Ch 12: Language Arts Games for 5th Grade

About This Chapter

Classrooms that combine traditional learning strategies with learning games are often more engaging for students. This chapter will give you guidance so you can add language arts games to your 5th grade classroom.

Language Arts Games for 5th Grade - Chapter Summary

Our instructors have investigated the use of games in language arts classes, and they have found several strategies and game ideas applicable for your 5th grade students. Some of the activities covered in this chapter include:

  • Games to promote common core reading and writing standards
  • Reading games to improve comprehension and spelling
  • Prompt ideas for creative, opinion, and journal writing
  • Expository and narrative writing prompt activities

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How It Helps

  • Generates new ideas: By reading through the lessons in this chapter, you will discover new ideas to try, and you might be inspired to create brand-new games of your own.
  • Addresses standards: You have a lot of pressure to meet Common Core standards with everything you teach, and you can be assured that these activity ideas will help you in your pursuits.
  • Motivates students: Sometimes students resist learning, but games like these can help you incorporate interactive approaches to better motivate your students.

Skills Covered

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Implement grammar and spelling games in your curriculum
  • Develop activities to encourage reading comprehension
  • Challenge students with a variety of writing prompts
  • Adhere to Common Core standards in writing and reading lessons

11 Lessons in Chapter 12: Language Arts Games for 5th Grade
Reading Comprehension Games for 5th Grade

1. Reading Comprehension Games for 5th Grade

Engaging fifth grade students in reading comprehension can be challenging. In this lesson, we will discuss how different games can be easily turned into reading games that engage students in reading and kinesthetic activity at the same time.

5th Grade Grammar Games

2. 5th Grade Grammar Games

Tired of begging, coercing, or even bribing your students to be engaged in a grammar lesson? Then you've come to the right place! Read on to get ideas for turning grammar into fun classroom games.

Reading Games for 5th Grade

3. Reading Games for 5th Grade

Tired of the same types of reading lessons for your 5th grade class? Read this lesson to discover how to incorporate a variety of classroom games into your 5th grade reading curriculum. These games not only assist in increasing students' vocabulary, but they are fun and easy to play too.

Spelling Games for 5th Grade

4. Spelling Games for 5th Grade

Spelling is a big deal, and spelling proficiency is a powerful foundation for fifth graders to have. So why not help them out by playing a few of these fun spelling games.

Common Core Reading Passage Examples for 5th Grade

5. Common Core Reading Passage Examples for 5th Grade

Teaching to the common core state standards can be challenging, especially without useful supplementary materials. This lesson gives you some examples of the types of reading passages you can give your 5th graders to align them with the common core.

5th Grade Journal Prompts

6. 5th Grade Journal Prompts

Many teachers use journals to get students writing and allow them some personal space to write without worrying about evaluation. This lesson gives you some ideas about why journaling is important, and how you might get your fifth grade students started in their journals.

Common Core Writing Prompts for 5th Grade

7. Common Core Writing Prompts for 5th Grade

Writing prompts can be really helpful ways to get students' creative energies flowing and also teach to the standards. This lesson will give you ideas about what kinds of writing prompts help fifth graders meet the Common Core State Standards.

5th Grade Opinion Writing Prompts

8. 5th Grade Opinion Writing Prompts

Students in fifth grade will be asked to create opinion essays as part of their core writing curriculum. This lesson gives ideas to guide essays for students on any level.

5th Grade Narrative Writing Prompts

9. 5th Grade Narrative Writing Prompts

This lesson contains narrative prompts appropriate for 5th grade students. The prompts include scenarios that specifically target common literary devices for concept reinforcement in language arts. There are also general prompts for your consideration.

5th Grade Creative Writing Prompts

10. 5th Grade Creative Writing Prompts

Language arts students learn best when they are given engaging activities to practice their skills. Check out a few of these persuasive and creative writing prompts and help your fifth graders become excellent writers and readers.

5th Grade Expository Writing Prompts

11. 5th Grade Expository Writing Prompts

Fifth graders can be very independent writers, but sometimes they need a little help getting started. The prompts in this lesson are designed to get your fifth grade students writing expository texts.

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