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Fifth Grade

The 5th grade curriculum at St. Charles includes both academic and religious study, including: English/language arts, math, science, social studies, and religion.

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5th Grade Academic Study

  • Place Value
  • Powers & Exponents
  • Partial Products and the Distributive Property
  • Multiplication & Division: Applications, Patterns, & Estimations
  • Decimals: Estimations, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication & Division, Investigative Problem Solving
  • Order of Operations
  • Ordered Pairs
  • Numerical Expressions and Patterns
  • Fractions: Multiples & Factors, Division & Multiplication
  • Fraction and Decimal Conversions
  • Measurement: Conversions, Capacity, Estimation
  • Basic Geometry: Polygons, Classification of Shapes, Volume of Composite Figures

Life Science

  • Basic Chemistry
  • Cells and the Microscope
  • Genetics
  • Classification
  • Plants
  • Animals
  • Ecology

Science Skills

  • Scientific Method
  • Lab Measurement, Tools, Safety, and Reports
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Inference and Observation
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Nature of Science
  • Graphing
  • Density
  • Design, build, and program Lego Robots
  • Engineering Design Cycle
  • Uses of Robotics
  • Natural Disasters and Disaster Recovery Cycle
  • Rube-Goldberg Machines
  • Various Engineering-Based Projects
  • United States History
  • Revolutionary War
  • Formation of the U.S. Government
  • Civil War
  • The Holy Trinity
  • Commandments
  • Jesus: God and Son
  • Parables and Miracles
  • The Church
  • Mary, Mother of God
  • Sacraments
  • The Mass
  • The Beatitudes
  • Prayer
  • Holy Rosary
  • Angels and Saints
  • Bible Usage

Art, Spanish, Music, Computer, and Physical Education are also incorporated into the curriculum at St. Charles. Find out more about our Specialists here.

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Latest News

Weekly newsletters during temporary school closure

For the latest news on what’s happening at St. Charles School, click below to read our school's weekly newsletters: Weekly Update 26 for March 26, 2020 Submissions: To submit an article for the Weekly Update, please send your submission to the school office...

Prayer resources in this time of the coronavirus

Wondering how to LiveStream the Liturgy? Or, how to make a spiritual communion? Or, how to participate in the Stations of the Cross online? You can find this and more on our parish website at the link below. Join us in praying the Coronavirus novena and continuing...

Update from the Principal about COVID-19

Dear St. Charles Parents, You’re in my thoughts and prayers as we make our way through a completely new challenge.  In light of our current pandemic situation, St. Charles preschool through 8th grade will be closed March 23rd through 27th. These actions are in line...

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