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5th Grade


In fifth grade, kids are reading extensively and are expected to have solid reading comprehension skills. They’ll do research and build reports or presentations based on what they’ve learned. They’ll have a solid grasp of how fractions and decimals and fractions relate to each other, and will be learning how to work with measurements, time, and currency calculations. To learn these or fifth-grade level social studies or science topics, check out our database of books, educational videos, learning games, printable worksheets, and much more.

5 Minute English

English as a Second Language (ESL)   1st - College | Online resource

Learning English as a second language (ESL) is not always easy, but it should be fun. 5 Minute English has been designed to give you short and easy explanations and exercises. You can also find...

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5th and 6th Grade Health

Health   5th - 6th | Android, iPhone/iPad

Discover our Health app for fifth and sixth graders Would you like to learn about your body’s structure and function and key ways to staying healthy and safe? The iTooch Health App offers five...

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5th grade Math (U.S.)

Math   5th | Online class

Missions recommend what to learn next, help you remember what you’ve learned by mixing skills, and save your progress.

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6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

Thinking & Learning Strategies   4th - College | Online resource

Studying CAN be taught. Learn how retrieval practice, interleaving, elaboration, and other research-based study strategies can help your students learn better.

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Africa - Geography Maps

African Geography   4th - 9th | Online resource

Africa. Hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced. Maps of Africa and information on African countries, capitals, geography, history, culture, and more. This site also offers a $36 yearly...

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Algebra

Algebra   4th - 8th | Online resource

Free, interactive video lessons on algebra! Learn about functions, graphs, lines, and polynomials. "Algebra" is the math for describing how different things are related.

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Algebra

Algebra   4th - High School | Online class

Did you realize that the word “algebra” comes from Arabic (just like “algorithm” and “al jazeera” and “Aladdin”)? And what is so great about algebra anyway? This tutorial doesn’t explore algebra so...

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Algebra 1

Algebra   3rd - High School | Online resource

Algebra is great fun – you get to solve puzzles! With computer games you play by running, jumping or finding secret things. Well, with Algebra you play with letters, numbers and symbols, and you...

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Algebra & Geometry

Algebra   3rd - 6th | Online video/YouTube

HippoCampus.org is a free, core academic web site that delivers rich multimedia content—videos, animations, and simulations—on general education subjects to middle-school and high-school teachers...

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Algebra Help

Algebra   4th - 9th | Online resource

Taking Algebra I or Algebra II? Then you found the right place to get help. We have more than forty free, text-based algebra lessons listed on the left. They’re not organized by subject matter or...

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Algebra I

Algebra   4th - 9th | Online class

Algebra is the language through which we describe patterns. Think of it as a shorthand, of sorts. As opposed to having to do something over and over again, algebra gives you a simple way to express...

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Algebraic expressions

5th - 9th | Online class

Wait, why are we using letters in math? How can an ‘x’ represent a number? What number is it? I must figure this out!!! Yes, you must. This tutorial is great if you’re just beginning to delve into...

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Algebra Tutorials Playlist

Algebra   4th - High School | Online/YouTube video

thenewboston Official Algebra Tutorial Playlist!

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All Terrain Brain

Entrepreneurship & Small Business   3rd - 7th | Online resource

Three Chicks Media, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and WEATHERHEAD Experience Design Group have collaborated to create All Terrain Brain(ATB) to help kids ages 8-12 develop the...

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American History

US History   4th - High School | Online resource

Online textbook covering Native American society, colonization, all the way up to modern day US history.

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Arithmetic and Pre-Algebra

Arithmetic   4th - 6th | Online video/YouTube

Arithmetic and Pre-Algebra Playlist

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Arithmetic operations

Arithmetic   5th | Online class

Let’s begin our journey together in 5th grade with good ole fashioned arithmetic. Don’t assume that this has to be boring…not at all! We’re going to have fun as we learn about and practice adding,...

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Art of Southeast Asia

Art History   4th - College | Online class

Discover the extraordinary art and architecture of this vast region which includes palaces, temples and mosques inspired by the Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic religions.

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Asian Maps and Geography

Asian Geography   4th - 9th | Online resource

Unique online map games for Asia – hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced. Plus maps of Asia and information on Asian countries, capitals, geography, history, culture, landmarks and...

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Backyard BBQ Science

Chemistry   1st - High School | Online/YouTube video

Series of at-home experiments based on things you'll have on hand for a backyard BBQ such as the "soda can crusher", "screaming gummy worms," the "smoke ring launcher," and the classic "diet coke...

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Basic Algebra Word Problems

Algebra   4th - 7th | Online video/YouTube

Word Problems for Introductory Algebra

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Basic geometry

Geometry   3rd - 7th | Online class

Let’s draw points, lines, line segments, and rays. We’ll also think about perpendicular and parallel lines and identify these in two-dimensional figures. Common Core Standard: 4.G.A.1

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Basics of Photography: The Complete Guide

Digital Photography   4th - College | Online resource

We spent the last week learning all about the basics of photography, from the way your camera works to composing your photos to editing them in post. Here’s the complete guide, along with a PDF of...

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Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

US Government   Pre-K - 9th | Online resource

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the...

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BusyTeacher.org

English as a Second Language (ESL)   Pre-K - College | Worksheet/Printable

Free printable worksheets and lesson plans for every busy teacher. Find printable worksheets on any topic: vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, writing and speaking!

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Canadian Geography

Canadian Geography   4th - 9th | Online resource

Unique map games using maps of Canada. Hear the names of provinces, territories, and capitals pronounced. Plus additional information about Canadian history, geography, ecology and more. Play games...

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Christmas Celebration Morning Time Plans

Holidays   1st - 6th | ebook/Kindle, Online resource, Online video/YouTube, Printable

The plans include three weeks of Morning Time activities to help you count down the days from December 1 through Christmas. You can do these plans as a family to enhance your holiday season and for...

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Chungaboo Language Series

Chinese (Mandarin)   Pre-K - 6th | iPhone/iPad

The app includes eBooks that feature compelling story-telling, creative and original artwork, interactive animations, and professional translations that teach English, Spanish, French, Chinese,...

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Citelighter

Writing & Composition   4th - College | Online resource

A tool for students to help improve their writing process including assistance with bibliographies, citing sources, highlighting, etc. Parents/teachers can create a framework for student writing or...

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