Tag: Foldable Graphic Organizer

Free Activities for Greek and Latin Roots

Monday Activity ~ Students discuss the root word of the week using the Anchor Chart and complete the first page of their practice booklet.

Teach students Greek and Latin roots with short [10-minute] daily activities. Students practice one root word each week. Daily practice includes foldable organizers, practice exercises, or games.

Each root comes with an anchor chart. Just print, cut out, and paste. In just a few minutes your are ready to go. Continue Reading

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 Two Geometry Bulletin Boards

Bulletin Board Idea

Creating bulletin boards for the school hallway can be a real challenge. Not only must they look impression, but they also have to show student are learning important skills. This post two bulletin boards that were created for geometry.

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Students really enjoyed creating this bulletin board. Not only was it quick and easy to put together, the finished product looks great! Continue Reading

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Math Resources ~ Place Value

Free Place Value Foldable Graphic Organizers

 Place Value

One of my summer projects is to organize my math materials so that I will be better prepared to teach a math class next year. While going through my materials, I found a number of resources I felt would be useful to others. I am providing them in a series of blog posts. If you find this post helpful, check back. As I continue to organize my materials, I will provide additional resources.

This resource contains the foldable place value chart that I used with my fifth grade math students. Interactive notebooks help my students immensely. I hope yours will benefit by creating some of these
organizers as well. Good luck and have fun!.
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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . . The Revolutionary War

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The Revolutionary War

Students will enjoy reading these Ten Interesting Facts about the Revolutionary War.  Be sure to head to the bottom of the post for links to a printable version. Check out the foldable organizer link as well. 

#1 ~ Population

The population of the British Colonies in America in 1775 was approximately 2,400,000. This was a small number when compared to the population of London at that time which was almost 1 million. Continue Reading

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Sound Devices ~~ Alliteration, Rhyme, and Onomatopoeia

Rhyme and Alliteration PowerPoint

 

Sound Devices ~~ Alliteration, Rhyme, and Onomatopoeia

As I was looking through some lesson plans to decide what to share in this post, I came across two lesson plans I had created for my 2012/2013 school year observations. Since I wasn’t sure which class the observation would take place, I planned lessons for an entire day. I am including materials from my fourth grade language arts lesson “Alliteration and Rhyme” and my fifth grade language arts lesson “Onomatopoeia and Alliteration.” You will notice that both lessons have many of the same activities. I often planned for unannounced observations this way, as it was so much less time consuming. Also, these lessons are based on the Tennessee Student Performance Indicators (SPIs). Since the PowerPoint presentations are not locked, you can easily change the pages to your state standards or to the Common Core Standards. Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The U.S. Constitution

Pennsylvania State House

Ten Interesting Facts . . . .
The U.S. Constitution

1. Philadelphia

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The American Civil War

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The American Civil War

1. Lincoln’s Hat Shot

In August 1863 while Abraham Lincoln was heading home from the White House, someone took a shot at him. The bullet went through his hat. Lincoln asked the guards to keep the incident quiet because he did not want to worry his wife.

2. Fort Sumter

The first confrontation of the Civil War took place on April 12, 1861 when Confederate troops attacked Fort Sumter beginning the war. The war ended on April 9, 1865 when Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House. The beginning and ending dates were used in creating the title of the Civil War novel Across Five Aprils. Continue Reading

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