Language Arts Activities and Printables for Fifth Grade - FamilyEducation

5th Grade Language Arts

Learning to love books is the name of the game this year. Use these activities and printables to help build on your child's language arts skills.

Anagram Anomaly

In this printable, children learn about and practice writing anagrams. read more

Around the World

This printable will give your children practice with their map and Spanish skills. read more

Be Clear

Encourage children to write more clearly by having them fix the sentences on this handout. read more

Can a Cat Become a Dog?

Learn about anagrams with this word puzzle. read more

Cat Web

Practice using the graphic organizer of webs to organize writing. read more

Constipation Word Search

This printable challenges kids to see how many words they can form out of the word C-O-N-S-T-I-P-A-T-I-O-N. read more

Fall into Rhyme

Children write a Fall poem and explore rhyming patterns. read more

Going for the Gold Writing Activity

Children write an opinion essay on whether athletic excellence is something you are born with or can be developed through hard work. read more

He Drives Me Up the Wall! Idiom

Children write about the meaning of this everyday idiom. read more

Language Arts in Fifth Grade

Language Arts in Fifth Grade read more

Leftovers Riddle

In order to answer the riddle, kids must fill in the crossword puzzle on this printable. read more

Literary Terms

Identify the setting, plot, point of view, theme, and main characters of a realistic fiction selection. read more

Mind Bogglers

Children will use their reasoning skills with words and spelling to figure out these word puzzles. read more

Monster Mash

Keep the kids busy and entertained with the monstrous word puzzles in this printable. read more

Paragraph Writing: Similarities and Differences

In this activity, children write paragraphs about the differences and similarities among the members of their class. read more

Party Puzzle

This printable asks kids to think of a word that best fits each description, in order to answer the party riddle. read more

Plain Jane

Learn how adjectives, adverbs, and action verbs enhance writing. read more

Pointy Puzzle

In order to answer the riddle in this printable, kids must color in the shapes that have the letters P-O-I-N-T-Y. read more

Problem, Climax, Solution

This organizer will help children to visualize and write about the key elements of a plot. read more

Puzzles and Fun – Happy Landing

Complete this crossword puzzle by using critical thinking skills. read more

Quit horsing around! Idiom

Children write about the meaning of this everyday idiom. read more

Same or Different

Children compare pairs of sentences to determine if they mean the same thing. read more

Spelling Help

Discover ideas to help a fifth-grader with spelling. read more

Summer Reading Guide: Grades 3-5

Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades 3-5 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades K-2 and grades 6-8. read more

Wackier Word Play

Keep your children busy with these great dictionary word and synonym games. read more

Write Your Own Poem

Build your language skills by writing your very own poem using preselected terms. read more

You really put your foot in your mouth! Idiom

Children write about the meaning of this everyday idiom. read more