5th Grade Curriculum

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5th Grade Curriculum

*English – Houghton Mifflin

*Reading – Bob Jones University

*Spelling – Zaner Bloser Spelling

*Penmanship – Zaner Bloser Handwriting

*Math – Sadlier Oxford

*Social Studies – Houghton Mifflin

*Science – Houghton Mifflin

*Bible – ACSI Purposeful Design

5th Grade Daily Routine

8:10-10:00 Morning Work/Review, Reading, Chapel, & Library/Computers

10:30-12:00 English & Math

12:30 – 3:00 Social Studies, Science, Bible, Drama, Art, Spanish, & PE

5th Grade Field Trips & Special Events

*Astrocamp - 3 days, 2 nights experience

*Children’s Hunger Fund & Local Park Lunch

*Walk Through California Interactive Program

*Field Day at the end of the year

*End of the year event


Excellence Initiatives

Fifth Grade Program

Goals for the Future




















*Student Writing Portfolios

*Astrocamp-3 day space camp

*Walk Through the American Revolution Interactive Presentation/Play

*Historical Fiction Project

*Explorer PowerPoint creation and presentation *Presidential Project

*Edible System Project/Artwork Project/Speech

*Book Report Sandwich

*Monthly 5 Paragraph Essays

*Creative Writing Prompts

*Monthly Oral Presentations in class and in chapel

*Math and Language IXL online skills practice

*Spelling City online vocabulary

*Speech Meet *Math Olympics

*Spanish classes twice every week *Spanish skits



*Art class every week

*Performing Arts classes twice every week

*Christmas Musical

*5th Grade Chapel skit

*Special Crafts i.e. Christmas, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, and various crafts and art projects with a theme we are working on in class

*Enrichment Summer Camp

*Performing Arts Camp











*Sports Performance Training Enrichment

*Boys and girls sports teams

*Physical Education classes

*Presidential Fitness practice

*Field Day end of the year event

*After school sports programs


Servant Leadership

*Kids With Character program

*Student Council organization

*Reading Buddy Program with K

*Community Service at Children’s Hunger Fund

*Easter egg stuffing and donation to the church

*Encouragement cards to deployed US Soldiers

*Student participation in Veteran’s Chapel with special activities to honor US Veterans.

*Buddy Bench

*Classroom jobs and responsibilities

*Cafeteria and campus clean up

*Peer tutoring in the classroom


Spiritual Development

*Field trip to Joni & Friends Ministry

*Daily Prayer Journals

*Use of Devotional books and Study Bibles

*Chapel skits

*Student Chaplain

*Prayer leaders in classroom

*Weekly scripture memorization and tests

*Participation in middle school chapels

*Prayer throughout the day



*Interactive classroom board

*iPad with Apple TV

*Library Media room with access to 25+ computers

*IXL, Eduplace.com, and Spelling City online interactive homework

*Student provided tablets for educational practice

*Acuity assessment program

*Library/Keyboarding classes every week

*Video Project

*PowerPoint Project

*Creation of iMovies

*Research Projects

*Document Camera




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West Valley Christian School

22450 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA 91307


Main Office (TK-8th Grade) - (818) 884-4710

Preschool Office - (818) 884-9807

After School Daycare - (818) 321-8416