W.5.2 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2

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"Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly."

These worksheets, workbooks, and lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

All About Vampires
All About Vampires
Worksheet
All About Vampires
Sink your teeth into this fun reading and writing activity, and learn all about vampires! Your child will read some history behind these Halloween villains.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Don't Tread on Me!
Don't Tread on Me!
Worksheet
Don't Tread on Me!
Learn about the American Revolution the fun way, by designing your own "Don't Tread On Me" flag, in homage to the original Gadsden flag.
Year 6
Social studies
Worksheet
Make Your Own Crossword Puzzle
Make Your Own Crossword Puzzle
Worksheet
Make Your Own Crossword Puzzle
Crossword puzzles help build brain power and bolster reasoning skills. Your child will find making his own crossword puzzle challenging, but so fun!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams
Worksheet
Samuel Adams
Say hello to Founding Father Samuel Adams, a man who wouldn't go down without a fight when Britain tried to change the rules on the colonists.
Year 6
Social studies
Worksheet
Travel Brochure
Travel Brochure
Worksheet
Travel Brochure
Explore setting by creating a travel brochure for the setting of your book.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Calling All Nonfiction Writers!
Calling All Nonfiction Writers!
Lesson plan
Calling All Nonfiction Writers!
The hardest part of writing an essay can be the first few steps. This lesson and accompanying graphic organizers will help students map out their ideas and practise crafting paragraphs. With this support, your writers will be off and running!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
The Impact of Westward Expansion
The Impact of Westward Expansion
Lesson plan
The Impact of Westward Expansion
How did westward expansion impact people living in the United States? Use this history lesson to give students an overview of the people and events involved. Then help them reflect on multiple perspectives in an informational paragraph.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
Lesson plan
Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
Up, up, and away! It's Peter Pan vs. Wendy vs. John in this reading comprehension lesson. Using the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook, students will use text excerpts and comprehension questions to write an essay comparing main characters.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Informational Writing: Conclusions
Informational Writing: Conclusions
Lesson plan
Informational Writing: Conclusions
In this lesson, students will learn how to write a conclusion for informational text using pre-written texts for practise.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter
Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter
Lesson plan
Drafting, Formatting, and Editing a Letter
Walk your young writers through the letter-writing process, including formatting, drafting, and editing. Use the checklist to ensure that all of the important parts of the letter are included and the details are polished.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
All About the Informative Essay
All About the Informative Essay
Lesson plan
All About the Informative Essay
Informative essays have a structure that is fairly easy to dissect. This lesson includes an anchor essay which students will mark up, a mixed-up essay outline for them to sort, and a web for them to organise ideas for their own essay.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Come to the Colonies
Come to the Colonies
Workbook
Come to the Colonies
These supplemental sheets take Colonial American history for a spin. Imaginative writing prompts and fact sheets for historic figures can be a fun complement to research projects.
Year 6
Social studies
Workbook

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