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PS 230 5th Grade Team   

Front Row (L to R) - Ms. MaciasMs. Madison, Ms. Gursoy, Ms. Higaki, Ms. LaskyMs. Caputo

Middle Row (L to R) - Ms. Rojas, Mrs. Ferdous, Ms. Sparks, Ms. DiScipio, Mr. Ramos, Mr. Scott

Back Row (L to R) - Ms. Heinrich, Mr. Cetta, Ms. Daniel, Ms. Kelley, Mr. Metzner

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 Quote of the Month: 

  "Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty” - Albert Einstein     


Habits of Mind


Criteria for May's Student of the Month

  • Is willing to ask for help
  • Demonstrates humility (i.e. is not a show-off)
  • is a positive role model

5th Grade Archives

5th Grade News - October 2017

5th Grade News - November 2017

5th Grade News - December 2017

5th Grade News - January 2018

5th Grade News - February 2018

5th Grade News - March 2018

5th Grade News - April 2018

Social Studies

In social studies…

     During the month of May, the fifth grade students will be studying the American Civil War. 

     Through the use of videos, read-alouds, image study, articles and interactive experiences, students will gain an understanding of the important concepts of the era.  Included in these concepts are:  the causes of southern secession; how economic factors in the north and south impacted the struggle; how technology impacted the outcome of the Civil War.

     Students can expect to complete various projects to show what they know.

In art…

     Students are learning the anatomy of the face and learning how to draw it realistically with pastels.

     They will also be learning about Shang Dynasty bronzes, which explores how bronze is made and the rise of Chinese civilization.

In health...

     Safety & first aid unit!  We will be learning about safe practices within our surroundings and what we can & should do in emergency situations.

In gym…

     This unit we will be practicing Volleyball!  We will work on our bumping, setting and hit/spike skills in a fun, competitive & social setting.

Important Dates

May 2018

★ 5/1 - 5/2

NYS Math Tests

★ 5/18

Poconos Trip





     Please click here to visit the 5th Grade website, with homework assignments, information and resources for the following 5th Grade classes:

  • 501
  • 502
  • 503