What fifth-grade academic skills typically look like in action

ByThe Understood Team

In fifth grade, kids face academic challenges like never before. They’re working on complex math problems. They’re learning to research, develop, and write thoughtful essays. And they’re reading more complicated material. See what kids typically learn this year.

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