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5th Grade Family Letters

EM4 Edition

Family Letters keep parents up-to-date on what their child is learning in class. They contain background information, vocabulary, games, and more for each unit.

Family Letters are available in PDF format in English for the 4th edition of Everyday Mathematics below. Family Letters for the 3rd and CCSS editions are available on this page, and 2nd edition are available on this page.


Unit PDF Download

Unit 1: Introduction to Fifth Grade Everyday Mathematics


Unit 2: Whole Number Place Value and Operations


Unit 3: Fraction Concepts, Addition, and Subtraction


Unit 4: Decimal Concepts; Coordinate Grids


Unit 5: Operations with Fractions


Unit 6: Investigations in Measurement; Decimal Multiplication and Division


Unit 7: Multiplication of Mixed Numbers; Geometry; Graphs


Unit 8: Applications of Measurement, Computation, and Graphing




EM for Parents

Everyday Mathematics for Parents: What You Need to Know to Help Your Child Succeed

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Everyday Mathematics Online

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Understanding Everyday Mathematics for Parents

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