Bundled are the top 20 resources for 5th grade which address important reading comprehension, math, vocabulary, writing, and science skills. Includes QR codes, worksheets, task cards - all with answer keys.
Many of the 5th-grade resources in this bundle provide both fiction and non-fiction reading passages and articles that emphasize reading comprehension skills. Skills reviewed in these resources include cause and effect, inferences, compare and contrast, problem-solving, drawing conclusions, identifying important facts, using context clues, identifying important details.
The math resources for grade 5 engage students in a variety of challenging and effective math activities. The problem-solving stories require the solutions to multiple problems. They must use comprehension skills with the story problems and then apply their math understanding to pull relevant information and use multi-steps in order to arrive at the correct solution. Some skills addressed in the multi-step stories include adding, multiplication, money, subtracting, division, time, measurement, fractions. The math vocabulary and meanings resources give 5th-grade students multiple approaches to learning and retaining essential vocabulary terms. The math puzzles are very motivating and provide excellent practice with basic operations.
The science resources take students through the scientific process and prepare students for a science fair while others teach science topics and exploration. A few activities use QR code technology to give immediate feedback. Full answer keys are provided on all relevant resources. The activities are great for homework, practice, centers, or test prep. Most activities are no-prep with others just minimal preparation needed. Most resources are aligned with the common core and other state and national language standards.
Pages in the resources can be printed either in color or grayscale with good results. These activities are effective as a homeschool or summer reading resource and are easily adaptable to existing lesson plans. The worksheets and activities can be used as a quick comprehension assessment tool.
Listed below are brief descriptions of each product and links to the actual products for more in-depth information.
• Myths and Legends
Included in this packet are ten wonderful and diverse myths and legends including Native American, Canadian, and Greek mythology. Students will engage in comprehension activities. 48 pages.
Link to the Individual Myths & Legends Product
• Founding Fathers Reading Comprehension
This resource includes all five packets in the Founding Fathers Series including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and Benjamin Franklin. These five statesmen were considered the top five founding fathers in American history. Each packet includes a balanced and accurate article, comprehension activities, answer keys and graphic organizer.75 pages.
Link to the Individual Founding Fathers Product
• Heroes of History Reading Comprehension
Included in this packet are nine wonderful and diverse stories of the greatest real-life men and women heroes of the past including Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, Father Flanagan, Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Anne Frank, Dalai Lama, and Harriet Tubman. Students will engage in comprehension activities 44 pages
Link to the Individual Heroes of History Product
• Fables Reading Comprehension
Ten wonderful Aesop and other fables for 4th grade - 5th-grade kids along with comprehension activities, questions, writing activities. Aligned with common core standards. Fable-making guide teaches students how to write their own fables. 55 pages
Link to the Individual Fables Reading Comprehension Product
• Color-Code Comprehension
The informational articles and comprehension activities require students to justify answers by color-coding text evidence. The unique tasks are motivating and teach kids to think about what they read. 65 pages
Link to the Individual Color Code Comprehension Product
• Complete Novel Unit with Audio - Mystery at Pineview Lake
Exciting 182-page adventure novel with vocabulary and comprehension activities that address important reading skills. Full unabridged audiobook included. Great way to promote reading enjoyment. 217 pages.
Link to the Individual Novel Study Product.
• Reading Comprehension Quick Activity Cards
Students in 4th grade and 5th grade read short fiction and non-fiction passages and use their reading comprehension skills to answer literal and inferential questions. 114 Cards. Includes free digital version. 67pages.
Link to the Individual Reading Comprehension Quick Activity Cards Product
• Reading Comprehension Task Cards
Students read original short stories and articles and use context clues to answer literal, deductive, inferential comprehension questions. QR code enabled. Easy print, cut, use format. 40pages.
Link to the Individual Reading Comprehension Task Cards Product
• Journal Prompts Task Cards
Get kids writing with these 72 fun and interesting journal task cards. The cards pose thought-provoking questions with motivating graphics. Great for centers, daily journal writing, enrichment, or productive time fillers. 22 pages.
Link to the Individual Journal Prompts Product
• Science Fair Student Notebook
This science journal is the ultimate tool and template for helping students achieve science fair success. Students are guided step-by-step through the science fair experiment making process. 23 pages
Link to the Individual Science Fair Student Notebook Product
• Math, Language, Science Challenge Activities
This wonderful variety of math, language, and science activities are perfect for giving students extra enrichment and challenge. QR coding is used for instant feedback or extra information. Answer keys included. 71 pages
Link to the Individual Math, Language, Science Challenge Product
• Math Word Problem Worksheets
Challenging math for 4th grade, 5th grade helps students with problem-solving multi-step tasks that mimic real-world applications. Teaches critical thinking and a deeper understanding of math relevance. 51pages
Link to the Individual Math Word Problem Worksheets Product
• Math Word Problem Task Cards
This 84 Math Task Card set has kids in grade 4, grade 5 engage in challenging math stories that each require the solution to multiple problems. They must use comprehension skills and then apply their math understanding to pull relevant information to arrive at the correct solutions. 26 pages
Link to the Individual Math Word Problem Task Cards Product
• Grade 5: Math Vocabulary Task Cards
These effective math vocabulary no-prep task cards with QR code technology includes 60 essential math vocabulary terms and meanings that students in 4th grade should master. Addresses core standards. 21 pages.
Link to the Individual Math Vocabulary Task Cards Product
• Math Vocabulary Problems Worksheets Grade 5
Kids in grade 5 complete worksheets on which there are five problems. Each problem presents a math vocabulary meaning and multiple choice list of four words. The student matches that definition to the correct math vocabulary word. The worksheets use QR code technology to give immediate feedback. 33 pages
Link to the Individual Math Vocabulary Problems Worksheets Product
• Multiplication Lattice Puzzles
Lattice Puzzles provides a unique twist on calculating multiplication. Students complete each of the six multiplication puzzles in the cells and write the answers in the answer boxes. The answer then forms the answer to a riddle. 28 pages.
Link to the Individual Multiplication Lattice Puzzles Product.
• Lattice Multiplication Worksheets
Lattice Puzzles provides a unique twist on calculating multiplication. A great collection of lattice multiplication worksheets perfect for school or homeschool settings. Provides an effective alternate multiplication strategy to help students multiply larger numbers. QR code capable. 33 pages.
Link to the Individual Lattice Multiplication Worksheets Product.
• Math Block Puzzles: Basic Operations
Block Puzzles are a great problem-solving challenge! Students must fill in digits 1-9 in the puzzles to make the six number sentences true. All four operations - adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing - are used to complete the puzzles. 40 pages.
Link to the Individual Math Block Puzzles Product
• Fractions Task Cards
This 84 Math Fractions Task Card set is a great way to teach or review essential Common Core fraction problems for grade 5. The versatile cards can be used in whole group instruction, small groups, centers, homeschooling or with individual students. They are perfect for test preparation. 27 pages
Link to the Individual Fractions Task Cards Product
• Math Algebraic Thinking Picture Puzzles
Fun but challenging math picture puzzles effectively sharpen critical-thinking and problem-solving. Students use algebraic thinking to determine values of pictures and solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, division equations. 44 pages
Link to the Individual Math Algebraic Thinking Picture Puzzles Product
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