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Fifth Grade Activities
Directions: Students please complete the assignments for each day.
Directions: Students should complete activities for each day. Reading and math daily activity
● Read a book, magazine, newspaper, or online article of your choice and write a 5 sentence summary.
● Write a multiplication story problem using 2 digit multiplication problem and solve it.
● Using a sales ad from the newspaper or online ( Target, Walmart, Schnucks, Dierbergs, Aldi, Ruler Foods etc…) create a shopping list for food and drink items of your choice that will feed up to 6 people using a $50.00 budget without going over your budget.
● Imagine you are running for President. Write a persuasive speech that will encourage voters to vote for you. Include 3 reasons with supporting details.
● Using the shopping list you created on Day 2, create a story about a fabulous party you are throwing and include the items you purchased with your $50.00 budget.
● Write 3 division story problems and solve them.
● Look for a recipe that has fractions incorporated into the recipe. Write down the fractions in the recipe. Imagine you’ve created the recipe and write a descriptive paragraph describing how it taste, looks and smells.
● Read a book of your choice and imagine you could interview the author. Write 5 questions you would ask the author during that interview.
● Look outside the window and describe what you see. Chart and graph the weather for the next 5 days.
● Double the measurements from the recipe from Day 4. How many servings will you be able to make?
● You mix some marshmallows in hot chocolate to make it taste better. Did a chemical change happen to the marshmallows? Explain why you think that.
● Using the following fractions: 2⁄3, 1⁄4, and 1⁄2- Find the least common multiple and find the sum.
● Don’t forget to chart today’s weather.
● Have your family members at your house lie down and measure them using your shoe. Graph the results of each family member using a line graph.
● Interview an adult in your family about their time in 5th grade. Write a summary paragraph about their experiences.
● Don’t forget to chart today’s weather.
● Using the interview from Day 7, create a Venn Diagram to compare and
contrast your 5th grade experience to your family member’s.
● Describe the weather today using two descriptive adjectives. And remember
to chart today’s weather.
● Use the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to
write an expression that uses the operations and solve them. (Be sure to remember order of operations)
● Read a book out loud and pay attention to your tone of voice. Choose your favorite character and read the story in that character’s voice.
● Estimate the volume (height, width, length) of your bedroom, kitchen, bathroom using a nonconventional measuring tool (shoes, long spoon, hammer, etc.)
● Read and describe weather today and don’t forget to chart today’s weather.
● Write a journal entry from your character’s point of view from the Day 9 story.
● Using the data from your five days of weather observations, answer the
following questions: Are these temperatures typical for this time of year? Why?/Why Not?
Special Areas Activities
Day 1: 25 Jumping jacks, 10 Push-ups, 10 Four-count sit-ups, Straddle stretch (10 counts each: stretch to center, right side, left side, and back to center)
Day 2: Jog in place for 2 minutes, 10 Arm circles forward, 10 backward, 10 turn the doorknobs, 10 palms down small lifts, 10 palms up small lifts, Three sets of 10-count bicycles, Two sets of straight leg stretches, 10 counts each
Day 3: 8 Regular jumping jacks, 8 double-jacks, 8 four-count jacks, 10 Push-ups, 10-count bicycles and 10-count scissors (2 sets each), Straddle stretch for 10 counts and 10-count butterfly stretch
Day 4: Dance to your favorite song, 10 Arm circles forwards, 10 backwards, 10 doorknob turns, 10 small lifts with palms down, 10 small lifts with palms up, 10 Sit-ups, Hurdler stretch- 10 seconds for each
Online sources: www.openphysed.org; www.pecentral.org
Tap into your Child’s musical genius or at least have fun trying.
With music designed for both kid and adult will sing, dance, play instruments, clap hands. Share Music With Kids
Shuffle their playlist on their electronic devices to expand their musical knowledge .Expose them to music they’ve never heard before while getting the whole family involved.
Grandparents and other family members can all play in this musical activity that teaches kids about a variety of music, musicians, and the history behind the music genres.
Have the family make their own playlist of songs they grew up listening to and then have them share that music with their kids.
Make Your Own Music Instruments
Make beats and rhythms on a homemade drum or a shoebox guitar. By using some household items to make your own musical instruments.
Play Musical Games
Musical games like: Dancing, singing, jumping, and freeze games all with the goal of building a child’s musical talents.
Record instrument sounds and play them back to see if they can get the answer right, or create a music trivia game and act out the answers.
Materials Needed: pencil, markers, crayons, water, colors, paint, color pencil and or house supplies.
Activity 1: Using pots and pans create a still life that you can draw and color( you can look this us on YouTube)
Activity 2: Go to a room and draw the room and everything that you visualize in it. Or you can create and draw your own room.
Chose a fun activity of your choice from www.crayola.com
● Should homework be required at school? Write your opinion
● Read to someone
● Create a new ending for a book you read in class
● If you became a character in a book, what would you do?
● Make your own “Peace Place” and read
● If you got to hang out with a celebrity for a day, what would you do?
● Create a new Greek God or Goddess
WHEN ALL 10 DAYS ARE COMPLETE, PLEASE REPEAT. THIS IS AN EXCELLENT REVIEW.