Descriptive Language

Descriptive Language

Introduce your child to descriptive language through focused word lists. Teach your child adjectives or synonyms for common colors, then challenge them to use these words to write a descriptive paragraph.
Mix up your regular vocabulary routine by infusing your focused word lists with descriptive words. Teach your students adjectives or synonyms for common colors, then challenge them to use these words to write a descriptive paragraph.
Build Vocabulary 15
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary 15
Your fifth grader will learn impressive words like "tenacious" and "strident" in this vocabulary builder worksheet. Learn some new words with this worksheet.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary 14
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary 14
Reinforce known and new words with your child using this vocabulary worksheet. Learn words like "recitation," "incorporate," and more.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary 13
Worksheet
Build Vocabulary 13
Words like "antagonist" and "transient" are confusing for adults and kids. Fifth graders will learn these words and more in this vocabulary worksheet.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Worksheet
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Introduce your students to vocabulary words that will strengthen their descriptive writing!
4th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword
Worksheet
5th Grade Vocabulary Crossword
If your 5th grade is crazy for crosswords, she'll be pleased with this offering.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Dividing Fractions by Whole Numbers and Connecting Fractions to Decimal Division

Dividing Fractions by Whole Numbers and Connecting Fractions to Decimal Division

Introduce decimals and fractions with concrete materials, like base ten blocks. Use these models as a visual to teach your child how to divide fractions and decimals. Once your child understands the underlying concepts, they will be ready to use algorithms as a shortcut.
Introduce decimals and fractions with concrete materials, like base ten blocks. Use these models as a visual to teach students how to divide fractions and decimals. Once students understand the underlying concepts, they will be ready to use algorithms as a shortcut.
Dividing Decimals with Models
Worksheet
Dividing Decimals with Models
In this visual math exercise, your students will draw models to practice dividing decimals with whole number divisors.
5th Grade
Math
Worksheet
Dividing Decimals: Math Riddle
Worksheet
Dividing Decimals: Math Riddle
Sneak in some practice dividing decimal numbers with a fun math riddle worksheet! Your student will solve the division problems to solve the riddle.
Middle School
Worksheet
Dividing Decimals
Worksheet
Dividing Decimals
Practice dividing decimals with this supplemental worksheet! Your student can see the example to help him get started.
5th Grade
Math
Worksheet
Dividing Fractions with Whole Numbers
Worksheet
Dividing Fractions with Whole Numbers
Challenge your child to practice dividing fractions with whole numbers on this clear and simple worksheet.
5th Grade
Math
Worksheet
Decimal Fractions 2
Exercise
Decimal Fractions 2
Converting decimals to fractions is a lot easier for students once they have worked through this exercise.
5th Grade
Math
Exercise
Diner Division
Lesson Plan
Diner Division
Students learn how to fairly split the bill with this lesson that has them race to find out the amount they owe on a check! Students will apply their knowledge of dividing decimals to real world situations of dining out!
5th Grade
Math
Lesson Plan

Reading to Comprehend

Reading to Comprehend

Move beyond fluency and basic comprehension by focusing on the deeper meaning of a text. Have your child read a sample text three times: First to establish the topic or main idea; next to highlight and clarify challenging vocabulary; and finally to analyze the author's opinion, point of view, and theme. What inferences can they make about the text?
Move beyond fluency and basic comprehension by focusing on the deeper meaning of a text. Have students read a sample text three times: First to establish the topic or main idea; next to highlight and clarify challenging vocabulary; and finally to analyze the author's opinion, point of view, and theme. What inferences can they make about the text?
Find the Main Idea: Shark
Worksheet
Find the Main Idea: Shark
Fifth graders read the paragraph about sharks then use reading comprehension skills to write the main idea and their own concluding sentence.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
Worksheet
Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
Use this resource to help your students familiarize themselves with the concept of literary themes.
4th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Main Idea: The Moon
Worksheet
Find the Main Idea: The Moon
What's the big idea? Find out with this reading comprehension worksheet about the moon.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determining the Theme of a Poem
Lesson Plan
Determining the Theme of a Poem
Give your class a deeper understanding of theme with this art and poetry-focused lesson plan about theme. By the end of the lesson, students will understand what theme is and how to determine theme in a piece of writing, such as a poem.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Panchatantra: "The Broken Pot"
Worksheet
Panchatantra: "The Broken Pot"
Help your young reader learn to identify themes with the Panchatantra story "The Broken Pot" a classic fable from India that has a moral lesson.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Poetry: Personification, Similes, and Metaphors

Poetry: Personification, Similes, and Metaphors

The rhythms and rhymes children discovery in poetry can help nurture a lifelong love of language. Find and analyze the figurative language in the poems you read together. Then, have your child experiment with these devices in their own writing.
The rhythms and rhymes children discovery in poetry can help nurture a lifelong love of language. Find and analyze the figurative language in the poems you read as a class. Then, have your students experiment with these devices in their own writing.
What Is Figurative Language?
Worksheet
What Is Figurative Language?
Introduce your students to eight common types of figurative language with this colorful exercise.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Raven
Worksheet
The Raven
Get in the spooky spirit of Halloween with our vocab-packed copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven."
5th Grade
Worksheet
Narrative Poetry
Worksheet
Narrative Poetry
Help your child learn to navigate narrative poetry, then write his own poem, in this super-fun narrative poetry worksheet.
3rd Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors and Similes
Worksheet
Metaphors and Similes
Tennyson the Turtle provides a jolly introduction to metaphors and similes! Help your child to identify the figures of speech in this story.
4th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphor Game
Worksheet
Metaphor Game
This printable game is a walk in the park! Get fired up for figurative language with this fun and creative metaphor game.
5th Grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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