Students research the universities of March Madness. Includes a list of team, web address for College Board research online, chart for recording data on three colleges, and planning/organizational sheet for writing a 5-paragraph essay. Great for upper ele
Learn a few simple ways to make your Independent Reading Time more engaging, effective, and meaningful in your classroom.
All Things Upper Elementary: Pop-Up Flash Card Viewer - My Clever Little Fox Idea!
mmy Lessons 101: Summer Reading List: Top 50 chapter books for Upper Elementary Children from a 6th grader's point of view
YES!  Daily 5 becomes Daily 3 for my purposes. Writing can encompass both writing projects and response to literature?  Mrs. Crofts' Classroom: Daily 5/Cafe in a 6th grade classroom
Bulletin Boards - The Upper Elementary Counselor
display paper hanging display "boards" a piece of dowel taped at the bottom might help it hang nicely
All Things Upper Elementary: Dream House: An Additive Area Project (3rd Grade Common Core)
Upper Elementary Fun!This would be awesome for learning how to annotate.
The Advanced Version of Author's Purposed PIE....  Get PIE'ED!!!  Anchors Away Monday
Students use ratios and proportions to the beat of their favorite songs! Connects math and music in an engaging way! Upper elementary and middle school level.
Love this one for one of my classroom doors. This would be a great way for my kids to identify our room
math flowers. Give each kid a different number, make a whole garden!
Upper Elementary Snapshots: Making Inferences with Poetry
iddle school games
Using Child Safe Search Engines- if you have students use computers to research you'll want to check this out!
We the People Quilt lesson plan
Only have 60 minutes for math? Here is a Math workshop/rotation model that an upper elementary teachers uses in her room that takes 60 minutes to work!
Spiral Math has been a miracle in my classroom! Read about how it can help your students master ALL math standards!
Word Work activities that work for any vocabulary words. Perfect for use with Daily 5 or in literacy centers for upper elementary students. Just print, laminate, and place in your Word Work center!
Holding Students Accountable During Reading Groups
Really liked this lesson. Next day used learnazillion to go over elements of poetry (7 video series) All Things Upper Elementary: Teaching Deeper Thinking With Poetry: Common Core
Runde's Room: New Guided Reading Groups
Open House Activities! Could do a compliment bookmark to laminate.
CBT Worksheet 3-I'm gonna do this with my kids.
Technology Exit Slips - perfect for upper elementary and middle school! ANY SUBJECT!
One Stop Teacher Shop: Free Resources for Non-Fiction Texts and free center response sheets
Perimeter Problems and Area Art!  Looking for a way to reinforce perimeter, area, AND problem solving?  This post gives step by step directions on how to make some real math connections for students--and check out the awesome display it makes!
Easy to use volume foldable! | Geometry | Middle School Math | Interactive Notebooks |
Reading Intervention Program for Big Kids! This resource includes daily intervention lessons for a month! It includes 20 fluency passages, targeted comprehension, word work, and vocabulary for each day. It also includes progress monitoring line graphs, ba
The Ultimate List of Math Manipulatives {Upper Elementary}
Over 60 Teacher Suggestions for Books to Read Aloud for Grades 3-5
Words Their Way for Big Kids Ideas- this teacher has many ideas to incorporate for word work in the upper elementary classroom!
Have you read these yet? The 2015 Newbery winner & honor books!!!
Here are some great ways to teach many common core standards through Social Studies inquiry circles. A great way to do research projects in the classroom!