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.

Can You Hear It?

Music   2nd - 6th | Book, Audio CD/MP3

In association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art Now the best-selling series Can You Find It? in a great new format! Similar to Abrams best-selling series, Can You Find It?, in this book, young...

$19

Career and Technical Education

Career Planning   5th - High School | ebook/Kindle, Online video/YouTube

Students and other library patrons will have a myriad of opportunities to explore possible careers and gain background in various fields, ranging from science and technology to economics and...

$559

Chemistry

Chemistry   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice chemistry skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Chemistry for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments that Really Work

Chemistry   3rd - 6th | Book

Why do newspapers turn yellow?How does bleach make colors disappear?Why can't you mix oil and water?Find out the answers to these and other mysteries of chemistry in this fascinating collection of...

$6

Chemistry Lab

Chemistry   2nd - 6th | Book, Product

Ms. Frizzle and her students take Young Scientists on a wild ride with the Magic School Bus as they explore the field of chemistry. Young Scientists make sticky ice, use litmus paper, measure pH,...

$40

Chinese Language Courses

Chinese (Mandarin)   Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

Explore a world of opportunities by studying Chinese, the most widely spoken language in the world. Chinese is made up of many dialects, the primary one being Mandarin, which is spoken in mainland...

$119

Chords For Kids: Easy to Read, Easy to Play, For Guitar & Keyboard

Musical Instruments (Learn to Play)   1st - 8th | Book

“Chords for Kids” is a handy resource for children and early learners of guitar and keyboard. Chords are one of the most important ways that children can learn about music. They provide a fast...

$10

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,...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

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...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Civics

Civics   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice civics skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Classics for Kids

Classical Music   1st - 6th | Audio CD/MP3, Website, Worksheet/Printable

Website focused on helping kids understand and appreciate classical musics.  It offers podcasts, CDs, online music exercises and lessons, printable worksheets, lesson plans, and even apps for Alexa...

Free

Climate

Climate Science   3rd - College | Online class, Website, Worksheet/Printable

Understanding what affects climate systems, and what they affect, is increasingly critical. Expand your learners’ climate knowledge with howtosmile.org activities aligned to the seven Climate...

Free

CLIMATE SCIENCE videos

Climate Science   3rd - 7th | Online video/YouTube

Series of videos describing climate science, how we can save more energy, and climate change's impacts on the planet.

Free

Code.org

Computer Programming   Kindergarten - College | Online class

Every student in every school deserves the opportunity to study computer science. Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation...

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Free

Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming

Computer Programming   4th - College | Online class

Have you ever wished you knew how to program, but had no idea where to start from? This course will teach you how to program in Scratch, an easy to use visual programming language. More...

$49

Color Uncovered: An Interactive Book

Colors   5th - High School | iPhone/iPad

When is yellow yellower than yellow? What color is a whisper? What’s missing from the palette of Renaissance painters? Explore the surprising side of color with Color Uncovered, an interactive book...

Free

Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students

Everything   Pre-K - High School | Online/YouTube video

Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a...

Free

Common Core Writing Companion

Writing & Composition   3rd - High School | Book

Step-by-step instruction on each aspect of writing addressed in the Common Core State Standards Common Core Writing Companion offers instruction in all aspects of effective writing as well as...

$75
Offers paid add-ons

Complete Homeschool Curriculum - Fifth Grade

5th Grade Curriculum   5th | Product

Complete Homeschool Curriculum 5th grade. We’ve combined our favorite programs for math, language arts, science, reading, history, thinking skills and geography to build what we believe is the best...

$235
Offers paid add-ons

Complete math curriculum

Math   1st - 7th | Book, Printable

Math Mammoth offers affordable, yet quality math worktexts and workbooks, available as both downloads and printed books. Math Mammoth books concentrate on conceptual understanding and emphasize...

$40

Computer programming

Computer Programming   4th - College | Online class

Learn how to program drawings, animations, and games using JavaScript & ProcessingJS, or learn how to create webpages with HTML & CSS. You can share whatever you create, explore what others...

Free

Computing

Computers & Technology   Kindergarten - 5th | Online resource

EducationCity’s latest subject, Computing, helps you introduce essential technology skills to your kindergarten-5th grade students. By joining computing twins, Chip and Meg, on their latest...

$90

Cool Halloween Science Experiments!

Chemistry   1st - High School | Online/YouTube video

Make your Halloween party the best ever with these amazing Halloween experiments from Steve Spangler! Includes: Fake blood Dry ice bubbling acid Bleeding paper Exploding pumpkins Glowing pumpkins...

Free

Course D

Computer Programming   2nd - 5th | Website

Students develop their understanding of nested loops, while loops, conditionals, and events. Beyond coding, students learn about digital citizenship.

Free

Course E

Computer Programming   3rd - 7th | Website

Start coding with algorithms, loops, conditionals, and events and then you’ll move on functions. In the second part of this course, design and create a capstone project you can share with your...

Free

Course F

Computer Programming   4th - 8th | Website

Learn to use different kinds of loops, events, functions, and conditionals. Investigate different problem-solving techniques and discuss societal impacts of computing and the internet. In the...

Free

Crafty Cut

Geometry   5th - High School | iPhone/iPad

Crafty Cut is a block slicing game that offers three creative game modes dealing with 2D and 3D geometry. This app can be downloaded for free, but the complete version requires purchase. There is...

$8

CS (Computer Science) First

Computer Science   4th - 8th | Online resource

Each Computer Science First club is based on a real-world theme and offers about 10 hours worth of lessons and activities. The different club themes aim to attract and engage students of varying...

Free

Daily Grammar

Grammar   1st - High School | ebook/Kindle, Online resource, Printable

This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes.  Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes.  Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs,...

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Free
Offers paid add-ons

Daily Word Ladders: Grades 4-6

Spelling   4th - 6th | Book

Kids climb to new heights in reading and writing with these engaging, reproducible word building games! Kids read clues on each rung, then change and rearrange letters to create words until they...

$12

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