Create an explosion in a bag to explain the the three states of matter! LIQUID - Pour 1/4 cup of warm water into a ziploc bag. Next, add 1/2 cup of vinegar to the water (food coloring optional). SOLID - In a tissue, dump 3 tsp. of baking soda. Fold the tissue up like a square. Then, close the bag up, leaving space to drop the pouch. Zip it up, let go of the pouch, and watch the bag expand - GAS! Soon the bag will look like a giant bubble. Hold it up and look what's happening inside, an acid-base
Create an explosion in a bag to explain the the three states of matter! Plus many mores fun experiments!
E is for Explore!: science
Get to know you games. Love this for back to school and morning meeting!
She's crafty: Get to know you games
Tissue Paper Flowers
How to Make Tissue Paper Pom-Poms
Great guide to help students begin a story.
Beg, Borrow, and Teach!
Songs For Teaching
Songs that Teach English Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling
homework incentive - Each night 100% of the class does their homework, put up a letter in the homework banner. If the class gets every letter in the banner, the whole class wins a no-homework pass!! But if one person doesn't do their HW? The WHOLE banner comes down!
5th Grade Earth Science STAAR-Alternative Energy, Fossils, Climate, Rotation*PDF
Earth science vocabulary units for 5th grade to help students master content vocabulary and rock the STAAR science test! Students make a foldable for EACH of 8 different units. A vocabulary snip-it activity with QR codes, quiz, word wall cards, and teaching points are included for EACH unit. A must have if you are teaching 5th grade science in Texas.
For the last 25 years, the International Coastal Cleanup has recorded the debris collected by volunteers on the beach. According to their meticulous records, aside from cigarette butts, eight of the top nine types of trash floating around in the ocean comes from our food purchases.
New Year's Resolution: Eat an Apple, Save a Dolphin [Infographic]
Fourth Grade Common Core Math Assessments (Pre and Post for ALL Standards)
4th Grade Common Core Pre and Post Math Assessments for ALL Standards $
Have students roll a die to determine how they will explain their math thinking.