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Grade Five

10 – 11 years

Fifth grade is a year of education in many nations. In the United States, the fifth grade is the fifth and last school year of elementary school in most schools. Students are usually 10-11 years old unless the child has been held back

Skills that Children Will Learn

  • Adding, subtracting and multiplying fractions without simplification
  • Multiplying multi-digit whole numbers using an algorithm
  • Place value with whole numbers and decimals to the thousandths place
  • Dividing whole numbers by 2-digit divisors using strategies
  • Volume of rectangular prisms
  • Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals to the hundredths place
  • Dividing unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions
  • Writing simple expressions and simplifying them with parentheses, brackets, or braces
  • Rounding decimals
  • The coordinate plane and graphing ordered pairs in the first quadrant
  • Addition and Subtraction of Fractions (4.5 weeks)
  • Multiplication of Fractions (3 weeks)
  • Division of Fractions (3.5 weeks)
  • Whole Number Expressions and Operations (3 weeks)
  • Volume (3 weeks)
  •  Place Value and Decimals (3 weeks)
  • Decimal Operations: Add and Subtract (3 weeks)
  • Decimal Operations: Multiply and Divide (6 weeks)
  • SBAC Exposure (2 weeks)
  • Classifying Two-Dimensional Polygons (2 weeks)