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5th Grade Literature List

Title Author Unit or Lesson Topic
Flatland Abbot, Edwin. Unit 11 Geometry
Mr. Archimedes’ Bath Allen, Pamela Unit 9 Geometry
Who Sank the Boat? Allen, Pamela Unit 11 Geometry
Anno’s Magic Seeds Anno, Mitsumasa Unit 2, 4 Patterns and Algebra Concepts
Anno’s Multiplying Jar Anno, Mitsumasa and Masaichiro Anno Unit 7 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
The King's Chessboard Birch, David Unit 7 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude Borden, Louise Project 8 Reference Frames
Jim and the Beanstalk Borden, Louise Unit 6 Data, Chance, and Probability
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All Burns, Marilyn Unit 9 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
Counting on Frank Clement, Rod Unit 2 Number and Order
Do You Wanna Bet? Cushman, Jean Unit 6,12 Data, Chance, and Probability
Esio Trot Dahl, Roald Unit 6, Data, Chance, and Probability
Fourscore and 7: Investigating Math in American History Franco, Betsy Unit 5 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Rates and Proportions
A Cloak for the Dreamer Friedman, Aileen Unit 3 Geometry
Less Than Nothing is Really Something Froman, Robert Unit 7 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
Speed Mathematics Handley, Bill Unit 1 Number and Order
Only One Harshman, Marc Unit 8 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Rates and Proportions
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth Lasky, Kathryn Unit 10 Geometry
Fraction Action Leedy, Loreen Unit 6, 8 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Rates and Proportions
Gator Pie Matthews, Louise Unit 6, 8 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Rates and Proportions
Eating Fractions McMillan, Bruce Unit 8 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Rates and Proportions
12 Ways To Get To 11 Merriam, Eve Unit 1 Number and Order
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone Neuschwander, Cindy Unit 3 Geometry
Sir Cumference and the First Round Table Neuschwander, Cindy Unit 10 Geometry
Pi: A Math Adventure Neuschwander, Cindy Unit 10 Geometry
Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two Voices Pappas, Theoni Unit 1 Number and Order
A Remainder of One Pinczes, Elinor J. Unit 4 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
One Hundred Hungry Ants Pinczes, Elinor J. Unit 4 Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
How Much Is a Million Schwartz, David M. Unit 2 Number and Order
If You Hopped Like a Frog Schwartz, David M. Unit 12 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents; Rates and Proportions
Math Curse Scieska, Jon Unit 2 Number and Order
The Boy Who Reversed Himself Sleator, William Unit 11 Geometry
Longitude Sobel, Dava Project 8 Reference Frames
Grandfather Tang’s Story Tompert, Ann Unit 3 Geometry
Jumanji Van Allsburg, Chris Unit 12 Geometry

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