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Are you looking for ideas for your third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, or even sixth grade classroom. You will find ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Classroom Management, and Classroom Decor ideas here!

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Are you teaching westward expansion in grade, grade or grade? This STEM activity will allow you to connect history and mapping ideas with area and perimeter! Add this to your unit about life on the prairie or land expansion in the United S Elementary Science, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Math Classroom, Math Math, Guided Math, Classroom Resources, Classroom Ideas, Science Lessons

Westward Expansion STEM: Create a Homestead using Area and Perimeter

This STEM project explores how settlers to the western regions of the U.S. would build their homestead using area and perimeter! You provide materials for students to design and build their own homestead in a 1/2 hour time limit. This STEM's goal is to explore area and perimeter measurement within...

How to Use Project Based Learning to Put on a Parade! Middle School Classroom, Classroom Setting, Math Classroom, Classroom Decor, Classroom Resources, Real Teacher, Teacher Blogs, Elementary Teacher, Elementary Schools

Project Based Learning at It's Best

This blog post will guide you through using Project Based Learning to hold a school parade of floats. It shows samples of projects and provides ideas for implementation of the parade.

Are you wondering what you should know about Book Clubs while you are teaching? Looking carefully at your class can help you discover just what you should be watching for! Improve Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Tips, Guided Reading, Book Clubs, Book Club Books, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Hacks

Book Clubs for Kids: 5 Things You Should Look For During Book Clubs

Are you wondering what you should know about Book Clubs while you are teaching? Looking carefully at your class can help you discover just what you should be watching for!

This Star STEM is the perfect way for grade, grade, grade, and grade students to explore the difficult concept of distance in the night sky. This astronomy activity has students create models that explore 4 types of stars and then test th Star Science, Primary Science, Easy Science, Elementary Science, Teaching Science, Upper Elementary, Space Activities For Kids, Moon Activities, Science Activities

Stars STEM: Types of Stars

This STEM project explores how STARS can appear different in the night sky based on how far they are from the Earth! You provide materials for students to design and try their own stars in a 1/2 hour time limit. This STEM's goal is to explore properties of stars, their brilliance, and how this is ...

Teachers, face-to-face teaching with masks is here for Back to School. Are you wondering how you will do it?  In this blog post you can grab some good tips and ideas for teaching using face masks in the classroom.  PLUS, you can grab a free mask experiment to show students the importance of wearing PPE your class.  Needing to build mask stamina?  There are ideas for that too!  The information is great for elementary students in all grade levels!  #elementary school #elementary classroom Teaching Procedures, Student Teaching, Teaching Tips, Learning Resources, Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School, Back To School, School Stuff, 3rd Grade Classroom

Teaching Ideas And Tips | The Best Days with Julie Santello

The Best Days are just ahead in your classroom. Grab teaching ideas and tips to turn your elementary classroom into a place where students are engaged in Project Based Learning, Student Led-Learning, Book Clubs, and more all found in my shop on Teachers Pay Teachers! Thanks for visiting! Julie :)

Multiplication Mall to Prove Multiplication Strategies Success! Problem Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Multiplication Strategies, Third Grade Math, Fourth Grade, Math Graphic Organizers, Math Workshop, Workshop Ideas

Project Based Learning: Multiplication Mall

This blog posts looks at how students can prove multiplication strategies through Project Based Learning! Students can use their creativity and their new knowledge to develop a Multiplication Mall Store based on any theme they can imagine! And, there's a language arts tie in too! Read all about it!

Are you in need of some great activities for The Lemonade War? You have found them in this BUNDLE! Get the tests you need to assess each chapter! Have some fun figuring out Scott and Evan's math! At the end of your study, work in teams to discover the Elementary Teacher, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Common Core Activities, Grammar Activities, Book Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Fifth Grade

The Lemonade War BUNDLE!

This bundle contains all of my great Lemonade War products including The Lemonade War Chapter Tests, Chapter Tests with Vocabulary, Character Traits that Lead to Theme, and Scott and Evan's Word Problems. All of these will make you study great! These products are:• Chapter Tests are for chapters ...

