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Fifth Grade Science

The goals and objectives of the 5th grade year in Science are: to re-engage students with science investigations and science literacy skills that set consistent expectations for 6th grade and reviews core ideas that are covered on the MCAS.

To achieve these goals and objectives the focus will be:

  • Literacy skills in science: content vocabulary review, reading, writing, and talking
  • Core content review: life science, earth and space science, physical science, engineering and technology standards
  • Science practices: asking questions, designing investigations, developing and using models, collecting and analyzing data, constructing explanations, engaging in argument from evidence