Grade 5


Topics to be explored:

  • the connection between Easter, Baptism and the Holy Spirit
  • the Paschal Mystery
  • D.A.R.E. Program led by an officer from the Richmond RCMP
  • novel study: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” with a focus on character analysis and cause & effect
  • poetry writing
  • number patterns and solving for variables
  • using prior mathematical knowledge to solve word problems
  • human body: systems of the body and how they work together (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive)
  • immigration to Canada and discrimination faced by certain immigrant groups (Chinese Head Tax and Japanese Internment)

Ways to support learning at home: 

  • encourage your child to read for 15 – 30 minutes each day
  • remind your child to check the Grade 5 Google Classroom for announcements
  • help your child to complete any other work that may be assigned to them for home practice (you will be informed of this via email)