Unit Theme

Social Studies:
Aug. 7 - 9: Bill of Rights
Aug. 12 - 14: Government/Begin the Civil War
Aug. 16 - Sep. 13: Civil War
Sep. 16 - Sep. 27: Reconstruction
Sep. 30 - Oct. 9: Turn of the Century
Oct. 14 - Oct. 23: WWI
Oct. 24 - Nov. 1: Post WWI
Nov. 4 - Nov. 15: Great Depression and New Deal
Nov. 18 - Dec. 20: Review
Jan. 6 - 31: WWII
Feb. 3 - 13: Cold War
Feb. 19 - 28: Korean War, Vietnam War, Cuban Missile Crisis
March 3 - 11: Civil Rights Movement
March 12 - 14: technology and space age exploration
March 17 - 28: Peace in the Middle East
April 14 - 16: Review for CRCT
April 24 - May 23: Review Economics and Geography.  Prepare student for 6th grade Social Studies.  Offer remediation to those students requiring extra help.

Science:
Aug. 7 - 9: Scientific Tools
Aug. 12 - 16: Scientific Method/Tools
Aug. 19 - 23: Mass and Matter
Aug. 26 - Sep. 13: Physical and Chemical Changes
Sep. 16 - Oct. 4: Electricity and Magnetism
Oct. 7 - 9: Review over Mass, Matter, Electricity, and Magnetism
Oct. 15 - Nov. 22: Earth Surface features (constructive and destructive processes)
Dec. 2 - Dec. 20 - Review 1st and 2nd nine weeks Science
Jan. 6 - 15: single cells, multi-cells, microorganisms
Jan. 21 - Feb. 7: cell parts (plants and animals)
Feb. 10 - 28: Classifying plants and animals
March 3 - 21: learned behaviors and inherited traits
March 24 - April 4: Science review
April 14 - 16: Review for CRCT
April 24 - May 23: Prepare student for 6th grade Social Studies.  Offer remediation to those students requiring extra help.