Are you teaching westward expansion in grade, grade or grade? This STEM activity will allow you to connect history and mapping ideas with area and perimeter! Add this to your unit about life on the prairie or land expansion in the United S Elementary Science, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Math Classroom, Math Math, Guided Math, Classroom Resources, Classroom Ideas, Science Lessons

Westward Expansion STEM: Create a Homestead using Area and Perimeter

This STEM project explores how settlers to the western regions of the U.S. would build their homestead using area and perimeter! You provide materials for students to design and build their own homestead in a 1/2 hour time limit. This STEM's goal is to explore area and perimeter measurement within...

Why Contraction Surgery Succeeds! Teaching Grammar, Grammar Lessons, Grammar Games, Teaching Reading, Real Teacher, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Stuff, 1st Grade Activities, Spelling Activities

Hands-On Learning with Contraction Surgery

A blog post sharing information about why Contraction Surgery is a success in classrooms! Hands-on information is shared. #ContractionSurgery

Why Contraction Surgery Succeeds! Real Teacher, Teacher Blogs, Middle School Classroom, Primary Classroom, First Grade, Second Grade, Higher Order Thinking, Elementary Schools, Upper Elementary

Contraction Surgery Is MORE Than You Think!

A blog post sharing information about why Contraction Surgery is a success in classrooms! Hands-on information is shared. #ContractionSurgery

Are you looking for a great project to assess student mastery of area and perimeter using the formulas and still having fun? This project will do just that! Students plan, calculate, create and present a park of their choice to prove their mastery! Math Stations, Math Centers, Area And Perimeter, Math Measurement, Math Groups, Math Projects, Elementary Math, Upper Elementary, Project Based Learning

Area and Perimeter Project: Build a Park Project Based Learning

Are you needing to check your student's mastery of area and perimeter? Students will, plan, calculate, and create a park of their choice while you facilitate the process! (6 to choose from!) Then, students will present their park to the group of "investors" in the classroom! Student-led learning at...

Are you looking for a way to help your students make connections from the author, to characters, and to themselves? This Book Club packet can be used to guide students through a study or used as a whole class with any fictio Elementary Teacher, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Grammar Activities, Teaching Writing, Teaching Materials, Fifth Grade

Author's Point of View Book Club Pages

Author's Point of View proves to be a very difficult Standard to teach. Students struggle with the depth of complexity with this standard because it involves the higher order thinking of transferring the author's ideas to the characters in the text and, then, have students try to understand this co...

Are you ready to Celebrate! Join the celebration of exploring Fearless Learners: A Student-Led Learning Book Study! This chapter focus will get your mindset ready to grow, interact more with students, and celebrate their student-centered learning! Real Teacher, Teacher Blogs, Teacher Hacks, Elementary Teacher, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Student Centered Learning, School Classroom, Classroom Design

Student-Led Learning: Celebrate Good Times, Come On!!

The Best Days where creativity and innovation meet to make your classroom THE BEST!

Are you interested in finding out more about how to design and facilitate seating in a Student-Led Classroom? Check out this blog post and learn about what Open Seating is and how it can help build reflection in students as well! Read it now over at The Classroom Design, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Google Classroom, Class Management, Behavior Management, Math Classroom, Teacher Blogs

Student-Led Learning: Classroom Design and Open Seating

The Best Days where creativity and innovation meet to make your classroom THE BEST!

Are you looking for a TWEETABLE school style for your elementary classroom?  Your students will love learning in a classroom that is Bird Themed!  This Watercolor Bird Themed decor will make your activities and bulletin boards looks beautiful!  This back Classroom Word Wall, Owl Classroom, Classroom Decor Themes, School Classroom, School Fun, Classroom Organization, School Ideas, First Day Of School Activities, School Resources

Bird Theme Classroom Decor BUNDLE: Watercolor Bird Themed

Decorate your classroom with a beautiful Watercolor Bird Themed BUNDLE! This BUNDLE will contain everything you need for your Bird Themed classroom. Beautiful and soothing, you and your students will love it! Check out this theme with this FREEBIE! Included in this Bundle:Table Signs• Table 1:...

Are you exploring stars in your third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, or sixth grade classroom? This STEM does exactly that! Students create models of Stars in this astronomy based lesson plan! The activities are fun for students but meets the NGSS Third Grade Science, Elementary Science, Elementary Schools, Upper Elementary, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Science Education, Space Activities

Stars STEM: Types of Stars

This STEM project explores how STARS can appear different in the night sky based on how far they are from the Earth! You provide materials for students to design and try their own stars in a 1/2 hour time limit. This STEM's goal is to explore properties of stars, their brilliance, and how this is ...