Fifth-grade resources

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Fifth-grade resources2018-03-09T12:57:41+00:00


Science Buddies!

Computer science

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Computer skills

computer-smilingsm  Computer skills


Career Test


Real or fake website—which is which?

Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!

Pacific Tree Octopus

Rough Skinned Newt

Ova Prima

Which came first: the chicken or the egg?

The Danger of Bread

Three Reasons to Go Gluten Free

All About Explorers: Christopher Columbus

Who was Christopher Columbus?


Cloze Reading Site

Make Beliefs Comics

Chesapeake Water Issues

Columbia – Tribal Rights

Big business on the Columbia – Coal 

Columbia water rights – farmers

Columbia – First People Rights – Celilo Falls

Columbia River – recreational use vs. commercial

Columbia River – Bonneville Dam vs. Native fishing rights and recreational use

Columbia River – pollution

Colonial America

Colonial School information
Historical information about school during the colonial time.

Colonial Fun

What did kids during the colonial times do for fun?

Colonial history
Lots of links, history, important people, the wars, slavery, etc.

Colony Information

  • Colonial Government
  • Quick Facts about the Colonies
  • Facts and Founding Dates

American Colonies Clip Art-

Directions – make sure to type in your colony’s name and then ‘colony’

Example – Rhode Island colony

Important documents of the United States of America

United States documents
Declaration of Independence, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Patrick Henry: Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death, The Louisiana Purchase, Mayflower Compact (1620), Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, The Star-Spangled Banner , U.S. Constitution, U.S. Constitution Primer, etc.

US Constitution activities

Jump Back in Time
Colonial America, Revolutionary Period, The New Nation, Western Expansion & Reform, Civil War, Reconstruction, Gilded Age, Progressive Era, Great War & Jazz Age, Depression & WWII, Modern Era

Solar system

Windows to the Universe
Click on the name of your planet to find facts!

National Geographic
Click on the planet to watch it rotate, to compare it to other planets and learn more about its moons.


Comic strip maker


Encyclopedias and reference resources

Fact Monster
Look for links to major reference materials for research towards the bottom. Fun stuff for kids to do.


Encyclopedia & dictionary

Wild Animals Online

Zoo Books Animal Directory
Lots of factual info as well as pictures



Citation Maker

Primary Sources


American Revolution

American Revolution info-

  • Causes and Effects
  • Timelines
  • Loyalists/Patriots

American Revolution

  • Events leading to up to the War
  • Important Events during / after
  • Groups of People / Biographies

Differences Divide Britain and Its Colonies

All Kinds of Goodies!!

From Revolution to Reconstruction
A list of articles related to the American Revolutionary War.


Endangered species

Earth’s Endangered Creatures

Defenders of Wildlife
A site by a US nonprofit group that hopes to protect endangered animals.

Museum of Natural History

National Wildlife Federation