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Create a comic book

How you can help at home: Your child will learn to create his own family comic book. This activity builds writing and computer skills.

Make a Movie

How you can help at home: In this activity your child has a chance to be a writer, director and actor.

New words: make a conservation dictionary

Make your own dictionary of words about conservation! In this language arts worksheet, your child will look up words related to pollution prevention and write each word's definition. Bonus: your child gets practice alphabetizing words!

Prefixes aplenty

In this language arts worksheet, your child will use a dictionary to find words starting with prefixes such as ante-, kilo-, sub-, and extra- and write sentences using each new word.

Prefixes micro- and mega-

In this language arts worksheet, your child gets introduced to the prefixes micro- and mega- and then gets practice using them in sentences and creating new words using each prefix.

Reading comprehension: David Copperfield

Here's an excerpt from David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. In this reading worksheet, your child will read a description of young David's life and answer questions about the story, point of view, character's feelings, and use of language.

Reading comprehension: letter of complaint

What does this writer want? In this language arts worksheet, your child reads a letter to the city council and then answers questions about the writer's intent, language, and reasons.

Poems: The Rabbit

In this language arts worksheet, your child will read the poem aloud and then answer questions about the poem's meaning and language.

Reading comprehension: thunder and lightning

Here is a scientific description of thunder and lightning. In this language arts worksheet, your child will read an informational passage and then answer questions about what happened and practice replacing descriptive words.

Shortened words

These are nicknames for longer names and words. In this language arts worksheet, your child gets practice looking up longer words, writing words in alphabetical order, and deciphering acronyms.

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