Grade 5

Content level is aligned to CAPS and Learning sequence is folllowed by Annual Teaching Plan

Hi Grade 5 Parents,

As your child progresses through the second year of the Intermediate Phase, reinforcing their math skills becomes crucial for future success. At GradeUp, our Grade 5 self-learning program is designed to make math engaging and effective.

Program Highlights:

Tutorial Videos: Our program kicks off with detailed tutorial videos, including both conceptual overviews and step-by-step examples. These are designed to ensure learners grasp the “how-to” of each topic thoroughly.

Extensive Practice: With over 4,000 practice questions tailored for Grade 5, our program covers various question types to boost all necessary skills and deepen mathematical understanding.

Exam Preparation: Practice exams for Terms 2 and 4, incorporating both provincial past papers and our custom assessments. Help students familiarize with the format, build confidence, and reduce test anxiety.

Video Memos: Unlike traditional text-based solutions, our video memos provide clear, step-by-step explanations for each question. This innovative method supports better understanding and leads to remarkable learning outcomes.

Our program supports homeschoolers, students needing additional help, and busy families looking for a structured, reliable math resource.

Empower your Grade 5 child with the skills they need for academic achievement!

Grade 5 Topics & Skills

Term 1

Whole Numbers

Counting, ordering, comparing, representing numbers / place value / Round off / Solving problems

Number Sentences

Write, solve and complete number sentences / Substitution / Solving problems

Addition and Subtraction

Add and subtract 5-digit numbers / Estimation / Rounding off and compensating / Number lines / Inverse operation / Column method / Commutative and associative properties / Solving problems

Term 2


Multiplication of at least 3-digit number by 2-digit number / Estimation / Doubling and Halving / Invers eoperation / Multiples and Factors / Commutative, associative and distributive properties / Ratio and rate / Solving problems


Division of at least 3-digit number by 2-digit number / Estimation / Inverse operation / Distributive properties / Grouping and equal sharing / Ratio and rate / Solving problems

Numeric Patterns

Investigate and extend numeric patterns / Find and describe the rule of patterns / Input and output values / Flow digrams and table / Equivalent forms

Geometric Patterns

Investigate and extend geometric patterns / Find and describe the rule of patterns / Input and output values / Flow digrams / Equivalent forms

Term 3

Common Fractions

Describe, compare and order common fractions / Add and subtract common fractions and mixed numbers / Equivalence of division and fractions / Grouping and sharing / Equivalent forms / Solving problems


Record, compare and order lengths in millimetres (mm), centremetres (cm), metres (m) and kilometres (km) / Convert the lengths / Solving problem

Properties of 2D Shapes

Describe, sort, compare and name 2D shapes / Straight and curved side / Number of sides / Lengths of sides / Recognise and describe angles in 2D shapes / Triangles, squares, rectangles, other quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, heptagons and circles

Properties of 3D Objects

Describe, sort, compare and name 3D objects / Shape and number of faces / Flat and curved surfaces / Net / Rectangular prisms and other prisms / Cubes / Cylinders / Cones / Pyramids

Term 4

Perimeter and Area of 2D Shapes

Calculate perimeter and area of 2D shapes

Capacity and Volume

Record, compare and order the capacity and volume of 3D objects in millilitres (ml) and litres (l) / Calculate capacity and volume / Convert between millilitres (ml) and litres (l) / Solving problems


Read, tell and write time in 12-hour and 24-hour formats / Analogue and digotal time / Read calendar / Calculate the time in seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years and decades / Solving problems

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