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Fifth graders will find an emphasis on reading comprehension, math practice, and hands-on science projects. Grammar rules are reinforced as the student writes short essays and business letters. Heritage Studies 5 describes the period of American history between the flight of the Wright brothers and the Vietnam War. Your students will experience biblical truth integrated across disciplines, see godly character defined, and learn man’s place in God’s creation.
The Academy of Excellence has invested in a tailored curriculum for Bible in grades 1-12 that
studies traditional grammar and guides students through the step-by-step use of the Writing Process for a variety of writing assignments, such as compare-contrast essays, persuasive business letters, research reports, and more. The student worktext provides guided practice, independent practice, chapter reviews, and cumulative reviews. The elementary English educational materials provides a good balance of grammar and writing instruction.
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provides engaging reading material for the 5th grade level. Presented in a colorful, richly illustrated format, the literature selections help students build reading comprehension, exercise critical thinking skills, and cultivate an appreciation of literature.
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introduces new spelling words organized by phonetic sound for the 5th grade spelling level. Word histories and etymologies are presented in “Word for Word” sections to build understanding and interest in the English language. Journal entry ideas provide students with weekly writing practice.
refines students’ handwriting skills and guides students in maintaining consistent, legible penmanship.
BJU Math 5 builds confidence in working with fractions and increases students’ understanding of math concepts by using manipulatives, which help students visualize the ideas discussed. Students will build upon previous math knowledge and be challenged by an optional pre-algebra chapter.
The BJU Press curriculum explores God’s creation in a study of minerals and rocks, fossils, matter and heat, sound and light, weather, ecosystems, and the respiratory and circulatory systems. Students develop scientific process skills by participating in hands-on activities and projects. Science 5 provides fascinating scientific information through understandable text, charts, diagrams, and colorful photographs and illustrations.
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The BJU Press Heritage Studies continues the narrative of American history from the development of the automobile in the late 1800s through the inauguration of President Obama in 2009. Topics presented from a biblical perspective include the invention and influence of the automobile and airplane, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Vietnam War, struggles over civil rights, the war on terror, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and immigration decisions.
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