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|
Encourage children to spend a little time thinking and writing about just what makes a hero and who their personal heroes might be.
Shake up children’s summer reading by introducing them to new and fun formats for storytelling.
|Games & Tools|
The Mystery Cube asks children to separate a mystery into six distinct elements. Using it, children begin to see how a writer constructs a mystery—and can try writing their own.
|Tips & How To's|
Composing a blog entry gives teens practice in organizing and presenting their ideas effectively and a chance to communicate with their readers.
Children can be card sharks in this game, which challenges players to build words from prefixes, root words, and suffixes.
In this episode Emily shares picture books and novels that stir things up with weather-filled action.
|Most Popular for Grades 5 – 6|
1 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Word Play
4 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades 6 – 8 | Tip & How-To
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades K – 6 | Tip & How-To
4 | Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool