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Math Fundamentals 5

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Subject Categories:
Elementary Class, Math

This course’s primary aim is to expand number sense and computation skills, develop problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills, and identify numerical and geometrical relationships. Class time includes teacher-led discussion and small group work aimed to deepen understanding and encourage ownership of the learning process. Topics include: four operations of whole numbers; place value; algebraic equations and problem solving with and without bar models; multiplication and division of larger numbers; decimals (naming, comparing, rounding, four operations); graphing; statistics; fractions (four operations with and without common denominators); types of angles and polygons; area and perimeter of rectangles; volume of rectangular prisms; and more.

Grade Levels*:
4, 5, 6, 7
* Enrollment restricted based on Date of Birth and Grad Year (whichever is more limiting). Enrollment outside these levels requires written concurrence from TPS Support.
Notes and Conditions

Curriculum: This course uses a customized version of the highly-rated Math Mammoth curriculum and is offered in cooperation with Math Mammoth. This curriculum is the same one used in TPS Math Fundamentals 6 and Pre-Algebra courses, and is specifically designed to prepare a student for the Pearson math series used in TPS Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2.

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Reviews from Students and Parents

“This course was very fun and made math easy. The teacher is encouraging and helped me understand some things I didn’t know before. I strongly recommend this class to others.”

Audrey D

“This class is so fun. It’s a little challenging, so if you are a 5th grader craving a challenge it’s perfect! I love how there were games at the end of each chapter and breakout rooms where you work on math problems with a smaller number of classmates. At first it might be a little intimidating, but it really is so fun!”

Gabriella C

“This class prepared me very well for middle school math. The class time was thorough, and I always felt like the teacher covered new concepts in a way I could understand and practice in class before completing the homework. I enjoyed the breakout rooms and solving problems with my classmates.”

Crew T