Grade 5
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Grade 5 Mathematics …

110. Number –Identify and distinguish between counting, whole, odd, even, prime, composite and
fractional numbers.
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111. Number –Test whether or not a whole number is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, or 9.
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112. Number –Identify multiples of a number and the common multiples of two or more numbers.
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113 Number –Learn the place values of tenths, hundredths, thousandths in numbers shown in decimal
form.
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114. Number –Record measures and money using decimal notation.
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115–Number –Write story problems to generate the sum of and difference of decimals and
compute the answers.
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116. Number –Name fractional numbers in decimal form.
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117. Number –Add or subtract decimal numbers to three decimal places.
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118. Number –Rounding
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119. Number –Round a decimal number to the nearest whole number, tenth or hundredth.
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120–Number –Subtract from a whole number a fraction of a mixed number.
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121–Number –Subtract from a mixed number, another mixed number or a fraction with
renaming e.g. 5 1/8 7/8.
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122–Number –Solve problems (including worded problems) requiring the addition or
subtraction of decimal numbers.
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123–Number –Find the product of two fractional numbers less than one.
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124. Number –Multiply a decimal number by 10, 100, 1000.
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125. Number –Equivalent Fractions
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131. Measurement–Estimate, measure and record distances including the perimeter of
polygons in millimetres and/or centimetres and metres.
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132–Measurement–Differentiate between the use of the metric prefixes
focusing on the more commonly used units.
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133–Measurement–Determine the decade/century in which an event took
place given the year of the event.
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134–Measurement–Interpret and use the letters A.D. and B.C. after a year.
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135–Measurement–Find and use the relationships between units of time
including the decade and the century.
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136–Measurement–Record temperatures above or below zero.
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137–Measurement–Calculate the time interval between two events.
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138–Measurement–Solve problems requiring the calculation of one of the following:
(i) perimetre, (ii) length of a side, (iii) the number of sides of a regular polygon, given the order of the two measures.
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139–Measurement–Perform the four operations on units of time, length, volume and mass.
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140–Measurement–Tell the difference between two temperatures, when one or both are below zero.
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141. Geometry –Differentiate between the concepts of point, space,
curved/horizontal/vertical/oblique lines or line segments.
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142–Geometry –Differentiate between models of parallel and perpendicular lines segments
when drawn or seen in the environment.
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143–Geometry –Identify an angle as being acute, right, obtuse or reflex.
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144–Geometry –Estimate to the nearest five degrees, and then use a protractor to measure
angles to the nearest degree.
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145. Statistics–Use technology to facilitate data retrieval and organization.
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146–Statistics–Identify patterns in data and infer theories from those patterns.
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147–Statistics–Report on the mathematical content and interpretations of data.
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148–Statistics–Line graphs
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148–Statistics–Draw pictographs, circle graphs, line graphs, bar graphs, double bar
graphs to show given data and interpret such graphs when given them.
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149–Statistics–Discuss the appropriate uses of various tables and graphs.
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150–Statistics–Solve problems in which data is given by means of a graph or diagram.
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151. Statistics–Line graphs
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151–Statistics–Develop questionnaires and use them to collect data.
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152–Statistics–Discover that a sample may be too small or too large and why.
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153–Statistics–Develop the concept of bias in sampling.
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Objective 154–Statistics–Use a given sample to make claims about a larger population.
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154–Statistics–Use a given sample to make claims about a larger population.
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155–Number –Identify and distinguish between counting, whole, odd, even, prime, composite and
fractional numbers.
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156. Number –Read and write symbols in the Roman system of numeration to represent
numbers up to 1000.
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157. Sets
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157. Number –Describe a set including the empty set.
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158–Number –Name any set using braces.
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159–Number –Name and list members of the intersection or union of two sets.
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160–Number –Draw diagrams to show the intersection or union of two sets.
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161. Number –Read and write symbols in the Roman system of numeration to represent numbers up
to one thousand.
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162–Number –Solve problems requiring division, writing the answers in mixed form where
necessary.
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163–Number –Divide a four digit number by a one, two or three digit number,
including instance when zero is a digit in the quotient.
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164–Number –Make estimates for division examples and use them to judge the
reasonableness of answers.
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165–Number –Check answers to division examples by use of multiplication.
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166–Number –Read and write whole numbers up to eight digits.
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167. Number –Round a number to the nearest ten, hundred or thousand
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168–Number –Use estimates when multiplying to judge the reasonableness of products.
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169. Measurement–Compute the measurement of the area of a rectangular regions using the
square centimeter or square metre as unit.
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170. Measurement–Develop the relationship between units of length and units of area.
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171. Measurement–Differentiate between the use of the square centimeter, the square metre and
the hectare in measurement situations.
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172. Measurement–Solve problems based on computing the measurement of the area of a
rectangular region.
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173. Measurement–Find the area of polygons by counting squares.
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174. Measurement–Draw and use diagrams to clarify information in word problems and
aid in their solution.
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175. Measurement–Identify data essential for the solution of a problem.
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176. Geometry –Model regular/irregular polygons (with up to 12 sides) and circles.
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177. Geometry –Identify opposites and adjacent sides of a quadrilateral.
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178–Geometry –Identify the conditions which makes a triangle right, equilateral,
isosceles or scalene.
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179. Geometry –Distinguish between similar and congruent figures (especially triangles).
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180. Algebra–Investigate the order of operations when evaluating algebraic expressions.
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181. Algebra–Find 'n' in an open mathematical sentence using addition or subtraction with or without
the use of brackets.
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182. Algebra– Mixed Numbers.
