Do your students or children love the heroes in the movies and on T.V.? I am sure they do! Let’s use that love for superheroes to talk to kids about the heroes in their lives each and every day! Plus, we can even use their love for superheroes to help promote healthy eating through health and nutrition teaching! I am an official ambassador for Dole. Dole provided me with product samples and or prize merchandise for the purpose of this post, as well as compensation for my ... Read More about Healthy Hero Free Resources!
Test preparation in 3rd grade and above is a part of the game of teaching. Preparing students for the test is a part of the job, but it doesn’t have to be boring. It can be highly engaging and highly impactful if you want! One great way to make test prep in 3rd grade and above fun is by hosting a test prep carnival! What is a test prep carnival? A test prep carnival is a way to get students to prepare for your state testing, without boring them. Students will read highly ... Read More about How to Host a Test Prep Carnival in 3rd & 4th Grade!
Poetry in the classroom can be such a fun and engaging topic to teach and talk about! Today I am going to share with you a few poetry activities that will make students interested in poetry and the analysis of it. The Introduction to Poetry in 3rd Grade Introducing poetry can be quite fun with this simple activity! Students have heard about poems before, but they may not know all the elements or types. What you will do to introduce this concept is tell the students they ... Read More about Teaching Poetry in 3rd Grade
April Fool’s Day can be so much fun in the classroom! Today, I am going to share a few fun April Fool’s Day ideas you can grab for your classroom this year! April Fool’s Day Word Search The word search that has none of the words in it is a CLASSIC! Here is my favorite one to use! April Fool’s Day Following Directions Activity This is so dang fun! I give this to the students and tell them it is for a grade. If they read the instructions then they know to turn it in without actually ... Read More about April Fools Day in the Classroom – Free Activities
Teaching students how to research in 3rd and 4th grade is essential to their learning moving forward. Researching allows students to teach themselves information which causes that information to stick into their brains! Today I am going to share a few ideas with you on how to use research in your classroom! Allowing the students to choose their topic When doing research, allowing students to choose their topic is very powerful. They will be more interested in a topic they ... Read More about Tips for Digital Research in Upper Elementary