6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion.
These activities are perfect for weekly homework, daily/bell work, classwork, review, test prep, or assessment.
Each of the 6 p
Engage your students with a real world fraction project! Includes 13 Pages of fraction practice aligned to common core standards. You can use this as an extended project, for individual skill practice, math center work, enrichment, assessment, or independent study. This is also perfect review as
**Updated January 2, 2015** Engage your students with this real world application of multi-digit multiplication! Use this multiplication math project to practice multi-digit multiplication by outfitting your own resort hotel with all of the necessary items. Figure out how many televisions you will
This Nonfiction Text Structure Resource Bundle is a complete pack of resources to help you teach the four main text structures; Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, and Chronological Order. I created these resources to align with the Common Core Standards for 4th and
These are COMPLETE 400+ pages of Assessments and Teaching Notes for ALL English Language Arts Standards for 5th Grade. These will cover your entire year!
Reading comprehension (literature and informational), writing, language/grammar, fluency, speaking and listening are all in
These fifth grade math assessments are great pre- and post-assessments to truly assess your students on the rigor of the Common Core Math Standards. They are organized, easy to implement, and have teaching notes that break the standards down into easy-to-understand language.
**Based on the Marzano Proficiency Scales
These posters will allow your students to easily monitor their understanding of any concept. This is a great way for teachers to see how students are feeling about their skills and abilities, letting teachers adapt their instruction and interventions accord
Enrich your multiplying and dividing decimals unit with these fun and engaging resources! Students use fun and colorful menus (print great in black and white, too) to practice their multiplying and dividing decimals skills! You can use this is an independent project, homework, math centers, or eve
This Paper Bag Character Book Report assignment is the perfect summative assignment for studying character or characterization, and is a great alternative to the traditional book report. It can be used with students’ independent reading, a novel study, literature circles, or a class read aloud.
Building Better Reading Responses is a scaffolded approach to help your students build and write better reading responses by using specific reading response goals to improve their comprehension and evidence in constructed responses.
I created this resource based on the strategies I use in my own cl
**COMPLETELY Updated 2/11/15** Your students are going to love shopping at The Math Market as they practicing adding, subtracting, and rounding decimals! This 14-page packet includes many engaging and authentic activities as well as and an authentic assessment that reinforce real-world concepts of
Reading Response Journal - Reading Response Questions, Prompts, and Assessment Resources
This Reading Response file contains well over 100 reader response prompts organized into sections for different comprehension strategies and story elements so you can match the response questions to your minile
You want your students to receive meaningful feedback on their papers and grow as writers. You also, though, need to have time to recharge on weekends and holidays without the burden of endless essay stacks hanging over your head.
With my five-minute-per-essay grading system, you’ll zip through you
This decimal teaching resource includes everything you need to supplement your 5th grade decimal instruction!
Click here to see a BUNDLED resource that includes this resource and SIX other 5th Grade Common Core math resour
I create a new caseload binder every year. It holds all the information I need access to daily on my students. I refer to it daily when lesson planning, during meetings, and when I am surprised by a parent phone call/visit about a student.
This binder is a great resource to ha
*Updated to include 6 postvocalic /r/ passages!
An amazing tool for any speech therapist! Do you have students who are able to say articulation sounds at the word and sentence level but do not transfer that skill during reading and conversation? “Articulation for Reading and Conversation” is for you
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 w
Building Better Math Responses - Constructed Responses for Problem-Solving in Math
Building Better Math Responses - a scaffolded approach to help your students build and write better math responses and improve their problem-solving explanations and constructed responses.
I created this resource ba
This Multiplying and Dividing Fractions Resource contains a wealth of resources to help you teach the common core math skills of multiplying whole numbers by fractions, fractions by fractions, dividing whole numbers by unit fractions, and dividing unit fractions by whole numbers.
The 22-page Problem Solving Assessment Pack includes two tests, a pretest and a posttest, designed to help you assess your students' math problem-solving abilities. The pretest data will enable you to determine where to begin with your problem-solving instruction; the posttest data will help you tra
This product includes TWO rubrics for easy and effective student assessment. There is a rubric for narrative writing and a rubric for informational writing! Great for 6-traits, writing workshop, or ANY writing program. The rubrics are very teacher friendly and student friendly. This product was spec
This Analyzing Character Pack is Common Core Aligned for 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and 5th Grade.
