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*************************************** Picture of the Day now available in Volume 2. *************************************** This Picture of the Day product is a great way for students to practice three very important reading skills - observing
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#1 seller!! Check out what teachers are saying about this product! This download includes the first edition of my no-prep H.O.T.S reading response sheets. The activities are designed to encourage your students to understand, create, evaluate, and
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Whether you're a Common Core school, a 21st Century school, or just a school that's making it a focus to prepare all learners for their future, you know how essential it is for the teaching and learning to be in the highest levels of Bloom's
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This download contains all nine of my math journal prompt sets {270 prompts}. By purchasing the complete packet, you will save $10! These cut & paste math journal prompts are designed to align to Common Core standards. They will encourage your
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Are you ready for your students to stretch their brains? Use these fun creative thinking A-Z task cards to do just that! These cards are perfect for early finishers, morning work, brain breaks, enrichment, or centers. You can even give your
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Perfect for back to school - These intriguing questions will help you get to know your students and help them get to know each other. Kids love them and as you can see below, they make terrific writing prompts and are great for facilitating higher
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Attn: Click here to get Shades of Meaning Volume 2 - NOW AVAILABLE. I created this 21st century vocabulary center to give my students a meaningful opportunity to work independently with others in a cooperative, collaborative and critical thinking
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This download includes the first and second editions of my no-prep H.O.T.S reading response sheets. The activities are designed to encourage your students to understand, create, evaluate, and analyze text on a deeper level. They are aligned to the
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Each of these 150 "Thinkable" cards has a different creative and/or critical thinking activity. They will help your students to grow their lateral and higher level thinking skills and are great for early finishers as well as GAT students.
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List It! Task Cards: 60 fun challenges for individual or group use! Use these List It! cards as a fun creative thinking enrichment activity. Students can work on cards individually using notebook paper for their answers, or use as a game with
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GROWTH MINDSET BEST SELLER! This growth mindset resource includes EVERYTHING you need to teach about growth mindset in a meaningful way! Imagine if your class was full of students who would: * Be willing to try new things * Stick with hard tasks
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Friendship Cards: 24 Social Skill Prompts for teaching and reinforcing social skills. FREE Some kids make friends naturally, but for others, making and keeping friends is not so easy. Studies have shown that having even one friend significantly
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BEST SELLER!! This product has 14 printable cards with question stems and prompts TEACHERS can ask during problem solving activities to promote critical thinking skills. By integrating these open-ended questions into your daily math instruction and
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WORKING MEMORY BEST SELLER! These 15 research-based brain games are designed to improve kids' working memory in five minutes of partner game play daily for just 9 weeks! If you've ever complained that students lack the following skills, an
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36 Context Clues Task Cards (25 pages) 36 Context Clues Task Cards, Context Clues Scoot Game, and Quick Assessment for Context Clues Use this Context Clues packet to save you time as you differentiate instruction! The 36 Context Clues Task cards
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Foldables Unit : THIS UNIT IS NOW 734 PAGES WITH TABLE OF CONTENTS AND LINED INSERTS! Check The Feedback On This BEST SELLER! ~ Functional Folding Fun! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I also now have a NEW unit with just MATH
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This pack is perfect if you want to infuse opinion writing step by step into your teaching all year long. It addresses Common Core Standards: WK.1, W1.1, W2.1 (...and possibly even W3.1 for third grade, depending upon the level of your students).
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Kids have been playing "Which of these things is not like the others" since Sesame Street, but these task cards take the game to a whole new level because there is more than one possible answer for each card. For example for Card 1, carrot, apple,
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***I'm pleased to share that as of September 2013, these Critical Thinking Language Frames (along with my Reading Interventions "If/Then" Menu) were selected for inclusion as a professional learning resource in the Smarter Balanced Assessment
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Analogy Task Cards: 72 multiple choice cards plus answer sheet These 72 Analogy Task Cards are divided into 3 color-coded sets of 24 cards each. Students can solve the analogies orally in groups or use the included answer sheet to record their
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These posters include the six revised steps in Bloom's Taxonomy: - Remembering - Understanding - Applying - Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating Each poster includes a guiding question and a bullet list of verbs that help define each term. The colors
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UPDATED FORMATTING! (6/27/2015) If you own this, please download again! :) I used this activity to reinforce my students’ inferencing skills and they LOVED it! I have included inferencing questions that correspond to several short films which are
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Here is a set of 20 Would you Rather Questions about Thanksgiving. Great for discussion starters, class polls and journal prompts. Thanks for looking!
