Sunday, May 7, 2017



This 39-page CCSS aligned Summer Packet gives students who just completed 3rd grade a preview of 4th grade-level material in both ELA and Math. 

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☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, or as a whole class for test prep purposes and/or vacation homework.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grade 4.
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.

Packet Includes:

• Over 50 short and extended response questions on a wide-range of 4th grade level math problems (both short answer, word problems, and multiple choice questions in a test-prep style format).
• Summer Reading Log
• Vocabulary Word Work
• Main Character Focus
• Summary Activity
• B-M-E Sequence Map
• Character Focus: Lesson Learned
• 1 Reading Passage (Powerful Grizzlies) with extended response question
• 1 Poem (Spooky Trees) with extended response question
• Math Answer Key

The Math portion of this packet can also be used with any CCSS-aligned Math program as a supplemental resource.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Grade 4+ Enrichment Math for Early Finishers in a Test Prep-Style Format

Grade 4+ Enrichment Math for Early Finishers in a Test Prep-Style Format

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☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, or as a math center packet.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grade 4+.
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.

☑ Packet includes a wide range of test prep topics (multiple choice). Perfect for a students who regularly finish early in grades 4 and 5, partnered classwork, small group work, tutoring, or math stations.

☑ Includes 13 student pages with over 40 questions in various forms!

☑ 32 pages in all (including cover page, student pages, answer key, and CCSS Standards)!

☑ Answer Key included. 






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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

4th Grade Spring Break Vacation Packet {CCSS Aligned}

This Test-Prep-Style Spring Break Vacation Packet (4th Grade Edition) will keep your fourth graders sharp during their spring break! 

Packet contains (1) an additional reading passage (Protecting Property and Yourself During Spring Storms), (2) a black and white (gray scale) version for easy B&W printing and (3) a Read-Only PowerPoint version for easy viewing for all students on a SMART Board or computer! 108 pages / slides in all!



Packet includes:
• Reading Log to keep track of reading for the week
• Vocabulary Word Word 
• Common Core writing prompts
• Inference Practice 
• Contains 4 reading comprehension passages with higher order thinking comprehension questions (Shirley Temple: Five Year Old Superstar, Poem: Ellis Island Era and Immigration, Powerful Grizzlies, Protecting Property & Yourself During Spring Storms).
• Test-prep style multiple choice questions and answers in math.
• Math includes angles, fractions, models, estimation, patterns, decimals, geometry, real-world word problems, and more!

Answer Key and Common Core State Standards included. 


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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Who Doesn't Like Great Read Aloud Lessons and Activities?

Mega Read Aloud Reading Lessons & Activities Super Bundle


NEW UPDATES in this Ever-Growing MEGA SUPER BUNDLE! Now includes 16 of our popular read-aloud bundles all rolled into one HUGE savings bundle!

Students get lost in stories and what's better than to not only engage students in those stories, but to also have them expand on their knowledge and everyday learning? Our MEGA SUPER BUNDLE will have students thinking on a higher level and will promote rich conversation while working in pairs or small groups!

Simply pull out your picture books that you already have in your classroom library and match those stories to the packets provided in the bundle!  Don't have a book, or two, or three?  No problem!  Use the web links that are provided to StorylineOnline.net and allow students to view the stories that the Screen Actor's Guild Foundation has beautifully created.  Students can watch on a big interactive whiteboard as a whole class or individually or in a small group on a computer with headphones.  Next, use the packets to support literacy skills that you are working on in your classroom with our numerous choices of skills such as character traits, comparing and contrasting, summarizing, cause and effect, and a whole lot more!

Click here to see a preview on YouTube! or click the green preview button here to see what's inside!

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☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, enrichment, or as a whole class.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grades 1-4 and includes Depth of Knowledge Higher Level Thinking Questions embedded through out!
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.
☰ This product can be used for differentiated assessment purposes.


Packet includes lessons and interactive notebook activities all bundled for:
• A Bad Case of Stripes
• Brave Irene 
• Enemy Pie
• Fox
• I Need My Monster
• My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother
• Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch
• Stellaluna
• The Great Kapok Tree
• Wemberly Worried
• The Rainbow Fish
• The Kissing Hand
• Chrysanthemum 
• The Polar Express 
• Carla's Sandwich
• The House That Jane Built

Skills Addressed:
✎ Vocabulary and Word Work
✎ Sequencing
✎ Differentiated Beginning - Middle - End
✎ Differentiated Character Traits
✎ Character Compare and Contrast
✎ Story Summary (Narrative Form)
✎ Differentiated Author's Purpose
✎ Test Prep-style Reading Comprehension
✎ Cause and Effect
✎ Who - What - When - Where - Why 
✎ Various Higher Level Thinking Responses
✎ Book Review (Opinions)
✎ Student Self-Assessment


WHAT A DEAL!  $ave $ave $ave! All 16 packets retail at $6.99 each (when sold individually is $111.84), but you can get all 16 for $69.99 and save $41.98 - that's like getting 6 of our bundles absolutely FREE!  If you love read aloud bundles that address numerous skills across the standards, keep students engaged in their learning, and enjoy the ease of differentiated choice planning, this bundle package is for you!



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You may also be interested in purchasing our other read-a-loud bundles individually:
The Kissing Hand
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch!
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother
The Great Kapok Tree
FOX
Brave Irene
The Polar Express
I Need My Monster
Enemy Pie
Wemberly Worried
Stellaluna
The Rainbow Fish
A Bad Case of Stripes
Carla's Sandwich
The House That Jane Built


Saturday, March 18, 2017

Carla's Sandwich Reading Lessons and Interactive Activities Bundle

Carla's Sandwich Reading Lessons and Interactive Activities Bundle {CCSS Aligned}

NEW to Storyline Online! 

