Learning Key Concepts - Grade-5 - Orchids The International School
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Grade 5


class

Maths


EVS


Science


English


Numbers

  • Large Numbers
  • Estimation
  • Type of Numbers

Factors and Multiples

  • Factors, Multiples
  • Divisibility rules
    and Prime Factorization
  • HCF
  • LCM

Fractions

  • Types of Fractions
  • Comparing and
    Ordering Fractions
  • Addition and
    Subtraction
    of Fractions
  • Multiplication
    and Division
    of Fractions

Decimals

  • Reading and Writing Decimals
  • Rounding off Decimals
  • Comparing and Ordering
    Decimals
  • Conversions: Fractions
    to Decimals, Decimals
    to Fractions

Geometry

  • Angles
  • Angles in Shape
  • Polygons
  • Three-Dimensional Shapes
  • Nets of 3-D Shapes

Area and perimeter

  • Area
  • Perimeter

Volume

  • Volume by Unit Cubes
  • Volume of Cube
    and Cuboid

Patterns and Symmetry

  • Reflective Symmetry
  • Rotational Symmetry
  • Patterns

Time

  • Conversion of Time Units
  • Addition and Subtraction
    of Time
  • Calendar and Timeline

Money

  • Addition and
    Subtraction of
    Money Amounts
  • Profit and Loss
  • Unitary method

Speed, Distance, and Time

  • Speed, Distance,
    and Time

Data Handling

  • Bar Graph
  • Circle Graph
  • Growth chart & Hierarchy

Reading Basics

  • Make Homophones and Homonyms
  • Nouns to Adjectives
  • Positive and negative Contractions
  • Pronoun-Verb
  • Words with '-less' , 'ful', etc

Reading Strategies

  • Words related to Sight , Sound & Touch
  • Sort Similies & Metaphors
  • Identify Location & Timeline in the text
  • Sequencing the passage
  • Infer Character Emotions
  • Make Inferences about Character Traits from the text

Grammar

  • Personal Pronouns
  • Uses of Possessive Pronouns
  • Intensive Pronouns
  • Difference between Personal and Reflexive Pronouns.
  • Subject- Verb Agreement
  • Difference between Main & Helping Verbs
  • Modal Auxilaries
  • Simple Prepositions
  • Join sentences using 'and', 'but', 'or', & 'because'
  • Sub-ordinating Conjunctions
  • Corelative Conjunctions
  • Building Sentences
  • Simple, Compound and Complex sentences
  • Adjectives of Quality & Number
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Descriptive Sounds
  • Adjective of Number
  • Revise Adverbs
  • Adverbs of Time & Frequency
  • Question Words
  • Declarative, Interrogative, Exclamatory & Imperative
  • Simple Present Tense
  • Present Continuous Tense
  • Simple Past Tense
  • Past Continuous Tense
  • Future Tense

Writing Skills

  • Spot the Details in a Picture
  • Describe the Picture
  • Cinquain
  • Making Sense of it
  • Clerihew
  • Writing Similies
  • Using Adjectives and WH words
  • Use of five senses
  • Using Linkers
  • Write a Biography
  • Using Word & Phrases along with Onomatopoeia
  • Personal Recount Mapping & Use of Graphic Organisers
  • Describe an Experience
  • Story retelling with the help of prompts.(Oral)
  • Writing a Story with the Main Idea and Key details
  • Write a Story on the Outline
  • Introduction in a Formal Letter
  • Formal Letter
  • Informal Letter

A Treat for Mosquitoes

  • Diseases Caused By Mosquitoes
    and their Prevention
  • Life Cycle of a Mosquito

Re
production
in Plants

  • Methods of Reproduction
  • Parts of Flower and Pollination
  • Seeds: Types, Parts
    and Dispersal

Force and Energy

  • Force: Effects and Types
  • Simple Machines and Levers
  • Energy: Types and Conversion

Weather and Climate

  • Meaning of Weather and Climate
  • Adaptations in Animals based on Climate

Water

The Earth and the Universe

  • Universe and the Solar system
  • Earth and Life On It
  • Stars and the other celestial bodies

Agriculture

  • All About Crops
  • Steps In Agriculture

Threat to Animals

  • Animal Cruelty
    and Laws for
    Animal Protection
  • Conservation of Wildlife

Shelter

  • Shelter: Need and Types
  • Special Shelters

Fuels: A Source of Energy

  • Formation of Coal
    and Petroleum
  • Fractional Distillation
    of Petroleum
  • Renewable and
    Non-renewable
    Sources of Energy

Indian Heritage

  • Important Monuments
  • States of India

Travel in Space

  • What is Space Travel?
  • Challenges in Space

Forests

  • Our Natural Resources
  • Importance of Forests
  • Forests in India
  • Conservation of forests

Different Types of Works

  • Community Helpers
    and their Importance
  • Work Bias

Across the Walls

  • Women in Various Fields
  • Gender Discrimination

Human Settlement

  • Resettlement and its Effects
  • Slums and Cities
  • Urbanisation

Natural Disasters

  • Earthquakes
  • Floods
  • Cyclones and Hurricanes