• Monthly Math Learning Standards:


    5.OA.1 Write and interpret numerical expressions. 

    Use parenthesis, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols

    5.OA.2 Write and interpret numerical expressions.   Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them.  For example, express the calculation "add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2" as 2 x (8 + 7).  Recognize that 3 x (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

    5.NBT.2 Understand the place value system.  Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10.  Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.

    5.NF.5a  Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to multiply and divide fractions.  Comparing the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication. 
    Monthly Language Arts Learning Standards:
    RI.5.2. Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
    RL.5.2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
    RL.5.7. Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
    RF.5.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
    RF.5.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
    W.5.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
    W.5.5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
    L.5.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. 
    L.5.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.