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Laura Nichols
Kimberly Monzo

Laura Nichols

laura.nichols@lodi.k12.nj.us

Kimberly Monzo

kimberly.monzo@lodi.k12.nj.us

Emily DeRosa
Maureen Mulligan

Emily DeRosa

emily.derosa@lodi.k12.nj.us

Maureen Mulligan

maureen.mulligan@lodi.k12.nj.us

Welcome to Fifth Grade!

Our goal is to be a positive influence in the life of each of our students by challenging them to be critical thinkers improving self esteem, providing encouragement both academically and socially.  Instilling in our children a lifelong love of learning that will empower them with the life skills they need to be achievers and potential leaders.

This year's fifth grade curriculum is as follows:

Reading

    • Introduction to various story genres, comprehension, context clues, vocabulary building and reinforcement of sentence structure and grammar.

Math

    • Place value, money, addition, subtraction, time, data, graphs, multiplication, division, geometry and measurement, fractions and decimals.

Science

    • Earth Science; weather, rocks and soil, layers of the earth and natural resources.
    • Physical Science – matter and its properties, changes in matter, forces and motion, energy and sound.
    • Space and Technology – solar system, patterns in the sky and science in our lives.

Social Studies

    • Why Europeans Left for the New World; Routes of Exploration to the New World; Comparing the Colonies; Life in Colonial Williamsburg,  The Declaration of Independence,  The Revolutionary War,  The Constitution, Bill of Rights and The Civil War.

It is our hope that together, with parental and community assistance, we can make the upcoming 2012 - 2013 school year a memorable and rewarding year.

 

Upcoming Dates

Oct
7

Friday, October 07

Nov
8

Tuesday, November 08

Nov
10

Thursday, November 10 - Friday, November 11

Nov
23

Wednesday, November 23

Nov
24

Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25

Dec
23

Friday, December 23

Dec
26

Monday, December 26 - Friday, December 30

Jan
16

Monday, January 16

Feb
20

Monday, February 20 - Friday, February 24

Apr
14

Friday, April 14 - Friday, April 21