# This Week in Year five

Week 40

## Spelling Review

As summer approaches, review a variety of spelling patterns through word scrambles. Fun, engaging worksheets keep the review lighthearted. Expose your child to a variety of words so that they can look for these patterns on their own. Host a mini spelling bee with your child and some of their friends as a lively end-of-the-year activity!
As summer approaches, review a variety of spelling patterns through word scrambles. Fun, engaging worksheets keep the review lighthearted. Expose students to a variety of words so that they can look for these patterns on their own. Host a mini spelling bee in your classroom as a lively end-of-the-year classroom activity.
Back to School Word Scramble
Worksheet
Back to School Word Scramble
Ring in the new school year with a fun word scramble, full of school-related words! Your student will build spelling skills as he goes.
Year 4
Worksheet
Travel Word Scramble
Worksheet
Travel Word Scramble
Take a vocabulary-building vacation with this travel word scramble, full of vehicle words that need to be re-arranged and spelled correctly!
Year 4
Worksheet
Baseball Word Scramble
Worksheet
Baseball Word Scramble
Challenge your all-star student to unscramble all of the words in this baseball word scramble! He'll be using logic and reasoning to help him along.
Year 4
Worksheet
Spelling Squiggles
Worksheet
Spelling Squiggles
Mirroring an electronic format, this worksheet gives students practise in evaluating spelling suggestions given in word processing and making corrections to selected words.
Year 5
Worksheet
Find the Spelling Errors
Worksheet
Find the Spelling Errors
Can you find the spelling errors in this pretend article for the school newspaper?
Year 5
Worksheet

## Fractions Review

End the school year with a solid review of fractions! Your child should feel confident adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions with a whole number before entering year six. Try relating fractions with decimals so that they can move fluidly between the two formats, and encourage your child to write their own word problems with fractions as well.
End the school year with a solid review of fractions! Fourth graders should feel confident adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions with a whole number before entering year six. Try relating fractions with decimals so that students can move fluidly between the two formats. Have students explore writing their own word problems with fractions for their peers to solve.
Multiplying Fractions Word Problems #2
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Multiplying Fractions Word Problems #2
Give your students the chance to interpret, set up, and solve problems involving multiplying fractions.
Year 5
Maths
Worksheet
Practising Fractions: Largest to Smallest
Worksheet
Practising Fractions: Largest to Smallest
Here's a challenging maths worksheet for your 4th grader: your child must put each set of fractions in order from greatest to least.
Year 5
Maths
Worksheet
Multiply Mixed Numbers with Whole Numbers
Worksheet
Multiply Mixed Numbers with Whole Numbers
Multiplying mixed numbers and whole numbers: it looks rather complicated, but it's actually a matter of learning just a few steps.
Year 6
Maths
Worksheet
Worksheet
Packed with fraction addition and subtraction problems, this worksheet is sure to provide the extra practise your child needs.
Year 5
Maths
Worksheet
Fraction Wars
Lesson plan
Fraction Wars
Help kids master fractions with the fun, fast-paced, maths comparison game Fraction Wars. After a review, students are split into pairs to practise quickly comparing fractions with different numerators and denominators.
Year 5
Maths
Lesson plan
Strategies for Comparing Fractions
Lesson plan
Strategies for Comparing Fractions
Help your students see the variety of strategies they can use to compare fractions! Students will compare their strategies with that of their classmates. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Fraction Wars.
Year 5
Maths
Lesson plan
Converting Fractions with Gems
Game
Converting Fractions with Gems
Kids uncover gemstones from rock and write improper/mixed fractions.
Year 5
Maths
Game

## Get Ready for year six!

Give your child a variety of reading comprehension practise to keep them on their toes over the summer! It is crucial for your child to not only read for pleasure during the summer, but also to continue practising their reading comprehension skills. Use these resources as quick practise pieces to allow them to keep their skills in check when it comes to higher order comprehension, including inferences and character analysis.
Offer students a variety of reading comprehension practise to keep them on their toes over the summer! It is crucial for students to not only read for pleasure during the summer, but also to continue practising their reading comprehension skills. Use these resources as quick practise pieces to allow them to keep their skills in check when it comes to higher order comprehension, including inferences and character analysis.
The History of Chocolate
Worksheet
The History of Chocolate
This Hispanic Heritage Month, learn the history of chocolate and try your hand at a historical recipe.
Year 5
Worksheet
Characters in Books
Worksheet
Characters in Books
Learn all about characters and their motives with this worksheet that deconstructs the children's classic, Peter Rabbit.
Year 5
Worksheet
Weather Science: Heat Waves
Worksheet
Weather Science: Heat Waves
When your child's earth science studies heat up, hand him this worksheet about heat waves and the forces behind them.
Year 5
Worksheet
Alice in Wonderland Characters
Worksheet
Alice in Wonderland Characters
Explore characters in literature by getting inside of the most famous Alice in Wonderland character's head: Alice herself.
Year 5
Worksheet
Worksheet
Use this half-sheet graphic reading log to help students write simple summaries.
Year 5
Worksheet
Lesson plan
Reading reflection topics like theme, problems, and solutions can be challenging concepts for young readers. Help your students make sense of these literary elements using dynamic organizers that draw comparisons between fiction texts.
Year 5
Lesson plan
Figuring Out the Theme
Lesson plan
Figuring Out the Theme
Most stories have a message for the reader! Help students determine a story's theme so that kids are prepared to compare stories with similar themes. Use this on its own or as support to the lesson Head to Head Fiction Reflections.
Year 5
Lesson plan

## Summer Writing: Variety!

The best kind of summer writing is your child's favorite kind. Give your child lots of options and watch their enthusiasm grow! Before the summer break begins, encourage your child spend some time reflecting on their summer plans and to brainstorm a list of summer writing topics.
The best kind of summer writing is your students' favorite kind! Give your class lots of options and watch their enthusiasm grow! Before they depart for the break, encourage your class to spend some time reflecting on their summer plans and to brainstorm a list of summer writing topics.
Make a Travel Brochure for Brazil
Worksheet
Make a Travel Brochure for Brazil
This is a fun writing worksheet to go along with watching the Summer Olympic Games in Brazil.
Year 6
Worksheet
A Sporting Event Writing Worksheet
Worksheet
A Sporting Event Writing Worksheet
This worksheet asks kids to weigh the pros and cons of hosting a sporting event, and then write a 5-paragraph essay for or against hosting in their city.
Year 6
Worksheet
Writing Workshop: Everyday Writing
Worksheet
Writing Workshop: Everyday Writing
Let your young writer relax by practising writing notes to friends, journal entries, and even a grocery list!
Year 5
Worksheet
Letter Template
Worksheet
Letter Template
Help your students write letters to a pen pal, faraway relative, and others! This letter template gives students practise writing formal letters — like persuasive or business correspondence — and friendly, informal letters.
Year 5
Worksheet
Creative Writing: Under the Sea
Worksheet
Creative Writing: Under the Sea
Being a fish might be fun! Your young writer can write his own under the sea story with this creative writing prompt.
Year 6
Worksheet
Make a Travel Journal
Activity
Make a Travel Journal
Year 5
Activity
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