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Make a Movie

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

Think 3-D: Make a pop-up book

How you can help at home: In this activity your child makes a creative book to write a story in.

Pantry poetry: let food be your muse

Let food inspire your child to practice descriptive writing.

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: 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.

Using a dictionary: word origins

A dictionary tells you a word's origins. When words come from other languages, they often have unfamiliar letter combinations. In this language arts worksheet, your child will practice using a dictionary to find the origins of 20 words.

Reading comprehension: voice of nature

In this Aboriginal myth, the voice of the Ancestor spoke from a gum tree! In this reading and writing worksheet, your child gets practice reading a myth and interpreting it to answer questions about meaning and words used in context.

Verb machine!

Imagine that there's a machine adding -ing to verbs! In this language arts worksheet, your child gets practice writing verbs in the infinitive and the present continuous (or present progressive) tense.

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