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Everything you need to be inspired in your upper elementary classroom! Awesome tips on organization, resources, lessons, activities, and fun!

Teaching in the Fast Lane - Education Ideas and Resources for Upper Elementary
If you've ever barely survived the chaos that is #indoorrecess, I hope you’ll find some great ideas to try. #indoorrecessactivities
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12 Indoor Recess Activities to Engage Your Students

If you've ever barely survived the chaos that is #indoorrecess, I hope you’ll find some great ideas to try. #indoorrecessactivities

Concept Maps help organize information in an easy to read & utilize formation. They are a great way to help students refer back to their learning & go well with interactive notebooking or on their own. Research on Concept Maps show an increased retention of knowledge for students that create them. Simple branch concept maps allow students to choose the most important information & organize it in a way that makes sense to them.
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Using Concept Maps

Concept Maps help organize information in an easy to read & utilize formation. They are a great way to help students refer back to their learning & go well with interactive notebooking or on their own. Research on Concept Maps show an increased retention of knowledge for students that create them. Simple branch concept maps allow students to choose the most important information & organize it in a way that makes sense to them.

Science Quick Writes- 3rd Grade Edition - This product is designed to integrate writing into science within a third grade classroom.  There are four different ways to use the product included. -The first is individual papers with photographs and word banks. -The second is individual papers with just photographs -The third is a PowerPoint to display the photograph and word bank so that students can respond in their notebooks -The fourth is a PowerPoint with just photographs for students to…
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Science Quick Writes: 3rd Grade Edition

Total Pages: 120 File Size: 12 MB PREVIEW

This data and graphs test prep bundle is a no frills all action product meant to cement students' knowledge of use of data, line plots/dot plots, frequency tables, and stem-and-leaf plots for standardized testing. All ten of the activities included were created entirely in black and white to save on colored ink, and make for easy use of the copy machine. #TeachingInTheFastLane #MathStations

Data and Graphs Stations

This data and graphs test prep bundle is a no frills all action product meant to cement students' knowledge of use of data, line plots/dot plots, frequency tables, and stem-and-leaf plots for standardized testing. All ten of the activities included were created entirely in black and white to save on colored ink, and make for easy use of the copy machine. #TeachingInTheFastLane #MathStations

Science Quick Writes- 5th Grade Edition - This product is designed to integrate writing into science within a third grade classroom.  There are four different ways to use the product included. -The first is individual papers with photographs and word banks. -The second is individual papers with just photographs -The third is a PowerPoint to display the photograph and word bank so that students can respond in their notebooks -The fourth is a PowerPoint with just photographs for students to…

Science Quick Writes: 5th Grade Edition

Total Pages: 96 File Size: 86 MB PREVIEW

Water Cycle Activity - Water Cycle Activity that makes a great project for studying the water cycle! This dice simulation represents the way water droplets move throughout the water cycle with complete randomness. The movement based activity is a great way to get students ready to write about their learning with the included narrative prompt and rubric.

Water Cycle Activity

Total Pages: 22 File Size: 3 MB PREVIEW

Science Quick Writes- 4th Grade Edition - This product is designed to integrate writing into science within a third grade classroom.  There are four different ways to use the product included. -The first is individual papers with photographs and word banks. -The second is individual papers with just photographs -The third is a PowerPoint to display the photograph and word bank so that students can respond in their notebooks -The fourth is a PowerPoint with just photographs for students to…

Science Quick Writes: 4th Grade Edition

Total Pages: 96 File Size: 101 MB PREVIEW

American Growth Bundle {U.S. History} This bundle also contains a set of daily lesson plans for how to break down the activities within the unit and culminates in an end of unit assessment.

American Growth Bundle {U.S. History}

Total Pages: 150+ File Size: 49MB

Dividing Decimals Stations - This set of 10 math stations all focus on the 5th grade standards for dividing decimals. With 10 different centers to practice with your students will be experts in no time flat while playing these partner math games.
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Dividing Decimals Stations

Total Pages: 71 File Size: 8 MB PREVIEW

2 Dimensional Figures Task Cards
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2 Dimensional Figures Task Cards

Total Pages: 12 File Size: 1 MB PREVIEW

Dividing Decimals Task Cards - 24 Task cards based on the 5th grade math standards for dividing decimals to the hundredths place. These task cards are TEKS based and great for review or assessment.
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Dividing Decimals Task Cards

Total Pages: 12 File Size: 1 MB PREVIEW

Dividing with Unit Fractions Stations - This fifth grade division with unit fractions test prep bundle is a no frills all action product meant to cement students’ knowledge of dividing with unit fractions for standardized testing. All ten of the activities included were created entirely in black and white to save on colored ink, and make for easy use of the copy machine.

Dividing with Unit Fractions Stations

Total Pages: 64 File Size: 6 MB PREVIEW

Problem Solving with Data Review Game Stinky Feet - Stinky Feet is a cooperative review game played in teams. After each question, teams who answered correctly are able to draw for points, both positive and negative, with the goal of being the winning team by the end. The inclusion of positive and negative points mean every team is in the game until the last possible moment keeping engagement high and students working hard!
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Problem Solving with Data Review Game Stinky Feet

Total Pages: 362 slides File Size: 17 MB PREVIEW

Elections Social Studies Passages {Printable & Digital} Distance Learning Are you teaching about the Presidential Election 2020? These passages are the perfect way to teach the election process and voting without the current candidates of the 2020 election.These passages and questions were created to help you integrate Social Studies and information about elections in the United States into your ELAR block. I know classrooms are short on time, and this resource will give you twice the…
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Election Reading Passages

Elections Social Studies Passages {Printable & Digital} Distance Learning Are you teaching about the Presidential Election 2020? These passages are the perfect way to teach the election process and voting without the current candidates of the 2020 election.These passages and questions were created to help you integrate Social Studies and information about elections in the United States into your ELAR block. I know classrooms are short on time, and this resource will give you twice the…

THE review game that will keep your students begging for more! Whether you play with sticky notes or check out the new Digital Stinky Feet it is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Check out this post for how to play!
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THE review game that will keep your students begging for more! Whether you play with sticky notes or check out the new Digital Stinky Feet it is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Check out this post for how to play!

Financial Literacy Unit with Lesson Plans - This seven-day financial literacy unit is designed to meet the needs of fourth-grade TEKS and CCSS classrooms. It includes teacher notes, content vocabulary, warm-ups, scripted lesson plans, student activities, exit tickets, pre-assessment, and post-assessment.
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Financial Literacy Unit with Lesson Plans

Total Pages: 81 File Size: 2 MB PREVIEW