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By Thoughts of a Thirdster
***Digital PowerPoint Templates have been added to this resource! Thank you to those that reached out to me on Instagram to @thoughtsofathirdster3 asking for a digital version. It was great motivation to help meet your classroom needs! Enjoy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.7
$4.75
859
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By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Allow students to design a book cover about their favorite novel or children's book and write an opinion paragraph about why this is their absolute favorite book! This activity is great for any school's Reading Month celebrations or any other
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.99
162
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By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Allow students to design a book cover about their favorite novel or children's book and write about why this is their absolute favorite book! This activity is great for "March Is Reading Month" or any other reading activity your classroom, or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.99
76
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By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Holiday OR Valentines Day Activity!Are you looking to teach your students about character traits?Are you in need of a writing craftivity for around the holidays? You're in luck! This craftivity allows students to express how they would give a "gift
Subjects:
Character Education, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.99
185
Digital Download PDF (2.35 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
These common formative assessments will help you quickly see if your student has grasped the RI.3.2. standard; Determine the main idea of a text and recount the key details/explain how they support the main idea. There are 6 total exit tickets in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.50
105
Digital Download PDF (0.71 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Do you need a fun way to review test taking strategies with your students? Do you want your students to remember how to stay positive during a test? This craftivity accomplishes BOTH of these areas! Help your students remember their SUPER test
Subjects:
Character Education, Writing, Test Preparation
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
266
Digital Download PDF (4.13 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Have you been searching for a resource you can use with ANY informational text? Look no further! These booklets and graphic organizers can be used with any nonfiction/informational text. Use this resource with Scholastic News, Time For Kids,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$5.99
176
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By Thoughts of a Thirdster
This is a GROWING BUNDLE with all of my project based learning resources! Thus far, this resource includes;1. Animal Research Project2. Biography Project3. Planet Project4. State Research ProjectThe best part about this growing bundle? When you make
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$16.49
$12.99
23
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By Thoughts of a Thirdster
This craft and writing activity is the perfect extension lesson to pair with the book, or movie, Wonder. Students will reflect on the character's traits from the book and think about their own traits as well. This product includes; 1. Objectives
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Classroom Community
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.50
74
Digital Download PDF (4.99 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
This product includes; 1. 70 pages of pre-made PowerPoint Templates (7 of 10 slides each) 2. 63 pages of completely editable PowerPoint slides (7 of 9 slides each) 3. 15 pages of directions, graphic organizers, and grading rubrics***This product
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Writing, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Research, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7
$4.99
26
Digital Download ZIP (3.78 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Project-based learning for state research! This product includes; 6 project templates (including blanks), 4 graphic organizers, the 50 states templates, detailed directions, and "how to assemble" instructions.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities
$3.99
43
Digital Download ZIP (4.84 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Allow your students to choose what their nightly homework will be! With these reading log menus, you will have 26 different options to keep your reading homework engaging throughout the whole year. This resource includes;1. 26 different reading log
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Homework
CCSS:
RL.3.1
$4.99
47
Digital Download ZIP (3.16 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
This resource contains comprehension project packets, 3D tree house templates, grading rubrics, and detailed photo instructions to carry out a Magic Tree House Literature Unit Project in your classroom! The project can be used with ANY Magic Tree
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$5.99
27
Digital Download ZIP (9.88 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Make your principal a thoughtful gift for the end of the year with this A to Z "Being A Great Principal" book! Allow students to decorate a letter page, memory page, or coloring page to add to the book.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Character Education
Grades:
Staff, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff
$4.50
24
Digital Download PDF (7.21 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Included in this resource;1. User friendly directions (table of contents/picture directions)2. Lesson plans and explanation of each component3. Two different templates (one blank)4. Graphic Organizers5. "Visual" grading rubrics (see preview)Use this
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.3.7
$4.00
20
Digital Download PDF (3.41 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
A writing craft for St. Patrick's Day! This product includes; 1. Objectives and Standards links page 2. Lesson Plan 3. Three Leaf Clover Templates (5) 4. Graphic Organizer 5. "How To Assemble" picture directions
Subjects:
Writing, St. Patrick's Day
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities
$2.25
28
Digital Download PDF (4.03 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Vocabulary Word Work ActivitiesWord Work Activities (easy prep - copy double sided and go!)There are 14 pages within this product;1. Explanation Page (how I use Word Work)2. 12 Activity Pages3. Credits
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$2.75
67
Digital Download PDF (1.65 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
STEM activity for building catapults! This resource includes 4 lab work pages, 14 different game boards, detailed picture instructions, and 2 score sheets.
Subjects:
Science, Engineering
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$3.50
13
Digital Download PDF (9.48 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
Teach your students how to say "I love you" in 26 different languages! Use this YouTube video to aid your instruction - - - > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSpM5jSVTlg (this is NOT my video)Or use this video - - - >
Subjects:
Valentine's Day, World Language
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
45
Digital Download PDF (3.15 MB)
By Thoughts of a Thirdster
This project can be used with the story "The Talking Cloth" by Rhonda Mitchell. If you do not have access to this story, this project also includes a short reading passage that can be used instead. Included in this product are; 1. Detailed lesson
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.00
16
Digital Download PDF (2.19 MB)
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