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# Mrs Schlachter

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This is a great activity that can be used as a formative assessment, summative project or simply a review of two biogeochemical cycles. Students draw a double venn diagram and place the 11 descriptions in the correct areas on the venn diagram.
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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19 ratings
3.9
If you need to know how many sharks are in the ocean, do you count every single shark? You use random sampling! Random sampling is often a difficult lesson to teach in math. This is a great hands -on lesson to introduce the concept of sampling.
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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CCSS:
\$2.00
14 ratings
3.9
Can you figure out the mystery number with just 4 clues? You have to know the following math terms....square number, even, odd, multiples, factors, and more! This is a great review game before a test or just for fun to brush up on important math
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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\$3.00
16 ratings
4.0
What a fun activity to incorporate the Halloween holiday with a great Science lesson! A dichotomous key is a diagram used to sort things based on specific characteristics. This activity uses 8 different pieces of popular Halloween candy to sort
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15 ratings
4.0
Tangrams are a great manipulative to use when teaching fractions or geometry! I introduce the tangrams by reading Grandfather Tang's Story by Ann Tompert. Then, I have the students try some of the puzzles and create a puzzle of their own or try to
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12 ratings
3.9
Variables and controls are the main elements involved in scientific experiments. In this activity, students will learn the difference between the control group, independent variable and dependent variable and how to identify each.
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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\$2.50
9 ratings
3.9
The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns is a great book to introduce young children to polygons. In the book, the unhappy triangle wants to change into a new shape and so the adventure through the polygons begins! I created 3 activities to accompany
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6 ratings
3.8
Make a great visual representation of the layers of Earth's atmosphere using a 20 ounce clear plastic cup, food coloring, and some common household substances. Upon creating their atmosphere in a cup, students reflect upon what keeps the layers of
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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\$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
Some are silly, some are fun and you will learn by solving each one! To solve the riddles, you must use the correct order of operations. (Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication & Division, Addition & Subtraction) Once you solve the
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6 ratings
3.9
Let students teach one another about Climate Zones with this project. Students create a brochure featuring one of the 5 Climate Zones: Polar, Temperate, Tropical, Dry and Highland. Upon completion, students present their brochures to classmates
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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\$1.50
7 ratings
4.0
Looking for a fun way to end the year with your students? Our students LOVE these activities! We have our current students write a letter and make a brochure for next year's students about what they can expect in our classrooms. It is fun reading
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4 ratings
4.0
This activity can accompany my activity for Grandfather Tang's Story, a story written by Ann Tompert. Tangrams are an ancient Chinese puzzle made of seven tans or shapes. These teasers take two sets of tangrams to solve which allows the students
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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CCSS:
\$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
How Much is a Million by David M. Schwartz is a fun way to introduce or review place value. The book uniquely demonstrates how large the value of one million is in many kid-friendly ways. For my activity to accompany the book, I created a BINGO
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\$2.00
6 ratings
3.7
Create a marshmallow launcher with just a round balloon, cup, and masking tape. Explore Newton's 2nd law (Force = mass x acceleration) by launching 3 different sized marshmallows, measuring and recording the distance of each launch and answering
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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\$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
If You Made a Million by David M. Schwartz is another great book to use in the math classroom to introduce or review money. The main character begins by earning a penny then a nickel and so on..until she has earned a million dollars! Oh, what to
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4 ratings
3.9
There aren't many holidays made just for Math Teachers...but PI Day (March 14th) is one of them! Upon reading Sir Cumference and the Dragon of PI by Cindy Neushwander, give groups of students various round food items and a ruler to review radius,
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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CCSS:
\$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
This 12 day unit contains all the lesson plans, worksheets, final evaluation, and even an extension activity! Students will learn all about Customary and Metric length, mass and volume as well as the "tricks" to make converting easier in the Metric
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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CCSS:
\$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
Upon learning about how the millions of animals are classified on our Earth, have students choose a favorite animal and create a classification poster for it. In addition to writing both the common name and scientific name, students will list the
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3 ratings
4.0
Using toys is a great way to teach energy transfers! Glow Sticks, Solar Flowers, Wind-up cars, Slinky, and Flashlights can all be found at the local dollar store. This activity is not only lots of fun but educational too!
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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\$1.75
2 ratings
4.0
The Hundred Penny Box is a great book to read to students in a History class prior to teaching timelines. In the story, Aunt Dew collects pennies for the years of significant dates in her life such as births, deaths, weddings, etc... In the
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4 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 20 years now...time flies when you're having fun! I taught 5th grade Math & Science for 12 years before moving up to 7th grade Math & Science!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love a hands-on approach to teaching both Math & Science and make learning FUN! Thank you TPT for providing this fantastic resource for my own lessons!

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Every day that you are doing what you LOVE is an award in itself!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters Degree

I am a wife and the mother of 3 very active boys living in Ohio.