5th Grade Math Academic Standards

Below are the academic standards for 5th Grade math, organized by domain. Each standard is marked to indicate whether it is major (green), supporting (blue), or additional (yellow). Click on any domain to explore its academic standards in more depth, review pre- and post-requisites, and find specific standards-related resources.

Domain 5.OA

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Write and interpret numerical expressions.

Standard 5.OA.A.1

Standard 5.OA.A.2

Analyze patterns and relationships.

Standard 5.OA.B.3

Domain 5.NBT

Number and Operations in Base Ten

Understand the place value system.

Standard 5.NBT.A.1

Standard 5.NBT.A.2

Standard 5.NBT.A.3

Standard 5.NBT.A.3.A

Standard 5.NBT.A.3.B

Standard 5.NBT.A.4

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

Standard 5.NBT.B.5

Standard 5.NBT.B.6

Standard 5.NBT.B.7

Domain 5.NF

Number and Operations—Fractions

Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.

Standard 5.NF.A.1

Standard 5.NF.A.2

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division.

Standard 5.NF.B.3

Standard 5.NF.B.4

Standard 5.NF.B.4.A

Standard 5.NF.B.4.B

Standard 5.NF.B.5

Standard 5.NF.B.5.A

Standard 5.NF.B.5.B

Standard 5.NF.B.6

Standard 5.NF.B.7

Standard 5.NF.B.7.A

Standard 5.NF.B.7.B

Standard 5.NF.B.7.C

Domain 5.MD

Measurement and Data

Convert like measurement units within a given measurement system.

Standard 5.MD.A.1

Represent and interpret data.

Standard 5.MD.B.2

Geometric measurement: understand concepts of volume.

Standard 5.MD.C.3

Standard 5.MD.C.3.A

Standard 5.MD.C.3.B

Standard 5.MD.C.4

Standard 5.MD.C.5

Standard 5.MD.C.5.A

Standard 5.MD.C.5.B

Standard 5.MD.C.5.C

Domain 5.G


Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

Standard 5.G.A.1

Standard 5.G.A.2

Classify two-dimensional figures into categories based on their properties.

Standard 5.G.B.3

Standard 5.G.B.4