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By K5 Team
posted Feb 20 2018 - 10:38am

reading comprehension worksheet

Now that we’ve added reading comprehension worksheets to our grade 1, 2 and 3 sections, we’ve focused our energies on grades 4 and 5. We’ve added five news reading comprehension stories to our grade 4 section and five new stories to our grade 5 section.

 


Specifically, they are:

 

Grade 4 Reading Comprehension Worksheets

First Day   Fiction, 490 words
How to Find the Theme of a Text   Non-fiction, 360 words
Open for Business   Fiction, 540 words
Oranges Everywhere   Fiction, 440 words
Pool fit for a Hedgehog   Fiction, 380 words

           
By K5 Team
posted Feb 14 2018 - 10:15am

Grade 3 math word problemsWe have created a wide selection of grade 3 math word problem worksheets in our free worksheet center. Our word problem worksheets cover addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, mixed word problems, measurement and word problems with variables.

We understand that this is an area that many students struggle with and we’ve put quite a bit of thought into this section.

Third Grade Math Word Problems that Make Students Think

We intentionally include superfluous data or information in many of our word problems. That means, students will need to read and think about the questions carefully, rather than simply mechanically recognizing and applying a computation pattern to solve the problems.


We suggest students attempt these worksheets once they have studied the underlying skills. For example, students should not try the mixed addition and subtraction word problems before they have understood, and are comfortable with, mixed addition and subtraction.

           
By K5 Team
posted Feb 6 2018 - 10:21am

vocabulary worksheets

We believe vocabulary development is fundamental to improving reading comprehension; in order to comprehend the meaning of texts, students must understand the underlying vocabulary.


With that in mind, we have bolstered our grade 3 vocabulary worksheets page with two new sections.  These two sections include worksheets on practicing words and their meanings, context clues, and filling in missing words in sentences and paragraphs.


We’ve also published a vocabulary workbook for grade 3 students in our bookstore.


The workbook contains 40 lessons practising 10 words per lesson. Each lesson contains a word list, 3 worksheets with exercises and an answer sheet.


Here’s an example: lesson 10.

           
By K5 Team
posted Feb 2 2018 - 12:08pm

multiple meaning wordsThis article is part of a series. It starts with a summary of the 100 most important multiple meaning words elementary school students should learn. Following will be a grade by grade set of Flashcards for those multiple meaning words.


Here comes our next set of multiple meaning words for grade 3 to 5 students. The words covered in this set are:

 

ear – fan – fence – fork – game – handle – head – jerk – kid – kind


If you missed our previous grade 3 – 5 set, they are:


bear – before – bill – blue – bore – brush – change – chest – clear – count

We have three more sets of flashcards coming your way, so watch this space.

           
By K5 Team
posted Jan 26 2018 - 10:18am

multiple meaning wordsThis article is part of a series. It starts with a summary of the 100 most important multiple meaning words elementary school students should learn. Following will be a grade by grade set of Flashcards for those multiple meaning words.


Moving onto our next section of multiple meaning flashcards, here’s our first set of cards for students in grade 3 to grade 5. This set covers the following words:


bear – before – bill – blue – bore – brush – change – chest – clear - count


The intention with these flashcards is you fold the pages in half and then cut out the word and its description in one segment. That way you have the word on one side and the description on the other.

           
By K5 Team
posted Jan 17 2018 - 8:57am

multiple meaning words

 

This article is part of a series. It starts with a summary of the 100 most important multiple meaning words elementary school students should learn. Following will be a grade by grade set of Flashcards for those multiple meaning words.

 


And there’s more! This is the last of the kindergarten to grade 2 Flashcards for practicing multiple meaning words.  They are:


seal – shake – sink – stamp – star – stick – stuff – swing – tap – tire

           
By K5 Team
posted Jan 12 2018 - 9:33am

addition word problemMany young students struggle with math problems when they are expressed in words. We know it’s an area kids need to practice lots as math word problems is an essential skill for life skills.

Knowing kids need more practice, we have added math word problems sections to our grade 1 and grade 2 math worksheet pages.

Here’s where you find them:

Grade 1 Math Word Problem Worksheets

Grade 2 Math Word Problem Worksheets


Both pages cover addition, subtraction and mixed math word problems, as well as time, money and measurement word problems.

           
By K5 Team
posted Jan 9 2018 - 10:52am

multiple meaning wordsThis article is part of a series. Here’s a summary of the 100 most important multiple meaning words elementary school students should learn. Following will be a grade by grade set of Flashcards for those multiple meaning words.


The next 10 multiple meaning words we have created flashcards for are:


park – pen – pet – play – punch – ring – rock – root – row – scale


The intent is that you print the pages, then cut out each word and its description in one piece. Then fold the centre line so that you can show your child the word and hide the description. Then flip over the descriptions as your child answers with the correct meanings.

           
By K5 Team
posted Jan 2 2018 - 2:57pm

reading comprehension worksheetParents and teachers have asked us for more reading comprehension worksheets in our free worksheet center. We aim to please, so we have added 15 more stories – five each for grades 1, 2 and 3.

Grade 1 Reading Comprehension Worksheets


We have added the new stories in our “more reading worksheets” section, and for grade 1 those new stories are:


How to Tie your Shoe
Kitten’s Choice
Monster Learns Rules
Shoveling Snow
We are Important

           
By K5 Team
posted Dec 19 2017 - 10:37am

By Sheila Welch


Are you looking for some good Holiday reading? Our book reviewer, Sheila Welch, is reviewing five books published in 2017 that could be prize-winners! 

Her Right Foot

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Her Right Foot, written by Dave Eggers with art by Shawn Harris, gives preschoolers through second graders an unusual introduction to the history and significance of the Statue of Liberty. The facts are presented in small bites and as though the author is addressing a child or children, using second person (you). The scale of this statue is made clear in the bold illustrations that give the impression of linoleum prints. The book’s main emphasis is reflected in the title; the statue’s right foot and leg are at an angle – as though she’s moving, greeting, and welcoming immigrants as they arrive in the USA.