Barnes & Noble What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education

This completely revised and attractively redesigned edition of one of the most popular volumes in the bestselling Core Knowledge Series features up-to-date ideas and information based on input from parents and teachers across the country. W...ith sixteen pages of full-color illustrations, a bolder, easier-to-follow format, and a thoroughly updated curriculum, What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition, reflects the Core Knowledge Foundation s ongoing commitment to providing a solid educational foundation for today s elementary school students. What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition, covers the basics of language arts, history and geography, visual arts, music, math, and science. A collection of American speeches, tales from around the world, math problems, and biographies of famous scientists add to the book s usefulness and enhance the pleasure of both adult and child as they work together. Hundreds of thousands of children have benefited from the Core Knowledge Series. This revised edition gives a new generation of fifth graders the knowledge they need to make progress in school and establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime. The author of Cultural Literacy presents the fifth book in this acclaimed series, the goal of which is to ensure that children gain the fundamentals they need to make progress in school and be effective in society. 300 photos. Linecuts. Maps. Read More

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