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ERIC Number: ED001617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Mar
Pages: 4
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ARITHMETIC, GRADE FIVE.
GARBER, CLAIRE N.
FIFTH GRADE WORK SHOULD CONTINUE THE SEQUENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF MATHEMATICAL UNDERSTANDINGS AND COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS. THE PROBLEMS APPROACH SHOULD BE USED SO CHILDREN MAY DISCOVER MATHEMATICAL TRUTHS AND ARRIVE AT GENERALIZATIONS. THE NUMBER SYSTEM UNIT SHOULD EMPHASIZE THE ABILITY TO READ AND WRITE NUMERALS TO SIX PLACES AND THE ABILITY TO READ AND WRITE ROMAN NUMERALS TO THE THOUSANDS. THE STUDY OF WHOLE NUMBERS SHOULD INCLUDE ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION TO FIVE PLACE NUMBERS, MULTIPLICATION TO THREE PLACE MULTIPLIERS, AND DIVISION TO TWO PLACE DIVISORS. THE STUDY OF FRACTIONS SHOULD INVOLVE THE SYSTEMATIC STUDY OF FRACTIONS SHOULD INVOLVE THE SYSTEMATIC STUDY OF PARTS AND THE ADDITION, SUBTRACTION, AND MULTIPLICATION OF FRACTIONS. NUMBER USE SHOULD INVOLVE DEEPER EXPLORATION INTO WEIGHTS AND MEASURES, GRAPHS AND CHARTS, GEOMETRIC FIGURES, AND VOCABULARY. SPECIFIC TEACHING APPROACHES ARE SUGGESTED AND ILLUSTRATED.
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Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Public Schools, PA.
Identifiers: GREAT CITIES PROGRAM; Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)