*NOW EDITABLE! This is a fun activity to do in the early days of school. My students love it and always want to play it more than once. Basically, each student has a mini-bag of M&M’s and, depending on which color they draw out, they tell different things about themselves. Stude
Would You Rather Silly Question PowerPoint Game
No prep! Whew! This 45 slide presentation is great as an icebreaker or a brief moment between activities during the first few weeks of school.
You'll learn who would rather travel 2000 years into the past or the future, and give
Figurative Language Fun and Interactive PowerPoint Lesson
55 slide PowerPoint and notes page on similes, metaphors, hyperboles, alliteration, idioms, onomatopoeia, and personification. Perfect for whiteboard practice.
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These 32 context clue task cards will help your students to better understand what they read and to improve their vocabularies. Great for test prep too! Students can use these cards individually at a center or they could also test each other in pairs. Another option is to use the cards with the whol
These 32 short passage cards are perfect for reinforcing generalization skills. They are meant to be used as supplementary reading strategy materials after you have introduced the concept. Students can use these cards individually at a center or they could also test each other in pairs. Another opti
Use these 32 task cards to help your student identify first person, third person – limited, and third person - omniscient points of view. Each card includes a short, fictional passage and the three multiple choice options. Students will need to read carefully as several of these cards are tricky! I
These rigorous task cards require students to use a variety of math skills including place value, rounding, addition subtraction, multiplication, greater than/less than and more, in order to solve the puzzles. They would make a great warm-up activity or would also be good for centers or partner work
The Smelly Truth About Cause & Effect
Cause and Effect: This 28 slide PowerPoint presentation will engage your students and teach them how to understand cause and effect relationships in text. Students will learn cause and effect relationships through sentence examples and te
Welcome to M.U.G. Shot Monday, where students master Mechanics, Usage, and Grammar by working together to proofread real-world writing examples. These 19 weekly grammar editing sessions address the most common errors made in middle-school and high-school writing.
I present these lessons on Mondays
An internet connection is required to play this game. Review any subject with this fun and engaging community building game that works with all interactive whiteboards (SMARTBoard, Promethian, Mimio), tablets and computers! Teams take turns spinning the wheel and answering questions. The team with t
Classroom Procedures Game Show is a fun way to review classroom procedures with your class at the beginning of the year, after a break, or any time they need a refresher!
☆Put students in up to 6 groups to play this Jeopardy style game! Classroom procedure talk ca
Nancy Darew Shows you how to Draw Conclusions PowerPoint Lesson
Your students will love becoming an honorary “Junior Officer”, while they learn how to infer with Nancy Darew. This 27 slide presentation will teach your students how to use the clues in their stories to draw conclusi
What's the Main Idea? PowerPoint Lesson and Test Prep
Main Idea: Use this PowerPoint lesson which contains short narrative and expository paragraphs to teach or reteach the idea of identifying the main idea.
This presentation is designed to aid you with the following Common Core
Finding the Main Idea and Supporting Details of Nonfiction Text PowerPoint, Notes and Test Prep
Teach your students the importance of identifying the main idea and supporting details of a non-fiction paragraph. Students will be taught to look at the beginning and end of paragraphs
Parts of Speech Bootcamp PowerPoint Lesson and Test Prep
This 52 slide PowerPoint presentation using a military theme presents and teaches all parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, pronoun, adverb, conjunction, preposition, article, interjection). With each slide comes a definit
End of the School Year Jeopardy style game show! Want to have some FUN on those last few days of school? Here is a suggestion: a GAME SHOW!! Five fun categories that will get your kids laughing, thinking, and up out of their chairs for a really good time. Make sure you have your camera ready!
