Yearly Overviews

Grade 5
Academic Year 2019/2020

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Conor Booth


Term 1


Week Objective Keywords
1 Introductions, classroom rules


“No Expectations”

  • Words with long vowels
  • Complete sentences
  • Declarative sentences
  • Interrogative sentences


Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 1 + 2

coaxed, expectations, fringes, hesitating, humiliation, sincere, beastly, lurking, rage, measure.
2 “Cathy Freeman”

  • Exclamatory sentences
  • Interjections
  • Voice



Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 3 + 4

mortified, reigned, conceited, designated, smirk, exhilarated, murky, tattered, glum, speech, shadow
3 “Walt Helps Out”

  • Character Motives
  • Sentence Parts: Predicates
  • Variant Vowels
  • Word Choice
  • Complete and Simple Subjects



Fantastic Mr. Fox -Chapter 5 +6

desperately, sneered, indignantly, urgently, grudgingly annoying, browse, ointment, deafening, keen.
4 “When Susan B. Anthony Voted”

  • Complete and Simple Predicates
  • Complete Subjects and Simple Predicates
  • Words with Inflections





Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 7 +8

eccentric, infuriated, disheartened, impassable, relented, faze, crusaded, oath, smiling, hurrying
5 “Twin Talent”

  • Using complete sentences
  • Variant Vowels
  • Subjects and Predicates



Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 9 +10

Undefeated, courage, stricken, dramatic, restrain, protest, feverishly, overcome, flop, spectacular.


6 “Ray and Joan”

  • Consonant -le words
  • Compound Subjects and Predicates
  • Ideas
  • Ending syllables


Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 11 + 12

wistful, grateful, grim, raspy, swarmed, revelers, irresistible,

spluttered, chaos, furiously.

7 “Owen’s Big Show”

  • Simple and Compound Sentences
  • Compound Subjects and Predicates
  • Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices
  • Prepositions


Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 13+ 14.

excellent, message, summary, fret, assured, nudged, outlandish, proclaimed, gaped, overwhelmed, prowled.
8 “Tea Time in Boston”

  • Text Structure
  • Prepositional Phrase Punctuation
  • Organization
  • Phrases and Clauses



Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 15 +16

crucial, crisis, maneuvered, perseverance, encountered, persuading, appealed, destiny, crouching, shrieked
9 “The Tile Floor”

  • Dependent and Independent Clauses
  • Complex Sentences
  • Syllable Strategy



Fantastic Mr. Fox – Chapter 17+ 18

gesture, scholars, specialized, envisioned, proportion, resisted, ravenous, succulent, merchandise, technique.
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 “Hurricane Turkey”

  • Compound Subjects, Predicates and Sentences
  • Medial Consonants
  • Syllable Patterns
  • Common Nouns
bundle, vehicle, struggle, hurtle, triple, hurricane, golden, journey, hospital, excellent,
13 “My Home is Shipshape”

  • Proper Nouns
  • Abbreviations for proper nouns
  • Sentences Fluency
  • Singular and Plural Nouns
enemy, balance, basis, closet, decent, define, eleven, fanatic, honest, humor
14 “Rock Hounds on the Sound”

  • Prefixes
  • Plural forms of Singular Nouns ending in -y
  • Irregular Plural Nouns
  • Singular Possessive Nouns
reenter, refried, reconsider, repaint, reform, replay, retake, remake, reclaim, replant,
15 “Salty on the High Seas”

  • Plural Possessive Nouns
  • Irregular Plural Possessives
  • Conventions
development, dispensable, capable, digestible, divisible, irresistible, admissible, appointment, argument, apartment,
16 “Water on Our Planet”

  • Pronouns and Antecedents
  • Types of Nouns
  • Expository Form
barrel, cannon, capitol, civil, clever, discover, frozen, general, hidden, inventor,
17 “Grandma’s Tale”

  • Possessive Nouns
  • Common, Proper and Singular Nouns
  • Fluency Practice
  • Subject Pronouns
enemy, fanatic, honest, ocean, slogan, reclaim, reconsider, uninformed, unwise, nonexistent,
18 “Teamwork”

  • Subject and Object Pronouns
  • Literary Patterns and Symbols
  • Voice


inactive, inaccurate, irregular, irrelevant, ineffective, imbalance, immature, impatient, imperfect, impossible
19 Review
20 Finals



Term 2


21 “Rained Out at Gran’s”

  • Possessive Pronouns
  • Reflexive Pronouns
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Adjectives and Articles
accountant, applicant, attendant, defiant, volunteer, expectant, hesitant, quadrant, resistant, servant,
22 “Dennis the Chicken Man”

