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Fifth Grade

All About Fifth Grade

Fifth grade is all about preparing students for the middle school. The rigors of fifth grade require that students become independent, self-directed, and motivated learners.


Fifth grade focuses on the Common Core State Standards across the curriculum. The standards can be found on the Martinez Unified School District website. A big shift is writing in all areas of the curriculum. Yes! Even math.


What you can do at home to support your child:


*Knowledge of basic math facts is essential at this grade level. Please review them at home.

*Please have them read, read, read! Read with them, to them, and have them read independently as much as possible.

*Review planners, corrected assignments, and homework with your child.

*Ask your child what they learned at school daily.

*Regular attendance and arriving to school on time will help your child succeed.

*Remember that adequate sleep and nutrition are fundamental to learning.










Jennifer Magdefrau                              Samantha Labrador

Labrador, Samantha ex.3518 Teacher
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