Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Curriculum Package

McRuffy Press



The Fifth Grade Language and Grammar Curriculum Package includes:

  • Teacher's Manual
  • Workbook
  • Reading Book
  • 2 Book Units (Books and Book Unit Packet)

Curriculum Package ISBN: 9781592694037

Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Standards Correlation

The Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Teacher's Manual guides your teaching for the course. It provides an overview of lessons, writing assignments, some direct instruction to the student, tips for extending lessons, and answers for the workbooks. Lessons coordinate with other parts of our fifth-grade curriculum, such as activities featuring themes developed from the Spelling and Vocabulary lists.

Find free optional materials and other resources on the McRuffy 5th Grade Language Arts Resouce page

Teacher's Manual ISBN 9781592694044


The Fifth Grade Reading and Writing Workbook provides a variety of reading and writing activities. The workbook coordinates with the reading book to fulfill fifth-grade reading and writing standards. 

The book includes a reference section for writing opinions, informative/explanatory texts, and narratives following writing standards.

The workbook is available with perfect-bound or coil-bound options.

Workbook ISBN 9781592694051

      Come along on a reading journey as readers solve mysteries with the Maplewood Trio, travel to India for the story about a boy and tigers, deal with orphaned raccoons, a camel who is bananas for bananas, and more fictional stories. Learn about nature, historical figures, strange foods, science topics, and more non-fiction topics.

      The Fifth Grade Reading Book features both fiction stories and non-fiction articles to support standards for reading literature and informational texts. Fiction stories stop at Lesson 70 and book units begin. Non-fiction articles continue through Lesson 160.

      The reading material integrates with the workbook and writing assignments. 

      Reading Book ISBN 9781592694068

      Book Unit Samples

      Book Units: The curriculum includes two literature-based book units. The units include a copy of each paperback book plus a packet of materials for each book detailing weekly reading assignments, writing assignments, student worksheets, bonus activities, and other related assignments.

      American Tall Tales by Adrien Stoutenburg

      Seven tall tale characters are explored with a new character each week. Students will read about Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Mararac. Along with reading, students will complete a variety of activities with both teaching and student materials included to form a reading and writing standards-aligned book unit.

      American Tall Tales Book Unit Packet ISBN 9781592694075

      Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

      A young girl, the last inhabitant of an island far off the coast of California tells her story of survival as she awaits for a ship to return for her.  The classic Newberry Award book by Scott O'Dell is supported by ten weekly units that incorporate reading and writing standards for fifth-graders with teacher and student materials.

      Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Unit Packet ISBN 9781592694082