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Kerin Delaney's Classroom: Curriculum


We have 4 units of study in both Reading & Writing


1. Interpretation Book Clubs: Analyzing Themes

2. Tackling Complexity: Moving Up Levels of Non- Fiction

3. Argument & Advocacy: Researching Debatable Issues

4. Fantasy Book Clubs: The Magic of Themes and Symbols


1. Narrative Craft

2. The Lense of History: Research Reports

3. Research- Based Argument Essay

4. Memoir


We have 6 modules in Math

Module 1: Place Value and Decimal Fractions

Module 2: Multi- Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations

Module 3: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions

Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area

Module 6: Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane

Science/ Social Studies


We are using a new resource called Amplify Science that follows the engineering process

5th Graders learn how to code through STEM and robotics towards the end of the year

Social Studies

Social Studies is embedded through our Non- Fiction Reading Unit. Students also learn a lot about Western Expansion through writing research reports.