** NEW LOOK, SAME Product ** BEST SELLER ** Are you teaching with the Common Core Standards yet? I have dissected the standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in math! The quick assessments included in this packet will provide formative assessments that are an easy
Author's Purpose is easy as P.I.E.! Persuade, Inform, Entertain! This adorable cutie pie is perfect for enhancing your author's purpose lessons. Included in this packet are
*P.I.E. Foldable Book
*Blank P.I.E. for your own use or modifications
*Directions and Suggestions page
This is the perfect math activity for practicing, reviewing and enriching your area and perimeter unit!
In this fun activity, your students will create a robot with arms, legs, a body and a head that have specified area or perimeter. It will make a cute bulletin board display in your classroom and
A set of 32 MULTIPLE CHOICE context clues task cards that require students to read a sentence with an underlined word then choose the correct meaning, in context, from three different meanings. These can be used in a variety of ways--centers, partner work, as a whole class, homework, etc. These ar
Our district adopted the new Common Core Standards during the 2011-12 school year. We have gone through the process of unpacking them and we are implementing them. These graphic organizers can be used as an instructional tool or as a way to assess students on the common core standards (perfect for
Grades 4-6: Students read a two-page article on Popular Dog Breeds, the complete Tasks One, Two, & Three:
Task One: Doggie Stats - Students must skim the article for text evidence to find specific information for graphic organizer.
Task Two: Matching Dogs & Owners - Students must read a short
This Common Core aligned 3D Shape Mini Book will make a fabulous addition to your 3D shape activities! Students will love identifying and sorting the shapes. They will also use their descriptive writing skills to describe and identify each shapes attributes.
In each individual mini-book you will fin
NOW.....Completely EDITABLE...yay :-)
***NEWLY EDITED February 2017 TO INCLUDE ADVERTISEMENTS, NEWSPAPER ARTICLES, BROCHURES, ETC... FOR THE "TO PERSUADE" AUTHOR'S PURPOSE OPTION, A MULTIPLE CHOICE VERSION, AND 3 MORE COOPERATIVE LEARNING ACTIVITIES TO USE WITH TASK CARDS***
This product is the per
This packet contains activities to use to teach the differences between prose, poetry, and drama.
It addresses the Common Core Standard RL.4.5- Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., cast
This pack contains everything you need to teach how to write friendly letters!
This file includes:
Worksheets for practicing the parts of a friendly letter
Sequencing how to write a letter worksheets
Letter editing worksheets
A friendly letter template to get students started
And 6 ado
Simile and Metaphor Activity Bundle
This *NEWLY UPDATED* simile and metaphor activity bundle is just what you need to supplement your unit! The activity pack includes the following Simile and Metaphor Resources...
• 2 Options for Simile and Metaphor Interactive Notebook Notes
• 4 Differentiated Si
BEST SELLER AND NOW EDITABLE!! If differentiating and grading student work is taking hours and you don't have time to reflect on whether the class is really "getting it", this system can make your assessment more effective and efficient!
I developed the quick skill assessment form to evaluate the wo
** NEW LOOK, SAME Product ** Are you teaching with the Common Core Standards yet? If you liked my 2nd Grade version of the Quick Assessments, you'll love the 1st Grade edition. I have dissected the 1st grade standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in math! The q
** NEW LOOK, SAME Product ** Are you teaching with the Common Core Standards yet? If you liked my Common Core Graphic Organizers for 2nd Grade or 1st Grade, you'll love my 3rd Grade Edition! I have dissected the standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in reading!
Levels of Understanding Student Rubrics and Posters based on Marzano's Levels of Understanding Scales
*Super Hero* Theme
2 sets of printable posters
-1 set with black polka dot/curly frame background
-1 set with teal polka dot/curly frame background
-2 rubric pages included (1 page has 1 large rubri
** NEW LOOK, SAME Product ** Are you teaching with the Common Core Standards yet? If you liked my 2nd Grade version of the Quick Assessments, you'll love the 3rd Grade edition. I have dissected the 3rd grade standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in math! The q
Character Traits Task Cards - A fun way for students to practice the vocabulary associated with character traits. Students must read the task card, and then use the clues to make an inference about a character's traits.
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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 routines, you can help students:
• Make sense of ma
Are you looking for homework resources to assist repeated readings and your Common Core instruction? If so, this 4 WEEK fables, folktales & myth pack is for you!
Each weekly packet contains:
*Homework Cover Sheet (fluency and independent reading log)
*Fable, Folktale or Myth text passage (title
Five cut and paste multiple meaning word or homograph activity sheets. Students must match definitions to the correct multiple meaning words. Great for literacy centers or word work in grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3! Just print and go!
Addresses the following Common Core Standards:
*NO PREP-PRINT & GO*-Ho, Ho Ho!!! Look who's coming to town? Your kiddos will have a jolly time coloring their Christmas hidden picture. Great for math centers and a great way to reinforce the common core standard- Numbers to 100. Unwrap these cute holiday activities!!!!!
If you would li
This math center resource contains 13 ready to use, self-checking math center games for the Numbers and Operations: Base Ten Common Core Standards for 5th Grade. All you need is 2 dice and maybe an expo marker! Laminate and cut and let the kids learn and have fun!
