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|
This activity gets children to think about money and the choices involved in deciding how to spend—or save—it.
Have children explore the different parts of mystery writing by making a puzzle about a favorite book. They can then invent and write their own mysteries using the online Mystery Cube tool.
|Games & Tools|
Harry Potter. Frodo. Luke Skywalker. These popular characters from novels and films share a common root: the ancient myth of the hero’s journey. This tool gives teens the information they need to take a closer look at an epic hero or create a hero of their own.
|Tips & How To's|
Help children pick books that spark their interest, leave them feeling accomplished, and ready to hunt for their next book!
This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.
Whether you need survival how-tos, want to put your survival skills to the test, or like to read historical adventures about brave kids who have survived real disasters, this episode has something for you.
|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 – 6 | Tip & How-To
3 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool