Grade 5

Welcome to the Grade 5 page

Below you can find out a little more about school life and what we get up to in Grade 5

Homeroom Teacher

Ms Rio Articuna

Grade 5 Teacher


Ms Rio Articuna
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Curriculum Overview

Language Arts


  • Quote accurately from a text.
  • Summarize text
  • Compare and contrast characters.
  • Determine the meaning of words.
  • Describe the narrator’s point of view.


  • Write opinion pieces on topics.
  • Introduce characters in writing.
  • Use variety transitional words.
  • Use concluding statements.
  • Us technology to produce and publish.

Speaking and Listening

  • Engage in class discussion.
  • Respond to specific questions.
  • Use logical sequencing of ideas when speaking.
  • Summarize a text aloud.
  • Use multimedia to present ideas
  • Read aloud to peers


  • Use conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections.
  • Use form and perfect verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
  • Identify shifts in a verb tense.
  • Use correlative conjunctions.
  • Set off the words yes and no, tag questions, and indicate direct address using commas.
Social Studies

Feudal Japan

  • Learn about the history of Feudal Japan and how the history of a place affects the behavior of its people.
  • Develop an awareness of a place and understand how the characteristics of a place affect what happens.
  • Explain why Japan is threatened by several geological and meteorological forces.    

The Age of Exploration

  • Learn European Exploration, including profit from the trade of goods and the desire to spread Christianity.
  • Study specific explorers (Bartolommeo Dias, Vasco de Gama, Pedro Cabral, Columbus, Magellan, and Vasco de Balboa).
  • Describe the geographical location of the places reached by the explorers.
  • Make a timeline of the voyage of the explorer with its purpose.
  • Introduce the early slave trade and the beginning of slavery in the Americas.Map skills: Locate the area affected by the slave trade and the major areas of exportation from region to region.

Ancient Korea

  • Learn the history of the three kingdoms; Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla.
  • Explain the reasons why Korea was divided into two parts; North and South Korea.
  • Describe the religions and beliefs of the Koreans.
  • Identify and describe places in Korea using world map and globe to locate historical landmarks.
  • Study the relation of art in Korean religions.


Physical Education
  • Travel with manipulative skills (soccer, Jockey, Basketball)
  • Run a distance using a mature pattern
  • Use correct pacing for running
  • Can balance and transfer weight in gymnastics sequence
  • Combine hand and foot dribbling
  • Volley ball, two hand overhead pattern
  • Dribble with change in direction and speed
  • Combine spatial concepts with loco motor and non-locomotor

Drawing and Painting

  • Experiment with the marks, lines, shapes textures, patterns and tones that can be made with different drawing instruments on a range of surfaces, demonstrating increasing sensitivity and control.
  • Explore color with a variety of color drawing instruments, media and techniques.
  • Discover harmony and contrast in natural and manufactured objects and through themes chosen for their color possibilities.
  • Express his/her imaginative life and interpret imaginative themes using color expressively

Arts and Crafts

  • Recycle things to create their own crafts

Life Science 

  • Understand how the different organs of the Circulatory and Nervous Systems work together to perform their functions necessary for survival.
  • Explain the interactions among biotic  and abiotic factors and how energy flows in an ecosystem.

Physical Science

  • Conduct different kinds of investigations including systematic observations, models and controlled experiments.
  • Investigate through valid experimental techniques; manipulate tools and equipment accurately.

 Earth and Space Science

  • Understand natural processes like erosion, rock cycle and fossil formation and explain how they shape the Earth’s Surface over time.



Find the number system

  • Use different methods in dividing whole numbers. 
  • Understanding addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division decimals.
  • Compare and order decimals using place values.

Operations with fractions

  • Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators.
  • Multiply and divide fractions
  • Convert fractions into decimals. 
  • Patterns with fractions.

Patterns and graphing. 

  • Line plots, ordered pairs, line graphs. 

Units of measure. 

  • Customary and metric systems.

 Geometry and volume

  • Polygons, Triangle, and 
  • Quadrilaterals. 
  • Volume of rectangular prism

Microsoft Power Point

  • Introduction of the program
  • Insert textbox, image, shape and clip arts
  • Insert video clips, mp3 and charts
  • Add transitions and animations
  • Design the layout
  •  Add and remove hyperlink
  • Save the file
  • Create a power point presentation
  • Present the output
  • Introduce Prezi Presentation

Filipino Language

  • Introduce oneself 
  • Learn noun and common noun  (Pangngalan and Pambalana)

Getting to Know Early Filipinos

  • Describe the life of early Filipinos and explain the form of government that they had before.

Before the Conquest

  • Understand Muslim people and their religion.
  • Interpret the story of the ten Bornean Datus (Maragtas Epic Story)
  • Explain the relationship of early Filipinos to the Chinese traders before the conquest.
  • Execute different Filipino traditional games based on the mechanics of the game.