As our children get older, free curriculum helps seem to be harder to come by. I am always looking for free resources to help supplement what we are learning in our homeschool. I like searching for supplements because they help make my jobs as a busy mom easier.
Sometimes we can get stuck in a bit of a rut, when school gets a little bit harder as our children age up. The fun, hands-on activities seem to get boring, and less exciting. Grammar is one of those subjects that just starts to look way too much like textbooks and workbooks as they get older. I like to mix up what we are learning with some free printables. These are fun to pull out when our homeschool seems to be in a funk.
They also work great if your children are “stuck”. There is nothing wrong with shelving something for a little bit, while you search for a different way to learn. Sometimes free printables help give a whole new perspective, and can breathe new life into a dry subject. If you have a child that is out of the early grammar stage, and into upper elementary, you should find these free grammar printables helpful!
FREE Grammar Printables for Upper Elementary Children:
Education.com has lots of Grammar Worksheets for 5th grade:
We have created some really great, high quality, grammar printables for you, and they are all FREE!
Pick the Punctuation Board Game – this board game will help your students with their punctiation. This game will help them find a missing period, comma, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, or quotation mark.
FREE Language Arts Printable Pack – This free language arts printable pack is full of cheat sheets for homeschoolers, graphic organizers for language arts and other homeschool helps.
FREE DIY Book Report Kit – Use this FREE DIY Book Report Kit with your elementary students and build good reading habits while teaching them the basics of book reports.
FREE Dictionary Skills Printable Pack – You kids will have a blast making up new words as well as discovering facts about their dictionary. Included is a reproducible sheet to use to look up vocabulary words.
FREE Vocabulary Worksheets to use with Any List – Included in this FREEBIE: vocabulary definition lists, sentences building, graphic organizers, word maps, & more!
Grammar Terminology Copywork Notebook – this notebook will help your children learn 20 different grammar terms through copywork.
Here are some workbooks and books to help with grammar that we recommend:
Painless Grammar (Barron’s Painless)Sentence Diagramming Level 1 – Breakdown and Learn the Underlying Structure of Sentences (Grades 5-12+)The Best Grammar Workbook Ever: Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage for Ages 10 Through 110Success With Grammar, Grade 5
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for over 16 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!
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