Teaching Quotation Marks and Dialogue - Teaching with a Mountain View
Teaching narrative writing in upper elementary? It's the perfect time to teach students how to use dialogue in writing and the rules for using quotation marks. Check out a few of the activities we did to learn this important skill in fourth and fifth grade. #5thgrade #4thgrade #writinglesson
Digital Context Clues Activity
Help your students to read and determine the meaning of a dictionary definition with this set of differentiated context clues task cards for upper elementary. Perfect for distance and at-home learning. This activity includes printable and self-checking Google forms versions that integrate perfectly with google classroom for digital classrooms.
Elapsed Time Strategies
Elapsed time is one of the trickier concepts to teach in upper elementary math. My students often need different strategies to help them understand and make this concept 'click'! Check out a few of my best ideas (they're hands-on and engaging!) to help your students in third, fourth, and fifth grade master this ccss standard!
Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme - Teaching with a Mountain View
Upper elementary tips and resources for teaching main idea vs. theme. Includes anchor charts, sorts, and discussion questions.
Titanic Reading Fluency Task Cards
40 Non-Fiction TITANIC Reading Fluency Task Cards with varied sentence types to help your students practice their oral reading fluency! Perfect small group, whole group, or independent center fluency activities.Throughout the 40 cards, the story of the Titanic is told. From its construction, to its...
Outdoor Literacy Ideas
How often do you go outside during school hours? I use nature and the outdoors to keep lessons engaging and fun in upper elementary. Getting outside during school is calming, increases attention spans, and improves sensory skills. Outdoor activities can be integrated with literacy and language arts in a meaningful way. I also have so many tips for using nature inside the classroom for times when we just can’t step outside.
Story Elements Task Cards | Distance Learning | Google Classroom
16 DIFFERENTIATED Half-Page Story Elements Task Cards! Each task card includes an original short story as well as open-ended question prompts for each story element including Characters, Setting, Problem, Key Events, and Solution.This resource includes the following formatting options:Half page tas...
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I absolutely love task cards. They are a great teaching tool for differentiation and can challenge students of all levels and abilities. Read about how I use them in upper elementary to help my students become creative and critical thinkers.
Informational Text Structures Digital Lessons
Informational Text Reading Skills and Close Reading Task Cards for Comprehension Skill ReviewEngage your readers with high-interest reading comprehension passages and corresponding questions! This resource includes 32 half-page informational text task cards with 4 comprehension questions and tasks ...
Multiple Meaning Words Digital Activity
Can you students tell the difference between words that look that have multiple meanings? This fun activity uses context clues to help determine the meaning of a word. This is an easily differentiated activity and is available in printable and digital versions, perfect for distance and at-home learning. It has a self-checking Google Forms option and works perfectly with Google classroom!
Self-Checking Context Clues Lesson
Help your students to read and determine the meaning of an underlined word with this set of differentiated context clues task cards for upper elementary. Perfect for distance and at-home learning. This activity includes printable and self-checking Google forms versions that integrate perfectly with google classroom for digital classrooms.
Digital Collaborative Memory Book
Engage your upper elementary students with a fun and collaborative end of the year activity that can be done over Google classroom and during distance learning. This fun memory book can be completed in-person, in groups, or over collaboratively using the google slides version. Build community during virtual at-home distance learning in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades.
Math Task Cards
Engaging and differentiated math task cards for upper elementary. These digital and printable task cards cover all of the CCSS for third, fourth and fifth grades and are SO MUCH FUN. Topics such as graphs, data, multiplication, perimeter, area, fractions, measurement, decimals, word problems, line plots, angles, and more!
Are your students learning how to identify fractions? These differentiated digital task cards are such a fun activity for third, fourth and fifth grade students. Distance learning math has never been more fun. Just upload into google classroom and play!
We are learning all about equivalent fractions in fourth grade math! These differentiated task cards have been a lifesaver and are so much fun. They are printable and digital and let my students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades have practice finding common denominators and making equivalent fractions in google classroom. Perfect for distance learning.