Study guides, lesson plans, activities, and more ideas to use for elementary education. Interested in becoming an elementary education teacher?…
Main Idea Task Cards
Main idea can be a tricky concept to teach, but these task cards make it so much easier. They are differentiated with 2 sets of cards (with main idea stated in topic sentence and main idea implied) and 2 answer sheet choices (multiple choice or open response) so that you can meet the needs of all your learners. High-interest passages written by a published children's author. Best selling main idea product on TpT!
Seasonal Word Problem Collection: Valentine's Day Grade 3-5
The next in the serios of Seasonal Word Problems! Check out the great differentiated problems in this set for grades 3-5...each of the problems has an "extra" component for those fast math finishers. Comes with rubrics, answers, and problems in THREE different formats. Everything is ready to go to make your Valentine's Day more mathematical!
Teaching the Research Process
We all know how important it is to teach our students information literacy skills: how to access, analyze, evaluate and communicate information. If you're ready to teach the research process to your students, click here to read this blog post for all the tips and tricks! #teaching | stayingcoolinthelibrary.us
Learning About Landforms - Around the Kampfire
Learning about landforms-Lots of hands-on ideas and creative landforms activities to get students writing about landforms. Students write fictional narratives after building imaginary landform filled islands with salt dough. Ideal for kids in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and even 4th grade.
Free Curriculum Night checklist for teachers
Curriculum Night tips, Power Point templates, and a FREE checklist to help you plan and organize for a successful back to school night, curriculum night, or parent open house. #curriculumnight #classroommanagement #openhouseideas
States & Properties of Matter | Second Grade Science NGSS
A complete properties of matter unit for 2nd grade science. Detailed lesson plans, teaching Power Point, student science journal activities and worksheets, plus 8 unique STEM science experiments for kids that your second grade students will love! #2ndgradescience #propertiesofmatter
100th Day of School Writing & A Free Class Book
Free 100th Day class book for primary grades. Things We've Been Told 100 Times! This post also includes some fun ideas for 100th day writing activities.
February Activities for Kindergarten or First Grade
February is one of the busiest months with all of the holidays – Groundhog Day, 100th Day, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents’ Day! Check out some of my favorite no and low prep resources to get your through the month. In this blog post, I will show you ideas for bulletin boards, writing, math, journals, and so much more...
New Year Flap Book Craft
This New Year Goal Setting Flap Book is a great activity to use during the first week back from holiday break to reflect on the previous year and set goals for the new year. It can be difficult to get students back into the routine of school after a long break and this new year craftivity is a great way to ease them into the New Year.
100th day of school activities & gifts for 2nd and 3rd grade
These 100th day activities for kids will give second and third grade teachers ideas for math, ELA, and writing on the 100th day of school. This post is perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders with the writing and self-portraits making a great January or February bulletin board too!