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.

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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ABCya 5th Grade

5th Grade Curriculum   5th | Website

Free Educational Fifth Grade Games and Apps for Kids.  Topics: Parts of speech Grammar Spelling Spanish Math facts Decimals Fractions Base ten Multiplication Prime numbers And much more!

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A Child's Introduction to Jazz

Jazz   1st - 6th | Online/YouTube video

Basic introduction to Jazz narrated by Cannonball Adderley. Featuring Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Thelonious Monk etc.  Cannonball Adderly was a contemporary and collaborator with Miles Davis. ...

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Adaptive Math Practice

Fractions   3rd - 8th | Online resource

Woot Math Adaptive Practice is a new hands-on approach to teaching fractions, decimals, and ratios using novel digital manipulatives, personalized video instruction, and research-backed adaptive...

$6 yearly

Adventure Academy

K-12 Curriculum   3rd - 8th | Game, Online/YouTube video, Website

From the creators of ABCmouse.com, Adventure Academy is the newest educational product from Age of Learning Inc. featuring endless game play. Adventure Academy is an educational product that...

$60 yearly

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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AGS Globe Pre-Algebra

Pre-Algebra   5th - 6th | Product

Help your child make a smooth transition from basic math to algebra. Pre-Algebra is written for the needs of the beginning algebra student. Now you can provide the tools and the confidence to help...

$129

AGS Globe US Government

US Government   5th - 8th | Product

What could be more important than learning about government? United States citizens need to stay informed, know their rights, and be involved. It’s basic to a democratic system. The updated United...

$146

AGS Globe US History

US History   5th - 8th | Product

AGS United States History provides complete historical coverage—from the earliest days to the 2004 presidential election. This high-interest, low-readability text makes it easy for you to make...

$146

AGS Globe World Geography

Geography   5th - 8th | Product

This textbook offers a unique, integrated approach to world geography. The high-interest, easy-reading lessons help students explore the diverse physical geography, people, environments, cultures,...

$146

AGS Globe World History

World History   5th - 8th | Windows

A comprehensive, standards-based world history program, this program covers the beginning of human society to contemporary times. With an easy-to-follow format, students are encouraged to read and...

$146

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Piano: Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now! (Teach Yourself Series)

Piano & Keyboards   5th - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, ebook/Kindle

Learn to play the piano and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment....

$12

Algebra

Algebra 1   4th - 8th | Online resource

School yourself in algebra!  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 1   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 1   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 Touch

Algebra   2nd - 6th | iPhone/iPad

Enjoy the wonderful conceptual leaps of algebra, without getting bogged down by the tedium of traditional methods.

 "With this app, the author has successfully made algebra beautiful. I really...

$3

Algebra Tutorials Playlist

Algebra   4th - High School | Online/YouTube video

thenewboston Official Algebra Tutorial Playlist!

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Algebra Worksheets

Algebra   4th - 8th | Worksheet/Printable

Algebra worksheets including missing numbers, translating algebraic phrases, rewriting formulas, algebraic expressions, linear equations, and inverse relationships.

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All About Reading

Reading   Pre-K - 8th | Product, Book

All About Reading helps you teach reading in the most effective way possible. Results are guaranteed! All About Reading consists of Pre-reading and Levels 1-4. It teaches all key components of...

$80
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All About Spelling | Homeschool Spelling Curriculum

Spelling   Kindergarten - 7th | Product, Book

Get the multi-sensory, mastery based homeschool spelling curriculum that is fun and effective. All About Spelling teaches naturally so your child can succeed in amazing ways. Get started today! All...

$30
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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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Amazing Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments   4th - 7th | Book, Audio CD/MP3

From the cello to the clarinet to the trumpet to the drums, Those Amazing Musical Instruments! takes readers on a musical tour, with notes on the history, construction and sounds of the instruments...

$16

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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American Spirit Universal Set

Spelling   3rd - 5th | Book

American Spirit continues to guide students through the Skill Development Stage. Students will read about various people and events from American history, with a gradually increasing reading level....

$51

Analogies

Vocabulary   3rd - High School | Book

Develop students' thinking skills and vocabulary strategiesStudents use associations and relationships to determine the meaning of words and concepts. Educators have long realized that working with...

$35
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Ancient Achievements Universal Set

Spelling   4th - 6th | Book

Ancient Achievements is designed as a bridge from the Skill Development Stage to the Word Extension stage of spelling. Students will read about ancient places and events with a gradually-increasing...

$51
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