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Keep reading intervention fun with these ideas that students love.

Reading Intervention Activities that Students Love

Keep reading intervention fun with these ideas that students love. Introduction It's almost testing season. If you're anything like me, you're looking for some great reading intervention activities that students love that don't make you feel like you're "teaching to the test". Well, you're in luck! My friends and I…

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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 4 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Learning through an Art Passion Project
Students participated in mini course that included art exploration through field trips and various media.

4 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Learning through an Art Passion Project

Want to keep your upper elementary students excited and engaged after state testing? Passion Projects are for YOU. My 5th grade teammates and I organized PASSION PROJECTS every year after state testing. I focused on ART. Introduction: A Time to Celebrate Learning After the celebrations and collective sighs at the…

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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 4 Great Ways to Engage Upper Elementary Students in Collaborative Problem Solving Using Break the Code Activities
Here are 4 great ways to engage students in break the code activities.

4 Great Ways to Engage Upper Elementary Students in Collaborative Problem Solving Using Break the Code Activities

Upper Elementary students LOVE break the code activities. Here are 4 great ways to engage upper elementary students in collaborative problem solving using break the code activities

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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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