These free printable PDFs are our take on the classic kids' game — with an emotional smarts twist.
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Bestseller's writing tips blast through resistance to teach kids to write.
A best-selling author offers five techniques to get kids excited about putting words on the page.
Our 5 favorite 5th grade writing worksheets
Fifth graders learn about word play, perfect their prose, and practice writing a report — and they'll even and have fun as they learn along with these writing 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.
Write a menu
Try this fun exercise next time you go out to eat to help build language skills with your fourth or fifth grader.
Make a family cookbook
Your child can practice valuable skills and you can make a memorable gift when you create a family cookbook together.
Your fifth grader and Common Core
Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your fifth grader needs to learn — and how you can help at home.