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Reference Sheets Math, ELA, Social Studies, Science Reference Helpers & DIGITAL

Mrs Renz Class
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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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    Give your 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students the reference sheets they need to be independent learners with this bundled set of 4 subject reference helper charts. Use the DIGITAL Version for DISTANCE LEARNING or the PRINT version for making helper packets for homework folders, in centers and to use as helper reference charts at school, home, or in special education classes. The bundle saves money!

    DISTANCE LEARNING NOTE: You have permission to use the digital version with your students such as Google Classroom™ PROVIDED YOU USE THE MATERIALS BEHIND A SECURED OR PASSWORD PROTECTED SITE and materials are NOT posted directly to the Internet for others to view.

    The math helper sheets now include international math helper pages with proper spelling and metric measures and bank cheques for teachers in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Ireland!

    This set includes 4 must-have helper reference charts for upper grade students for Math, English Language Arts, Social Studies (USA edition) and Science. The reference charts are designed in an "office" format with 4 pages packed with information that can be glued onto the faces of a file folder. Students can have their tools with them at school, can take their tools to another classroom, or use them at home. 

    Each set of helper charts has 4 or 5 pages of PDFs in color plus 4 or 5 PDF pages in black and white. Each set also has a 1-page editable (MS Word) file folder label template and a 1-page hints and tips page. The social studies helper charts have 4 different pages of map options for the U.S. regions map to match your curriculum. The ELA reference charts now offer another option for the sentence types with different wording. The math charts now have numbers written in words in cursive and also manuscript options.

    Need a smaller size? Just print at 92% to fit student composition books!

    The digital-ready version is in PowerPoint format. You have permission to upload it to your Google Drive™, convert it to Google Slides™

    and share with your students to give them the tools for independence they need especially during distance learning.

    Language Arts/Literacy Topics Included with Definitions and Examples: 

    • Parts of Speech (Common Nouns, Proper Nouns, Singular Nouns, Plural Nouns, Pronouns, Prepositions, Adjectives, Verbs (Past, Present, Future), Adverbs

    • Word Study (Common Word Roots, Common Prefixes, Common Suffixes)

    • Types of Sentences (Declarative, Interrogative, Exclamatory, Imperative) option 1

    • Types of Sentences (Statement, Question, Exclamation, Command) option 2

    • Synonym

    • Antonym

    • Homonym

    • Homophone

    • Types of Writing (Expository, Narrative, Persuasive, Descriptive)

    • Poetry Figurative Language (Alliteration, Hyperbole, Idiom, Imagery, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, Personification, Simile)

    • Reading Comprehension Strategies

    • Using “I" or “Me”

    • Spelling Tricksters (its, it's/ to, too, two/ their, there, they're/ your, you're/ desert, dessert/ weather, whether/ are, our/ lose, loose)

    • No Excuses 100 Word Spelling List (Commonly used in writing)

    • Making Connections (Text to Self, Text to Text, Text to World)

    • 6 Traits of Writing (word choice, ideas, organization, sentence fluency, voice, conventions)

    • Author’s Purpose (P.I.E – Persuade, Inform, Entertain)

    • Plot Diagram (Exposition, Conflict, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution)

    • Four motivational reading and writing quotes

    Math Topics, Definitions & Examples: 

    Topics referenced:

    • Multiplication chart (0-12s) with perfect squares shaded

    • Key words for math (+ - x divide, equals)

    • Number line (-10 to 10)

    • Number line (decimals in tenths from 0 to 1)

    • Fraction bar equivalents chart

    • Order of operations chart

    • Fractions to decimals to percent chart

    • Place value chart (millions to thousandths and hundred billions to thousandths)

    • Coordinate graphing chart (coordinate points, quadrants, x & y-axis)

    • Greater than, less than, greater than or equal to, less than or equal to chart

    • 2-D polygons chart (decagon, dodecagon, equilateral triangle, hexagon, isosceles triangle, octagon, parallelogram, pentagon, rectangle, rhombus, right triangle, scalene triangle, square, trapezoid)

    • 3-D polygons chart (cone, cube, cylinder, hexagonal prism, rectangular prism, rectangular pyramid, sphere, triangular prism) 

    • Rounding helper chart

    • Formulas - area, perimeter, volume of rectangles & rectangular prisms

    • Protractor examples chart (acute angle, right angle, obtuse angle)

    • Math abbreviations chart

    • Customary Measures and equivalents charts for length, capacity and weight  (USA edition only)

    • Metric measures and equivalents charts for length, capacity and weight (USA), International version also has mass, volume, and area

    • Time and calendar chart

    • Thermometer chart (Fahrenheit and Celsius with examples (USA edition); International version has Celsius thermometer only)

    • Types of angles chart (acute angle, obtuse angle, right angle, straight angle)

    • Types of lines chart (line, line segment, intersecting lines, parallel lines, perpendicular lines, rays)

    • Volume terminology chart (vertex, edge, face)

    • Sample bank check filled out (classroom economy & real life) - International cheques have their country information and currency (pounds, euros, dollars)

    • Numbers written as words to millions (for check writing - in both cursive and manuscript font choices)

    • Roman Numerals chart (examples from 1 to 1,000)

    Social Studies (USA Edition) Topics, Definitions & Examples: 

    Topics referenced:

    • 7 Continents

    • Latitude Lines

    • Longitude Lines

    • Prime Meridian

    • Equator

    • Compass Rose

    • Major Oceans

    • Major Rivers & Lengths

    • Map Coordinates

    • Branches of Government 

    • Legislative Branch

    • Executive Branch

    • Judicial Branch

    • 50 States (list & map)

    • State Capitals

    • Statehood

    • State Abbreviations

    • Checks and Balances

    • Amendment

    • Constitution Preamble

    • Branches of the Military

    • American Flag Facts

    • Presidents, Dates in Office, Political Party (updated to include 46th President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. )

    • Oregon Trail Map

    • Oregon Trail Landmarks

    • 13 Colonies

    • 13 Colonies Statehood

    • 13 Colonies Date Founded

    • Brief History Timeline

    • U.S. Regions Map (4 region map options)

    • U.S. Time Zone Map

    Science Topics, Definitions & Examples: 

    Topics Referenced

    • Water Cycle

    • Solar System Planets

    • Animal Cell

    • Cloud Types

    • earth’s Layers

    • Ocean Zones

    • Types of Rocks

    • Moh’s Hardness Scale

    • Nutrition Guide

    • Body Systems

    • Five Senses

    • Skeleton & Bones

    • Environments

    • Reduce Reuse Recycle

    • Butterfly Life Cycle

    • Plant Parts

    • Predator/Prey

    • Producer/Consumer/ Decomposer

    • Food Chain

    • Food Web

    • Force & Motion

    • Simple Machines (wheel & axle, wedge, lever, inclined plane, pulley and screw)

    • Forms of Energy (electrical, heat, light, magnetic, sound)

    • Magnetism (attract/repel)

    • Electrical Circuits (series & parallel)

    • Rainbow colors

    • States of Matter (solid, liquid, gas)

    • Temperature Conversion formulas (F to C, C to F)

    • Periodic Table of the Elements

    • Fraction-Decimal-Percent Equivalents

    These helper pages are not tagged for Common Core but they reinforce many CCSS concepts.

    BUNDLE BONUS includes a 1-page math helper chart.

    Enjoy giving students the tools to become independent learners!

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    Teaching Duration
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