Week 6 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

First of all the past 5 weeks have been great. She’s learning a lot and getting good grades. I did a more traditional structured route for homeschooling her. Her behavior and attitude is kept up just as it would be in a classroom. I grade her work and write it all down to keep track of her averages. So I developed her first progress report for the past 5 weeks.


Language Arts

  • Write a short story using spelling words.
  • Irregular Verbs and worksheet
  • Adverbs review and worksheet
  • Adverbs modify worksheet
  • Comparative word forms.


List of 18 words
(barnyard, blastoff, brand-new, chairperson, cupboard, hide-and-seek, homesick, ice skate, jack-o’-lantern, peanut butter, polar bear, post office, seagull, snowstorm, topsy-turvy, town crier, yardstick, zip code)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test



  • To Walk the Sky Path by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
    (we substituted a book because our library didn’t carry this)
    Chapter Summaries (each day for reading)
    Different reading activities for chapters.
    Book Projects


  • Worksheets everyday
    Subtracting different units, reviews, Subtracting in different bases
  • Different math activities.


  • Vertebrates review and worksheet
  • Discuss warm-blooded & cold-blooded animals
  • Identify fish and mammals in the ocean. Pick one of each and compare on Venn Diagram. Discuss the endangered ocean species.
  • Science word search with new terms. (gills, scales, cartilage, fins, spawning, swim bladder, lamprey and roe.) Have child use these new words in creative story.

Social Studies

  • Research colonial careers: blacksmith, barber, miller, cooper, tailor and wheelwright. Have child explain what they do.
  • Research middle colonies. Draw picture of a diagram of how a mill works.
  • Research William Penn and discuss him and his role in the development of Pennsylvania.
  • What people lived in the middle colonies and how did that impact the life there.


Week 6 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

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