Singapore Math and Math in Focus are mastery programs. Before moving on to the next skill, you need to confirm that your students own the information. They must prove that they truly and deeply understand the concept. How can you do this?
Question, question, question! Increase their metacognition!
Season 2 of Brain Games consists of 12 episodes, 22 minutes each. This bundle has an individual handout for each episode. The questions are engaging and allow students to think about the main ideas in the documentary.
Apology Letter This fill-in-the-bank Apology Letter is for students to fill out after demonstrating bad behavior. The letter guides students to explain what they did, how that made others feel, and what they should have done instead. The letter also requires parent & teacher si
Teaching Fair Division in Discrete Math? Use these notes and included activity to teach The Method of Sealed Bids.
Classwork assignment from the
Excursions in Mathematics textbook (5th edition)
Before the end of class, students determine which piece of candy would be their fair share.
In this packet you will find:
Graphic organizers for notes and a list of words to put into the graphic organizer
1 worksheet to complete
1 bingo game to play (with 6 variations of the same card.
Directions for Bingo and worksheet use:
Make enough copies of the bingo cards for your whole class, Tak
Students often struggle with building Redox half-equations from written descriptions in worded problems, as well as knowing how to recognise the respective oxidation and reduction half equations when provided with a balanced chemical equation. I have developed, and tested in my senior Chemistry class
As teachers, we want to help all students learn. Many times, teachers give accommodations to students other than special education students. These students are usually in the Response to Intervention (RTI) program. It is important to come prepared to student meetings with documentation of the accommo
The Mole concept is a fundamental part of Chemistry. A sound understanding of the mole quantity and its applications are essential in senior level Chemistry studies.
This combination Helper Card and Task Card set is designed to assist the classroom Teacher to develop a sound knowledge of the applic
I stand by the title. See for yourself. This is worth so much more than I am charging here. I think you will find this priceless. I developed this organizer with a student who was really struggling with algebraic word problems. This form works for any type of word problem, but includes an area to sol
This Graphic Organizer is really useful in guiding teachers and students through the process of computational thinking in the classroom. It addresses computational thining through the following four areas.
- Pattern Recognition
- Algorithmic Design
A great resource fo
Engage and involve your students into real life situations while learning 21st century skills! Allow your students to become part of an important team of scientists and achieve a mission!
In this project, students will choose to research a human body system:
- Skeletal System
- Muscular System
These strategy cards provide a quick reference for speech/language students who have difficulty with the following areas: active listening, vocal hygiene, work strategies, recalling information, and critical thinking. Cards can be placed on desks, in agendas, etc to reference as needed.
Help your students set and achieve SMART goals with these worksheets, graphic organizers, and INB (interactive notebook) activities. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely - we help you guide your students/children through the creation and implementation of their goa
This half sheet award allows you easily send home a positive note to parents by checking off one of the following lifeskills that was used during the day by a student:
Respect, Honesty, Organization, Friendship, Responsibility, Effort, Caring, Cooperation, Perseverance, Resourcefulness, Pride, Commo
This is a very kid-friendly PowerPoint Presentation that explains the steps of the scientific method. Accompanying the presentation is a student-guided note sheet.The PowerPoint is color-coded so students only have to write down key words and phrases that are in a certain color, which is pink, and t
This is a great self reflection strategy learners can use to identify for themselves how to start a task, and to monitor their own progress toward completion. This strategy is useful for those learners who simply do not know how or where to begin, but do have valuable ideas. Use a scaffold and stru
This unit covers the fall of Rome through the end of the Crusades/Black Death. Students will use document analysis, synthesis of multiple sources, cause-effect relationships, and current events in order to gain depth of knowledge concerning the relationship between the Middle East and Western Nations
This is an activity I made based on the Open Circle Social Emotional Curriculum, but I modified it for middle grades 6-8. It discusses the difference between "snitching" (tattleling) and "coming forward" when they see a dangerous or destructive behavior among their peers! Enjoy!
Problem Solving Graphic Organizer
I hand out this organizer to each student. It's great for having students problem solve. It gives students an opportunity to come up with a plan to solve a complex problem.
I used this in my Remedial Math classes, Algebra, Geometry, and Statistics classes. My 12th g
This resource offers 9 individual files providing support and structure for the delivery of group discussions relating to Life Skills topics.
Topics covered are bullying, careers, disability, drugs, the environment, finances, personal health, race relations and relationships.
This resource is suita
These examples provided guided practice and scaffolded notes for creating and answering word problems based on line plots. This was originally created for a guided group but can be used for whole-class lessons as well.
A resource for Gr 4 and up, this two page scaffolded approach to word problems assists students in breaking the problem down, checking for reasonable response and completeness.
Used extensively in Gr 6 and with my homeschooled children.
Whether the class is working on a unit on the water cycle or in stations, these recording sheets allow them to record their thoughts and ideas in a scaffolded way.
These were created to go with a Unit entitled A Drop of Water in the McGraw-Hill Wonders curriculum for 4th Grade.
Students were being
This clay slab project is great fun for students in second grade on up. Students can create a whimsical snowman tossing snowballs, in this easy to follow, step by step worksheet. A Video demonstration can be viewed with the students first, and then they can create this adorable standup snowman out of
This activity can be used in conjunction with a conservation or pollution unit.
Here is how you can use it:
1. Go on a pollution solution walk. This can be outside (playground, sidewalks, etc.) or inside (hallways, classroom, etc.).
2. Students will notice pollution as they walk.
3. They shou