  • Comparing with Adjectives
  • Comparing with good and bad
  • Homophones
  • Verbs
courteous, hazardous, humorous, monstrous, porous, curious, furious, glorious, delirious, ridiculous
23 “Stick with Us”

  • Main Verbs and Verb Phrases
  • Helping Verbs
  • Making Inferences
steal, steel, waste, waist, weak, week, base, bass, pain, pane
24 “Design Lab Field Trip”

  • Main ideas and Details
  • Comparative Adjectives, Main Verbs and Helping Verbs
  • Action Verbs
irreplaceable, immature, indefinite, illiterate, independent, applicant, accountant, insistent, pioneer, technician
25 “Can You Hear the Frogs”

  • Linking Verbs
  • Action Verbs
  • Creating longer Sentences
  • Present-Tense Verbs
incompetent, uphold, inconsiderate, indecisive, outrank, inhumane, inorganic, income, invertebrate, outgoing,
26 “Elm Street Speaks!”

  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Easily Confused Verbs
  • Sentence Fluency
  • Past-Tense Verbs
acceleration, accumulation, activation, alteration, authorization, calculation, cancellation, dedication, organization, demolition,
27 Review
28 Midterms
29 “The Quiet Neighbor”

  • Literary Devices
  • Future-Tense Verbs
  • Verbs: Simple Tenses
assign, autumn, column, crumb, debris, delight, design, glisten, hasten, knead,
30 Christmas Holiday
31 “Carmine’s Backyard”

  • Present-Perfect Tense
  • Past-Perfect Tense
  • Future-Perfect Tense
  • Drawing Conclusions
addresses, armies, calves, countries, leaves, buses, videos, echoes, shelves, studio,
32 “Kid Power!”

  • Subject/Verb Agreement
  • Unusual Plurals
  • Literary Patterns and Symbols
  • Drawing Conclusions
indecisive, outpatient, downgrade, uptight, acceleration, demolition, pension, champion, authorization, cancellation,
33 Scout Camp
34 “Charles Lindbergh, the Lone Eagle”

  • Irregular Verbs
  • Principle Parts of Verbs
  • Make Judgments
  • Contractions with Pronouns
unsuccessful, undoubtedly, impossibly, disloyalty, deactivation, unlikeable, replacement, unsafely, uncollectible, dishonestly,
35 “To the Arctic with Matthew”

  • Possessive Pronouns and Contractions
  • Contractions with Not
  • Literary Devices
  • Adverbs
astronomy, disaster, asterisk, astronaut, asteroid, chronic, chronicle, chronology, chronological, synchronize,
36 “Life in Space”

  • Comparing with Adverbs
  • Avoiding Double Negatives
  • Conventions
  • Borrowed Words
tractor, distract, traction, contract, attract, subtract, erupt, bankrupt, interrupt, abrupt,
37 “To the South Pacific”

  • Punctuating Titles
  • Quotation Marks in Dialogue
  • Fluency Practice
banana, chimpanzee, yogurt, almanac, syrup, cousin, stomach, language, foyer, acronym
38 “Exploring Caves”

  • Irregular Verbs and Contractions
  • Adverbs, Punctuation and Capitalization
  • Summarize and Paraphrase
impossibly, deactivation, immeasurable, unbreakable, reappearance, asteroid, chronology, cyclone, hydrate, optical,
39 Review
40 Finals



Carl Nicholls


Term 1


Week Objective Keywords
1 What Is Science?

·         Describe the relationship between evidence and opinion in scientific explanations.

Investigation, observe, compare, science, evidence, conclusion, opinion, inference, order, classify.
2 How Do Scientists Learn About the Natural World?

·         Describe how scientific knowledge differs from information gathered in other ways.

Meteorologist, forecast, data, weather pattern, knowledge, prediction, procedure, analysis.
3 What Are Some Types of Investigations?

·         Explain that there are many methods to investigate phenomena, and compare various forms of investigations.

Scientific methods, experiment, variable, control, repeated observation, model, graph.
4 How Do You Perform a Controlled Experiment?

·         Record data from repeated trials

Controlled experiment, trial.
5 What Are Some Science Tools?

·         Demonstrate proper and safe use of science tools

Microscopic, balance, spring scale, accurate.
6 What Are Cells?

·         Describe how the cells are the basic unit of structure and function in living things.

Cell, organism, cell membrane, nucleus, chromosome, gene, DNA, characteristics, mitosis, meiosis, inherited trait, dominant trait, recessive trait.
7 How Do Cells Work Together?

