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Exploring Light and Sound Waves...NGSS 1st Grade
Jan
22
2018

Students will enjoy developing understanding of key core ideas through experimentation, reflection, and vocabulary study. Although it is designed to meet the 1st Grade Next Generation Science Standards it would also be appropriate for other grade levels.
PS4-1
PS4-2
PS4-3
PS4-4

Student Activity Book Cover
Parent Letter...sharing what students will be covering and how they can help
Informational Text...Easy text explaining the topics
Vocabulary Cards for Posting
ABC Order
Word Search
Core Idea Poster
Light Sort
Light ...natural/artificial
Imagine this...experiment with darkness
Illumination activity
Illumination List
Poster...translucent/transparent/opaque
Experiment with degrees of light
Magnifying glass for adding foil, wax paper, clear 
Flashlight Predictions
Reflections
Shadows Activity
Mini Interactive Book on Shadows
Mirror Experiment
Sound Sort
Sound List
Make a Kazoo Experiment
Reflection
Good Vibrations...Rubber Band Band
Reflection
Musical Vibrations...Ruler
Reflection
Think it Through
Mini Book on Volume and Pitch
How We Communicate
Communication Hands On

NGSS Bundle...Waves, Animals, Plants, Space
Jan
22
2018

This bundle covers the NGSS 1st Grade Expectations.
Light and Sound Waves
Animal and Plant Life
Space Systems

Each packet is filled with:
Informational Text
Vocabulary
Activities
Explorations
Reflections
Parent Letters
Cover for Student Activity Booklets
Suggested Reading

Weather...KDG NGSS...K-ESS3-2, K-ESS2-1, K-ESS2-2, K-PS3-1, K-PS3-2
Jan
22
2018

Students will enjoy developing understanding of key core ideas through experimentation, reflection, and vocabulary study. Although it is designed to meet the Kindergarten Next Generation Science Standards it would also be appropriate for other grade levels.
K-ESS3-2, K-ESS2-1, K-ESS2-2, K-PS3-1, K-PS3-2

Student Activity Book Cover
Parent Letter...sharing what students will be covering and how they can help at home
Informational Text...Easy text explaining the topics
Vocabulary Cards for Posting
ABC Order
Word Search
Syllables
Core Idea Posters

Each key concept has:
Anchor chart with key concept
Complete lessons plans
Student...Imagine That/Think About it Page
Activities to support core ideas.

Students will explore the concepts...
Weather is a combination of sun, wind, rain, snow, and temperature.
What would you do on a...
Illustrations
Activities for practice and review
People measure weather conditions to find patterns.
They will be weather watchers and forecasters.
Data collection for weather, temperature
Drawing conclusions from data
Activities for practice and review
Some weather is dangerous and can cause damage.
Pictures and text on rainstorm, snowstorm, hurricane, tornado
Compare and contrast
How would you prepare?
Local storms
Activities for practice and review
Sunshine/The sun warms the Earth's surface
Experiment with sand, rock, soil
Draw conclusions
Make connections to self
Things that melt

You will find many of the activity pages in the preview as well as if you click on the link above.

March Paired Reading and Task Cards for Fiction and Nonfiction
Jan
22
2018

A complete March resource and end of year review in one book! Fiction/Non-Fiction Paired reading passages with critical thinking printables. Four sets of paired fiction and nonfiction readings and 30 task cards. March topics covered include: St. Patrick, Johnny Appleseed Day, March quotes, why we wear green, leprechauns, rainbows, the pot o’gold, and others. Answer keys included. 
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Force and Motion...KDG NGSS...K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2
Jan
22
2018

Students will enjoy developing understanding of key core ideas through experimentation, reflection, and vocabulary study. Although it is designed to meet the Kindergarten Next Generation Science Standards it would also be appropriate for other grade levels.
K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2

Student Activity Book Cover
Parent Letter...sharing what students will be covering and how they can help at home
Informational Text...Easy text explaining the topics
Vocabulary Cards for Posting
ABC Order
Word Search
Syllables
Core Idea Posters

Each key concept has:
Anchor chart with key concept
Complete lessons plans
Student...Imagine That/Think About it Page
Activities to support core ideas.

Students will cover these core concepts:
Pushes and pulls have different strengths and directions
Experiment
Activity sheet for review and assessment
Force can be pushing and pulling while motion is the object moving.
Experiment
Activity sheets for review and assessment
Identifying push and pull
Color the objects for push and pull
Motions is the object moving.
Experiment
Identifying types of motion (back and forth, straight line, up and down)
Making predictions
Me in motion
The strength of a force can change the speed of the motion
Experiment
Discussion
When two items collide they change direction
Experiment
How can I stop an object
You will find many of the activity pages in the preview as well as if you click on the link above.

The "Mister Reed" is running a SALE!
Jan
22
2018
Sale on 1 products!
Runs from 1/22 to 1/23
Busses Cancelled? Here is a meaningful activity you can do with the handful of students who arrived and are mad they have to be there when everyone else got to stay home. %20 off the regular price, today only (unless busses are canceled again tomorrow).

