Curriculum

Literacy

Unit Themes
  • Risks and Consequences
  • Nature's Delicate Balance
  • A Changing America
  • Science Fair
  • America on the Move
  • Dollars and Sense

Math
  • Place Value
  • Graphing
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Problem Solving Strategies

Workshop
  • Minilessons on reading strategies and skills such as Visualizing, Making Connections, Summarizing, Asking Questions, Clarifying Unknown Words, Making Strategy Tracks in text, Drawing Conclusions
  • Students read books of their choice while teacher conferences with individuals about their books.

Science
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Animal Adaptations and Classifications
  • Magnets and Electricity
  • Nutrition

Social Studies
  • North Carolina History and Current Events
  • Economic Principles

Writing
  • Writing Process for Personal and Imaginative Narratives
  • Poetry
  • Letter Writing
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Informational Writing