·         Describe the relationship between organs, organ systems, and organisms.

Tissue, organ, organ system, brain.
8 How Do Our Bodies Move, Breathe, and Circulate Blood?

·         Describe the structures of the skeletal system and their functions.



Bones, skeletal system, muscle, muscular system, involuntary, voluntary, lung, respiratory system, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, heart, circulatory system, arteries, veins, capillaries.
9 How Do Our Bodies Digest Food, Remove Wastes, and Send Messages?

·         Sequence the path of digestion in humans, and know the function of each organ involved with the process.

Digestive system, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, excretory system, kidney, bladder, endocrine system, gland, pituitary gland, adrenal gland, hormones.
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 How Are Living Things Grouped?

·         Understand that all living things are grouped into various categories.


Classification, dichotomous key, domain, genus, species, vertebrate, invertebrate, fungi, Protista, bacteria, archaea.
13 How Do Animals Grow and Reproduce?

·         Learn how organisms are both similar and different.

Fish, amphibian, reptile, mammal, bird, mollusk, echinoderm, arthropod, crustacean, communication, life cycle, complete metamorphosis, incomplete metamorphosis.
14 What Are Physical and Behavioural Adaptations?

·         Learn how animals have adapted in order to survive.

Adaptation, physical adaptation, camouflage, mimicry, behavioural adaptation, instincts, migration, hibernation, social behaviour.
15 What Is an Ecosystem?

·         Know what an ecosystem is.

Environment, ecosystem, biotic, abiotic, population, community, competition, limiting factors, habitat, niche, diversity.
16 How Do Environmental Changes Affect Organisms?

·         Understand how environments change over time.

Climate change, mudslide, drought, succession, primary succession, secondary succession, red tide, native species, invasive species pollution, conservation, extinction.
17 What Are Roles of Organisms in Ecosystems?

·         Learn how organisms are play a part in ecosystems.

Photosynthesis, chlorophyll, producers, consumers, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, scavenger, decomposer.
18 How Does Energy Move Through Ecosystems?

·         Understand the relation between organisms in food chains and food webs.

Food chain, food web, energy pyramid.
19 Review
20 Finals



Term 2


21 How Do Movements of the Crust Change Earth?

·         Learn that the Earth’s surface is covered with plates and what happens when they move.

Crust, mantle, core, plates, plate tectonics, boundary, rift, fault, earthquake, focus, epicentre, tremor, seismograph, volcano, magma, lava.
22 What Are Fossils?

·         Understand how fossils and fossil fuels are formed.

Fossil, cast, mould, coal, sediment, fossil fuel, paleontologist, living fossil.
23 What Was Ancient Earth Like?

·         Relate what fossils tell us about Earth’s history.

Relative age, fossil records, geologic time scale, index fossils, Pangaea, continent, continental drift, mass extinction.
24 What Are the Oceans Like?

·         Recognise how water differs in different parts of the ocean.

Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Arctic oceans, salinity, water pressure, submersible, continental shelf, continental slope, abyssal plain, coral reef, lagoon, atoll.
25 How Does Ocean Water Move?

·         Understand about waves, currents and tides.

Wave, storm surge, current, rip current, El Nino, tide, gravity, high tide, low tide, shore, jetty, erosion.
26 What Are Some Ocean Ecosystems?

·         Recognise different ocean ecosystems.

Intertidal zone, tide pool, near-shore zone, polyp, open ocean, hydrothermal vent plankton, phytoplankton, zooplankton, plankton bloom.
27 Review
28 Midterms
29 What Object Are Part of the Solar System?

·         Learn what objects can be found in the solar system.

Planet, moon, solar system, axis, orbit, Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, dwarf planet, asteroid, meteoroid, meteor, meteorite.
30 What Are Stars and Galaxies?

·         Learn about stars and galaxies.

Astronomy, astronomer, stars, the sun, universe, galaxy, Milky Way, spiral galaxy, barred spiral galaxy, irregular galaxy, elliptical galaxy, collide.
31 Christmas Holiday
32 What Are Solids, Liquids, and Gases?

·         Describe some physical properties of matter

Matter, volume, physical property, mass, odour, texture, temperature, density, particle, liquid, solid, gas, energy, condense, freeze, melt, evaporate, boil, flow, compress.
33 Scout Camp
34 What Are Mixtures and Solutions?

·         Understand what mixtures and solutions are and how to separate them.

Mixture, composition, solution, dissolve, sieve, filter, magnet.
35 What Is Sound?

·         Recognise that sound travels in waves.

