Words Every Fifth Grader Needs to Know! is a resource designed to enhance a student's understanding of vocabulary in essential content areas. Each activity gives students extra practice with academic vocabulary, which are the subject-specific words that often challenge learners. Though students rarely encounter these words in everyday use, knowing them is essential to students' ability to learn new subject concepts. --The 180 words in Words Every Fifth Grader Needs to Know! have been carefully selected to match national education standards in the curriculum areas of math, science and health, technology, language arts, history, geography, civics and economics, and the arts. The activities feature vocabulary words in a variety of contexts so that students can make their own thoughtful connections about them. This book also includes a reproducible student dictionary, vocabulary game ideas and reproducible templates, and word cardstools that will make learning academic vocabulary words both effective and fun! --Each book features: -- *180 subject-specific vocabulary words *Standards-based activities *Vocabulary games and templates *A student dictionary *Word cards"