5th Grade Math Parent Study Guides


All parents want to help their children be successful but sometimes they need a little help too, especially when it comes to math. These 5th Grade Math Parent Study Guides empower parents to help their students complete homework and study for tests. Best of all, parents will start saying “thank you” instead of saying, “the way you teach it is different from when I was in school!”

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5th Grade Math Parent Study Guides

All parents want to help their children be successful but sometimes they need a little help too, especially when it comes to math. These 5th Grade Math Parent Study Guides empower parents to help their children complete homework and study for tests.

Fifth-grade math is challenging! For years, parents would constantly tell me, “The way they teach math now is different than the way I learned it.” So, I began making these 5th Grade Math Parent Study Guides to show parents the way I was teaching concepts in class and to provide step-by-step instructions for difficult concepts such as long division and fractions. I constantly have parents tell me “thank you” for sending these home and how helpful they find them. Parents have said these study guides help them make sure their children are completing their math homework correctly and ensure that their children are studying for tests.

See the product preview at the top of this page for a closer look at some of the math parent study guides included in this bundle!

What are math parent study guides?

Math parent study guides are 1-3 page instruction worksheets that teach parents the math skills we are learning in class. My 5th Grade Math Parent Study Guides Bundle comes with 35 study guides aligned with 5th grade math Virginia SOLs and CCSS. These parent study guides feature important terms/vocabulary, written and visual step-by-step instructions, and a place for you to write the unit test date so parents always know what is going on in the classroom.

What if I want to create my own math parent study guides?

An editable PDF template is included so that you can add any additional tips or specific strategies you use for teaching math skills.

What topics are covered?

  • place value
  • rounding with decimals
  • comparing fractions
  • converting fractions into decimals
  • comparing fractions and decimals
  • decomposing fractions
  • prime numbers and composite numbers
  • even numbers and odd numbers
  • addition, subtraction, and multiplication (whole numbers)
  • long division
  • adding and subtracting decimals
  • multiplying decimals
  • dividing decimals
  • adding and subtracting fractions
  • mixed numbers
  • multiplying fractions
  • dividing fractions
  • order of operations
  • parentheses, brackets, and braces
  • powers of 10 and exponents
  • area, perimeter, and volume
  • metric measurement
  • customary and metric measurement
  • circles
  • elapsed time
  • quadrilaterals
  • angles and triangles
  • transformations
  • probability
  • line plots
  • stem-and-leaf plots
  • mean, median, mode, and range
  • patterns
  • algebra
  • data and graphing

What standards are covered?

These math parent study guides are specifically aligned to the 2016 math SOLs, although additional pages have been added to also include most Common Core standards. A complete list of math SOLs and Common Core standards covered is included in the standards tab (located next to the product description tab, near the top of this page).

What are other buyers saying about this resource?

  • “LOVE THESE!!! Parents love them too!” (Bree)
  • “LOVE THESE!!! Awesome resource and the parents love them.” (Sabrina P.)
  • “This is a great way to include parents in their child’s studies! I always have parents asking how to help their child and this will be a great way to direct that.” (Rebecca W.)

Want to save money?

This resource is included in my 5th Grade Math Interactive Notes and Parent Study Guides Bundle for a discounted price!

Don’t miss out!

Parents will be so appreciative of these math parent study guides! And, with more math help at home, students are more likely to turn in homework and perform better on tests.


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Other Information:

©Meghan Vestal, Vestal’s 21st Century Classroom LLC. All rights reserved. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for teachers, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Teachers may NOT upload the product to school/district servers, or to any website, or share digital or print copies. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). All sales are final.

Want to learn more about how I use math parent study guides? Check out my blog post “Game-Changing Math Resources for Parents”!


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