W.5.3 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3

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"Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences."

Our Take: In fifth grade, students are challenged to write stories that are well thought out and organized. There are many types of graphic organizers and outline formats that can help young writers sketch out the events of a story before diving in.

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

Worksheets

My Personal Expressions: Write a Short Story
My Personal Expressions: Write a Short Story
Worksheet
My Personal Expressions: Write a Short Story
Encourage your child to turn his verbal creativity into a creative writing activity by penning a short story incorporating a few of his trademark expressions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Ghosts
All About Ghosts
Worksheet
All About Ghosts
Get ready for a ghostly reading activity! Here's a Halloween sheet that will teach your child all about ghosts and the history behind these spooks.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tell a Tale!
Tell a Tale!
Worksheet
Tell a Tale!
Monster footprints in a dark forest sets the scene for a super scary story! This picture prompt will help your child practice creative writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Picture Writing Prompt
Picture Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Picture Writing Prompt
A soccer ball flies toward the goalie, but what happens next? Let your budding writer create his own story, using this picture prompt as a starting point.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Creative Writing Prompt #2
Thanksgiving Creative Writing Prompt #2
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Creative Writing Prompt #2
Children are invited to reflect on the ways adversity can lead to gratitude in this thoughtful writing prompt.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Werewolves
All About Werewolves
Worksheet
All About Werewolves
Celebrate Halloween with a spooky reading exercise, where you'll learn all about werewolves! Read up on the history behind these legendary beasts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Punctuating Dialogue
Punctuating Dialogue
Lesson plan
Punctuating Dialogue
Your students will surely exclaim, "This is fun!" in response to this writing lesson. It covers topics that range from dialogue punctuation to sentence types, and will definitely help improve reading comprehension skills.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Object Creative Writing
Object Creative Writing
Lesson plan
Object Creative Writing
This writing lesson allows young authors to take random objects on exciting adventures. Students will enjoy telling stories from their objects' points of views, from exposition to resolution.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Fan Fiction Finales
Fan Fiction Finales
Lesson plan
Fan Fiction Finales
Help your students' favorite characters come to life in new adventures as student writers draft new endings to their favorite stories.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Lesson plan
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
Put your students' imaginations to the test with this lesson on storytelling and creative writing. After reading some classic fairy tales, students will create their own using printed figures.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Poetry Harvest
Poetry Harvest
Lesson plan
Poetry Harvest
Looking for a fun way to assess your students' knowledge of poetry? Try having a poetry harvest! With fun decorations, unexpected elements, and activity-based workstations, this fun test is sure to get your students excited.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Somebody Killed Mr. Boddy
Somebody Killed Mr. Boddy
Lesson plan
Somebody Killed Mr. Boddy
Guide your students into writing a narrative based on the game Clue that details who the murderer is and why the murderer may have killed Mr. Boddy.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

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