This pack can be used with Reading Workshop, Daily 5/Cafe, basal readers, literature circles, book clubs, small group lessons, whole group lessons, you name it!
All the Science Concepts in my Bundles are in one place here as a review for the whole year!
This bundle has four review sheets to help students review and learn the basic concepts that will help them solve test questions. If the students know the concept, they have the basic knowledge needed to an
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 rubr
**BEST SELLER** This pack has been UPDATED to include 195 pages of materials to help you organize and plan your Teacher Evidence binder aligned to the Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Many of the pages are editable f
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 m
Grammar worksheets and tests FOR THE YEAR!
The topics/skills included in this huge packet of grammar worksheets are the same as in my Interactive Grammar Notebook. Scroll down for a list of lessons and topics.
**Grades 4-5 Version** Level A Grammar Practice & Assess
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REVISED Dec. 2016 with updated graphic organizers!!!
This resource is a combination of four guided reading levels appropriate for an average third grader. There are 552 pages of resources in this one download!
These four resources could be purchased separately. But, you will save 20% if you purch
United States Constitution Detectives. Your students will become detectives and research the United States Constitution in a fun and meaningful way. This is a comprehensive unit that includes questions about the Constitution. The questions are all referenced by the Articles and Sections within the C
This set of 30 task cards on the scientific method will provide the perfect instruction and reinforcement of the scientific method for students in grades 6-10.
Task cards are a fantastic way to reinforce lessons, review difficult concepts, or provide extra practice for the struggling student. The
This Inferencing Activity bundle is a complete pack of resources to help you teach your students how to make and defend inferences. This resource was created to align with the Common Core Standards for 4th and 5th grade Language Arts. They teach students what an inference is, and
This handy little 2-page graphic organizer is just the thing you need to help your students stay focused during read-aloud. It also works great for book clubs, book reports, and independent contracts. The sky is the limit! Suggestions for use included!
Did you know that researchers estimate 85% of achievement test scores are based on the vocabulary of the standards?
With that in mind, that is why I created the Interactive Notebook for Test Prep Vocabulary. Students will interact and become experts with 42 of the most critical verbs found with
**ALL GRADE 5-6 STANDARDS** Close-reading ready! Engaging, lengthy, and meaningful standards-based non-fiction passages and assessments for ALL TWENTY Common Core Informational Text Standards in Grades 5-6 in ONE bundle of 20 teacher-friendly and student-friendly printables!
Figurative Language Worksheet Set of 12, Middle Grades for Common Core
This Figurative Language is Reading Candy Worksheet Set includes 12 worksheets and answer keys ready for you to use in your classroom. Download the preview file for a free simile worksheet and answer key that you can use right a
Cultivate responsible, goal-driven, reflective students through data tracking!
Data Folders allow students to set goals, monitor progress, and practice graphing skills for an authentic purpose. Additionally, they help foster responsibility and help prepare students for life outside
Have your students complete this engaging sort that allows students to practice identifying nonfiction text features! In this sort students will match the term, its definition, and an example of the term. The words included in this sort are: label, photograph, caption, comparison, cutaways, maps,
18 Half-Page Multi-Part Math Problem Task Cards that will engage your students in practicing a variety of math skills! These Performance Based Tasks are essential in preparing for upcoming, rigorous state tests!
I created these task cards to fill a strong need for performance-based assessment prac
These math tri-folds are perfect for you to use during your guided math groups, math assessments, or homework. Three tri-folds per standard give you plenty material to introduce, practice, and assess!
These math booklets are organized by standard, so you will save time planning your small group l
Nonfiction Text Structures PowerPoint: This powerpoint is ideal if you want to introduce the 5 nonfiction text structures to your students. Plus, all of the example paragraphs are related to soccer!! As a bonus, this file includes a 4-page PowerPoint companion. Students can write on the companion h
Not only will this set provide you with year-long test prep of the Critical Verbs of the Common Core, but it will also create an AMAZING display on your bulletin board!
Are your students struggling with understanding the critical verbs in the Common Core Standards? These verbs are tricky and stu
Obtain language baseline data easily for your upper level students. Questions aligned with Common Core Standards! Quick and easy to administer-simply read questions and record student answers.
Provides a picture of where the student is performing based on standards. Perfect