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Fifth Grade

Fifth Grade is a busy and exciting final year of elementary school.  
 
Fifth Grade Highlights
  • Opportunity to join the school band
  • Basketball - girls and boys' teams
  • Student Council - planning events that contribute to school spirit
  • Steel Drums - students take steel drum lessons at the Pan Yard and perform at a school event
  • Sunny Brae Middle School visit - student visit to prepare for the transition to middle school
  • Redwood Environmental Education Fair (REEF) - students participate in the annual environmental fair at College of the Redwoods
  • Pool Party - celebration at the end of the school year
  • Send-Off Celebration - ceremony for families to send the 5th grade students off to middle school
 
Fifth Grade Curriculum
  • Language Arts: Fountas and Pinnell Classroom
  • Social StudiesImpact by McGraw-Hill
  • Science: 
  • Math: Engage NY
  • Technology: weekly computer class and 1:1 Chromebooks in the classroom
  • Health: focusing on puberty and preparing for middle school 
  • Art: Watercolor painting; colored-pencil drawing; pastels
  • Drama
  • Music: Once a week instruction; extra curricular opportunity for band and choir
  • Dance: Once a week with a variety of dance forms explored
  • Movement: Two recesses each day; physical education