This #1 Selling Teacher Binder is Editable and Customizable! The One Stop EDITABLE Teacher Binder offers tons of useful forms, dated lesson plans, gorgeous designs, and calendars to use throughout the year. Keep yourself well organized in a stylish way while paying only a fraction
Reading Interactive Notebooks Literature - Literary Elements for Common Core. This Reading Interactive Notebook is the true original - over 45,000 copies sold!
After learning about interactive notebooks two summers ago, I resolved to use this technique for every concept I taught to my 6th, 7th, an
Interactive Math Notebook for Upper Grades
Are you using interactive math journals or interactive notebooks in your classroom? You really should be! This 165-page resource contains everything you need to start interactive math journals or interactive math notebooks in your classroom. This resour
Each of these Main Idea cards features a short informational text (nonfiction) passage to help your students master this challenging reading strategy.
The 48 cards are divided into two sets of 24 cards each for differentiated learning. The paragraphs on Set 1 begin with a topic sentence, which mak
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Use these 16 short story cards to help your students infer the theme of a story. There are three different answer sheets so that you can differentiate as needed: multiple choice, short answer, and half and half. There are also answer keys for each answer sheet so that students can check their own wo
This grammar interactive notebook is truly interactive with templates that fold and flip for the students to interact with. This product is NOT simply pages and pages of definitions and descriptions for students to glue into their notebooks.
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Writing Interactive Notebooks ~ Sentences and Paragraphs for Common Core 3-8. This IWriting Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT Best Sellers for Reading Literature and Reading Informational Text.
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Great for back to school! Team building ideas, ice breakers, get to know you ideas, and more!
Included in this TOP-SELLING resource are 30 fun beginning of the year, back to school, team building activities to bring community into your classroom! You can even use these all
Each of these 24 Task Cards features a short, nonfiction paragraph. Students are challenged to summarize the paragraph in just twelve words or less. By presenting only one paragraph at a time, the often overwhelming task of summarizing becomes much more manageable. In addition, the word count limit
6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion.
These activities are perfect for weekly homework, daily/bell work, classwork, review, test prep, or assessment.
Each of the 6 p
These 30 ready-to-use figurative language printables are perfect for learning to identify and write seven common types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, idioms, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. Each type of figurative language includes an introductory worksheet wit
Long division takes copious amounts of practice to master, and the best kind of practice is real world and authentic! Engage your students in practicing long division (no matter what method you teach) with this 9 page project designed to enrich and extend division skills. Students get to explore t
Comparing and contrasting is a challenging reading skill. Each of these 24 cards features a short passage along with two text-dependent questions. To add more rigor, several of the cards may also require some inference for full understanding. Each card is focused either on people, places, events, or
Engage your students with a real world fraction project! Includes 13 Pages of fraction practice aligned to common core standards. You can use this as an extended project, for individual skill practice, math center work, enrichment, assessment, or independent study. This is also perfect review as
Use these 24 cards to help your students identify cause and effect relationships in text. Each card features a short passage and asks students to identify both a cause and an effect from the text.
Great for test prep or as extra practice for your text structures lesson. You could use them orally w
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Here are 32 short passage cards to help students identify different types of informational text structures. Five text structures are used: description, sequence (sometime called chronological), compare and contrast, cause and effect, and problem and solution. Each card features a short informationa
This Reading Comprehension Fan resource contains over 100 comprehension strategy questions and reader response prompts to use for comprehension checks or reading response questions after reading ANY text.
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Engage your students in understanding the difference between the main idea of a story and the theme of a story with these 16 unique, DIFFERENTIATED task cards!
The cards include 16 original stories. Set #1 includes a prompt card encouraging students to see the difference between main idea and th
Perfect for your informational text structure study, these differentiated information text structure task cards contain 48 engaging and informative paragraphs. You can choose to use the 16 half-page task cards with one main topic and three paragraphs about each, or you can use each individual parag
These 40 ready-to-use worksheets (with answer keys) are designed to help your students use affixes correctly and to understand new words by looking at affixes and word roots. This resource is correlated with Common Core Standards for grades 3-5 (standards included, see preview).
