Grade 5
Ratio 1 : 15

Language Arts
* Focus on reading a variety of literature
* Novels: fiction, poetry, sci-fi, realistic fiction, tall tales
* Study skills
* Usage of reference materials
* Writing: narrative, descriptive, persuasive, expository, poetry, research
* Self expression and oral presentation

* enVision Math Curriculum
* Number theory, estimation, geometry, fractions, decimals, percents, collecting and working with data, coordinates, graphing, area, and circles

Social Studies
* US history
* European exploration through Reconstruction
* Map skills
* American economy

* Physics introduction
* General chemistry
* Meteorology
* Systems of the body
* Science projects

Technology Lab
* Keyboarding software
* Microsoft: Word, Excel, Power Point
* Internet studies
* Educational software used to enrich entire curriculum

* Learn library skills
* Introduce students to authors, illustrators
* Critical listening encouraged
* Discuss and compare styles

* Speedy Spanish Curriculum
* Exposure and practice with reading, writing, listening, speaking Spanish
* Basic construction
* Gender and tense
* Cultural traditions
* Reinforced with music and games

Bible Study
* Attend Chapel
* Positive Action Bible Curriculum
* Understanding Biblical themes of Old and New Testaments
* Weekly Bible memory verse

* Fine arts based curriculum
* Emphasis on elements and principles of design, art history, art appreciation, art vocabulary
* Individual expression is encouraged through a variety of art media

* Singing skills, notation, music symbols
* Chapel songs
* Music theory
* Composers
* Movement and dancing
* Musical performance
* Musical styles
* Musical instruments

Physical Education
* Promote physical activity, healthy development and lifestyles
* Develop body awareness
* Gain confidence during play
* Follow directions, teamwork