5th Grade

Our Fifth Grade Program focuses on children that are ten to eleven years old. This program excites the student as they learn through Social Studies about modern American History from 1900’s until present time. Science covers insects, butterflies, moths, birds, squirrels, and other small creatures..

Students continue to growing in their reading and math skills, including multiplying and dividing with 10/100/1000, 2-digit divisors, division with remainders as fractions, factoring, common factors, greatest common factor, reducing fractions, proper & improper fractions, least common multiple, finding a common denominator, adding & subtracting fractions with uncommon denominators, working with mixed numbers, multiplying & dividing fractions, multiplying & dividing decimals, and counting back money.

5th grade includes:

Math – Book 5

Book 5 reviews known concepts and teaches multiplying and dividing with 10/100/1000, 2-digit divisors, division with remainders as fractions, factoring, common factors, greatest common factor, reducing fractions, proper & improper fractions, least common multiple, finding a common denominator, adding & subtracting fractions with uncommon denominators, working with mixed numbers, multiply fractions, dividing fractions, multiplying & dividing decimals, and counting back money.

Reading – Book 5

The reader Open Windows is filled with wholesome, inspiring stories that the entire family will enjoy. Stories like “Sleep-Out Below Zero,” “To Prove a Proverb,” “I Will Not Do It,” and “In Spite of War” convey solid Biblical messages as they teach good reading skills.

 

Nature Walk With Aunt Bessie (Discovering Nature Series)

Lessons are based around the story of Aunt Bessie, who instructs her niece and nephew about insects, butterflies, moths, birds, squirrels, and other small creatures. Stories written by B.E. Wright.

World’s Best Bug Jar

The jar measures about 3″ tall and 2.5″ in diameter. It features a handy snap-on lid, air-holes, two levels of observation (2X and 4X), and a .4cm grid on the bottom for size comparisons or maybe even drawing ease. Don’t worry – the spider that comes inside isn’t real!

Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

A Dutch boy and girl work toward two goals, finding the doctor who can restore their father’s memory and winning the competition for the silver skates

Long Winter (Full Color Collector’s Edition)

When the first frost of the year came in September, Pa was surprised, but not too worried. Then, the first winter blizzard shows itself in early October and the family realizes that a long winter is ahead of them. When too much harsh winter weather cuts the town off from its supply of food and coal, drastic measures must be taken. Learn how the town copes with these predicaments and how Almanzo Wilder risks his own life to help save the townspeople.

Art With a Purpose

Advanced shading techniques, watercolors, free-hand drawing, reducing and enlarging pictures, and lettering are covered in this course.

 

 

 

 

Language Lessons for the Elementary Child Volume 2

This volume includes the same type of lessons as in previous volumes, only with more advanced lessons. A heavy focus on poetry – identifying different styles, learning to compose various venues – balances the picture studies, copywork and dictation assignments, and grammar instruction in these 180 lessons. Volume 2 includes more writing instruction, with a focus on speeches for copywork.

Spelling

This book has 34 lessons divided into units of six lessons each, except for the last unit, which has only four lessons. Each unit (except the last) has five regular lessons followed by a review lesson for that unit. The units are generally self-contained, so that a student can find the spelling rules and helps for each review lesson within the same unit.

Bible

Fifth grade Bible covers Old Testament history from Creation to the prophet Samuel. Students are encouraged to follow the example of faithful characters, such as Enoch, Noah, and Abraham. They observe God’s mercy at work, even with those who disobeyed God, but they are reminded that God does not overlook sin.

America’s Story Volume 3 Set

America’s Story 3 brings American history alive through a Charlotte Mason approach as it teaches upper elementary students (grades 3-6) the amazing history of the United States of America. O’Dell’s lively storytelling brings the settings and characters to life as students conclude their study of American history from the early 1900s to Modern Times through the use of:

Beautiful historic illustrations, photographs, maps, & cultural connections
Oral Narration
Directed Journaling
Artwork Sketching
Map Adventures
Compiling a Timeline
Optional Digging Deeper Activities

Story of Berlioz in Words and Music CD

DID YOU KNOW…

Berlioz revolutionized orchestral music in a variety of ways.

he was among the most original composers of all time.

Though widely admired by influential critics and leading musicians, his music did not appeal to general Parisian audiences.

Berlioz was a significant literary figure whose writings are still entertaining and informative. 

Story of Mendelssohn in Words and Music CD

DID YOU KNOW…

Mendelssohn was a child prodigy. His wealthy family encouraged him and made rapid development possible.

Mendelssohn was among the first to recognize the importance of Johann Sebastian Bach, whose music he helped rediscover.

In addition to his composing and conducting, Mendelssohn found time to direct the Leipzig Conservatory, which became a leading center for musical study.

Although he belonged to the generation of German Romantics, Mendelssohn felt close ties with Classical traditions.

The Human Register

“The Human Register” consists of thirteen laminated wall cards, each 12″ wide x 9″ high.

 This time line covers approximately 6,000 years of history from the Creation up to the current century. It has about 130 captions with over 60 color illustrations that help to pinpoint when key Bible events and important secular events took place. However, the focus is on the scope of human history, rather than on precise chronology.

5th grade with alternate math includes:

Epsilon Math Primer

Now that students have learned basic operations with whole numbers, Epsilon covers these same operations with fractions. Fractions are presented in an intuitive way with visual explanations of equivalent fractions, common denominators, and fractions and numbers larger than 1.

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