W.5.3 Worksheets

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 can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Prospector on Mars Story Starter
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Prospector on Mars Story Starter
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Write an Epic Poem
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Write an Epic Poem
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Descriptive Writing: Summer Vacation
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Descriptive Writing: Summer Vacation
Help your students practice writing to a specific audience. With this worksheet, writers will be challenged to explain summer vacation to another child who has never experienced summer vacation.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Small
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Writing Small
Writers need to be able to take an ordinary idea or observation and make it unique. Ask your writers to take the vague ideas in this worksheet and ask students to think of more specific ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Christopher Newport
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Christopher Newport
Captain Christopher Newport led one of the first journeys across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World and started what would become Jamestown.
5th grade
Social studies
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Fan Fiction
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Fan Fiction
Create a new story using characters from a summer reading or assigned book in this fan fiction worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Zombie Vocabulary
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Zombie Vocabulary
Here's a fun and spooky way to challenge your student's vocabulary and spelling skills, with this packet of zombie-themed vocab words
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Money Writing Prompt
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Money Writing Prompt
What if you had $1,000, but you couldn't spend it on yourself? Flex your creativity and goodwill thinking with this writing prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Roanoke Mystery Writing
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Roanoke Mystery Writing
What do you think happened to the colonists at Roanoke? Make up an explanation for the settlers' strange disappearance.
5th grade
Social studies
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Zombie News Story
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Zombie News Story
Imagine you are a reporter in the midst of a zombie outbreak! Bring some spookiness to your child's daily writing journal with this fun prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Creative Writing: Snow Storm
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Creative Writing: Snow Storm
Snow can be beautiful or scary! Your little author can decide what he'll do on his day off in the midst of a snow storm with this writing prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Picture Writing Prompt
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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
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Tell a Tale!
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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
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Picture Writing Prompt: UFO
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Picture Writing Prompt: UFO
What is that strange object in the sky? This prompt will be a lift off for your young writer's imagination as he creates a story to match the picture.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Picture Writing Prompt: Twister!
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Picture Writing Prompt: Twister!
Look out, a twister is headed this way! This tornado writing prompt is sure to trigger a creative story from your young writer.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Tuning My Writing Voice
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Tuning My Writing Voice
Young writers learn to develop strong narrative voices by getting in touch with how they express themselves given a variety of situations.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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All About Ghosts
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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
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Creative Writing: Dragons
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Creative Writing: Dragons
Is the sleeping dragon a watchdog or a pet? Your fifth grader can write her own story with this fun writing prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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What's Behind the Door?
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What's Behind the Door?
Flex your writing skills with this fun writing prompt, which features a classic scene from scary movies!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Picture Writing Prompt: Sea Monster
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Picture Writing Prompt: Sea Monster
A day of fishing is interrupted by a giant sea monster! What happens next? This writing prompt will help your student stretch his imagination.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Prompt: Mystery
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Writing Prompt: Mystery
Everyone loves a mystery! Give your budding writer a chance to create her own fictional story based on this picture writing prompt. What will happen next?
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Creative Writing: Cyclops!
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Creative Writing: Cyclops!
What will happen to this cave-man? Your 5th grader can decide by writing a creative and exciting story to go with this illustration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Prompt: Haunted House
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Writing Prompt: Haunted House
What lurks inside this spooky house? Your 5th grader can invent her own scary story based on this haunting illustration!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing Prompt: Monster in the Closet
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Writing Prompt: Monster in the Closet
Are there monsters in the closet? Your 5th grader will use her imagination to create a fun story based on this illustration!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Descriptive Writing: Summer Vacation
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Descriptive Writing: Summer Vacation
Use details and imagery to capture this long holiday in writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Would You Mind?
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Would You Mind?
The Peter Pan story says that mothers tidy their children's minds at night! Think deep and list what your mind is like before and after mom cleans up.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Utilizing Text and Font Features in Your Writing
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Utilizing Text and Font Features in Your Writing
This sheet will review the ways that writers can play with different text and font features for a variety of effects.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Adding Voice to Your Writing
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Adding Voice to Your Writing
There are many ways that writers can add voice to their writing, including dialect, emotion, word choice, and ALL CAPS.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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All Caps for Emphasis
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All Caps for Emphasis
In nonfiction, bolding and underlining are frequently used to help words stand out. In fiction, authors can use ALL CAPS to add emphasis to a character’s voice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Storyboard Pre-Write
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Storyboard Pre-Write
Use this prewriting activity to help students organize their writing and reinforce transitional language.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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