Perfect culminating project for a unit on Native Americans. Let your students' creativity shine as they make their own Native American home. Whether it is a wigwam, pueblo or hogan, students will love seeing their projects displayed in the classroom
Awesome colonial research project. Each student is given a sheet of 12x18 construction paper that is folded into 3 equal sections. Research is done at home/in class. Information for each section must be word processed in students' own words.
This fabulous project is perfect after a unit on the Age of Discovery. Students create a treasure chest using a shoebox. In the shoebox, student include a timeline of their chosen explorer's life, a map of where that person explored, two artifacts
Social Studies - History, European History, Informational Text
This is a fun activity to help your students get to know their way around the new Florida Edition 5th grade textbook. The activity is set up like a game board. Students use the book to search for the answers to the questions. Two questions allow
This is a fabulous activity for February or anytime! Each student creates short biography. I give each student a sheet of copy paper for the picture, a construction paper square and a 5x7 index card. When completed, arrange the squares on the floor
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
The Presidential election is around the corner. This awesome project will look great displayed in your room or hallway! Each student is assigned a President. After researching basic information, students will write a short paragraph about his/her
Perfect for Thanksgiving, teaching tolerance, anti-bullying, cooperation, and friendship themes. Teacher does a paired reading of Molly's Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen and A Brand New Kid by Katie Couric. Great way to compare/contrast, teach themes
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Bulletin Board Ideas
This is a great way to get your students familiar with the 5th grade McGraw Hill Florida edition textbook. Set up like a game board, students use the book to hunt for answers to 10 questions. it's a fun way to have students explore a new book.
Did you get the 5th grade Reading Treasures Florida edition Scavenger Hunt? Now you need the answer key. The beginning of the year is sooo hectic. Don't spend time finding the answers on your own, just download it here.
5th grade Florida McMillan McGraw Treasures Reading Series. Want to get you kids familiar with their new reading book? How about a scavenger hunt? 20 fill in the blank questions. This is one of my first week of school activities. Make sure you get
This awesome poetry activity is perfect for after Halloween. Students brainstorm candy words, save candy wrappers and create a fun candy poem incorporating your favorite rhyming pattern. Can be used after Halloween, Valentine's Day or any fun