5th Grade Science

2011-2012

 

Week 1

August 15-19

 

Begin Life Science Unit

Chapter 1

Lesson 1 “Cells”

 

 

Week 6

September 19-23

 

Chapter 2

Lesson 3 “Photosynthesis and Respiration”

 

Week 2

August 22-26

 

Chapter 1

Lesson 2 “From Cells to Organisms”

 

 

 

 

Week 7

September 26-30

 

Chapter 2

 

Review and Assessment

 

Week 3

August 29-September 2

 

Chapter 1

Lesson 3 “Diversity of Organisms”

 

Review and Assessment

 

Week 8

October 3-7

 

Chapter 3

Lesson 1 “The Human Body”

 

 

 

Week 4

September 5-9

 

Chapter 2

Lesson 1 “Vascular Plants”

 

 

 

Week 9

October 10-14

 

Chapter 3

Lesson 2 “The Digestive System”

 

 

Week 5

September 12-16

 

Chapter 2

Lesson 2 “Plant Transport Systems”

 

 

 

Week 10

October 17-21

 

Chapter 3

Lesson 3 “The Respiratory System”

 


 

5th Grade Science

2011-2012

 

Week 11

October 24-28

 

Chapter 3

Lesson 4 “The Circulatory System”

 

 

 

Week 16

November 28-December 2

 

Chapter 7

Lesson 3 “Classifying Elements”

Week 12

October 31-November 4

 

Chapter 3

Lesson 5 “The Excretory System”

 

Review and Assessment

End of 1st Trimester

Week 17

December 5-9

 

Chapter 7

Lesson 4 “Mixtures”

Week 13

November 7-11

 

Begin Physical Science Unit

Chapter 7

Lesson 1 “Properties of Matter”

 

 

Week 18

December 12-16

 

Chapter 7

Lesson 5 “Compounds”

 

Review and Assessment

Week 14

November 14-18

 

Chapter 7

Lesson 2 “Elements”

 

Conference Week

 

Week 19

December 19-23

 

 

Lab Activities

Week 15

November 21-25

 

 

Thanksgiving Break

 

 

 

Week 20

December 26-30

 

 

Christmas Break

 


 

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2011-2012

 

Week 21

January 2-6

 

 

Christmas Break

 

 

 

Week 26

February 6-10

 

Begin Earth Science Unit

 

Chapter 4

Lesson 1 “Earth: Blue Planet”

 

Week 22

January 9-13

 

Chapter 8

Lesson 1 “Chemical Reactions”

 

 

 

Week 27

February 13-17

 

Chapter 4

Lesson 2 “The Water Cycle”

Lesson 3 “Fresh Water Resources”

 

Week 23

January 16-20

 

Chapter 8

Lesson 2 “Metals and Alloys”

 

 

 

Week 28

February 20-24

 

Chapter 4

Lesson 4 “California’s Water Supply”

 

Week 24

January 23-27

 

Chapter 8

Lesson 3 “Salts”

 

Week 29

February 27-March 2

 

Chapter 4

 

Review and Assessment

 

End of 2nd Trimester

Week 25

January 30-February 3

 

Chapter 8

 

Review and Assessment

 

 

Week 30

March 5-9

 

Chapter 5

Lesson 1 “Earth’s Atmosphere”

Lesson 2 “Air Currents and Wind”

 

 


 

5th Grade Science

2011-2012

 

Week 31

March 12-16

 

Chapter 5

Lesson 3 “Oceans and Air Temperature”

 

 

 

Week 36

April 16-20

 

 

*STAR Testing*

Week 32

March 19-23

 

Chapter 5

 

Review and Assessment

 

 

Week 37

April 23-27

 

 

*STAR Testing*

Week 33

March 26-30

 

Chapter 6

Lesson 1 “The Sun”

 

 

 

Week 38

April 30-May 4

 

Chapter 6

Lesson 3 “Gravity and Orbit”

 

Week 34

April 2-6

 

 

Spring Break

 

 

 

Week 39

May 7-11

 

Chapter 6

Review and Assessment

 

Week 35

April 9-13

 

Chapter 6

Lesson 2 “The Structure of the Solar System”

 

 

Week 40

May 14-18

 

Labs and Projects

 

 


 

5th Grade Science

2011-2012

 

Week 41

May 21-25

 

 

Labs and Projects

 

 

 

 

Week 42

May 28-31

 

 

Labs and Projects

 

End of 3rd Trimester