This hands on project aligns with the Alberta Program of Studies for the Electricity Units. It asks students to apply or develop their understandings of electricity, circuits, switches and circuit diagrams when creating a working burglar alarm for
This assessment can be used as a pretest, a final assessment or as a formative assessment within your unit. It has been included in multiple formats in order to accommodate teachers with and without printing budgets. In order to increase the
Students apply their understandings of fractions to make art! Originally I did this project with my grade 5 students on graph paper, giving them more freedom to create images of different sizes and complexities. For my grade 3 class, the grid
This set includes 8 posters with strategies for students to use when they are working independently, or for an educator to reference during a lesson. This set is in PDF format.
Purchase includes the license for one teacher to use these posters in
This unit plan includes lesson descriptions and materials for 10 lessons (based on 1 hour periods). This unit was designed to flow directly into a mini unit on perimeter, spiraling to include previously learned knowledge from our 2D Shapes and 3D
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This package includes two versions of this assessment. Our district uses the Limited to Mastering grading scale and it is included in the first version. The second version has the grading scale removed to allow teachers
This activity asks students to describe a 2D shape by identifying the number of sides, corners, and congruent sides the shape has. It also asks students to draw the shape and label it as a regular or irregular polygon.
This activity structures a students retelling of a story. Students have to share about the setting, characters, the problem, and the events of the story in sequence. This can be used for a group book study or individually to help students develop
Squiggle writing is a huge hit in my class! The students love to turn that squiggle into something and create a story for it. It is easy and it can be a great way to pull in even the most reluctant of writers! So what do they do? First, they turn