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.
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Adverbs are all around us. Here's an adverb acting game that will have your child hungrily, unceasingly, enthusiastically learning!
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!
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!
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!
From a Twilight novel to required reading, he'll learn about preconceptions as he predicts a book's story based on the cover.
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
Encourage a bit of mystery and intrigue by teaching your clever kid how to create and use secret codes.
Brush up on current events by making every day reading a fishing adventure! Your child will "fish" for newspaper headlines and race the clock to match them up with the correct articles.
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