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The Big List of 5th Grade Science Curriculum by State Standards!
Detailed mastery points for each standard helps create a better science lesson
The Big List of Ideas for End of the Year Science Lessons.
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My first year of teaching, I finished up my 5th grade science test prep week with a science lock-in. I drove 45 minutes home after the Friday night science lock-in event we put on. And then, I sat in my driveway and cried for a while before going in the house. This was my first … Continue reading 3 Test Prep Ideas You Should Start Right Away
Data has become a central theme in classrooms today. We have formative assessments, summative assessments, reading level assessments, MAP testing, STAAR tests, other standardized tests, istation, the list can go on forever. The last thing we need as teachers is another thing to grade or another assessment! We do need to check in with our … Continue reading Exit Slips and Assessing Student Understanding
If you’ve ever thought, “I just need a good lab so my students can master this week’s science content.”… My new Science Lab Kits are for you! If you’ve ever thought, “I just don’t have the materials to set up a good lab this week.”… My new Science Lab Kits are also for you! I am including … Continue reading Science Lab Kits to complete your science lessons
My first year of teaching I was hired halfway through the year. Not only did I have to quickly figure out my teaching style, but I also had to get about 50 students ready to pass that dreaded 5th Grade Science STAAR test. I needed a way to make learning stick, and stick fast. I … Continue reading The One Review Activity You Should Start Adding to Your Science Lessons Today
I ditched behavior charts long, long ago, and I have never regretted it! (Don’t miss the FREE behavior toolkit download below!!) AND, I have had fewer behavior problems!! 😎 Not only was it more work to keep up with and more rewards to provide… I saw how it damaged a child’s view of themself and … Continue reading Ditching Behavior Charts for Better Behavior in the Classroom