Root Words

Root Words

It can be fun to find root words like "therm" or "terr" hiding in other words. Make a scavenger hunt to find common roots in words students might see or hear.
Ask students to make charts showing different Greek and Latin root words. Then, students can add words to the charts as they come across them during the day.
Root Out the Meaning of Words
Activity
Root Out the Meaning of Words
Here's a fun activity to show your child how to use prefixes and root words to "root out" the meaning of a word!
5th grade
Activity
Word Root Round-Up
Worksheet
Word Root Round-Up
Help your child understand etymology with this fun worksheet, which challenges your child to match modern meaning with Latin roots.
5th 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
Root Words in Context: Port and Struct
Worksheet
Root Words in Context: Port and Struct
Use this short story to help your students practice identifying root words in context.
5th grade
Worksheet
Find the Root Words
Worksheet
Find the Root Words
Challenge your grammar sleuth to find all the root words hidden in this word search.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Multiplying by 10 & Multiples of 10

Multiplying by 10 & Multiples of 10

Give students a leg up in the classroom by helping them review their times tables early in the school year.
Help kids understand multiplication concepts by using place value charts and introducing them to partial products.
Money Math: Shopping and Shipping #2
Worksheet
Money Math: Shopping and Shipping #2
Can your fifth grader use multiplication to figure out the shipping fees for each word problem?
5th grade
Worksheet
Multiply by 1,000
Worksheet
Multiply by 1,000
With this worksheet, your students will practice multiplying by multiples of 10, up to 1,000.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Money Math: Calculate Tips
Worksheet
Money Math: Calculate Tips
Tips are a big part of real life, and they provide a perfect opportunity to practice fifth grade math!
5th grade
Worksheet
Money Math: Practice Finding Totals
Worksheet
Money Math: Practice Finding Totals
Can your fifth grader ring up the total prices? She'll use her multiplication muscles in the process!
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Money Math: Shopping and Shipping #1
Worksheet
Money Math: Shopping and Shipping #1
Teach your kid about a not-so-fun fact of life: shipping fees, and improve his ability to multiply decimals, with this colorful worksheet.
5th grade
Worksheet
Multiplication and Powers of 10
Exercise
Multiplication and Powers of 10
Have your students merge two skill sets with these exercises that incorporate powers of ten into multiplication problems.
5th grade
Math
Exercise
Powers of 10
Lesson plan
Powers of 10
Teach your students to recognize patterns of zeros when multiplying by powers of 10 with exponents.
5th grade
Math
Lesson plan

Looking at Author's Craft

Looking at Author's Craft

Talk about the way that different authors present a story. How are the writing styles different between various authors?
Students can discover an author's perspective by looking closely at how they write. The way an author organizes their writing, chooses words, and integrates text features can show us more about their point of view.
Subject and Object Pronouns
Worksheet
Subject and Object Pronouns
Boost students' pronoun savvy with this worksheet that asks them to complete each sentence by selecting the correct pronoun.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literary Terms
Worksheet
Literary Terms
Keep this study aid handy during homework time, or keep a copy in the back of your binder for classroom reference.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Not-So-Great Depression: Bud, Not Buddy
Lesson plan
The Not-So-Great Depression: Bud, Not Buddy
A lesson about the Great Depression doesn't have to depress your students! They will enjoy building background knowledge for *Bud, Not Buddy* with great interactive and cooperative learning tasks.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Nonfiction Text Features Checklist
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features Checklist
Develop your students’ critical eye with this nonfiction text features checklist! This resource can be used with the Comparing Nonfiction Text Features lesson plan.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make a Book Jacket!
Activity
Make a Book Jacket!
Want to play publisher for a day? Become a book jacket illustrator for this creative and fun project.
5th grade
Activity
Analyzing Alliteration
Lesson plan
Analyzing Alliteration
In this fun lesson, your students will practice identifying and writing sentences with alliteration. They will also reflect upon the purpose of alliteration and the effect it has upon the reader.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Making Alliteration Accessible
Lesson plan
Making Alliteration Accessible
Help your ELs learn about alliteration and practice identifying the descriptive adjectives and nouns that make up alliterative sentences. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson Analyzing Alliteration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Narrative Writing

Narrative Writing

Ask young writers to put pen to paper in this persuasive writing exercise as they convince someone else why their favorite food, music, or book is so great.
Use a free online word processor to help incorporate technology into the curriculum. Resources like Google Docs can streamline how teachers and students revise, collaborate, and make suggestions to each other.
Crafting Your Persuasive Letter
Lesson plan
Crafting Your Persuasive Letter
Knowing how to write an effective persuasive letter is a powerful tool. Students will learn how to advocate for their ideas by planning and drafting a well-supported persuasive letter on an issue of their choice.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Writing for a Reader
Worksheet
Writing for a Reader
Build strong writing skills with this fun activity on persuasive writing. Kids will use real life scenarios to practice writing strong arguments.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing for Kids
Worksheet
Persuasive Writing for Kids
Challenge your writer's critical thinking skills by asking him to pen a persuasive narrative in favor of or against an issue.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing an Opinion
Worksheet
Writing an Opinion
Challenge your outspoken third grader to put his opinions down on paper, and practice writing persuasive text while he's at it.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Persuasion for the Persuasive
Worksheet
A Persuasion for the Persuasive
Looking for a worksheet to help your kid with his persuasive writing? This printable will help him with his writing skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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