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Autobiography Island - Shake up how you get to know your students. could be a good way to introduce a mini lesson/assesment on map skills

Oscar Learn, Oscar Teach!

An english graduate and teacher with a passion for baking!

Graphic Organizer to Teach Personification Poem: Thoughts of a Backpack

Graphic Organizer to Teach Personification Poem: Thoughts of a Backpack | Printable Graphic Organizers, Skills Sheets

Ask children to think of things dogs do, such as bark, chew bones, wag their tails, and run.

The post-its provide children with several ways to come up with a simile.

Charting Poetry

April is Poetry Month and poems are everywhere – on the web, in classrooms, in subways, and in pockets. Teachers are teaching how to read poems and how to write poems. And they are making charts to…

Personification - Figurative Language Anchor Chart Activity {freebie}

Figurative Language Anchor Chart Activity {freebie}

The figurative language anchor chart shared in this blog post includes a cooperative activity. Visit this post to download the FREE materials and replicate this interactive lesson in your upper elementary classroom!

3rd Grade Sea Turtles with oil pastels

3rd Grade: Sea Turtles

We started off looking at tons of images of sea turtles, both photographs and works of art, learning all about these cool creatures and their environment. I had students close their eyes (with lights out) and imagine that they were swimming deep down in the ocean- I describe various things (seaweed tickling their toes, tropical schools of fish swimming by, etc.) Then, I say- all of a sudden a giant sea turtle swims right pass you! I have them imagine what it would like close up. I have them…

How to make ocean waves. I'll have to experiment with this. - Nessa

Printmaking Ideas for Kids |

Printmaking crafts for kids Exploring different patterns and marks made using toilet and kitchen rolls that have been squashed, cut and wrapped in string and elastic bands.What a fun idea.These prints

For the Love of Art: 3rd Grade: Sea Turtles

3rd Grade: Sea Turtles

We started off looking at tons of images of sea turtles, both photographs and works of art, learning all about these cool ...

These beautiful pictures of Hawksbill Sea Turtles will help your students develop turtle related vocabulary, reading, writing and research skills. The photos depict the 4 stage life cycle of the Hawksbill Sea Turtle. Nomenclature set includes control cards so students may check their answers independently. Three report/writing forms encourage students to research using the links provided and write about what they have learned. File includes 1 center sign, 8 hawksbill turtle life cycle cards…

Sea Turtle Research Pack - Nomenclature Science Vocabulary by Over The MoonBow

These beautiful pictures of Hawksbill Sea Turtles will help your students develop turtle related vocabulary, reading, writing and research skills. The photos depict the 4 stage life cycle of the Hawksbill Sea Turtle. Nomenclature set includes control cards so students may check their answers independently. Three report/writing forms encourage students to research using the links provided and write about what they have learned. File includes 1 center sign, 8 hawksbill turtle life cycle cards…

3rd Grade Thoughts

Making Landforms & Using the 7 Habits

We are beginning our long unit on the regions of the United States and I wanted to be sure that my kids knew what these different landforms were that helped to define the areas of our country. Even though it isn't explicitly in our curriculum, this project was way too fun to pass up, and my kids thought so, too. This project also gave us the bonus opportunity to embed the 7 Habits of Happy Kids into our work. For more info and the free signs, click HERE. First up, there are some amazing and…

green sea turtles birth

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Label a Sea Turtle, Wooly Mammoth, or Allosaurus!

Label a Sea Turtle, Woolly Mammoth, or Allosaurus!

An example of one of the Common Core State Standards that pertains to learning vocabulary is CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text... Labeling a diagram requires linking the word with an image, which activates multiple pathways in the brain—always a good thing! Another relevant standard is CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text. I've created three printable…