5th Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Sentences: Complete or Fragment?
Sentences: Complete or Fragment?
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Sentences: Complete or Fragment?
A deeper understanding of what constitutes a complete sentence will help your young writers understand how to create technically correct and more complex sentences. This practice will help students edit and revise their writing.
5th grade
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.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
American Revolution: The Philadelphia Campaign
American Revolution: The Philadelphia Campaign
Worksheet
American Revolution: The Philadelphia Campaign
The Philadelphia Campaign was a year of battles with the Americans at Valley Forge. Students will hone reading skills and learn about the American Revolution.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
Exercise
Hyperbole
Students will finally have a name to describe the “dog ate my homework” storytelling that runs rampant throughout childhood with this hyperbole exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
A Malala-Inspired Activity: Listicle Blog Posts
Activity
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
Activity
Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #1
Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #1
Worksheet
Finding Word Meaning: Context Clues & Text Features #1
Learners practice using context clues to identify the meaning of new words in this language and vocabulary worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write a Simple Summary
Write a Simple Summary
Worksheet
Write a Simple Summary
Teach your students to write a simple summary using an easy-to-follow set of keywords.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Crafting Your Persuasive Letter
Crafting Your Persuasive Letter
Lesson Plan
Crafting Your Persuasive Letter
Knowing how to write an effective persuasive letter is a powerful tool. Students will learn how to advocate for their ideas by planning and drafting a well-supported persuasive letter on an issue of their choice.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Story Map
Story Map
Worksheet
Story Map
Use this graphic organizer to have students write words or draw pictures to complete the story map.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
I SHAMPOO C: Figurative Language
I SHAMPOO C: Figurative Language
Lesson Plan
I SHAMPOO C: Figurative Language
Do your students have trouble understanding the main types of figurative language? This lesson will teach them about I SHAMPOO C, an acronym used to to remember nine of the main types with ease.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Present Perfect Tense
Present Perfect Tense
Lesson Plan
Present Perfect Tense
Have your students heard about participles and tenses? This fun lesson teaches students about conjugating verbs and forming sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Fossils and Extinct Animals Wordsearch
Fossils and Extinct Animals Wordsearch
Worksheet
Fossils and Extinct Animals Wordsearch
Dinosaurs and other creatures don't exist anymore! Learn the names of some extinct animals, and look for them in this fun wordsearch puzzle.
5th grade
Science
Worksheet
Sort Out the Scientific Method #1
Sort Out the Scientific Method #1
Worksheet
Sort Out the Scientific Method #1
Dr. McSquare needs help sorting out his lab reports. Can your child read each item, then label it with the correct scientific method step?
5th grade
Science
Worksheet
Voracious Vocabulary
Voracious Vocabulary
Workbook
Voracious Vocabulary
Building a good vocabulary is an important step in becoming a great writer. Here are 17 awesome vocabulary and spelling lists that can help your child grow into a well-spoken scholar.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Identifying Fact and Opinion
Identifying Fact and Opinion
Worksheet
Identifying Fact and Opinion
Learners will practice distinguishing fact from opinion in this literacy worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Simile vs. Metaphor
Simile vs. Metaphor
Lesson Plan
Simile vs. Metaphor
Do your students struggle with similes and metaphors? Do they have trouble identifying the two different types of analogies? This lesson will help simplify the two and put an end to the confusion.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Comma Usage
Comma Usage
Guided Lesson
Comma Usage
The mysterious comma is arguably the trickiest form of punctuation, which is why assigned it it’s own unit in 5th grade. As students become more sophisticated writers they craft more complex sentences. They incorporate independent phrases and clauses, generate compound sentences, and utilize transition words to combine ideas - and the exercises in this unit will teach them how to use commas correctly in each scenario.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biography
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biography
Worksheet
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biography
In this biography worksheet, children are introduced to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who in 1993 became the second female Justice of the Supreme Court in the United States.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Three Sentence Structures
Three Sentence Structures
Worksheet
Three Sentence Structures
Students will review and play with three basic sentence structures to liven up their writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Perfect Punctuation: Commas in Dates and Addresses
Perfect Punctuation: Commas in Dates and Addresses
Worksheet
Perfect Punctuation: Commas in Dates and Addresses
Help your third grader hone her punctuation skills with this worksheet that explains how to use commas in dates and addresses.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
America the Beautiful
America the Beautiful
Worksheet
America the Beautiful
If some of these lyrics sound familiar, that's because America the Beautiful is a famous national song! Learn all of the lyrics with this worksheet.
5th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Poetry Themes
Poetry Themes
Lesson Plan
Poetry Themes
Encourage your students to translate their understanding of theme to poetry. In this lesson, students will evaluate the theme of poems by sketching pictures and citing text evidence.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Find Author’s Claim with Reasons and Evidence
Find Author’s Claim with Reasons and Evidence
Lesson Plan
Find Author’s Claim with Reasons and Evidence
In this lesson, your class will identify an author’s claim in nonfiction text by identifying evidence and reasons.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Inferences in a Fictional Text
Making Inferences in a Fictional Text
Worksheet
Making Inferences in a Fictional Text
This reading activity gives kids practice supporting inferences with evidence.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Parts of Speech
Parts of Speech
Guided Lesson
Parts of Speech
Words work together in a sentence, each one performing a different task. By fifth grade, students have become more adept readers and writers and they are familiar with the basic parts of speech. The activities in this unit revisit some of the basics and also add depth to their existing understanding. Students will engage in such topics as superlative adjectives, correlative conjunctions and prepositional phrases, to name a few.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson