Humanities

• READING LIST:
Book Studies
Omnivore’s Dilemma (October/November)
Christmas Carol (December)

Watson’s Go to Birmingham
(January)
A Different Mirror (February/March)
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (April)
World Without Fish (May)

Socratic Seminar
• Weekly short text analysis using Socratic seminar guidelines
• Deeper understanding through collaboration
reading list

Philosophy 
• Weekly philosophic inquiries, understanding perspectives.
reading list

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WRITING: Fifth Grade Writing Resource Page
Writing Projects
 Personal Narrative: Memoir (First quarter)
• Immaginative Narrative: 25 years into a Hopeful Future (Second Quarter)
• Research: Biography of a Plant (Third Quarter)
• Persuasive: Letter to Encourage Positive Change (Fourth Quarter)
– content outline, form template
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HISTORY:
Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
• 500 Nations
• The Medicine Wheel
U.S. History
web portal

• Colonization
• Revolution
• Civics and Government- Text: We the People

50 States Song
Ring OutThe Bells

Blank Map of U.S.