Your little deer will love this paperless reindeer food themed Christmas phonics resource from Kamp Kindergarten! This deck is for use in the classroom or for virtual learning days! Great for fast finishers, literacy centers, and informal assessment. $ #Christmas #Reindeer #ChristmasLiteracyActivities #phonics #CVCwords #digitallearning #reading #ELA #paperlessclassroom #kindergartenphonics #literacy #KampKindergarten #BOOMcards #TeachersPayTeachers
Our Favorite Homeschool Learning Game: The hold this game has on my child. We have played this game twenty times in the last two weeks. He loves it. Check here more! #Homeschool #Homeschooling #HomeschoolGames #PlaytimeLearning #LearningGames #Unschooling #HowToHomeschool #HmeschoolResources
This resource lists several different mnemonic (memory aid) devices that will assist students in remembering, memorizing, and recalling larger pieces of information for tests. Included are acronyms, initialism, acrostics, rhyme, rhythm and song and association in addition to visualization using the loci and peg systems. Definitions for each mnemonic method are provided under each category as well as specific mnemonic examples for math, science and language arts.
This math resource utilizes an easy, daily graphing activity that allows students to create a representational bar graph using clothespins. It includes 58 sample questions along with 14 possible discussion questions that will guide students to correctly interpret and gather data from the bar graph. The handout explains how to label and use the clothespins together with detailed directions and visual representations. A suggested bibliography of a selected 23 books about graphing is included.
The questions on this EDIBLE science test over the water cycle highlights all levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – remembering, understanding, applying, analyzing, evaluating and creating and features questions on process skills as well as some from the sequence of a science investigation. The questions are comprised of seven multiple choice, two short essay, fill-in-the-blank, and identification using a water cycle diagram. Answers are included.
Bug Ya is a math game that provides motivation to practice addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts as well as to review money. It is a game that is easy to differentiate or adapt to any grade, or for a whole class, or small group. Four games are included. One is for addition or subtraction; the second for multiplication, and the third game involves the use of money. The second and third games may involve subtraction with renaming and addition with regrouping based on the numbers used.
It can be hard to stay productive when homeschooling. In addition to school work, there always seems to be chores to do and meals to make that can distract and knock your day off schedule. But staying productive is the only way to make sure you complete all your school tasks and keep your house in order, allowing you some peace and sanity.
Engaging Digital Task Cards for Your Little Learners from Kamp Kindergarten! This paperless turkey themed phonics resource is great for use in the classroom or for distance learning situations! Great for Thanksgiving, but may also be used at any time during the year. $ #RhymingWords #turkey #Thanksgiving #farm #phonics #CVCwords #digitallearning #fall #kindergartenphonics #firstgradephonics #KampKindergarten #BOOMcards #TeachersPayTeachers #DistanceLearningTpT #TeachersCreateTomorrow
This set of two polygon crossword math puzzles features 16 geometric shapes with an emphasis on quadrilaterals and triangles. The words showcased in both puzzles are congruent, equilateral, isosceles, parallelogram, pentagon, polygon, quadrilateral, rectangle, rhombus, right, scalene, square, trapezoid and triangle. The purpose of these puzzles is to have students practice, review, recognize and use correct geometric vocabulary.
This is a place value math game that uses the problem solving strategies of logic and reasoning. It is appropriate for grades 3-6. This game can easily be adapted for the upper grades by using three, four, or as many digits as appropriate. The more digits involved in the game, the more complex the game. This features the rules of play, game modifications, a sample game with detailed progression, and a printable homework assignment with the answers given on a separate page.
These two math crossword puzzles feature 27 different math terms associated with fractions. The objective is to have students practice, review and use correct mathematical vocabulary. The words used in both puzzles are: add, decimal, denominator, denominators, divide, equivalent, fraction, improper, like, lowest terms, mixed, numerator, one, proper, reciprocal, unlike, whole number, zero. Answers keys for both puzzles are included.
