Fifth grade is an important year as students prepare to make the
transition to middle school. Study skills and organizational habits are
a focus as we learn to transition to various classes.
the Core Curriculum Georgia Performance Standards are used to plan
instruction. The following is a brief description of our planned
read from a variety of materials with a focus on theme, plot,
characters, settings, word meanings, point of view, main idea,
comprehension, spelling, grammar, writing, and reading fluency.
study a variety of topics that fall under Earth, Physical, and Life
Science. Students take part in experiments and activities that cover
subjects located in the Core Curriculum Standards.
Studies: Throughout the school year students will learn information
processing and map skills. Students will identify important people,
places, events, movements, and issues related to United States history
since the Civil War.
Multiplication and Division
Estimation and Computation
Fractions, Decimals and Percents
Exponents and Negative Numbers
Area, Volume, and Capacity
Algebraic Concepts and Skills
Students take part in 4-H and the CHAMPS Program. Students may
participate on the morning news broadcast, Safety Patrol, Student
Council, Stock Market Club, and the Running Club. Some of these take
place during regular school hours while others meet after school.