This Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts unit is packed full of standards-based lesson plans, professionally Lexiled passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RI 2.9. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the unit is still valuable to use when teaching students to com
The Index Card STEM Activity is surprisingly challenging! It will give your students such a fantastic engineering opportunity to think through the problems and solve them. The best part is that your prep includes one basic material and the kids take over from there. Just stand back and watch them br
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This is a nonfiction text set that incl
Now including a Google Classroom option! Are you looking for 1st Grade Emergency Sub Plans? This product is is an essential to your Back to School planning. It is completely no-prep; just print and go! Your sub binder or sub tub will be set with 3 FULL DAYS of lesson plans and engaging activities
I have dissected the 1st Grade Common Core Math Standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students! The quick assessments included in this packet will provide formative assessments that are an easy form of documentation for mastery of the Common Core Standards for 1st Grade
Daily shared reading with poems for April - common core aligned. Spring themed poems for your classroom! NOW WITH SEESAW 1 CLICK LINKS: The poem and the sorting activities are added for SEESAW and Google Slides friendly Powerpoint Files.These are the poems that are included in this resource:•Recycl
Do your students need help generating good opening and closing statements? How many of your students leave one or both out? Well not anymore! This pack will give your students a few ideas to get them started. You'll be amazed how much better your students' opening and closing statements improve! T
Teaching procedures is the KEY to having a great school year. This resource has everything you need in order to teach procedures in a fun and systematic way. There are 50 procedures with lesson plans and suggested activities. IncludesPacing Guide50 of the most common Back to School proceduresLesson
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This editable lesson plan template is a power point file and includes landscape lesson planning templates for reading, ELA, math, content and back to school, lesson plan samples from my first week of school, and a blank lesson planning template.These are great planning templates for those of you tha
*Now part of a Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle*SAVE here: Comprehension Strategies Mega-Bundle*Available in DIGITAL version here:Main Idea for Google SlidesIdentifying the Main Idea is such an important skill, but can sometimes be hard for young learners to grasp. This interactive PowerPoint in
In this winter mindfulness activity, students will participate in a mindfulness exercise to explore joy and warmth through their senses! Use the mindfulness script included to lead students through the exercise and reflect on their experience of joy or warmth in their hearts. Students then create a
Daily shared reading with poems for November - common core aligned. Fall themed poems for your classroom!NOW WITH SEESAW 1 CLICK LINKS: The poem and the sorting activities are added for SEESAW and Google Slides friendly Powerpoint Files.These are the poems that are included in this resource:•Out in
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Teach students to set goals with these classroom goal setting lessons. By the end of the unit, students will understand what it means to set SMART goals. These five goal-setting lessons have a whole group lesson plan as well as small group and individual activities to help students see and underst
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A STEM Activity featuring a bucket has turned out to be one of our favorites and your students will love it, too! This challenge is to build a tower (although not a very tall one) that will hold weight. Students engineer a suspending “bucket” within the tower and the bucket must hold weight. The bes
Sight Word Interactive Notebook Bundle Pre-Primer explained: This Sight Words Bundle has been designed for students learning Kindergarten High Frequency/Sight Words. Perfect for those learning from the Dolch Pre-Primer list. Great for reference and practice! With simple shapes and detailed instructi
Guided Reading Level C
This Guided Reading: LEVEL C unit is full of student activities and teacher materials that you can use to support your students in their journey to reading. Use these materials to plan and implement effective guided reading lessons that target their exact needs. Everything i
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In this lesson, students will be given a mystery to solve, based on their knowledge of cells. To solve the mystery, they need to know the major differences between plant and animal cells. Students apply their knowledge to a "real-life" scenario in which they must classify cells as
This freebie includes a complete interactive reading notebook lesson on making inferences. It is a bonus lesson that is not included in my other notebook products, so be sure to download this if you own those as well.
This lesson includes 3 activities and is aligned to CCSS standards for grades 4-8
This Author's Purpose unit is packed full of standards-based lesson plans, professionally Lexiled passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RI2.6. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the unit is still valuable to use when teaching students to find the author's purpose
This Recount or Retell unit is packed full of standards-based lesson plans, professionally Lexiled passages, and activities to use while you are teaching the standard RL2.2. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the unit is still valuable to use when teachings students how to recount a story and