Fifth Grade


(10 years)

In fifth grade students will continue to improve basic writing skills including proper punctuation, accurate spelling and correct use of contractions. Our goal for math is to review and reinforce what they learned in fourth grade and learn how to apply a variety of problem solving strategies and explain answers verbally, pictorially and in writing. We will also use statistics and graphs to answer mathematical questions. Finally, we will understand exponents and prime numbers, as well as further explore decimals, percent’s and fractions. In science, we will study matter in its many forms and geological changes in the Earth. In social studies we will learn about the Americas as well other countries and customs. The students work in a collaborative setting and learn how to work together in teams as well as individually.

 

 

team member

Guillermo Correa


Fifth Grade Lead Teacher
Mr. Guillermo is a Nicaraguan teacher from Granada with a degree in Systems Engineering. He joined our team in 2015 as the second grade teacher. Mr. Guillermo has worked with highly disadvantaged children at Education Plus and truly understands the importance of quality education in a child’s life.  He has also taught children English in the community of San Blas in Masaya.  Mr. Guillermo has a love for music and playing the guitar, which he shares with his students.  Mr. Guillermo comments that he has a passion for education that grows daily, and he truly values his role in guiding children to the best people they can be.

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Go Green with our Reusable Grocery Bags

Granada International School has joined up with CENICA, the Nicaraguan conservation group, to help rid Granada of plastic bags. CENICA, along with our 5th and 6th grades students, are going door to door to ask businesses to boycott plastic bags and plastic straws.  To give the consumers options, we have created these reusable bags that can be used instead of plastic. Our plans are to sell the bags in front of the grocery stores as well as is a variety of locations. Each bag is $5 and is made of a heavy fabric that will withstand the test of time.  If you would like to support this project and order our bags, please click below.