Hill Country Creations

 (71)
United States - Texas - Fredericksburg
Hill Country Creations
4.0
329 votes
Let's make the learning journey exciting!!! Always proud to be a teacher..
 
FREE Download
Assess the general quality of my work with this free download
clear search
Leader Board Superb
My Products
sort by:
Best Seller
view:
This unit includes all of what you need to teach alternative energy forms. The unit includes an informational sheet on each of the five energies. There are activities, or demonstrations, to go with all five forms. Activities include making a wind
$4.00
27 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.37 MB)
This 15 page units gives students practice differentiating between renewable and nonrenewable resources. The unit includes vocabulary cards, a diagram of fossil fuel formation, charts that tell how long it takes for resources to be created or
$2.50
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.08 MB)
This SCOOT activity will help students differentiate between renewable and nonrenewable energy forms. Students are given clues that lead to making the choice between the two energy forms. This can also be used as a sorting activity. Meets Texas
$1.25
20 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.82 MB)
These review sheets allow students the opportunity to review for the fifth grade science STAAR test. Most pages have 4-5 questions that are formatted and very similar to what has been on previous tests. The sheets concentrate on these categories:
$5.00
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.40 MB)
Students often get the terms REFLECTION and REFRACTION confused. This exercise will help them with the simple differences of BOUNCING and BENDING of light. Definitions are given. Key differnces are noted. Students look at slides/cards that give
$1.75
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.37 MB)
This activity is great review for state mandated tests. There are twelve cards that give hints that students should be able to use to decide whether the organism described is a consumer, a producer, or a decomposer. The clues all relate back to
$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.62 MB)
This unit gives a very comprehensive and thorough lesson on fossils that form in sedimentary rock. The unit meets NGSS and Texas TEKS Resource System objectives 5.7a and 5.7d, along with Common Core objectives. The unit begins with a page on the
$3.00
14 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (3.44 MB)
Twenty-eight cards that highlight vocabulary and science standards that are key to the fifth grade STAAR science test, however, it definitely works for NGSS also. Copy, cut out the cards, or simply copy them and use them from your document camers.
$2.25
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.31 MB)
This word wall includes words from the TEXAS TEKS Resource System for the fourth six weeks in grades 1, but also works for grade 2. The words are included in units for the NGSS as well. These 29 vocabulary words describe weather, seasons, and
$2.00
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.75 MB)
This sorting activity differentiates between activities usually done during the daytime and nighttime. There are 20 day/night activity cards that show activities that students are able to relate to and recognize. Instructional emphasis should make
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.73 MB)
This activity allows students to use the world atlas or a world map to discover answers to geography riddles. Students must know directional words, the locations of the four hemispheres, and must also know locations of oceans and other landforms.
$1.00
6 ratings
3.8
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
Students in primary grades enjoy learning about sound and light. This sorting activity can be placed in a learning center or can be done as a group. Students practice distinguishing between light and sound energy as a group. Students can use
$1.00
10 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.93 MB)
This 53 page unit has it all... textbook type informational pages on weathering, erosion, and deposition. At least five experiments on weathering and erosion are available, along with journal pages to write experiment and activity results. Two
$5.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.86 MB)
GREAT FOR STAAR PRACTICE. This activity reviews physical science terms in a critical thinking format and fits Blooms Taxonomy, Level 4 on Analysis. Students are given four terms, three fit one physical science term and one does not. Students
$2.50
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.17 MB)
Review these energy form terms: heat, light, sound, thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy. Students match definition cards, picture cards, and cards demonstrating the everyday use of the energy forms. This lesson also has a section that
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.60 MB)
Meets Common Core Standard 4.P.3.2 and Texas TEK 5.8c. This lab contains three activities demonstrating refraction and two activities demonstrating reflection. Both processes happen when light hits a surface and changes speed. Students have a lab
$2.50
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.25 MB)
These 18 cards give age appropriate examples for the concepts of MELTING, FREEZING, and EVAPORATING. You can use these cards in a variety of ways. They can be placed in a science center for independent sorting, but they can also be used as a class
$2.50
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.35 MB)
This SCOOT activity can be used as just that or it can be used in a science center. You can also use it as direct instruction; it would be great as warm ups. This set of 25 cards has test formatted questions. The questions include a lot of
$2.75
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.21 MB)
The terms "push" and "pull" are confusing to younger students. They sound and look similar in configuration, but their meanings are opposite applied forces. This set of cards, posters, definitions, and a scavenger hunt give students practice
$2.25
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.94 MB)
This comprehensive set of activities builds awareness and knowledge of how organisms interact in a food web. These activities meet requirements for Texas TEKS 4.9a, 4.9b, and 5.9b. The activities also meet requirements for Common Core 5L.2.1.
$4.75
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.11 MB)
showing 1-20 of 94

Ratings

Digital Items
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:

4.0
Total:
329 total vote(s)
Ask Hill Country Creations a question. They will receive an automated email and will return to answer you as soon as possible. Please Login to ask your question.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have almost 40 years of teaching experience and love the lesson planning process.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I thoroughly enjoy interaction with my students and enjoy getting students excited about learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Being named Teacher of the Year at my school and also being name a Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year were great honors for me. I was also a semifinalist for HEB Teacher of the Year. However, the greatest honors come when full grown former students come to me and tell me how much they enjoyed my class. That is the best of the best.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have taught in our elementary school for many years, andi have also taught Math Methods for Elementary Teachers at the university level.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

We enjoy teaching, creating lessons, and planning meaningful and exciting activities to enhance learning. I hope my products are helpful to other teachers.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up