Week 26 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Language Arts

  • Topics for Writing
  • Have your child write a 5 paragraph Autobiography.

Spelling

List of 18 words
(administer, advantage, adventure, defog, dehumidify, depart, derail, disagree, disappeared, dishonest, disinterested, explode, export, external, extricate, unequal, unprepared, untrue)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by: Deborah and James Howe
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Multiplication with Mixed Numbers
  • Dividing Fractions

Science

  • Deserts
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • Maps
  • How to read maps
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities
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Week 26 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Week 19-25 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Yes, I got a little side tracked the past several weeks that I didn’t post the lesson plans, but we sure have been busy at work. I got the time to sit and type them so here are the lesson plans for weeks 19-25

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WEEK 19

Language Arts

  • Writing Business Letters
  • Addressing Envelopes

Spelling

List of 18 words
(cactus, celebrate, cement, certain, citizen, citrus, convoy, cumbersome, cyclone, dangerous, gallery, gesture, gopher, gurgle, gypsum, Gypsy, magic, region)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Tuck Everlasting by: Natalie Babbit
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Tangram Set
  • Fractions

Science

  • Slavery
  • California Gold Rush
  • Missouri Compromise
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 20

Language Arts

  • Creative Writing
  • Have your child write about a personal experience.
  • (Worksheets all week)

Spelling

List of 18 words
(affection, autograph, cough, enough, familiar, foreign, frequent, furniture, geography, laughter, muffler, paragraph, philosophy, physical, raffle, slough, stuff, tough)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Tuck Everlasting by: Natalie Babbit
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Simplifying Fractions
  • Conversions

Science

  • Mountains
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • Slavery continued.
  • Events leading up to Civil War
  • Have child imagine she’s a slave, have her write a plan for her escape.
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 21

Language Arts

  • Creative Writing
  • Make a story plan.
  • Rough Draft
  • Final Draft

Spelling

List of 18 words
(ballet, castle, crumb, doubt, height, knack, knight, known, knuckle, listen, plumber, soften, thumb, weight, wreck, wren, wrench, wrestle)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Circle of Gold by: Candy Dawson Boyd
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets Everyday
  • Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Science

  • Volcanoes
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • Civil War
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 22

Language Arts

  • Writing Dialogue
  • Practicing writing dialogue between characters.
    (Worksheets all week)

Spelling

List of 18 words
(accounts, adventures, arches, blouses, classes, compasses, couches, decisions, dresses, erasers, eyelashes, inches, indexes, larynxes, syllables, telescopes, toothbrushes, walruses)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Circle of Gold by: Candy Dawson Boyd
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Unlike Fractions
  • Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Science

  • Caves
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • Significance of the colors blue and gray during Civil War
  • Famous Battles of Civil War
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 23

Language Arts

  • Paragraphs
  • Topic Sentences
  • (Worksheets all week)

Spelling

List of 18 words
(anniversary, beauty, chimney, decoy, dictionary, highway, holiday, industry, monkey, mortuary, party, quantity, salary, strawberry, survey, turkey, valley)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Syllables
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

Science

  • Canyons and Waterfalls
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • Geographic Regions
  • Mountain States, North Central States, South Central States
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 24

Language Arts

  • Main Ideas
  • Look at paragraphs in a magazine or newspaper and take away the first sentence. Have your child re-write an appropriate topic sentence.

Spelling

List of 18 words
(calves, echoes, elves, geese, halves, heroes, leaves, moose, potatoes, scarves, shelves, thieves, tomatoes, wives, wolves, women, yourselves)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Outlining a story.
  • Stone Fox by: John Reynolds
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Fractions

Science

  • River Systems
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • Northeastern States, Southeastern States, Midwestern States, Pacific States
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 25

Language Arts

  • Paragraphs
  • Topic Sentences

Spelling

List of 18 words
(conserve, constructed, impatient, imperfect, impersonate, impractical, impure, prearrange, prepaid, preview, react, recall, recharge, reclaim, redecorate, redeem, relate, retain)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Life Skills
  • How to use a phone book
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Different denominators and Mixed Fractions
  • Multiplication of Fractions

Science

  • Oceans and Seas
  • Science worksheets and Test

Social Studies

  • US Climate Zones
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities
Week 19-25 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Week 15, 16 & 17 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan + Progress Report

I’ve gotten bad about keeping up with entering these into my blog but I’m here to catch up now and I’ll just include them in one post instead of 3 different ones. We’ve been busy bees around here with the Thanksgiving holiday and now my daughter is visiting her dad while he’s in town for a week so she’s taking this week off and will continue her schooling when she returns. That being one of the many plus sides to homeschooling, we can schedule it to fit our lives.


WEEK 15

Language Arts

  • Learning Quotations
  • Write a Tall Tale
  • Quotations worksheet
  • Signal words

Spelling

List of 18 words
(afford, carton, curtain, departing, directions, emergency, forlorn, further, girth, harbor, observe, origin, perfume, refer, starch, sturdy, temper, thirst)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Hang Tough, Paul Mather by Alfred Slate
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Congruent, Symmetry, Perimeter, Area

Science

  • Plant Identification
  • How Trees Grow
  • Science worksheets and activities every day.

Social Studies

  • Pioneer Life
  • Pioneer Travel
  • The Pioneer Movement
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

WEEK 16

Language Arts

  • Poetry
  • Plan a science fiction short story, start rough draft.
  • Capitalization
  • Review Proper Nouns
  • Revise, Edit and Improve short story.

