ELA Test Prep
Google Slides Game Boards - Use with Your Own Game Cards - Minds in Bloom Unlimited
Gamify Your Review: Turn Worksheets and Task Cards into Fun, Engaging Games! Discover the magic of gamification in your classroom! Transform worksheets and task cards into exciting, engaging games by providing a basic game board and adding dice. This creative approach to learning will boost your students' motivation and enthusiasm. #Gamification #ClassroomGames #MindsInBloom
Making the Most Out of Your Benchmark Assessment Data
Benchmark assessments can sometimes be anxiety-inducing -- for both teachers and students -- and it can sometimes be unclear what they're even designed to assess. All of that being said, it can sometimes be challenging to understand the data you get from benchmark assessments and then how to use that data to inform your instruction. This blog post provides some insight, suggestions, and guidance -- as well as freebies! -- for how to make the most of your benchmark data. Click through to read it!
A 4 Step Process for Answering Multiple Choice Reading Questions — Tarheelstate Teacher
Using this method will teach students HOW to best answer multiple choice reading test questions. Through this 4 step method, students will be forced to refer to text more often, reread, and correct comprehension issues they may have had the first time reading the question. Use these minilessons to prep your students today!
Upper Elementary Spiral Review Activities Bundle for English Language Arts and Math
Looking for a resource that has rigorous activities for both ELA and math in upper elementary? This bundle might be exactly what you're looking for! It includes the popular I Heart Literacy spiral review resources for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade English language arts, as well as an engaging Doodle Math spiral review resource. These reading, writing, and math activities will keep your students reviewing standards and working toward mastery. Click through to read more about this bundle!
5 Easy Ways to Help Students Read More Deeply
Help your students grow their reading comprehension skills with the tips and suggestions in this blog post about how to help students read more deeply! As teachers, we know there are many ways to work on reading comprehension strategies with our elementary students. We want to be sure they're reading deeply and pulling meaning from what they're reading. Click through to read this post about ways to help students read more deeply! #readingcomprehension #reading #readingskills #Englishlanguagearts
8 Exciting Ways to Teach Parts of Speech to Elementary School Students
Teaching the parts of speech isn't always an exciting prospect for teachers OR for students. In fact, many English language arts teachers dread grammar instruction. However, our students must know the parts of speech and other grammar concepts. This blog post shares four ideas for teaching parts of speech and then four ideas for follow-through skill practice. Use these eight exciting ways to teach parts of speech to elementary school students! #grammar #partsofspeech #Englishlanguagearts #ELA
How to Get Your Upper Elementary Students to Write Great Paragraphs
Here are all of the skills your student learn and practice while writing paragraphs: organization, sequencing, word choice, sentence structure, topic sentences, grammar, vocabulary, and more. If you're not seeing your students mastering these skills, then they need more practice with paragraph writing! This blog post details how to help your students write strong paragraphs in ELA. If this is a weak point in your English language arts instruction, then click through to get all of the tips!