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|
Let children practice using different types of words in a fill-in-the-blank-story game before making their own word list for a magnetic poetry set.
Learn about diamante poems, and then consider the idea of cause and effect before working it into the diamante poem format.
|Games & Tools|
The Crossword Puzzles tool lets children and teens choose from a selection of puzzles and solve them online. They can also create their own puzzles to solve online or print off.
|Tips & How To's|
Once a piece of writing has been revised and major changes have been made, writers edit to make certain that readers won't be confused or distracted by unintentional errors. Read on to learn how to begin editing a piece of writing!
Children can use this chart to keep track of the books, stories, and magazine articles that they read. This organizer can also help with comparison of different genres and formulation of opinions about the texts.
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 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