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Fifth Grade

IMPORTANT:  Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic  related school closures, we are adapting the curriculum for Remote Online Learning.  Students in 5th grade should view their Google Classroom to access Remote Online Learning Curriculum until the end of this school year.


Mrs. Haeberlein

Mr. Ponce

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Who We Are - Systems

 Current area of study / I.B. Transdisciplinary theme:

An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.


  Central Idea

History is a record of people and events that have influenced civilization over time


What do we want to learn?

Key Concepts: Causation, Perspective, Change


Related Concepts: Solar Systems

  • What lines of inquiry will define the scope of the inquiry into the central idea?

  • ·         Geographic regions affect the way people live.

    ·         When different cultures first meet change takes place.

    ·         People settle new places.

    ·         People are willing to fight for resources and freedom.

  • What teacher questions/provocations will drive these inquiries?·        

  • What freedoms are you willing to fight for?

  •  What happens when two cultures meet?

  •  How do resources influence industry and how people live in a region?


California Content Standards and Common Core Standards

Here is a quick link to the California Standards for the different academic subjects

As you can see, if you go to the site, our fifth graders have much to learn this year.

Thank you for your support.

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