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Science, math, and literacy materials for grades 3-5.
Add & Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators Task Cards
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Add & Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators Task Cards

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Add & Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators Task Cards Do your students need help adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators? These task cards will give them extra practice! There are 28 cards with a sheet to record their answers and an answer key! Task cards are great for students because they're not intimidating and students can work at their own pace! The students just grab a card when they have time, take it to their work area, solve and then trade out for a new card. *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Add & Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators Task Cards
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Add & Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators Task Cards

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Add & Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators Task Cards Do your students need help adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators? These task cards will give them extra practice! There are 40 cards with a sheet to record their answers and an answer key! Task cards are great for students because they're not intimidating and students can work at their own pace! The students just grab a card when they have time, take it to their work area, solve and then trade out for a new card.
Christmas PEMDAS Presents - 5th Grade Order of Operations Practice
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Christmas PEMDAS Presents - 5th Grade Order of Operations Practice

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Christmas PEMDAS Presents - 5th Grade Order of Operations Practice Are you looking for some fun holiday sheets to accompany your order of operations review? These sheets are perfect! The sheets have different operations on each sheet. The problems are written inside of presents. The students can color the presents when they're done! This is a fun, low stress way to practice and review the order of operations, adding, subtracting, multiplication and division while keeping students engaged during the hectic holiday season!
Character Analysis Essay Graphic Organizer
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Character Analysis Essay Graphic Organizer

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Character Analysis Essay Graphic Organizer I created this product to use while writing character analysis essays in my 5th grade classroom. It could easily be used with younger students as well with additional teaching and support. This graphic organizer is to be used after students read a story and match character traits to the main events in a story. They will need explicit instruction in identifying character traits before completing this organizer. After learning about character traits, students can use this organizer to identify different character traits present in one character throughout a story. This organizer can then be used to model ways to turn their ideas into paragraphs, resulting in a complete character analysis essay. *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Converting and Simplifying Fractions - Task Cards
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Converting and Simplifying Fractions - Task Cards

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Converting and Simplifying Fractions - Task Cards This is a set of 40 task cards. They can be printed in color or they look great in black and white as well. The task cards cover: -Converting from an improper fraction to a mixed number -Converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction -Simplifying fractions I found that many of my students were lacking fluency in this area and I wanted to give them extra practice with it in math groups. There is an answer key and answer recording sheet included. *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Holiday Decimal Review - Round Decimals, Add Decimals, Multiply Decimals
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Holiday Decimal Review - Round Decimals, Add Decimals, Multiply Decimals

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Holiday Decimal Review - Round Decimals, Add Decimals, Multiply Decimals Are you looking for some fun holiday sheets to accompany your decimal review? These sheets are perfect! The sheets have different decimal operations on each sheet. The problems are written inside of ornaments. The students can then decorate their ornaments when they finish! This is a fun, low stress way to practice and review decimals while keeping students engaged during the hectic holiday season!
Close Reading Bookmark
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Close Reading Bookmark

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Close Reading Bookmark This is a bookmark that I designed for my students that outlines some steps for close reading. Close reading is a huge part of the Engage NY curriculum and supporting students with this skill will greatly enhance their ability to meet CCSS. This is designed for upper elementary students and was provided to students after teaching several lessons on close reading. They now use these as a reference to support their continued use of close reading strategies. *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Fictional Story Map Graphic Organizer
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Fictional Story Map Graphic Organizer

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Fictional Story Map Graphic Organizer This fictional story map can be used to support students in retelling any story. For younger students, you can work with a basic retell to prepare students to writing a summary. For older students, I use the top half of the box to tell what happened and the lower half to analyze characteristics of the characters during certain events. The graphic organizer follows the "Somebody, Wanted, But, So" structure, lending itself to be used with the plot of many books. I use this resource with my character analysis essays after reading a picture book where the main character changes throughout the story. *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Lesson Plan Book Weekly Template (Editable)
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Lesson Plan Book Weekly Template (Editable)

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Lesson Plan Book Weekly Template (Editable) This file contains a weekly lesson plan book page. It is fully editable and can be changed to fit your weekly class schedule. I print the pages back to back, starting with Wednesday-Friday so that my binder opens up to a weekly view and I can see the week at a glance.
Clean Desk & Messy Desk Notes
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Clean Desk & Messy Desk Notes

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Clean Desk & Messy Desk Notes These tags are easy to print and cut out for use in your classroom. They look great in black and white and color. I use these on Fridays to hold my students accountable for cleaning up their desks or for thanking them for taking care of their desks throughout the week!
Behavior Sheet
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Behavior Sheet

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Behavior Sheet Do you need a form to send home when students aren't meeting your class expectations? This half-sheet form is easily formatted to cut in half and have students fill out before they leave for the day. This will share any important information with parents regarding expectations that their student isn't meeting and it's written in the students own words! It also includes a plan for what to do next and appropriate signatures. I have the student fill this out on his/her second warning. The student takes it home and it must be returned with a parent signature the next day.
Classroom Management Plan
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Classroom Management Plan

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Classroom Management Plan This is a zip file containing my entire classroom management plan. I have included: -a complete description of how I use this system -a PDF file of the log -a Word file of the log -a Pages file of the log -a letter to families explaining the system -a consequence poster -my behavior refocus sheet This has been used successfully in my classroom and with my substitute teachers. It's quick, requires no prep, and can be implemented immediately.
Independent Research & Opinion Writing: Drought & Water Conservation
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Independent Research & Opinion Writing: Drought & Water Conservation

