San Gabriel Mission Elementary School

A Graduate of San Gabriel Mission Elementary School is a lifelong learner who thinks critically and creatively.
Summer School » 4th - 5th Grade

4th - 5th Grade

 
Classes and schedules for students entering 4th or 5th grade in Fall 2018 are as follows:
 
 
8:15 - 9:00 am 9:05 - 9:50 am 10:15 - 11:00 am 11:05 - 11:50
Reading - Ms. Valencia Writing - Valencia Math - Ms. Nunez Enrichment Choice*
 
 
 
Class Descriptions
 
 
Reading with Ms. Valencia
 
Are you ready for an amazing trip to the world of folklore?  During this class, students will read from many different cultures.  They will travel to enchanted lands, learn about magical creatures, and befriend many imaginary characters.  Students will act out the stories and work on art projects.  Supplies needed: one spiral notebook, pencil with eraser.
 
 
Writing with Ms. Valencia
 
 
Whether you love to write or just need practice, this class will offer fun and creative writing prompts to improve reading, writing, and speaking skills.  Students will learn the benefits of clearer communication through poetry, book-making, and art activities.  Supplies needed: one spiral notebook and a pencil with eraser.
 
 
Math with Ms. Nunez
 
 
This course is meant to increase skills of basic adding and subtracting multi-digit numbers, while enhancing multiplication and division skills.  Students will also develop the skills needed for fractions.  There will be numerous opportunities to learn, reinforce and practice skills and problem solve through a variety of fun and engaging activities.  Supplies needed: one spiral notebook.
 
 
Enrichment Class Choices (CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING)
 
Art with Ms. Peinado
 
In this class, the students will study the elements and principles of Art as well as using different techniques and different mediums.  Students will discuss the different schools of Art, such as realism, abstract, impressionism and cubism.  Students will tap into their creative side and participate in drawing, painting, sculpting and designing.  Materials fee $15.
 
 
Origami with Ms. Nunez
 
This fun course is meant to explore your child's creative side while using hands-on skills and thinking creatively.   With the use oif a single sheet or multiple sheets of paper, students will learn different origami folding techniques to create 2D and 3D objects.
 
 
Readers' Theater with Ms. Valencia
 
Building on the student's existing reading level, this fun and creative class will incorporate acting and reading comprehension.  Students will practice vocabulary, reading scripts aloud, and present a final production.
 
 
PE with Mr. Combes
 
In this class, students will develop their motor skills through various physical activities, while also working to improve their collaboration skills with their peers through objective based games.  The basics of healthy living, such as the importance of a well-balanced diet and regular exercise, will be discussed and researched.  Supplies needed: Athletic attire and a great attitude!