Classic Stories for Fifth Graders

Challenge fifth graders with these abridged versions of timeless classics, complete with comprehension questions. Top it off with some writing prompts to get kids writing their own classic tales!

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To Build a Fire

Explore all the action packed into "To Build a Fire" by building mini version of it!
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Paul Revere's Ride

American history gets a graphic-novel makeover in this workbook. Look at Paul Revere's ride with the famous poem, plus a comic that your child can complete about the real events of the midnight ride!
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To Kill a Mockingbird Script

This excerpt from the To Kill a Mockingbird script is a great reading comprehension exercise. Pair it with the novel to improve your kid's reading skills.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

This fantastically illustrated excerpt of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde, is a surefire way to get your kid in the Halloween spirit.
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Jane Eyre

Read this passage from Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, and get both reading and writing practice in one fell swoop.
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Mikki and the Jacket

By writing his own story in this worksheet, your child can learn to "fill in the blanks" of reading comprehension.
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Fictional Character Development

If your child needs help understanding big ideas and concepts, have her tackle this helpful reading comprehension worksheet.
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