This unit was made to go Patricia Polacco's book The Junkyard Wonders. Included are 18 pages of activities to challenges your students to think more deeply about the story. The unit was created with the 4th and 5th grade Common Core Standards in mind. Topics explored are theme, setting, character
This is a winning grant proposal to purchase LEGO Mindstorm Invention System robotics kits to use for science, physics, technology and engineering activities. A state electrical cooperation awarded $1500.00 for this grant in 2002. This proposal is customizable and can be adjusted to compensate for th
This 18-page packet of fun, engaging, and hassle-free activities is the perfect way to introduce, supplement, and assess your study of Memorial Day with your students.
Reading Comprehension (and questions)
K-W-L Charts (3)
ABC Order (and answer key)
Parts of Speech Sor
Sweet poem to your students as you wrap up the year! Send them off with a bag of items that hold a lot of meaning :)
- Includes a message from you to put on the outside of a goodie bag (and an area for you to sign)
- Includes a poem explaining the items in the goodie bag and their meaning
This grant proposal, written in early 2012, allowed the special education department in my middle school to obtain 40 iPads and peripherals (Apple TV and projectors, etc). Because I teach a multi-subject program, it covers all academic areas, including math, language arts, and social skills. The prop
Project-based learning activity is entitled "Make a Difference" because it challenges students to select an issue in their school, community, nation, or world that concerns them. They research this issue and write a report explaining statistics and logical information to support the need for their p
Libraries…Not just for Language Arts
Primary Grant Focus:
Language Arts & Mathematics
Grade Levels Targeted:
Pre-K Kindergarten 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
I was awarded this grant in 2010 and my stud
Use this successful grant to enhance your grant proposal and make yours successful too! This grant was written to purchase school iPads and was approved twice! Just tweak it to match your goal's proposal, the student body, and the things that make your building unique!
This product is fully edit
You will receive a collection of handouts, foldables, task card, and rubric templates. There is a mix of traditional handouts which can be used to throw in questions or information as well as handouts for stations, dry-erase markers, and a booklet template.
You will need to download some fonts (all
This is a completed grant in which you can edit, copy, or paste information in order for you to get a SMARTboard in your classroom! The grant highlights the many positive aspects of this great technology, and explains why it should be implemented in your classroom!
(Please note, the attached budg
Here you will find a copy of a grant that was written for the purchase of two Kindles for the classroom. The Kindles are used during literacy stations and are loaded with different leveled eBooks. The Kindle has the feature of making libraries for the different levels allowing for differentiated in
Grant Proposal: Grant Proposal for Ar-kid-tecture using STEM activities.
Would you love to write a grant for your elementary classroom but just can’t seem to get started? This winning proposal may be just what you need to jumpstart your ability to plan, write, and carry-out an innovative teaching
Grant Proposal: Grant Proposal for a School Wide Election Event -
Would you love to write a grant for your elementary classroom but just can’t seem to get started? This winning proposal may be just what you need to jump-start your ability to plan, write, and carry-out an innovative teaching grant.
This is a $495 grant I won to build on to my elementary library Makerspace. The focus is on science concepts so it goes perfect with STEAM. You'll find
Page 1: Tips and Resources
Page 2: Photos of my Makerspace
Pages 3-6: Grant
My 4-6 grade students have access to the Makerspace during their library
“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” ~Confucius
Remember how excited you were when you learned to ride a bike or drive a car? We know that students learn best when they are directly involved in the learning. For this reason, we would like to transform our school into a
My favorite winning grant proposal EVER:
No “Obstacle” to Learning in this Course
Amount of Grant: $2,633
Ordered from Sam's Club: http://www.samsclub.com/sams/backyard-obstacle-challenge-bounce-house/182163.ip
Primary Grant Focus:
I have had over 50 funded grants. This three paragraph succinct letter to a politician is funding the school library with more desktops, a Smartboard and other technology. Components of the proposal include statistical information in a structured and formatted manner.
Purchase of this proposal will
Grant Proposal: Grant Proposal on Team Building
Would you love to write a grant proposal but just can’t seem to get started? This winning proposal may be just what you need to jumpstart your students’ ability to work together in problem solving challenges. Building strong peer relationships is vi
This is a winning grant proposal to purchase a water rocket launcher and air compressor to use for science, physics, technology and engineering activities. A state electrical cooperation awarded $1000.00 for this grant in 2001. This proposal is customizable and can be adjusted to compensate for the v
Grant Proposal: Grant Proposal on Solar Energy and Laws of Motion -
Would you love to write a grant proposal but just can’t seem to get started? This winning proposal may be just what you need to jumpstart your students’ ability to work together in problem solving challenges. This grant, origina
In this lesson students will be introduced to the ELA strategy of perspective. Students will be taught this through, as well as how perspective differs from point of view, through a teacher model and independent practice. Students will also apply this ELA strategy to fictional texts that also contain
How do you get iPads to be available to each student in your classroom? The answer is basic: you write a grant.
