What Are a Few Fun 5th Grade Learning Games?


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Some fun learning games for fifth grade students include the Alphabet Back Game, where children organize themselves into pairs and take turns tracing a letter onto their partner's back for them to guess, and a memory game, in which students are challenged to remember as many items as possible from a PowerPoint slide. While such games are well suited for playing in the classroom, websites such as ABCya have a range of online educational games for students to play independently. Subjects covered by ABCya's learning games for fifth graders include letters, numbers, creativity and coordination skills.

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Among the games for learning about letters are the Crossword Puzzle Maker, Spanish Word BINGO, Spelling Bees Spelling Practice and a number of alphabet games. Games about numbers involve math skills such as multiplication and division, adding decimals, fractions, percentages, refraction and rounding numbers. Skills games from ABCya include coloring, drawing, quizzes on specialist vocabulary, animation and typing.

Some learning games for the classroom are suitable for all grades, with teachers or group leaders varying the difficulty according to each group. An example is the Get Out of Here game, where students are challenged to correctly answer three questions at the door of the classroom. If successful, they are allowed to leave early for recess or lunch.

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