August Activities for Elementary Students (Grades 1-5) in 2024

If you’re looking for August activities for your elementary students, then you’ve found the right place! This post will share some of the best resources for teaching and celebrating some popular holidays and events in August. Learn all about the activities for this month below!

August Literacy Activities

Below are some reading and writing resources that are perfect for the month of August.

August Reading Resources

There are tons of great read alouds for the month of August. We offer book companion resources that are part of our Starts With a Story collection that pair perfectly with these children’s books. Each of these resources include reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, SEL lesson ideas, printable and digital students activities, and much more. Check out the list of read alouds below!

August Writing Resources

Learn about the writing resources for August below.

Summer writing assessment
writing assessments

Writing Assessments

At the beginning of the school year, you’ll want to capture a snapshot of your students’ current writing abilities. This will help you measure each student’s growth throughout the school year. It’s great for sharing with families at conferences. This fall writing resource is available by itself or as part of a year long bundle. Learn more about it below!

August Math Activities

Below are some math activities that are perfect for this month.

August Math Word Problems

These August word problems are each part of larger year-long collections. Learn more about your grade level by selecting it below.

1st Grade August Math Word Problems2nd Grade August Math Word Problems
3rd Grade August Math Word Problems4th Grade August Math Word Problems5th Grade August Math Word Problems

August Spiral Review Worksheets

Spiral review is the idea that, after introducing and teaching a foundational concept or skill, students continue to practice it regularly throughout the school year in order to maintain what they have learned. It is also known as the spiral learning method, spiral approach or spiral instruction. It is an integral part of every 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classroom.

Check out these August-themed spiral review worksheets that are part of larger resources. Select your grade level below!

first grade math spiral review activities2nd Grade August Math Spiral Review Activities
3rd Grade August Math Spiral Review Activities4th Grade August Math Spiral Review Activities5th Grade August Math Spiral Review Activities

We hope you found these August activities for elementary students helpful!

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