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182. Algebra–Find 'n' when 'n' represents an addend or sum in a mathematical sentence with fractional
numbers including mixed numbers.
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183. Algebra–Use the symbols <,> = etc. in number sentences.
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184. Algebra–Use substitution in formulae to solve word problems.
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185. Algebra–Use algebraic sentences in solving word problems.
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186. Number –Show knowledge of financial institutions and their functions.
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187. Number–Describe terms used in savings and loans.
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188. Number–Round a number representing an amount of money to the nearest dollar, ten dollar,
hundred dollars, thousand dollars,
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189. Number–Add or subtract numbers to three decimal places.
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190. Number–Find the product of a whole number and a decimal to three places of decimals.
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191. Number–Solve word problems involving the use of any one or two basic operations.
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192. Number–Analyze data for problems to discover missing facts essential to their solution.
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193. Number–Tell the operations to be used to solve word problems when no numbers are given.
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194. Number–Discuss the importance of being honest.
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195. Geometry –Identify the parts of a circle.
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196. Geometry –Contrast the meaning of circle as a curve and a circle as a two
dimensional region.
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197. Algebra–Investigate the order of operation when evaluating algebraic expressions.
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198. Algebra–Use substitution in formulae to solve word problems.
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199. Algebra–Use algebraic sentences in solving word problems.
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200. Statistics–Estimate and calculate the mean of a set of numbers.
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201. Statistics–Find the modal value of a set of numbers.
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202. Statistics–Find the range of a set of numbers.
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203. Statistics–List and determine the probabilities of all possible outcomes of
an experiment.
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204. Statistics–Perform and report on a variety of probability experiments.
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205. Statistics–Make inferences and draw conclusions from a variety of experiments.
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Grade 5 Science …

045. Weather and Climate – Recall the differences between weather and climate.
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046. Weather and Climate – State some ways in which human actions negatively influence weather and climate.
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046. Weather and Climate (Overview)
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046. Weather and Climate
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047. Forces
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047. Forces – Describe the effect of friction on moving objects.
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047. Forces – Demonstrate that force can give a push, pull, turn.
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048. Forces – Demonstrates that pushes/pulls/turns can make things start, move,
speed up, swerve, stop or float.
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049. Forces – Identify situations in which a force acts  push/pull/turn 
and describe the resulting effects.
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050. Forces – Analyze the effects of force on objects, and infer that work occurs
if the force acting results in movement.
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051. Forces – Differentiate between situations when work/no work is done, even with force acting.
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052. Forces – Construct devices that are powered by simple push, pull, or turn.
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053. Forces – Describe the effect of friction on moving objects.
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054. Energy Forms – Relate some sources of energy to their corresponding energy forms (heat, light, sound, electricial chemical, magnetic, mechanical  energy of movement).
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047. Forces – Demonstrate that force can give a push, pull, turn.
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048. Forces – Demonstrates that pushes/pulls/turns can make things start, move, speed up,
swerve, stop or float.
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049. Forces – Identify situations in which a force acts  push/pull/turn 
and describe the resulting effects.
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050. Forces – Analyze the effects of force on objects, and infer that work occurs if
the force acting results in movement.
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051. Forces – Differentiate between situations when work/no work is done, even with force acting.
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052. Forces – Construct devices that are powered by simple push, pull, or turn.
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053. Forces – Describe the effect of friction on moving objects.
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055 . Energy Forms – Explain how some common electrical/electronic devices work and say
how they improve the quality of life.
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056. Energy Forms – Identify the energy transformation that occurs in selected devices/chosen
situations. (Note that only onestep transformation should be done e.g. electricity to heat/light sound for the television).
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057. Energy Forms – Construct soundproducing devices that involve vibrating strings/striking
objects/blowing air, to illustrate energy changes.
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058. Energy Forms – sequences the energy transformation in given situations, and infer that the sun is the ultimate energy source.
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059. Energy Forms – Categorize various sources of heat energy.
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060. Energy Forms – Examine the effect of heat on various materials.
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061. Energy Forms – Explain how heat is transmitted from source to other areas 
though conduction/convection radiation.
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062. Energy Forms – Describe how heat is circulated in the school building and in their homes.
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063. Energy Forms – Demonstrate an understanding that the temperature of a body is
affected by its properties.
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064. Energy Forms – Identify safety practices (rules) for handling hot/cold materials.
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065. Energy Forms – Design and construct a device to keep something hot/cold.
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066. Energy Forms – Display an awareness of safety for self and others.
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067. Food Nutrients
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067. Nutrition
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067. Nutrition – Identify the food nutrients and state what each supplies in the body.
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067. Nutrition – Explain the possible consequences of the lack of a particular food nutrient
in the diet.
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068. Nutrition – Analyze meals to determine which has the widest range of nutrients.
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069. Nutrition – Formulate a menu reflecting the components of a balanced diet.
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070. Nutrition – Explain the possible consequences of the lack of a particular food nutrient in
the diet.
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071. Nutrition – Make sound judgements in the choice of food.
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072. Nutrition – Compare food samples of the same mass to identify which substance has
the largest amount of energy.
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073. Nutrition – Relate food tests to specific nutrients (starch, fat).
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076. Food/Energy Chains
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076. Food/Energy Chains – Construct food chains involving plants, herbivores, carnivores and
omnivores.
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077. Food/Energy Chains – Interpret food chains to indicate the energy flow from producers
to consumers including humans.
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078. Food/Energy Chains – Explain how plants and animals are interdependent in relation
to the food chain.
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079. Food/Energy Chains – Appreciate the interdependence of all living things.
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079. Food/Energy Chains – Outline the path that food travels from mouth to anus.
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Grade 5 Social Studies …