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Hello families and friends. Welcome to our fifth grade math school website. On this site you will find information related to our weekly studies. You will also find informative information related to up coming events, class instructional content and other classroom related information.
Check this site weekly for homework assignments. Math homework will be given nightly Monday through Thursday. Homework is due the following day.

Curriculum Topics:

Common Core Approach: 

Sequence of Grade 5 Modules Aligned with the Standards

Module 1: Place Value and Decimal Fractions

Module 2: Multi-Digit Whole Number and Decimal Fraction Operations

Module 3: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Module 4: Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions

Module 5: Addition and Multiplication with Volume and Area

Module 6: Problem Solving with the Coordinate Plane

Summary of the Year

 Fifth grade mathematics is about (1) developing fluency with addition and subtraction of fractions, and developing understanding of the multiplication of fractions and of division of fractions in limited cases (unit fractions divided by whole numbers and whole numbers divided by unit fractions); (2) extending division to two-digit divisors, integrating decimal fractions into the place value system and developing understanding of operations with decimals to hundredths, and developing fluency with whole number and decimal operations; and (3) developing understanding of volume.



MONDAY- Lesson 6 (1-3) : area model with two-digit numbers
TUESDAY-  Lesson 7 all : area model with 3 & 4 digit numbers
WEDNESDAY- Lesson 8 (1-2) : standard algorithm & rounding
THURSDAY-  Lesson 9 exit ticket : word problem set

 NOTE: See the bottom of the page for math vocabulary links 

Current Instructional Focus

Current Instructional Focus

Write and interpret numerical expressions.

5.OA.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

5.OA.2 Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation "add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2" as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

5.NBT.1 Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.

5.NBT.2 Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote power of 10.

Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals to hundredths.

5.NBT.5 Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

5.NBT.6 Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

5.NBT.7 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.2

Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.

5.MD.1 Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.


Mr. Tallman

Mr. Tallman
Hello. My name is Mr. Rick Tallman. I currently teach fifth grade. This is my fourteenth year teaching in the district. I was hired at Greene after receiving my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education at Cortland State. I also completed my Master's in Special Education there in 2006.  I reside in the town of Marathon with my wife and three children. Besides teaching, I am also active within the district as the Boy's Varsity Soccer coach.

Class Info.

Daily Schedule: Room 10

7:45- 8:00  Homeroom  (Tardy after 7:55)
8:00- 9:00  1st period –Math
9:05- 10:05 2nd period- Reading

10:10-10:45 Specials (A-Music B-Computer C-Art)

10:45- 11:20  Lunch
11:20- 11:55 PE
11:55- 12:55 3rd Period- ELA
(12:25-12:55  AIS Reading)
12:55- 1:55 4th Period- Science/Social Studies

(1:25-1:55   AIS Reading)

1:55- 2:10 Homeroom (2:10   Dismissal)

40 South Canal Street | Greene, New York 13778 | Phone 607.656.4161 | Fax 607.656.9362
40 South Canal Street    |    Greene, New York 13778    |    Phone 607.656.4161    |    Fax 607.656.9362
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