Clue in students to key reading skills with this collection of 15 action-packed mysteries. As students read each case, they'll get the scoop on how to analyze character, read for details, understand cause and effect, make inferences, summarize, and so much more. Each reproducible story comes with a teacher page that includes before- and after-reading suggestions, writing and discussion prompts, and a vocabulary list. A great way to boost comprehension and build critical-thinking skills!
Milliken's Creative Writing books provide a variety of meaningful writing experiences. Activities are designed to allow each writer to draw upon his or her unique background of experiences to create poetry and prose. Ideas for sharing and extending writing across the curriculum are included. Writers are encouraged to use the steps of the writing process discussed the Guide to the Writing Process. A proofreading checklist and Holistic Writing Evaluation form are included.
Your fifth grade students can learn about the same topic—while reading at their own level! The all-new Nonfiction Reading Practice guides students in reading and understanding nonfiction texts with articles that span the curriculum, helping to boost students’ knowledge and comprehension across subject areas. The leveled reading selections on the same topic and the supporting activities help you accommodate students’ varied reading abilities within one class. Nonfiction Reading Practice is a completely revised edition of a long-time favorite. It’s sure to be your favorite supplemental reading resource for facilitating reading groups and creating an inclusive reading environment!
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Product ID: EMC3235I
Grades: Grade 5
Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School
File Size: 22.27 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 2)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781629384184
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781629383187
A language activity for parents and children to practice listening skills
A readers' theater script about the event when the boxer Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the U.S. Army, plus staging suggestions and two extension activities
This daily science unit for grade 5 presents information and five activities in which students learn that the gravitational pull from the moon and the sun affect the cyclic rise and fall of sea level. Week 2 of 5 on 'Big Idea 4: Gravity is the force that keeps planets in orbit around the sun, and the moon in orbit around Earth.' Includes answer key.
Three simple pictures show a child opening a present. Students cut pictures apart and paste them in proper sequence for further use in oral discussion or as a basis for writing stories.
Four simple pictures show a chick hatching from an egg. Students cut apart the pictures and paste them in sequence for further oral discussion or for writing stories.
Four simple pictures show steps in popping corn. Students cut apart the pictures and paste them in sequence for further oral discussion or for writing stories.
This trait-based writing center activity provides a series of one-line sentences placed in a bag. A student selects one sentence and rewrites it as a super sentence by adding adjectives and 'where/when' phrases. Included in the unit are teacher directions and sentences for the bag.
A two-page unit that includes a map of the United States with time zones identified, plus an activity sheet about time zones
A science project in which students research information about endangered animals and create a unique report, including directions, forms, and resource list
Students review and practice language skills through these daily activities on correcting sentences, guide words, types of sentences, plurals, figurative speech, and more. Includes a daily progress record and answer key.
Students review and practice language skills through these daily activities on correcting sentences, similes and metaphors, alliteration, suffixes, and more. Includes a daily progress record and answer key.
Students review and practice language skills through these daily activities on editing sentences, fact or opinion, spelling, contractions, and more. Includes a daily progress record and answer key.
Students review and practice language skills through these daily activities on correcting sentences, types of sentences, prefixes, parts of speech, combining sentences, and more. Includes a daily progress record and answer key.
This two-page article describes the similarities and differences between alligators and crocodiles. The unit includes five activity pages on drawing conclusions, using content clues, using 'a/an', categorizing words, and completing a comparison chart. (Find other articles by searching 'Read/Understand 3')
This two-page myth is a retelling of the Greek myth about the inventor Daedalus and how his son Icarus didn't listen to the warning. The unit includes five activity pages on recalling details, using homophones, recognizing synonyms, adding suffixes, and determining cause & effect. (Find other stories by searching 'Read/Understand 3')
Students sequence this four-part story of a snowman that melts by cutting and pasting pictures in order. Teacher directions and answer page are included.
This two-page read-and-understand nonfiction article describes the amazing life of ants. The unit includes four activity pages on recalling details from the article, using synonyms and irregular plurals, drawing three types of ant homes, and placing words in alphabetical order. (Find other units by searching 'Read Nonfiction 4-6+.')
This two-page read-and-understand biographical article describes the famous ecologist Rachel Carson and her writings about how pesticides harm the earth. The unit includes four activity pages on recalling details, thinking & writing about dangers to our environment, vocabulary development, and using suffixes. (Find other units by searching 'Read Nonfiction 4-6+.')
This two-page read-and-understand nonfiction article describes types of clouds (cumulus, stratus, cirrus, and others) and what they do on earth. The unit includes four activity pages on answering questions from the article, vocabulary development, sequencing and cause & effect, and identifying clouds by shape and purpose. (Find other units by searching 'Read Nonfiction 4-6+.')
This fifth grade math unit provides daily practice in measurement, adding decimals, place value, fractions, and more. On Friday, students create a graph about attendance at games and complete their Daily progress Record.
This two-page read-and-understand myth tells about Arachne the wonderful spinner who challenged Minerva to a weaving contest and was turned into a spider. The unit includes four skills activity pages on comprehension, analyzing characters, vocabulary development, and using figurative language. (Find other myths by searching 'Read Myths 4-6+')
This three-page read-and-understand myth tells about Pluto, the god of the Underworld, who kidnaps the lovely Proserpina but allows her to visit her mother for half of each year (causing the seasons). The unit includes four skills activity pages on comprehension, categorizing, word meanings, and creative letter writing. (Find other myths by searching 'Read Myths 4-6+')
This three-page read-and-understand myth tells how Thor got his hammer and what adventures he had with it. The unit includes four skills activity pages on answering comprehension questions, vocabulary development, sequencing, main ideas, and prefixes. (Find other myths by searching 'Read Myths 4-6+')
Five days of traditional cursive handwriting practice on games played in different countries around the world (Tic-Tac-Toe, Seega, Achi)
This unit from 'ScienceWorks for Kids Series' provides information, directions for activities, writing forms, and minibook about the savanna, based on the concept 'A savanna is a grassland habitat.' The unit covers some of the plants, animals, and seasons that are evident on the savanna. (Find other units by searching 'Habitats')
Nine pages of math activities involving two-place numbers and addition and subtraction skills, including regrouping.
Four summer fun activities, including a word search, planning a summer picnic, writing answers to questions about going on vacation, and copying a sailboat.
A 'Take it to your seat' unit: This unit provides directions for creating a literacy file-folder center in which students reads a poem and answers questions about it. Includes directions, cover illustration, eight poems with questions, and an answer form. (Find other units by searching 'Literacy 4-6').
This daily paragraph editing unit about a letter that Narcissa Whitman might have written from the Oregon territory contains four related paragraphs that have errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and language use. Students correct errors, check answers, and create an original paragraph.
This daily paragraph editing unit is about Roberto, who had to move with his family instead of playing baseball. Four related paragraphs contain errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and language use. Student correct errors, check answers, and create an original paragraph.