Fifth Grade Writing Activities

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A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
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A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
Children take inspiration from Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to write their own blog listicle on a topic of their choosing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
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Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
In this real-world exercise about the Teal Pumpkin Project, your child will create a persuasive poster to spread the word about the project in the hopes of convincing people to offer non-food trinkets this Halloween season.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
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Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Secret Sentence Poem
Write a Secret Sentence Poem
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Write a Secret Sentence Poem
Write a poem with a twist! Your child can write a poem that also has a secret sentence hidden within the words of the poem.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Apostrophe Poem
Apostrophe Poem
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Apostrophe Poem
Not every poem needs to be about leaves and love. If your fifth grader is more attached to his phone or computer, introduce him to the apostrophe poem.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Be Grateful
Be Grateful
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Be Grateful
This writing activity help give your child ideas for personal essays, important thoughts, and embracing a positive attitude throughout the holiday season.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Sensory Poem: Halloween
Sensory Poem: Halloween
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Sensory Poem: Halloween
Encourage your child to take in the tastes, smells, sights, sounds and textures of the year's spookiest holiday with a sensory poem!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Funny Limerick
Write a Funny Limerick
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Write a Funny Limerick
Your fifth grade aspiring poet will be delighted to learn how to write limericks, funny poems that correspond to a simple rhyming structure.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
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Write a Thanksgiving Proclamation!
Helping your child write their own "Thanksgiving Proclamation" can help them grasp the spirit of the day, and develop more of an attitude of gratitude.
5th grade
Social studies
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
In this outdoor science activity you'll find tips on how to create a nature journal by choosing a native plant or animal and tracking that species.
5th grade
Science
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Your middle schooler will receive a boost in his creative writing skills and reflect on the importance of Christmas as he rewrites the Charles Dickens classic.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Guess My Rock!
Guess My Rock!
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Guess My Rock!
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
5th grade
Science
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Write Dad a Basketball Message
Write Dad a Basketball Message
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Write Dad a Basketball Message
Anyone can write Dad a card for Father's Day; but for the dad who loves sports, get the family to write him a special haiku on a basketball instead!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a List Poem
Write a List Poem
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Write a List Poem
If you can make a list, you can write a poem! Get your child to practice writing and express herself with a list poem.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Make a Sequence Sandwich!
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Here's a fun activity that will have your child deciphering directions for sandwich making, and learning about sequence along the way!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write an Art Project Proposal
Write an Art Project Proposal
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Write an Art Project Proposal
Here's a great project to get your child on the right track towards writing well thought-out proposals.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Speak up for the Earth
Speak up for the Earth
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Speak up for the Earth
In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
5th grade
Science
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The Daily News
The Daily News
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The Daily News
Help your children practice their presentation skills by helping them create their very own show called "The Daily News."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Famous African-Americans in History
Famous African-Americans in History
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Famous African-Americans in History
To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate their knowledge of famous African-Americans.
5th grade
Social studies
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Kid Reporter
Kid Reporter
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Kid Reporter
Honor the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by interviewing someone in your community who lived it.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
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Nobel Peace Prize for Kids
As your fifth grader brainstorms and creates a plan for peace, your child will give his creativity and fine motor skills a boost!
5th grade
Social studies
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Before and After Halloween Acrostic
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Start by writing an acrostic poem, but then get ready for a writing challenge that makes an acrostic trickier to write.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fifth Grade Writing Activities

While some students don’t master cursive these days, there is nothing wrong with taking them back to the past with fifth grade writing activities like having them write with a quill pen. Students can continue enjoying history through fifth grade reading activities like the online history scavenger hunt, in which they can develop their writing and reading comprehension skills using modern technology while studying the past.