Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary

Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
Construction Transformation for Upper Elementary
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(38 MB|76 pages)
Product Description

Have students become construction workers for a week of science, social studies, math, and reading spy activities for upper elementary! All activities are rigorous, engaging, and upper elementary focused!

You can transform your classroom into a construction themed room or just work on the activities with a construction theme, either way these high level activities will keep your students engaged!

How will this help the teacher and student?

Engagement- Students will be engaged the ENTIRE time you are learning about different concepts with a spy theme!

Integrated- All subjects will have lessons relating to mysteries. You will teach math, science, social studies, and reading all with the same theme!

Rigor- These activities are higher level and really make your kids think and work through hard concepts!

Low Prep- Almost all activities are print and go!

What’s Included?

Included:

All activities have a teacher guide included for extra instruction.

Literacy Activities

  • 6 Reading Rotation Activities (includes a checklist, a teacher time lesson with a mini reader, QR codes and links for listening to reading, an original close reading story with questions, a poster sheet that goes along with a book, and a sentence building activity!)
  • 2 Mentor Text Lessons (context clues, research, and compare and contrast) with Ada Twist, Scientist, Mighty, Mighty Construction Site & Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
  • Group Project with an option to use technology or to not use technology
  • Two "Fix-It" Sentence activities
  • How-To Writing Project

Math Activities

  • Construction Word Problem Race-All different types of word problems so that students can earn blocks to build a building.
  • Create a building plan- Area and perimeter practice
  • Measuring activity where students measure different construction items to see if they can fit in the truck.
  • "Construct it"- mixed problems for review
  • Build the Site- Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division problems in a color
  • Find the Missing Pieces- Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division

Social Studies Activities

  • History of Construction Research and Timeline
  • What I Want to Be When I Grow Up Research

Science

  • STEM project-Make it Strong
  • STEM project- Build It!

I loved the theme of the construction and building, but I wanted something that would not only work with little kids but with the upper elementary crowd too. That is why I created a unit where the students would be engaged, but also learning and practicing higher level skills in all subjects! I hope your kiddos are as engaged as mine are during this week!

Much Love,

Hannah

The Friendly Teacher

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76 pages
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