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This interactive Powerpoint introduces students to basic map skills, engaging students through practicing identifying key features on different maps. The last slide includes an fill-in-the-blank informal assessment. Learning objectives: -use
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
631 ratings
4.0
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Students will practice identifying types of angles (acute, obtuse, right) with this worksheet. They are also given the challenge of creating an original piece of artwork containing a set number of the three types of angles. You Might Also Like
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$2.00
151 ratings
4.0
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This Powerpoint teaches students how to "hook" the reader by writing catchy leads. It teaches about the following types of interesting leads: Question Riddle Announcement Bold and Challenging Statement Definition Opinion Quotation Personal
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
92 ratings
4.0
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Teach students about common and proper nouns with this cute Powerpoint, which uses examples of nouns that are relatable to children: Cinderella's Castle, President Obama, Subway sandwiches, students, candy...etc. Have students draw a t-chart and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
44 ratings
3.9
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By Kristen's Teaching Tools
This activity will help strengthen your students’ writing by teaching them how to vary the beginnings of sentences in a writing piece. There are 2 components to this activity: 1) Instructional PowerPoint which shows students how to create
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
57 ratings
4.0
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By Kristen's Teaching Tools
The contents of this package are great resources for teaching students about the Declaration of Independence. I have included a graphic organizer to use when first introducing the unit and another to informally assess what they've learned after the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
62 ratings
3.9
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Students will identify cause & effect relationships from the book, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. This worksheet with give students great practice with understanding this reading comprehension skill. An answer key is also provided. You
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets
$2.00
54 ratings
4.0
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By Kristen's Teaching Tools
This resource will serve as a great teaching tool when your students are learning about characteristics of the following genres: folk tales, tall tales, legends, and fables Included:: - an instructional Powerpoint that teaches the key
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Handouts
$1.50
42 ratings
4.0
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Perfect for an end of the year gift! Personalize this candy bar wrapper, print it, cut it out, wrap it around a large chocolate bar, and mod podge (or glue) to seal the ends. The template is uploaded into Microsoft Word so that you can edit the
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
32 ratings
4.0
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This 18-question assessment will require students to: -use place value to read, write (in symbols and words), and describe the value of whole numbers through 999,999 -use place value to compare and order whole numbers through 9,999 -Solve
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Word Problems, Place Value
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
$2.00
26 ratings
4.0
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By Kristen's Teaching Tools
I created these resources to align with the Scott Foresman Social Studies textbook (Texas Edition) pgs. 104-109. These pages teach specifically about the following holidays/cultural celebrations: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Eid-al-Fitr, St.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Reading Strategies, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
27 ratings
4.0
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When I spot a student doing the right thing (when others are not), if a student does something nice for another student without being asked, or if a student has made a major improvement academically, I will give them a “Warm Fuzzy” (a sparkly pom
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.50
15 ratings
4.0
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I created this problem-solving packet, using some of the same problems I wrote for my own third graders. Each of these word problems is aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, or TEKS, and is up to par with STAAR rigor. There are 40
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$2.00
33 ratings
4.0
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I created this graphic organizer for students to use either individually or with a small group. The student will use this flow chart as a guide to walk through the important steps that all students should take before, during, and after reading.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
11 ratings
4.0
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This PowerPoint is helpful in teaching students the main reasons an author writes a text: to persuade, to entertain, and to inform. However, what I have discovered with my third graders is that even when they identify the author's purpose on a
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.50
19 ratings
4.0
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I created this Thanksgiving Break activity menu so that when my students left for Thanksgiving break, they would be encouraged to continue their learning at home. I’ve uploaded an editable version, so that you can change it to your liking and to
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.00
23 ratings
4.0
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This worksheet requires students to determine whether a statement is a fact or an opinion. I use it after viewing the Discovery Education video, "Holiday Facts and Fun: Martin Luther King Day". Although, it can be used on its own any MLK lesson.
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
18 ratings
3.9
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A colorful, visually attractive book report form that will help strengthen your students' reading comprehension skills Students will select their favorite winter-themed (holidays, snow, gingerbread, cold weather…etc.) fictional text and have it
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Winter
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Printables
$4.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Kristen's Teaching Tools
This bundle includes everything you need for a fun-filled winter project that will strengthen students’ reading comprehension skills, as well as encourage students’ creativity. The teacher lesson plans provide a clear guide, so that everything runs
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Winter
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Projects
$8.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Kristen's Teaching Tools
This document contains over 20 errors with either grammar or mechanics. Students are to spot the errors and use the appropriate editing marks. Then, students are to rewrite the paragraphs correctly on the back. -Kristen Zadina
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
10 ratings
4.0
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