Exploring Elementary

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Join in with your students in exploring big dreams that they have for the new year! This is a bit of a twist on New Resolutions! Using the song, "A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman Soundtrack students will use their Close Reading strategies
Subjects:
Writing, The New Year, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
Let's head out on a culinary adventure! Grab a crock pot and a writing notebook! Students will become chefs as they learn how to make play-dough, caramel dipping sauce, chicken tacos, and crust less pumpkin pie! After students finish cooking up a
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Cooking, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Cultural Activities
$3.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
This is a versatile product as you can use it to help enhance your classroom with some motivational quotes and it also serves as a writing activity. Students will read a quote and think about what it means to them. They will write out a written
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, GATE
$3.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
Hello Friends! There is just SOMETHING special about “The Nutcracker.” I have loved this story since I was a little girl. This past December we spent a whole month exploring different versions of “The Nutcracker” and just had a blast with our
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By Exploring Elementary
There is nothing better than discussing and reflecting on a quote with students! Each Monday I post a quote on the board and throughout the week we talk about it. On Thursdays students write their own reflection of the quote. I learn so much about
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
GATE, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
Join in with your students in exploring new opportunities that they have for the new year! This is a bit of a twist on New Resolutions! Using the song, "Opportunity" from the Annie Soundtrack students will use their Close Reading strategies to
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, The New Year, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
1 rating
3.9
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By Exploring Elementary
We love exploring The Nutcracker every December! There are so many different version to use! Included in this packet is reading response sheets that you can use with any version!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
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By Exploring Elementary
Dear Friends, I am a huge fan of the “I Survived” books by Laura Tarshis. Many of my third graders have read the books through guided reading or just on their own. I thought a fun writing extension would be that each student wrote their own version
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Guided Reading Books
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
State Testing is just around the corner! I have learned that the "You can do it!" time I put into my classroom environment is just as important as the academic test prep that is done! This product contains notes for you to use for your students
Subjects:
Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Posters
FREE
17 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
Are you heading to Abilene, KS to the Eisenhower Presidential Library? Grab this updated freebie and send your kids on a fun scavenger hunt around the museum!
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Research, Activities
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
A fun, simple, and engaging writing activity for kiddos of all ages! Have the students reflect back on all that they have done this school year! Have them create a TOP TEN LIST! They can use words and illustrations to show off their favorite
Subjects:
Creative Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables
FREE
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By Exploring Elementary
Hello Friends! I love bookmarks! I love books! I love the amazing graphics that Niki from Melonheadz created! The great thing about this file is that they print great in color and also on colored paper! I printed mine on blue, green and red
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Cooperative Learning
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
I LOVE the "I SURVIVED" book series by Lauren Tarshis! One of my favorites is "I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916." When we talk about ENGAGING books, oh this is the series for you! I have used these books in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade! One of my
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
FREE
11 ratings
4.0
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By Exploring Elementary
Dear Fifth Grade Kansas Teachers! I am excited about diving into the new standards for the first time this year! This is my first year in fifth grade and I am thrilled that we get to teach such GREAT history! My hope is that my students will fall
Subjects:
Government, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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