The 12 Days of Christmas Tips and Gifts: Third Day of Christmas – Vocabulry Template

Follow with me each day as I post my 12 gifts of Christmas for teachers. Each day will have a tip to encourage engaged learning in your classroom and a free gift to accompany that tip. Here goes the third day! On the third day of Christmas, Elementary Ali gave to me… Three fun ways to learn … Continue reading The 12 Days of Christmas Tips and Gifts: Third Day of Christmas – Vocabulry Template

Week Seven Science Lessons: Forms of Energy

Grade 5 Science Week Seven Lessons This week we will be starting the Force, Motion, and Energy Unit. The first week of this unit is the Forms of Energy. Students will be introduced to the types of energy and how it can apply to the world around them!  Here is a lesson to help you plan. … Continue reading Week Seven Science Lessons: Forms of Energy

Filling in the Literacy Gap

Science and Literacy I've noticed throughout the years that fiction is a favorite in the ELA classroom. This leads to students having great exposure to the fiction genre, but leaves a gap in nonfiction reading strategies. This is where the content areas come in. Giving students ample opportunities to read and comprehend informational texts can … Continue reading Filling in the Literacy Gap