Reflective Writing Lesson (Inspired by Dr Seuss's Oh The Places You'll Go)

Reflective Writing Lesson (Inspired by Dr Seuss's Oh The Places You'll Go)

What a better way to inspire your kiddos than applying concepts from Dr. Seuss' book "Oh The Places You'll Go". You will need the book to complete this lesson, but there are multiple digital and read aloud version online (Youtube offers some good options). Included in this packet is a clear step by step lesson for teachers as well as a planning sheet and differentiated formats for final copies that students can use. Aligned to the ideas in the Leader In Me Program, students can begin with the end in mind and reflect on where they want to go, and what they have to do to get there, while tying in concepts from the book!
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Backwards Life Planning Research Project

Backwards Life Planning Research Project

Aligned with Leader In Me's idea go beginning with the end in mind, this interactive and student-centered research projects, pushes students to think through some of the details of their next steps. Pushing students being just saying they want to be an NFL player or a police officer, this week long project pushes students through a variety of areas of research focusing on what they want to be when the grow up, where they want to go to college, the various expenses affiliated with living on your own in college, the expenses of living in a certain area, and then the necessary grades and other components that colleges look for. Using websites like glassdoor.com and various college websites will massively support students with this project. Hopefully their findings ground them in what their next steps look like and push them to apply math skills, research skills, reading skills, and ultimately help plan for their future!
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Geometry Vocabulary Station Rotation Lesson Plan (Grades 3-6)

Geometry Vocabulary Station Rotation Lesson Plan (Grades 3-6)

Check out this all-inclusive lesson packet for geometry stations. Included with worksheets, directions, station labels and so much more, this bundle will take care of an entire lesson on triangles, labelling them, describing them, identifying different polygons, identifying 3-D shapes, and explaining different angles. Some materials are needed to take this lesson to the next level including the following: scissors, construction paper, glue, and then something straight like popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, straws, or toothpicks. • Station 1 - Triangles will be labelled based on their sides and based on their angles (5.GB.3) • Station 2 - Label the 2-D polygons based on the number of sides (5.GB.4) • Station 3 - Create and describe angles based on given labels (4.GA.1) • Station 4 - Identify each of the three dimensional shapes with a label (6.GA.4)
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Student Investment Survey Template

Student Investment Survey Template

Check out this 13 item survey that can provide valuable insight into what students like, don’t like, where their interests lie, and how they feel about school. This data can be used to plan for lessons, implement intervention, differentiate, improve engagement and so much more. This questionnaire can either be distributed and filled out but students or used as an interview format to gain a better understanding of student priorities.
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Enrichment and Remediation Student Action Plan Template Form

Enrichment and Remediation Student Action Plan Template Form

Keep track of the interventions implemented for students with this handy form! The intention is that every student has an assigned sheet that is either kept for documentation on the teacher’s side of things are attached to a folder or binder for the student. With a section identifying the area of focus as well as the plan for RtI, this form offers some suggestions but is also open ended for various methods used. The form includes components such as higher leveled work, computer interventions, peer support systems and much more! This is a great way to keep track of intervention and action plans for all students and their various differentiation needs!
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Weather Instruments Reference Guide Worksheet

Weather Instruments Reference Guide Worksheet

Check out this fun and well-organized reference guide worksheet for students to learn about weather instruments and tools. This can either be used for guided notes, research, assessments, homework or however else you feel best fits in your classroom. Focusing on six instruments, one box is filled in for each item for either the name of it, the description or an image of it. Students are expected to fill in the rest. Some of the tools included are an anemometer, barometer, weather vane and a few more. An answer key has been included for your convenience!
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Fact and Opinion Assessment Worksheet

Fact and Opinion Assessment Worksheet

This 20-question assessment offers insight into students’ understanding the difference between fact and opinion. Presented in three parts, this assessment has 10 statements that students will choose if each is a fact or an opinion, followed by a short answer of defining each and followed by analyzing a passage. This can easily be used as a homework, independent worksheet and so much more. An answer key has been included for your convenience!
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Logic Puzzles Variety Pack

