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- Biography Series: Voices in History
- Louisiana Bayou Bridges
- Language Arts
- History and Geography
Core Knowledge Language Arts
Core Knowledge History and Geography
Core Knowledge Science
- CKSci Unit 1: Investigating Matter Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Energy and Matter in Ecosystems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Modeling Earth’s Systems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 4: Protecting Earth’s Resources Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 5: Astronomy: Space Systems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 6: Human Hormones and Reproduction Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 7: Designing Computer Programs Grade 5 Science
- CKMath Unit 1: Finding Volume Grade 5 Mathematics
- CKMath Unit 2: Fractions as Quotients and Fraction Multiplication Grade 5 Mathematics
- CKMath Unit 3: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions Grade 5 Mathematics
- CKMath Unit 4: Wrapping Up Multiplication and Division with Multi-Digit Numbers Grade 5 Mathematics
- CKMath Unit 5: Place Value Patterns and Decimal Operations Grade 5 Mathematics
- CKMath Unit 6: More Decimal and Fraction Operations Grade 5 Mathematics
- CKMath Unit 7: Shapes on the Coordinate Plane Grade 5 Mathematics