Welcome to Lit. Term Tuesday – an easy way to start your class each Tuesday (or whatever day you want) with a high-interest bell-ringer lecture featuring classic literary devices paired with modern, pop-culture examples with which your students are certain to identify. (These literary device lecture
Perimeter and Area - Real Life Examples
Teach students to calculate perimeter and area with this 22 slide PowerPoint lesson. You will reach a whole new level of understanding! Students can use their whiteboards to work along with you as you engage them with these real life exampl
Homophones with Hip Hop Dawg PowerPoint Lesson
Hook those students up with the 411 on homophones! This 31 slide presentation is da bomb for teaching homophones, fo shizzle. Seriously, this is an attractive, interactive look at homophones. Gives definition + many interactive exa
2 Digit (Double Digit) Multiplication Monster story
Captivate your audience this year with a story that will solidify the steps to double digit (2 digit by 2 digit) multiplication. (You'll be excited to see how, by using a story, your students will remember each step without promp
Musical Instruments Jeopardy style game show! Excellent practice for reviewing many types of instruments. With 25 practice problems, in a game show setting, your students will get lots of review. This has been such a fun collaborative effort with
Figurative Language can be fun to review when you use Figurative Language Game Show! Put students in up to 6 groups to play this Jeopardy style game! Review days can be dull and kids just don't listen. But if you tell them that they will play a FUN review game to test their new knowledge, they wil
A Best Seller! This 20 slide interactive powerpoint covers main idea and supporting details. It also includes an interactive notebook for students to follow along with. Students will love the vibrant pictures and custom animations. It is designed as a lecture, but has several interactive slides inc
Idioms with George Washington - Figurative Language PowerPoint Lesson
With the help of America's first President, your students will have a "whale of a time" learning idioms, and understanding their meanings. This 25 slide presentation discusses what an idiom is, and gives you ov
If you are looking for a fun way to assign your students to their Daily Five stations, you will love this SmartBoard file. It comes complete with an interactive timer.
1 Page of Teacher Notes
5 Pages (Monday - Friday)
5 Pages (Station 1 - 5)
I know your students will love using the SmartBoard for
This EDITABLE PDF Jeopardy template can be used on any computer - PC or Mac! Enter all your questions, answers, categories, and team names on ONE PAGE and it automatically updates! It has EMBEDDED FONTS so all you have to do is type and play!
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A fun and engaging no prep review game for any subject! Students work in teams answering your review questions to earn points and be the first dancing fox to fill their tree. This "What does the fox say?" SmartBoard game works with all interactive whiteboards and computer stations! No prep required
Monkeying Around with Literary Genres PowerPoint Lesson
This 36-slide presentation will dazzle your students while covering the necessary literary genres that students need to know! The presentation covers Fiction genres and Non-Fiction genres, with simple and understandable expla
Figurative Language Jeopardy style game show for 4th-9th Grade!
Want to have some fun practicing figurative speech? Here is a suggestion: a GAME SHOW!! Five fun categories that will get your students actively engaged.
I've added some differentiation to this game show!! Most slides have a blue
This Step-by-Step Text Evidence unit is a complete, NO-Prep unit with a variety of activities to help students learn an effective approach to analyzing text and increasing reading comprehension. Through anchor charts, modeling, mentor text, interactive pages, practice, task cards, and differentiated
Do you students misuse quotation marks when trying to add dialogue to their stories? Would you like to teach them the punctuation rules for writing with dialogue? If so, this highly interactive 71-slide PowerPoint may be exactly what you are looking for! It is fully animated. Answers do not appe
- A best seller and it's newly updated with more slides and an interactive notebook piece for students to follow along with! This 19 slide interactive powerpoint covers comparing and contrasting, as well as when an author may be making a comparison. Students will love the vibrant pictures and custom
Sentence or Fragment... You be the Judge PowerPoint Lesson and Test Prep
In the sentence justice system, fragment offenses are considered especially heinous. In the classroom, the dedicated students who investigate these crimes are known as the Special Students Unit. These are th
This no print file is the perfect grab and go therapy solution for receptive language. Includes all REAL PICTURES so it is appropriate for all ages, no kiddish clip art graphics!