Spelling

List of 18 words
(bucket, button, crunchy, dusk, guppies, judges, lucky, public, refund, ruffle, skunk, spun, struck, subject, thunder, trust, ugly, umbrella)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Hang Tough, Paul Mather by Alfred Slate
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
    Introducing terms: intersecting, parallel, and perpendicular.
  • Types of triangles: equilateral, isosceles, scalene, and right.

Science

  • Plants and Their Needs.
  • Writing Assignment
  • Science worksheets and activities every day.

Social Studies

  • Lewis and Clark Expedition continued
  • Painting project (4 panels) depicting their journey.
  • Pioneers: Introduce and discuss their lifestyle
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities

She also got her progress report for the 2nd NINE weeks and that’s as follows:

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WEEK 17

Language Arts

  • Review and Discuss Poems
  • Pronouns and Nouns
  • Possessive
  • Collective Nouns

Spelling

List of 18 words
(blind, blue, climb, close, frog, fruit, plate, plump, sleep, slow, small, smell, speak, spin, swarm, sweep, track, trap)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • The War with Grandpa by: Robert Kimmel Smith
  • Worksheets and activities

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
  • Discuss Graphs and how to Graph.
  • Graphing activities

Science

  • Not in the Plant Kingdom
  • Science worksheets and activities every day.

Social Studies

  • Read about America’s 6th President.
  • Read about America’s 7th President.
  • Westward Movement
  • Texas Revolution
  • Worksheets and Discussions and Activities
Week 15, 16 & 17 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan + Progress Report

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.
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Language Arts

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

Spelling

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

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Reading

  • 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

Math

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

Science

  • 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.

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Week 6 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Week 5 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Language Arts

  • Write a radio commercial about a product. Make a plan and write rough draft.
  • Verb conjugation worksheet
  • Linking verbs worksheet
  • Helping verbs worksheet
  • Subject/verb agreement worksheet

Spelling

List of 18 words
(argue, blue, confuse, due, duke, dune, excuse, include, issue, museum, plume, ruby, rude, statue, tissue, truth, tube, tulip)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Farmer Boy – Laura Ingalls Wilder
    Chapter Summaries (each day for reading)
    Different reading activities for chapters.
    Book Projects

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
    Estimating differences, Opposite Operation of subtraction, Variables in subtractions.
  • Different math activities.

Science

  • Mollusks – illustrate favorite mollusk and write a short story or poem.
  • Observe seashells and compare them on a chart.
  • Mollusks worksheets and research

Social Studies

  • Creative story about coming across a planet already colonized and how you would encounter them peacefully.
  • Research more on Southern Colonies
  • Write about the beginnings of African-American heritage.
  • Write about the key contributions and impact of the Southern Colonies and how things would have been different without slavery.
Week 5 – 5th Grade Home School Lesson Plan

Week 4 – 5th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plan

Language Arts

  • Parts of Speech. Discuss that words can either be nouns or verbs.
    Have child write 2 different sentences using: bat, watch, felt, mind, hit, answer, wash, pinch, drop, border, bark, laps. (can change end or tense if needed)
  • Distinguish subject pronouns from object pronouns.
  • Recognize possessive pronouns.
  • Proper nouns. (always capitalize)
    Grammar worksheet

Spelling

List of 18 words
(arrow, buffalo, burro, chose, chrome, cloak, compose, cove, foam, gopher, grown, knowing, loan, loaves, roast, rows, soak, solo)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

  • Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    Chapter Summaries (each day for reading)
    Discuss concept of reading for details.

Math

  • Worksheets everyday
    Addition and Subtraction
  • Adding Inches & Feet, Ounces & Pounds, Minutes & Hours

Science

  • Discuss echinoderms, take notes, have child draw three favorite echinoderms for science log.
  • Make identification cards for different echinoderms (use index cards) Include picture, description, habitat and usefulness to humans.
  • Glossary Terms: radial symmetry, endoskeleton, regeneration, vascular system, tube feet, rays and detritus.
  • Research Sponges, their habitat, take notes, have child draw detailed illustration for science log.

Social Studies

  • Read about the responsibilities and daily lives of Puritan children.
  • Read about crafts and toys from the colonial period (have child design their own simple toy for that era through drawing or crafting)
  • Read about the meals that were prepared in colonial period.
  • Read about the relationship between the early settlers and the Indians.

 

Week 4 – 5th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plan

Week 3 – 5th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plan

Language Arts

Descriptive, Expository, Narrative, and Persuasive Paragraphs.
Demonstrative and Interrogative Pronouns
Correct uses of Who and Whom
Have child write a narrative paragraph.

Spelling

List of 18 words
(arrive, childhood, chime, climate, delight, digest, fighting, grind, ideal, prize, sight, silence, spying, style, thigh, timing, title, violin)
Spelling Worksheets
Spelling activities
Spelling Test

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Reading

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Plot Profiles
Read 2-3 chapters at a time and write a plot profile for a problem in the story.

Math

Worksheets
Commutative property of addition
Introduce basics of Alegebra

Science

Create an animal population space outside by laying down a piece of cardboard on the ground.
Arthropods
Research Butterflies and Moths
Discuss types of insects that live inside homes
At the end of the week look under the cardboard and record the insects found underneath.

 

Social Studies

Classify the American colonies by region
Create a chart – New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies
Research and collect photos and graphs
Write a summary about each colony
Bind all the information together in a book

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Week 3 – 5th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plan