Mrs Schlachter

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By Mrs Schlachter
This is a great activity that can be used as a formative assessment, summative project or simply a review of two biogeochemical cycles. Students create a double venn diagram and place the 11 descriptions in the correct areas on the venn diagram.
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Google Apps, Assessment
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Problem Solving, Science, Halloween
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning, Science Centers
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
Let students teach one another about Climate Zones with this project. Students create a brochure or Google slide show featuring one of the 5 Climate Zones: Polar, Temperate, Tropical, Dry and Highland. Upon completion, students present their
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Research
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Physical Science, Basic Principles, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Science Centers, Activities, Printables
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
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.
Subjects:
General Science, Basic Principles, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
Looking for a great way to meet those new technology standards...look no further! Using the mini-Sphero robots, have students create an obstacle course from recycled materials and then block code or drive the robot through the course...it's that
Subjects:
Instructional Technology, Robotics, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Rubrics, Science Centers
$2.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Fractions, Geometry, Chinese
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
4.NF.A.2
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
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.
Subjects:
Math, Literature, Graphing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
7.SP.A.2
$2.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Literature, Geometry, Chinese
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Math Centers, Cooperative Learning, Activities
CCSS:
4.NF.A.2
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Critical Thinking, Numbers
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Test Prep
CCSS:
6.NS.B.4
$3.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
Upon learning about how the millions of animals are classified on our Earth, have students choose a favorite animal and create a classification poster/slide for it. In addition to writing both the common name and scientific name, students will list
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, Google Apps, Research
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
No time to teach science today....send home an experiment that can be done with materials easily found at home like ice cubes, salt, water bottles, balloons, etc.... This bundle has a set of 5 experiments that teaches concepts such as air pressure,
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Basic Principles
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Science Centers, Activities, Printables
$5.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
General Science, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Science Centers, Laboratory
$1.50
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By Mrs Schlachter
A cell is a working system that can be compared to a real-life factory. In this activity, students compare a cell's organelles to the roles that people and objects do in a factory. By making a "real-life" connection to something students are
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$1.50
4
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By Mrs Schlachter
Looking for a fun way to teach metric measurement conversions? I hand my students a cup of chocolate milk and have them hop like a kangaroo around the room before giving them this handout. They easily convert metric measurement by "hopping" by
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Mental Math
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters, Handouts
CCSS:
6.RP.A.3d
$1.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Math Test Prep, Order of Operations
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Literature, Geometry, Other (Arts)
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
K.G.A.1
$1.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
I'm a rectangle with an area of 8 square units and a perimeter of 12 units...can you draw me? I'm a square with an area of 49 square units...what is the length of my sides? Your students will love the challenge of trying to find side lengths and
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Measurement
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Test Prep
CCSS:
6.G.A.1
$3.00
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By Mrs Schlachter
I have always enjoyed using literature books in my Math classroom. It is another great way of making learning math fun and cross-curricular. In this bundle, I have chosen 10 of my favorite literature books that I have used in Math class over the
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Place Value
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Math Centers, Minilessons
$12.50
$11.25
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By Mrs Schlachter
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
Subjects:
Fractions, Measurement, Mental Math
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Cooperative Learning, Thematic Unit Plans
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1
$3.00
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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!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters Degree

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

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

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