5th Grade

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5th Grade

ELA + Science/Engineering & Social Studies

Year 1:

  • Module 1: Journeys
  • Module 2: Biodiversity Near and Far—in Forests close to home and the Rainforests of the world
  • Module 3: Our Only May Amelia—Pioneer life in 1889 Washington
  • Module 4: Water Conservation

Year 2:

  • Module 1: Discovery!
  • Module 2: Revolution!
  • Module 3: United: Forging a Union
  • Module 4: Divided: The Civil War

Science Expeditions:

  • Rathdrum Prairie Watershed (year 1)
  • Why all this Waste? (year 2) –Looking at matter (solids/liquids/gases, molecules, elements) through the lens of pollution.

Social Studies:

  • Students in grade 4 will explore Idaho State History together
  • Students in grade 5 will explore the early history of the Colonies through the Civil war as a tale woven around the simultaneous history leading to Idaho’s statehood and beyond.


  • Math concepts will be woven into the ELA + Science/Engineering driven expeditions at every opportunity, to experience real-world, applied understandings.
  • Some students will be engaged with learning the 4th grade content standards, while others will learn the 5th grade content standards.
  • Because we have blended grade teams of teachers at HCC, students will have the support they need to reach proficiency, leading to mastery of grade level content or beyond.
  • Students may advance at their own pace, and we will work with them to reach proficiency for each standard.
  • If a student is advanced, they may spend Math Connect time with a higher-grade level group, or they may learn the advanced concepts within a group in their same blended grade.

4th Grade Standards:

  • Module 1: Place Value and Rounding used with Algorithms for Addition and Subtraction
  • Module 2: Unit Conversions
  • Module 3: Multi-digit Multiplication and Division
  • Module 4: Angle Measurement and Plane Measurement
  • Module 5: Fraction Equivalence, Ordering and Operations
  • Module 6: Decimal Fractions
  • Module 7: Exploring Multiplication

5th Grade Standards:

  • 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 Decimals
  • Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area

Disclaimer: The curriculum will be solidified further when staff has been hired and comes together in June.


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