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Helping and Linking Verbs

Helping Verb = verb from the song plus an action verb
Example: She is dancing to the music.

Linking Verb = verb from the song alone
Example: Mark is a handsome man.

Helping Verb Song (sung to the tune of "It's a Small World")

Is am are was were be being been

Has have had do does did

Shall will should would

May might must can could.

5th Grade

To email the 5th grade teachers please select the following links:

Melissa Lorenz

Lucia Means

Anne Whipp


Welcome to 5th grade! With your support we encourage a respectful learning environment where your child will learn to be a more responsible and reflective student. Fifth grade requires students to learn and use study skills in order to become more successful. We hope this site will be a tool for all who use it.

Helpful Links


Physical Education (PE) is scheduled almost every morning during the fall. Please make sure you have a water bottle, towel to lay on, appropriate shoes and a hat/suncreen to protect your face.

Physical Fitness Testing

In March we will begin the state physical fitness testing. Please be sure that your child is wearing appropriate clothing and shoes. Also, please feel free to practice the following with your child at home:

  • Push-ups
  • Crunches
  • Running
  • Stretching

Preposition List

aboard, about, above, across, after, against, along, amid, among, around, as, at

before, behind, below, beneath, beside, besides, between, beyond, by

concerning, considering

despite, down, during

except, excepting, excluding

following, for, from

in, inside, into



of, off, on, onto, opposite, outside  over, on top of




than, through, to, toward, towards

under, underneath, unlike, until, up, upon

versus, via

with, within, without