5th Grade Skill Builders 

Fun for all areas of learning

5th grade Skill Builders-Interactive Sites

updated 10/2011

This web page consists of skills that do not necessary fall into any one standard.   You may find the same web page on different grade levels.  I will update with more websites as often as I can.
Math This website will allow the teacher and student to explore many different areas of learning.

Teaching resources area where you can access a range of teaching and learning materials. By selecting a Key Stage (age range) and then a subject you will be able to browse through the available resources and select those that are of interest.

Try out this award-winning collection of math games.  You must view this entire website to fully engage your students. (Games-Videos-Word Problems-Much more).

Interactive lessons between Classrooms and or Schools.  You will discover (Spelling-Patterns-Geography-Money) this is a must see site for the 21 Century teacher.  4 Star

This website covers quite a few examples for Math and also Language arts.
4 Star

Math Activities by Quarters.




  1. Partial Quotient Division   Video 1 on the Partial Quotient Division.
  2. Partial Quotient Division Video 2
  3. ABCya Where Education meets Technology.  Super site covering may areas of learning.  4 Star
  4. General Math - Web Page with Examples
  5. Different levels of Math These sites allow you to cover many different topics
    1. Math - K
    2. Math - 1
    3. Math - 2
    4. Math - 3
    5. Math - 4
    6. Math - 5
  6. Many Math Areas You will discover quite a few examples for your interactive board.  4 Star
  7. Math Builder  - by state standards
  8. Hooda Math   -  You will discover that this site has quite a bit to offer ( Games - Cartoons - Tutorials - Movies  - Worksheets)   4 star

  1. Solving for Angles    Very good examples are given in this website. Super for LCD projectors
  2. Solving for shapes  Nets.   Very good examples are give super to LCD projectors
  3. Twizzle  A game using logic and geometry.  
  4. Video and examples of angles  Teaching angles.
  5. Academic skill Builders  (Math - Language Arts -  Geography)
  6. Websites 3 - 6  Student  Interactive sites
  7. Professor Garfield's web portal.  Great website that covers it all.  Lots of fun and educational.  4 star
  8. I know that     This is a great site for math  4 Star
  9. ThinkFinity   This site will show students many different levels and areas of learning. 4 star
  10. Sudoku  This a website on line that will allow you to work the puzzle on the computer.  4 Star
  11. Place Value Pirates - Find the buried treasure of Sir Francis Place Value by using their place value skills to destroy his horrid band of place value pirates
  12. Patterns for Solid Figures - Complete to make a cube figure
  13. Hidden Pictures    Click on this site to allow your students to find many hidden and different pictures.  You may also printout a hard copy.  This is quite fun!  4 Star
  14. Houghton Mifflin Fourth Grade Review - Test Prep Practice categorized by Chapters in their textbook
  15. Brain Teasers - critical thinking skills
  16. SOL Resources
  17. Crack the Code - Find the missing number in a series
  18. Word Problems for Kids - Pick your grade level and start solving problems!
  19. Room 108  This website is loaded with over 400 outstanding games for learning.  The teacher should first go to this site prior to student to know best where ever thing is.  This site covers Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts.  So I placed it here.
  20. Sudoku  Power Point  Down load this power point to allow your students to play the game.
  21. Critical thinking word problems   Nice site that will allow you to work on problems.
  22. Math Mayhem  This is an exciting game where you compete against other people on line.  Choose (Addition, Subtraction, Multiply or Division) Super website.  4 Star
  23. Spacey Math  A fast paced arcade-style math game designed to make the drill of practicing math facts more fun. It is divided into addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with each section being multi-level.  4 Star
  24. Monk  TV series game  This site allows students to practice using the muse and work the computer.
  25. Math and Grammar Jingles   Many different songs for Math and Grammar

    Chess compete against the computer at many different levels  4 Star

  26. Geometry tool box.   This tool box will allow you to explore using a compass and ruler.   It has many outstanding qualities that may be used for teaching students.  If you have an LCD projector this website is for you.  4 Star
  27. Train Builder (Truly a fun way to play with trains)  Brings out the little boy in us.   I am sure every boy from 6 to 55 will love this site.   5 Star
  28. 3 D shapes to printout  Great site
  29. Tessellations  Create on line
Social Studies