Sound, wave, vibration, compression wave, pitch, frequency, volume, decibel, crest, trough, wavelength, amplitude, speed of sound, insulation, amplification, sound engineer.
36 What Is Light?

·         Explain what light is and how it travels.

Light, vacuum, transverse wave, electromagnetic spectrum, radio wave, infrared wave, microwave, visible light, ultraviolet, x rays, beam, laser, hologram.
37 What Are Some Properties of Light?

·         Identify some common properties of light.

Opaque, transparent, translucent, absorb, reflect, reflection, angle, refraction, prism, diffraction, lens, convex lens, concave lens.
38 What Are Forces?

·         Identify some common forces.

Force, motion, Newton, friction, balanced forces, unbalanced forces, velocity, accelerate.
39 Review
40 Finals



Instructor: Nicholas Hansen

Textbook: Go Math!

Houghton Mifflin

Harcourt Publishing Company

Term 1


Week Objective Keywords
1 Introductions and Review of Multiplication Tables

–          Class Rules and Structure

–          Review of Multiplication Tables

2 Ch.1 Place Value, Multiplication, and Expressions

–       Place Value and Patterns

–       Place Value of Whole Numbers

–       Properties

–       Powers of 10 and Exponents

Place value, period, distributive property, factor, product, base, exponent
3 Ch.1 Place Value, Multiplication, and Expressions (continued)

–       Multiplication Patterns

–       Multiply by 1-Digit Numbers

–       Multiply by Multi-Digit Numbers

–       Relate Multiplication to Division

–       Multiplication and Division

Factor, product
4 Ch.1 Place Value, Multiplication, and Expressions (continued)

–       Numerical Expressions

–       Evaluate Numerical Expressions

–       Grouping Symbols

–       Test Chapter 1

Inverse operations, quotient


Numerical expression, evaluate, order of operations

5 Ch. 2   Divide Whole Numbers

–       Place the First Digit

–       Divide by 1-Digit Divisors

Dividend, divisor, quotient, remainder, inverse operation
6 Ch. 2   Divide Whole Numbers (continued)

–       Division with 2-Digit Divisors

–       Partial Quotients

–       Estimate with 2-Digit Divisors

–       Divide by 2-Digit Divisors

Partial quotient



Ch. 2   Divide Whole Numbers (continued)

–       Interpret the Remainder

–       Adjust Quotients

–       Divisions

–       Chapter 2 Test

Compatible number, estimate, Remainder, diagram
8 Ch. 3   Add and Subtract Decimals

–       Thousandths

–       Place Value of Decimals

–       Compare and Order Decimals

–       Round Decimals

–       Decimal Addition and Subtraction

Thousandth, hundredth, tenth, place value, round
9 Ch. 3   Add and Subtract Decimals (continued)

–       Estimate Decimal Sums and Differences

–       Add Decimals

–       Subtract Decimals

–       Patterns with Decimals

–       Add and Subtract Money

–       Test Chapter 3

Benchmark, sequence, term
10 Review
11 Midterms – Through Chapter 3
12 Ch. 4   Multiply Decimals

–       Multiplication Patterns with Decimals

–       Multiply Decimals and Whole Numbers

Decimal, hundredth, ones, pattern, expanded form
13 Ch. 4   Multiply Decimals (continued)

–       Multiplication with Decimals and Whole Numbers

–       Multiply Using Expanded Form

–       Multiply Money

Expanded Form
14 Ch. 4   Multiply Decimals (continued)

–       Decimal Multiplication

–       Multiply Decimals

–       Zeros in the Product

15 Ch. 5   Divide Decimals

–       Division Patterns with Decimals

–       Divide Decimals by Whole Numbers

–       Estimate Quotients

–       Division of Decimals by Whole Numbers

Decimal points, hundredth, tenth, compatible number
16 Ch. 5   Divide Decimals (continued)

–       Decimal Division

–       Divide Decimals

Model division
17 Ch. 5   Divide Decimals (continued)

–       Write Zeros in the Dividend

–       Decimal Operations

Equivalent fraction, remainder
18 Introduction to Adding and Subtracting Fractions

–          Rules for Adding and Subtracting Fractions

19 Review
20 Finals – Through Chapter 5



Term 2


21 Ch. 6   Add and Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators

–       Addition with Unlike Denominators

–       Subtraction with Unlike Denominators

–       Estimate Fraction Sums and Differences

–       Common Denominators and Equivalent Fractions

–       Add and Subtract Fractions

Sum, difference, benchmark



Ch. 6   Add and Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators (continued)

