5 things to say when your child says, "I hate reading!"
We asked experts for their best tips for encouraging a resistant reader. Here's what they said.
The "right" way to teach reading
There's a "right" way to teach reading, according to best-selling journalist Peg Tyre. So why are many students not learning – or learning the wrong way?
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Is your 5th grader more interested in watching movies than reading books?
Try this simple tactic for getting your digital native hooked on books. Psst: it’ll also help build your child’s confidence for class discussions.
One key 5th grade reading skill
Want to make sure your fifth grader is ready for sixth grade? This teacher’s simple suggestion may surprise you.
5th grade reading comprehension worksheets
Help your fifth grader boost reading comprehension skills like understanding poetry and dialects, comparing and contrasting, and analyzing tough passages in these worksheets.
Our favorite 5th grade reading worksheets
Ready to get your child thinking? These reading worksheets solicit higher-level literacy skills, such as finding key points, comparing two stories, and answering questions.
Academic vocabulary words for 5th graders
These "hard" words are essential to your fifth grader's reading comprehension, understanding of new concepts, and writing skills.