5th Grade Math Curriculum


  • Summary of Year :

    Fifth grade mathematics is about (1) 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); (2) 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; and (3) developing understanding of volume. (www.engageny.org)

    Units covered in fifth grade:

    * Place Value and Decimal Fractions 
    * Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations 
    * Addition and Subtraction of Fractions 
    * Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions 
    * Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area 
    * Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane