Operations and Algebraic Thinking, OA
  • Write and interpret numerical expressions.
  • Analyze patterns and relationships.
Number and Operations in Base Ten, NBT
  • Understand the place value system.
  • Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.

Number and Operations - Fractions, NF

  • Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.
  • Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.

Measurement and Data, MD

  • Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.
  • Represent and interpret data.
  • Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to addition.
Mathematical Practices
  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in problem solving.

  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

  4. Model with mathematics.

  5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

  6. Attend to precision.

  7. Look for and make use of structure.

  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Year at a Glance

Trimester 1 (Aug-Oct)

Trimester 2 (Nov-Jan)

Trimester 3 (Feb-May)

  • Understand whole number place value
  • Properties of Operations
  • Multi-digit add and subtract
  • Multiplication using a variety of strategies.
  • Multi-digit whole numbers multiplication using algorithm
  • Whole number quotient one-digit
  • Properties of Operations
  • Understand decimal place value.
  • Understand to the relationship between the adjacent places in decimal #s
  • Decimal addition and subtraction with varied strategies.
  • Read, write, & compare decimals Whole # quotients (up to four-digit dividends and 2-digit divisors) using strategies (equations, arrays, and/or area models) Understand relationship between multiplication and division
  • Write & interpret expressions
  • Analyze patterns & relationships
  My Math: Ch 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

  • Coordinate plane plotting (quadrant I)
  • Generate two numerical patterns using two given rules
  • Review 4th gr. fraction concepts
  • Addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals applications
  • Measurement applications with fractions
  • Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add & subtract fractions (explore other strategies as well)
  • Interpreting a fraction as a division. Study relationships.
  • Equal share Problems
  • * Perform operations with decimals (make connection between decimal & fractions)
  • Interpreting fraction multiplication as scaling
  • Multiply fractions
  • Dividing unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions using story contexts
  • Find the area of a rectangle with fractional sides
  My Math Ch 8, 10, 9, 6
(chapter 6 taught in unit 5)
  • Conversions applications with fractions
  • Equal share problems
  • Convert like measurements within the metric system
  • Understand concepts of volume. Make line plots to display data with measurements in fractions of a unit.
  • Understand concepts of volume
  • Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties

  My Math: Ch 11 and 12 (lessons 8, 9, 10, 11)

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