More Apostrophes

More Apostrophes

The apostrophe has three uses: contractions, possessives, and plurals of letters, numbers, and symbols. Remind your child of these rules, and then grab a picture book and keep a tally of how many times you notice this powerful punctuation. Would the meaning of these sentences change without the apostrophe? Engage in a fun, follow-up conversation!
The apostrophe has three uses: contractions, possessives, and plurals of letters, numbers, and symbols. Have your students practise placing apostrophes in all three types of words! And, remind them to re-read their writing for proper punctuation.
Crystal Clear Contractions
Crystal Clear Contractions
Worksheet
Crystal Clear Contractions
Children practise creating contractions in this engaging grammar worksheet.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Singular and Plural Possessives: Place that Apostrophe
Singular and Plural Possessives: Place that Apostrophe
Worksheet
Singular and Plural Possessives: Place that Apostrophe
In this worksheet, learners will review the rules for changing singular, plural, and irregular plural nouns into possessive nouns.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make It Possessive: Singular & Plural Possessives
Make It Possessive: Singular & Plural Possessives
Worksheet
Make It Possessive: Singular & Plural Possessives
In this exercise, your students will apply their knowledge of singular and plural possessive nouns as they create and categorize.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Searching for Possessives: Singular & Plural Possessives
Searching for Possessives: Singular & Plural Possessives
Worksheet
Searching for Possessives: Singular & Plural Possessives
In this exercise, your students will search for singular and possessive nouns as they read a book of their choice.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Placing Apostrophes in Possessives
Placing Apostrophes in Possessives
Game
Placing Apostrophes in Possessives
Kids practise placing apostrophes in possessive nouns in this underwater game!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Game
Apostrophes in Singular Possessive Nouns 1
Apostrophes in Singular Possessive Nouns 1
Exercise
Apostrophes in Singular Possessive Nouns 1
Help improve the fluidity of your students' written pieces by introducing them to possessive nouns. These exercises allow for individual practise and encourages students to think through challenges with helpful hints!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Exercise

2-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

2-Digit by 2-Digit Multiplication

It's time to get back into the maths mindset! Have your child show you how to find the product of two two-digit numbers (example: 25 x 32). Which strategy did they use? Ask them to describe and demonstrate the multiplication methods they've learned this year.
It's time to get back into the maths mindset! This is a great time of year to have students find the product of two two-digit numbers (example: 25 x 32), as well as spiral back to some key skills that they previously tackled. Ask them to describe and demonstrate other multiplication methods they've learned this year.
Three Ways to Multiply
Three Ways to Multiply
Worksheet
Three Ways to Multiply
Use this exercise to teach your students concrete strategies to multiply two-digit factors: base ten arrays, area models, and partial products.
Year 6
Maths
Worksheet
Mittens and Math: Two-Digit Multiplication Practice
Mittens and maths: Two-Digit Multiplication practise
Worksheet
Mittens and maths: Two-Digit Multiplication practise
Help your 4th grader practise his two-digit multiplication with this winter-themed maths worksheet.
Year 5
Maths
Worksheet
2-Digit Multiplication
2-Digit Multiplication
Worksheet
2-Digit Multiplication
Maths ninjas work on their two-digit multiplication technique in this practise worksheet.
Year 5
Maths
Worksheet
Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers
Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers
Lesson plan
Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers
Your students will go bonkers for bingo as they play this baffling multiplication game! Who will get five in a row first?
Year 5
Maths
Lesson plan
The Lattice Method for Multiplication
The Lattice Method for Multiplication
Lesson plan
The Lattice Method for Multiplication
Enhance your students' multiplication toolbox by teaching them the lattice strategy for multiplication. Use this lesson as a standalone or as a prelesson to Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers.
Year 5
Maths
Lesson plan
Multi-Digit Multiplication and Partial Products 1
Multi-Digit Multiplication and Partial Products 1
Exercise
Multi-Digit Multiplication and Partial Products 1
Break down multi-digit multiplication with these exercises that lead students step-by-step through the partial product method.
Year 6
Maths
Exercise

Characters, Problems, and Solutions

Characters, Problems, and Solutions

Choose a short story to read with your child and discuss the ways in which a character behaves informs the reader about that character's personality. Help your child think about their reading by asking questions such as, "What did the character learn in this story?" or "How did the protagonist deal with the main problem of the story?"
Read a short story with your fourth graders, modeling how to think deeply about the characters. Probe about character development by asking questions such as, "What did the character learn in this story?" or "How did the protagonist deal with the main problem of the story?" Thoughtful reflections will help your students write strong literary responses.
Graphic Organizer: Problem & Solution
Graphic Organizer: Problem & Solution
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Problem & Solution
Use this resource to organise the different ways a character tries to solve a problem in a fiction text.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tracking Character Traits
Tracking Character Traits
Worksheet
Tracking Character Traits
With this reading exercise, students will identify a character’s traits and provide evidence from the text.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comparing Characters
Comparing Characters
Worksheet
Comparing Characters
Comparing characters in books is a great way to learn more about them, and learn more about how important characters are to books.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Motivated Problem Solver
A Motivated Problem Solver
Worksheet
A Motivated Problem Solver
Use this resource with your students to practise not only identifying the problem and solution in a text, but also the character’s attempts at solving the problem.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Discovering Character Traits
Discovering Character Traits
Lesson plan
Discovering Character Traits
This lesson will have your EL students exploring characters' dialogue and actions to determine their personality traits! Use it on its own or as a support lesson.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
Lesson plan
It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
In this lesson, students will use their creativity, a graphic organizer, and a fun story to learn about character analysis.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Going Deeper with Literary Essays

Going Deeper with Literary Essays

This year, your budding essayist will learn about how to write a literary essay! The foundation for this type of writing is reflective reading. Get your child in the literary response mindset by asking them about themes or lessons they have noticed in a book they've read this year.
Now that your students are familiar with how to think about their texts in meaningful ways, they're ready to dive deeper into literary essays! First, show your students the many similarities between a literary essay and a persuasive writing piece. Then, make sure to select activities that help your kids go beyond the literal meaning in a text in order to explore important ideas.
Making Connections Part 1: Literary Response
Making Connections Part 1: Literary Response
Worksheet
Making Connections Part 1: Literary Response
Students will practise making connections between a text and their real life experiences in this reading comprehension activity.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Literary Essay Graphic Organizer
Help your fourth graders organise the structure of their literary essays with this graphic organizer.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Writing a Strong Lead: Literary Essay
Practise Writing a Strong Lead: Literary Essay
Worksheet
Practise Writing a Strong Lead: Literary Essay
Students will practise writing strong leads for their literary essays.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literary Argument Writing: Drafting Your Essay
Literary Argument Writing: Drafting Your Essay
Worksheet
Literary Argument Writing: Drafting Your Essay
This template will walk writers through the process of composing an argument essay.
Year 5
Worksheet
Spend or Save?
Spend or Save?
Worksheet
Spend or Save?
Kids practise persuasive writing with this money-themed worksheet.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literary Argument: Drafting Your Essay
Literary Argument: Drafting Your Essay
Lesson plan
Literary Argument: Drafting Your Essay
Once students have selected a topic related to a piece of literature they have read and mapped out their argument, this lesson will help them turn their prewriting into an essay.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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