This 36 page set of worksheets, task cards, games, a writing activity, math activities and more will keep your kids busy learning the first week. Great activities to help you get to know the kids, while allowing them to get to know one another, and helping them make the transition to a new classroom. Love this for Back to School! (TpT Resource)

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#### Back to School Activities for 5th Grade is a 41 page set of worksheets, task cards, games, a writing activity, math activities and more to keep your kids busy learning the first week. The goal of these activities, besides student learning, is to provide you as a teacher, a simple way to get to know the kids, while allowing them to get to know one another, and helping them make the transition to a new classroom.Specifically it includes:Student QuestionnaireAll About Me WorksheetAll About My Fi...

math notebook rubric (4th)

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#### Math Notebook Rubric | Teachers Notebook

#### Math Notebook rubric. A modified version would be an interactive math journal.

#### Middle School Math Madness!: interactive notebook

#### math notebook rubric <3 teaching!

#### Neat math ideas

Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions

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#### Great idea for differentiating learning levels and challenging all students!

#### Make bookmarks with learning targets

#### 5th grade

#### Reading cards

#### Monitored reading bookmarks to complete weekly? Genre-color coded. Life in Fifth Grade: Increasing Students' Thinking! Moving Past "Right There" Questions

Pizza Fractions Project!

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#### Pizza Fractions Project. This looks like a really fun project for students to do either as homework or in small groups.

#### 4th Grade Frolics: Pizza Fractions Project!

Dividing Fractions Task Cards $

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#### buy from tpt

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#### SMART and/or math centers

This 60+ page assessment bundle contains quick math assessments for every 5th Grade Common Core Math Standard. There are at least 2 assessments included for each standard. These assessments packs are also available for grades 1, 2, 3, and 4!

Free Back to School Ice Breaker! | Minds in Bloom ... I use a similar BINGO game as an ice breaker for the first day

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#### Ten Back to School Activities to Welcome Your Class and Break the Ice | Steve Spangler's Blog

#### Classroom Freebies: Back to School Ice Breaker: Student Search - could adapt for adult learners/parents connect to theme of the workshop

#### Looks like a fun icebreaker for the first week of school. It's important to build that community in your classroom right away. Back to School Ice Breaker: Student Search for grades 4-6+

First week of school ideas (for older grades) -- great teaching blog to follow as well

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#### First week of school ideas (for older grades) some good ideas here

#### First week of school ideas from a 4th grade teacher, but could be adapted.

#### Awesome First Week(s) of School Activities from a 4th grade teacher, but could be modified. :)

#### Great first week of school ideas: Letters to the students and responses

#### First week activities. Scroll and use the paper doll icebreaker for being a kind student.

#### Good Idea for the first week of the new school year.

Ideas for setting up anchor-chart friendly bulletin boards!

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#### ideas for setting up anchor chart friendly bulletin boards!

#### Classroom decor

#### Ideas for setting up anchor-chart friendly bulletin boards! From: Ms. Lilypad's Primary Pond (Blog)

increase student engagement

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#### One of the daunting challenges facing each (new) teacher centres around getting students engaged in classroom learning. In a digitally focused age where focus gives way to multitasking, attention deficit becomes the current currency. I have already featured some of the techniques to increase students engagement in previous posts, today I am sharing with you 7 more tips from Reading...

#### 7 Ways to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

#### This list of 7 Ways to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom I found to be very helpful. These simple tips are very easy to incorporate into the classroom and engagement in the classroom is essential to foster so that you know your students are absorbing and retaining information. One of the most prominent ideas from this list that I will try hard to put into effect is the 5-7 seconds of "think time." This gives all students an equal opportunity to process and hopefully think and respond.