The file includes six sections targeting:
Attribute Identification (size, shap
Works with all interactive whiteboards (SMARTBoard, Promethian, Mimio etc.) and computer stations! A fun community building review game to play any time of year! Create questions for any subject or use the ones included and play the game when you want to review in a fun and engaging way.
Root Words with the Voltman PowerPoint Lesson and Test Prep
This 49 slide presentation will instruct students on what a root word is and how it forms other words.
* definition and explanation of word roots
* 20 examples of word roots
* guided tes
You will have everything you need to teach an engaging and thorough unit on Ancient Greek Civilization. This product is specifically designed to meet the Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd grade Social Studies, however it will fit most any curriculum that needs to teach a comparison of historica
This 26 slide interactive powerpoint takes the three parts of Author's purpose: to inform, to entertain, and to persuade and turns them into a fun interactive quiz. This is whiteboard ready! Students will love the 3D graphics and custom animations. This goes along great with my best selling Author
Owl Theme Interactive Attendance Sheet for Interactive Whiteboards: Have fun taking attendance during Spring or any time of year with this owls theme interactive attendance sheet! Students touch their character when they arrive in class and their character will hoot, spin and then fly off screen. Th
This colorful and cute PowerPoint lesson is perfect for introducing comparative and superlative adverbs to your students. This lesson will actively engage your students as they work with a partner or in a small group.
This lesson aligns with the 3rd grade Common Core Standards for Conventions of
This engaging, 47 slide presentation will give a thorough look at the following figurative language devices similes, metaphors, personification, idioms, and hyperbole. Students will be given an explanation of each type of figurative language along with 3 slides of examples. Whil
YOUR KIDS WILL REMEMBER THIS FOREVER! They will be so shocked to discover that their sweet teacher just made them color a toilet! "April Fools" is written on a roll of toilet paper, and there is the sound of a toilet flush on the picture reveal slide. Don't you know some boys that would really ge
Valentine's Day Review Game: No prep required! Grab a list of questions and you are ready to play on an interactive whiteboard, SmartBoard or computer! This exciting Valentine’s Day theme game makes practicing review questions fun. Your students will love keeping score by shooting these adorable Sma
Animal Idioms - Figurative Language PowerPoint Lesson
This amazing 30 slide PowerPoint presentation with exceptional animations will keep your students engaged while teaching them to understand idioms. It includes 20 example slides and 6 test prep slides along with real
Vocabulary, Foldables, and Instructions for Dividing a Decimal by a Whole Number and Dividing a Whole Number by a Decimal. Updated to include a Beat the Clock game for each skill. Students answer quickly to trying to answer before the computer does.
**Updates From 53 slides to 88 slides! More pra
Identifying Factors, Multiples, Prime Numbers, and Composite Numbers PowerPoint Lesson
20 slide PowerPoint to teach, model, and practice factors, multiples, primes, and composites.
Great for work with whiteboards!
Back to School 20 Questions Game
This 'Back To School' Game is a great way to get to know your students in the first few days of school! With charming animations and entertaining questions, students are sure to have a fun time learning about their new classmates, and seeing what
Analyzing literature doesn’t have to be dry and disconnected from students’ lives. Instead, show your class the awesomeness that great writers tuck into their works and help them use symbolism to make connections from the text to their own lives.
In this visually vibrant presentation, you’ll use a
This is a second semester’s worth of M.U.G. Shot Monday lessons, where students master Mechanics, Usage, and Grammar by working together to proofread real-world writing examples. These 19 weekly grammar editing sessions address the most common errors made in middle-school and high-school writing. Ma
Clothespin Spelling Version 1.1 is a fun time-filler! (Now comes with a guide!) Say you have 10 extra minutes...what to do? Well, click on Clothespin Spelling and have students drag letters up to form the spelling words they are studying that week.
*Version 1.1 - What is new? I ha
Using Quotation Marks in Dialogue with Master Pone
Let Master Pone teach your students how to punctuate dialogue properly in the Kung Fu Style! This presentation is designed to enlighten your students on how to punctuate both indirect and direct quotations, as well as teaching th