Prefixes & Suffixes

Prefixes & Suffixes

Consider playing a "prefix, suffix, and root word" game! Show your child a word, such as telegraph, and ask her to guess the meaning based on the parts of the word.
Review how to scaffold different parts of a word to affect its meaning. Highlighting word parts can help students notice common spelling chunks and spelling patterns.
Prefix Practice: Dis- Non- Un-
Worksheet
Prefix Practice: Dis- Non- Un-
Kids practice using the prefixes dis-, un-, and non- in this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Grammar: Suffixes
Worksheet
Grammar: Suffixes
This suffixes worksheet helps your child identify and create words with suffixes. This suffixes worksheet helps your child develop reading and writing skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Advanced Grammar: Suffixes #2
Worksheet
Advanced Grammar: Suffixes #2
Help your students master suffix words with the three tasks in this worksheet: Matching, writing, and identifying suffix words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pondering Prefixes
Lesson plan
Pondering Prefixes
Beyond just prefix identification, this meaty lesson taps into your students’ thinking. Using a combination of analogies, constructing, and deconstructing words with prefixes, students will learn the meaning and mechanics of prefixes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Spelling with Suffixes
Lesson plan
Spelling with Suffixes
Spelling is sensational with common suffixes! With this lesson, your students will learn how to navigate various suffixes and use them as they create and spell new words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Make a Prefix-Suffix Flip Book
Activity
Make a Prefix-Suffix Flip Book
Create a prefix-suffix flip-book and help improve your fourth grader's decoding skills and vocabulary.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Prefixes and Suffixes
Activity
Prefixes and Suffixes
It doesnât take long for flashcard drills about prefixes and suffixes to get old. Turn the learning process into a treasure hunt with this fun activity!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Common Prefixes 2
Exercise
Common Prefixes 2
With the basics established, students will enjoy making use of the knowledge of common prefixes shared in this exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Practicing Place Value

Practicing Place Value

Breaking down large numbers and understanding place value are key math skills for 4th grade. Practice taking a large number such as "3,429" and breaking it down to "3 thousands, 4 hundreds, 2 tens, and 9 ones".
Place value is the cornerstone of most of 4th grade math skills. Offer students ample opportunity to break apart numbers, so that they realize that 3,429 is really 3 thousands, 4 hundreds, 2 tens, and 9 ones.
Number Challenge
Worksheet
Number Challenge
Unscramble the numbers to answer each clue. Strengthen those place value and logic skills as you mix the numbers around according to the clues given.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Number Scramble
Worksheet
Number Scramble
Follow the clues to create a six-digit number using the numbers in the number bank. Use a little bit of logic to unscramble the numbers.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Number Sense Review Part 1
Worksheet
Number Sense Review Part 1
Let your students show what they know about place value, as they round, determine the value of various digits, and build numbers. Gain insight into who is ready to take on the challenges in the thousands place and beyond!
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Place Value Practice
Worksheet
Place Value Practice
Can you keep track of tricky math riddles that challenge you to add, subtract, multiply and divide?
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Place Value to the Thousands
Worksheet
Place Value to the Thousands
Kids identify digits to the thousands in this place value worksheet.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Fluently Subtracting within 1000
Lesson plan
Fluently Subtracting within 1000
Start your students on subtracting three-digit numbers with this lesson that breaks the problems down by place values!
3rd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Sharing the Subtraction Process
Lesson plan
Sharing the Subtraction Process
In this lesson, students will practice explaining the process of subtracting numbers up to 1,000 using base-ten blocks and peer feedback. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Fluently Subtracting within 1,000.
4th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Place Value Up to Ten Thousands Place
Exercise
Place Value Up to Ten Thousands Place
Build students’ confidence in solving math problems with large numbers using this exercise on place values up to the ten thousands place.
4th grade
Math
Exercise

Exploring Fiction Genres

Exploring the Classroom Library: Fiction

Take your child to the local library and explore different book genres. Have your child read the back cover of a few different types of books, such as a historical fiction book or a mystery novel, and compare them.
Are your students aware of the variety of fiction genres that exist in your school or classroom library? Use this set of resources to expose them to some fun types of books including science fiction, mystery, and historical fiction.
What is Mystery?
Worksheet
What is Mystery?
If horror is too hokey, if fantasy is too fake, if biographies are too boring and nonfiction is non-exiting, then mystery might just be the genre for you!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Historical Fiction?
Worksheet
What is Historical Fiction?
You may not realize how many beloved books and award-winning movies are historical fiction. Get a taste of historical fiction and try writing some yourself.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Science Fiction?
Worksheet
What is Science Fiction?
Science fiction is a hugely popular genre of books, movies and TV shows. Read this worksheet to get a taste of some of the originators of sci-fi.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Match: Reading Genres
Worksheet
Make a Match: Reading Genres
Kids match reading genres to descriptions in this worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Genre Challenge
Worksheet
Reading Genre Challenge
Kids hunt for different reading genres using this interactive worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fiction Genres Library Exploration
Lesson plan
Fiction Genres Library Exploration
How familiar are your fourth graders with the fictional genres available in their class or school libraries? This lesson introduces them to many genres of fictional books so they can get off to a terrific start of fourth grade reading.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Basic Fiction Summaries
Lesson plan
Basic Fiction Summaries
This lesson gives students a structure to help them summarize fiction texts. When they are skilled at summarizing, they will be more capable of exploring various fiction genres. Use it as a precursor to Fiction Genres Library Exploration.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Make Writing a Part of Everyday Life

Everyday Writing

Encourage your child to start a personal journal. Give them time and materials to decorate their journal. Encourage your child to fill it with thoughts, stories, or anything they'd like.
Set up clear, effective systems for writing time. Try using the phrase "when you're done, you've just begun." This can help kids realize that they can always keep writing, whether it's adding more or starting a new piece.
Writing Workshop: Everyday Writing
Worksheet
Writing Workshop: Everyday Writing
Let your young writer relax by practicing writing notes to friends, journal entries, and even a grocery list!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Time and Sequence Words Practice
Worksheet
Time and Sequence Words Practice
Budding writers get to know time and sequence words and how to use them effectively in a story in this mini writer's workshop.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing Instructions
Worksheet
Writing Instructions
Help your child learn to write clearly and concisely by writing her own set of "how to" instructions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Organization in Writing
Worksheet
Organization in Writing
This worksheet will improve your child's organization in writing by having him to use a flow chart to get in the habit of outlining his ideas.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Opening Sentences Writing Practice
Worksheet
Opening Sentences Writing Practice
Offering three strategies on how to write a good first sentence, this worksheet helps kids become stronger writers.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Journal Writing Task Cards #1
Worksheet
Journal Writing Task Cards #1
Use these 24 cards for daily writing exercises, or hand them out to encourage variety in writing!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dream Journal
Activity
Dream Journal
Dream big with a homemade dream journal, a great writing exercise for elementary-age kids.
5th grade
Activity
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