Have your students read ‘The Cay’ by Theodore Taylor? All the word problems in Island Math are based on this popular children’s novel. Students who have read the book will enjoy solving these problems, and students who haven’t can solve them just as easily. 5th graders practice conversion of measuring units and calculating perimeter in this printable worksheet.
The Cay: Complete Novel Study Guide for grades 4-6. This study guide is divided into six sections, each covering 3 chapters (the last section covers 4 chapters). Each section contains meaningful, thought-provoking comprehension/discussion questions, vocabulary study exercises, and 3-4 additional exercises which extend the study of the content unique to the chapters in that section.