Dawn Elliott

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By Dawn Elliott
It is often a challenge to get children to add details to their sentences so this handout gives them practice making them juicier. In my classroom with use the word "juicy" to liven up our language. Juicy words, juicy sentences...I find that they
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
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By Dawn Elliott
I created this rubric to encourage more participation in my classroom. It is a great way to have students self assess their participation. It could be used in a variety of ways. Some years I have used it once a day at the end of the day. Other
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Rubrics
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By Dawn Elliott
This rubric can be used after researching any state. This rubric provides a thorough outline of poster criteria so kids can use it as a checklist while working on their posters.
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Research, Activities, Rubrics
$1.00
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By Dawn Elliott
At the beginning of the school year we do many activities to help us get to know each other. This "All About Me Poster" is one of my favorite activities. Each student is given an "All About Me" handout and then fills out each box with their ideas.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
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By Dawn Elliott
This is a great checklist to use with your whole class or with just a few students who need a way to help them keep their homework organized. Students need to put a check mark in the column when they are done with an assignment and then have either
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homework, Printables, For Parents
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By Dawn Elliott
Poetry is fun to teach to children of all ages. This template provides children with the definition and an example of a Haiku. It also provides two blank templates for them to try writing Haikus of their own.
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
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By Dawn Elliott
I use this handout in the beginning of my Electricity Unit to get my students to think about all of the things around them that use electricity. Usually they are surprised by how long their list is. I always love to read the paragraphs about what
Subjects:
Other (Science), Physical Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
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By Dawn Elliott
This is a hands-on investigation to support the Next Generation Science Standard (NGGS) ESS2. It fits nicely into a unit about erosion and weathering and does a great job of showing how water changes the shape of the land. It can easily be adapted
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
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By Dawn Elliott
I created this writing checklist to help remind my students about the criteria they needed when writing. I use the Lucy Calkins writing curriculum so this checklist aligns with her lessons.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers, Rubrics
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By Dawn Elliott
I always enjoy teaching my 4th graders about electricity and they enjoy it too because they get to do many fun experiments. This handout gives students the opportunity to experiment with static electricity. This activity has 4 stations that are
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
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By Dawn Elliott
This is a fun activity to enhance a Solar System unit. I let my 4th grade students use calculators to figure out their weight on other planets. They are always surprised when their calculate their weights...especially on Jupiter!
Subjects:
Astronomy
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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By Dawn Elliott
This scavenger hunt is a great ice breaker for a new class and is fun to do on the first or second day of school. I always enjoy watching kids move around the room to try and find a classmate that fits into each category. The best part is when
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
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1 rating
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By Dawn Elliott
Understanding the difference between a fact and an opinion is a difficult concept for children to grasp a hold of sometimes. This handout provides children with the opportunity to practice identifying which statements are facts and opinions.
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Dawn Elliott
This is a bundle of ten writing assignments about various topics. These can be used for homework or classwork writing. Each assignment has a topic, topic description, as well as a check list for kids to use before, during and after they write.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, For All Subject Areas, Writing-Essays
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Printables
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By Dawn Elliott
I created this chart because I wanted to hold my students more accountable for their home reading. I also wanted to make their home reading matter more and have more of a purpose. I gave each student a home reading journal so they could keep all
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homework, Interactive Notebooks
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By Dawn Elliott
My students always love to hunt for words in their books, so I created this word hunt chart as a way to reinforce syllable types. I have them keep this chart in their reading folder and fill it in whenever they read. When it is filled up I have
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Dawn Elliott
This is a great research activity to enhance a Geography Unit or Vermont Unit of study. Students can use a variety of resources to research many interesting facts about Vermont. I have often had my students work in pairs but it could easily be
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Research, Printables, Posters
$0.95
1 rating
4.0
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By Dawn Elliott
This activity is always fun to do at the beginning of the year. It is a great ice breaker and the kids love moving around the room to find out which of their classmates fits each category. I emphasize that it's not about winning, but more about
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
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By Dawn Elliott
Having students research topics is a great way for them to learn. I find that with my solar system unit, students enjoy researching topics because there are so many fascinating things to learn about. When I begin teaching about the moon, I always
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Handouts
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1 rating
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By Dawn Elliott
I mail this home during the summer to the parents of my incoming students and have them return it to me on the first day of school. You could also send it home in the beginning of the year. Because I do not know my new students right away in the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Other, Activities, For Parents
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