Every successful grant application begins with a project, then a plan and with getting permission. They are the three P’s to getting grants.
I hope you enjoy my short EBook on Tips for Wr
This listing is for the foldable ONLY!
Students can use this foldable to learn the vocabulary needed to generate equivalent expressions using the properties of operations: inverse, identity, commutative, associative, and distributive
If you are looking for or need a PPT, flipchart or
Grant Proposal: Grant Proposal on Crime Stoppers Investigations-
Would you love to write a grant for your elementary classroom but just can’t seem to get started? This winning proposal may be just what you need to jumpstart your ability to plan, write, and carry-out an innovative teaching grant.
7th Grade Life Science "I Can" Student Checklists Florida Standards
These are student checklists that cover the life science and 7th grade nature of science Florida NGSSS science standards.
These files were created so that students could take ownership of their own learning and tra
"Vote for Books" is based on a unit I did with the books that were nominated for the Volunteer State Book Award contest here in Tennessee. Just about every state has a state book award so check the link I included in the document for you to find your specific state. Using a list of nominees I give yo
Five pages. This is a grant proposal that I wrote for the Honda Foundation. This type of grant was over $100,000.It deals with STEM education and bringing it to local schools. This would be a good start if you are work at a Museum or Science Center and are applying for a STEM related grant. You can e
This is a winning grant proposal to purchase an electric bicycle to use in the classroom for science and alternative energy activities. A state electrical cooperation awarded $1499.00 for this grant in 2005. This proposal can be customized to compensate for the variations in prices of electric bicycl
I have had over 48 funded grants. This proposal was a successfully funded field trip grant for $700 to see The Lion King. Funds were used for students to view a Broadway play. The play was selected at my discretion. Any play could have been selected to maximum student participation. However, The Lio
I won approximately $20,000,000 in grant money for New York City Department of Education programs and services. The secret to winning is following step-by-step directions and knowing insider tips.
- Learn the little deal breakers that novices overlook, but experts always remember!
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I won approximately $20,000,000 in grant money for New York City Department of Education programs and services. Writing winning grant proposals is easier than you think. The secret to winning is following step-by-step directions and knowing insider tips. This workbook, in user-friendly language, allo
Do you want to refresh your students about the different reading skills that you will be implementing into their reading this year? I’ve got the best PRINT and GO graphic organizers for you to use. PLUS! They are in color and bw for easy printing! I have included 2 different non-fiction articles for
This is for anybody interested in obtaining PE. equipment or any equipment for that matter!
The document is simple, concise, and you are able to edit to fit your specific needs.
I hope you find it useful!
How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
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This my my first TpT Resource Upload, so would love you're feedback.
This project planning template is designed to assist SRC Teacher Advisers and student council members to develop and clarify project ideas.
It encourages students to consider what is needed and required to run a successful project
Students will be able to identify personification in a poem. Students will also learn how to reflect through writing on and review using a poem that has examples of the three figurative language types we've covered so far in class (Simile and metaphor).
An EZ Prep solution to school community and letter writing.
Have you ever wondered how to build school community and get all families involved even more in the school? A whole school post office is the answer. It can even be adapted to make it just for one classroom or grade level. It has changed ou
This is a winning grant proposal to purchase a digital microscope to use in the classroom for science, forensics and biotechnology activities. A state electrical cooperation awarded $1500.00 for this grant in 2004. This proposal is customizable and can be adjusted to compensate for the variations in
This proposal was submitted to the National Educator’s Association (NEA) in 2004 and was awarded a Learning & Leadership grant for $2,000.00 to travel to Lancaster County, PA. The grant is written from the perspective of determining how technology affects society and culture through the study of
This is a winning grant proposal for an outdoor campus picnic area. Lowe's Toolbox for Education foundation awarded $4,000 in 2008 to purchase materials to build a picnic area on our campus. We were able to create an outdoor area for activities and class lunch time. The area was created by installing
This winning grant proposal was worth $4800. The proposal includes monies for materials and books that help support an after school family literacy program. My program lasted 12 weeks and addressed the needs of struggling readers by showing parents several strategies that they could use at home wi
I have had over 48 funded grants. This 15 page proposal was a successfully funded $144,000 grant. Students learn to become "Living Green Detectives" through literacy, math, science, hands on gardening, art and theater. Components of the proposal include teaching environmental awareness through projec
Research has shown that puppets are excellent tools for teaching.
I have been able to purchase hundreds of dollars of puppets via grants.
Here is a page of links for documentation that could be used to write grants on the importance of puppets.
I have had over 48 funded grants. This unique pallet gardening proposal was a successfully funded $4,000 grant. Students learn to garden in small spaces as they learn about herbs, vegetables and healthy lifestyles. This proposal provides full explanations on cross curriculum teaching of the unit as w
You KNOW there's money out there, and you could write a grant. But you just don't know where to look! This issue includes grants due in February, March, and those with no deadline.
Some grant newsletters have tons of articles and only list a few (6-10) actual grants that are available. This issue lis