Kagan Quiz-Quiz-Trade Beginning of the Year Activity. This activity allows all students to participate. What better way for you and your students to get to know each other than playing this fun game! Enjoy!
This is a great Kagan activity to use at the beginning of the year with your students. It will help the students get to know one another and start to build upon your positive classroom community. The students enjoy it!
This is designed for the Kagan activity Find Someone Who. The premise is you have to find someone in your classroom to sign each of those boxes. Depending on how many students are in each class, you can limit it to each person can only sign one box or whichever method best fits your classroom.
This is a great Kagan inspired activity for your students to do to get to know each other. I chose activities that were general and mostly free so that your students would have a wide variety to choose from. Students simply walk around the room to see which activity their classmates did over the sum
Kagan strategies promote cooperative learning. Why not create a cooperative learning environment from the first days of school? This editable PowerPoint includes ideas for beginning of year procedures while incorporating cooperative learning so students begin working together and getting to know eac
What motivated nations in the years preceding World War II? Why did some countries seek war while others sought to avoid war? During the 1930s, the Axis powers began a series of actions which eventually resulted in worldwide war.Directions:For each country included in the graphic organizer students,
This March Activities Bundle includes everything you need to accommodate your lesson plans during the month while integrating St. Patrick's Day at the same time. From writing, to grammar, to math and everything in between YES... you CAN have some St. Paddy's Day fun while your students are actively
This set of 50 cards can be laminated and cut apart. Store on a ring or keep rubber banded in a safe spot for easy access!
These cards will help you to allow students to randomly choose partners in class. You can pass these cards out to the students and have them find their match. I have students
Teaching your students how to identify different types of sentences types does not have to be difficult. These differentiated declarative and interrogative sentence task cards were designed to help students recognize these types of sentences and using periods and question marks to appropriately pun
Teaching your students how to identify different types of sentences types does not have to be difficult. These differentiated imperative and exclamatory sentence task cards were designed to help students recognize these types of sentences and using periods and exclamation marks to appropriately pun
While I typically use these as an interactive, high-five game, this year brings challenges that mean students will need to have more independent time at their desks. As sad as I am about this, I hope these practice cards, with questions on one side and answers on the other, can be used to give stude
This flipchart is aligned with Scott Foresman Social Studies 5th Grade: The United States textbook and workbook Ch. 12: Times of Change. It is about 2-4 weeks worth of lessons/content for your history class. It contains: Lesson 1: The United States Turns Fifty, Lesson 2: A New Kind of Revolution
Kagan-inspired Find Someone Who activity for the beginning of the year. Great way to introduce the structure! Also valuable in helping students with taking turns and responding to each other. Parting sentences are given for those students who are not comfortable responding to others on their own.
Begin the school year with a lesson about what to bring and NOT bring to school using the mentor text Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes. First through third grade students work together using the Kagan Cooperative Structures "Think-Pair-Share" and "Simultaneous Roundtable" to establish
The beginning of the school year is a whirlwind! This is a fast and fun activity that can be done multiple times in the first few weeks of school. Students will get to know each others interests and experiences and move to get out the "summer jitters".
This is also a great way to begin teaching the
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 makes
This is a Kagan strategy that I love to use at the beginning of the year. There are enough slides for 18 students currently. You can simply add more by clicking the plus sign after click on the students name slide. This is a great ice breaker for students to get to know each other and things they
Toward the end of the kindergarten school year, rather than teaching one letter a week, the teacher will often group multiple letters each week - which this lesson is ideal for. This lesson teaches students to identify and discriminate between the /d/, /l/, and /k/ sounds, demonstrate phonemic awar
This Halloween themed packet of graphic organizers was designed to accompany any of your favorite Halloween read-aloud books! Your students will practice reading comprehension skills including plot, compare and contrast, main idea and details, vocabulary practice, and summarizing!HERE'S WHAT OTHER
These are great for beginning first graders or end of year Kindergarten. I use them to do a Kagan Quiz Quiz Trade where they pair up with a partner and the partner tells the missing sound. They could also be put in a center with magnet letters or tiles.
I typically use this at the beginning of the year to introduce American Literature.My resource includes:-3 days of lesson plans-3 days worth of step by step slides in google slides that can be used to teach the class with built in timers-A Kagan All-Write Round Robin-Cornell notes template-A Numbere
This is a game that I use at the beginning of the year to review the Pre-Algebra basics. It is an "Around the World" game with 60 cards (10 for each of the following topics: integer operations, fractions, order of operations, distributive property, combining like terms, and writing expressions). T
Students will read numbers and color words independently at the beginning of the year with this great shared reading story. Teach color words with eight engaging communication arts and math activities for whole group instruction, fast finishers, partners, Kagan Cooperative Learning Stuctures and in