Lafcadio, The Lion Who Shot Back, by Shel Silverstein, must certainly have been written with the intent of being read out loud! It is one of my VERY FAVORITE classroom read-alouds! Full of smart, laugh-out-loud humor, it appeals to the boys as well as the girls. If you haven't tried reading this t
Read the poem with your students and then either do this activity as seat work or as a class. There is a color version and a black and white version of the worksheet. My expectation is that the teacher would give students the black and white versions and use the color version to project the page for
This is a PDF of Shel Silverstein's poem "Spider." It is typed in a cobweb font, and it is a great alternative Halloween narrative without being specifically Halloween-related. However, it can be used throughout the year with any related unit.
I use this as a narrative to introduce an art activity
This activity is to be used in conjunction with Shel Silverstein's poem "Smart". Students will use each stanza of the poem to determine whether or not the boy in the poem is truly making a smart decision.
Students will use their knowledge of money, to draw (or cut and paste copies of coins), label
Want your kids to love poetry? Shel Silverstein's wacky, funny, adventurous poems make it possible!
This poetry study, based on six of Shel Silverstein's poems, includes multiple choice questions aligned with 5th grade ELA Common Core State Standards. (**Poems are NOT included to prevent copyright
This is a cute poem titled "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The students can learn the poem throughout the week and then be given a short 10 question multiple choice poetry quiz for assessment. The poem, quiz, and answer key are all included. The quiz is designed to assess students' knowledge of poetry
First, students will read the poem "Smart" by Shel Silverstein, which as various amounts of money in it. Students will then fill out a table which has them write each money amount listed in the poem and write it as a decimal and a fraction. There is then a different table for students to practice co
This mini-lesson is using the poem "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. Students will read the poem and complete the worksheet that is attached. They will have an activity to act out on the mini-lesson and a writing prompt to complete at the end.
A supplemental piece to go along with the poem Smart by Shel Silverstein. This is one of my favorite poems to introduce money to students. For this activity students will already need to have an understanding of the value of each coin. Student will determine whether or not they believe the choice by
This is a problem based instructional task, in which students read the poem "Smart" by Shel Silverstein and investigate the value of money. They will learn what a "fair trade" is, and will understand that the number of coins you have does not necessarily increase the amount of money you have.
This product has been developed as part of a week long Guided Reading Unit using the poem:"Smart" by Shel Silverstein (not included in the resource but readily available)In the poem, the poet describes the journey of a "favourite son" given $1 by his Dad and then begins swapping the dollar for amoun
This project is designed to help students see the importance of ratios and unit rates in real life, analyze and interpret poetry, and write using evidence.Students read "Smart" by Shel Silverstein and analyze the ratios within.
This is a quiz/worksheet to assess student understanding of a few basic poetic elements. It includes stanza, rhyme scheme, alliteration, internal rhyme, and repetition. It uses the poem "Smart" by Shel Silverstein.
Teaching the concept of irony? Help your students understand this literary device with the 30-slide PowerPoint: Isn't It Ironic? Presentation addresses verbal, situational, and dramatic irony with examples and kid-friendly pictures. Students will have an opportunity to show what they have learned a
Do your students love listening to stories? Do they love technology? Well, here's a combo of the two! These codes link to spring stories and are great for listening centers. There are 23 different stories - see the list below.You can see a sample from 4 of the pages by viewing the preview. The QR c
Music Therapy dollar and cent video & song for special needs individuals.Goal 1: Client will demonstrate understanding that 100 cents equals 1 dollar and 1 dollar equals 100 cents.Goal 2: Client will demonstrate five methods (with like coins or a bill) to create 100 cents (1 dollar).Domains: Aca
Integrating literature of any kind into your math lesson is always a great change of pace for your students. At first they might think it is strange to be reading in math, but by the end they always enjoy it!
Within this resource you will find an activity that has been created to be used with the p
Here's a complete unit for Middle School students on how to USE text structures to analyze text! It includes everything the teacher needs to Teach, Reteach & Enrich based on R.CCR.5/RI.5/RL.5 with built-in differentiation!All the work is done! Just make the copies and teach!What's included:TEA
The Value of Money is the third of 14-lesson in the Financial Literacy for Kids thematic unit, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the Financial Literacy standards, and the National Standards in Economics, and Reading/Language Arts. This lesson focuses on exploring how coins are produ
This 26 page download includes the following items to teach money in your primary classroom:
* Coin request (letter to parents)
* Pre-Assessment (done as a 1:1 interview - includes task and recording sheet)
* Small group instruction (suggested lesson and pacing)
* Money Planner with icons and label