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Independent Research & Opinion Writing: Drought & Water Conservation This is an independent activity that students can complete using computers. The students will read two articles about the drought in California and ways to conserve water. Then, the student will watch a video by National Geographic on Drought to learn more. The students will answer questions about the articles and write a summary of the video. The culminating project is an opinion piece on ways the importance of saving water, ways to save water, and the dangers of drought. This will provide students with the opportunity to write a review of multiple sources, which is very important for the smarter balanced assessments. Note: You will need an account at www.newsela.com. The process for setting this up is very quick and the website is very useful! *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Independent Research & Informative Writing: Great White Sharks
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Independent Research & Informative Writing: Great White Sharks

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Independent Research & Informative Writing: Great White Sharks This is an independent activity that students can complete using computers. This activity will also work well for small group or whole group instruction. In this packet, students read two articles about the comeback of Great White sharks. The students fill in a graphic organizer to cite the main idea and important details and answer comprehension questions about each article. The culminating project is an informative piece of writing on Great White sharks. Students edit at the end and publish their final copy. This will provide students with the opportunity to write a review of multiple sources, which is very important for the smarter balanced assessments. Note: You will need an account at www.newsela.com. The process for setting this up is very quick and the website is very useful! *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Independent Research & Informative Writing: Spacecraft Lands on Comet
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Independent Research & Informative Writing: Spacecraft Lands on Comet

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Independent Research & Informative Writing: Spacecraft Lands on Comet This is an independent activity that students can complete using computers. The students will read three articles about the spacecraft that recently landed on a comet. The students will use a graphic organizer to cite ideas from each article and then write a summary of each article. The culminating project is an informative piece of writing on the event. There are graphic organizers to help students build solid body paragraphs for their informative piece that can be used as well. This will provide students with the opportunity to write a review of multiple sources, which is very important for the smarter balanced assessments. Note: You will need an account at www.newsela.com. The process for setting this up is very quick and the website is very useful! *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
5th Grade Holiday Themed Math Word Problems - Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide
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5th Grade Holiday Themed Math Word Problems - Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide

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5th Grade Holiday Themed Math Word Problems - Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide Are you looking for extra practice with standard math computation skills? This SCOOT set has 20 word problems containing adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. Some problems contain decimals and others do not. The decimals range from tenths to thousandths. The questions are presented as both multiple choice and open-ended questions with a corresponding answer key for both options. A "suggested use" page is included as well, detailing how I use these strips with my class. The file contains 2 different certificate options for students who master the content and earn 100% on the SCOOT! This is a great motivator for students and a fun thing to send home to parents. It is available in color and black and white for your printing needs with a coordinating reindeer to support the holiday theme. Students will LOVE this fun game and creative format for studying basic 5th grade math skills. It's also a family-friendly format for parents who want extra practice for their kids. Be sure to check out my other math games for place value! *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
5th Grade Standard Form, Expanded Form and Unit Form Partner Game
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5th Grade Standard Form, Expanded Form and Unit Form Partner Game

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5th Grade Standard Form, Expanded Form and Unit Form Partner Game Are you looking for extra practice with standard form, expanded form, and unit form? This activity will give students extra practice in a low-stress, fun, and engaging way! The students have a spinner and they use it to construct a decimal. After building their decimal, the students write their number in expanded and unit form. The responses can be checked by a partner or turned in for teacher review. This would work great as a whole class activity or done in math stations or as center work! *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Plants Reading Passage Set with Coordinating Activities
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Plants Reading Passage Set with Coordinating Activities

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Plants Reading Passage Set with Coordinating Activities This set features 9 different reading passages about plants. The passages are created in a half page format to save paper when copying. There is an activity to accompany each passage with comprehension questions or drawing activities to support understanding. The passages cover key vocabulary and will give students additional exposure to the parts of plants. *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Multi-Digit Multiplication with Decimals SCOOT Game
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Multi-Digit Multiplication with Decimals SCOOT Game

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Multi-Digit Multiplication with Decimals SCOOT - 5th Grade Multiplication Game Are you looking for extra practice with multi-digit multiplication and multiplication with decimals? This SCOOT set has 40 questions containing multi-digit numbers. The problems have one decimal multiplied by a whole number. The decimals range from tenths to thousandths. The problems range from two-digit times two-digit up to five digit times three digit numbers. The questions are presented as both multiple choice and open-ended questions with a corresponding answer key for both options. A "suggested use" page is included as well, detailing how I use these strips with my class. The file contains 4 different certificate options for students who master the content and earn 100% on the SCOOT! This is a great motivator for students and a fun thing to send home to parents. It is available in color and black and white for your printing needs. Students will LOVE this fun game and creative format for studying long-division. It's also a family-friendly format for parents who want extra practice for their kids. Be sure to check out my other math games for place value! *********************************************************************** Be the first to know about my new discounts, freebies and product launches: Visit My Blog Find me on Facebook Twitter Instagram *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Matter Interactive Notebook with Study Jams
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Matter Interactive Notebook with Study Jams

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Matter Study Jams Science Interactive Notebook This interactive notebook is perfect for technology-based independent or small group work. There are 19 pages in all and it will keep your students engaged while learning all about the states of matter, properties of matter and periodic table! You will need access to the internet and sound to complete these activities! This interactive notebook includes: -Interactive notebook activity for each video or slideshow on Scholastic Study Jams -An answer key for each notebook page *********************************************************************** Copyright © 2015 Keep Calm and Teach 5th Grade All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the purchaser only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, or department is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. The graphics used in this item(s) are copyrighted and may not be used for your own commercial projects or given away to anyone else. By purchasing this file(s), you agree to the Terms of Use. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).