Fifth Grade Summer Page


Today’s Date: 12th July 2024

Daily Assignments will begin on September 3rd for the 2013/2014 school year.

The following is a preview of: Fifth Grade

Grade Level – If you are not on the correct grade level, please contact us.

Help – Read the help section to familiarize yourself with the system

Course Pages – We recommend visiting each of the Course pages. These are located on the right hand side of this page under “My Courses.”

School Supplies – We recommend getting the following

  • Lined paper appropriate for your grade level
  • Pens and pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons and markers (grades K-6)
  • Paint supplies such as watercolors, acrylics, brushes, small canvases
  • Drawing Paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Protractor (grades 7-12)
  • Construction Paper
  • Printer paper

Software – For grades 3 and up, we recommend the following types of

  • Word processor such as Microsoft Word
  • Slide Presentation software such as Power Point
  • Email account, network, or online storage/file system for sharing work between student and parent/teacher
  • A drawing program such as Photoshop, Corel Draw, GIMP, or FireAlpaca

This Years Curriculum
Palomar K12 curriculum for Fifth Graders is a packed day of reading, writing, thinking, and strategizing. Below is an outline of the curriculum.

Reading/Literature 5

  • Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says
  • Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters respond to challenges, summarize the text
  • Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a text, drawing on specific details
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text
  • Explain how a series of chapters or scenes fit together to provide the overall structure of a text
  • Describe how a narrator’s point of view influences how events are described
  • Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning or tone
  • Compare and contrast stories in the same genre
  • By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature for grade level
  • Explain the relationships between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts
  • Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting the similarities and differences in point of view
  • Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources to locate an answer to a question quickly or solve a problem
  • Integrate information from several forms of texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject
  • By end of year, comprehend informational texts, including history, science, and technical texts for grade level
  • Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
  • Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension

Language Arts 5

  • Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons
  • Write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly
  • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using details and clear event sequences
  • Produce clear and coherent writing appropriate to tasks, purpose, and audience
  • Strengthen writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach
  • Conduct short research projects that use several sources
  • Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis and research
  • Write routinely over extended time frames
  • Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions
  • Summarize a written text read aloud or presented in diverse media
  • Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically
  • Include multimedia components in presentations
  • Grade level spelling and frequency words

Math 5

  • Operations and Algebraic Thinking
  • Write and interpret numerical expressions
  • Analyze patters and relationships
  • Understand the place value systems
  • Operations with multi-digit whole numbers and from decimals to hundredths
  • Use equivalent fractions to add and subtract fractions
  • Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions
  • Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system
  • Represent and interpret data
  • Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to addition
  • Graph points on a plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems
  • Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties

History/Social Studies 5

  • Study of the nation up to 1850 with an emphasis on people who are already here
  • The colonial government, and the power of the people
  • Early exploration of the Americas
  • Cooperation and conflict among the American Indians an early settlers
  • Political, religious, social, and economic institutions of the colonial era
  • Causes, course, and consequences of the American Revolution
  • People and events associated with the development of the Constitution
  • Colonization, immigration, and settlement of the American people from 1789 to mid-1800s with emphasis on the role of economic incentives, physical and political geography, and transportation systems
  • Student should know the current 50 states and names of their capitals

Science 5

  • Types of matter in the world
  • Plant and animal anatomy structures for respiration, digestion, waste disposal, and transport of materials
  • Movement of water between oceans and land, evaporation, and condensation
  • Energy from the Sun and how it effects and heats the earth
  • Solar system planets and their bodies that orbit the Sun
  • Investigations and experimentations

Visual and Performing Arts 5

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theater

Physical Education 5

  • Calisthenics