Fifth Grade Reading
Practice reading comprehension skills by a simple activity interpreting illustrations and considering metaphors. Here's how to get started.
We've combed the shelves for fifth grade titles to spice up summer reading. Here's our list of favorites.
Here are 5 great worksheets that work on fifth grade reading essentials.
Reading Study Help
Students usually study for spelling tests by looking over the words and spelling them out loud. Here's a spelling game that gets the whole family involved!
Adverbs are all around us. Here's an adverb acting game that will have your child hungrily, unceasingly, enthusiastically learning!
Your kid is constantly learning new ways to look at the world and discuss what he observes. Try turning the evening ritual of asking about his school day into a game that consists of twenty questions.
Centered around The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs, this writing activity encourages your child to think about the consequences of his actions. Challenge your kid to come up with something he might wish for if he had the opportunity. What would the consequences be if his wish came true?
Learn the art of the status update with this cutting-edge take on the book report -- social media book reviews!
Not only is this game a fun family activity, it also helps with identifying emotion-- a very important skill when it comes to reading comprehension!
Textbook studying doesn't have to be a slog. Here's a simple activity you can do at home before your middle-schooler begins those long end-of-the-chapter review questions.
From a Twilight novel to required reading, he'll learn about preconceptions as he predicts a book's story based on the cover.
For a fun way to encourage your child to read, try this comprehension technique made to satisfy visual learners. It's imaginative, artistic, and tons of fun.
Want a word game to play? How about just a fun way to spend the afternoon? Create words with your child that splice two words together: like "wuice" or "liger" or something totally silly and unexpected!
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