Fifth Grade Hands-On Activities

  • Measure using appropriate measuring instruments and units of measurement:
    • length in parts of an inch, inches, feet, yards, millimeters, centimeters and meters.
    • weight/mass in ounces, pounds, grams, kilograms
  • Classify angles and triangles as right, acute or obtuse.
  • Draw right, acute and obtuse angles and triangles.
  • Determine the ordered pair for a point in the first quadrant of a coordinate plane. Locate a point that is described by an ordered pair.
  • Construct a tree diagram of all the possible outcomes of an event and determine the probability that a specific outcome will occur.
  • Collect numerical data from the real world. Organize the data in a table and present it as bar graphs, line graphs and stem and leaf plots
  • Use calculators and concrete materials to investigate, describe and extend numerical and geometric patterns including triangular numbers, perfect squares, patterns formed by powers of 10 and arithmetic sequences.

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