Carla's Sandwich allows young students to understand how to embrace who they are, no matter what others think of them. Perfect for students in younger, primary grades, who can easily see how being who they are makes them so special.

Click on the green preview button here or check out our virtual FlipBook here to see what's inside!

More About This Product:
☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, or as a whole class.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grades 1-3.
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product covers many literacy skills in an interactive, engaging way.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.

Bundle uses Depth of Knowledge (DOK) multi-level activities to help students gather information and understand what they are reading.

Skills Addressed:
✎ Vocabulary and Word Work
✎ Sequencing
✎ Differentiated Beginning - Middle - End
✎ Differentiated Character Traits
✎ Character Compare and Contrast
✎ Story Summary (Narrative Form)
✎ Differentiated Author's Purpose
✎ Test Prep-style Reading Comprehension
✎ Cause and Effect
✎ Who - What - When - Where - Why 
✎ What If...? and What Would You Do? Higher Level Thinking Responses
✎ Book Review (Opinions)
✎ Student Self-Assessment

...and more!

Common Core Aligned, 58 pages

➤ Technology integration: Watch on StorylineOnline.net

 

 

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Brave Irene by William Steig Reading Lessons and Activities

Get ready for Winter's last gasp with Brave Irene by William Steig Reading Lessons and Activities {CCSS Aligned}

⛄ A perfect story and activities bundle for gentle snowy days or fierce, crippling blizzards!

Click on the green PREVIEW button above to see what's inside or CLICK HERE for a FlipHTML5 preview!

More About This Product:
☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, enrichment, or as a whole class.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grades 2-4.
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.
☰ This product contains web-based links for additional interactive research.

Bundle Includes:
⛄ How to make a lapbook and tips on using an interactive notebook
⛄ Vocabulary Pocket with No-Prep, Pre-Made Vocabulary Cards
⛄ Interactive Notebook Vocabulary Folds
⛄ Beginning-Middle-End (B-M-E) Trifold
⛄ Beginning-Middle-End (B-M-E) Summary Pocket and Cards. 
⛄ Cause & Effect Flapbook
⛄ Setting Trapezoid Foldable
⛄ Flip-Book Style Review for students to construct

Irene, a dressmaker’s daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a gown to the duchess in time for the ball.

This 53-page lesson and activity bundle includes:
⛄ Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Higher Order Thinking Questions to use during your read-aloud
⛄ Vocabulary Words
⛄ A Vocabulary Word Search
⛄ Vocabulary Classwork/Homework ideas
⛄ Shared Reading Information
⛄ Graphic Organizers for the study of Blizzards and Snow
⛄ Author's 4-1-1 Message


Bundle also uses Depth of Knowledge (DOK) multi-level activities to help students gather information and understand what they are reading. Activities include:
⛄ Brave Irene Sequence Map Graphic Organizer for Beginning/Middle/End
⛄ Irene Bobbins Character Traits Graphic Organizer
⛄ A Summary page (narrative form)
⛄ A Vocabulary Spotlight Graphic Organizer
⛄ Problem/Solution 
⛄ Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
⛄ Foldable Activity Project
⛄ Theme
⛄ Facts About Blizzards (Options 'A' and 'B')
⛄ Compare and Contrast: Blizzards and Hurricanes
⛄ Compare and Contrast: Fiction and Non-Fiction (Venn Diagram)
⛄ Who - What - When - Where - Why Graphic Organizer
⛄ Brave Irene: Fantastic Five Character Traits Graphic Organizer
⛄ Make-a-Flake Activity
⛄ Comprehension Questions (multiple choice)
⛄ Personification Study (The Wind) 
⛄ Character Questions Graphic Organizer
⛄ 3-2-1 Self-Assessment Graphic Organizer





Common Core State Standards are included as well as a link to watch Brave Irene read by Al Gore courtesy of Storyline Online and YouTube.

Customary Units of Capacity for the SMART Board

Customary Units of Capacity for the SMART Board (Common Core  Aligned)

This interactive Common Core State Standards Customary Units of Capacity SMART Board lesson introduces students to the basic units of capacity. Students will explore interactive activities such as a 'Memory' game, 'Match It!' game, a <, >, or = comparison , Test Prep, and 'Build Mr. Gallon Man'. This lesson also includes 'Writing in Math' and differentiated enrichment problem solving questions, an extension project / Scavenger Hunt Challenge and a 'promote reasoning' slide. Excellent for a review after a chapter is taught or before CCSS State exams!

HOME SCHOOL USERS: Use the SMART Interactive Viewer
(a FREE SMART Technologies application, that's web-based, that will allow you to view and use this file even if you don't have SMART Notebook installed on your computer). 

More About This Product:
☰ This product can be used in small groups, for differentiated instructional purposes, for 1:1 targeted instructional tutorials, or as a whole class instruction or for test prep purposes.
☰ This product is suitable for teachers, tutors, special education providers, as well as for home-instruction but requires SMART Notebook software to use.
☰ The bundle is appropriate for students in Grades 3 and 4
☰ This product requires no preparation.
☰ This product is Common Core aligned.

TEACHER TIP:  Make sure to use the most current Adobe Flash Player and SMART Notebook software. In some cases, when regular updating does not work, it is necessary for users to uninstall their version of SMART Notebook and then download the current version from SMART Technologies.