Word Play

Vocabulary

Practice discovering a word's meaning with just the context clues around it. Read a short passage in a favorite book, and pause to talk about a new or unfamiliar word.
Practice discovering a word's meaning with just the context clues around it.
Vivacious Vocabulary #2
Worksheet
Vivacious Vocabulary #2
The second in a series, this activity allows students to match definitions and sentences with challenging vocabulary words which are common in 5th grade texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Hare: Vocabulary
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Hare: Vocabulary
Your students will practice using context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words while reading this classic Aesop fable.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Word Web
Worksheet
Vocabulary Word Web
Use this simple graphic organizer to map out a new word and explore it in depth.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
Worksheet
5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
When your students complete this crossword puzzle they will be introduced to a variety of words that are commonly seen in 5th grade texts and basal readers.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fill-in-the-Blank with Vivid Vocabulary
Worksheet
Fill-in-the-Blank with Vivid Vocabulary
With this worksheet, your students will practice using challenging vocabulary words in the context of a story.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 2
Exercise
Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 2
This example-filled exercise will help students develop a fuller understanding of context from clues embedded in texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Use physical objects like beans or pennies to help your child build number sense and familiarity with place value.
Using manipulatives like base-ten blocks can help reinforce number sense and concept of place value.
Add and Subtract Decimals on a Number Line
Worksheet
Add and Subtract Decimals on a Number Line
Students use number lines to understand how tenths and hundredths are related as they add and subtract decimals.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
What's Up, Decimals?
Worksheet
What's Up, Decimals?
Students will practice adding and subtracting decimals, before applying the same skills to solve two-step word problems.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Decimal Challenge #1
Worksheet
Decimal Challenge #1
Students will solve two number puzzles that will have them adding and subtracting decimals.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Decimal Challenge #2
Worksheet
Decimal Challenge #2
Challenge your students to solve two number puzzles that will have them adding and subtracting decimals.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Yard Sale Math
Worksheet
Yard Sale Math
Students will add and subtract decimals to solve increasingly challenging word problems.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Comparing Decimal Numbers
Exercise
Comparing Decimal Numbers
For students who find it tricky to compare decimal numbers, this exercise will give them confidence as they progress in math.
5th grade
Math
Exercise
Decimals, Decimals, Decimals!
Lesson plan
Decimals, Decimals, Decimals!
This lesson combines three essential skills in one entertaining game! Students will need to add, subtract, and understand place value with decimals.
5th grade
Math
Lesson plan

Summarizing & Understanding Texts

Summarizing & Understanding Texts

Teaching your child to summarize main ideas and key details can help aid in their understanding of nonfiction texts.
Teaching students to summarize main ideas and key details can help aid in their understanding of nonfiction texts.
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: Sharks
Use this resource to read a nonfiction passage about sharks and write a summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mimic Octopus
Practice writing nonfiction summaries as you read and learn about an interesting ocean creature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Worksheet
Writing a Nonfiction Summary: The Mysterious Squid
Learn about a mysterious sea creature as you pick out important information for a nonfiction summary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
Worksheet
Writing a Fiction Summary: The Wind in the Willows
Learn a fun reading strategy and practice writing fiction summaries using a classic text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Worksheet
Fiction Summaries: Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then
Students will use the Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then strategy of writing fiction summaries with these reading passages.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Tip of the Iceberg: Nonfiction Summary Details
Lesson plan
Tip of the Iceberg: Nonfiction Summary Details
Capture the tip of the iceberg! Use this lesson plan to teach your students to summarize nonfiction texts by noting the “tip of the iceberg,” also known as the main idea. Students will identify and sequence them.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Texts
Lesson plan
Main Idea and Details in Nonfiction Texts
Support your EL students in understanding and identifying the main idea and supporting details in a nonfiction text. This can support the lesson Tip of the Iceberg: Nonfiction Summary Details.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

The Writing Process: First Drafts and Revisions

The Writing Process: First Drafts and Revisions

Make sure to let your child know the importance of revising work. No one gets their writing perfect after one try!
As students are drafting their stories, you can have them share portions of their writing and begin discussing how to revise.
Revise with ARMS
Worksheet
Revise with ARMS
Add, remove, move, and substitute! Use this fun revising strategy to revise a sample essay.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rainbow Editing
Worksheet
Rainbow Editing
Students will use this fun and colorful revision technique to edit a piece of sample writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Revision Review
Worksheet
Revision Review
Assess kids' revision process knowledge with this worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rethink, Revise, Rewrite
Lesson plan
Rethink, Revise, Rewrite
Using the skills of revising and editing, this lesson incorporates the process of peer editing conferences into the revision and editing processes. Students will expand their editing and revision skills via peer editing conferences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Correcting Run-Ons and Incomplete Sentences
Worksheet
Correcting Run-Ons and Incomplete Sentences
Help students master subject, predicate, proper punctuation and conjunctions with this essential editing worksheet.
3rd grade
Worksheet
Your message has been sent
OK
Send home these fun free resources to help reinforce the skills you're teaching in the classroom.
Send Free Resources

Add to collection

Create new collection

Create new collection

New Collection>

0 items

How likely are you to recommend Education.com to your friends and colleagues?

Not at all likely
Extremely likely

What could we do to improve Education.com?

Please note: Use the Contact Us link at the bottom of our website for account-specific questions or issues.

What would make you love Education.com?

What is your favorite part about Education.com?