• 5th Grade Math Curriculum

    Number and Operations Base Ten: Whole Numbers

    • Expanding understanding of Place Value to decimals
    • Developing Multiplication and Division strategies
    • Understand the base 10 number system and powers of 10
    • Understand order of operations
    • Understanding concepts of Volume and relate it to multiplication
    • Including Problem Solving involving Volume

     Number and Operations: Fractions and Decimals

    • Using equivalency to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators
    • Understanding the concept of multiplying fractions by fractions and fractions by whole numbers
    • Interpreting multiplying fractions as scaling
    • Dividing by a unit fraction and understanding that a fraction is a division problem
    • Developing the concept of division of a unit fraction by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions.
    • Including Problem Solving involving fractional quantities


    • Comparing and Rounding Decimals
    • Performing Operations with Decimals (+, -, *, /)

     Measurement and Data

    • Making a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit
    • Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system


    • Classifying two dimensional geometric figures based on their properties
    • Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems

     Operations and Algebraic Thinking

    • Representing algebraic thinking
    • Analyze Patterns and relationships
    • Write and interpret numerical expressions