Learning Resources for

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.

‎The Robot Factory

Robotics   Kindergarten - 8th | iPhone/iPad App

Robot wizards. Robot lizards. Robot dancers. Robot doctors. Robot moonwalkers. The Robot Factory is No. 1 in Tinybop’s Digital Toys series which let kids create their own worlds. Each Digital Toys...

$3

The Ron Paul Curriculum

K-12 Curriculum   Pre-K - High School | Online class

A student who goes through this curriculum, kindergarten through high school, will have a mastery of the foundations of liberty. There is no other curriculum on the Web to match it. It does not...

$350 yearly

The Secrets of Space

Astronomy   2nd - 6th | Book, Product

Ms. Frizzle and her students take Young Scientists on a wild ride into the secrets of space with spectacular experiments. Youngsters construct a night-vision flashlight, design a solar system...

$22

‎The Spelling Bee

Spelling   Kindergarten - 5th | iPhone/iPad App

The Spelling Bee has fun game modes to practice spelling! Enter your weekly spelling words or choose from one of the pre-loaded lists with over 850 words! This app is recommended for preschool –...

$2

The Story of the U.S.A.

Reading Comprehension   4th - 8th | Book

Develop vocabulary and comprehension skills The Story of the U.S.A. is a series of workbooks that present basic topics in American history in language that is easy to read and to understand,...

$14
Offers paid add-ons

The Story of Western Civilization - How Civilization Began

Reading Comprehension   4th - 8th | Book

Age-appropriate history that is simple to read The Story of Western Civilization is a series of 4 reading workbooks presenting specific segments of the history of Western civilization. The language...

$15
Offers paid add-ons

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

Digital Photography   4th - College | Online resource

If you’ve bought yourself a DSLR and, after unpacking it from the box, you are intimidated by the number of buttons and dials, and by the thickness of the manual, it can be very tempting to put the...

Free

The Universe

Astronomy   4th - College | Online class

Where did everything come from? Where are we heading? Big History tells the story of the Universe starting from the Big Bang, the formation of stars, planets, life on Earth, modern civilization —...

Free

The Universe and Space Stuff

Astronomy   4th - College | Online/YouTube video

Series of beautifully-animated videos explaining fundamental astronomy topics, including: Black holes  Red Dwarfs What is Light? Dark matter and dark energy Neutron stars The solar system

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Free

The Voyage of Ulysses

Individual Text Analysis   4th - 8th | iPhone/iPad

You’ll find Ulysses waiting for you under the walls of the city of Troy, ready to launch the last attack together before finally setting sail for Ithaca! The voyage is long and full of surprises,...

$4

The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body

Anatomy & Physiology   3rd - 6th | Book

This is an outstanding guide to the human body from one of the world's great illustrators! Ever wondered how we breathe, or why? Or what happens to broccoli once your teeth have finished with it?...

$18

The Wonders of Light Kit

Light & Sound   3rd - 8th | Product

In The Wonders of Light you will: SPLIT SUNLIGHT into all the colors of the rainbow. Solve the MYSTERIESof bending light! Investigate amazing KALEIDOSCOPIC reflections! Transform the night into...

$28

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Orchestra   3rd - 6th | Book, Audio CD/MP3

This elegant hardcover book-and-CD package introduces the sights and sounds of the orchestra. After listening to the sounds of each instrument on the CD—from mellow flutes to blazing...

$11

Time and Clock Worksheets

Telling & Working With Time   3rd - 5th | Worksheet/Printable

Time math worksheets including elapsed time, telling time on analog clocks, calendars and converting time worksheets.

Free

Tinkamo

Computer Programming   Kindergarten - 6th | Toy/Product

Tinkamo is a smart and creative toy companion of your kids. It brings their ideas to life and introduces them the basics of coding. The blocks are so smart that they have eyes to see, ears to hear,...

$169
Offers paid add-ons

Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Digital Photography   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, Online resource

A hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 12 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1)...

$18

Trick Tutor: Online Skateboarding Lesson for Beginners

Skateboarding   4th - College | Online class

The best-selling course for beginners. Learn how to skateboard, stay safe, and learn a few tricks.

$30

Trigonometry with general triangles

Trigonometry   5th - 8th | Online class

Learn about the Law of sines and how to use it in order to find missing side lengths and angles in general triangles.

Free

Tutorials/Beginner's guide

Minecraft Programming   1st - College | Website

For players who do not know how to begin their Minecraft journey, the Beginner's Guide is a tutorial made to provide a list full of good ways to start! Here, the player can learn how to survive the...

Free

Tynker

Computer Programming   Pre-K - High School | Android App, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding Platform where millions have learned to code. Kids learn to code as they make apps and games, mod Minecraft, fly drones, command robots, create augmented reality games,...

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$10 monthly

UBTECH Jimu Robot

Computer Programming   4th - 9th | Product

BUILD – Build your own DIY robot with 6 smooth motion robotic servos and 271 snap-together parts PROGRAM – Use the free Jimu Robot App on Apple or Android smart devices to program and control your...

$150

Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Photography   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Author Bryan Peterson explains the relationship between aperture and shutter speed, including how to achieve successful exposures in seemingly difficult situations. You’ll learn: • Which aperture...

$19

United States of America

US Geography   2nd - College | Website

Detailed geographical data about the US including population, area, GDP, and much more, along with a summary of US history. Also features a set of maps, free political, physical and outline maps of...

Free

UsingEnglish.com

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

Resources to learn the English language for ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP students and teachers. Browse our Glossary of Terms, join our busy forums, download our free language software, read our articles...

Free

Vertical Manuscript Series

Handwriting   Pre-K - 6th | Book

Colorful, engaging student books and a clear, consistent instructional approach build effective letter formation skills. research-based handwriting instruction and practice in less than 15 minutes...

$10
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VEX IQ Robotics Construction Set

Robotics   4th - College | Product

Take advantage of the unmatched, versatile VEX IQ system with the VEX IQ Robotics Construction Kit! Follow step-by-step instructions to learn the basics, and then use that knowledge to build...

$300

Visualize World Geography

Geography   Kindergarten - High School | DVD, Online resource, Product

Most Americans can not answer correctly when asked the location of other world countries, or to name a country’s capital. Unfortunately, this kind of geographic illiteracy, in and of itself, give...

$249
Offers paid add-ons

Vocabulary Cartoons: Kids Learn a Word a Minute and Never Forget It.

Vocabulary   3rd - 6th | ebook/Kindle, Book

No longer do students have to try to memorize long boring vocabulary lists by using archaic rote memory techniques. Vocabulary Cartoons makes learning vocabulary fun and easy by using...

$8

Vocabulary Spelling City

Spelling   Kindergarten - High School | Website

Our program is proven effective and used by tens of thousands of parents and teachers globally. Used by Homeschoolers to enhance coursework. Over 40 Premium learning games & activities Word...

$35 yearly

Volcano Videos: Fun facts & more!

Volcanos   1st - 6th | Online video/YouTube

Learn how volcanoes work with Nat Geo Kids. 

Free

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