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

Geometry, G

  • Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems
  • Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties
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 10 weeks)

Trimester 2 (Nov-Feb 14 weeks)

Trimester 3 (Mar-May 8 wks)

  • Properties of Operations;
    Write and Interpret numerical;
    Analyze patterns and relationships;
    Multi-digit add-subtract; Read, write, & compare decimals;
    Multi-digit whole numbers multiplication using algorithm Whole number quotients: 4 digit dividend-2 digit divisor, using strategies;
    Write and interpret numerical expressions and analyze patterns and relationships;
  My Math: Ch 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

  • Interpreting factions as division;
    Equivalent Fractions to add and subtract;
    Interpreting fraction multiplication as scaling;
    Dividing fractions: unit fractions with whole numbers;
    Line plots to display data with measurements in fractions of a unit
  • Perform operations with decimals: make connections between decimal fractions and decimals.
  My Math Ch 8, 10, 9, 6
  • Area of a rectangle;
    Convert like measurements within the standard system;
    Convert like measurements within the metric system;
    Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world problems;
    Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties;
    Understand concepts of volume;
  My Math: Ch 11 and 12

Fifth Grade Math Overview

GR 5 MATH Guide Overview

GR five 1-pg math guide

Detailed Fifth Grade Mathematics Guide (password protected)
Mathematical Practice in Action
Fifth Grade Critical Key Ideas
Fifth Grade Math Focus

Fifth Grade Mathematics Framework

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