Fifth Grade

Fredonia Hill Baptist Academy
5th Grade Supply List
School Year 2018-19


2 Boxes Kleenex
(1) 2inch 3–Ring loose-leaf notebook binder
School supply box
1 Package of 20 page protectors
2 Packages of #2 pencils
2 Packages of wide-ruled notebook paper (to fit a 3-ring binder) No college ruled paper!
1 Package of typing paper
1 Package 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 Large container of antibacterial wipes (Clorox, Lysol, etc.)
1 Sturdy pair of scissors
5 Wireless bound composition books (like spellers) (wide ruled)
2 (100 count) Packages 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

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




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



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


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


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


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
Divisibility rules
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


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
Force and Motion
Electricity and magnetism
Engines: steam, internal, combustion, jet propulsion, rocket engines

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






Listening and appreciation



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



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



Simple sentences






Stanford Achievement Test



Nine-week report cards
Parent Conferences

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:



*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



*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:



*Fingertip length dress or skirt



*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.