GRADE 5

National Geographic Reach curriculum is a K-6 is a program built to meet the demands of Common Core State Standards. It includes explicit and systematic whole and small group instruction at all grades with engaging resources. Reach offers 4 week units that allow for assessment throughout as well as at the end of each unit. Reach is the next generation of language, vocabulary, reading, writing, and content for elementary students. Reach is designed around unit themes and Big Ideas. Reach provides all students with a robust and interactive learning environment to acquire and expand their language, by providing an enriching language and content experience.  Reach offers a flexible design to enable teachers to tailor instruction to meet the needs of students. Reach also integrates technology into the classroom through myNGconnect, by allowing teachers to bring the curriculum to life through; student eEditions with audio, video, and interactive links, digital Library with content images, video, and audio clips, games for phonics and vocabulary, Student Resources:  My Vocabulary Notebook and My Assignment.

Go Math! curriculum offers an engaging and interactive approach to covering common core state standards. Its seamless digital path and Write-in Student Edition ensure that students can access content at appropriate levels of depth and rigor.  We use this curriculum in grades K-5.

California Studies Weekly is a social studies standards-based curriculum. The program offers printed units and web-based primary source materials. The lesson plans include rigorous and relevant assessments, vocabulary, writing, and reading materials designed to foster critical thinking skills and help students better understand the contexts of history and social studies.

Supplemental programs: In science, our students are working with the Next Generation Science Standards via an online program called Discovery Education.  It has lots of interactive features to hook students into advanced scientific concepts and discovery as well as hands-on experiment ideas for teachers.  Being a Writer is a program that we use to make sure our students have direct and robust writing instruction in order to prepare them for every type of academic or creative writing. 

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