Using Suffixes to Change Word Meanings

Using Suffixes to Change Word Meanings

Did you know that a suffix can change a word's part of speech? Review parts of speech with your child and show them that the suffix -ly can change an adjective to an adverb!
Did you know that a suffix can change a word's part of speech? Teach your students how suffixes can be used to change a word's meaning and review parts of speech at the same time.
Change an Adjective
Worksheet
Change an Adjective
Get to know your parts of speech! With this exercise, your students will practice changing adjectives to adverbs and nouns using the suffixes -ly and -ness.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Using Word Parts to Determine the Meaning of Words
Lesson plan
Using Word Parts to Determine the Meaning of Words
Give your readers the tools to decipher the meaning of Greek and Latin based words. In this lesson they review the meaning of commonly used prefixes, suffixes and roots and then practice constructing and deciphering words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Common Suffixes and their Meanings
Worksheet
Common Suffixes and their Meanings
Kids will work together to generate a list of common suffixes in this worksheet, perfect for third grade writers.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Exercise
Determine Meaning Using Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Students will be able to understand words without a dictionary after they work through this exercise teaching how to determine the meaning of words using roots, prefixes, and suffixes.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Using Suffixes to Change Adjectives to Nouns
Worksheet
Using Suffixes to Change Adjectives to Nouns
This worksheet teaches students how to change adjectives to nouns using suffixes, such as turning "ready" into the word "readiness."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Suffixes to Change Verbs and Nouns to Adjectives and Adverbs
Exercise
Suffixes to Change Verbs and Nouns to Adjectives and Adverbs
Students will understand how to utilize suffixes to modify verb-noun pairs into adjective-adverb pairs with this helpful exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Multi-Digit Dividends

Multi-Digit Dividends

Your child might have learned several strategies for solving division problems at school. Allow your learner to show you how to solve a problem before offering to help.
Teach students multiple solving strategies, saving the standard algorithm for last. Give students time to practice using all strategies before allowing them to choose.
Find the Quotient
Worksheet
Find the Quotient
In this fifth grade math worksheet, your child will practice solving multi-step word problems using long division.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Multi-Digit Division
Lesson plan
Multi-Digit Division
Let's solve multi-digit division problems! Students will feel more confident with their division than ever with this lesson that helps them practice dividing multi-digit numbers.
4th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Division with Fair-Sharing Language
Lesson plan
Division with Fair-Sharing Language
Encourage your students to describe elements of a division problem using peer supports and an information gap game. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Multi-Digit Division.
5th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Division Game: Central USA
Worksheet
Division Game: Central USA
Using his world-renowned division skills, your child will help Detective Zoey Chase track down a notorious criminal in this 5th grade math worksheet.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Division Duplication: 5th Grade
Worksheet
Division Duplication: 5th Grade
Long division may be tough to master, and fifth grade students can use this math worksheet to practice this important skill.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Division Game: Eastern USA
Worksheet
Division Game: Eastern USA
Using her long division savvy, your child will help Detective Zoey Chase track a notorious criminal in this adventure-filled 5th grade math worksheet.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Division with Multi-Digit Dividends
Exercise
Division with Multi-Digit Dividends
Expand students’ division skills with this exercise that teaches how to perform division problems with multi digit dividends.
5th grade
Math
Exercise

Comparing & Contrasting Reference Sources

Comparing & Contrasting Reference Sources

Encourage your child to research a topic of their choice. As they work, discuss the value and challenges in different types of resources. For example, what is valuable about using the internet to conduct research? What are the potential pitfalls?
Guide your students through a research project and discuss the value and challenges in different types of resources. For example, what is valuable about using the internet to conduct research? What are the potential pitfalls?
How to Write a Research Paper
Worksheet
How to Write a Research Paper
Writing a paper doesn't have to be boring! Introduce your student to research and writing with this thorough guide.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Digging In with Research
Worksheet
Digging In with Research
Your students will be digging into nonfiction texts in search of the purpose and main idea of a passage.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Research: Where to Find the Answers
Lesson plan
Research: Where to Find the Answers
This lesson introduces students to a variety of resources that they can use when doing research. It will also help them differentiate between print and digital sources and how to use each.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Compare and Contrast Template
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Template
This worksheet encourages kids to compare and contrast three different kind of resources, from books to magazines to websites.
5th grade
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Information Across Sources
Lesson plan
Compare and Contrast Information Across Sources
Sharpen your students’ reading and research skills in this lesson that guides them in comparing and contrasting information and drawing conclusions. Students will collect information across several resources including Internet sources.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
Lesson plan
Fact & Opinion Statements with Adjectives
In this lesson, your ELs will learn how to differentiate statements of fact and opinion in a nonfiction text using adjectives as a foundation for their understanding. This is a support lesson for Research: Where to Find the Answers.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Writing

Provide opportunities for your child to debate or argue at home. For example, ask them to convince you why they should be allowed to have a sleepover with a friend. Encourage them to give you several reasons why you should agree with them.
Provide opportunities for your students to make arguments orally before asking them to write about their opinions. Set up a mock debate and tell students to try to convince their peers about a specific topic.
The Power of Persuasion
Lesson plan
The Power of Persuasion
Teach your students the power of persuasion by preparing them to write persuasive letters. This lesson, complete with brainstorming activities, allows young writers to unlock their inner rhetoricians.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
How to Outline an Essay
Worksheet
How to Outline an Essay
If your little writer needs help organizing to write that big essay assignment, give her a helpful cheat-sheet full of tips on making an outline.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Oreo Persuasive Writing
Worksheet
Oreo Persuasive Writing
Hook your students with this cookie-themed exercise that will teach the basics of strong persuasive writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
On Demand Writing: Persuasive
Worksheet
On Demand Writing: Persuasive
This worksheet guides students through the beginning stages of writing a persuasive essay.
5th grade
Worksheet
On Demand Persuasive Writing: Summer Homework
Worksheet
On Demand Persuasive Writing: Summer Homework
This persuasive writing prompt asks kids to write a position statement about whether students should or should not have homework over summer vacation.
5th grade
Worksheet
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