This quarterly pacing guide includes all "I Can" statements, key vocabulary, and essential questions. It is written for many of the anchor standards to overlap over the course of the year. It also includes suggested writing products to be completed
Use this PowerPoint (with hyperlinks) to navigate around the United States with your students. Students can journal or write about each place they've visited, or sit back and relax while discussing many hidden gems of the U.S. with their classmates.
Use this behavior sheet as a tool to hold students accountable for their behavior and responsibilities, communicate with parents, and reward students for good behavior. Students receive one sheet each week. Students receive a tally mark each time
45+ Type II (from John Collins' Writing) and extended response questions centered around 5th and 6th grade social studies standards. Subject areas include U.S. geography, U.S. history, economics, government, etc. This is a great way to quickly
This interactive PowerPoint presentation takes students through the various regions of South America. It provides information on such things climate, landforms, wildlife, etc. Many slides also have hyperlinks that will take students to information
Students will research a topic and use the 6+1 writing traits to produce an informational article with nonfiction text features. This assignment is also differentiated into two skill levels. Assignment comes with the criteria and rubric for students
This pack of extension activities is a great culminating project for any novel. They can be used by all students, or just those students who need an extension board to keep them working after a task. Students can choose a line of activities, or the
This is a quick and easy tool to use at the beginning of the school year to assess students' reading backgrounds and summer reading habits. A great way to start off the year in any elementary or intermediate reading classroom!
This set of 3 extension menus require students to complete various reading and writing activities during or after they've completed a grade level appropriate novel. The menu boards are created on 3 differentiated levels. The activities are similar,