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Virtual Field trips: Smithsonian National Museum of National History    Plimoth Plantation    Virtual Jamestown    Statue of Liberty    White House    Monticello    Mount Vernon    Lincoln Memorial    Australia Zoo tour with Steve Irwin    Fire Engine    NASA Space Shuttle    Ellis Island    Google Lit Trips

Virtual Field Trips

Today is the one year anniversary of my blog. I had no idea when I began this journey where it would take me. When I first began, I felt like I was writing into the black abyss. Slowly but surely teachers found my blog, readers began to leave comments, and global collaboration was born. I love it! In one year, I have had 1.3+ million blog page views, have written 300+ blog posts, and have gotten to know countless cyber friends. I can hardly wait to see where my second year takes me. Thank…

Virtual Field trips: Smithsonian National Museum of National History    Plimoth Plantation    Virtual Jamestown    Statue of Liberty    White House    Monticello    Mount Vernon    Lincoln Memorial    Australia Zoo tour with Steve Irwin    Fire Engine    NASA Space Shuttle    Ellis Island    Google Lit Trips

Virtual Field Trips

Today is the one year anniversary of my blog. I had no idea when I began this journey where it would take me. When I first began, I felt like I was writing into the black abyss. Slowly but surely teachers found my blog, readers began to leave comments, and global collaboration was born. I love it! In one year, I have had 1.3+ million blog page views, have written 300+ blog posts, and have gotten to know countless cyber friends. I can hardly wait to see where my second year takes me. Thank…

its a small world after all classroom theme - Google Search

It's a Small World - 7 Continent Study

Teach your students about the 7 Continents with these activities, projects & games! Expose them to a world that's bigger than they can imagine!

Vocabulary mastery in the content areas is very important to students' success with the domain. Check out my favorite vocabulary strategy for an activity that you can build into your science units for pre-assessment and vocabulary mastery. Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th graders will love using the vocabulary mats/vocabulary cards to learn their science terms!

Vocabulary Mats: My FAVORITE SCIENCE STUDY STRATEGY! — Tarheelstate Teacher

Vocabulary mastery in the content areas is very important to students' success with the domain. Check out my favorite vocabulary strategy for an activity that you can build into your science units for pre-assessment and vocabulary mastery. Your 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th graders will love using the vocabulary mats/vocabulary cards to learn their science terms!

Article of the Week is a great way to incorporate current events into your upper elementary classroom.  A fun social studies activity!  Includes a FREE template and rubric.

Article of the Week - The Colorful Apple

Article of the Week is a great way to incorporate current events into your upper elementary classroom. A fun social studies activity! Includes a FREE template and rubric.

Scholastic's Underground Railroad activity homepage!  This has printable minibooks, reader's theater, and lots of great links!

The Underground Railroad Teaching Guide | Scholastic

Introduce and use the activity in your classroom with lesson resources, curriculum connections, extension activities, and more.

Teaching Fourth: Ten Websites with Free Articles and Passages

Ten Websites with Free Articles and Passages

This summer, after attending a reading workshop, I've made it my goal to amp up and improve my guided reading and shared reading instruction. With this in mind, I've been rounding up my favorite go-to websites for free articles and passages for upper elementary, and I thought I would share those with you. Science News for Kids is a fabulous website that contains interesting and informative stories about research and current events that are all STEM related. Two things that I really love…

THE STORY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY: for Five in a Row Volume 1 "Lentil" study of monuments

THE STORY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

(This is a children book)This video was narrated by Tamayra Brown and produce by Candido Aviles of the story of the Statue of Liberty book written by Betsy &...

Learn about the American Revolution with this fun activity for kids! Role playing with the American Revolution. FREEBIES INCLUDED! Young Teacher Love Blog

Role Playing with the American Revolution {Freebies Included} - Young Teacher Love

Learn about the American Revolution with this fun activity for kids! Role playing with the American Revolution. FREEBIES INCLUDED! Young Teacher Love Blog

Your upper elementary students will LOVE this Events Leading up to the Revolutionary War Color by Number Activity! This printable will be a great way to review causes of the war. Facts about the Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, First/Second Continental Congress, and the French and Indian War are included. Perfect for Social Studies research, review, stations/centers, and more! {American History, US History, Grades 3, 4, 5, 3rd, 4th, 5th}

Events Leading up to the Revolutionary War Worksheet

Your upper elementary students will LOVE this Events Leading up to the Revolutionary War Color by Number Activity! This printable will be a great way to review causes of the war. Facts about the Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, First/Second Continental Congress, and the French and Indian War are included. Perfect for Social Studies research, review, stations/centers, and more! {American History, US History, Grades 3, 4, 5, 3rd, 4th, 5th}

This PowerPoint and Notes Set is everything you need to teach your students about the important battles during the Civil War! This PowerPoint covers Battle of Fort Sumter, Battle of Bull Run, Battle of the Ironclads, Battle of Antietam, Siege of Vicksburg, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address, Sherman's March to the Sea, The Atlanta Campaign, and the Appomattox Court House.

Civil War Battles PowerPoint and Notes Set

This PowerPoint and Notes Set is everything you need to teach your students about the important battles during the Civil War! This PowerPoint covers Battle of Fort Sumter, Battle of Bull Run, Battle of the Ironclads, Battle of Antietam, Siege of Vicksburg, Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg Address, Sherman's March to the Sea, The Atlanta Campaign, and the Appomattox Court House.