Upper Elementary Resources

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A collection of all things upper elementary - lessons, ideas, tips, hacks, games, centers, worksheets, and activities to help organize and make learning engaging. Includes: Classroom Management, Organization, teaching Science, teaching Reading, teaching Math, teaching Writing, teaching Social Studies, Engaging Students

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High expectations are important in any upper elementary classroom and there are THREE ways that I make sure that I am set up for success. I use classroom management routines all about respect and create a classroom charter. I also intentionally teach research-backed lessons all about growth mindset. Take a look at these step-by-step routines for upper elementary classrooms in third, fourth, and fifth grades. Great for in-person and online learning, not just for back to school! Elementary Teaching, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Classroom Charter, A Classroom, I School, Back To School, Growth Mindset Display, Reflection Questions

My Three Must-Dos for Setting High Expectations in the Classroom

High expectations are important in any upper elementary classroom and there are THREE ways that I make sure that I am set up for success. I use classroom management routines all about respect and create a classroom charter. I also intentionally teach research-backed lessons all about growth mindset. Take a look at these step-by-step routines for upper elementary classrooms in third, fourth, and fifth grades. Great for in-person and online learning, not just for back to school!

Halloween Writing Prompts and Story Starters - The Owl Teacher Teacher Lesson Plans, Teacher Resources, Teaching Tips, Teaching Math, Halloween Writing Prompts, Story Starters, Lesson Planning, Fun Time, Writing Activities

Halloween Writing Prompts and Story Starters

Halloween can be such a fun time. Why not engage your students with these writing prompts and story starters that even your most reluctant writer will enjoy?! This set contains three different types of writing prompts and it's differentiated to meet the needs of all your students!

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Halloween Writing Prompts and Story Starters

Halloween can be such a fun time. Why not engage your students with these writing prompts and story starters that even your most reluctant writer will enjoy?! This set contains three different types of writing prompts and it's differentiated to meet the needs of all your students!

Help your students learn their multiplication facts with these engaging multiplication wheels! These wheels are the perfect way for your students to increase their multiplication fact fluency independently or during math centers. Student Learning, Teaching Math, Math Education, Teaching Tips, Multiplication Wheel, Multiplication Strategies, Math Fractions, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Math

Multiplication Practice - Multiplication Wheels

Help your students learn their multiplication facts with these engaging multiplication wheels! These wheels are the perfect way for your students to increase their multiplication fact fluency independently or during math centers.

Engage your students with fingerprint storyboards. This is a strategy that can help students remember events in any content area while having fun! Upper Elementary Resources, Free Teaching Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Teaching Math, Guided Reading, Social Studies Curriculum, Social Studies Activities

Fingerprint Storyboards for Any Subject - The Owl Teacher

Engage your students with fingerprint storyboards. This is a strategy that can help students remember events in any content area while having fun!

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Fractions of a Set Task Cards

This resource is intended to help students review identifying fractions in a set. Better yet is that they get to review in a fun way! These task cards are a great way to review with students the math Common Core standard 3.NF.1. While this addresses this particular standard, it can be used as enrichment in 2nd grade and as review in 4th and/or 5th grade

Are you looking for a Halloween science activity for kids? Check out this free science experiment that will engage your students and help them understand force and motion a bit more! Save this pin and then click through to grab your free Halloween worksheet! Science Activities For Kids, Preschool Science, Elementary Science, Science Experiments Kids, Science Fun, Science Projects, Upper Elementary Resources, Free Teaching Resources, Teaching Tips

Flying Pumpkins: A Force and Motion Activity

Are you looking for a Halloween science activity for kids? Check out this free science experiment that will engage your students and help them understand force and motion a bit more! Save this pin and then click through to grab your free Halloween worksheet!

As if you already don't have enough, this must-have task card set about food chains is a no-brainer addition to your teacher toolkit! Your students will review concepts such as food chains, food webs, predators, prey, and other related topics. You can use them in a variety of different ways to engage active learning! Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Science, Food Chain Activities, Learning Activities, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Science, Food Webs, Teacher Toolkit

Food Chains Activity | Task Cards

As if you already don't have enough, this must-have task card set about food chains is a no-brainer addition to your teacher toolkit! Your students will review concepts such as food chains, food webs, predators, prey, and other related topics. You can use them in a variety of different ways to engage active learning!

