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Content Area Projects

Content Area Projects

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fractions fractions song

fractions-fractions song

MARIO FRACTIONS SONG by words...very effective!

MARIO FRACTIONS SONG by words...very effective!

This is the vocabulary my students needed (but were missing) to describe the differences between quadrilaterals. The quadrilateral cut and paste activity really required students to wrestle with the definitions. The activity supports CCSS.Math.3.G.A.1 Understand that shapes in different categories may share attributes, and that the shared attributes can define a larger category. Recognize rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals.

Rocks and Minerals Science Unit and Student Notebook ($) #rocksandminerals #sciencenotebook #rocks #minerals #science

Rocks and Minerals Science Unit and Student Notebook

Now that our whole district has gone 1:1 with Google Chromebooks, I thought it was time to share all the neat things you can do with Google Classroom. Head on over to my blog to check out how to get started!

mothers day craft ideas for kids

Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids and Adults

Gobs of Grammar by Month- Common Core Aligned Grade 4

Gobs of Grammar by Month- Common Core Aligned Grade 4

Take the photo and then ask youngsters to use it as a writing prompt for explanatory/informative writing.

What I Have Learned

state stamp art project

Art School | State Stamps - Classic Play!

If you are teaching elapsed time right now, don't miss the great links on this post! Lots of games and activiies to make this difficult concept much easier (and fun!).

Taming the Terror of Elapsed Time!

Language Task Cards, Free Sample---Crockett's Classroom

Language Task Cards

Teaching about character traits through inference. Students choose a character trait, then back it up with evidence from the text and their own schema. Cute, rigorous, standards based assignment.

Character and Inference

author's purpose | Author's Purpose Chart | anchor charts

Anchors Away Monday {11.17.2014} Making Deep Connections {FREEBIE} by Crafting Connections!

Earth Day Art project

Earth Day Art | Thrive

Do you have students who confuse main idea with theme? Clear up the confusion with this common core aligned, 34 page teaching pack. Posters for Theme, Main Idea, and Comparing Theme and Main Idea are available in a full color, digital format or a print friendly version. Illustrated signs are included for 18 themes commonly found in children’s books.$

Theme or Main Idea?

Student Goal Setting and Data Portfolios for 1st - 6th grades. Includes posters, data tracking pages, goal setting forms, section covers, reflection pages, and home/school connection. Also available in bundles for individuals and school sites. Also available separately are just the posters or just the reflection pages.

What I Have Learned

What a great idea! A bike water bottle holder is attached to the legs of the desks! Desktops are clear and students are hydrated.

Common Core Math {Outside of the Box} - Open-Ended Math Pages

Create●Teach●Share: Common Core Math {Outside of the Box}

Figurative Language with Disney songs and movie clips! Simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia....


Learn to Type the Easy Way! - Kids Activities Blog

Math Brain Busters! 150 problems aligned to the common core standards for 6th grade math. Comes with 30 cards that are easy to print, cut, hole punch, and clip together for students to use! Each card includes 5 problems - one for each standard. Great for use as a math center in math workshop or for students who finish early with work! Includes problems related to rates and ratios, number operations, algebra, geometry, statistics, and probability.

One teacher's strategy for using data to drive instruction -- this is worth a look!

My Teacher Friend: Math Benchmark Tracking

The Ultimate List of Math Manipulatives {Upper Elementary}