5th Grade Math Curriculum Common Core Essential Questions. This file contains all of the Essential Questions that coincide with the new 5th grade Common Core Standards. The questions are in 1st person so your students can comprehend and for easy use before, during and after instruction. Includes questions for all 5 parts of the common core breakdown beginning with operations and algebraic expressions and going through geometry. Funky black font but I can alter the color if black doesn't suit your color scheme. Will match the entire 5th grade curriculum for all subject standards and essential questions for uniformity with displaying on bulletin boards.