This FREE resource contains five critical thinking questions. Answers are provided for those questions that have a specific answer. For most of the questions, the answers will vary based on a student's experience or prior knowledge. Most subject areas are built-in to the various questions, and they are appropriate for grades 3-6. These are excellent writing prompts and can be easily used for writing across the curriculum.
Homeschooling is not always an easy transition to make, but it can be far and away the best thing for your child. This is especially true if your child also happens to be battling a chronic health condition. What matters is to be strategic, patient, and confident–and to reach out for help when you need it!
I've been creating ways for my students to recognize fractional parts in lowest terms. I've used strategies my students like and use, but math requires practice - something most students dread doing. I can find many "drill and kill" activities, but they tend to do just that, drill those who don't need it and kill those who know how to do it. So, to drill and "thrill," I created fractional word puzzles. Read about the one for Halloween in my October 12, 2022 blog post.
This EDITABLE math test covers adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions, and is comprised of proper and improper fractions as well as mixed numerals. It is designed as a cumulative test that requires computation. Included is an analyzing question where the student must decide what Tommy Go Figure did incorrectly on his homework. The student must then show, in detail, how to correctly work the problem. Also included are two application (word) problems. An answer key is provided.
When it comes to adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers, many students have great difficulty. In reality, it is a very confusing and abstract idea; so, it is important to give the students a concrete visual to assist them in seeing the solution. Find out how I used two sided beans to teach this math concept in my September 14, 2022 blog post.
This science investigation rubric follows the Scientific Method and covers six areas: Question, Prediction, Materials, Plan, Data Collection and Display, and Conclusion. Since this resource is not saved in a PDF format, you can change the grading system by simply downloading the rubric and inserting your own. It is based on a four point grading system: 3 = Exemplary 2 = Proficient 1 = Needs Improvement 0 = Needs to be Revised
This turkey glyph for Thanksgiving is excellent for reading and following directions, and requires problem solving, communication, and data organization. Students color or put different items on a turkey based on information about themselves. Students finish the turkey glyph using the seven listed categories. At the end of the activity is a completed turkey glyph. Reading the completed glyph and interpreting the information represented is a skill that requires deeper thinking by the student.
Setting Limits in the Classroom is a book that discusses effective classroom structure, your approach to teaching rules, how children learn your rules, and establishing consistent rules. Throughout the book, the author wants you to recognize the discipline you might be using that just doesn’t work. It is a must read, and I highly recommend it for middle school and high school teachers. Find out more in my August 10, 2022 blog post.
Games allow children to learn a great deal concerning mathematical concepts and number relationships. Often, they are required to use critical thinking skills as well as varied math strategies to solve them. Since dominoes make a great manipulative for hands-on learning, using dominoes for a math practice center is a way to engage students in math center practice while giving them a chance to review math facts. Discover more ways to use dominoes in math by reading my April 26, 2022 blog post.
This FREE resource lists several different mnemonic (memory aid) devices that will assist students in remembering, memorizing, and recalling larger pieces of information for tests. Included are acronyms, initialism, acrostics, rhyme, rhythm and song and association in addition to visualization using the loci and peg systems. Definitions for each mnemonic method are provided under each category as well as specific mnemonic examples for math, science and language arts.
This FREE Dots Fun for Everyone math resource encompasses activities for sorting dominoes, four digit place value, and using division facts. Overall, it contains three different activities and one game that involve finding sums that equal 12. The activities and games vary in difficulty; so differentiated instruction is easy. This resource is also excellent for math center activities. Answers are included.
This FREE resource begins with the definitions for the math words factor, greatest common factor and least common multiple, and continues by explaining and illustrating what a factor tree is and how to construct and use a Venn Diagram as a graphic organizer to find the least common multiple. Also incorporated is how to use the two-circle graphic organizer to factor out the Greatest Common Factor for polynomials or algebraic terms.
This science investigation rubric for the primary grades follows the Scientific Method and covers six areas: Exploration, Question, Prediction, Plan, Data Collection and Display, and Conclusion. It is based on a four point grading system with a column for “No Score.” It is set up so you can easily grade your students' science investigations. Since this resource is not saved in a PDF form, you can change the grading system by simply downloading the rubric and inserting your own.