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I created this simple, parent-friendly handout to share with parents when explaining the Common Core at Back to School Night. I only had 25 minutes so I didn't want to spend time explaining the standards themselves, but the shifts in thinking
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Creative & Critical Thinking Printables: 21 pgs, Upper level Blooms This is a bundle of 21 fun and challenging worksheets designed to facilitate creative and critical thinking in your students. Most of them utilize the upper levels of Blooms
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Ready to ignite learning and engagement within your classroom? In this BIG versatile pack, photographs are used to spark thinking, questioning, analyzing, evaluating, describing, and meaningful writing! Students will also learn through lively and
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Discussion Question Cards {Deep Thinking for Little Minds} These question cards will allow your students to work on higher order thinking skills as they use critical thinking and problem solving skills to discuss their answers. This packet
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Goal Setting Lessons that help students understand what it means to set SMART goals. These five goal setting lessons have a whole group lesson plan as well as small group and individual activities to help students see and understand the individual
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This 30-paged set is packed with all the resources you need to have your kiddos play Boggle Math in your classroom. Boggle Math Boards put a fun twist on identifying number relationships and number sentences. Using one of the 20 ready-to-go
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Read the blog post below for a DETAILED explanation of this pack! http://www.creeksideteachertales.blogspot.com/2012/09/my-puppy-filled-past.html This activity was created for students to practice reading for the purpose of gaining specific
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FREE Boggle Template - Make a New Game Every Time! Here is a terrific activity to use with the whole class when you have a few extra minutes, or individually for students who finish early (think standardized tests). Because this is a Word
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Here are 200 appealing questions to get kids talking. Great when you have a few extra minutes or to use as journal prompts. The questions are all open-ended and kid-focused. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Contents of this
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Would Your Rather Questions: FREE Here are 20 fun Would You Rather Questions just for kids. These are great to use when you have a few extra minutes. Get 180 more questions here: 200 Would You Rather Questions,
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Play a Jeopardy style game with your students to practice and reinforce drawing conclusions. There are three categories with twelve clue cards each, that's enough for three games. Each clue card provides three clues about the topic and students will
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A great STEM project! Simulate what real engineers do! This 77 page unit is a different take on the more traditional Inventors unit. It takes kids through the Engineering Design Process as they complete a Whatchamacallit Workshop and create an
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This is Picture of the Day, Volume 2. Picture of the Day, Volume 1 is my #1 Bestseller due to the high level of interest, engagement, language and higher order thinking. See Picture of the Day Volume 1 to read over 1,700 comments left by buyers. In
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This is a mega resource pack for Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Perfect for students reading the book independently, in small groups, or as a whole group. This pack includes: Vocabulary Cards (organized by chapter) Before Reading
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If you're a fan of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie books, you'll enjoy this set of materials where you and your students will discover so much about this author's two most unlikely friends. The books themselves are at a text-level of first grade,
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This product features printable cards with discussion/reflection questions that teachers can ask to promote each of the CCSS math practices, plus prompts that tie all the math practices together! Looking for a version that students can use during
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Fairy Tales are always such a fun unit to teach! Enjoy 50 pages worth of fun graphic organizers and written responses to your favorite fairy tales! This package is common core aligned for 2nd grade and includes various comprehension
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Here are 20 Fun Would You Rather Questions to use with your students. These are great discussion starters for when you have a few extra minutes. They can also be used for classroom polls or journal prompts.
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This download includes the second edition of my no-prep H.O.T.S reading response sheets. The activities are designed to encourage your students to understand, create, evaluate, and analyze text on a deeper level. They are aligned to the Common Core
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Whether you're a Common Core school, a 21st Century school, or just a school that's making it a focus to prepare all learners for their future, you know how essential it is for the teaching and learning to be in the highest levels of thinking
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Helping students understand the importance of the setting and characters of a story is an integral part of learning to comprehend what we read. Included in this freebie download are 16 questions to help spark students into thinking deeper about
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Brain Benders are critical thinking activities designed for each month. Use them as enrichment activities, journal prompts, learning center activities, or however you choose! Each monthly Brain Bender comes with 20 activities organized in a 5x4 grid
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THIS UNIT HAS EVERYTHING, BUT THE KITCHEN SINK ITSELF! It's Packed FULL of Simple Experiment Station Cards and Student Recording Sheets. There are loads of things to add to your interactive notebooks, a file folder game, study cards, and some
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Cause and Effect Task Cards, Scoot, and Matching Game Go on a safari to study cause and effect! This adorable packet includes 24 cause and effect matching cards and 24 cause and effect task cards. The matching cards (12 cause, 12 effect) can be
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STEM Challenge: It's time to build a tower! This is a set of three different towers! STEM activities are so much fun! Given some basic directions, supplies, and the chance to explore, students will just jump right in! They will manipulate supplies,
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I love using student friendly objects for teaching the Scientific method! One of my best sellers is my Bubblegum Science: Using the Scientific Method packet, and I know it is because it is KID-FRIENDLY! This packet is all about that fluffy white
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Get your students' minds to bloom into higher-order thinking with The Blooms Bunch: Kid-Friendly Revised Bloom's Taxonomy Posters. Introduce your students to a character for each higher-order thinking level: The Big Sibs: (Higher-Order Thinking
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Here is a set of 20 Would you Rather Questions about Halloween. Great for discussion starters, class polls and journal prompts. Thanks for looking!
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Are you looking for higher level thinking and learning activities for your students to do at centers when they're not with you? I've created "The Venn Center"...where students compare and contrast two similar but different things, people, food or
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