Bundled are 23 wonderful resources for 5th grade which address important reading comprehension, math, vocabulary, writing, spelling, and social skills resources. 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 spelling activities use proven strategies to help all kids including struggling spellers. The graphic organizers address character traits, sequencing, story details, and summarizing. Also included are motivating and effective reading and word games that focusing on categorization and exposure to reading genres.
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 social skills resource allow students to engage in meaningful and rewarding kindness activities that all kids should practice in school. 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.
• 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 form the answer to a riddle. 28 pages.
Link to the Individual Multiplication Lattice Puzzles Product.
• Math Riddles: Basic Operations
These little math basic operations riddles are a great for kids to have fun in a productive way. The riddle provides motivation as the students complete problems to search for the elusive answer. 27 pages.
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• 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.
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• 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.
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• 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.
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• Graphic Organizers for Literature and Informational Content
Twelve graphic organizers that support Common Core Standards. Includes examples and supportive materials. 29 pages.
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• 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, enrichments, or productive time fillers. 22 pages.
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• Acts of Kindness Task Cards
A favorite of mine! Promote being kind, thoughtful, caring in school and classroom with these 48 acts of kindness task cards. A random kind act can be rotated weekly. Great way to build character and community. 16 pages.
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• 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 5th grade should master. Addresses core standards. 21 pages.
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• Comprehension Weekly Warm-Ups
The 36 worksheets are highly engaging and motivating and align with reading standards. The close reading passages include fiction and non-fiction. The cloze reading and synonym activities include grade level vocabulary. The activities are designed to be used on a weekly basis to provide students consistent exposure to effective comprehension strategies throughout the school year. 75 pages.
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• Spelling Activities for ANY Spelling List
The activities and spelling games are useful for all students in grade 3, grade 4, grade 5. No-prep needed. Just copy the worksheets and provide the words. They are an easy way for teaching spelling and can be used for homework, centers, whole group, small group or individuals. 21 pages.
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• Word Wise Categorization Game
Players use knowledge and speed to classify words into several categories. Great for using vocabulary words that go along with units being taught in class or for holidays. 7 pages.
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• Capture! Word Puzzle Game
Plays like the game Battleship® but with words. A great way to reinforce language skills such as vocabulary and spelling. Also good for teaching math skills such as coordinates and grids. 5 pages.
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• 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
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• 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 deeper understanding of math relevance. 51pages
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• 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
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• 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
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• Math Vocabulary Flash Cards Grade 5
Included are 75 essential math terms and definitions that students in 5th grade should master. Simple print, cut, fold system. Includes ideas for vocabulary games. Great for review, test prep, and homework. 20 pages
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• 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
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• 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. 60 pages
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• 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
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• 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
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• 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. 52 pages
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