W.5.1 Worksheets

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 can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Summer Vacation Persuasive Writing
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Summer Vacation Persuasive Writing
What if school switched from having a summer break to having a year-round school calendar? Have your students to write a persuasive paragraph in response to the change.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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One Thing I Love
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One Thing I Love
Ask your students to write about one thing that they really love to do during the summer. Direct students to use the graphic organizer to generate ideas on what to write about.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Evaluate Creative Products in Partnerships
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Evaluate Creative Products in Partnerships
Give your students the questions and organizer to evaluate creative work. Use this worksheet to guide student evaluations of their partner’s creative products.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Zheng He
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Zheng He
Young historians will practice writing essays and get a great reading comprehension workout with this worksheet about the famous Chinese explorer Zheng He.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Marco Polo
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Marco Polo
Your child will love learning all about the exploits of the famous European explorer Marco Polo with this attractively illustrated worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Leif Ericson
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Leif Ericson
Young historians will love learning facts about the famous Viking explorer Leif Ericson while practicing their reading comprehension and writing skills.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Travel Brochure
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Travel Brochure
Explore setting by creating a travel brochure for the setting of your book.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Saint Nicholas
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Saint Nicholas
Read up on the real-life Saint Nicholas, a man who did some good deeds way back in the day, and see what similarities he shares with Santa.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Kwanzaa History
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Kwanzaa History
Learn all about Kwanzaa history, then engage in some short writing exercises, with this Kwanzaa history worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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William Penn
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William Penn
Learn more about William Penn, a daring man whose actions reflected our Founding Fathers' fixation on freedom.
5th grade
Social studies
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Chesapeake Colonies
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Chesapeake Colonies
This writing exercise about the Chesapeake Colonies will get social studies students in the minds of some of the first settlers to come to America
5th grade
Social studies
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Is Pluto a Planet?
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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
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Ninjas vs Zombies
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Ninjas vs Zombies
It's ninjas vs zombies! Who will win? Flex your imagination to create a funny or crazy story to answer this writing prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Ten Essentials
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Ten Essentials
What ten essentials would you pack in case of an emergency? Help kids think about disaster preparedness from zombie apocalypse point of view!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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The Color Line
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The Color Line
Learn about an unspoken, unfair rule regarding segregation in major league baseball during the early 1900s.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Argument Writing: Peer Review Rubric
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Argument Writing: Peer Review Rubric
Use a kid-friendly rubric to help your students peer-review their persuasive essays!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Persuasive Writing: Summer Vacation
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Persuasive Writing: Summer Vacation
Year-round school: yay or nay? Use your persuasive writing skills to make a case.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
One Thing I Love
Worksheet
One Thing I Love
Use this graphic organizer to explore a beloved summer pastime in writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Frankenstein
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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
Hyperboles in History
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Hyperboles in History
Students will learn about the history of hyperbole in literature and politics.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Respond to Art: Opinion & Evidence #2
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Respond to Art: Opinion & Evidence #2
With this art-based activity, students will practice supporting their opinion with evidence.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Respond to Art: Opinion & Evidence #1
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Respond to Art: Opinion & Evidence #1
With this art-based activity, students will practice supporting their opinion with evidence.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make an Argument!
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Make an Argument!
Assess your students’ proficiency in genre writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Argument Writing: Match the Evidence
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Argument Writing: Match the Evidence
While playing this fun memory game, students will find a piece of evidence that supports each claim.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Argument Writing: Who Is Your Audience?
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Argument Writing: Who Is Your Audience?
In this brief questionnaire, students will think about who their audience is and what they believe.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Argument Writing: Respond to a Formal Letter
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Argument Writing: Respond to a Formal Letter
Young writers will write a persuasive letter in response to a formal letter.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Argument Writing: Parts of an Argument #2
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Argument Writing: Parts of an Argument #2
Young writers will practice identifying the five parts of an effective argument before writing their own argument.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Argument Writing: Persuasive Letters
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Argument Writing: Persuasive Letters
In this exercise, your young writers will write a persuasive letter to a person of their choice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Argument Writing: Sentence Frames
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Argument Writing: Sentence Frames
Introduce your students to words and phrases that will strengthen their argument writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Anne Frank
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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
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