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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education (Core Knowledge Series) Paperback – June 27, 2006
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“A new vision for the education of America is being tested in Florida—and it works.”
“I wanted to take a moment and thank you for the knowledge I am able to give my children through your series. They absorb the information like sponges and can’t get enough of it. It is clear to me that children have the capability to learn so much more than is expected of them in most schools!”
—A parent, Florida
“Core Knowledge has increased the enthusiasm and commitment of our teachers, and our rising standardized test scores show that the program is effective.”
—Gina M. McKinnon, PDC K-6,
Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, Malden, Massachusetts
“We credit Core Knowledge for the improved achievement levels of our socioeconomically disadvantaged students.”
—Joan Jamieson, Principal, Santa Barbara Community Academy,
Santa Barbara, California
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Overall a good book to have but it has its weakness.
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Excellent homeschool resource. A little bit of everything in manageable chunks for kids. It's not a full curriculum, but a good basic place to start.Published 1 month ago by Lauren Z.
Very nicely explain some of the math concepts. Many math practice questions. It helps kids understand the core concept of certain math problems.Published 3 months ago by Inder Pahwa
These are great books. Perfect for our kids to get early knowledge of what they will be learning in each grade. I would recommend these for all kids. Read morePublished 5 months ago by A.S.
i was not impressed with this book. thank goodness i bought it used so i didn't spend too much on it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by nancy nieslen
I bought this because my homeschooled son will be going to public school in the fall and I want to be sure he is prepared for what they may be learning or expecting. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Tina
I bought this to use for homeschooling. It's great for ideas and guidelines to follow in different subject areas. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Chanel Bella