Mathematics 500

Math 500 is a full-year elementary math course focusing on number skills, mathematical literacy, and geometric concepts. Students will gain solid experience with number theory and operations, including whole numbers, decimals, and fractions. In addition, students will develop their understanding of measurement and two- and three- dimensional figures. This course also integrates mathematical practices throughout the units, as well as introducing students to algebraic, statistical, and probability concepts.

In this course, students will be taught the following:

Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction

  • Adding and subtracting of decimals and fractions
  • Comparing and ordering whole numbers
  • Determining rules for number patterns
  • Mental math
  • Rounding and estimating

Multiplying Whole Numbers and Decimals

  • Estimating whole number products
  • Multiplying decimals
  • Multiplying whole numbers
  • Properties of multiplicationDividing Whole Numbers and Decimals
  • Dividing with money
  • Dividing whole numbers and decimals
  • Estimating quotients
  • Interpreting remainders

Algebra and Graphing

  • Coordinate plane
  • Expressions
  • Graphing functions
  • Integers
  • Numerical patterns in tables and graphs
  • Order of operations
  • Scatterplots


  • Capacity
  • Density
  • Length
  • Mass
  • Time and temperature
  • The Metric System
  • Weight
  • cting fractions
  • Adding and subtracting mixed numbers
  • Estimating sums and differences
  • Multiplying mixed numbers
  • Multiplying whole numbers and fractions

Data Analysis and Probability

  • Bar/Line Graphs
  • Choosing the right graph
  • Collecting data and frequency tables
  • Line plots
  • Listing outcomes
  • Making predictions
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Probability
  • Stem-and-Leaf plots


  • Angles
  • Circles
  • Geometry terms
  • Polygons
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Making predictions
  • Similar and congruent figures
  • Solid figures
  • Symmetry
  • Transformations
  • Triangles

Perimeter, Area, and Volume

  • Perimeter, Area, and Volume
  • Area
  • Circumference
  • Parallelograms
  • Polygons
  • Regular polygons
  • Squares and rectangles
  • Surface area
  • Triangles
  • VolumeFinancial Literacy
  • Exploring your finances

State: National
Grade Level: 5
Category: Math
Course Length: Year