Fifth Grade

Curriculum Hightlights


  • Students focus on the seven sacraments.
  • They also learn Jesus' model for a prayer-filled life and community of faith.

Language Arts

  • Students focus on reading, comprehension of informational materials and writing strategies for clear, multi-paragraph compositions.


  • Students learn computation with decimal numbers and calculations with fractions.


  • Students explore the properties of elements, the periodic table, motion, the body systems, the water cycle, weather patterns.
  • They also learn about the planets, and other bodies of the solar system.

Social Studies

  • Students examine early United States history and geography of the Americas.

Additional Program Highlights


  • Bungee Rockets
  • Youth Expo
  • Water Expo
  • Imaginary USA Journey


Students in grades K-6 receive music instruction once a week.  Students learn to apply vocal and instrumental musical skills in performance. Performance ensembles include the handbell choir, recorder consort and the school choir for grades 2 and up.


Students receive weekly computer instruction in the school lab.  Classes focus on computer literacy and safety, keyboarding skills, word processing and desktop publishing.  


Students in grades K-6 receive weekly instruction in art.  Students in grades K-5 are also a part of  the ArtsConnect program offered through the Orange County Performing Arts Center.


After-school classes provide theatrical training for 5th through 8th grade students. Fall and Spring Productions offer students the opportunity to perform for live audiences.


The Spanish language is taught through group interaction and fun activities.  The lessons include pronunciation, intonation, and basic grammatical structures.  The goal is an appreciation of the Spanish language, culture, and basic conversational skills

Physical Education & Sports Offerings

Students participate in physical education class twice per week.  Physical fitness and team work are focal points of the instruction. Competitive team sports and cheerleading are available to students in grades 5-8.  Sports include:  football, basketball and volleyball for boys and volleyball, basketball and softball for girls.

Fifth Grade Teachers Contact Info

Fifth Grade TeachersNamePhoneEmail
5AMiss Cameron714-557-5060 ext.
5BMrs. O'Sullivan714-557-5060 ext.