The Common Core in Maryland

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Skills available for Maryland fifth-grade math standards

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5.OA Operations and Algebraic Thinking

  • 5.OA.A Write and interpret numerical expressions.

    • 5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

    • 5.OA.A.2 Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them.

      • 5.OA.A.2.a Knowledge of the term, "expressions" and the difference between this term and equation.

      • 5.OA.A.2.b Ability to interpret calculation into numerical terms and numerical expressions into words.

      • 5.OA.A.2.c Ability to write simple expressions without actually calculating them.

      • 5.OA.A.2.d Ability to apply their reasoning of the four operations and knowledge of place value to describe the relationship between numbers.

      • 5.OA.A.2.e This standard does not include variables, only numbers and operational signs.

      • 5.OA.A.2.f Ability to apply their understanding of four operations and grouping symbols to write expressions.

  • 5.OA.B Analyze patterns and relationships.

5.NBT Number and Operations in Base Ten

5.NF Number and Operations—Fractions

5.MD Measurement and Data

5.G Geometry