You must memorize your multiplication facts in order to be successful in 5th grade.
Topics covered in 5th grade include:
place value and number Sense
decimal and fraction operations
data analysis using a variety of graphs
Problem solving strategies:
Circle or underline important information and key words/phrases
Make sure you understand what the question is asking.
Make sure you know if it requires more than one step.
Draw picture, make lists or tables to better visualize the information.