Upper elementary ideas for teaching informational text structures with anchor chart, interactive notebooks, task cards, assessments and more.

Informational Text Structures

I have spent the past week working on Informational Text Structures with my 5th graders.  I was shocked to discover that this was almost an entirely new concept for them, …

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This mini-fraction operation review project is the perfect way to review adding, subtracting, and multiplying fractions.

Fraction Operation Review Project!

I have a list a mile long of projects and activities to blog about, but I'm having such a hard time finding…time!  The first one I want to share is …

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Use this free informational text book report with magazines or newspapers as a cumulative assessment in your next nonfiction unit.

Informational Text Newspaper or Magazine “Book” Report

Before break, my students turned in their latest independent book report.  This was a different kind of book report, though.  They have done plenty of non-fiction book reports, so I …

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Teaching tips and activities for converting fractions, decimals and percents in upper elementary. Includes anchor charts and free task cards.

Converting Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Before we left for wonderful winter break (and, oh, how wonderful it was), we spent a week focusing on percentages along with converting fractions, decimals, and percents. Percents seems to …

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Holiday Gifts for Students

I finally finished my little holiday gifts for my students!  Occasionally, people will ask why I feel like I should give them something, but the fact of the matter is …

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{EASY} Holiday Food for Bigger Kids

I have big ambitions when it comes to Christmas food and baking.  I have ideas out the wazoo (well, okay, I have pinned ideas like crazy), and I used to …

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Free Morphology Activities

Are you ready to get started teaching prefixes and suffixes? This FREE word study bundle can help!

free upper elementary notebook ideas for teaching prefixes and suffixes along with Greek or Latin roots

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