Product Review – American History 7 Unit Bundle

Product Review – American History 7 Unit Bundle

With the school year coming quickly, there is a lot that teachers have to do to prepare.   It can become overwhelming to try to prepare back to school lessons and map out curriculum. Let me help you out! If you are a 5th-grade teacher, this American History...
10 Nonfiction Books For Your Classroom

10 Nonfiction Books For Your Classroom

Part of our job as teachers is to instill a love of reading in our students. Some students already love to read – and it is easy for us to feed their interest. Other students simply need a grand story to lose themselves in. To those students, we suggest great novels...
10 Steps to a Successful Standardized Test

10 Steps to a Successful Standardized Test

I remember when the pressure to do well on Standardized tests increased. State testing went from something students did once a year so teachers could check their mastery of skills to a high-pressure constantly-discussed event.Standardized testing slowly overtook the...
The Best Way to Increase Student’s Vocabulary

The Best Way to Increase Student’s Vocabulary

One of the most important things we teach our students in the classroom is a love of words. This love of words can help cultivate an extensive vocabulary and a great writing style. In my experience, children who love to read books and have books read to them have more...
New Paired Passages: Age of Exploration

New Paired Passages: Age of Exploration

New paired passages! I finally finished an exploration-themed text set. There are 3 texts included; each text is provided on 3 reading levels (grades 4, 5, & 6). A six question reading quiz is included for each passage, as well as an extended informative writing...
How to Prep for Testing

How to Prep for Testing

No matter how they feel about state testing, teachers often feel pressured to make sure students are prepared and increase their scores. Although many factors are out of teachers’ control, there are a few easy steps teachers can do throughout the year that will help...
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