Fifth Grade

Students learning algebraic concepts at Colonial Elementary

For each math unit, you'll find an explanation of the math concepts and strategies that your child is learning, as well as activities that you can do at home that will help strengthen your child's understanding of those concepts. The units are listed in the order that they occur during the school year. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact your child's teacher.

Fifth Grade Math Expectations
Number Puzzles and Multiple Towers
Prisms and Pyramids
Thousands of Miles, Thousands of Seats
What's That Portion?
Measuring Polygons
Decimals on Grids and Number Lines
How Many People? How Many Teams?
Growth Patterns
How Long Can You Stand on One Foot?

Parent reference for the Student Math Handbook

Here you'll find page numbers (and copies of the pages) that explain the math concepts in the Student Math Handbook.

Fun Online Math Resources

  • AAA Math: Offers a variety of concepts by grade level and includes a list of additional web-based resources
  • Arcademic Skill Builders: Offers a variety of games by grade level and concepts
  • Cool Math 4 Kids: Offers an amusement park of math and more -- especially designed for kids and FUN, FUN, FUN!!!
  • Fun Brain: Offers numbers games for grades K-8 that let your brain explore, collect and compete in a variety of math games!
  • Illuminations: Offers a library of 104 online math activities that help to make math come alive in the classroom or at home for grades K-12
  • IXL: Offers a variety of extra practice by grade level and concept
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