New! Mythology Activity Sheets
5th - 6th
For this set of mythology worksheets, students draw and decorate a Grecian vase, complete a word search and matching activity, and write about imagining they are a Greek god.
Building Background Knowledge: Learning About the Historical and Geographical Setting of Esperanza Rising (Chapter 1: “Aguascalientes, Mexico, 1924”)
Set up your class to read Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan, through a class read-aloud and exploration of the setting. The detailed lesson outlines each step. First, class members read over the first few pages and focus on the setting, brainstorming ideas and talking with classmates to visualize the scene. Next, pupils form groups of three and jigsaw short informational texts, sharing with each other and then the class. Learners also use sticky notes to mark evidence in class and for homework.
Sentence Completion 8 (low-advanced SAT level))
Proficient English language learners or native English speakers develop vocabulary with this five-page packet. The first page contains six fill-in-the-blank questions, and learners must decide which word or words best completes the sentence provided. Example words include voracious, charlatans, disinterred, etc.
Adding to Sets
After adding to several sets of shapes, scholars count the number in each set and write the total in a box. There are four sets here calling for one, two, three, and four more shapes to be added to the existing figures. A final bonus question has youngsters draw a complete set of six triangles. They write numerals up to eight and draw circles, triangles, and squares. Consider adding a color element to this once they've finished by asking them to color all circles red, triangles blue, etc.
Match the Words
Even if your kids aren't reading yet, they can become familiar with words by identifying two that are the same. Youngsters focus on the word same as they examine eight words and match them to their identical spellings. Challenge learners who are ready to also read the words aloud as they go.
Students annotate and discuss a poem, then select specific words to complete a webbing. They explore the connotations of the word, and consider the author's purpose in using it.
Match the Words
As early readers begin recognizing simple words, give them practice with exercises like this matching worksheet. For each word, learners examine three options to determine which is the same. They draw a line from the starting word to its match, completing five total. Challenge kids to also say the words they are matching.
Real-life Word Problems, Part 4
Bring math to real life with this review resource! With five word problems on bars of chocolate, boxes of tissues, and bottles of lemonade, this is an excellent way for fourth graders to apply their math knowledge to real life scenarios. For extra practice, bring in some of these items to demonstrate the equations in class!
Real-life Word Problems, Part 5
Bring these four word problems to your second grade class to reinforce addition, subtraction, and money math. The problems provide space to write out the proper equations, as well as separate areas to fill in the answers. Use these problems as a quiz or group activity to assess problem-solving skills!
Real-Life Word Problems, Part 6
Bring math alive with these five word problems. Using multiplication and division in a space for writing equations, fourth graders solve the word problems and practice writing out the answers in a separate area. Helpful as either a homework assignment or as an in-class activity
Tricky Word Problems, Part 2 - Choosing the Operation
Can your learners figure out which equation to solve? Use this resource to challenge your third graders with word problems involving the four operations. Each problem has a section to write the answer, but pupils will need to write out work on a separate piece of paper.
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