Elementary Shenanigans

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Teaching for elementary teachers/homeschool/middle school intervention.

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Offering Choice in your Reading Response Activities | Top Teaching Tasks

Reading Response activities will likely form a major part of your reading programme, whether you are running guided reading groups, a daily 5 system,

3 Bulletin Board Ideas for Back to School — The Designer Teacher

These ideas will get your hallway bulletin board looking back-to-school night worthy in a snap! Each of these ideas would work for just about any subject or any grade K-8, plus they all include differentiated prep and writing options!

Meet the Teacher night - read how to SIMPLIFY the evening and gain valuable tips to ensure everything goes smoothly

Meet the Teacher 2017 - Teach. Run. Create.

Meet the Teacher night - read how to SIMPLIFY the evening and gain valuable tips to ensure everything goes smoothly

My Math Resources - Fraction Operations Poster

Your 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade math students will really benefit from this fractions operations poster! Having a constant reminder on the wall really helps!

In this post are links to free math word walls including word walls for prime factors, GEMDAS, integer operations, parallel lines cut by a transversal and surface area and volume of 3-D shapes. The math word walls in this post work especially well for teaching math vocabulary to students who struggle with language. The word walls are interactive and the pieces can be moved during each unit or can be displayed on a bulletin board all at once to be a reference throughout the school year.

Math Word Walls {with freebies!}

In this post are links to free math word walls including word walls for prime factors, GEMDAS, integer operations, parallel lines cut by a transversal and surface area and volume of 3-D shapes. The math word walls in this post work especially well for teaching math vocabulary to students who struggle with language. The word walls are interactive and the pieces can be moved during each unit or can be displayed on a bulletin board all at once to be a reference throughout the school year.

10 Engaging Ways to Create Timelines

Do your students have to create timelines to meet academic standards? I'm sharing 10 engaging types of timelines that make this activity FUN for students!

FREEBIE! Grab this free real world fraction project for 4th and 5th grade students. The projects cover adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. The 4th grade project is aligned to common core standards 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 4.NF.3, 4.NF.4, 4.NF.5, 4.NF.6 and 4.NF.7. The 5th grade project covers common core standards 5.NF.1, 5.NF.2, 5.NF.3, 5.NF.4, 5.NF.5, 5.NF.6 and 5.NF.7. There is a recipe to make your own play dough in class! #fourthgrade #fifthgrade
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FREE Fraction Project for 4th and 5th Grade

FREEBIE! Grab this free real world fraction project for 4th and 5th grade students. The projects cover adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions. The 4th grade project is aligned to common core standards 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 4.NF.3, 4.NF.4, 4.NF.5, 4.NF.6 and 4.NF.7. The 5th grade project covers common core standards 5.NF.1, 5.NF.2, 5.NF.3, 5.NF.4, 5.NF.5, 5.NF.6 and 5.NF.7. There is a recipe to make your own play dough in class! #fourthgrade #fifthgrade

Assigning a literary one-pager project is the perfect way to wrap up a novel study in the middle school ELA or high school English class. #secondaryELA #onepager #highschoolEnglish #novelstudy

Assigning a One-Pager as a Culminating Project

Assigning a literary one-pager project is the perfect way to wrap up a novel study in the middle school ELA or high school English class. #secondaryELA #onepager #highschoolEnglish #novelstudy

Where Ms. Green's Math Grows!: Multiplying Decimals with Models....Oh How I Love Sheet Protectors!

Multiplying Decimals with Models....Oh How I Love Sheet Protectors!

Where Ms. Green's Math Grows!: Multiplying Decimals with Models....Oh How I Love Sheet Protectors!

10 Ways To Teach Westward Expansion During Your Literacy Block - Around the Kampfire

10 Creative ways to embed social studies into your literacy block. Find fun westward expansion activities that address literacy standards with center ideas.

Back to School Bulletin Board Cactus Bulletin Board Growth Mindset Activity

Get your students setting goals for a new school year, quarter, or month AND creating a beautiful bulletin board with this kit-- includes both English and Spanish! Product includes a low-prep version as well as a craftivity version if your students are up for a little cutting and gluing. There ar...

Let's Talk Math! Implementing Math Talk in the Classroom

Math Talk discussions are an effective way for students to develop strong communication skills and deepen their understanding of mathematical content.

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I’m often asked how I create anchor charts and what materials are my favorite. So let’s talk anchor charts! Below, I’ve organized my thoughts and beliefs on using anchor charts in the classroom. This is my personal philosophy. It’s not the “right way” or the “better way.” It’s just my way. The first thing to … Continue reading Anchor Charts: Powerful Learning Tools

Multiplying Decimals Anchor Chart for 5th grade. Print as a big poster or glue mini versions in math notebooks!

Decimal Anchor Charts Bundle

Multiplying Decimals Anchor Chart for 5th grade. Print as a big poster or glue mini versions in math notebooks!