Distance Learning Daily Writing Journal for Students with Google
This distance learning resource will allow your students to write a daily journal for 25 days online using Google Drive. Each prompt is engaging and will not bore even your most challenging students. This is perfect for students in 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and middle school.
Does Minecraft Help Students Become Better Readers? - Wise Guys
Does Minecraft help students become better readers? Check out this blog post on how Minecraft books and magazines can help students in reading.
This is a comprehensive unit on how to implement Genius Hour into your 4th grade, 5th grade and middle school classroom. Genius Hour is a time set aside during the school day for students to research something they are passionate about. Genius Hour will engage your students like no other project. This passion project is great for students in grade three, grade four and grade five!
How to Start the Second Half of the School Year Strong
The holiday season always brings joy to both students and teachers. It is a time to rest, relax and enjoy time with family and friends. But it is also a time to look at the second half of the school year and how to start it off strong. We have some tips, tricks, strategies and resources that will get you energized to start the rest of the school year off on the right foot.
Ideas for Indoor Recess on Rainy or Cold Days - Wise Guys
Are you running out of ideas for indoor recess on cold or rainy days. You will want to check out these great ideas for your students!
Let the Children March by Clark-Robinson 22 Book Extension Activities NO PREP
If you're looking for a stellar book you can read to your library or classroom students about civil rights, Frank Morrison's emotive oil-on-canvas paintings bring this historical event to life, while Monica Clark-Robinson's moving and poetic words document this remarkable time. Definitely, a must-read!
6th Grade Math Boom Card Bundle - Digital Task Cards
These 6th grade math digital task cards task cards on the BOOM Learning website make learning fun and would be perfect for teaching ratios, fractions, word problems, integers, decimals, and test prep. These differentiated task cards are common core aligned and would be great for students for early finishers, small groups, morning work, classwork or homework. BOOM cards are interactive and self grading saving valuable time in the classroom.
Writing Workshop Escape Room Activity
Our Writing Workshop Escape Room is sure to be a hit with your upper elementary (4th grade, 5th grade) and middle school (6th grade, 7th grade) students! Students have six missions to accomplish to become Writing Wizards. This is a great review for back to school, after a long break or as a culminating activity at the end of the year. Students will learn about the writing process, figurative language, paragraph structure, topic sentences and more! #writingworkshop #writersworkshop
Paragraph Structure Activity
Help your elementary (3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade) students will the structure of paragraphs through this paragraph activity. Students will be actively engaged as they are to assemble paragraphs in order. They will be using task cards to complete the paragraph activity. #paragraphactivity #topicsentence
Time Capsule Summary: Informational Text and Main Idea Summary for Any Subject
Are you in need of a creative way for your students to find the main idea or summary of any assigned text or reading? This Time Capsule guide will help students summarize any historical, fictional, non-fictional, article or text book reading using illustration and writing. The summary template is very clear and on point for students to understand. You can use it for any subject matter or class! This is no-prep for the teacher, so you can keep being the awesome teacher that you are…
Effective Teaching Strategies to Combat Electronics
Electronics (cell phones, iPads, gaming systems) have taken over kids' attentions today. We have a blog post that will give you some effective teaching strategies to combat electronics in your classroom. This is perfect for upper elementary and middle school students (4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade). #noelectronics #devicefree
Create a Physical Map Activity
Your 5th grade and middle school students will love this create a physical map activity. Students will construct a physical map using latitude, longitude, a compass rose, scale, a key, and symbols. This is a great geography activity for them to learn about physical maps. #physicalmap #geographyactivity
Word Work Activity Cards
Here are some word work activity cards that would be great for writer's workshop, Daily 5 rotations, or ELA stations in your classroom! Included are over 20 word work activities to use in your 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade classroom. #wordwork
Identifying Topic Sentences Activity
Here is a great activity to help your upper elementary (4th grade, 5th grade) and middle school students to identify topic sentences. There are task cards included that will help students write a topic sentence using informational text. #topicsentence #mainidea
Revolutionary War Escape Room Activity
Get your upper elementary, middle school, or high school students engaged with this Revolutionary War Escape Room activity! Students will be actively involved in this Revolutionary War project where they will have to solve clues to unlock the mystery. This unit is perfect for students in 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade and up! #revolutionarywar #escaperoom
Declaration of Independence Escape Room Activity
Here is an amazing Declaration of Independence Escape Room Activity that is perfect for your middle school and high school students! This digital escape room will engage your students as they work together to discover some of the main events that led up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.