Read more about the article 7 Fantastic Activities for Engaging Your Students in the Study of Historical Figures
7 Fantastic Activities for Engaging Your Students in the Study of Historical Figures

7 Fantastic Activities for Engaging Your Students in the Study of Historical Figures

Join me as I walk you through some great biography activities for your upper elementary students. Biography or Narrative Nonfiction I'm excited to share seven fantastic activities for engaging your students in the study of historical figures with narrative nonfiction. But, first, what is the difference between biography and narrative…

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Read more about the article 6 Great Activities for Encouraging Collaboration in All Content Areas
There are so many great ways to encourage collaboration in upper elementary.

6 Great Activities for Encouraging Collaboration in All Content Areas

There are so many great ways to encourage collaboration in upper elementary. Introduction There are so many creative ways to encourage collaboration in your upper elementary classroom. I hope the six collaboration ideas I include in this post inspire you. In short, they are: Using text dependent task cards and…

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Read more about the article Finding Theme in Ada’s Violin
Your students will love learning how to identify main idea and theme with the text "Ada's Violin".

Finding Theme in Ada’s Violin

Here is my latest creation that can be found on Teacher's Pay Teachers! I taught this lesson on Friday, November 17th and it was a great success! My students LOVED the story. Finding the main idea and the theme of a text can be challenging. I find that repeated teacher…

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