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Properties of Matter QR Codes give your students an engaging way to practice their observations skills! I find that although my students can easily label an object as a solid, liquid, or gas, they often struggle to name properties of those same
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
$3.25
68
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This fun Properties of Matter Scavenger hunt provides your students with a chance to use their observation skills. I find that although my students can easily label an object as a solid, liquid, or gas, they often struggle to name properties of
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, Physical Science
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Science Centers
$2.25
62
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Thanksgiving QR Codes!**Updated 11/2018!**These Thanksgiving QR codes will keep your students engaged and learning during that crazy time right before a holiday! The scavenger hunt will teach your students about the history of Thanksgiving. Fair
Subjects:
U.S. History, Thanksgiving, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$2.50
42
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American Indian Scoot! Updated July 2014! This is a fun Scoot game that gets your students moving and thinking. It focuses on Virginia SOLs 2.2 and 2.4 and the Lakota, Powhatan, and Pueblo tribes. It can be used as review for 2nd graders and also
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Games
$2.50
40
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**UPDATED 4/30/19Cloud Research Using QR Codes!I love teaching my students about clouds every year. They’ve all had the experience of finding different cloud shapes in the sky, and are fascinated to learn about different types of clouds and the
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Internet Activities, Interactive Notebooks
$3.50
31
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Fully editable! This colorful bulletin board set lays out your expectations for students with an academic theme. Twenty-nine positive character traits are included, along with room for your school’s name and mascot. It is designed for a large
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Chemistry, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
15
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Ancient Egypt research using QR codes! This QR code scavenger hunt can be used as an introduction to your Ancient Egypt unit or as a review at the end of the unit. All the video clips have been run through SafeShare and all the QR codes lead to
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Ancient History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
$2.50
22
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Even and Odd Fun! Three fun activities to teach even and odd numbers. These can be used with the book "Even Steven and Odd Todd" written by Kathryn Cristaldi. One activity has students answer questions about themselves to decide if they are Even
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
15
Digital Download PDF (0.04 MB)
By The Upside of Teaching
Place Value Game Cards! These 48 cards can be used in so many different ways to help your students explore place value! 12 numbers are represented 4 different ways- in place value blocks, word form, number form, and value form. Students can play
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$2.25
17
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Chris Van Allsburg QR Codes! Thanks for checking out this product! It includes 3 activities to go along with the book Ben's Dream by Chris Van Allsburg. 1. QR code scavenger hunt- each code leads to a kid-friendly website about a landmark.
Subjects:
Geography, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Webquests
$2.50
21
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No prep, paperless, and highly engaging!This interactive digital resource contains 11 interactive slides that students use to learn about different winter holidays. This resource is a great way to keep your students engaged and learning during
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities, Google Apps
$2.50
18
Digital Download PDF (5.15 MB)
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Superhero Bookmarks for your Super Readers!Fun superhero bookmarks! This set includes 12 different bookmarks in 2 styles: - color superhero with white background - black and white superhero- great for kids to color!If you're interested in more
Subjects:
Reading, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.00
12
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Holiday QR Codes! **Updated October 2016!** These Christmas QR codes will keep your students engaged and learning during that crazy time right before a holiday! The scavenger hunt has questions about Christmas around the world and in the United
Subjects:
World History, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$2.25
21
Digital Download PDF (0.82 MB)
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This QR code scavenger hunt can be used as an introduction to your Ancient China unit or as a review at the end of the unit. All the video clips have been run through SafeShare and all the codes lead to child-friendly websites. How I use this
Subjects:
Reading, Ancient History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
$2.50
16
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Skip counting made fun! Skip counting is one of those skills that some students master quickly, while others need a bit more time. These jigsaw puzzles are an engaging way to squeeze in extra practice for your struggling kids, while keeping the
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$2.00
15
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By The Upside of Teaching
Telling Time to 5 Minutes Fun! Included are 7 engaging activities to help your students master telling time to 5 minutes. These activities will get your students up and moving around, and keep them focused and interested! 1. Bump!- Students
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Other (Math)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Games, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$3.50
11
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Identifying complete sentences can be a tricky skill. These cards provide several activities for differentiating between complete sentences and sentence fragments. The cards can be used as a Scoot game, as a sorting activity, or in a small group
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
$1.50
13
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By The Upside of Teaching
Descriptive Writing Fun! I have found that many of my students have trouble with descriptive writing. These sheets provide scaffolded practice to help students become more colorful, imaginative writers. Here’s how I use these sheets: 1. Whole
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.50
6
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American Indians Journal- Updated July 2014! Aligned to Virginia SOLs, this journal is a great way for students to show what they have learned about American Indians. Each page focuses on one tribe's habitat, home, method of transportation, and
Subjects:
Native Americans, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$1.50
15
Digital Download PDF (2.53 MB)
By The Upside of Teaching
American Indians Games- Updated July 2014! Thanks for checking out this product! Included are the materials and instructions for 3 different American Indian review games (Tribe Trivia board game, Memory, and Content Cubes). The games focus on
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$3.00
15
Digital Download PDF (2.80 MB)
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