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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know: The Core Knowledge Series

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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know: The Core Knowledge Series

by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Quick Overview

The bestselling author of Cultural Literacy continues his well-received series of books for parents, children, and teachers with a volume designed to supplement a fifth-grade education. This reference contains excerpts from Tom Sawyer and Don Quixote, covers animal and plant development and reproduction, the art and history of the Renaissance, the Civil War, and more. Photos & illustrations.


What will your child be expected to learn in the fifth grade? How can you help him or her at home? Featuring a new Introduction, filled with opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this fifth-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging fifth-grade education. Good guide for homeschool moms on grade appropriate learning and activities. NOTE: Don't confuse core knowledge used in this book with common core. This book gives you the core foundation of what your child can learn in fifth grade. 0.89" H x 9.16" L x 7.36" W - 356 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780385337311
Author E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Age Group grade 5
Book Type paperback

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