Math word problems that include decimals are an important part of 5th-grade math. Students will face more complex math concepts as they transition into middle school, so they must have a strong founda…

# 5th Grade Math

##### 3 Amazingly Cool Activities to Help Master 5th Grade Math Word Problems

For many children, the bigger challenges they face with 5th grade math word problems can trip them. Even when word problems were easy in earlier grades, the multiple steps and bigger numbers in fifth …

##### Back to School Basics: What Parents Need to Know About 5th Grade Math

Fifth grade: For some kids, it is the start of middle school. For others, it is the last year of elementary. No matter how your district divides students, a close look at Common Core State Standards a…

##### 4 Unconventional Ways to Help with 5th Grade Multiplication

Every student is different when it comes to learning and mastering multiplication. Some instantly glom on to the concepts while others need flash cards and drilling to become proficient. And some, eve…

##### 3 Fraction Games for 5th Grade that Will Help Your Child Excel

One of the foundational concepts in 5th grade math is fractions. Many students find working with fractions a challenge. If your child is struggling, or if you just want to reinforce what is being taug…

##### How 5th Grade Geometry Teaches Your Child Solve Real-World Problems

“When will we ever use this in the real-world?” If your 5th grader has started geometry and has asked this question, do you have an answer? If 5th grade geometry has stumped your child, th…

##### 7 After School Activities to Master 5th Grade Math Word Problems

Whether your child is struggling with 5th grade math word problems or simply looking to be challenged than she is in school, you can use the hours after school to help reinforce important math concept…

##### Why Your Child Gets Stumped by 5th Grade Math Word Problems

Is your child stumped by 5th grade math word problems? Are you dealing with hours of homework and a frustrated student? If so, here’s what you need to know.…

##### Getting Crafty: 4 DIY 5th Grade Math Worksheets to Make at Home

Math lends itself well to worksheets, but some students find worksheets boring or challenging. If your child is tired of worksheets, grab some scissors and glue and get crafty – Here are some 5t…

##### 5th Grade Common Core Math: What Your Child Can Do to Succeed this School Year

The Common Core State Standards, or CCSS, will reach full implementation this upcoming school year in the 43 states (plus the District of Columbia) that have adopted the initiative. Common Core sets u…