Logic Puzzles Variety Pack

Check out this fun and engaging packet of four different logic puzzles that students can apply critical thinking skills with to solve. Each question comes with a prompt, a table, and clues to figure out who did what. This is a great way to promote engagement, challenge students, develop critical thinking, and push gifted students. It is also ideal for early finishers! An answer key has been included for your convenience!
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Multipurpose School Event Sign In Sheet Template Form

Multipurpose School Event Sign In Sheet Template Form

Whatever the event may be, check out this simple and purposeful form to generate documentation of attendance and key components. There are 20 lines, and three sections on the side for the even name, the date and time as well as any notes. This is a great way to collect data for later reference, and is presented in a school-friendly format. Be sure to check out some of our other stakeholder-related forms such as Parent Teacher Conference Request Form, and Volunteer Request Forms.
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4th Grade Science Yearly Pre/Post Assessment 40 Multiple Choice Questions

4th Grade Science Yearly Pre/Post Assessment 40 Multiple Choice Questions

Check out this wholistic fourth grade assessment that covers all things expected for 4th grade students to know. It is presented in 40 multiple choice questions including graphs, visuals, pictures, etc. This can be used as a valuable benchmark to monitor student growth but can also be used as a pre-test for the beginning of the year to identify struggling concepts as well as an assessment at the end of the year to show growth. A bubble sheet is included as well to simplify grading. Topics include animal adaptations, friction and energy, plant life cycles, insects, ecosystems and more. An answer key has been included for your convenience.
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Best Unit of Measurement (choosing the most appropriate unit) Assessment

Best Unit of Measurement (choosing the most appropriate unit) Assessment

Check out this 15 question multiple choice assessment that covers choosing the best form of length measurement. Students will choose between various customary and metric system options that are most appropriate for the object or circumstance presented. This can easily be adapted as a quiz, test, worksheet, study guide and much more. An answer key has been included for your convenience.
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My Super Six Reading Comprehension Note Taking Template

My Super Six Reading Comprehension Note Taking Template

Check out this graphic organizer using the super six worksheet that will be sure to boost your students' comprehension. Using this strategy, students will Choose six interesting things that the students discovered from their reading and then describe it with an illustration and an explanation. This can easily be differentiated to include less than six for accommodation purposes. Be sure to check out our other reading strategy templates as well!
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Types of Energy Worksheet

Types of Energy Worksheet

Check out this 19 questions worksheet that covers the vocabulary related to energy. Some of this vocabulary includes potential and kinetic as well as heat, light, sound, thermal, wind and much more. It is broken into three parts, each of which have a separate word bank. These can easily be blanked out for differentiation purposes. It can be adapted as a quiz, test, homework, independent work, or group work. An answer key has been included for your convenience!
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Student Self Awareness Inventory Template

Student Self Awareness Inventory Template

Expedite getting to know your students through this self-reflective process of thinking through strengths and weaknesses. Separated into four color-coded sections, this inventory looks into academics, morals, social components, and future potential. Presented in a likert scale format, students will choose from four responses for each prompt that is either a smiley face, frowning face, straight face or a question mark. This is a great way to promote ownership over strengths and weaknesses as well as offer valuable insight into your students on the front end. Be sure to check out other get to know you surveys as well!
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Skeletal System Project

Skeletal System Project

This fun and engaging project, clearly lays out the expectations for a simple interactive creation project in which students make a model of the basic human skeleton. Students are expected to include the major seven bones that outline our bodies, as well as include clear labels and answer a few simple questions. There is a rubric at the bottom, with pre-made scoring outlines to simplify assigning a fair and appropriate grade. The students will have a blast with this project, and they will deepen their understandings of the human skeleton!
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Writing Skills Printable Rubric

