Literature- Students will read and analyze two to three novels this year. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Sarah, Plain, and Tall. In addition, we will read short stories, novel excerpts, and poetry. Grammar, Spelling, and Writing- Usage and Mechanics with an emphasis on developing paragraphs and short essays.
Scientific Investigation, Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth Science.
Problem solving strategies, Math vocabulary, Estimation, Graphing, Geometry, Fractions, Pre-algebra, Computation.
Native Americans in North America- Students will be introduced to the various tribes and their culture in North America. American History and Geography- From the Early Explorers to the Civil War. California History- Students will learn the history and geography of our great state.
Keyboarding skills, Microsoft Word and Power point, Internet Research.
Biographies of famous people, positive virtues, and what it means to be a person of integrity and a responsible and respectful person.