The Ant and the Grasshopper

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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
This is a THREE Product Bundle! Using real-life examples through pictures and video links, these slide presentations will introduce and teach the concept of SLOW and FAST changes to the Earth's surface through weathering, erosion, plate tectonics,
Subjects:
Math, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
$8.00
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Through real-life examples through pictures and video links, this slide presentation will introduce and teach the concept of FAST changes to the Earth's surface through plate tectonics and natural disasters. Please follow me for more upper grade
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia, Video Files
$4.00
19
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
This activity is filled with nonfiction passages that focus on Valentine's Day celebrations throughout the world. Your students will learn about Valentine's Day and traditions of celebrations in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Korea,
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Valentine's Day, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cultural Activities
$1.99
14
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
In this product you'll find 4 choice boards, each with 9 student choices. That's a total of 36 student activity choices! Each student choice meets Common Core ELA Standards in grades four, five, six, seven, and eight. Each student choice board
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.99
8
Digital Download PDF (1.70 MB)
By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Informational text features are so often overlooked by hurried readers. Seen as unimportant parts of the text, students just skip them. SKIP THEM! It drives me batty! :) I created this lesson to use with my students to reinforce the importance
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Printables
$2.95
16
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Halloween is a holiday steeped in tradition and history. This nonfiction passage and question set (Lexile Level 1250) aligns with Common Core standards. Don't forget your feedback below. Follow my shop for more goodies! :)
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
$0.99
11
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Informational text structures seem daunting to many students. What are they? How are they identified? What should readers look for? This slide presentation offers definitions for each of the informational text structures, along with graphic
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
$1.99
13
Digital Download PPTX (0.19 MB)
By The Ant and the Grasshopper
The abstract concept of inference can be a difficult one for children to master. Repetition and practice will strengthen student understanding. This 24-card Inference Task Card set will enable your students to practice this concept without
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$2.99
12
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Day of the Dead conjures beautiful sugar skulls, delicious treats, and a rich history. This nonfiction passage and question set (Lexile Level 1210) aligns with Common Core standards.
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables
$1.00
10
Digital Download PDF (1.82 MB)
By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Most days it seems nearly impossible to get everything done in my classroom. As I'm planning my lessons, inevitably I start searching for activities that will engage and excite my students AND accomplish the learning task at hand. I've found, more
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Math Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Task Cards
$4.00
$2.99
13
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
A lot of adults don't understand irony, so it's important to teach children when they're young. This is a Power Point presentation with real-life, albeit humorous, examples of situational irony through pictures. Learning to comprehend situational
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Homeschool Curricula, Minilessons
$1.99
10
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
As you prepare for upcoming end-of-year standardized testing, finding and creating activities that are comprehensive AND engaging is overwhelming. After teaching fourth grade for five years, I’ve compiled numerous reviews of this type for my
Subjects:
Fractions, Geometry, Decimals
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games, Activboard Activities
$6.72
$4.95
11
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
The most effective means of evaluating student understanding is utilizing real-world applications of assessment through GRASPS. In this GRASPS assessment, students will train a new employee to work at their bakery. In the process they'll convert
Subjects:
Measurement, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Computation, Math Centers, Simulations
$1.99
6
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Vocabulary is an essential component of the reading process. It is a principle contributor to comprehension, fluency, and reading growth. In fact, the influential relationship between vocabulary and comprehension show the importance of teaching
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$2.99
7
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
This problem solving and multi-step problem solving file is aligned with Common Core and combines Math review concepts of measurement, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with Science review concepts of fast change and slow change to
Subjects:
Measurement, Earth Sciences, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$1.49
8
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
March is one of my favorite months in the classroom because not only do we celebrate Women’s History Month, we also have fun with St. Patrick’s Day! Because Common Core pacing has us focusing on fractions in March, I love to do fun Math activities
Subjects:
Fractions, Word Problems, St. Patrick's Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$1.49
5
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Practice through games increases student interest and focus. This is why I love to use games, especially in Math, with my fourth graders. This product is a Jeopardy game that is centered around fourth grade Math concepts for the second quarter of
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Measurement, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Computation, Cooperative Learning
$1.49
6
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
March is one of my favorite months in the classroom because it is Women’s History Month. Women have had profoundly challenging lives throughout history and many continue to struggle around the world today. Students only have their personal life
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading, Women's History Month
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.99
5
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
Introduce your students to the concept of inference through the use of pictures! Beginning your study of inference with pictures makes it a natural beginning to scaffold the concept into literature. This is a PPT slide show that includes
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.99
7
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By The Ant and the Grasshopper
I've done all the work for you! Just download and present this 35 slide Animal Adaptations presentation to your class. Aligned with Science Essential Standards, this visual presentation focuses on vocabulary and photographs to help your students
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Scaffolded Notes
$1.99
4
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