Fifth Grade Curriculum


September – October:

  • The Nature of Science – The scientific method

November - January:

  • Changes in the Surface of the Planet

February - March:

  • Food and Nutrition

April - June:

  • Exploring Ecosystems - PBL Unit 

Social Studies

September - October:

  • To what degree does geography determine culture?
  • Geography and Early societies of the Western Hemisphere

November – December:

  • European Exploration:How do issues of power, wealth, and morality influence exploration and colonization?

January - March:

  • How do key forces and events shape nations? Comparative Case Study of Western Hemisphere Cultures

April – June:

  • How does an interdependent region meet the challenges of modern living? The Western Hemisphere Today