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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Word-building riddles

Your child will love being a letter-detective to solve these riddles. In this language arts worksheet, your child reads each sentence and uses the clues to find the answer to each riddle.

Finding key points

In this reading worksheet, your child will read a short informational passage and then underline key points and answer questions about the language and content of the passage.

Homophones and homographs

Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have a different meaning. Homographs are words that sound the same and are spelled the same but have a different meaning. In this language arts worksheet, your child will fill in the missing...

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