FIFTY original 2nd grade close reading passages and activities that are PERFECT for teaching your students to become masters of close reading. There are nine non-fiction learning targets in this product. Each learning target has 5 passages specifically dedicated to it. The learning target for COMPAR
This unit was made to go Patricia Polacco's book The Junkyard Wonders. Included are 18 pages of activities to challenges your students to think more deeply about the story. The unit was created with the 4th and 5th grade Common Core Standards in mind. Topics explored are theme, setting, character
Students will be introduced to the four main philosophers of ancient Greece (Sophocles, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle). Students will critically examine two notable quotations from each philosopher, asking what they felt the message of each idea meant. Next, students will write and share whether the
This is a winning grant proposal to purchase LEGO Mindstorm Invention System robotics kits to use for science, physics, technology and engineering activities. A state electrical cooperation awarded $1500.00 for this grant in 2002. This proposal is customizable and can be adjusted to compensate for t
This successfully funded Chromebooks grant provides a complete written proposal for you to get funded. I received $800 worth of technology from this proposal I wrote and you can too. Use Chromebooks in your classroom for technology fluency, project based learning. digital publications, literacy and
This download is a bundle of 6 of my successful grants written to obtain technology for my classroom. I wanted to gain items for digital storytelling, using green screen video FX in movie-making, and the apps and styluses needed to create iPad Drawings and Animations.
I wrote these grants for our p
Have your students bring a rock to class to investigate. They will draw their rock and describe its properties. Then introduce then to the rock cycle with the Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic foldable. They will write descriptions of the different types of rocks and draw examples. Great first i
Project-based learning activity is entitled "Make a Difference" because it challenges students to select an issue in their school, community, nation, or world that concerns them. They research this issue and write a report explaining statistics and logical information to support the need for their
Your students are sure to love celebrating Thanksgiving with this hands-on, pumpkin pie-themed sight words creation! This Dolch and Fry sight words resource is editable and differentiated. Students can read, match, build, and write more than 200 sight words while building their reading and literacy
Use this successful grant to enhance your grant proposal and make yours successful too! This grant was written to purchase school iPads and was approved twice! Just tweak it to match your goal's proposal, the student body, and the things that make your building unique!
This product is fully edi
This grant proposal, written in early 2012, allowed the special education department in my middle school to obtain 40 iPads and peripherals (Apple TV and projectors, etc). Because I teach a multi-subject program, it covers all academic areas, including math, language arts, and social skills. The pro
This 18-page packet of fun, engaging, and hassle-free activities is the perfect way to introduce, supplement, and assess your study of Memorial Day with your students.
Reading Comprehension (and questions)
K-W-L Charts (3)
ABC Order (and answer key)
Parts of Speech So
The fraction version of my very popular mixed number game!
This game is a great center or review activity. It uses strategy and number sense.
It has dozens of potential games!
The base game was the adding to find the greater sum. I have added three variations where they add, but need the lowest su
Sweet poem to your students as you wrap up the year! Send them off with a bag of items that hold a lot of meaning :)
- Includes a message from you to put on the outside of a goodie bag (and an area for you to sign)
- Includes a poem explaining the items in the goodie bag and their meaning
This is a grant that was written in the Fall of 2012 for a set of 5 iPod Touches and cases for an elementary school library. The grant summarizes the use of the iPod Touches in the school setting and emphasizes audiobooks, qr codes, and podcasts.
This grant could easily be adapted and changed to re
Students will be shown how to break-down ELA test type questions by putting them into more a simple question. This will help students more ably make their correct choice and gain a greater understanding of the question. Students will then apply this strategy on a non-fcition text, a fictional text a
This is the narrative for a success grant to obtain several eReaders for the school library. It includes rational based on a variety of needs, including serving ELL/ESOL, special education, and all student needs.
This is a grant proposal that was written for an elementary school library asking for a collection of elementary level graphic novels.
It includes a synopsis of the grant, steps for implementation, a description of the grant evaluation, and a product list. The proposed grant asks for a collection
This is a completed grant in which you can edit, copy, or paste information in order for you to get a SMARTboard in your classroom! The grant highlights the many positive aspects of this great technology, and explains why it should be implemented in your classroom!
(Please note, the attached bud
As an introduction to story writing and the creative writing process, these visual notes are a great way for students to understand what that process is and what it is not. Note sheet includes the following topics: ❒ What makes a story good?❒ What about the plot?❒ Narrative unity❒ Building suspense❒
Sequencing is an important reading comprehension skill that needs to be practiced frequently. This FREE packet includes 5 beginning-middle-end sequencing graphic organizers, one for each season (fall, winter, spring, and summer) and one blank one that can be used at any time.
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Do you want to add eBooks to your library or school? Use this grant to get started. This grant was written in 2010 for an elementary K-4 library. It is adaptable to other settings. It includes a grant summary, evaluation description, and a 204 eBook title and price list. The grant is based on t
♦ CLICK ON PREVIEW TO SEE PAGE 1 ♦This WINNING IPAD GRANT PROPOSAL was written in 2011 to procure a CLASSROOM SET OF IPADS worth over $16,000.iPads are fantastic tools for facilitating learning, as they allow students to make meaning through personal choice, collaboration, participation and creati
Activities NOT Included -- This product is designed to set up and organize for your makerspace.
- Editable Parent Letter
- Editable Materials List
- Editable Toolbox Labels
- Editable Makerspace Student Contract
- 11 Makerspace Printable Posters (4 different designs in varying colors)