Math: Processing Breakdowns - Yale Dyslexia
Students with slower processing speeds or executive-function problems are often no different from their peers in math proficiency in first and second grade; but as they confront multistep computations in upper elementary school tests, their scores tumble because they lack the skills necessary to produce organized, efficient output.
Ideas for Using Every-Day Edits in Your Classroom
Every-Day Edits: Using skills every day is a surefire way to boost test scores. That's why Education World offers this quick and timely printable every-day language activity for students. Have students search for and mark in the text below ten errors of basic spelling, punctuation, capitalization, or grammar. Then correct the pages together!
How to Hook a Reader
I should note that this article will be primarily concerning YA fiction, as that is what I know most about. You may notice...
If You Love Harry Potter, You'll Like These Books, Too | Imagination Soup
Is there life after Harry Potter? Yes! Keep reading with this huge list of books like Harry Potter that you'll love just as much. Happy reading!
Homepage - Teaching with a Mountain View
Collaboration is one of my favorite things about my Inspired by Upper Elementary Facebook group. It’s a safe place where upper elementary teachers can ask questions, share ideas, and collaborate with one another. If you haven’t visited, you should definitely check it out! Recently, a teacher asked about the pros and cons of departmentalizing in upper elementary. The discussion that followed was amazing and included a ton of great thoughts, tips and ideas. The whole discussion had me…
Getting busy! - Teaching with a Mountain View
We had such a busy week this week, but I feel like we got so much accomplished in such a short time! I wanted to share our week here, if only because I felt like it was so successful. I forgot to take a picture of a few things so I'll share those as I ... Read more
5th Grade Math Morning Work - Distance Learning - Google Classroom
This is daily math morning work for weeks 2 through 34 of the fifth grade school year. It covers and practices All of the common core objectives for fifth grade math along with reviewing some objectives from 3rd and 4th grade that fosters a deeper understanding of the fifth grade math objectives. $
Non-Fiction Know-It-Alls - Create Teach Share
It’s been several months since my last blog post. But, no excuses! Just happy to share again… We just started really getting into non-fiction in my class. Although my students have been exposed to non-fiction texts all year, I am now on a mission to make them “Non-Fiction Know-It-Alls”! My district will be adopting the…
4th and 5th Grade Science Bundles for the Texas TEKS
Hello Texas teacher friends! Most of my classroom experience has been in 4th and 5th grade science. Early on I struggled to find effective materials to not only help my students pass STAAR but to …
4th and 5th Grades Main Idea Print and Digital Distance Learning
This Main Idea, Supporting Details, and Summary Unit comes in two versions: print and digital (paperless) for Google Classroom™. It has reading comprehension passages, games, task cards, and graphic organizers to help your students master the concept of finding the main idea, using informational tex...