Free 5th Grade Homework Help

In 5th grade, students are on the precipice of entering middle school. As a result, they're learning more complex concepts in all subjects to challenge them and prepare them for the next stage in their education. If your 5th grader needs help with his or her homework, use the resources below.

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Video Lessons from Discovery Education

The fun, yet straightforward explanations from Discovery Education's 'Homework Help' can be useful if your child doesn't understand a topic on a homework assignment. Help is available for science, English, social studies and math. You can also find links to additional homework help resources in topics like foreign languages, music, art and health.

In each section, there's a variety of video lessons. Some sections are categorized by grade level, with lessons like prewriting skills and coordinating conjunctions. You can also find sections categorized by topic, such as presidential powers, life science or multiplication. Videos can be a helpful supplement to classroom instruction because they appeal to visual and auditory learners and approach the subject in a new and different way.

Infoplease's Homework Center

The homework center at Infoplease has help categorized by subject and skill. Because the subjects aren't categorized by grade level, you should know what your child is struggling with beforehand. However, each section is organized in a helpful and straightforward way. For instance, history is categorized into U.S. history, wars, world history and scientific history. In addition to instructive resources, like timelines, there are fun ways that your child can test his or her knowledge through crosswords, hangman and interactive quizzes.

In 5th grade math, your child will learn to convert measurements, like centimeters to meters. If your child struggles with conversions, then Infoplease's conversion calculator will be a valuable tool for checking his or her work. There are many other resources available as well, like math flashcards and daily analogies.

At-Home Support from Family Education

Sometimes, students don't complete their homework due to a lack of motivation. FamilyEducation.com offers techniques to help your child stay focused. A printable homework chart and contract can help your child take responsibility for completing his or her work. There's also a checklist for parents, listing suggestions for helping your child concentrate on schoolwork.

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