# Maria's Classroom

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United States - New York - Binghamton
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This Jeopardy game focuses on key vocabulary and light and sound concepts as the main categories. The kids can play individually on white boards or in small groups.
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff, Games
\$2.25
20 ratings
4.0
This organizer has "think bubbles" to remind the kids what kinds of thoughts they are supposed to be using in the organizer. In the picture, it appears as if the bubbles do NOT having writing in them, but they do open in microsoft word.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Handouts, Outlines, Printables
\$2.00
9 ratings
4.0
This is lesson 1 in book 1, Monitoring Comprehension, in the Comprehension Toolkit. This lesson uses an Eve Bunting book called, "How Many Days to America?" to show kids how to follow their inner conversation on post-its as they read. It teaches
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$1.50
10 ratings
4.0
This Powerpoint is a form of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? using decimals and fractions. This is a basic review of how they are related and very fun for the kids to play in groups.
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Decimals
4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
\$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
This is a combination of the UDHR rights used in module 1 with the note-catcher document for easier recording for students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Informational Text
5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
\$1.25
2 ratings
2.5
This common core aligned powerpoint Jeopardy review focuses on the material taught in lessons 1-9. This includes order of operations, writing expressions, estimating products, multiplying whole numbers, and real-world word problems.
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Order of Operations
5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
\$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
This lesson has students understanding the difference between plot and theme. It teaches students how to infer themes by recognizing we look at words, actions, events, ideas, and pictures in the text, as well as supporting themes with evidence from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$2.00
8 ratings
3.8
This smart board lesson teaches how nonfiction features in a text are like "signposts". The kids will identify features and explain the purpose of each. The will each choose a nonfiction book after the teacher models the types of features within a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$1.00
8 ratings
4.0
This smart board lesson has students ask questions as they read and notice when and if questions are answered. As a class, they read Mary Celeste and practice asking questions using teacher modeled behaviors. The students will create a chart of
Subjects:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
This smart board has kids asking authentic questions, reading to find the answers to their questions through inferring, and discussing strategies used to answer the questions. The lesson uses the book "The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest".
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$1.50
8 ratings
4.0
This is a pdf version of my smart notebook file already uploaded. This lesson has students understanding the difference between plot and theme. It teaches students how to infer themes by recognizing we look at words, actions, events, ideas, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
\$2.00
1 rating
4.0
This Jeopardy game covers key vocabulary, symbiosis, succession, damaging ecosystems, and protecting ecosystems as the key categories.
Subjects:
Science, Environment
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff, Games
\$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
This lesson has students building background knowledge about the book "The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth". They have to determine main idea of text and back each one up with text details. It also has them analyzing a document
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RI.5.2, SL.5.1
\$1.25
2 ratings
4.0
This is a cheat sheet to send home with kids to help study decimal concepts in module 1 up to the mid-module assessment.
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Decimals
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Study Guides
\$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
This smart board teaches kids to pay attention to headings and subheadings and their purposes. They will also use background knowledge to infer the meaning of inferential subheadings and titles. The kids use articles on Mexico and electricity to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$2.25
4 ratings
4.0
This rubric is modeled after the "Better Answers" writing rubric, but with more of a description as to how to score each part. It includes the pieces necessary for a well-written response and for a state test.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Rubrics
\$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
This lesson has students summarizing and finding main idea of the text "The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth". They must read portions of the text multiple times, each for a different purpose. When the kids come up with the main
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RI.5.2, SL.5.1, L.5.4
\$1.25
2 ratings
4.0
This mini-quiz assesses students' knowledge on chapters 10,11,12 in the novel.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
5th
Types:
Assessment
\$1.00
1 rating
3.4
This smart board poses a guiding concern for kids to answer through guided questions on an article about the Revolutionary War, "One If By Land, Two If By Sea". The article is taken from the Comprehension Toolkit.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
\$1.00
4 ratings
3.7
This lesson has kids making inferences using the text "The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth". They have to either use quotes from text or paraphrase information found. Each inference has an accompanying organizer to make it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RI.5.1, SL.5.1, L.5.4
\$1.25
1 rating
4.0
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I've been an elementary teacher for 8 years in fourth and fifth grade classrooms. I also have my Master's degree in Special Education.

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