W.5.1 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1

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"Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information."

Our Take: Students should write opinion pieces that support their bias toward a topic with sound reasoning and adequate support.

These worksheets, workbooks, and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

All About Frankenstein
Worksheet
All About Frankenstein
This Frankenstein worksheet is great for teaching kids about classic literature near Halloween. Use this Frankenstein worksheet with your child this October.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Color Line
Worksheet
The Color Line
Learn about an unspoken, unfair rule regarding segregation in major league baseball during the early 1900s.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Own Declaration!
Worksheet
Write Your Own Declaration!
Celebrate the work of our forefathers by writing your own Declaration, in honor of the Declaration of Independence!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Anne Frank
Worksheet
Anne Frank
Learn more about the life of Anne Frank, an tragic, true-life story of a young girl caught up in the horrors of war.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Bad Luck Creative Writing
Worksheet
Bad Luck Creative Writing
Did you spill the salt? Step on a crack? Do you even care? You decide what, if anything, causes bad luck. Get the juices flowing for some creative writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Is Pluto a Planet?
Worksheet
Is Pluto a Planet?
What is Pluto? According to scientists... no, not quite. Find out more behind the answer to that age-old question.
5th grade
Science
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Argument Writing: Claim, Reasons, and Evidence
Lesson plan
Argument Writing: Claim, Reasons, and Evidence
This lesson will help students map out their argument essay after they have identified a topic. Students will learn the three basic components of constructing an argument: stating a claim, listing reasons, and providing evidence.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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
Revising Your Persuasive Letter
Lesson plan
Revising Your Persuasive Letter
Once your students have drafted a persuasive letter, use this lesson to help them polish their writing. Students will use a checklist to ensure that all of the most important parts of their letter are included and the argument is solid.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Sentence Crafting
Lesson plan
Sentence Crafting
Enjoy fun games and activities while learning to craft varied sentences! Creating sentences is like playing with construction blocks. You can combine ideas by making compound sentences — and link descriptive phrases into them. Students enjoy fun games and activities while learning to make varied sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Developing Voice
Lesson plan
Developing Voice
Voice is the energy, intention, and personality behind a piece of writing or character, as shaped by the author. Writers will examine voice in story excerpts and then practice crafting voice on their own.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Add Rhythm to Your Writing with Sentence Pattern Variation
Lesson plan
Add Rhythm to Your Writing with Sentence Pattern Variation
Some say that variety is the spice of life. In writing this is true as well. Students will learn to vary sentence patterns in their writing to give their pieces cadence and rhythm.
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Civil Rights
Workbook
Civil Rights
Learn about the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Explore ideas of citizenship, constructive action and community while building on literacy skills and historical knowledge with your child.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

Games

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