Manheim Christian Day School

Educating Minds. Nurturing Hearts.

Fifth Grade

Curriculum
  1.  Reading – Reading Street 2008 Pearson Education, Inc.
    1. Includes: spelling, vocabulary, comprehension, language, and writing
    2. Individualized reading groups, book clubs, and excite reading
    3. Book-It Reading Incentive Program
  2. Math – My Math 2014 McGraw Hill Companies, Inc.
    1. Emphasis on fractions and decimals
    2. Math fact mastery, daily concept review, problem solving
    3. 24 Competition
  3. Science –Interactive Science, Pearson Education, Inc. 2012
    1. Emphasis on life, earth and physical sciences
    2. Experimentation and scientific process focussed learning
  4. Social Studies –Building A Nation, Scott Foresman, Pearson Education, Inc.  2005
    1. Emphasis on USA geography and history through the Revolutionary War
    2. ABC State research project
    3. States and capital memorization
2000px-GullBraceLeft.svgSpecial Projects and Events2000px-GullBraceLeft.svg
  1. Mini Museum set up and display
  2. History Fair
  3. Intermediate club period
  4. Poetry Project

 

2000px-GullBraceLeft.svgTypical Field Trips2000px-GullBraceLeft.svg
  1. Camp Hebron – Cooperative games, Hiking, Campfire Cooking
  2. Gettysburg National Military Park and Visitors Center – Museum, Movie, Cemetary Ridge Trail Hike
  3. Susan Byrnes Center for Health
  4. Lancaster Symphony Orchestra