Math: This year we will be using the state developed math modules for 5th grade. They were developed by the state and line up with Common Core Standards. They are available to the public at engageny.org should you be interested in reviewing them.
Reading: This will be the second year that we will be using the state developed ELA modules. They, too, are available on engageny.org for all who are interested in reviewing them.
Writing: Students will be writing more non-fiction pieces this year, for example, research essays, compare/contrast essays, persuasive essays, and personal narratives.
Science: Our science curriculum includes the study of living things.
Social Studies: The 5th grade curriculum includes the study of the Western Hemisphere.
Homework: Students will be responsible for keeping a HOMEWORK LOG this year. It will be handed in every Friday and must reflect the homework that was completed from Monday - Thursday. Please keep in mind that homework can take on many forms and doesn't always have a written component.