Profession of Faith – understand the core of the Catholic faith as put forth in the Creed.
Celebration of the Christian Mystery – understand the liturgy of the Word and the Eucharist and how the Sacraments impact our lives.
Life in Christ – understand the meaning of sin and conscience and how Christ sacrificed for us.
Christian Prayer – understand and participate in a prayerful life and that through prayer we grow closer to God
Operations and Algebraic Thinking through writing and interpreting numerical expressions as well as analyzing pattern and relationships.
Understanding the place value system to perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.
Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.
Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to addition. Common measuring units; area and perimeter.
Language Arts Common Core
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Focus on comprehension and vocabulary through the study of non-fiction and fiction.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Balanced Literacy approach through shared, guided and independent reading through classroom novels, short stories, prose, and poetry.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing and speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Mastery of the ability to write in cursive.
Analyzing and describing how geography, climate, customs, and government influence how a society develops.
Focus on the development oF pre-Columbian settlements, the early explorers and their use of the trade routes and the cooperation and conflict of the American Indians and the early settlers.
Understand, analyze and summarize the political, religious, social and economic institutions that evolved with the colonization of the New World.
Understand, analyze and summarize the causes and the consequences of the American Revolution, the development of the American republic and the Westward Expansion.
Analyze and summarize the development and importance of the US Constitution.
Know the names, locations, and capitals of current 50 states.
Development of the skills needed to read, analyze and interpret maps, charts, timelines, and graphs.
Computer class 30 minutes once a week
Music class 30 minutes once a week
PE class 30 minutes twice a week
Spanish class 40 minutes twice a week
Library 30 minutes once a week