Meet the Teacher
Ms. Santana is the 5th grade ELA and Science teacher. Ms. Santana has always had a passion for teaching, while at the same time caring for the social-emotional development of her students. In 2014, she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Childhood Psychology. Then in 2016, she completed her Master’s Degree in Childhood Education.
Ms. Santana does not believe that the purpose of education is just to fill the minds of students with facts but to teach them to think for themselves, while carefully utilizing a range of pedagogical approaches to ensure that learning occurs and that diverse needs of different learners are met.

English Language Arts
Pearson Reading Street Literacy Program – Scott Foresman
Unit 1: Meeting Challenges
Unit 2: Doing the Right Thing
Unit 3: Inventors and Artists
Unit 4: Adapting
Unit 5: Adventures
Unit 6: The Unexpected

Students are given their personal login to access Reading Street online program.

Science
New York Science – McGraw Hill Education

New York Science is designed to help spark that curiosity in students and inspire the next generation of innovators and inventors to ask more WHYs, think more critically, and become creative problem solvers. New York Science provides an intuitive learning experience by integrating 21st-century skills such as collaboration, communication, and problem-solving.