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Week 9

Vocabulary Applications

When learners discover a new word, make sure they apply it later on in the day! Challenge them to make up a sentence that uses new vocabulary in a fun and creative way.
When students use new vocabulary words in sentences, remind them to write sentences that give the reader context for what the word means.
Build Vocabulary 1
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Build Vocabulary 1
Kids can build their vocabulary and spelling skills with this worksheet. Your child will learn the definitions for vocabulary words and use them in context.
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Build Vocabulary 2
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Build Vocabulary 2
Build your child's vocabulary and spelling skills with this focused series. Each worksheet gives definitions or synonyms for vocab terms your child will learn.
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Build Vocabulary 4
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Build Vocabulary 4
Build your fifth grader's vocabulary and spelling skills with this focused series, including definitions or synonyms for vocab terms for your child to learn.
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Build Vocabulary 5
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Build Vocabulary 5
Your fifth grader will learn new vocabulary words and put them into use with this worksheet. Try this worksheet with your child to expand his vocabulary.
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Build Vocabulary 6
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Build Vocabulary 6
Build your fifth grader's vocabulary and spelling skills with this focused series including definitions or synonyms for vocab terms your child will learn.
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Dividing Decimals

Allow your child to use visuals, manipulatives, and models as they are introduced to decimal division. Once they understand decimal place values, they will be ready to try the standard algorithm.
Use visuals, manipulatives, and models to introduce decimal division. Once your students understand decimal place values, they will be ready to try the standard algorithm.
Dividing Decimals
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Dividing Decimals
Practice dividing decimals with this supplemental worksheet! Your student can see the example to help him get started.
Math
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Dividing Decimals Dash!
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Dividing Decimals Dash!
Get students moving in this fun lesson that involves a relay race style game! This lesson focuses on dividing decimals by whole numbers.
Math
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Decimal Placement with Division
Lesson plan
Decimal Placement with Division
Encourage learners to discuss decimal point placement with division and apply their understanding of standard algorithm decimal division. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Dividing Decimals Dash.
Math
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Dividing Decimals: Math Riddle
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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.
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Decimal Division to the Tenths
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Decimal Division to the Tenths
Introduce students to decimal division with this exercise on dividing down to the tenths place.
Math
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Division with Decimals
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Division with Decimals
If dividing decimals is difficult, try this worksheet for practice! Your child will have a few practice problems to work out, with a helpful hint box.
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School Shopping: Dividing Money
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School Shopping: Dividing Money
Our dividing money worksheet sharpens your kid's division skills and lets him practice an important skill. This dividing money worksheet is practical and fun!
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Inferences Based on Evidence

Remind young readers that all inferences should be based on evidence. Help them find examples of this in everyday life. For example, "I'm pretty sure it's going to rain because there are lots of clouds in the sky."
Remind students that all inferences should be based on evidence. Help students find examples of evidence that lead to inferences during the day. For example, "I'm pretty sure our principal is stressed because she was walking really fast through the hallways and a bunch of classes have substitute teachers today."
Build an Inference
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Build an Inference
This graphic organizer will encourage your students to put together all the pieces of a strong inference and help them practice reading comprehension skills.
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Analyzing Visual Elements
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Analyzing Visual Elements
Give students many opportunities to see how visuals can influence a story's meaning. Show off your acting skills and read a great book to help them learn!
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Inferring with Visual Elements
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Inferring with Visual Elements
Your ELs will practice drawing connections between illustrations and relevant text in a story in order to make inferences. This lesson can be a stand-alone resource or it can be paired with the lesson Analyzing Visual Elements.
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It All Adds Up to an Inference!
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It All Adds Up to an Inference!
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Picture This Inference
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Picture This Inference
This fun resource will strengthen studentsâ€™ emotional intelligence as they use images to make inferences, a skill which contributes to improved reading comprehension.
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Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
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Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
Up, up, and away! It's Peter Pan vs. Wendy vs. John in this reading comprehension lesson. Using the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook, students will use text excerpts and comprehension questions to write an essay comparing main characters.
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Revising, Editing, & Rewriting

Make editing fun! Teach your child how to check their own writing using the rainbow editing technique.
Make sure to review confusing concepts like run-on sentences. Then, make editing fun by adding color! Teach your students how to use rainbow editing as a technique and they will see that revising their writing can be fun.
More Rainbow Editing
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More Rainbow Editing
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Correcting Run-On Sentences
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Correcting Run-On Sentences
Take a crack at correcting run-on sentences (all based on classic Shakespeare quotes) in this page from one of our upcoming workbooks.
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What's Wrong Here
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What's Wrong Here
With this exercise, your students will master the art of revision using standard editing marks.
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Essay Editing 101
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Essay Editing 101
"CUPS" is a useful tool when helping your student edit a writing piece. Plus, it's an activity you can do together!
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Sentence Stretchers: A Writing Tool
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Sentence Stretchers: A Writing Tool
Here's a fun activity that will give your child a way to develop his sentences, making them more detailed and interesting.
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Complete Sentences
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Complete Sentences
Give students practice with all of the parts that make up complete sentences in this exercise.
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Send home these fun free resources to help reinforce the skills you're teaching in the classroom.

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