Open ended responses are sometimes difficult to compose. This generic rubric spells out what's needed for students to write well developedt responses and is "kid friendly".. Also included are ideas of how to use this rubric.
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SOCIAL STUDIES, SCIENCE AND MATH
Color the States
United States Reports Travel Agent Edition
Students role play as travel agents as they research the U.S states.
First Ten Amendments Bill of Rights
You Decide Articles of Confederation or the Constitution
Revolutionary War Flash Cards
Revolutionary War Battles Assessment
French and Indian War Assessment
Social Studies Open Ended Responses
Government Issues Survey
Current government issues that will create lively debates and discussions. Students take surveys and compare results.
Persuasive Writing or Debates
Biome Activities for Kids
Climate and Weather Match up Card Games
Geography Flash Cards
Moon Exploration Activities
Students create a moon exploration time line. Math is integrated.
Water Earths Natural Beverage PowerPoint
Plants and Flowers Flashcards
Cool Cells Flash Cards
Cool Cells Activities
Isaac Newton Laws of Motion
Activities students relate to!
Inventors Research Project
Extensive list of inventors. accompanies this research project!
Seven Wonders of the World
Rockin Math Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division
Close Reading Informational Text Polar Bears
This is the perfect informational text, no prep resource, to connect English Language arts with social studies and science! The article about polar bears’ lives in the arctic regions of Earth and how they survive, will inspire your students to research these beautiful animals on their own. Creative activities! Questions and answers are included.
A great way for students to become very familiar with nonfiction features.
Nonfiction Detective Task Cards
Pre- reading, reading and post reading cards!
Nonfiction Find It and Check It
This packet helps to reinforce nonfiction text.
Common Core Informational Text Article (Cheetah)
The following resources can be used with any book or story, year to year! Student friendly rubrics are included!
Common Core ELA Informational Text Posters
Common Core Figurative Language
Common Core Reading Themes
Common Core Reading Standards Main Idea
Common Core Setting Comparisons
Common Core Foundational Skills Task Cards
Great informal assessment to determine who needs review or who has achieved mastery. Use year to year
Common Core Character Comparisons
Common Core Problems and Solutions
Common Core Reading Standards Cause and Effect
GRAMMAR AND SPELLING
Parts of Speech Animal Theme Posters
Laminate for future use!
Subject and Predicate Activities
Irregular Past and Participle Forms of Verbs
Adjective Adverb Game Common Core Supplement
Adjective Adverb Task Cards
Common and Proper Nouns Practice for the Common Core
Common Proper Nouns Game
Spelling Activities To Use with Any Spelling List
How to Spell Plural Nouns
BOOK REPORTS AND OTHER REPORTS
Book Report Trifold Use With Any Novel
Use the pages year to year with any fiction book or story. Students will be motivated to work for the extra bonus points that are offered! A note to parents is also included with all the instructions about the report and a slip to send back to you. Complete instructions are included.
Design a Game Book Report
An amazing book report. Students create games based on stories they've read. All time favorite activity loved by students, their parents, teachers and administrators! Encourages students to read different genre. Have a Game Day!
Bloom Ball Reports
Inspires students to “think out of the box” to create reports for any subject, book, or story. Use with any fiction, nonfiction or subject. Based on the latest Bloom Taxonomy verbiage. These reports encourage higher-level thinking and make colorful year round classroom displays! Students, teachers, parents and administrators love the reports! For 5th grade and up. Middle and high school teachers tell me they’re using them too!
ALL TIME FAVORITES
Novel Response Cards
Use year to year, with any book or story. This is one of my most popular resources!
Number the Stars 19 Page Packet
This is now a 70 page packet! There is an informational article about World War II for pre reading activities, with questions and answers. Also included are maps of Europe and Denmark with questions and answers. This provides students with a historical perspective of World War II. Covers all reading strategies and more!
Similes Metaphors and More
Use with any book or story! Examples and definitions are given on each page.
A great way for students to become very familiar with nonfiction features
Figurative Language Chart and Student Worksheets
A very handy reference chart with examples of figurative language as well as other activities. Students use their copies of the chart as they work on written assignments in class. . A VERY popular resource all teachers must have!
Movie Review for Students
Keep your students focused as they watch videos in class. Add these sheets to your sub folder!
Fantasy Essential Elements Literature Unit
Behavior Forms for Teachers
Forms all teachers need!
Behavior Reinforcing Student Responsibility
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