Fifth Grade for Utah Students
Everything seems to ramp up in fifth grade. At this stage in a child's development, students are good, logical thinkers and problem-solvers. They can identify needed information and strategies, and switch how they think about a challenge until they come up with a solution. And for some, this is also when the roller coaster ride of puberty begins. Fifth grade at Utah's tuition-free* K12-powered online school can help students and families navigate this important time.
A Quality Pubic School Education from Home
The K12-powered online school in Utah lets students access the benefits of an excellent public school education from home. The difference it K12's personalized learning program, which includes:
- An Individualized Learning Plan for each student designed to promote academic success
- K12's high-quality, engaging online curriculum that inspires and challenges young minds
- Live, online classes with Utah-licensed teachers
- Support from a Learning Coach, usually a parent or other responsible adult
- Social connections through a variety of online and in-person opportunities
- A school year schedule that's similar to traditional schools throughout the state
Supportive Learning in an Online Environment
K12-powered learning offers students experiences that include online and in-person support. State-licensed teachers provide personalized instruction in regular online classes. As students complete their daily coursework accessed through the online school platform, their Learning Coach is available to offer daily one-to-one support. In grades K–5, the Learning Coach offers about 3 to 6 hours of support and helps the student stay on track with their learning schedule, and communicates with teachers via email and phone as needed. The K12 program also offers a variety of opportunities for the Learning Coach to receive the information, support, and the training they need to help their student succeed.
Grade 5 Online Curriculum
K12's engaging online curriculum is enhanced by hands-on education materials† that help meet the needs of a variety of learning styles. Fifth graders in Utah's K12-powered online school begin a two-year U.S. history survey from the first North Americans to the Civil War and Reconstruction. In language arts, students read classic fiction and nonfiction. They conduct science experiments building a watershed model, testing cell membrane functions, and analyzing the effects of gravity. And they work with decimals, multiply fractions with whole numbers, and explore angles and shapes to build geometry skills. Students also have access to fifth grade art, music, and world language courses.
Your K12-Powered Option
Utah's online school powered by K12 offers personalized learning from kindergarten to high school:
Utah Virtual Academy helps students in grades K–12 become independent, self-motivated learners. The school offers a broad curriculum, including AP© courses, six world languages, and more than 50 electives. An Advanced Learner Program serves younger students while qualified high school students can earn college credits on select courses through concurrent enrollment at designated local colleges. The Destinations Career Academy at UTVA offers students in grades 9–12 a jump-start on college and career goals, and a chance to gain industry-relevant skills by taking electives in high-demand career fields. And field trips, extracurricular activities, and clubs bring students together.
310 East 4500 South, Suite 620, | Murray, UT 84107
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*Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help address your technological and computer questions and needs.
†Course materials vary by course and school. Please check with your school about offline course materials.
††Not all courses on the K12 course list are offered by all schools. If you have a question about a particular course, please check with your school.