Math Mammoth Grade 5 Canadian Version is a complete maths program for fifth grade, available both as digital and print versions.
Grade 5A contents and samples
Grade 5B contents and samples
User Guide, grade 5
Downloads:
Grade 5 full set: USD $39.50
(part A and B worktexts, answer keys,
tests, mixed revisions, worksheet
maker, and SoftPak)
Part 5A only: USD $19.75
(part A worktext, part A answer key,
tests, cumulative revisions, worksheet
maker, and SoftPak)
Part 5B only: USD $19.75
(part B worktext, part B answer key,
tests, cumulative revisions, worksheet
maker, and SoftPak)
You will be purchasing the downloads from my authorized reseller Comecero, LLC.
You can purchase printed copies (perfect bound) at Lulu.
5A worktext 23.70 CAD
5B worktext 24.60 CAD
Tests & Cumulative Reviews $14.30 CAD
Answer Keys $21.25 CAD
Supportive materials (digital)
This product is meant to go with the printed student books, and includes digital versions of the answer keys, tests, cumulative revisions, worksheet maker and software SoftPak ($8.95 USD).
Do NOT purchase if you're getting the answer keys and tests & cumulative revisions as printed books, or if you're getting the digital version.
This workbook is supplemental, and provides additional practice for the topics in the curriculum. I recommend you only purchase it once you are sure the student does need supplemental practice. Learn more.
At the heart of the curriculum are two student worktexts (A and B), each covering about half a year of maths work. These worktexts contain all the instruction and the exercises in the same book — which makes lesson preparation a breeze. The worktexts are written directly to the student, and thus they allow many children (if they can read) to teach themselves and to learn directly from the books.
You will also get separate answer keys, chapter tests, additional cumulative revisions (I do recommend you use at least some of them), and a versatile worksheet maker (Internet access required) for those times when your child needs just a bit more practice.
This curriculum is essentially the same as the U.S. version of Math Mammoth Grade 5, only customized for the Canadian audience in these aspects:
The US version of the curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards, which means this curriculum may not be properly aligned to the fifth grade standards in your province. In fact, it is likely to align better with typical 6th grade topics in Canada. However, you can probably find material for any missing topics in neighbouring grades, which means you can simply reorder the material to solve most incompatibilities between different standards.
The main areas of study in Math Mammoth Grade 5 are:
Please also see the table of contents for 5A and 5B (in the sample files), which will let you see the topics covered in more detail.
Math Mammoth Skills Review Workbook, Grade 5 provides additional practice for the topics in Math Mammoth Grade 5 curriculum. I recommend you only purchase it once you are sure your student does need supplemental practice. Learn more.
The fifth grade is time for fractions and decimals, in particular. We study fractions and decimals and operations with them in depth and with substantial detail. Students also deepen their understanding of whole numbers, learn much more problem solving and get introduced to the calculator.
The year starts out with a study of whole numbers and their operations. Students get to review multidigit multiplication and learn long division with twodigit divisors. We also review divisibility and factors from fourth grade, and study prime factorization.
In the second chapter, the focus is on large numbers and using a calculator. This is the first time a calculator is introduced in Math Mammoth complete curriculum—thus far, all calculations have been done mentally or with paper and pencil. I want students to learn to be critical in their use of the calculator and use it with good judgment. Every exercise where calculator use is to be allowed is marked with a little calculator symbol.
The third chapter is about equations and problem solving. We study simple equations with the help of a balance and bar models. The main idea is to get students used to the idea of an equation and what it means to solve an equation. Students also do a fair amount of problem solving using the visual bar model.
The fourth chapter is about decimals and some of the operations with decimals (the rest will be studied in chapter 6). Fifth grade is the time when students learn all the basic operations with decimals. In this chapter, we focus on place value with decimals, addition and subtraction of decimals and multiplication and division of decimals by whole numbers. Multiplying decimals by decimals and dividing decimals by decimals is covered in chapter 6.
In chapter 5 we study graphing in the coordinate grid, line graphs, and average. Today's world has become increasingly complex with lots of data presented in the media, so our children need a good grasp of statistical graphs to be able to make sense of all of that information.
Chapter 6 continues our study of decimals. The focus is on multiplying decimals by decimals, dividing decimals by decimals and conversions between measuring units.
Chapter 7 covers the addition and subtraction of fractions — another topic of focus for 5th grade, besides decimals. The most difficult topic of this chapter is adding and subtracting unlike fractions, which is done by first converting them to equivalent fractions with a common denominator.
In chapter 8, we study the multiplication and division of fractions from various angles.
Chapter 9 takes us to geometry, starting with a review of angles and polygons. From there, students will learn to draw circles, to classify triangles and quadrilaterals, and the concept of volume in the context of right rectangular prisms (boxes).
Here is a list of manipulatives that are needed or recommended for grade 5.
Math Mammoth review at As They Grow Up blog
You can buy Math Mammoth Canadian version:
Also available:
Math Mammoth Grades 13 Bundle, Canadian Version (digital download), USD $79.00
Get grades 13 in a discounted bundle — 33% off!
Math Mammoth Grades 47 Bundle, Canadian Version, $105 USD
Get grades 47 in a discounted bundle — 33% off! This means you save $53 USD (or the equivalent in your currency).
Note: The grades 47 bundle currently includes the Canadian version for grades 46, and the U.S. version for grade 7. We decided to offer this bundle prior to us publishing the grade 7 CA version, so that people can get the discount when purchasing a bundle.
The main possible issue is that the U.S. version of grade 7 uses customary units (inches, feet, miles, pounds, gallons) in several places. However, since Canadians are typically familiar with these, it will probably not pose a big problem.
By having purchased this bundle, you can get the CA version of grade 7 for free once it is published (please contact us for it).
By purchasing any of the books, permission IS granted for the purchaser (teacher or parent) to reproduce this material to be used with his/her students in a teaching situation; not for commercial resale. Please note: you are not permitted to share the material with other teachers or parents.
In other words, you are permitted to make copies for the students/children you are teaching, but not for other teachers' usage.
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