5th Grade

Content Overview

Below are the major units of study in English Language Arts (ELA), Math, Social Studies, and Science. 

English Language Arts

Reading Units

  • Westward Expansion
  • Civil War
  • Reconstruction
  • Civil Rights Movement

Writing Units

  • Personal and Persuasive Essays
  • Narrative Craft
  • Memoir
  • Researched-based Argument Essay
  • Poetry

Math

  • Place Value and Decimal Fractions
  • Multi-digit Whole Number and Decimal Operations
  • Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
  • Multiplication and Division of Frations
  • Addition and Multiplication with Area and Volume
  • Problem Solving with Coordinate Planes

Social Studies

  • Westward Expansion
  • Civil War
  • Reconstruction
  • Civil Rights Movement

Reading and Social Studies are taught together in 5th grade Humanities.

Science

  • Earth and Space Science: Observing the Sky
  • Physical Science: Interactions with Matter
  • Life Science: Flow in an Ecosystem
  • Earth Science: Human Impact on the Earth’s Systems

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Contact Information

Samantha Meyer

Samantha Meyer

STEM Teacher

samantha.meyer@k12.dc.gov

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