Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
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|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|
We've all heard the expression “poetry in motion”—this activity gets children writing poems about grace and movement using photos of athletes.
Summer is the time for baseball! Through the retelling of the1941 baseball season, children will see two legendary players as characters and can create trading cards that highlight these players.
|Games & Tools|
The Bio Cube asks children to summarize information about a person for a biography or autobiography. The activity helps them learn how to identify and shorten key ideas.
|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!
This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.
In this episode, you'll hear about new nonfiction books that explore the role of women in the NASA space program, the Civil Rights Movement, and the experiences of Arab American youth in the post-9/11 era.
|Most Popular for Grades 5 – 6|
1 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Word Play
3 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
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 – 5 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades K – 8 | Game & Tool