My student’s published their first narrative piece this school year but they were missing something major.. paragraphs! I wanted to make the concept stick so what better than using the idea of food!
Top bun= Topic Sentence
*NOTE: New upload includes edit to the rubric.
I created this performance task because I did not like the one my county created. This one addresses the following:
1) Focuses only on information reading standards RI4.2, RI4.3, RI4.4, RI4.6,
When teaching my students how to find the main idea, we first have to search for and find the important details. After stopping and jotting important details we use those to write one sentence that is the main idea. After, we take the main idea +
My students are writing spooky narratives and part of the rubric is to include dialogue. I created this sheet to go with the "spooky" theme and to use as a mini lesson. They keep it in their binders to reference as a "cheat sheet" to properly
To motivate my 4th graders to continue reading over the summer I have created a summer reading incentive program. They are required to read and record 10 books over the summer, choose their favorite one and decorate the donut template to add to a
My students tend to choose only literature texts and I want to get them excited about reading informational texts. I created this passport which has them read 2 literature and 2 informational texts and answer 4th grade common core aligned
I plan to use this weekly with test prep. Students will complete a weekly practice test, we will score it and then they will make a goal for next week. They can also list ways they will achieve their goal (i.e. practice a new test-taking strategy).
This project was designed for students to complete over Spring Break. Tasks include making their own recycled journal and investigating natural resources both inside and outside. They wrap up the project by making an Earth Day poster.
These topic journals will be used in the classroom as a station. Each page gets cut and pasted onto the front of a spiral or composition notebook. Students visit the writing center and choose one of the journals. They can add an entry and have fun