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Exponents Powerpoint Fun Quiz
Jan
21
2018

 

EXPONENTS POWERPOINT FUN QUIZ 

* Imagine a program that STARTS ALL OVER AGAIN if they get even ONE answer wrong? THIS ONE DOES! 

* Imagine a program that is SELF-CORRECTING! THIS ONE IS! 

* This 47-slide powerpoint program will reinforce and challenge your students' knowledge of EXPONENTS! 

* There are 3 different parts to this program: 

Part 1 - Choose The Correct Answer! Students are given an exponent to solve and must select an appropriate match! Challenging and NOT for the beginner! (15 examples) 

Part 2 - Greater Than Less Than. Students are given equations involving exponents and must select either greater than > or less than < to make the statement true! TWO SKILLS IN ONE! (10 examples) 

Part 3 - True or False. Students are given 3 exponents to solve with a specific question and must select True or False. (5 examples) 

* SEE THE 24-SLIDE DOWNLOAD PREVIEW I GAVE YOU ~ TAKE A LOOK! 

* Great graphics and animations will hold their attention. 

* EXPONENTS FUN QUIZ ~ will they make it through the first time? 

* Will totally engage your students as they practice and reinforce their knowledge of exponents! 

* Created and designed by DayWorks ~ 

* * * GREAT TEACHING TO YOU!


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Exponents BATTLESHIP with Greater Than Less Than
Jan
21
2018


EXPONENTS BATTLESHIP WITH LESS THAN GREATER THAN

* “MAKE THE KIDS THINK!”

* CHALLENGE YOUR STUDENTS with this different and fun set of worksheets on exponents!

* They will HAVE TO THINK as they try to solve each example using LESS THAN and GREATER THAN!

* Each example REQUIRES KNOWLEDGE not only of exponents, but how to use < and > as well.

* Your students will enjoy using the Exponents Battleship Chart to solve these examples.

* There are TWO different sections. They are:

* Side 1 – using the Battleship chart students must solve small equations involving exponents and then fill in the blanks with the signs for greater than > or less than <;

* Side 2 – True or False; using the Battleship chart again, students solve equations involving greater than and less than and must write True or False accordingly;

* Students will reinforce EXPONENTS as well as GREATER THAN and LESS THAN with these 24 examples.

* Educational, different and fun! Your students will enjoy this different yet educational activity!

* Your download of 4 pages includes answers.

* Created and designed by David Filipek.

* Some graphics provided by My Cute Graphics. Their website is: http://www.mycutegraphics.com/

Copyright© 2017 David Filipek
All rights reserved by the author.
Permission for downloads to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.
 


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Exponents Bundle 8 Worksheets (4 items in this Set)
Jan
21
2018

EXPONENTS BUNDLE 8 WORKSHEETS (4 items in this Set)

* You receive 8 worksheets in this bundle on EXPONENTS!

* These 4 resources will make your students THINK!

Included are:

Resource #1 - GREATER THAN LESS THAN WITH EXPONENTS (2 worksheets)

Resource #2 -  EXPONENTS AND SIMPLE EQUATIONS (1 worksheet)

Resource #3 - EXPONENTS CHALLENGE! (2 worksheets)

Resource #4 -  EXPONENTS BATTLESHIP (3 worksheets) (a best seller on its own)

A GREAT VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES ALL ON EXPONENTS!

* NOTE : THESE ITEMS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY – DON’T DOUBLE BUY!

Designed and created by David Filipek.

Copyright© 2017 David Filipek
All rights reserved by the author.
Permission for downloads to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.

Some graphics provided by My Cute Graphics. Their website is: http://www.mycutegraphics.com/

 

 


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Decimals PowerPoint Fun Quiz
Jan
21
2018


DECIMALS POWERPOINT FUN QUIZ

Imagine a program that is SELF-CORRECTING! This one is!

Imagine a program that STARTS ALL OVER AGAIN when even ONE example is wrong! This one does!

* 54 slides in all, this powerpoint lets students work alone or in small groups practicing various aspects of decimals.

* This Powerpoint has 3 different sections to it. Here is what you'll receive:

Part 1 - WRITTEN CORRECTLY? Students are given a WRITTEN decimal and must select which of 3 is the correct one. 15 examples;

Part 2 - GREATER THAN or LESS THAN!! - students must select > or < or = to make 15 statements true; great reinforcement of less than and greater than!; 15 examples;

Part 3 - TRUE OR FALSE!! Students are given 3 decimals and a question about them; they must decide whether the question deserves a true or false answer; 10 examples;

Colorful slides and graphics will keep your students engaged. Challenging and NOT for the beginner.

DID I SAY IT WAS SELF-CORRECTING? :)

AND RE-STARTS WITH EVERY WRONG ANSWER!

(Decimals Powerpoint Fun Quiz)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.

Copyright© 2017 David Filipek
All rights reserved by the author.
Permission for downloads to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only. Not for public display.


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