Promote visible thinking in your classroom with this Thinking Routines pack. There are 12 routines covered. Each routine contains a poster and a graphic organiser (with the exception of Think, Pair, Share). Routines; 1) See, Think, Wonder 2) I used to think... 3) Think, Puzzle, Explore 4) What makes you say that? 5) 3-2-1 Bridge 6) Headlines 7) Claim, Support, Question 8) Connect, Extend, Challenge 9) 10 x 2 10) Circle of Viewpoints 11) Compass Points 12) Think, Pair, Share
Reflective Teaching - One way I self-assess and grow! I include a few minutes before transitions (or after, as a calm-down) for students to do this, too. At the end of each day, we take time to reflect on what we learned TODAY. This practice is critical to sound learning and teaching, yet we skip it because we "don't have time." Make time!
At my school, we use Kath Murdoch's Inquiry Cycle. Many of our staff are new the PYP and new to inquiry-based teaching and learning, so we find this inquiry cycle provides some structure to the elu...
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This looks amazing and easy! I need that slow cooker! the best crockpot chicken noodle soup - familyfreshmeals.com
OOBLECK INTEGRATED LESSONS This is an integrated lesson plan to go along with a favorite Dr. Seuss book. In this activity, students will make oobleck and determine if the substance is a solid or liquid, supporting their opinion with evidence! This includes a story elements map to correlate with Bartholomew and the Oobleck, teacher instructions, student lab sheet (following the scientific method), and a student data collection page (math correlation).
Messy and fun science!!! Your students will love exploring states of matter with OOBLECK! This activity is great to use with the book Bartholomew and the Oobleck. This little packet has everything you will to accompany your experiment. Before the experiment students will make predictions about what will happen before mixing the ingredients.
Have fun learning about the different states of matter with these hands-on and YUMMY science investigations. (Creating Readers and Writers Blog) #statesofmatter
Awe shucks! This would have been great for the 100th day of school, too. Using popcorn to explore basic math and science concepts!
States of Matter FREEBIE! I hope your students enjoy these sorting printables. Black and white NO PREP printables are ready for you to print and go! Perfect for your science center or independent practice! 2 Versions included. Check out the full States of Matter unit here: States of Matter Sorting Cards and Printable Activities Be the first to know about sales, freebies and new product launches: *Look for the green star next to my store picture and click it to follow my store..
Science Matters: Learning About the States of Matter with Primary Children. Make ice cream in a bag, see all 3 states in a root beer float, and make some cupcake magic. Lots of ideas! #statesofmatter
Rainforest Animals: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort
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Coral Reefs: Nature's Amazing Underwater Cities. Join a free, live Virtual Event for grades 3-8 on May 19 at 12 pm ET. (Or watch the recorded event later.) Expert scientist, Marine Biologist Stephanie Wear, will take students on a deep dive to explore one of the “seven underwater wonders of the world.”
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Our favorite essential oil blend recipes for homemade soap making. These smell amazing!
4 Naturally Exfoliating Homemade Soap Recipes that use aloe, coffee, cinnamon, Chia seed, and oatmeal to keep you smelling clean and feeling fresh.
[ DIY: Rosemary-Citrus Goats Milk Soap Recipe ] Made with goats milk base, citrus essential oil, rosemary, orange rind. ~ from the Everyday Home Blog
A DIY homemade honey face wash that's natural and effective for cleansing the skin. This easy face wash only requires four ingredients (and two seconds of time)--castile soap, honey, water, and a nourishing oil! livesimply.me/...
You can make this sugar scrub recipe with just three ingredients! This is perfect for holiday gift giving! Comes with the free printable to use for the jar lids as well!
Whipped Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe - The Idea Room
Make real, homemade soap in 90 minutes with this photo-packed tutorial! Includes instructions for hot process soap aka "crock pot soap".
I've done a grapefruit oatmeal soap before, it was really cool! Just FYI though don't put a slice of grapefruit Inside it, it will rot :(
Step by step instructions on how to make beatiful artisan soap at home
Homemade Hand Sanitizer! Simple recipe to use when you don't have access to a sink!
Homemade coffee scrub - fill mason jars with sugar scrub and you have a great under $5 gift idea for Christmas!