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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.

My Child Has Spelling Test Anxiety

How can I help my fifth-grader overcome "spelling test anxiety?" When we review the words at home (verbally and written) he spells them all correctly. At school, over 50% are wrong. In all other subjects, (math etc.) he does excellent work.

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.

Homophones: fun with puns

Puns are jokes that rely on homophones for their humor. In this writing worksheet, your child will write homophones for 24 words and then use those words to write puns.

Poems: opposites

Silly opposites! In this language arts worksheet, your child gets to practice word play and figurative language by writing opposite words that are real - and some that are jokes.

Malapropisms

Can you find the mix-up? Malapropisms are words that are similar in sound and often confused. In this language arts worksheet, your child will identify the malapropism in each sentence and then rewrite each sentence using the correct word.

Simile or cliché?

Light as a feather is a simile (a comparative phrase that uses like or as) - but because it's used so much, it's a bit of a cliché. In this language arts worksheet, your child will come up with original comparisons for adjectives, verbs, and nouns...

Subtracting suffixes

Each of these words has a suffix - can you remove it? In this language arts worksheet, your child gets practice recognizing root words and suffixes and gets practice combining each to create new words.

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