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Main idea can be a tricky concept to teach, but these task cards make it so much easier. They are differentiated with 2 sets of cards (with main idea stated in topic sentence and main idea implied) and 2 answer sheet choices (multiple choice or open response) so that you can meet the needs of all your learners. High-interest passages written by a published children's author. Best selling main idea product on TpT!
The next in the serios of Seasonal Word Problems! Check out the great differentiated problems in this set for grades 3-5...each of the problems has an "extra" component for those fast math finishers. Comes with rubrics, answers, and problems in THREE different formats. Everything is ready to go to make your Valentine's Day more mathematical!
We all know how important it is to teach our students information literacy skills: how to access, analyze, evaluate and communicate information. If you're ready to teach the research process to your students, click here to read this blog post for all the tips and tricks! #teaching | stayingcoolinthelibrary.us
Learning about landforms-Lots of hands-on ideas and creative landforms activities to get students writing about landforms. Students write fictional narratives after building imaginary landform filled islands with salt dough. Ideal for kids in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and even 4th grade.
A complete properties of matter unit for 2nd grade science. Detailed lesson plans, teaching Power Point, student science journal activities and worksheets, plus 8 unique STEM science experiments for kids that your second grade students will love! #2ndgradescience #propertiesofmatter
February is one of the busiest months with all of the holidays – Groundhog Day, 100th Day, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day! Check out some of my favorite no and low prep resources to get your through the month. In this blog post, I will show you ideas for bulletin boards, writing, math, journals, and so much more...
This New Year Goal Setting Flap Book is a great activity to use during the first week back from holiday break to reflect on the previous year and set goals for the new year. It can be difficult to get students back into the routine of school after a long break and this new year craftivity is a great way to ease them into the New Year.
These 100th day activities for kids will give second and third grade teachers ideas for math, ELA, and writing on the 100th day of school. This post is perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders with the writing and self-portraits making a great January or February bulletin board too!
If you're not yet teaching with these gems you should! Kid President videos offer endless possibilities for teaching not only kindness and community building but figurative language, reading and writing dialogue, character traits, theme and central message, and more. Check out these teaching ideas and Kid President video activities ideal for any 2nd, 3rd or 4th grade classroom you can use with any Kid President video! #kidpresident #kidpresidentactivities #kidpresidentvideos
These 100th day activities for kids will give second and third grade teachers ideas for math, ELA, and writing on the 100th day of school. Perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders, the writing and self-portraits make a great January or February bulletin board.
The Best Read Alouds on YouTube. Have you ever listened to a read aloud on Youtube? Well, if you haven't you'll want to start now. Whether you need to save your voice or whether you just want the pleasure of leaning on a virtual “classroom assistant”, for a few minutes, we encourage you to give these YouTube read alouds a try. #classroom #books #teaching
Comparing favorite versions of The Gingerbread Man: Lots of good lesson ideas with anchor charts for getting kids to think while they read. Ideal for first and second graders while reading versions of The Gingerbread Man. This post has lots of gingerbread activities with free printable story elements charts. #gingerbreadman #readingactivities #1stgrade #2ndgrade
A month of engaging activities for December! Included in this blog are several rigorous science, social studies, math, reading, and writing activities to keep your students engaged with holiday themed days. There are also FREEBIES! #engagement #Christmas #rigorous
What would it BE like to be the Thanksgiving turkey? Let your students' imaginations run wild with this fun writing and art activity! This is the perfect activity for the days leading up to Thanksgiving break! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingactivities #thanksgivingturkeywriting #classroom #writingactivity