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.

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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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

Decimal Numbers

Decimals   3rd - 6th | Online resource, Printable

A Decimal Number is a number that contains a Decimal Point

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Decimals

Decimals   3rd - 6th | Online resource

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

$10 monthly

Decimals

Decimals   3rd - 6th | Online class

You’ve been using decimals all of your life. When you pay $0.75 at a vending machine, 0.75 is a decimal. When you see the ratings of gymnastics judges at the Olympics (“9.5, 9.4, 7.5 (booooo)”),...

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Decimals Worksheets

Decimals   3rd - 6th | Worksheet/Printable

Decimals worksheets from comparing and ordering decimals to rounding and operations with decimals.

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Desmos

Math   4th - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource

Graph functions, plot tables of data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and more.

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Destination Space: Space Stations

Space Stations   3rd - 9th | Book

Explores scientists' thrilling quest to create space stations. Engaging text, vibrant photos, and informative infographics help readers learn about this important advancement in exploring space, as...

$10

Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish

Spanish   4th - College | Online/YouTube video

26 hours of video programming giving you a beginner's course in Spanish, originally created by WGBH Boston in 1992.  It's a little dated, but the language learning is still perfectly useful. The...

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Digital Literacy Library

News & Media   5th - College | Website

Find lessons designed by experts to help young people develop the skills to navigate the digital world, consume information, and responsibly produce and share content.

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Digital Photography Tutorials

Digital Photography   4th - College | Online resource

Learn how to take and edit digital photographs using visual tutorials that emphasize concept over procedure, independent of specific digital camera or lens. Tutorials cover the basic workings of...

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Discovering Birds Kit

Birds (Ornithology)   1st - 8th | Product

In BIRDS you will: Make your very own WILD BIRD FEEDER! Learn the SECRETS of FLIGHT!Identify Backyard Birds [4K] Grab your field guide and go on a BIRD SAFARI! Write a letter with a quill pen that...

$42

Discovering Insects Kit

Insects (Entomology)   3rd - 8th | Product

Discovering Insects is bugs without the yuck! Plastic models, bug-eye lenses, and other goodies allow children to study insects and arachnids indoors, as well as in their natural environment. And...

$28

Dissection Kit

Animal Anatomy   1st - 8th | Product

What you will do in this course: Dissect the following preserved specimens: The Earthworm The Crayfish The Grasshopper The Clam The Starfish The Perch The Frog The Squid This kit contains 8 animals...

$200

Division

Division   3rd - 5th | Online resource, Printable

Award winning educational materials like worksheets, games, lesson plans and activities designed to help kids succeed. Start for free now!

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Division

Division   2nd - 8th | Online resource

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

$10 monthly

Division Worksheets

Division   2nd - 5th | Worksheet/Printable

Division worksheets including division facts and long division with and without remainders.

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DK Handbooks: Stars and Planets

Astronomy   5th - College | Book

A practical guide to the night sky that can be used by amateur astronomers anywhere in the world, this book features entries on all 88 constellations of the northern and southern hemisphere skies...

$5

D'Nealian Handwriting Grade 5

Handwriting   5th | Product

D’Nealian Handwriting is the original continuous stroke handwriting program. With D’Nealian Handwriting, all children have to learn are a few simple connecting strokes-and they’re writing in...

$13
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Document Analysis Series: World History

Text Analysis   Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

This series focuses on case-study questions investigating controversial topics in World History. Students explore background movies and analyze primary-source documents from varying points of view...

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DragonBox Algebra 12+

Algebra   3rd - 6th | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

DragonBox Algebra 12+ is a must-have tool for students so they can earn better grades and gain confidence in algebra and mathematics. It is based on the award winning game DragonBox Algebra 5+ but...

$8

DragonBox Elements

Geometry   3rd - 5th | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

Embark on a great learning adventure! Discover the fundamentals of geometry with your family! Watch your kids learn geometry in a matter of hours, without them even noticing they’re learning! (main...

$5

Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists

Visual Arts   3rd - 7th | Book

In this imaginative new activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers are introduced to more than thirty great artists, then encouraged to try out the techniques that...

$20

Drones for Dummies

Drones   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Ready to soar into the world of unmanned aircraft? Drones For Dummies introduces you to the fascinating world of UAVs. Written in plain English and brimming with friendly instruction, Drones For...

$9

Duolingo

Languages   3rd - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource, Windows

Personalized education.Everyone learns in different ways. For the first time in history, we can analyze how millions of people learn at once to create the most effective educational system possible...

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Early Reader Library Collection

Reading   Kindergarten - 6th | ebook/Kindle, Online resource

Young readers continue to hone their skills with the books in this collection. Opportunities abound to read across the content areas and become more proficient with informational text. Are You a...

$835

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