The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Students will have access to these books in class. Unfortunately, the number of books at school is limited, so If your child would like to re-read or study them at home, please feel free to purchase a home copy. Thank you!
Language Arts instruction for 5th grade students will focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Students will learn and effectively apply a variety of reading strategies for comprehending, interpreting, and evaluating a wide range of texts including fiction, nonfiction, classic, and contemporary works. Students will also learn about the writing process, components of good writing, and the various applications of writing skills.