This non fiction text feature scavenger hunt is the perfect resource to practice and engage!

Text Feature Scavenger Hunt (Informational Text)

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You’re going to enjoy this new product line – Nonfiction Text Feature Scavenger Hunts! In this post, you will see: How the Scavenger Hunt Increases Learning. When to Use the Scavenger Hunt. What’s in the Text Feature Scavenger Hunt? Here’s a quick overview video, and then we’ll get into the details.   Text Feature Scavenger […]

Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt

Solving Equations Scavenger Hunt

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Solving Equations Scavenger HuntThis is a great way to engage middle school math students! solving equations scavenger hunt can help your 7th and 8th grade students in many ways. Do your students need more practice with solving equations with variables on both sides? thumbs-o-up Do you want an active engagement practice activity that is aligned […]

Free Graphic Organizers for reading comprehension.

Sequencing Graphic Organizers

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Reading lessons are made better with the right graphic organizer. Here are three organizers that can help you scaffold student learning of order of events, sequencing, and summarizing. Download and use as needed to help your students master the reading process! Sequencing Basic Graphic OrganizerThis graphic organizer focuses on three main events in a story […]

This lesson plan has 2 days of activities to teach about Todd Beamer 9-11

Todd Beamer and 9/11 (September 11th Hero Lesson)

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SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSeptember 11, 2001 was a tragic day in American history. The terror attacks remain a horrific memory for who were alive on 9/11.However, there were many stories of heroism that deserve to be told. Todd Beamer was an American hero on Flight 93 on September 11th. Todd Beamer Lesson Plan BundleThis Todd Beamer lesson plan […]

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Hurricane Harvey Teaching Resources and Fundraising

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Hurricane Harvey overstayed its welcome and left a mess in its path. From Corpus Christi and Rockport to San Antonio back to Houston and Lake Conroe and now towards Beaumont and Louisiana – water is everywhere.In the face of this catastrophic disaster, there is something more powerful than wind, rain, and floods. The strength of […]

These growth mindset activities will help you promote grit and determination in your students!

Growth Mindset Activities Bundle [Video and Teaching Resources]

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We created a Growth Mindset Activities Bundle, so you can help students focus on the most important goal of education: learning.As I shared in a previous post, a growth mindset helps students:focus on learning, not just gradestake control of their effortsunderstand the effort is more important than merely being “smart”talent is developed, you aren’t just “good […]

TPT Back to School Sale 2 in on!

Did you Miss? Here’s TPT Back to School Sale 2

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TPT Back to School Sale 2Did you miss our first back to school sale? Don’t worry. Because we are announcing TPT Back to School Sale 2!Everything is discounted – teaching resources for reading, math, social studies, science. Discover the best task cards, warm-ups, games, videos, and more.​So, while you’re gearing up for a new school […]

Fluency Warm-Ups for Word Study

Fluency Warm-Ups for Grades 3-6

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  Fluency Warm-Ups for Word Study Fluency Warm-Ups are rolling out! The unit Fluency 2, is in the free Word Study Warm-Ups course and is uploading as I type this sentence. In these fluency warm-ups, students will: Build word recognition skills. Increase automaticity with decoding skills. Discover vowel digraphs. Sort words. Meet the new Professor Pike!     […]

The Ultimate Classroom Management Checklist to get your room going this back to school!

The Ultimate Classroom Management Checklist for Back to School

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This back to school classroom management checklist is designed to help you remember all the caveats of your classroom management! Especially, if you’ve enjoyed your summer break like you should have. However, if you didn’t get the full dose of rejuvenation from summer break, then you need to leave this article. Spend 2 days trying […]

What does the research say about word study in upper elementary school?

Research Review for Word Study

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A quick research review for word study can answer very important questions about literacy curriculum and instruction in our schools.What does the research say about the use of word study?What type of word study instruction is effective in upper elementary and middle school?What are the purposes and effects of teaching word knowledge to transitional readers?In […]

TPT Back to School Sale for TeachersPayTeachers Teaching Resources

TPT Back to School Sale, August 1-2!

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This TPT Back to School Sale is ah-ma-zzzzing! Yes, everything in the our TeachersPayTeachers store is 25% off.And some TPT products are up to 50% off! (see below)​Now is the time to stock up on reading task cards, math task cards, station work, PowerPoints for Google Classroom, videos for flipped classes, and other engaging resources.Who […]