What should your child learn in the fifth grade? How can you help him or her at home? Covers the basics of language arts, history and geography, visual arts, music, math, and science. Includes a collection of American speeches, tales from around the world, math problems, and biographies of famous scientists. Offers fifth graders the knowledge they need to make progress in school and establish an approach to learning that will last a lifetime. Paperback, 384 pages.