5th Grade Online Resource Center

  • Get all your students on this page.
  • Google Lesson Plans: Click on "Explorers Research", "10 Things About Me" or "Graphs Review" to use the online guide. Click other projects to request a Preview.
  • Keyboarding: Set up free Typing.com accounts. Students should start each class by keyboarding.  Ideally they will also use this program at home.
  • Cyber Safety: The Cyber Safety page provides access to Cyber Safety Pledges and age appropriate videos.  There is also a Cyber Safety Presentation.
  • STEM: Use the STEM page, Scratch and TinkerCAD.  Enrichment Websites: Best sites for Math, Science, Social Studies and Language.
Tools Google Slides Google Docs Google Sheets Websites
Student Login Google slide iconExplorers Research Google docs logo10 Things About Me Google sheets logoGraphs Review Cyber Safety Page
Google Drive Google slide iconCyber Safety Google docs logoStudent Bio Card Google sheets logoClass Survey Coding & 3-D Design
Google Classroom Google slide iconChristmas Traditions Google docs logoFamily Newsletter Google sheets logoPlanet Distances Seasonal Sites & Projects

My Simple Show

Google slide iconPresenting Me Google docs logoBlack History Timeline Google sheets logoFormulas Basketball History
Google Earth Tours Google slide iconCoolest Places USA Google docs logoDiamond Poem Google sheets logoBest Buy Shopping Coolest Places
Scratch Google slide iconMy Trip to Mars Google docs logoMy Summer Plans Google sheets logoBB Stats Explorers
TinkerCAD No Login Required Google Search Curriculum Areas Christmas Facts

Once students are on the Online Resource Center page for their grade, they simply need to click on the name of the lesson to access the handout, projects template, sample, and links to the recommended websites. There are more technology integration lessons and projects available for each 5th grade than students will be able to complete in a school year.

5th Grade Technology Overview

Fifth grade students continue to practice proper keyboarding using the intermediate lessons in Typing.com. Students continue to use expand their skills in using the Google search engine to find facts and collect images. Student presentations and word processing projects become more complex. Students review the proper letter format and they learn to use tables. The notion of giving credit to the source of information - proper citation - is reviewed and stressed. Students review and expand upon their spreadsheet skills as they learn to use spreadsheets to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. They review the creation of charts with more demanding  research requirements. Students learn to use Google Drawings to create timelines. Fifth grade students continue to the learn the basics on Computer Aided Design using TinkerCAD.

Hour of code logoFifth grade students use specific math, language arts, social studies, science and STEM games during curriculum skills enrichment time. They will also learn simple programming and practice their coding skills during the Hour of Code which is a worldwide event held during the first week of December each year. In addition to the Hour of Code students learn a progression of coding and programming skills by accessing tutorials from our STEM Page. The STEM page provides links to programming tutorials for Beginners up to Advanced Level. There are also direct links to Scratch.

5th Grade Sample Lesson Overview

Preparation:

  1. Provide all your students easy access to the Online Resource Center
    • Place a shortcut on the desktops; change the icon to a yellow star
    • Add an assignment or question on Google Classroom with a link to this page
  2. Clearly post your expectations for behavior

Lesson Overview:

  1. Post the Lesson Plan Objectives: 1) Keyboarding, 2) Google Slides & 3) STEM Page or Curriculum Enrichment
  2. Guide students to opening the Online Resource Center
  3. Ask students to click on “Typing.com” and login to their accounts.
    • Review Proper Keyboarding Positions
    • SUGGESTION: Start each class with 10-15 minutes of silent typing
  4. Ask students to open “50 States”
    • Guide students in making a copy of the “view only” file.
      • Be sure to demonstrate erasing the “Copy of..,’ and replacing with their first name only.
    • Review the expectations on Slide 1
    • Encourage students to work ahead
  5. Students that finish early may visit the “STEM PAGE” or "Curriculum Enrichment"

We provide lesson plan overviews and detailed lesson plans for the entire year.