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This Test Prep packet addresses ALL 3rd Grade CCSS math standards, with six assessment problems for each one. They are written in a format similar to Common Core State assessments.: This Test Prep packet addresses ALL 3rd Grade CCSS math standards, with six assessment problems for each one. They are written in a format similar to Common Core State assessments.

Crash Course in Phonics, part 2, everything you wish you would have learned about teaching phonics when you were in college

The Third Wheel: Set Yourself Up for Substitute Success

See how the U.S. grew from 13 colonies to 50 states

Native Americans: Research, Interactive Journals, Task Cards, & More $

The Benefits of Co-Teaching for Students with Special Needs

5 Ways to Design Effective Rewards for Game-Based Learning | Edutopia

display paper hanging display "boards" a piece of dowel taped at the bottom might help it hang nicely

Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas Tuesday Teacher Tips: Desk Arrangements for Cooperative Learning

Use a meter stick as a number line!

Use color coding to making writing organization obvious and to help students connec their plan to their draft

Math Games and Centers: 3rd Grade Print and Play (No Prep) Your students will have a blast while working on Common Core math skills with this set of 50+ math games. All the games are 1 page with the spinner on the game board. All you need to do is print and play! $

Cute way to display students who have mastered multiplication facts.

I AM wall- this is a great back to school activity for building positive classroom environment and self-esteem.

Read about some great ideas to help you teach character traits in reading.

Inexpensive, colorful duct tape to flag pencils and help prevent them from disappearing!

Differentiation Made Easy - so many tips for differentiating.

Force and motion...calculating speed. Use of maths in sport, good for the body smart kids to watch

Indoor play for kids becomes very common and necessary during the cold winter months. For this week's indoor games and play Discover & Explo...

balance board toy for active kids. I may have to make this for an indoor winter activity!!!

Winter sport activities and resources.

$ Looking for ideas to support the writing development of students in your classroom? Use these narrative, informative, and opinion winter sport writing activities.

Baseball snowmen for all the baseball lovers! would be cute to add little touches of your favorite team

Learn how to help your family avoid frostbite and stay injury-free while sledding, ice skating, skiing and more:

15 Minute short kids yoga video sequence for little skiers and snowboarders

Try this fun and easy place value game for FREE at!

Life Cycles! Integrate the content area of science into reading! Getting to EVERYTHING can be so difficult. Short informational passages can help a busy teacher cover informational text standards as well as cover important science concepts. This packet can be taught in a week with a bonus science experiment on the last day of the week.

Seed Jar Science Experiment For Kids

3D life cycle of a butterfly craft - rice for eggs, pom-poms for caterpillar, brown paper and twig for pupa, construction paper for butterfly

These frogs are so cute! This would be great to use when we do life cycles of a frog and have the students write down a fact they learned.

Preschool Frog Life Cycle Recycled Craft Transformation Science for Kids from Still Playing School

Here's a DIY tutorial and a FREEBIE template for creating your own custom triangle banners or bunting in PowerPoint for your classroom or any type of celebration.

Cute duct tape around your classroom white board!

Text Complexity Bookmarks- Leveled Reading Comp Questions

Best stories to teach small moments writing

This packet contains grammar assessments targeting specific common core language standards for Grade 3. Each standard is noted on the assessment itself and the packet is organized in order for you by assessment. The assessments contain challenging questions both open ended and multiple choice to provide your students with opportunities to experience a wide array of testing formats.

50 Beginning of the Year Activities, Ideas & FREEBIES!

5 super-fun ways to learn math facts . I like the "Strike it Out" game- could be good math center early in year

Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O'Connell George (combines poetry with origami)

poetry tools anchor chart

This set is filled with fun, original poems, mini-plays and pieces of prose that your students will enjoy. Lots of variety and great short pieces of literature. (TpT Resource)

STANZA - Fun Intro to Poetry Month in the Library

Drama Anchor Chart

Make a fun constellation book!

Phases of the moon.

This play is filled with good scientific information but even better, it's entertaining and fun! Summary of the Play: The Sun thinks he/she is the most important thing in the Solar System and isn't afraid to let everyone know it. With the guidance of each planet, (including Venus, the diva and Saturn, the surfer) and each solar system object, the Sun realizes in the end, that each planet, moon, asteroid, comet, etc. has value. (TpT Resource)

I need to make a slew of these wood and paper stars tomorrow!!

Solar system art with pastels on black paper.

Spray painting Target Dollar section baskets to match classroom decor!