Fifth grade mathematics is about
- Developing fluency with addition and subtraction of fractions, and developing understanding of the multiplication of fractions and of division of fractions in limited cases (unit fractions divided by whole numbers and whole numbers divided by unit fractions)
- Extending division to two-digit divisors, integrating decimal fractions into the place value system and developing understanding of operations with decimals to hundredths, and developing fluency with whole number and decimal operations
- Developing understanding of volume.
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A Story of Units: Curriculum Map and Overview for Grades P-5: provides teachers with a clear picture of the modules at each grade level from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5.
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From EngageNY.org of the New York State Education Department. Grade 5 Mathematics.
Available from engageny.org/resource/grade-5-mathematics; accessed 2015-05-29.
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