In 5th grade, we focus on several math concepts such as: fractions, decimals, multiplication, division, estimating, measurement, and geometry. In Language Arts, we read fiction and non-fictional text, focusing on vocabulary, comprehension, reading strategies, and elements of the text. We also work on the elements of writing with prompts, six traits, grammar and spelling. We learn about geography, Native Americans, The American Revolution, the Constitution and more. In Science we learn about Space, Motion and Design, Mixtures and Solutions, and Designing Parachutes.
I am an Arizona native! I have my Bachelor of Education from Arizona State University, and my Master of Education from Northern Arizona University . I have been a teacher at Islands Elementary for 11 years. 9 of those years have been in the fourth grade and this is my second year in fifth grade.