Children need to become critical thinkers. It's best that teachers teach students to be skeptical and not believe everything they read, see, or hear. Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Science, Student Learning, Kids Learning, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Primary And Secondary Sources, Upper Elementary Resources

Teaching Children to be Skeptical - The Owl Teacher

Children need to become critical thinkers. It's best that teachers teach students to be skeptical and not believe everything they read, see, or hear.

Help your students practice various multiplication strategies such as creating arrays, number lines, or even equal grouping. These math puzzles are meant to engage your students while they get the extra practice they need! Math Fact Fluency, Multiplication Strategies, Math Fractions, Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Math, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Math Graphic Organizers, Teacher Lesson Plans

Multiplication Arrays & More Start2Finish Math Puzzles

Help your students practice various multiplication strategies such as creating arrays, number lines, or even equal grouping. These Start2Finish math puzzles are meant to engage your students while they get the extra practice they need!

Let me help you to teach elapsed time with these four different strategies. Check out these tips and ideas to include in a lesson while grabbing a FREEBIE! Teaching Time, Teaching Math, Maths, Math Fractions, Teaching Ideas, Third Grade Math, Grade 3, Sixth Grade, Math Anchor Charts

Strategies to Teach Elapsed Time - The Owl Teacher

Let me help you to teach elapsed time with these four different strategies. Check out these tips and ideas to include in a lesson while grabbing a FREEBIE!

Have your students practice working on equivalent fractions during your math time with these math puzzles that are engaging and perfect for any upper elementary math centers! Upper Elementary Resources, Elementary Math, Maths Puzzles, Math Activities, Google Math, Equivalent Fractions, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teacher Lesson Plans

Equivalent Fractions Start2Finish Math Puzzles

Have your students practice working on equivalent fractions during your math time with these start2finish math puzzles that are engaging and perfect for any upper elementary math centers!

Engage your students during science and help them learn those all-important matter vocabulary terms with these 6 different games and activities- including practice worksheets! Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Science, Teaching Tips, Science Vocabulary, Vocabulary Ideas, Vocabulary Strategies, 6th Grade Science, Elementary Science

Matter Vocabulary Games and Worksheets

Engage your students during science and help them learn those all-important matter vocabulary terms with these 6 different games and activities- including practice worksheets!

Turn your students into Reading Stars with this activity that engages students. Students will want to practice reading fluency and start new books. Upper Elementary Resources, Free Teaching Resources, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Reading Fluency, Teaching Reading, Common Core Reading Standards, Writing Anchor Charts, Teacher Lesson Plans

Creating Reading Stars - The Owl Teacher

Turn your students into Reading Stars with this activity that engages students. Students will want to practice reading fluency and start new books.

Do you have technophobia, or the fear of technology? With the constant push to use technology in the classroom and the lack of training, how can a non-geek overcome this fear? Check out these tips to help you feel more comfortable with technology! Upper Elementary Resources, Free Teaching Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Writing, Teaching Science, Teaching Tips, Educational Websites, Educational Technology

Overcoming the Fear of Technology - The Owl Teacher

Do you have a fear of technology? With the constant push to use technology in the classroom, how can a non-geek overcome this fear? Check out these tips!

This post walks you through multi-digit multiplication strategies, provides you with anchor charts, worksheets, and teaching activities to use in your classroom so that your students will be engaged. And bonus- it comes with a freebie! Save this pin and click through to read all about this math strategy! Upper Elementary Resources, Free Teaching Resources, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Activities, Teaching Writing, Elementary Math, Multi Digit Multiplication, Multiplication Strategies, Teaching Strategies

Strategies for Teaching Multi-Digit Multiplication

This post walks you through multi-digit multiplication strategies, provides you with anchor charts, worksheets, and teaching activities to use in your classroom so that your students will be engaged. And bonus- it comes with a freebie! Save this pin and click through to read all about this math strategy!