Fifth Grade


RCL Benziger, Blest Are We
RCL Benzinger, Family Lifes

  • Lives and actions of Saints
  • Sacraments of Healing
  • Sacraments of Service
  • Liturgical Year
  • Scripture readings
  • Church traditions for the seasons
  • The Rosary
  • Prayers
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Service Learning Projects


  • Five stages of plot in fiction: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
  • Written and oral book reports
  • Character development
  • Differences between genres: biographies, fiction, science fiction, nonfiction and historical fiction
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension skills
  • Six Traits of Writing
  • Writing process
  • Generate flow between sentences and paragraphs
  • Writing format: introduction, body, and conclusion Switch styles as appropriate for the audience or subject matter
  • Writing workshops
  • Research and writing process


Studies Weekly, Science Weekly

  • Washington State Standards 
  • Scientific Method
  • Basic experiements
  • Physical science and life science
  • Models: solar system, earth science, chemistry, etc.
  • Weather patterns, the earth, and caring for our planet.


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, GO! Math
IXL Learning, IXL Online

  • Computation: fractions, decimals, mixed numbers, and powers
  • Interpret percentages
  • Organize statistical information
  • Estimate probability
  • Geometry
  • Compare measurment to the metric system
  • Compute the volume and area of objects
  • Catholic Identity integration

Social Studies

Scholastic, Scholastic News
Studies Weekly, Social Studies

  • Chronology of historical events
  • Map reading
  • Historical fiction
  • Primary sources
  • Make arguments and think logically
  • Defend political opinions
  • Political cartoons


  • Create, perform, and respond to music 
  • Individual and ensemble vocal and instrumental performances
  • Experience, explor and discover music
  • Types and styles of music
  • Cultural and historical pieces
  • Musical skills and techniques
  • Elements of music

Physical Education & Health

Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, Dynamic Physical Education

  • Washington Standards for Health and Fitness
  • Motor skills
  • Sportsmanship
  • Equipment
  • Games and sports
  • Fitness activities
  • Nutrition
  • Body systems
  • Health risks


  • Art history
  • Artists
  • Art styles


Calico Spanish Level Two, version 2.0

  • Units: routine, family, food, community, celebrations and traditions, seasons and weather
  • Read 
  • Sing 
  • Converse


  • Washington State Standards
  • IXL Online
  • Computer basics and application
  • Digital communication tools
  • Graphics 
  • Integrated lessons 
  • Digital citizenship
  • Technology systems and operations