Week 1 – 5th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plan

This is my first year homeschooling my daughter for 5th grade. I’ll be updating weekly with our Lesson Plans during the whole “school year” including anything extra and field trips.


Language Arts

Reasons for Writing
Reviewing & Worksheets
Synonyms and Antonyms
Similes, Metaphors, Personifications



List of 18 words
(amaze, anyway, basic, brace, braid, daisy, daydream, delay, dismay, essay, faint, hasten, matriarch, nature, place, raisin, rate, wage)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test



Story elements and quotations
Reading from a dialogue of 2 characters in a conversation as if we were in a play.



Place values
Billions, Millions, Thousands, Ones
Practice reading large numbers
Learning check writing



Learning about the Animal Kingdoms
Watching “Hidden Kingdoms” on Netflix and creating a quiz for her.
Learning about Phyla
Glossary Terms & Definitions
(phylum, ecosystem, habitat, population, endangered, characteristics, survival, adaptation, vertebrates, invertebrates, flatworm, segmented worm, coelenterate, cnidarian, mollusk, echinoderm, chordate, endoskeleton, exoskeleton, arthropod)
Venn Diagrams to compare animals
Classify animals


Social Studies

European Settlers Subject
Interview Family & Summarize “What it means to be an American”
Research (Google) European Explorers
John Cabot, de La Salle, Columbus, Magellan, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Coronado, Vespucci
Create a timeline of their voyages


Week 1 – 5th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plan

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