The Big List of Ideas for End of the Year Science Lessons.
The big test prep season is where the real fun comes in! I have a few ways that I have loved making test prep fun. These can be done as one test prep event, or can be split into three different events on your calendar. I put all the details and resources in my FREE … Continue reading 3 Favorite Ways to Test Prep for 5th Grade Science
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
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 love a little end of the year gift to let my students know I have enjoyed them this year, that I am so proud of them, and that I will miss them as they move up. My gift selection for the year usually depends on what I can find on a good enough deal … Continue reading My 3 Favorite End of the Year Gifts For Students
Teachers, Summer is coming!! This is always an exciting time of the year, which makes all those behavior skills your students work so hard to build all year go right out the window. 😅 No fear! Simple literacy-infused STEM units are my absolute favorite way to keep students learning and engaged during the last few … Continue reading Top 3 End of the Year STEM Units that Keep Students Engaged and Behavior Under Control