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May Teaching Ideas -- Tips, Tricks, and News for the month of May

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
5 pages


Find lots of ideas for making May meaningful and fun in your classroom with this free download!

First, you’ll find a calendar with unit and lesson plan ideas for the entire month. The planning guide is filled with lessons that meet a variety of skills and meet a ton of learning standards! Plus, each suggested unit is engaging and optimized to make learning and teaching fun! Lesson planning for the month has never been easier!

You’ll find links to a TON of tips and tricks in this download, too!

There’s simple ideas for taking the learning outdoors during the month of May. You’ll find links to popular blog posts about vocabulary and surviving the end of the school year. Speaking of the end-of-the-year, there’s tons of ideas for the last days of the school year including gifts for students, back-up plans, and a link to a favorite school year reflection activity. There’s also an inspirational quote card included as well. You can cut out the quote and post it somewhere in your classroom for inspiration, or you could even frame it and gift it to a colleague (or yourself).

This virtual plan book is designed to make planning and teaching all May long a little easier and A LOT more fun!

In this FREE resource, you’ll find:

• An About this Resource Guide

• A Planning Guide for the Month of May (with four unit ideas)

• Tips and Tricks for taking the learning outside, vocabulary, back up plans, and the end of the year

• Links to Free Resources

• Inspirational Teacher Quote to Cut and Post

Curious about the month of plans for MAY? Then, you’ve got to check out this bundle: May Unit Plans Pack. You can download all 4 of the units for 20 days of fun ELA instruction for a reduced price! It couldn’t be easier to teach all month long!

Find other virtual plan books HERE:

September Plan Book

October Plan Book

November Plan Book

December Plan Book

January Plan Book

February Plan Book

March Plan Book

April Plan Book

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