Hey fifth graders here is a site just for you! This site is full of links to online activities that you can use to have fun and reinforce your skills at the same time!
Harcourt School (the password is Johnson)
Prefix Mix - working with "Pre" and "Post," prefixes with opposite meanings
Root Words - Underline the root words in the slides. Circle the prefix or suffix. (a PowerPoint show created by Connie Campbell) This is a zipped file that must be unzipped to be used.
Rooting Out Words - Help Remainder the Dog gather enough mushrooms to sell at the market by uncovering the roots of words. (three categories, several difficulty levels - from FunBrain)
Suffixes Make New Words - Drag and drop the suffix to the correct root word to make a new word.
Suffixes Say a Lot - pick the best definition of the capitalized word
Suffix-ly - use simple strategies to determine meaning and increase vocabulary for reading, including the use of suffixes. (Author - Lois Davis)
Looking for the Fine Print - read advertisements to practice reading critically
What are They Selling - evaluate six advertisements
Captions Help Tell the Story - look at three pictures and try to determine which caption fits best
Read All About It! - Newspapers are divided into standard sections. Use sections to predict where types ofstories would be found
Reading Headlines - read eight headlines and try to determine what the article is about
Sequencing for fun - many online activities from which to choose
Identify the Main Idea - online practice
Reading Exercises - Multiple passages with questions.
Summarize as You Read - When you summarize, eliminate unnecessary details. Focus on the main idea of the whole passage.
Scrambled Stories - select one of six stories, select from a list of words, and then see the story that you have scrambled
Author's Purpose - matching game
Power Proofreading - Choose your level of skill and your areas of concepts to practice with an interactive activity (choose grade 5) There are over two dozen different passages to choose from.
Proofreading Makes Perfect - correct these sentences by entering correct grammar
Idiom - FunBrain activity