5th Grade Language Arts

Fifth Grade Language Arts activities, centers, lessons, games, resources and more. Reading, writing, grammar, and word study.
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two owls reading test prep activities and craftivity for students to practice their writing skills
Test-Taking Strategies: 2 Practice Passages and 1 Craftivity
This test prep packet features worksheets and a craftivity that are ready to go! Just print and go! Begin by discussing good test-taking strategies with your upper elementary students. Next, students put these strategies to use as they complete the two practice reading passages! One is a nonfiction passage about owls, and the other is fiction. Multiple-choice questions follow each passage. The owl craftivity provides a fun break from the practice passages. Use them to make a fun bulletin board!
Verbs PowerPoint: Action, Linking, and Helping Verbs
Use this verbs PowerPoint to teach students how to differentiate between action verbs, linking verbs, and helping verbs. Each type of verb is connected to a Field Day event to help students understand how each type of verb is used in a sentence. Many practice exercises are included. It can easily be converted to Google Slides, and it contains both a printable and digital companion handout!
two worksheets with the words compare, compare and compare in different colors on them
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives and Adverbs Worksheets
Six worksheets for practicing the use of the comparative or superlative degrees of adjectives and adverbs. Students learn and practice the spelling rules related to forming comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs. Rules about adding -er and -est to adjectives and adverbs are featured, and students learn when to use "more" and "most". Students practice using irregular comparatives and superlatives. Students to write complete sentences on 2 worksheets. Ideal for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade!
the worksheet for reading and writing with colored pencils
Genres Assessment or Worksheet Packet: Identify the Genre
Assess your students' understanding of the various genres by using this genre assessment. It contains fill-in-the blank, multiple-choice, and long-response questions. Although originally designed to be an assessment, these 4 pages can also be used as worksheets. This no-prep activity is ready to go for you. Just print and proceed! A Google Slides link is included for teachers who want to use the colorful digital version of this activity.
an activity booklet for children to learn how to play the game at home reading that's fun partner plays we love sports
Have Fun Reading at Home: Sports Partner Plays
If getting your child to read at home is a struggle because they think reading is boring, check this out! Here is an at-home reading activity that the most reluctant reader will enjoy... partner plays that a parent and child can read together! At first, your child will be relieved that they only have to read half the lines. Soon they will be motivated to read them because they are fun! This activity improves fluency and expression- no more monotone! Ideal for 4th and 5th graders who like sports!
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences PowerPoint Lesson
Teach students about simple, compound, and complex sentences with this PowerPoint. Students will have many opportunities to identify and write each type of sentence. Students will also learn the comma rules associated with compound and complex sentences. It includes a printable and digital companion handout.
Expanding Sentences PowerPoint
Teach students how to write strong sentences with this expanding sentences PowerPoint. Students will learn to expand sentences by adding adjectives and telling WHEN, WHERE, HOW, or WHY an event happened. This resource can be used to create an ideal writing minilesson for upper elementary students. This PowerPoint includes a companion handout and two practice worksheets, as well!
four different types of posters with text and pictures on them, including an image of a child
Use context clues and improve fluency with these partner play scripts!
These five partner plays are perfect for students who might benefit from targeted activities that work toward building reading fluency and using context clues to infer the meaning of a word within a text. Even the most reluctant reader will enjoy reading these scripts. They are ideal for reading with a partner at school or with a parent at home! Each play contains four highlighted words that students must define. A recording sheet is included. These are written for 4th and 5th grade readers.
six free test prep passages for students to practice their writing skills and use them in the classroom
Reading Test Prep: Six Free Practice Passages for Upper Elementary
Prepare your students for reading tests with this set of reading test prep passages! This worksheet packet consists of six reading passages in both print and digital formats. Each passage is followed by six multiple-choice questions that cover a variety of reading skills, like context clues, main idea, theme, text features, sequence, author's purpose, and vocabulary. Use these to review standards with your third, fourth, and fifth grade students before state reading tests.