Summary: In this amazing kit, writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect picture books with in-depth lessons to help you teach the traits of writing-ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. The fifth-grade version includes: 6 picture books: Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street; A. Lincoln and Me; Dear Mrs. LaRue; Blood andamp; Gore Like You've Never Seen!; Black Cat; and Francine Fribble, Proofreading Policewoman, Six 16-page teaching guides, each with a step-by-step model lesson, graphic organizers, a scoring rubric, and extension activities; 12 transparencies; and 6 colorful teaching posters. Add to this Culham's best-selling professional book, Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits, and color-coded stickers, and you've got a complete resource for teaching with the traits. Best of all, these materials are organized in a sturdy box with hanging folders-one for each trait-for easy, expandable storage that will accommodate trait-based lesson materials for years to come. For use with Grade 5.
Summary: Which is the fastest bird in the world? Such questions will motivate your child to find the answers by working through the fun math problems in this guide. Your child will practice writing expressions, using order of operations, evaluating expressions, graphing ordered pairs, working with integers, and more. An answer key is included to double-check work.
Learning Highlights Reinforce pre-algebra skills and build math confidence with these kid-friendly practice pages.
Summary: In this completely revised and updated edition of a best-selling classic, master teacher Laura Robb reflects on how her teaching has evolved over the ten years since the book's initial publication. Drawing on current research and her most recent classroom experiences with students all over the country, Robb presents abundant new material, including fresh literacy vignettes that showcase lessons and learning experiences. She demonstrates how she has fine tuned her strategy lessons, focusing on helping students become more aware of why they're doing what they're doing. She expands her discussion of motivation, differentiation, assessment, classroom management, and more-including a whole new chapter on conferring. Robb's passion for helping adolescents become lifelong readers radiates throughout the book, and she offers new insights and innovative ideas for working with students at this critical juncture of their literacy lives. Includes a CD with forms, charts, and more. For use with Grades 5 andamp; Up.
Summary: These ready-to-go practice packets help students build the comprehension skills and endurance they need to tackle long reading passages on the test. Targets commonly tested genres: informational articles, biography, realistic and historical fiction, persuasive essay, poems, folk tales, and more!
Summary: How do you engage students in an event that happened more than a hundred years ago? Reenact the Civil War with this easy-to-implement, weeklong simulation. Students assume the roles of Union and Confederate soldiers and discover what it's like to live in an encampment, march into war, and fight for their beliefs. Includes step-by-step directions, plus reproducible student worksheets, charts, maps, and rubrics. For use with Grades 5 andamp; Up.
Summary: Students are sure to get caught up in the drama that comes with sailing on the high seas.In this weeklong simulation, students discover what it's like to embark on a voyage across the Atlantic Ocean as an explorer during the time of Christopher Columbus. Along the way, they learn about problem solving, seafaring, and navigation. Includes step-by-step directions, plus reproducible student worksheets, charts, maps, and rubrics. For use with Grades 5 & Up.
Summary: This book provides situations and issues that teachers may encounter when working with ELLs, and offers grade-level appropriate solutions, teaching approaches, and activities to address them. Each chapter opens with a brief overview of relevant research and key teaching principles. The book is framed around real questions from real teachers in the field and offers strategies related to oral communication, reading, writing, assessment, special need students, and home school issues. For use with Grades 6-12.
Summary: Built for the Common Core State Standards! This comprehensive kit for Fifth Grade provides the resources needed to address the most critical skills in the Common Core State Standards. For use with Grade 5
Summary: This practical resource helps students build essential skills for managing the typical math scenarios they encounter every day. Through high-interest lessons, guided activities, and reproducible independent pages, students practice standards-based math skills, such as estimating prices, calculating discounts, reading schedules, evaluating nutrition labels, and more. Scenarios take place at a diner, movie theater, amusement park, sporting event, and many other kid-pleasing, realistic settings!
Summary: Research shows that learning is more motivating and fun on an interactive whiteboard. But teachers have very little time to create lessons for the SMART Board™. These ready-to-use lessons offer the perfect solution! Sure to engage students, these timesaving activities with launch-and-learn Notebook files, teach grammar, spelling rules, word choice, point of view, note-taking, and so much more. A great way to reach all learners and meet the standards!
Summary: These fun, super-quick daily math exercises for the interactive whiteboard help students strengthen the skills they need to succeed in class and on standardized tests. Using the ready-to-go ActivInspire (Promethean) files, students practice key math skills, including simplifying fractions, working with improper and mixed fractions, ordering decimals, calculating fraction and decimal equivalents, and much more. Perfect for engaging even the most reluctant learners!
Summary: Give students the practice they need to master key language arts skills that will help them develop into successful readers and writers. These fun and engaging reproducible pages reinforce important language arts skills and concepts such as parts of speech, capitalization and punctuation, spelling, prefixes and suffixes, figurative language, vocabulary, and more. Perfect for independent practice or homework.