Thesaurus Synonym Charts - Distance Learning
Adding descriptive words are tricky! Students will receive a variety of synonyms for 40 commonly used words! These synonym charts (hang on the wall, put into writing folders/journals, or place on a binder ring for portable student access) and thesaurus booklets will increase depth and creativity in ...
Avoiding Plagiarism Unit: Engaging Plagiarism Lessons - Digital and Print
Teach students to identify and avoid plagiarizing in their writing. This resource from The Reading and Writing Haven has teacher lecture materials and guided practice activities to help middle and high school students distinguish between plagiarizing, summarizing, paraphrasing, and directly quoting research.
Number Puzzles for Second Grade Math Stations
My students love these number puzzles. They are a great way to practice different strategies for adding and subtracting two-digit and three-digit numbers. They help students play with decomposing numbers to build addition and subtraction math strategies for second grade.
3 Secret Codes You've Got to Try With Your Kids | Make and Takes
We've been having loads of fun trying out various secret codes and ciphers. Here are three of our favorites to try with your mini-detectives!
Escape Room Ideas
Whether you're a fan of Breakout.edu or Escape Rooms in general, you'll appreciate the engagement principles that are inherent in these instructional approaches! My FAVORITE lesson of the year (and a REALLY great way to keep them engaged near year's end) was having students CREATE THEIR OWN Escape Rooms! How My STUDENTS Created Their Own Escape Rooms!! Given the right guidance, virtually ANY grade level and ANY subject area can utilize the principles behind an escape room. In our rooms, we…