Do You Know What Your Fifth Grader Should Know? - FamilyEducation

Do You Know What Your Fifth Grader Should Know?

Will she learn phonics, or study Shakespeare this year? Find out with this quiz.

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Will she learn phonics, or study Shakespeare this year? Find out with this quiz.

1. In reading, your child will:

  • Concentrate on phonics.
  • Learn to appreciate different forms of literature.
  • Study the works of Shakespeare.

2. In mathematics, your child will:

  • Add percents, ratios, negative integers, and factorization to the understanding of number relationships.
  • Be introduced to calculus.
  • Use the calculator to solve most problems.

3. In social studies, your child will probably study:

  • World geography.
  • History of the United States.
  • Local government.

4. In science, your child will:

  • Focus primarily on the natural world.
  • Learn how to perform experiments and observe the results.
  • Learn chemistry formulas.

5. By the end of fifth grade, your child should be able to:

  • Speak a foreign language.
  • Create a Web page.
  • Use assignment notepads and organize schoolwork in a binder.

1. In reading, your child will:
Learn to appreciate different forms of literature.

2. In mathematics, your child will:
Add percents, ratios, negative integers, and factorization to the understanding of number relationships.

3. In social studies, your child will probably study:
History of the United States.

4. In science, your child will:
Learn how to perform experiments and observe the results.

5. By the end of fifth grade, your child should be able to:
Use assignment notepads and organize schoolwork in a binder.

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