5th Grade - Learn at Home Supplements

District Endorsed Supplemental Learning
Printed packets of the above materials are available at the 5 Free Lunch locations from 11:00- 12:30
Lyle Elementary - Whitworth Elementary - Post High - Academy Building - Woodbridge Apartments
Out of District Supplemental Resources

Literacy

 

Writing

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Practice counting/writing: 3rd/4th grade skip count by 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9; 5th grade counting by decimals (.2 .4. .6 ….)and fractions (½, 2/2, …. Or ⅓, ⅔, ... )

 

Science

  • Energy Skate Park

    • Explore the Energy Skate Park simulation. Choose a way to record the following: What do you notice? What do you wonder?

  • OR Choose a Mystery Science lesson at your grade level

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Draw a map of your neighborhood including landmarks and features. Label and color your map.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Do an act of kindness by saying something positive to someone else.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take one minute to list three things you are grateful for. - You can be grateful for big things, like having supportive parents, or small things, like being able to say “hi” to your friend before class started.

  • Gratitude is the ability to recognize and acknowledge the good things, people, and places in our lives.

Day 1

Literacy

  • Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

 

Writing

  • How well do you handle losing? Describe a time when you lost a board game or sporting event and how you handled it.

 

Brain Boost

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Count a collection of objects in your house, draw the objects on a piece of paper and and record numbers that match the picture. 

  • 3-Act Math- Counting Squares Activity

 

Science

  • Explore this interactive site about Fireflies!

    • Do we have fireflies in Oregon?

    • Are there other insects or animals who use the same type of communication?

  • OR Choose a Mystery Science lesson at your grade level

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Create a tri-fold brochure for a park or landmark in Portland (3rd grade) Oregon (4th grade) and USA (5th grade).

    • This will be done over 3 days. See sample brochure here.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Listen to the news.

  • Write a summary to share with your family.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Drink a large cool glass of water after you wake.  

    • It fires up your metabolism by 24% for ninety minutes and increases mental and physical performance during the day. When you’re dehydrated, you can feel tired and drained, and you may experience headaches and mood fluctuations.

Day 2

Literacy

 

Writing

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Mrs. White has collected many books over the years. She is very proud of her classroom library. Altogether, she has ______ books. She decided to organize her books onto shelves. 10 books can fit on each shelf. How many shelves will Mrs. White need for her books? (120) (870) (1,360) (12,455)

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Continue working on your brochure for a park or landmark in PDX/ Oregon/ USA.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Pretend to interview the author of your favorite book.

    • What questions would you like to ask?

    • Predict the possible answers.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Smile in the mirror for 10 seconds.

    • Smiling slows the heart and relaxes the body, and it releases endorphins that counteract and diminish stress hormones. It also has been shown to increase productivity while a person performs tasks.  

Day 3

Literacy

  • Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

 

Writing

  • Should Plastic Bags Be Banned Everywhere?

    • Oregon has a new law that bans most single-use plastic bags like the ones found in grocery stores, drugstores and boutiques. Do you think all communities should do the same?

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Practice counting/writing: 3rd/4th grade skip count by 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9; 5th grade counting by decimals (.2 .4. .6 ….)and fractions (½, 2/2, …. Or ⅓, ⅔, ... ).

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Continue working on your brochure for a park or landmark in PDX/ Oregon/ USA.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Illustrate a story you have written.

  • Add labels to your drawing.

  • After that, add more details to your original story.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take a digital break.

    • Mindfully step away from your digital devices for short periods of time during your day today. 

    • It allows you to feel more focused and centered when you do plug back in.

    • Try to take two or three mini-digital breaks today for about ten minutes each.

    • Start with just one if that’s all you feel comfortable doing.

Day 4

Literacy

 

Writing

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • We have ___ cookies. We put ___ cookies in each bag. How many bags do I need for all of my cookies? Choose the numbers to try in the 1st and 2nd blanks: (100, 10) (200, 10) (500, 10) (320, 10) (320, 32) (640, 32)

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Create a drama/play.

  • Make sure to add dialogue.

  • Act it out!

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take a Laughter Recess

    • By taking a laughter recess during your day, you give yourself a mental escape that transports you to a higher place where you can enjoy your day from a more relaxed, positive, and joyful perspective.

Day 5

Literacy

  • Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.)

 

Writing Prompt

  • What habits do you wish you had? Why? Is there one single habit you would most like to build or break?

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Create a story using multiplication or division, solve it showing proof of your answer and then find someone else to solve it if possible.

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Thinking back to the video you watched on Day 5, create a timeline that shows relationships among people, events, and movements in Oregon history.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Write a news article about the school closure for students in another state.

    • Include at least one illustration.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Color

    • Coloring is an easy way to practice mindfulness.

    • It takes full focus and requires you to slow down and think about what you are working on, getting other things out of your mind.