All sites are a must


  1. American Rhetoric  America's top 100 speeches.  Very good site
  2. Maps and live videos of Earth.    This webpage will be updated as required to allow your students to view the world as we know it today.  You will be pleasantly surprised at how informative and accurate this web page is.
  3. Believe in me   Career site for kids ( Use this to work with students to determine what they want to be when they grow up. )
  4. Games for Students      This site is a must to view.  Has quite a bit to offer teachers and students.
  5. Social Studies for Kids   This is another site that will offer you a lot. 
  6. On line teaching    OH MY here is another outstanding website that will allow you to learn and at the same time have fun doing it.
  7. GeoNet Game  A challenging geography game for children in grades 4 and above. ... Houghton Mifflin Social Studies. Geo Net. You must have JavaScript
  8. Social Studies   Here is another super site, with Labels, clues, maps and more for you to learn and enjoy.
  9. TeacherVision   This is another great site that will turn you on to some different ways of learning.
    1. This is an unbelievable website.  You may login as a visitor and explore many ideas and features.  This is truly a
      5 star site  you must view to appreciate. 
         a.  Click on Enter
         b.  Click Just want to visit
         c.  Click come in and look around visit

    2. The following videos are exceptional, and will present the Pledge of Allegiance in detail and the American Flag.  The videos may require that you download them ahead of time for best viewing depending on your computer system.  

      If you wish to download place the mouse over the video and right click the mouse and then (Save Target As).   We wish to thank the United States Marine Corps, Annapolis Naval Academy, Eric Montgomery and Bobby Doyle for making these videos possible.  The first video is in memory of Eric's brother Brian Montgomery United States Marine Corps, who was killed in action while serving in Iraq.

      1.   Video Pledge of Allegiance Each line is explained in this
                video.  The video is presented by U.S. Marine Lance Corporal  Eric  Montgomery (wmv)

      This next video explains the Symbol for the United States the American Flag.   The video is presented by Lt. Robert Doyle United States Marine Corps.  

      2.     Video  The American Flag  presented by Lt. Robert Doyle United States Marine Corps.  

    3. The Children's museum - Fun site with many different educational activities for kids.
    4. Meet Me at the Corner  MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to meet fascinating people from all over the world.   4  Star
    5. Building a City    You can design any city you like from different ages.
  1. Invention at Play   This site will allow you and the student to use your imagination. 
  2. Wonderville - 3D  This is a great site.  Very engaged learning Note: This site has heavy technology prerequisites. 4 Star
  3. Fact Monster   This website is updated everyday and it is interactive in many areas of learning.
  4. Scientific Website many excellent links.
  5. Wooster Science center  You will find many different areas of science on this website.
  6. Health and Fitness  This site will allow you to find many wonderful concepts in health.  A must for all students and teachers.  Huge Paradigm shift here.
  7. Save the Earth  Discover many different habitat areas of the world. 
  8. The wonder of Earth   Discover many interesting places on Earth. 
Language Arts  
Each link below has many examples listed for each area of study
Analogies Synonyms
Antonyms Homophones
Vocabulary Reading Comp
Language Arts Spelling


  1. Fun Brain     This website consists of a serious of games that students may play at all levels.
  2. Stated Information - Online story about elephants and quiz
  3. Stated Information - Online story about dolphins and quiz
  4. Spelling Words.  This is a fun site that will allow the student to learn how to spell and check the spelling very well done.
  5. Treasurer of Literature  Another great site to learn new words and places.
  6. Spelling Time    This is a great site to allow your students to take on a whole new meaning of learning how to spell.
  7. Spiderman in Amazing Adventures an activity book for children K-5. Part of the READ*WRITE*NOW! campaign.
  8. Comic Strip Builder Student Interactive    You will be able to create your own comic strip using this website.   You may take this lesson to many different levels depending on what you are learning.
  9. Don't use said A great teaching resource for looking at alternatives to the word 'said' in written work.


  1. Harcourt school publishers    You will discover art illustrations and learning by using a form or Art from paintings to architecture and beyond.  This site is broken down by grades.
  2. ArtPad is a fun flash-based art activity that students may use to create imaginative art and add a frame to display it in a gallery.

  3. NGA Kids    Adventures with art and activities for kids.

  4. Shidonni   This is a software program that would be beneficial if the teacher or class would log in and create an animal (Pet)  and background.  It comes alive and you can play with what you drew. It is free but you need to create an account.  Try it you may find it has many uses.
  5. Create your own Cartoon    This program will allow you to create a story on the computer  You may printout what ever you create.
  6. Still Life Composer   NGA Kids Still Life Composer helps you to create pictures that are similar to the paintings of famous painters. Experiment with different effects, mixing everyday objects with items borrowed from famous works of art. You can print out your composition.