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5th Grade Curriculum

Quran Memorization and general meaning of Suwar Al-Ghashiyah, Al-A'ala, At-Tariq, Al-Buruj, Al-Inshiqaq, and Al-Mutafiffin. In addition, students will review the memorization of Sura Al-Fatiha, Suwar Al-Fajr to An-Nas
  
Islamic Studies A continuation of the I Love Islam series of Islamic studies textbooks. This series continues to introduce Muslim students to the essentials of their faith and bring to light historic and cultural aspects of Islam. Each book of the series is designed to emphasize the aspects of Islam which are appropriate for the 5th grade level. This elementary school series will cover many aspects of Islam including Iman, Fiqh ul-Ibadat, Fiqh ul-mu'amalat, Qur'an, Hadeeth, Seerah, Islamic character education, and the Muslim world
  
Arabic A continuation of the study of Arabic as a foreign language. Students will use the ICO Learn Arabic series which is designed to teach Arabic to English-speaking children. It offers the latest methods of second-language instruction, with special emphasis on building the four linguistic skills needed to learn a language: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The program introduces linguistic elements, such as words, expressions and grammatical constructions, through the use of real-life situations.
  
Reading Reading children's classics and Newbery Award winners; developing critical thinking and comprehension skills
  
Spelling & Vocabulary
  
Focusing on syllables; capitalization; abbreviations; meaning; usage
  
Composition Reviewing and using parts of speech; diagramming noun, adverb, and adjective clauses; studying gerunds, infinitives, and participles; grammar and usage; building paragraphs and varied sentences
  
Grammar Identifying the eight parts of speech; types of sentences; subject; predicate; correct usage
  
Mathematics Featuring Singapore Mathematics Standards Edition which is aligned with the standards adopted by the California State Board of Education. Whole Numbers place value to billions, approximation and estimation, factors and multiples, prime factorization, multiplying and dividing by tens, hundreds, or thousands, calculations with parentheses, mental calculation, word problems, multiplication and division by a 2-digit whole number; Fractions comparing fractions, addition and subtraction of unlike fractions and mixed numbers, product of fractions, dividing by a faction; Decimals adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals to the Thousandths place value; Measures and Volume conversion of measures, volume of rectangular prisms; Percentage writing fractions as percentages, percentage of a quantity; Angles measuring angles, finding unknown angles, sum of angles of a triangle, isosceles and equilateral triangles, sum of angles of a quadrilateral, properties of parallelograms, rhombuses, and trapezoids; Perimeter, Area, and Surface Area rectangles, squares, triangle, parallelogram; Ratios equivalent ratios and combining three quantities; Average and Rate; Data Analysis mean, median, mode, histograms, line graphs, pie charts; Algebraic expressions, integers, coordinate graphs
  
Science Classifying animals, matter, plants; weather, climate; ecosystems; Earth; energy; conservation; sound; light; human body
  
Poetry Reading & understanding; literary devices; symbolism
  
History Surveying American history from ancient civilizations through September 11, 2001; emphasizing colonization, the Revolution, westward expansion, Civil War and its aftermath, industrialization, and United States in the 20th century
  
Geography Exploring the five themes of geography; studying the United States by region, with focus on landforms, waterways, natural resources, parks, monuments, cities, state capitals, industry, agriculture, and climate; state reports; extending map and globe skills; Canada; Latin America
  

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