It's football season and the excitement in your classroom is likely reaching its peak! With so much enthusiasm for the big game, why not channel it into some fun and educational activities? In this blog post we'll look at a few creative ways to bring the Super Bowl into your classroom! From creative … [Read more...] about Fun Football Activities for Your Classroom
Valentine's Day is upon us, and it's time to get creative in the classroom! With love being in the air, we know you want to make this holiday special for your upper-grade students. But how do you have fun with the holiday while still keeping your standards your focus? We have just the solution: … [Read more...] about 5 Classroom Valentine’s Day Activities for Upper Grades Students
As a teacher, you know that two-step word problems can be tricky for third and fourth graders. But with a little bit of creativity, you can make teaching them fun! Here are tips to get your students engaged and excited about solving two-step word problems. Begin With A Quick Review of One-Step … [Read more...] about Get Your Students Excited About Two-Step Word Problems!
When teaching my students how to write a personal narrative, I always teach them to start with writing a strong introduction, also known as an opening hook. This can be anything from starting in the middle of the action, to asking a question, to giving a surprising fact. The important thing is that … [Read more...] about 5 Hooks to Teach Your Students for Writing a Strong Introduction
Are you looking for fun activities to teach weather to your students? Look no further than our 3rd Grade Weather and Climate unit! This unit covers so many topics including types of weather, the water cycle, weather hazards, tools for measuring weather, graphing weather, and climates of the … [Read more...] about Fun 3rd Grade Weather Activities
When teaching 4th and 5th grade place value, there are a few key things to keep in mind. First, it's important to help students understand that the value of a digit is based on its place. Second, students should be able to determine how many times greater the value of a digit is when compared to the … [Read more...] about Teaching 4th and 5th Grade Place Value – Comparing the Values of Places