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By Wise Guys
Genius Hour can be overwhelming teaching with all the planning that you have to do. This Genius Hour activity will save you time and headaches as you plan and begin to implement this activity in your classroom at the beginning of the school
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Writing, For All Subjects
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.4.7, RI.4.9, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, RI.6.7, RI.6.8, SL.5.4, SL.5.5, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.10...
$6.25
1,692
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By Wise Guys
Help your students become proficient persuasive and opinion writers in this easy to use way. This persuasive and opinion writing unit will give you the tools necessary to successfully teach this topic in your classroom. Rubrics, planning sheets, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b...
$11.00
$7.00
1,354
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By Wise Guys
Reading and understanding the US Constitution can be difficult for students. This detective activity is perfect to help your class dig into what the Constitution is really about. Through this resource, students will leave with a deeper understanding
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.9-10.4
$5.50
1,193
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By Wise Guys
Get your students ready for the ultimate Oregon Trail experience! This simulation activity will engage your students and have them excited about learning about the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri to Oregon.This resource provides an
Subjects:
U.S. History, Economics , End of Year
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Games
CCSS:
RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4
$12.00
$8.50
726
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By Wise Guys
This guided reading activity bundle is an amazing collection of activities that will have your students interested and engaged in reading as part of your back to school program for reading. These guided reading activities are intended to help
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.7, RL.5.1, RL.5.2...
$24.50
819
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By Wise Guys
If you want to build a strong and caring classroom community then this Random Acts of Kindness activity is for you! Your students will become engaged and excited to perform many random acts of kindness in your classroom, and in the school
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Service Learning
$3.25
561
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By Wise Guys
This math geometry city project will have your students excited and interested for math class!. Your students will become engaged as they form construction companies and then are asked to design a city based on geometry concepts.Here are some sample
Subjects:
Geometry, Back to School, End of Year
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
CCSS:
3.MD.D.8, 4.MD.C.5, 4.MD.C.6, 3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2, 4.G.A.3, 5.G.B.3
$10.00
$6.50
738
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By Wise Guys
This math coordinates city project will have your students excited and interested for math class!. Your students will become engaged as they are asked to design a city based on using a coordinate plane. This is a teacher-friendly resource and
Subjects:
Graphing, Back to School, End of Year
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
CCSS:
5.G.A.1, 5.G.A.2
$6.00
$5.25
520
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By Wise Guys
This novel study of The Lightning Thief is an amazing collection of activities that will have your students interested and engaged the entire time. Plus it is super easy for teachers to utilize because it is no prep! This best selling novel unit is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$12.50
322
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By Wise Guys
Understanding the Declaration of Independence can be difficult for students. This detective activity is perfect to help your class dig into what the The Declaration of Independence is really about. Through this resource, students will leave with a
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.9-10.4
$5.50
411
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By Wise Guys
Here is a Christmas writing activity where each student is an unemployed elf seeking a job at the North Pole for the Christmas Season. This creative project will ask students to apply for one of the North Pole job openings (candy maker, barn
Subjects:
Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.1, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.1, W.5.4, W.5.5, W.6.1, W.6.4...
$4.50
311
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By Wise Guys
Looking for the best learning and comprehension bundle for Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief? Don’t spend your limited time on an endless search. Wise Guys has put together a fully comprehensive resource for teachers to implement
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.5.1...
$47.50
$32.00
254
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By Wise Guys
Are you looking for some hands on word work activities for your students to do, but you don't have hours to prepare? This word work task cards contains 20 word work activities for your students to use with any activity involving the use of words for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.4.4, RL.5.4, RF.3.3, RF.4.3, RF.5.3
$4.75
835
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By Wise Guys
Help your students learn about the Civil War in a fun and easy to use way. These highly engaging activities and worksheets will help your students understand the war between the North and the South.This high interest Civil War resource
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.7, RI.5.9, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7
$12.00
$8.50
406
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By Wise Guys
The purpose of this activity is to engage your students by having them become detectives and learn about the process of electing a president of the United States. This resource is especially helpful at the time of an election but it can be used
Subjects:
Civics, Elections - Voting, Government
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative Learning
$4.75
217
Digital Download ZIP (5.20 MB)
By Wise Guys
Here is a great lesson on how to teach your students how to write in complete sentences. This activity is an interactive slideshow that will engage and entertain your students while teaching them the basics of a complete sentence.Included in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$4.25
260
Digital Download ZIP (8.08 MB)
By Wise Guys
Get your students ready for an engaging and interesting Native American unit. Our Native Americans resource focuses on four regions of the Eastern Woodlands, Southwest, Northwest Coast, and the Plains Indian tribes. The unit contains
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$15.00
$9.50
315
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By Wise Guys
This is an American Revolution informational text activity about Loyalists vs Patriots. Informational text is a huge part of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This document provides your students with two informational text articles that they
Subjects:
Reading, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Handouts
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.6, RI.4.9, RI.5.1, RI.5.6, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6...
$3.50
232
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By Wise Guys
This ELA test prep resource is intended to help your grades 3-5 students prepare for any standardized test where they will have to cite evidence in their written responses. This activity will have your students interested and engaged the entire
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, For Principals & Administrators
$4.00
428
Digital Download PDF (4.13 MB)
By Wise Guys
Here are 56 different Brain Breaks printable cards for you to use in your elementary classroom.These Brain Breaks activity cards are great for those times when your students need an energizer in the classroom! There are four brain break cards to a
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
$4.00
233
Digital Download ZIP (4.96 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

With a combined 40 years of teaching experience at the elementary and middle school levels, We, Wise Guys, have tried our very best to be at the forefront of creating engaging and useful resources that incorporate for many subject areas.

MY TEACHING STYLE

We, Wise Guys, believe in teaching to the whole child. We incorporate various teaching styles in the classroom that help all students learn. We try our very best to make our lessons fun and engaging for our students.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduates of UW-La Crosse and UW-Eau Claire. Masters Graduates of UW-La Crosse and UW-Eau Claire.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

We both hold Masters Degrees in Education: Language Arts and Professional Development. Visit our blog below: http://creativecommoncoreclassroom.com/

GRADES

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, Not Grade Specific

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Astronomy, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Computer Science - Technology, Drama, Career and Technical Education, Health, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Statistics, School Counseling, Economics , Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, For Administrators, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Close Reading, Women's History Month, Classroom Community

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