Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
|Grades 1 - 2|
|Grades 3 - 4|
|Grades 5 - 6|
|Grades 7 - 8|
|Grades 9 - 10|
|Grades 11 - 12|
Resources for Grades 5 – 6
Fifth and sixth graders are making the exciting move to middle school. The materials here can help you make the most of their time outside of school.
|Activities & Projects|
Summer is the time for baseball! Through the retelling of the 1941 baseball season, children will see two legendary players as characters and can create trading cards that highlight these players.
Use the online Trading Card Creator tool to have children make cards describing their favorite characters from the books on their reading list.
|Games & Tools|
The Letter Generator shows children the key parts of a letter and lets them practice writing either a friendly or business letter.
|Tips & How To's|
Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.
Children in the upper elementary grades can use this form to write a book review to share with friends.
In honor of National Poetry Month in April, tune in for recommendations of a variety of poetry books for teens.
|Most Popular for Grades 5 – 6|
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
3 | Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Word Play
4 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades 3 – 12 | Game & Tool
1 | Grades K – 6 | Tip & How-To
2 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
4 | Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project