School Supplies for Fifth-Graders - FamilyEducation

School Supplies for Fifth-Graders

This article lists the essential supplies your fifth grader should have before starting school.

Your fifth-grader knows what's hot at school -- make sure you know what's necessary. Here's a list of supplies he'll need.

Most classroom teachers will require these supplies, and some teachers may ask that you provide additional items as well:

   #2 pencils

   12" ruler with centimeters and inches

   Assignment notebook

   Blue, black, and red ballpoint pens

   Colored pencils





   Map pencil

   Pencil pouch

   Pocket folders


   Sharp-pointed scissors

   Spiral notebooks

   Three-ring binder


   Water-based markers

   Wide-lined notebook paper