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Big Ideas & Topics in Fifth Grade Math

  • The big ideas and topics in Fifth Grade are solving problems involving all four operations with positive rational numbers, determining and generating formulas and solutions to expressions, and extending measurement to area and volume.

    Students will apply place value and identify part-to-whole relationships and equivalence.

    Students will represent and solve problems with expressions and equations, build foundations of functions through patterning, identify prime and composite numbers, and use the order of operations.

    Students will classify two-dimensional figures, connect geometric attributes to the measures of three-dimensional figures, use units of measure, and represent location using a coordinate plane.

    Students will represent and interpret data.

    For additional information concerning math in Fifth Grade, please visit tea.texas.gov.