Fifth Grade Ela Reading Non Fiction Worksheets


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  • Parts of the Brain

    Why do zombies love brains? Find out with this collection of fun facts and a colorful diagram of the brain.

  • Scientific Method Steps

    Is your child baffled by the scientific method? Dr. McSquare is here to help! Learn the steps by helping the doctor organize his lab reports.

  • Find the Main Idea: Shark

    Fifth graders read the paragraph about sharks then use reading comprehension skills to write the main idea and their own concluding sentence.

  • Reading Comprehension: The Secret Garden

    Your little reader is sure to enjoy this selection from the children's classic, "The Secret Garden." She'll build her vocabulary and reading skills.

  • History of Zombies

    Ever wonder how the whole zombie craze got started? Read about the history of zombies in this awesome reading comprehension packet.

  • Identify the Author's Purpose

    Authors persuade, inform, and entertain through various types of writing! Students set out to identify the author’s purpose.

  • Earthquake Science

    Shake up your science studies with this worksheet about earthquakes.

  • Marco Polo

    Your child will love learning all about the exploits of the famous European explorer Marco Polo with this attractively illustrated worksheet.

  • Find the Main Idea: Elephant

    Kids put their reading comprehension skills to work as they write out the main idea and come up with their own concluding sentence for this paragraph.

  • Find the Main Idea: The Moon

    What's the big idea? Find out with this reading comprehension worksheet about the moon.

  • Leaders of the Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad aided thousands of enslaved Americans on the road to freedom. Students will learn about the leaders of this movement.

  • All About Zombies

    Get into the spirit of Halloween with a spooky info page, all about zombies! Your child will learn the ways of the walking dead as he hones his reading skills.

  • Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence

    Unwind the complicated language of the Declaration of Independence with this paraphrasing activity!

  • Sort Out the Scientific Method #1

    Dr. McSquare needs help sorting out his lab reports. Can your child read each item, then label it with the correct scientific method step?

  • Close Reading Annotations

    Use this chocolate-themed exercise to introduce your students to close reading with annotations.

  • Origin of the Chinese Zodiac Reading Comprehension

    Celebrate the lunar new year by learning about the origin of the Chinese Zodiac with this interesting 5th grade reading comprehension worksheet.

  • Reading Comprehension: Black Beauty

    Inspire your reluctant reader with this comprehension page, featuring a passage from a classic novel, Black Beauty.

  • Make a Match: Reading Genres

    Kids match reading genres to descriptions in this worksheet.

  • All About Witches

    We've brewed up a powerful potion this Halloween to help hone reading and writing skills! Learn all about witches with a fun info sheet.

  • Close Reading Checklist

    Help students practice close reading of fiction or nonfiction texts with this detailed checklist.

  • Find the Main Idea: Viceroy Butterfly

    Kids show off their reading comprehension skills with this language arts worksheet.

  • Graphic Organizer: Author's Purpose & Point of View

    This graphic organizer helps students work through a nonfiction text to help organize information about the author’s point, and the reasons and evidence used to support it.

  • Amerigo Vespucci

    America gets its name from Amerigo Vespucci. Kids will learn about this important historical figure with this fun worksheet.

  • Nonfiction Text Features Checklist

    Develop your students’ critical eye with this nonfiction text features checklist! This resource can be used with the Comparing Nonfiction Text Features lesson plan.