Writing Skills Printable Rubric

Ensure a consistent message when grading papers, with this simple, clear, and detailed printable rubric that is meant to be attached to students' papers when once submitted. For transparency purposes, we suggest sharing the rubric on the front end as well, so students know what to have in order to be successful. Included in this well-formed rubric is allocated points for components such as title, indents, neatness, supporting details, punctuation and more!
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Student Made Dictionary Project (At-Home)

Student Made Dictionary Project (At-Home)

Allow students to apply their skills as they pertain to a dictionary as they make their own! This project description includes the prompt, clear step by step directions, and a section for parents to sign off on knowing the expectations. Variety is offered in the directions to accommodate students who technology-based inclinations or simple hand written projects. Students will have a blast and will turn in some pretty awesome final products!
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Types of Rocks Assessment

Types of Rocks Assessment

This 13-question assessment can offer valuable insight into students' understanding of rocks including the properties of metamorphic, sedimentary, and igneous. Questions posed include their origins, how they are formed, what they look like and more. There is a word bank to facilitate spelling but it is just of the three types of rocks. At the bottom there are bonus questions prompting for specific examples of each. This can easily be differentiated as a classwork assignmet, independent work, a quiz or a test. An answer key has been included for your convenience!
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Vertically Aligned Progression of Florida Science Sunshine State Standards

Vertically Aligned Progression of Florida Science Sunshine State Standards

Take your science instruction to the next level while you fully understand exactly where your students came from and where they are going. This vertical alignment of standards is content-organized and color coded for simple reference. Based on the Florida Sunshine Standards from 2008 (still being used) this packet clearly articulates the gap in instruction for certain grade levels, when items are scaffolded, when they pick up, and when they drop off. This is great for interventions, acceleration, filling gaps, and so much more!
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Units of Measurement Guided Notes

Units of Measurement Guided Notes

Check out this clear and well-organized guided notes template that covers the tool and approximate length of the customary units of measurement. Presented in a table format on the top and six simple conversion questions on the bottom, this is a great way to build students' understanding of measuring, and the units we use. This is a great transition from lower elementary non standard units to thinking through how we actually use tools and the units we use! An answer key has been included for your convenience.
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Water Cycle Draw and Describe Template

Water Cycle Draw and Describe Template

Check out this awesome interactive one-pager in which students will draw the water cycle in a clear frame at the top of the page based on the directions below. Followed by a few short response questions, this assignment includes expectations of drawing, labelling, and describing the various steps of the water cycle. Students will have fun and will learn while doing so. It also serves as a great work sample to show parents, or hang on bulletin boards!
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Vocabulary Rock and Roll Through Dice Task Card Activity

Vocabulary Rock and Roll Through Dice Task Card Activity

Check out this fun and engaging way to develop vocabulary exposure. Easily applicable in all grade levels, this works as a great center in which students apply concepts of the Frayer Model in a more interactive way. You will need a die per student in which can be printed online if necessary. Depending on what the student roles, they will have a different task such as finding a synonym for a vocabulary word, acting it out, drawing a representation, defining the word and more. Have fun!
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Supply and Demand Exit Ticket Assessment

Supply and Demand Exit Ticket Assessment

Check out this simple and direct assessment on supply and demand. Presented through scenarios, students will have to identify what the supply is and what the demand is. The last question includes completing the statement. This is best used as independent work or an exit ticket to offer a snapshot of students' understandings. An answer key is included for your convenience!
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The Water Cycle Powerpoint Presentation

The Water Cycle Powerpoint Presentation

Check out this awesome 9 slide presentation that covers the water cycle. Presented in a variety of formats with definitions, visuals, explanations and more, this ppt will build content knowledge for the water cycle. Vocabulary included is condensation, evaporation, precipitation, runoff, and more! Students will love the kid-friendly format and engaging presentation! Be sure to check out our other Water Cycle resources as well!
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