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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:

CHANGE IN START OF SCHOOL FOR 2017-18
This message intends to provide information related to changes in the start of school for the 2017-18 school year. The first day of student attendance for all school buildings will be moved to Wednesday, August 23rd.  We will dismiss one hour early on that day. We will also dismiss one hour early on Thursday, August … Continue reading "CHANGE IN START OF SCHOOL FOR 2017-18"

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

IMPORTANT ITEMS

Important Upcoming Dates


The Geneseo CUSD 228 Board of Education is conducting a search for a new superintendent. The Board requests that everyone complete an online survey provided by the IASB Click Here For the Survey


Kindergarten Registration 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Forms

Parent Information

Kindergarten Supply List 2017-18

Summer Speech, Ocupational, and Physical Therapy Programs

SCHOOL REPORT CARD an index of school performance measured against statewide and local standards.

Read the 16-17 District 228 Year In Review & Annual Report

Geneseo CUSD#228 is in need of substitute teachers for all grade levels.  Interested individuals must have a valid teaching or substitute teaching certificate.  Please contact the Regional Office of Education at 309-936-7890 for compliance requirements.  

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