Fifth Grade: What Will They Learn?
By the time she's in fifth grade, your child will need to take almost full responsibility for her homework. She will be using assignment notepads and learning good studying and note-taking habits. Find out what else your child will learn this year.
Follow all capitalization rules.
Use all punctuation marks appropriately.
Appreciate different forms of literature.
Increase their vocabularies through the use of synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and analogies.
Recognize and use all parts of speech.
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and decimals.
Recognize relationships between fractions, decimals, and percents.
Determine the perimeter of polygons and the area of squares and rectangles.
Use basic spelling rules.
Understand basic United States history, geography, economics, and government.
Use mathematics in the study of science.
Understand the major topics of physical, life, and earth sciences in greater depth.