Fifth-Grade Accelerated Learning Outcomes

This document highlights the focus standards for each grading period. Teachers may choose to review previously taught standards as well.

Mathematics

The 2017-18 year is a crosswalk year for grades 3-5 math as both the 2009 and the 2016 VDOE standards will be taught. The asterisk (*) indicates a new 2016 standard that will be field tested on the SOL test this year, so it will be not be part of the student's overall SOL score.

Number and number sense

• Identify and describe the characteristics of prime and composite numbers
• Identify and describe the characteristics of even and odd numbers
• Investigate and describe concepts of positive exponents and perfect squares
• Identify, represent, order, and compare integers
• Identify and describe absolute value of integers
• Investigate and describe fractions, decimals, and percents as ratios
• Identify a given fraction, decimal, or percent from a representation
• Demonstrate equivalent relationships among fractions, decimals and percentages
• Compare and order fractions, decimals and percentages
• Represent and identify equivalencies among fractions and decimals, with and without models
• Compare and order fractions, mixed numbers and/or decimals in a given set, from least to greatest and greatest to least

Computation and estimation

• Use strategies to fluently find products and quotients for basic multiplication and division facts
• Evaluate whole number numerical expressions, using the order of operations
• Find the product and quotient of two numbers expressed as decimals through thousandths
• Interpret and express remainders in various forms when solving practical problems involving division
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers*
• Solve practical problems involving operations with integers*
• Simplify numerical expressions involving integers*

Patterns, functions and algebra

• Investigate and recognize the identity properties for addition and multiplication
• Investigate and recognize the multiplicative property of zero*