This is a set of six different RAFT activities that can be used during your study of Western Expansion. I use RAFT activities in my class all the time as formative assessments for my units, and my 5th graders love them.
The purpose of the R.A.F.T.
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I am forever trying to get my 5th graders organized! Every year I try to come up with some new strategies for that purpose. So this year I designed a document with everything in the same place.
There is a
This is a set of four different RAFT activities that can be used during the last few weeks of school to keep the enthusiasm going. I use RAFT activities in my class all the time as formative assessments for my units, and my 5th graders love them.
The first day of school is a great day to use this resource! Get to know your students and their thoughts about school.
These documents are specific to 5th grade, but I also included modified applications that are fill-in-the-blank to use with
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I am forever trying to get my 5th graders organized! Every year I try to come up with some new strategies for that purpose. So this year I
This freebie is just one of the writing sheets in my full product... Western Expansion/Gold Rush R.A.F.T. Activities which you can find here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Western-ExpansionGold-Rush-RAFT-Activities-1385710
I love doing
This graphic organizer can be used during your study of the Gold Rush. The smallest circle is used at the beginning of the unit. The largest circle at the end, and the middle one can be used anytime in between.
It's interesting, both to the
Are you like me? You see all these great ideas online using paint chips in the classroom... but the nearest Home Depot is over 70 miles away! Frustrating!! So... I got creative and made my own.
There are 15 different color options that you can