• Math Goals For Grade Five

Goals for 1-10 weeks, grade 5
Students will receive targeted instruction in the following areas with a goal of 75% as satisfactory.  Mastery of basic multiplication and division facts.  Practice math facts and understand key mathematical vocabulary.  Place value of whole numbers and decimals.  Comparing and ordering whole numbers and decimals.  Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals to the thousandths.  Displaying data in a line graph to show increase/decrease over time.  Using a ruler to measure to the nearest inch, 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 inch.  Measuring to the nearest centimeter.  Identifying equivalent units of length-customary and metric.  Converting measurements within a given system.  Multiplying three digits by three digits using a variety of strategies.  Dividing three digit numbers by one and two digit numbers, using a variety of strategies.

Goals for 10-20 weeks, grade 5
Students will receive targeted instruction in the following areas with a goal of 75% as satisfactory.  Geometry strand; Multiplication and division facts and key vocabulary; Review and practice three digit by three digit multiplication and three digit by two digit division; Review and practice current and past concepts in the form of NYS Test Questions and real world problem solving/centers; Identifying similar triangles and ratios of corresponding sides of similar triangles; Classifying triangles and quadrilaterals; Understanding the sum of interior angles for triangles and quadrilaterals; Identifying pairs of congruent triangles and corresponding parts; Finding the missing angle in triangles; Identify and draw lines of symmetry for basic geometric shapes; Calculate the perimeter of regular and irregular polygons.

Goals for 20-30 weeks, grade 5
Students will receive targeted instruction in the following areas with a goal of 75% as satisfactory.  Creating equivalent fractions, given a fraction.  Comparing and ordering fractions with like and unlike denominators.  Compare fractions using < , >,  = .  Simplify fractions to lowest terms.  Add/Subtract fractions and mixed numbers with like denominators.  Convert improper fractions to mixed numbers, and mixed numbers to improper fractions.  Understand ratios and percents.  Review customary and metric units of length.  Convert measurements within a given system.  Begin elapsed time.