Context clues are a difficult concept for little ones to grasp until you tie it to something they love. My students love being word detectives especially when they get to use their bag of tools. In this unit, I will provide books and mini-lessons to teach a variety of context clue tools that good r
Help students learn to choose an operation by teaching them to read word problems critically. By using the same numbers and subjects across multiple problems, students will be required to really think through the “story” of each problem. This resource is designed to help students determine the known
Vocabulary Visionary Menu, Task Cards, Digital Task Cards
Are you and your students stuck in the drudgery of antiquated vocabulary activities? Are you ready to lead your students down the path to become a “Vocabulary Visionary”?
This product features a menu of 12 engaging vocabu
This pack includes 31 addition and subtraction word problems designed for students to “Read-Along, Sketch and Solve.” These word problems are handy for use as morning work, homework or in guided math groups.
Each problem is presented in a full-page format to give students enough space to investiga
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Not only are speaking and listening skills one fifth of the Common Core standards for ELA, and not only cooperation and collaboration included in the line-up of skills for 21st century education...the to
Finding the theme can be confusing for students. It's always so hard to teach! Using fables seems to help students identify themes a little easier, so I created this product for just that reason!
This product aligns perfectly with Common Core standards: RL.3.2, RL.4.2, RL.5.2, RL.6.2.
Celebrate the end of the school year and your amazing students with these fun awards!! There are 27 awards with a summer theme that celebrate your individual students strengths and personalities. These are healthy alternative to candy awards!
I have included a editable document so that you can typ
Accountable Talk Posters - Increase the rigor in your classroom with Accountable Talk Statements from Education to the Core! Let the students do the work as you differentiate the appropriate posters for them to choose from throughout the year. All 23 posters available in color (glitter and chalkboar
This guided math binder contains the following items to keep your guided math block running smoothly for you all year long! The pages are not grade level specific so you can be sure this will fit your needs!
Student Data Sheets
Record Book Page (editable)
Guided Math G
In this packet, you will find a variety of handouts for measurement conversion. The packet is broken up into three sections:
Whole Number Conversions
Conversions with Fractional Amounts
Conversions with Decimal Amounts
There are a total of 25 pages of measurement conversion activities!
Each page co
A set of 32 FILL IN THE BLANK context clues task cards that require students to use their context clues skills to fill in the missing word (several possible answers). Your students will love this engaging set of task cards (mine asked for another set!). Provides for easy differentiation and even a
I made these reading strategy cards based on my all-time favorite professional development book; Strategies that Work, by Harvey and Goudvis. These cards can be used in multiple settings (e.g., Guided Reading, Shared Reading, etc.) and with any level text. I print them on colored card stock, lamina
These recording sheets are the perfect way to track and record the learning progress of your little sweeties. Includes standard and standard number,five spots for recording the data so that you can easily track the growth, and a note section to record observations and anecdotal records. Includes ALL
A set of 32 task cards that require students to use their context clues skills to read brief "paragraphs" and determine the meaning of an underlined word. Your students will love this engaging set of task cards (mine asked for another set!). Provides for easy differentiation, especially when partne
Word Work Activity Cards. This resource contains 18 word work activities for your students to use with any activity involving the use of words for better comprehension and understanding. These 18 colorful cards with pictures are meant to be printed off, cut up, and laminated. They can be placed in a
Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry
This IS included in Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2.
This activity uses popular song lyrics ("Roar" By Katy Perry, wr
Looking for a fun way to review fractions with your students? This hands-on game of Fraction Bingo is sure to be a hit! Students will apply what they know about identifying fractions as they color and prepare their own game boards.
Students will use the included Coloring Guide and Fraction Shapes
These stems are used in the math block when students are explaining, justifying, and critiquing other students' math problem solving work. Students use them to help formulate conversations about math concepts while looking at other students' strategies.
These questioning stems are aligned with the
This resource contains two passages on the same historical event that can be paired together as a paired passage lesson. Both stories retell the event of the first moon landing: one from the point of view of Neil Armstrong and the other from the point of view of a young boy watching the moon landing
This pack includes 35 addition and subtraction word problems within twenty. They are designed to be used during group instruction, as journal pages and/or as homework. Once students are familiar with the format, these are also handy for morning work. (If you are looking for similar Addition and Su
This resource is meant to be a weekly review of the Common Core reading informational standards.
This can be used for homework, morning work, or classwork and would be perfect to use during an Informational Unit or after the unit for reinforcement. This is perfect for close reading strategies.
This Array Bot multiplication activity is perfect for a math workshop activity. I created it for my 4th graders, and it has worked well. This activity will help your students meet the common core objective 4NBT.5 - using arrays to represent multiplication, explaining multiplication using arrays.
This is a counting math center that is super engaging! My counting towers have been very popular, so I decided to make some mats to share with you all! This is a fun way to practice 1:1 correspondence.
*These counting tower mats come in color and black and white.
*Also included, a
This is a test prep resource aligned to the common core standards for 5th grade. This could easily be used in 4th grade or 6th grade for remediation.
This contains 3 passages: 2 informational and 1 fictional about the game show Survivor. Each passage contains 2 pages of multiple choice and extended