–       Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers

–       Subtraction with Renaming

–       Patterns with Fractions

–       Practice Addition and Subtraction

–       Use Properties of Addition

Property of addition
23 Ch. 7   Multiply Fractions

–       Find Part of a Group

–       Multiply Fractions and Whole Numbers

–       Fraction and Whole Number Multiplication

–       Multiply Fractions

Denominator, numerator, product
24 Ch. 7   Multiply Fractions (continued)

–       Compare Fraction Factors and Products

–       Fraction Multiplication

–       Area and Mixed Numbers

–       Compare Mixed Number Factors and Products

–       Multiply Mixed Numbers

Equivalent fraction

Simplest form

25 Ch. 8   Divide Fractions

–          Divide Fractions and Whole Numbers

–          Use Multiplication

–          Connect Fraction to Division

Dividend, fraction, quotient, whole number
26 Ch. 8   Divide Fractions (continued)

–       Fraction and Whole-Number Division

–       Interpret Division with Fractions

27 Review
28 Midterms – Through Chapter 8
29 Christmas Prep Week
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Ch. 9   Algebra: Patterns and Graphing

–       Line Plots

–       Ordered Pairs

–       Graph Data

Data, line plot, ordered pair, origin, x-axis, x-coordinate, y-axis, y-coordinate, interval, scale
32 Ch. 9   Algebra: Patterns and Graphing (continued)

–       Line Graphs

–       Numerical Pattern

–       Find a Rule

–       Graph and Analyze Relationships

33 Ch. 10 Convert Units of Measure

–       Customary Length

–       Customary Capacity

–       Weight

Foot, inch, mile, yard, capacity, fluid ounce, gallon, pint, quart, pound, ton,
34 Ch. 10 Convert Units of Measure (Continued)

–       Multistep Measurement Problems

–       Metric Measures

–       Customary and Metric Conversions

–       Elapsed Time

decameter, centimeter, decimeter, gram, kilogram, kilometer, liter, mass, meter, milligram, millimeter
35 Ch. 11 Geometry and Volume

–       Polygons

–       Triangles

–       Quadrilaterals

Congruent, heptagon, nonagon, polygon, regular polygon, decagon, hexagon, octagon, pentagon, quadrilateral
36 Ch. 11 Geometry and Volume (continued)

–          Three- Dimensional Figures

–          Unit Cubes and Solids Figures

–       Understanding Volume

–       Estimate Volume

Unit cube, cubic unit, volume
37 Ch. 11 Geometry and Volume

–       Volume of Rectangular Prisms

–       Apply Volume Formulas

–       Compare Volumes

–       Find Volume of Composed Figures

Congruent, heptagon, nonagon, polygon, regular polygon, decagon, hexagon, octagon, pentagon, quadrilateral
38 What is an integer?

–          How to add and subtract integers

–          Negative numbers

39 Review
40 Finals Through Chapter 11


Social Studies


Term 1


Week Objective Keywords
1 What is Social Studies? Democracy, Rights, Citizen.
2 A good citizen Honesty, responsibility, fairness
3 Social Life Status, Role, Right, Duty
4 Human Rights Freedom, Equality
5 Children’s Rights Abuse, Maturity
6 Child Abuse and Protection Protected, Developed, Educated
7 Local Administration Organization implement,
8 Structure and Duties of Local Administration Structure, duties, municipality, governor.
9 Roles of Local Administrators Chief executive, mayor, district.
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Public Services Services, administration
13 Thai Culture Anthem, ceremony, spiritual
14 Local Wisdom Beliefs, customs.
15 Irish Culture People, population, heritage
16 Chinese Culture History, landscape
17 Project
18 Project
19 Review
20 Finals

Social Studies


Term 2


21 What is Economics? Production factors, land, labour, capital, entrepreneur
22 Goods and Services Raw material, skilled labour, competition
23 Factors of Production Demand, supply,
24 Factors that influence the production of goods and services Resources, manpower, intelligence.
25 Consumer Behaviour Price, quality, customs
26 Technology in Production Agriculture, industry, development
27 Review
28 Midterms
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Bank Enterprise, agreement, commercial
32 Credit and Loan Formal loan, informal loan, loan agreement
33 Sufficient Economy Prosperity, allocate, sufficiency, reasonableness
34 Thai Geography Location, longitude, latitude, equator
35 Geography in regions of Thailand Tradition, occupation, location.
36 Influence of Natural Environment on creation of human culture. Landforms, river, mass.
37 Influence of Physical Environment on Human Migration and Settlement Mountains, coastal plains, forests
38 Environmental Preservation and Degradation Pollutions, natural resource, decrease in seashore area.
39 Review
40 Finals



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