Even now, says the Lord, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning...for God is slow to anger and rich in kindness. Joel 2:13 Español

Sacred Heart Academy

Grade by Grade » 5th Grade

5th Grade

5th Grade is taught by Mrs. Kathy Lawson.
 
Mrs. Maria Downey teaches Spanish.  Mr. John Fouch teaches Physical Education.  Mrs. Kathy Seter teaches L.E.A.P.  Mr. Bradley Turner teaches Music.

RELIGION
Students will:
• Listen/respond and read/explain Scripture
• Discuss characteristics of holiness found in people in Scripture and today
• Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of the Scriptures by tracing themes
• Write stories, plays, poems about the Scriptures
• Read about the lives of Saints
• Explain symbols of the Sacraments
• Demonstrate knowledge of Assessment of Catechesis in Religious Education
(ACRE) vocabulary
• Relate historical events and persons to the time of Jesus and the early Church
• Participate in frequent prayer experiences using a variety of formats
• Act as a peacemaker in the classroom and on the playground
 
FAMILY LIFE
Students will:
• Analyze how each person is unique, created in the image of God
• Evaluate how each person is created to love and be loved
• Identify the physical traits/talents that come from racial/ethnic background of parents
• Explain all human life in -physical, psychological, spiritual dimensions are good
• Recognize the role of conscience self-control plays in directing appetites/sexual desire
• Demonstrate an understanding of the reproductive systems of the male and female
• Distinguish between HIV disease and AIDS
 
VIRTUS
Students will:
• Participate in Lesson 5: Grooming
• Participate in Lesson 6: No Secrets
• Participate in Lesson 7: Internet Safety
• Participate in Lesson 8: Creating and Following Family Rules
 
MATHEMATICS
Students will:
• Compute with very large and very small numbers, positive integers, decimals,and fractions
• Understand the relationship between decimals, fractions, percents and integers
• Perform calculations and solve problems involving addition, subtraction, and simple division and multiplication of decimals
• Identify, describe, and classify the properties of, and the relationships between, plane and solid geometric figures;
• Display, analyze, compare, and interpret different data sets, including data sets of different sizes
• Understand statistics and probability
 
LANGUAGE ARTS
Students will:
• Increase vocabulary and reading rate with recreational reading and study in all subjects
• Read aloud narrative and expository text fluently and accurately with appropriate pacing, intonation, and expression
• Discuss main ideas and concepts presented in texts
• Read and understand a variety of different genres
• Pursue independent opportunities to develop an appreciation for life-long reading
• Identify and correctly use grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and capitalization skills
• Practice good penmanship/cursive writing
• Identify genres of writing
• Write a variety of clear and coherent paragraphs, essays, letters, poetry, and research reports using the writing process
• Deliver a complete presentation using only notes
• Listen and read to analyze others’ essays and reports
 
SCIENCE
Students will:
• Classify plants and animals by life processes as well as by kingdom
• Learn about the habitats, niches, and population of a ecosystem
• Identify and classify elements on the periodic table and creating compounds
• Understand how energy is classified and how it changes form.
• Understand the movement of water on Earth between the oceans and land through the processes of evaporation and condensation
• Identify the layers of the Earth and what causes changes in the Earth’s surface
• Understand the use of energy from the Sun and the uneven heating of the Earth
• Describe the solar system which consists of planets and other bodies that orbit the Sun in predictable paths
• Investigation and Experimentation processes investigations
• Study atoms and elements, chemical characteristics of matter and compounds
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
Students will:
• Understand the major pre-Columbian settlements
• Trace the routes of the early explorers
• Describe the cooperation and conflict that existed among the American Indians and the new settlers
• Understand the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era.
• Be able to explain the causes and the consequences of the American Revolution
• Describe the people and events associated with the development of the U.S. Constitution
• Trace the colonization, immigration, and settlement patterns of the American people from 1789 to the mid 1800s
• Know the location of the current 50 states and the names of their capitals
• Describe the diversity of the U.S. population
• Identify American shared democratic heritage
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
Students will:
• Understand the major pre-Columbian settlements
• Trace the routes of the early explorers
• Describe the cooperation and conflict that existed among the American Indians and the new settlers
• Understand the political, religious, social, and economic institutions that evolved in the colonial era.
• Explain the causes and the consequences of the American Revolution
• Describe the people and events associated with the development of the U.S. Constitution
• Trace the colonization, immigration, and settlement patterns of the American people from 1789 to the mid 1800s
• Know the location of the current 50 states and the names of their capitals
TECHNOLOGY
Students will:
• Demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems and are proficient in their use
• Use technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions
 
FINE ARTS
Students will:
MUSIC
• Possess basic music literacy
• Appreciate music and be able to evaluate
• Strive to display music performance skills
• Appreciate and participate in the creative process to express emotions and feelings
• Appreciate music of other cultures and periods of history
• Understand the care of instruments and other materials
 
ART
Students will:
• Use the elements of art, especially point, space, and form to make creative products
• Use principles of art to analyze and create product
• Use a variety of art materials creating two and three-dimensional art
• Appreciate the many kinds of art made in America and other cultures
• Identify artists by background and unique traits
 
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Students will:
• Learn motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities;
• Develop a knowledge of movement concepts, principles, and strategies that apply to the learning and performance of physical activities;
• Assess and maintain a level of physical fitness to improve health and performance;
• Develop a knowledge of physical fitness concepts, principles, and strategies to improve health and performance
• Practice good sportsmanship.