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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Sharing 6 Great Games for Math Workshop and Our Blessings

Games for Math Workshop Every year, I create and stock my upper elementary classroom with a variety of math workshop games that either I have made myself or that I have purchased from other Teachers Pay Teachers sellers or from a teacher store. Never, in my 30+ years as an…

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Read more about the article 5 Ways to Keep Student Engagement High During Your Number Sense Unit in Upper Elementary
Captivate your students' attention and keep engagement high with these 5 elements.

5 Ways to Keep Student Engagement High During Your Number Sense Unit in Upper Elementary

A mini lesson should be 5 - 10 minutes. Try to keep it as close to 5 as possible. Mini Lessons When students are learning new material, they need to be fully engaged. Chances are, a room full of 8 - 11 year olds will not all be fully engaged…

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