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Geneseo Schools 5th Grade Curriculum

Language Arts:

  • Balanced literary instruction
  • Silver Burdett textbooks help students apply phonics skills, use comprehension strategies, and increase vocabulary knowledge while reading a variety of interesting nonfiction and fiction selections.
  • Novel Units continue to develop the use of skills and strategies, expand vocabulary, and promote the enjoyment of reading.
  • The Rebecca Sitton Spelling Program helps students develop spelling skills and holds them accountable to spell words correctly in their everyday writing. The program helps students understand and spell root words, prefixes, and suffixes.
  • Daily Oral Language lessons provide instruction and practice using correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, parts of speech, and editing.
  • The six traits of Writing Program includes instruction and practice using: ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions.

Science

Math

  • Place Value
  • Problem Solving
  • Estimation
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Geometry and measurement
  • Graphing/Statistics
  • Ratio/Percent/Probability

Social Studies

  • Native Americans
  • Explorers
  • American Colonies
  • American Revolution
  • U.S. Constitution
  • Westward Movement
  • U.S. Civil War
  • Maps/Geography Skills
  • Citizenship (Second step)
  • Current Events

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE:

Illinois and Next Generation Science Standards
Illinois is one of 26 states who have been working on a Common Core-like framework for science curriculum.  Eight states have already fully adopted the standards, but the Illinois State Board of Education did not adopt and determine that all schools in Illinois will be expected to follow this curriculum until February 2014.  Schools will […]

PHONE NUMBERS:
High School: 945-0399
Middle School: 945-0599
Millikin: 945-0475
Northside: 945-0625
Southwest: 945-0652

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