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    Julia Burrows
    Julia Burrows
    Julia Burrows

    Julia Burrows

    Blueberry and Lemon Trifle. This is just sublime! Here I give you two options, to make everything completely from scratch, as I have done, or to use ready made items. The choice is yours, so please enjoy!

    When I was Young in the Mountain is the autobiography about Cynthia Rylant's childhood, and this updated unit includes before/during/after activities for prereading, vocabulary, making connections, making comparisons between life today and Cynthia Rylant's childhood, summarizing, questioning, story plot, writing activities, and a culminating project.

    Genre Game Set This genre game set includes two different sets of game cards, student directions for three variations of games, and an answer key. Great for literacy centers, extra practice, or a fun family at-home activity.

    Christmas Tree STEM has Ideas for bringing holiday traditions together with science, engineering and math. Great for kids.

    Character Traits Foldable, Character Traits Interactive Notebook Activity by Lovin' Lit from the ALL NEW Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks, Part 2

    I created this freebie to benefit both my Main Idea Interactive Notebook and my Soil Interactive Notebook. Students glue two main idea pockets into their interactive notebook and then sort detail cards into each pocket. This was a great activity that got my students thinking about how specific details support specific main ideas.

    I love multiplication circles because they can really help right brained creative kids understand multiplication. Plus, they are interesting...

    Moon Phases FREE TEACHING RESOURCE - Great to use as an assessment

    YouTube Art Channels for Kids Art tutorials for kids. Painting, art history, drawing, doodling and more for kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade and more

    Place Value FREEBIE to assess number word, expanded form and standard form of numbers. Nice foldable!

    I used this form a few times a week to assess the work students did independently. It makes it super easy to correct any misconceptions right away, plan the rest of the unit based on how well the class understands the current skill, and assign differentiated follow-up tasks for every student.

    These 8 reading passages are designed for 3rd grade or 4th grade students to read and determine the main idea. The practice is leveled so that one set of the reading passages has multiple choice answers, and the other set of task cards are free response (students must decide on the main idea independently).

    Grab three pages of guided reading questions for informational text right here! One for before reading, one for during reading and one for after reading! PLUS get seven steps to help your guided reading groups go more smoothly.

    FREE Reading Resources~ Comprehension strategy printables. Wide variety to download! (No longer available. New link will take you to a similar set of FREE printables!)

    These are FREE Common Core aligned, hands-on math task cards that use the relationships between Pattern Blocks to build and challenge fraction knowledge. The activities are not only fun and engaging, but they help kids learn independently! Each activity allows for individual creativity while building student understanding of fractions!

    How To Differentiate For Your High Achievers - Ideas for easily differentiating instruction for stronger students.

    How To Differentiate For Your High Achievers - Ideas for easily differentiating instruction for stronger students.

    High Interest Low Readability Book List for Struggling Readers {great if you teach kids in 3rd through 5th grades} | This Reading Mama

    Teaching Main Idea and Supporting Details with Hands on Activities

    Free ~ Very handy for students as they decide which operation to use when solving word problems!

    Place Value -Last Man Standing Game /CCS Gr 2, but can be adapted to other grade quite easily. Great for interpreting place value

    Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher: Reading Workshop partner talk

    Have you seen this?? We shared why we have switched to doing the Daily 3 instead of the Daily 5 – and how it works in our classrooms!:

    This great graphic on levels of questions includes the fact that the author doesn't know who created the original. Read on for some ideas for genius hour as well.

    FREEBIE!!! Searching for Numbers with Darcy the Detective is a set of 52 task cards...sequencing activity. A sequence of numbers with one number missing is on each card...student determines the missing number...grades 2-3-4

    Primarily Speaking: Econ 101, Cause and Effect, Shared Writing, and a Freebie!

    Integrate art and math in your classroom with quadrilateral robots.

    Have students close their eyes and tell you about the cafeteria What did they smell, see, taste, touch, and hear? Then have them think of other words that can build on their sensory language. Assign students one of the 5 senses and have them write a sentence about the cafeteria.