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Students can work independently or in groups to explore the concepts of volume and rectangular prisms. When used with my own 5th graders, I printed out the task cards and hung them up and down our hallway. Students folded paper into fourths to
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement
5th, 6th
Types:
\$2.00
156 ratings
4.0
Students practice graphing ordered pairs on a coordinate grid while playing the game of Battleship. The object of the game is to sink your opponent's ships by calling out the correct coordinate points that the ships are sitting on. Laminate and
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Graphing
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
\$1.50
80 ratings
4.0
In groups, students practice rounding numbers to the indicated place values. This game allows students to work together to manipulate the values of numbers in a hands-on way. Laminate the pieces and use in math stations. This game addresses
Subjects:
Numbers, Decimals, Place Value
4th, 5th
Types:
Games, Math Centers
\$1.50
116 ratings
4.0
This character analysis map requires students to: - Identify character conflict - Identify character resolution - Infer or explain character thoughts and feelings - Provide textual evidence to support character traits * Make sure that students
Subjects:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
\$1.50
44 ratings
4.0
This packet for the book The Kid Who Ran For President by Dan Gutman includes weekly reading assignments, vocabulary, and higher order thinking questions that require students to: - Justify opinions - Make Predictions - Interpret character
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
\$3.00
27 ratings
4.0
This packet allows students to analyze a non-fiction text while also learning about the first Thanksgiving. Students will be required to: Word Work - Identify context clues for vocabulary words - Identify parts of speech for vocabulary words -
Subjects:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas
\$1.75
32 ratings
4.0
This packet for the book Hatchet by Gary Paulson includes weekly reading assignments and higher order thinking questions that require students to: - Interpret character thoughts - Interpret quotes - Make predictions - Connect to self - Justify
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
\$3.00
28 ratings
4.0
This packet contains 8 Common Core geometry activities and sorts that require students to identify characteristics of figures, apply knowledge of geometric vocabulary, construct their own definitions, and analyze the properties and characteristics
Subjects:
Geometry
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
\$4.50
38 ratings
4.0
Working in teams and using 10-sided dice, students practice building their own decimal numbers and then compare their numbers with their teammates to determine the highest or lowest number. Students must determine strategies and have a solid
Subjects:
Decimals, Place Value
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Math Centers
\$1.25
17 ratings
3.9
This packet for the book Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko includes weekly reading assignments, vocabulary, and higher order thinking questions that require students to: - Make predictions - Interpret quotes - Interpret character
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
\$3.50
12 ratings
4.0
This packet for the book The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin includes weekly reading assignments, vocabulary, and higher order thinking questions that require students to: -Interpret character actions -Compare and contrast characters -Determine
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
\$3.50
21 ratings
4.0
Instead of memorizing "flip and multiply" in order to divide fractions, students explore the relationship between dividing fractions and multiplying by the reciprocal. Students also create pictures to help with understanding. Common Core
Subjects:
Fractions
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
5.NF.B.7
\$1.50
17 ratings
4.0
Research shows that students are better able to retain new information when able to make real world connections. A River Ran Wild by Lynne Cherry, author of The Great Kapok Tree, tells the history of the Nashua River. Evolving from a resource
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
\$1.75
10 ratings
3.9
This comprehensive unit guides students through the reading, writing, evaluating, and analyzing of various forms of poetry. Students will: - Reflect on their understanding of poetry - Read to enjoy, understand, and appreciate - Identify rhyming
Subjects:
Poetry
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Workbooks, Unit Plans
\$4.00
12 ratings
4.0
This template guides students when using quotes to compare or contrast two characters from a text. Provide students with a list of character traits to choose from to help spark their thinking. RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.3
\$1.25
15 ratings
3.9
Before completing this investigation, students should already know that the sum of the interior angles of a triangle equals 180 degrees. By splitting apart quadrilaterals and pentagons into triangles, a process known as triangulation, students can
Subjects:
Geometry
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers
\$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
This packet for the book Dominic by William Steig includes weekly reading assignments, vocabulary, and higher order thinking questions that require students to: - Interpret quotes - Interpret figurative language - Interpret word choice and
Subjects:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
\$3.50
3 ratings
4.0
Use as a math station or small group activity. Students can practice matching standard form, word form, expanded form, and picture representations of decimals, as required in the Common Core. This is a perfect activity to use before students have
Subjects:
Decimals, Place Value
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
FREE
16 ratings
4.0
This packet paces the book over 17 instructional days, and includes higher order thinking questions, a central questions chart, a vocabulary chart, and a vocabulary key with definitions and nonlinguistic representations. In this packet, students
Subjects:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles
\$3.50
5 ratings
3.9
This activity aligns with Common Core standards: 5.OA.2 Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. 5.G.3 Understand that attributes belonging to a category of two
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Math Centers
\$1.50
6 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Four years of teaching fifth grade, and 2 years of teaching a fourth/fifth split class.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on investigations, real world applications, and daily cooperative learning situations

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Major in Elementary Education from Centre College in Kentucky, Masters in Gifted Education and Teacher Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University

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