How Sylvan Can Help Your Fifth Grader
Help your child prepare for middle school with the Sylvan Learning fifth grade tutoring program. The program offers individualized instruction in writing, reading and math as well as courses focused on test prep, study skills and good homework habits.
Learning Format — Both in-center and online tutoring options available
Guaranteed Improvement — Sylvan Learning guarantees that your child's math or reading skills will improve by the equivalent of one grade level after 36 hours of tutoring.*
The fifth grade math tutoring program at Sylvan Learning will prepare your child for advanced math challenges. Topics include adding, subtracting and multiplying fractions and decimals, understanding how to estimate or measure volume, identifying the parts of a circle and evaluating simple expressions with substitution. Sylvan develops a personalized learning plan for each student based on an in-depth math skills assessment. Each plan aligns with the standards set forth by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The fifth grade writing program at Sylvan Learning can help your child tackle longer and more complex writing assignments, including research projects, essays and reports. By studying the five steps of the writing process (prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing), students will develop better writing techniques and improve their spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Each individualized writing plan adheres to the standards set by the National Council of Teachers of English.
Strong reading skills are especially important for the transition to middle school. Sylvan Learning's fifth grade reading program will help your child continue to build his or her vocabulary and increase reading fluency. Students will be able to make predictions and connections based on a text while also learning to identify the roots and affixes of words. Sylvan uses motivational rewards to guide your child along each step of his or her personalized learning plan, following the recommendations of the National Reading Panel.
Study Skills Help
Sylvan Learning can help your child develop strong study habits in the fifth grade study skills tutoring program. Students will get on track and get organized by keeping a daily planner, developing new studying and test taking strategies, learning to write outlines and gaining an understanding of complex written instructions for assignments. Each study skills program is tailored to the students' individual learning styles and interests in order to develop the lifelong study habits that will be right for your child.
Students who are struggling with homework can benefit from Sylvan Learning's fifth grade homework help program. The Sylvan tutors can help your child understand homework, strengthen the required skills and develop good motivational habits to get work done well and on time. The personalized study sessions offer flexible scheduling, including on evenings and weekends, so your child can get help whenever he or she needs it.
State Test Prep
The Sylvan Learning fifth grade test prep program can help your child prepare for standardized state tests and assignments while also teaching him or her strategies for lessening test anxiety. Through practice tests and personalized skills reviews, students will learn good test taking strategies and brush up on the subjects covered in the assessments. Your child will take these good testing habits into the state test and beyond.
*Sylvan guarantees your child's math or reading skills will improve by one full grade level equivalent in 36 hours of instruction (3 hours a week over 12 weeks), or Sylvan will give you an additional 12 hours of instruction free. Based upon the results of the initial and follow up Sylvan Skills Assessment. Guarantee valid at participating Sylvans only. Call for complete details. Some restrictions apply.