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5th Grade Overview
Language Arts
Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Grammar

Book/Literature Reading: selected classics and reading level appropriate books and periodicals. Knowledge of Literary Authors,

Study of Literature & Poetry,

Stanford EPGY Elementary Composition

D'Nealian Cursive.

Some of the resources we used

Steck-Vaughn Trails & Dales Rev (Reading Comprehension (Steck-Vaughn)) Series Level F

Steck-Vaughn Critical Thinking: Reading, Thinking, and Reasoning Skills (Level B)s, we used: Level E
Language Exercises: Level D (Cr Lang Exercise 2004) we used: Level F

Steck Vaughn Language Skill Book: Capitalization And Punctuation (Language Skill Books)

Steck Vaughn Language Skill Books: Nouns Verbs And Sentences (Language Skill Books)

Steck-Vaughn Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, and Paragraphs (Language Skill Books)

What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of A Good Fourth-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge Series) by E.D. Hirsch

What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition (The Core Knowledge Series)- E.D. Hirsch

What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition: Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series) - E.D. Hirsch

Spelling Linking Words to Meaning L5 (Spelling - Softcover) Level 5

Steck-Vaughn Vocabulary Connections: Level F (Vocabulary Connections)

Literature Reading (Abbreviated Booklist)
Total number on booklist: 25

Uncle Tom's Cabin (Wordsworth Classics) - Harriet Beecher Stowe
To Be a Slave (Point (Scholastic Inc.)) - Julius Lester
The Red Badge of Courage (Enriched Classics) - by Stephen Crane
Bull Run by - by Paul Fleischman
The Odyssey - by Homer
Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (scholastic Classics) (Scholastic Classics) - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Hamlet (Folger Shakespeare Library) - by William Shakespeare
The Secret Garden (The Illus Children's Library) - Frances Hodgson Burnette
The Sign of the Beaver - Elizabeth George Speares
Caddie Woodlawn - Carol Ryrie Brink
Night Journies - by Avi
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Whole Story) - Robert Lewis Stevenson
Sing Down the Moon - by Scott ODell
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain Library) - by Mark Twain
Black Beauty (The Illus Children's Library) - Anna Sewell
The Giver by Lois Lowry

Geography, World Culture, US History
US Geography, Canadian Geography , South American Geography, European Geography

Late Middle Ages, European Renaissance

Incas

US Constitution and the Bill of Rights

The Civil War, State History.

World History Series - The Late Middle Ages (World History) by James A. Corrick

A History of US: Book 4: The New Nation (1789-1850) (History of U.S., Book 4) by Joy Hakim

What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of A Good Fourth-Grade Education (The Core Knowledge Series)
by E.D. Hirsch,

Jefferson the Man: In His Own Words

A History of US: Book 11: Sourcebook and Index (History of Us)
by Joy Hakim

A History of US: Book 5: Liberty for All? 1820-1860 (History of Us) by Joy Hakim
A History of US: Vol 6, War, Terrible War (A History of Us)
by Joy Hakim,


Matthew Brady's Illustrated History of the Civil War with 737 Brady Photographs
by Benson J. Lossing

What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition: Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series)
BY E.D. Hirsch

Great Speeches (Dover Thrift Editions)

Science & Technology
Taxonomy, Cell Structure.

Genetics, Reproduction in animals, Human body systems, Human Reproduction,

Mechanical Concepts Electronics & Robotics, Engineering Concepts,

What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition: Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series) - E.D. Hirsch   

Genetics (Teach Yourself 101 Key Ideas)

Janice Vancleave's A+ Projects in Biology by Joyce VanCleave

Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth by Lynn Margulis, Karlene V. Schwartz

“Invent America”

Mathematics Stanford EPGY Mathematics EPGY 5th/6th grade Mathematics
Art/Art History

The Renaissance and The Renaissance Masters, Flemish Painters & Moorish Architecture, Baroque Period.

Art : Printmaking, Sculpture, Oil Painting
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Music: Contemporary

Great paintings of the western world by Allison Gallup

Michelangelo (XL Series)

Foreign Language Spanish, French

KidSpeak Spanish

KidSpeak French

Physical Education Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts, Snow Skiing, Soccer  

 


 

 


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