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All About Me "selfie" drawing and writing activity for classroom teachers and art teachers. This is great way to start the year with an introduction and end the year with a reflection! This all about me product is a TpT teacher favorite! It's a great first week of school / back to school activity th
Each of these 32 Math Challenge Task Cards has a different multi-step math story problem. Students will use all four operations as they solve the problems. There are some that involve money, measurement, or elapsed time. Answers can all be expressed in whole numbers.
A student answer sheet is inclu
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**Updated January 2, 2015** Engage your students with this real world application of multi-digit multiplication! Use this multiplication math project to practice multi-digit multiplication by outfitting your own resort hotel with all of the necessary items. Figure out how many televisions you will
This Nonfiction Text Structure Resource Bundle is a complete pack of resources to help you teach the four main text structures; Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, and Chronological Order. I created these resources to align with the Common Core Standards for 4th and
Engage your readers with high-interest reading comprehension passages and corresponding questions! This resource includes 32 half-page informational text task cards with 4 comprehension questions and tasks on EACH card for a total of 128 informational text questions! Engage your students in meanin
Paragraph writing activities and Writing Prompts for the Entire Year! Paragraph of the Week, a weekly paragraph writing practice system, will provide your students with LOTS of practice opportunities in writing well-organized paragraphs in a fun and enjoyable way.
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Need a spiral review to review all the Common Core math skills? This resource contains 40 pages of review specifically written for the common core math standards for 5th grade.
The first few pages of the review are a little simpler to ease the students into reviewing all of the standards. I person
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22 pages of printable activities to use with Skittles candy to reinforce common math concepts. Grab a small bag of Skittles and get ready for your students to have a blast! Use these as a math center, assessment, activity, test prep and review, etc. These are *perfect* for differentiation in grade
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This Poetry Interactive Notebook is a companion to my TpT best seller, Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks.
Do you dread teaching poetry? Do your students dread it even more? Spice things up this year with poetry activities and poetry lessons that are fun to teach and fun to learn.
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Use these 27 Figurative Language Task for ELA enrichment. Seven types of figurative language are included: simile, metaphor, idiom, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. The tasks on these cards are designed to be done without extra help or extra materials other than paper and
Included in this TOP SELLING resource is a checklist of procedures to teach, in order to keep you organized throughout the year.
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A huge, 45 Page Elapsed Time Packet to meet common core standards AND differentiate for your students varying levels of understanding!
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These are COMPLETE 400+ pages of Assessments and Teaching Notes for ALL English Language Arts Standards for 5th Grade. These will cover your entire year!
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Looking for a cute newsletter you can hand out during open house, meet the teacher night, or on the first day of school for your students and parents to get to know you?
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These belief statements can change an entire classroom culture. Rather than introducing or creating ‘class rules’, these basic tenants are ideals my class holds about our classroom, our work together, and the world. Short, sweet, and easy to remember, these phrases have tremendous power. Within the
Reading Comprehension Strategies
Strategy Resource Binder
This HUGE 183 page resource contains everything you need to support your students' learning of the reading comprehension strategies. Resources can be used to study ANY text.
Strategies included in this resource are:
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*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
These 64 question cards for literature will help your students engage in meaningful and insightful discussions about the books they are reading. The cards address setting, characters, plot, theme, author's purpose, mood, tone and more. Students will need to use reading strategies such as inference,
Tired of Book Reports? Here are 15 engaging and fun creative Book Projects that you can use with any book! Each project includes a student handout explaining what to do and a grading rubric.
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Need a fun activity for the first day of school?! Use these FIRST DAY task cards to get your kids up and moving around their new classroom! (I personally use them first thing in the morning, but you can use them whenever!)
The cards are placed around t
This Nonfiction Text Structure Bundle is designed to teach upper elementary and middle school students about the FIVE types of informational text structures in a way that will keep them engaged. It includes 117 passages. This Common Core bundle contains a wide variety of activities,
This is a list of 174 different Character Traits. So often when I was teaching I wanted a list of traits so that my students could look at the list while describing characters. This also helps students get to know and understand different character traits.