Fifth Grade Literacy

Reader's Workshop
In Readers’ Workshop, students continue to meet in teacher-directed Guided Reading groups and student-led Book Clubs. Examples of texts include:

  • Watsons Go to Birmingham
  • Wringer
  • Holes
  • Karen Hesse (all)
  • Bridge to Terrabithia
  • Number the Stars
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • Bud, not Buddy
  • Joey Pigza (series)
  • Not Far from the Bamboo Grove

Writer's Workshop
In Writers’ Workshop, students produce a wide range of products, including memoirs, science feature articles, historical fiction journals, historical research reports, persuasive essays, biographies, and debates.