Skill: Building vocabulary
Meet the prepositional phrase
In this writing worksheet, your child will write the right preposition — e.g. by, for, from, etc. — to complete the first set of sentences. Then, your child gets practice writing 10 original sentences using prepositional phrases.
Colons, semicolons, and dashes
Punctuate this — if you dare!
In this writing worksheet, your child gets punctuation practice, learning when it’s appropriate to use a dash, semicolon, or colon.
Soft c and homophones
Skill: Letter sounds (phonemes)
Tricky English language
In this writing worksheet, your child will use the dictionary to look up words with a soft c sound, like century. They will also learn some homophones — words that sound the same but have different meanings. Keep the dictionary out!
Writing complex sentences
In this writing worksheet, your child will combine two simple sentences into a complex sentence with the help of conjunctions, such as so, as, and though.
Write like a reporter!
Skill: Fact vs. opinion
The art of persuasion
In this writing worksheet, your child will analyze the language of a poster. Then she gets to try her hand at writing a news article.