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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Summarizing Unit with a video mini-lesson, days of task cards, and more!

Summarizing Video Lesson Bundle

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Summarizing Video Lesson Bundle Get ready to take your literacy instruction multi-modal! This new summarizing lesson bundle has video, cartoon, guided notes, student talk, writing, speaking, listening, and reading.  Mini-Lesson Video Mini-Lesson to guide students through the basics. Short Story Two short stories for summarizing guided practice. Cartoons To engage and scaffold language learners. Reading […]

Spiral Warmups for Word Study, Vocabulary, Spelling Patterns.

NEWS: Spiral Warmups for Word Study

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We are excited to give to you our newest FREE teaching resource to help engage your students and increase learning! Spiralwarmups.com. It’s word study bundled into 3-6 minutes of no-prep, just turn on and learn warm-ups. The warm-ups are designed to spiral the essential reading and writing skills.   >>Tap Here to Sign Up<<   Daily Word […]

How can you teach context clues, so that is easy for students to master and use!

How to Teach Context Clues

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Simple Ways to Learn Context Clues You know that decoding word sounds is one of the major obstacles to reading fluency. You also know that there is another major obstacle…using context clues to decoding word meanings. Vocabulary is a killer in reading comprehension. It is also one of the largest factors in creating strong readers. However, […]

4th Grade Math STAAR review task cards that work! And make teaching easy.

NEWS: 4th Grade STAAR Math Review

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  STAAR review is so much easier with the right resources. The right warm-ups, spiral practice, stations, and group work. That’s what these math task cards are! Your students will appreciate the simplicity and support in these new STAAR review resources. You will appreciate how engaged students are and how well-aligned the questions are to STAAR […]

In this post, summarizing task cards are previewed with test prep strategies to help students succeed!

Reading Test Prep: Summarizing, Without the Headaches!

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Summarizing can be so difficult for some upper elementary students to grasp! I think you’ll agree with me when I say, …some tests (including STAAR) can cause headaches when they ask students to summarize text! It has to be this way, right? Or does it? I’m going to show you how reading teachers successfully teach […]

Reading Test Prep & STAAR Review are easier with these engaging teaching ideas and task cards!

Reading Test Prep: Making Inferences

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  You might have heard, “If you teach it right, they don’t need test prep.” This may be true for some advantaged students. But let’s face it, a reading test represents a unique genre that requires specific skills. Reading test prep is essential. And if you’re in Texas, STAAR review is even more critical. Before we […]