Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
Informative essays have a structure that is fairly easy to dissect. This lesson includes an anchor essay which students will mark up, a mixed-up essay outline for them to sort, and a web for them to organize ideas for their own essay.
Teach your students to entertain readers with narrative writing. This lesson will help your students understand the genre, the different parts of a story, and elements such as character, setting, and conflict.
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.
Your students have probably heard of both Mickey Mouse and Ironman, but have they ever compared and contrasted them? This lesson engages students in a fun double bubble map activity while helping them learn about internal character traits.
Bring poetry to life by reading it aloud with others! Have your child select one or more of these poems written by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Robert Lee Frost. Then take turns reading aloud by swapping single lines, couplets, or stanzas.
Expand your young learner's writing skills with our fifth grade writing resources! In fifth grade, kids practice writing and understanding figurative language. Help them work on this tricky skill with our collection of lesson plans, activities, exercises, and worksheets to give them a well-rounded introduction. You may be amazed at their creative writing prowess! Find other writing prompts and resources in our fourth grade writing resources library.