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Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together design, SS, art, writing, and collaboration. Go to the island and get lost. $

Project Based Learning Activity: Island Survival (PBL)

Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together

Summer Bucket List - End of the School Year Activity: In this packet, your students will be drawing or writing about their summer bucket list. The are seven variations of the ONE template, including open-ended options to meet the individual needs of all your students. This summer bucket list craft activity works well year after year for multiple grade levels due to the different templates and writing or drawing options…

Summer Bucket List Craft Activity Craftivity End of the Year Writing Activities

Summer Bucket List - End of the School Year Activity: In this packet, your students will be drawing or writing about their summer bucket list. The are seven variations of the ONE template, including open-ended options to meet the individual needs of all y

Students created dream jars from Roald Dahl's story "The BFG."   This teacher has created a bookshelf bulletin board display, along with a large drawing of the BFG, to showcase her students' dream jar projects.

Students created dream jars from Roald Dahls story The BFG. This teacher has created a bookshelf bulletin board display, along with a large drawing of the BFG, to showcase her students dream jar projects.

Book area signpost - Where will your reading take you????

What’s in My Teacher’s Bag {Making Inferences

This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving in to this project's STEM challenges! The PBL activities were inquiry based and extremely engaging. A great way to jump start science in your 21st Century classroom!

This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving in to this project's STEM challenges! The PBL activities were inquiry based and extremely engaging. A great way to jump start science in your Century classroom!

Cats vs. Dogs! The ultimate reading and writing unit for students to read and research both pets before deciding a winner! Students write an opinion piece after reading a fiction and nonfiction book!

Cats vs. Dogs - Reading and Writing Unit

Looking for some fun, new reading and writing activities to use with your first and second grade students? They love reading these two books about cats and dogs and write their opinions using factual information to decide which is better!

This Wonder writing activity poster is triple the fun with the combination of coloring, creativity, and group work! All inspired by your Wonder novel study. After your students are finished writing and coloring, they will collaborate to assemble the 3.3h x 2.6w poster for your classroom wall, bulletin board, classroom door, hallway, lobby, or library. The writing activity is truly insightful and reflective of the novel's central message of "Choose Kindness," "Be Kind," "Choose Kind."

Wonder by r.j. palacio novel study writing activity, poster, group project

This Wonder writing activity poster is triple the fun with the combination of coloring, creativity, and group work! All inspired by your Wonder novel study. After your students are finished writing and coloring, they will collaborate to assemble the

28 Mini Thesaurus Charts perfect for writing journals! Comes mini and standard size!

Thesaurus Charts - synonyms for common words

28 Mini Thesaurus Charts perfect for writing journals! Could adapt this to use with the mini books my kids mave

During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in their fields for the basis of their research. Students will research their famous person as they respond to targeted research questions. While researching, they’ll be on the lookout for ways that the famous person had a growth mindset. Next…

Growth Mindset Research Projects - 3D Projects and Activities for Growth Mindset

During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck's work. Then, they'll select a famous

Reading for comprehension. Speak to your kids after they read with you.

INSTRUCTION/ASSESSMENT- Reading for comprehension questions. This list includes prompts you can ask kids after they read with you.

Secret Sight Words ! sight word reading activity with paint

Reading Activity: Secret Message Sight Words

Secret Sight Words -- sight word reading activity with paint. Such a fun way to practice sight words :)