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5th grade Syllabus

What you can expect in 5th grade Reading/Language Arts: Image result for reading clipart


All reading skills will be worked on and assessed throughout the year.

Students will maintain a reading notebook (RNB) and a writing notebook (WNB) that will contain ELA skills.

THE FOLLOWING ARE SAMPLES: Image result for reading clipart

RNB skills include:

Literature Skills: 

- Story elements (characters, setting, plot, 

theme, etc.) - Figurative language (similes, 

metaphors, idioms, alliteration, hyperbole, etc.) - Story devices and genres 

Non-fiction Skills: 

- Text features - Text structures - Main idea - Summarizing 


- Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and 


WNB skills include: 

Writing/Grammar Skills: 

- Punctuation, parts of speech, types of 

sentences, etc. - How to write a sentence, paragraph, 

and essay - Ideas for writing openings and 

conclusions - Writing better sentences 

**Grammar focus skills for 5th grade are verbs and conjunctions.** 


Students will review spelling skills and have spelling assignments and tests. Spelling will also count in ALL assignments. Image result for SPELLING clipart

5 A Day Worksheet: 

These will be given out on Mondays and due each Friday. This is an important tool in practicing skills that will be on state testing. 

Students will be reading and analyzing the following: 

1st nine weeks: Weslandia (short story)

2nd nine weeks: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (novel)

3rd nine weeks: Island of the Blue Dolphins (novel) Image result for island of the blue dolphins clipart

4th nine weeks: Four Perfect Pebbles (non-fiction) 

Assignments will include: essays, one-pager, blooms ball, speech, book talk, etc. 

AR/MobyMax/Online Assignments: 

Students are required to have 10 AR points each nine week period. This is a grade. 

MobyMax and online assignments will be completed at school as they are assigned.

Fifth Grade Math Class

5th grade news


Welcome to Fifth Grade!  This year, we will continue to work on multiplication and division.  In fifth grade, multiplication and division will include larger numbers and even decimals.  So, it is really important to practice multiplication and division facts for at least five minutes each night.  supplies

In fifth grade, we will be doing a lot of work with numbers.  We will write numbers and decimals in different ways.  Also, we will be working with fractions and geometry.  I can’t wait to start this exciting learning journey with you!ruler calculator

Ms. Elliott

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Contact Information

Middleton Elementary School
180 Robin Circle
PO Box 537
Middleton, Tennessee 38052

Middleton Elementary School is open on school days 7:00-3:00. 

Phone: 731-376-0160
Mobile: 7313760160
Toll Free: 7313760160
Fax: 731-376-9111