#### Why do we want learners of all ages to be engaged during instruction? Because involved students learn more efficiently and are more successful at remembering what they learned. In addition, students who are engaged in learning are more likely to become passionate about learning in general. Student engagement is one byproduct of effective instruction that has major â€¦

#### 7 Ways to Increase Student Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC] http://mrmck.wordpress.com/2014/11/20/7-ways-to-increase-student-engagement-infographic/

Fun Games 4 Learning: Domino Math Games

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#### Domino Math Addition Game for Evan

#### Math ideas to use in your classroom

#### Fun Games 4 Learning: Domino Math Games. This could work with addition too. Could be good for Math Center.

On Twitter, I recently shared an excellent article by Justin Tarte called 5 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Him/Herself. The first reflection question Justin recommends is: Who is doing a majority of the talking in your classroom? Itâ€™s the person who is doing the majority of the talking that tends to do the most learning, so what â€¦

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#### 8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more #classroom #management #instruction #strategies

#### 8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more - some good ideas

#### These are great ways to really encourage the students to do more talking. This is a great teaching strategy.

#### Less teacher talk - get students talking more

#### Tips for letting students engage more

Assessments, extra practice, or task cards for 5NBT1-5NBT7, which covers place value concepts, operations, and decimals.

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#### 5NBT1 5th Grade Common Core Math Practice or Assessments Place Value

#### 5th Grade Common Core Practice and Assessments 5NBT1 Place Value

5th Grade Common Core Math Task Cards with a fun SPRING theme. Every single common core standard is reviewed. Perfect Test Prep, Centers, Spiral Review, etc. $

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#### 5th Grade Common Core Math Task Cards with a fun SPRING theme. Every single common core standard is reviewed. Perfect Test Prep, Centers, Spiral Review, etc. $

Fractions Decimals and Percents | and Worksheets to go with the book Fractions, Decimals, and Percents ...

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#### Free Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Activities and Printables

#### Printables and Worksheets to go with the book Fractions, Decimals, and Percents by David A. Adler - Kaylee's Education Studio

Accountable Talk Posters-Free and cute! Great for Number talks/Math Congress! Math Accountable Talk! Free!

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#### These posters are useful to remind your students about accountable talk moves! Encourage your students to use their 'talk time' effectively with these prompts that will add a splash of colour to your room! I cut out the circles and posted them on a ribbon banner.

#### Accountable talk - great for lit circles during my daily intervention block

#### Accountable Talk Posters Free!

#### Accountable Talk Posters: whole brain teaching, discussion building

#### Free: These posters are useful to remind students about accountable talk!

Teaching 3-digit multiplication using colors.

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#### Teaching multi digit multiplication using colors.

#### teaching three digit multiplication, color-coding place values! Teach students to trace over the bottom number with a different color for each integer. Fantastic idea.

#### Teaching 3-digit multiplication using colors to a child with Asperger's. #homeschool #math #multiplication

#### Teaching 3 digit multiplication with colors

#### Teaching multiplication using colors. Use color to show place values & the value of the digits.

When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a little while before coming up with this graphic organizer. My students love it, and they never confuse the steps again!

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#### Add/Sub fractions - four square method

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#### Adding and Subtracting Fractions Anchor Chart - When I first started teaching adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators to my fifth graders, I quickly realized that they needed some concrete step-by-step directions. They also needed a way to organize their work. I racked my brain for a little while before coming up with this graphic organizer. My students love it, and they never confuse the steps again! $

Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of Ten. Have students act it out for a concrete understanding of what's really going on.

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#### Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of Ten: Have students act it out for a concrete understanding of what's really going on. (Includes free download for number sliders)

Smartie fractions...gotta love candy!

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#### Smartie fractions-great way to explain parts of a whole. I don't teach math but this is super cute.

#### Smartie Fractions! --I can add this to my Smartie Fraction lesson!

#### Fractions using sweets! I did this for my 4th grade math lesson and they loved it!!

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#### Smartie fractions (great way to use some of that Halloween candy in a math lesson)

Think Pair Share plus other Graphic Organizers

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#### Lots of ideas using graphic organizers

#### Think Pair Share Graphic Organizer | The Teacher's Theory: Readers Workshop Graphic Organizers

Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

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#### Most of these would not work for middle school, but I like the idea.

#### I love the idea - customize questions for your age group - build classroom community.

Math Talk- LOVE this @Bonnie S. S. S. S. S. S. Michaels !

s'more parent gift - perfect for parent night

smore parent gift - could also be teacher gift

Oh' Boy 4th Grade: great day, project, & Smore

Parent volunteer gift idea