Mrs. McGann – First Trimester, 2019-20

Homeroom: Grade 5
Science: Grades: 4 through 8
STEM: Grades 4 through 8
Religion: Grade 5

First Trimester
2019

Science

Grade 4:

Scientific Method
Organization: Plants and Animals
Individual Organisms and Species over time
The Continuity of Life
The Sustaining of Life
Interdependence of Plants and Animals and their Environment
Humans impact on the Environment

Grade 5:

Scientific Method
Organization: Plants and Animals
The Dynamic Equilibrium that Sustains Life
Plants and Animals:  Dependence and Physical Environment
Human Activities and Decisions and their Impact on Physical and Living Environment
Project Based Learning – Light

Grade 6:

Scientific Method
Organization: Plants and Animals
The Plant Kingdom
The Animal Kingdom: Invertebrates
The Animal Kingdom:  Vertebrates
Comparing Earth’s Biomes
Ecosystems and Interactions

Grade 7:

Scientific Method
Organization: Plants and Animals
The Plant Kingdom and Processes for Life
The Animal Kingdom and Processes for Life
Body Systems
Structure and Function

Grade 8:

Scientific Method
Organization: Plants and Animals
Cells and Heredity
Reproduction and Heredity
The Diversity of Living Things
The Human Body
Ecology and the Environment

STEM

All Grades:  Discoveries and Inventions and the People Involved

The Microscope
Morse Code
Electricity
The Era of Flight
The Automobile
Synthetic Materials
Electronics
Internet and Laser

Religion

Grade 5:

Jesus Shares His Love with us
Jesus Shares His Mission with the Church
Saints
The Seven Sacraments
Focus on Baptism
The Liturgical Year
Project Based Learning – The Epiphany