*Appropriate undergarments should be worn, depending on the physical maturity of the student (Students in Kindergarten and first grade must wear shorts under their dresses or skirts)

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

BOYS

*T-shirts, shorts, jeans, pants, sweatpants are allowed

*Boys’ shirts must have sleeves

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

Chapel Dress Code

 

Chapel is on Tuesday

 

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Fingertip length dress or skirt

 

BOYS

*Long pants & a shirt with a collar.  The shirt must be tucked in. 

 

Tennis shoes MUST be worn during physical education.

 

The principal has the authority to make final decisions for questionable attire.