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What math skills should students have mastered at Grade 3 - Grade 5? We surveyed at least 10 math teachers per grade level. They listed the top 10 math skills per grade level for us.

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Top 10 Math Skills For Grade 3 - Grade 5

 
The math skills that teachers recommended are listed in alphabetic order. We are in the process of compiling a much larger survey. When the survey is completed, we will rank skills by frequency of recommendation.
 
 

Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 3 Grade 4
  1. Basic Word Problems
  2. Number Line
  3. Ordering Numbers
  4. Pictographs
  5. Picture Division
  6. Quick Multiplication
  7. Reading and Making Bar Graphs
  8. Reading Circle Graphs
  9. Recognizing Lines of Symmetry
  10. Time Word Problems
  1. Compare and order numbers 0.0001 to 10
  2. Divisibility Tables
  3. Estimating Quotients
  4. Finding Percentages
  5. Mixed Digit Multiplication
  6. Place Value 0.0001s to 1s
  7. Plotting Points
  8. Single into Double Digit Division With Remainders
  9. Visual Fractions
  10. Visualizing Decimals
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Grade 5 Related Math Articles
  1. Basic Algebra
  2. Classifying and Measuring Angles
  3. Converting Units of Length
  4. Division Word Problems
  5. Factors of Numbers
  6. Fractions of Numbers
  7. Graphing Coordinates
  8. Plotting Points
  9. Reading and Making Line Graphs
  10. Rewriting Fractions
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