Wow, the last grade level in your student’s elementary school career! 5th grade is a time of change for your student, not just academically but socially as well. Middle school is next on their journey and it can be a scary time for both students and caregivers. The best way to handle it is staying consistent and making any homework/extra work as engaging as possible.

By the end of this year, your student should know:

• The order of operations
• Analyze patterns and relationships (input, output)
• Understand place value- be able to identify up to thousandths in a decimal number and compare using greater, less than or equal signs
• Round up to the thousandth place
• Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.
• Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing
given fractions with equivalent fractions
• Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to
multiply and divide fractions.
• Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.
• Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit
• Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume and relate volume to multiplication and to