FREE parent letter and one-page rubric is all you need to introduce and evaluate student speeches about the balance of powers among the three branches of government: judicial, executive, and legislative. Students can easily understand how their preparation, as well as their 1-to-3 minute speech and presentation will be evaluated. Using a simple check list, the teacher can easily assess each student's effort, content, and delivery. This WORD file can be formatted to meet each class's…
Christmas Activities: 5th Grade Literacy and Math (No Prep) - Keep your students engaged and motivated in the month of December with these no prep reading, writing, and math Christmas activities. You can relax and enjoy the holidays with your students while having standards based fun!! Also available for 3rd grade and 4th grade. $
What is an effective way to get your students thinking at a deeper level? Let me share what works well for my students on a blog post at Minds in Bloom! After you read the post and you think it will fit well with your class, there will be a link to download a whole unit or you can grab the free theme printables!
Your students will have so much fun playing Boo!, they won't even realize they are practicing their addition and subtraction math facts! Older or advanced students can use multiplication, addition and subtraction to play. The game is for 2-4 players. All they need to play is a deck of Boo! cards and a pair of dice. I suggest you print the cards on cardstock, a thicker paper, and laminate them for years of use.