    • Coloring also gives us some relief from tension, anxiety, and stress.

    • This makes it the perfect thing to add to an end of the day routine.

Day 6

Literacy

 

Writing

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Mrs. Dustman is going to have (12, 24, and/or 72) people over to her house for Addison’s first birthday. If she wants to give each person ¼ of a sandwich, how many sandwiches does she need to make?

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Look at the map, Oregon’s Terrain.

    • What region of the state appears to be most conducive to human settlement? Why? Record your thinking.

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Design the perfect backpack.

  • Create an ad to persuade someone to buy the backpack.  Include illustrations & labels!

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Show Appreciation

    • Take time to show appreciation to someone. 

    • The emotion of gratitude has consistently been one of the strongest happiness boosters known in scientific literature. 

Day 7

Literacy

  • Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.).

 

Writing

  • Are you a good person? Do you strive to be one?

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

    • Beaverton School District Brainboost Website Link

    • Tabata time! Exercise for 20 seconds rest for 10 seconds. Repeat 8 times and you will have done a 4 minute tabata. Examples: Squats, jumping jacks, lunges, curl ups, push ups, ski jumps, burpees, jumprope.

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Practice counting/writing: 3rd/4th grade skip count by 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9; 5th grade counting by decimals (.2 .4. .6 ….)and fractions (½, 2/2, …. Or ⅓, ⅔, ... )

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Look at the Oregon County PDF Download map handout.

    • Label the cities Portland, Salem (should have a star), Eugene, Gresham, and Hillsboro (the five most populous cities in Oregon).

    • What are some things you notice?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Read a chapter of a fiction book or a picture book. 

  • Choose 2 of the characters.

  • Tell someone in your family how the two characters are similar and different.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Clear your space (room, backpack)

    • Visual clutter is distracting. 

    • Clearing and organizing your space allows you a few minutes of focused mindfulness, as you decide where to put your stuff and what to keep and throw away. 

    • Once your space is clear, you have set the stage for more mental and emotional energy to focus and begin your work.

Day 8

Literacy

 

Writing

 

Brain Boost

  • Get 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Break it up and make it fun. 

    • Beaverton School District Brainboost Website Link

    • Set up an obstacle course in your house or outside.

 

Math

  • Solve this problem:

    • Mrs. Pierce collected ___ rocks to share equally with ___ students. If each student got the same amount of rocks, how many would each student receive? (84, 6) (384, 8) (4,563, 4)

 

Science

 

Social Studies / Art

  • Think about the contributions made by people from other countries who have come and made their homes here.

    • These include traditional foods, language and celebrations that are now part of the American experience.

    • Do you know anyone that immigrated here from another country?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Think about something you know how to do or make. (It can be ANYTHING!)

  • Create a how-to guide to teach someone how to do or make it. 

  • Include illustrations, diagrams & labels.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Take a Music Break

    • Listening to music is a powerful mindfulness habit that can reduce stress, elevate your mood, raise your IQ, and offer many other mental and physical health benefits. 

    • Taking a break to actively listen to music for a few minutes during your day can help you return to your work in a more positive, peaceful, and productive frame of mind.

    • In fact, listening to music—especially classical music—can change your brain in ways that improve memory and learning.

Day 9

Literacy

  • ​​​Read 20 minutes (you can read to yourself, to someone else, to a stuffed animal, etc.). 

 

Writing

  • Pick one of the following options to start a creative story:

    • I’m not so sure we should go in there…” he said.

    • As they ran across the lawn, it almost felt like they were moving in slow motion.

    • “Eureka!” she shouted. “I finally found the solution!”

    • He rounded the corner quickly—and collided head first with the new school principal.

    • It was a perfect day for a baseball game, so no one expected anything to go wrong...

 

Brain Boost

 

Math

  • Play a math or strategy game or do a puzzle for 15 - 20 min.

  • Create a story where some kids share food which includes fractions, solve the problem and try and find someone to solve it if possible.

 

Science

Your Sense of Taste Activity

 

Social Studies / Art

  • What are some ways you can become engaged in your school, community, or state to make a difference?

  • Time Capsule: If you were to place an artifact in a time capsule, what would you include?

    • Why would you include it?

    • Take a picture of your object and post it to Seesaw with a recording of your explanation.

    • Your explanation on Seesaw should include:

      • Name what you would put in the time capsule.

      • Why you would include it?

      • What would this object teach people in the future?

 

Language Acquisition / ELD

  • Persuade a friend to read one of your favorite books.  

  • Write a letter to your friend telling the reasons why they should read it.

 

Wellness / Self-Care

  • Reconnect with Your Relationships

    • Reach out to a friend, family member, someone you care about and let them know how much they mean to you. 

    • Nurturing relationships requires mindful daily attention.

    • Expressing gratitude for these relationships strengthens bonds and keeps us connected with those we care about.

Day 10

Math Music & Reading Resources