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Top Signs of Trouble in Fifth Grade


With middle school approaching, your fifth grader's homework, projects, and tests will be more in-depth. Puberty may affect your child this school year or shortly down the road.

Your child may have trouble in fifth grade if she hasn't learned to:

  • Write solid sentences and paragraphs.
  • Work in groups.
  • Analyze and recall facts.
  • Give talks and share the information she's learned.
  • Read content area materials.

Quiz: Do You Know What Your Fifth Grader Should Know?

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Next: Top Signs of Trouble in Sixth Grade

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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