4th & 5th Grade

WELCOME to the 4/5 Web Page!

We are excited for new year! 

Here is an overview of what we will be studying this year. 

Overview  of Academic Year 2017/2018

English Language Arts:

Class Books :  Wonder, Maniac Magee, and George vs George for trimester 3

Weekly spelling and word work, monthly book shares, reading to support other areas of the curriculum

Writing: Realistic Fiction, Bringing History to Life, Research reports(Informative Writing), Argumentative Essays

Maths:

Place Value, Decimals, All operations for fluency, Fractions, Measurement, Geometry. 

Moby Math, math games, Calendar Math and more!

Science:

Stars and the Solar System , Waves and Information/Engineering Design, Energy (sound, light, heat)

Social Science:

Native American history in CT, European exploration of CT, First contact between Natives and Europeans,  Colonial period, French and Indian War, American Revolution

Research:

Summer shares, three more projects roughly coinciding with trimesters.

HOTS:

We will work with an artist in residence this fall!  Together, we will plan a unit to integrate our Social Sciences and Native American studies with spoken word and poetry as well as other artistic expression.   More to come!