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     What is your child learning in the fifth grade?

    Here are a few examples:
    • Understands the elements of American History from Pre-Columbian civilization through colonization, the American Revolution, Westward Expansion and the development of the United State of America.
    • Investigates the greater the force applied to an object, the greater the change in motion of a given object.
    •  Reads text fluently and quotes accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. 
    • Strategies for division of numbers up to 4-digits.
    • Adds and subtracts fractions and decimals.

     How to help your child do better

    • Encourage your child to independently read and write every day.
    • If you have a computer in your home, have your child practice typing short responses on the computer about events and information in books that have been read.  Practice keyboarding skills.
    • Ask your child to develop and implement a plan to recycle resources within your home.
    • Continue to reinforce basic math facts
    • Discuss real world situations using positive and negative numbers.