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Math Focal Points: Grade 5

For teachers of grade 5, NCTM offers online resources, many interactive, that support teaching of the specific areas defined by NCTM as Focal Points. Focal points are clusters of related knowledge, skills, and concepts, and for Grade 5 they are Division of Whole Numbers, Fractions and Decimals and 3-D Shapes. Commentary and links to Focal Points for grades K-8 are provided. Links to background information and further training opportunities are provided.
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Contributed by: Terese A Herrera - Author, Middle School Portal 2 - Publisher, National Science Foundation - Initiator
Math TopicGeometry, Measurement, Number Sense, Decimals, Fractions, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level5
Resource TypeCurriculum, Reference Materials

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education TopicInstructional materials, Teacher content knowledge
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentYes
    • ContributorTerese A Herrera - Author, Middle School Portal 2 - Publisher, National Science Foundation - Initiator
    • Publication Date2011-09-19
    • RightsCopyright March 2008 - The Ohio State University
      http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 5
      One-stop shopping
      By Uncle Bob on 05/22/2012 - 10:37
    • Plenty of resources – pd, problems, interactivities, etc. – clustered around the important topics in 5th grade math. 4th and 6th grade teachers should benefit too.