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STUDENTLINK GRADE FIVE LESSON ACTIVITIES

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5 Social
Studies
Sarah Macdonald has created this activity on the Maya for her Early Civilizations Study.
5 Science Sarah MacDonald has sent along an activity on Cloud Study.
5 Science Here's the first of several on the Human Body: Skeletal System.
5 Science Here's the first of several on the Human Body: Circulatory System.
5 Catholic
Links
Teacher Greg Mitchell presents this review of the Sacraments.
5 Science Sarah Macdonald's activity on Lightning is part of the grade 5 "Weather" strand.
5/6 Social
Studies
Here is an activity sheet for grades five to eight on Prime Ministers of Canada with a focus on Pierre Elliot Trudeau.
5 Social
Studies
Teacher Greg Mitchell has contributed three excellent Ancient Civilizations worksheets. Topic 1: The Anasazi.
5 Social
Studies
Teacher Greg Mitchell has contributed three excellent Ancient Civilizations worksheets. Topic 2: Mesopotamia.
5 Social
Studies
Teacher Greg Mitchell has contributed three excellent Ancient Civilizations worksheets. Topic 3: the Maya.
5 Social
Studies
A research exercise on Canadian Athletes.
5 Catholic Links Here's and exercise on the study of the Rosary.
5 Science An activity on bridges and the forces that affect them.
5 Social Studies An overview on the Symbols of Canada.
5 Language Arts Here's an activity that will help students write a book review.
5 Health One of the oldest and yuckiest sites on the web. Too much information!
5 Religion Lives of the Saints Worksheet,,,,,by Tina Consoli.
5 Canadiana A national treasure: the Parliamentary Library.
5 Social
Studies
As part of the Grade Five Ancient Civilizations study here is an excellent worksheet on Mesopotamia.
5 Info Tech. Learn about Microsoft founder and philanthropist, Bill Gates.
5 Music This activity helps students learn about various composers.
5 Social Studies Teacher N. Edgar has created this excellent worksheet on ancient Egypt.
5 Media
Literacy
DSBN teacher Natalie Edgar created this activity on Ad busting. Thanks.
5 Science Here's a two pager by teacher E. Girard on "States of Matter". Thanks, Emily!
5 Social Studies Students review some of the elements of Canadian government with a closer focus on Ontario.
5 Social Studies Students examine life in Ancient Greece.
5 Environment An exercise in Global Citizenship from the StudentLink team.
5 Science Marla Zupan has created this Clouds exercise for Grade 5.
5 Arts An exercise on Music Theory. Thank you Emily Girard.
5 Literacy Students investigate on-line versions of popular newspapers.
5 Literacy Good things growwww in Ontario. A plethora of Fruits and Vegetables.
5 Mathematics An introductory lesson in Transformational Geometry for Grade Fives
5 Literacy What would you do if you were lost in a forest? Lessons in survival.
5 Literacy The history of pencils and the famous folks who used them.
5 Health & P.E. A review of the Muscular System.
5 Health & P.E. A review of the Respiratory System.
5 Computing Teacher Sarah Vance has contributed this excellent spreadsheet lesson. Thanks Sarah!
5 Computing The extension to the lesson directly above.
5 Literacy/SS All about Toronto.
5 Environment Ideas to help the community.
5 Literacy/SS Reading/Writing practice about Banff, Alberta.
5 Literacy/SS Learn about Ancient Civilizations.
5 Environment Activities for in-school recycling.
5 Media Literacy All about the Brain Booster web site.
5 Arts An introduction to Pointillism.
5 Literacy Information about our Prime Ministers, specifically, Sir John A. Macdonald.
5 Literacy Read about the Junior Scholastic web site.
5 Science How do you compare to other Inventive Kids?
5 Canadiana Do you know your Prime Ministers?
5 Themes & Features Canadian Athletes and Celebrities
5 Arts (Science) Learn about how humans and animals interpret colour.
5 Themes & Features Learn about what happens in Quebec kitchens.
5 Arts Travel to the Far East to learn about Kabuki.
5 Arts Travel backstage to see how experts apply theatrical make-up.
5 Something Different A website about the original writing instrument, the pencil.
5 Arts The Theatre is full of superstitions. Learn all the strange rituals of Theater Lore.

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