### Best Busy Bags for Preschool and Toddlers

DIY Toddler Velcro Blocks: Dollar Store Craft Blocks and Velcro Dots

### Prime Factorization and Factor Trees Practice and Infographic / Poster

This activity is full of computation practice. The students create factor trees to find the prime factorization of a number. I have included my infographic on Prime Factorization. which can be blown up into a poster. Then the students represent the prime

### Propaganda and Critical Thinking

Our students need sharp critical thinking skills - more than ever! A fun way to teach those skills is with propaganda. This post provides resources, examples, tips, and a lesson plan! Perfect lesson for middle school. Great for group discussions and real-world applications. #writing #lesson

### New to Teaching 5th Grade (A Collection of Posts and Resources)

Resources GALORE - pacing guides by subject, structuring workshop instruction frameworks, forms, and more.

### Memorial Day Video Questions -- includes link to free online video

Memorial Day Video Lesson -- Student Worksheet Activity! Uses "Arlington -- Field of Honor," a National Geographic Society video that's perfect to use for Memorial Day! Students will gain an appreciation of the sacrifices made to secure our freedoms and will understand how the United States honors those sacrifices. Appropriate for both U.S. History and U.S. Government classes! #memorialday #engaging #historythruvideo

Here are 13 unique gifts for teachers that are fun, memorable, and sure to be appreciated! These gifts are appropriate for back to school, teacher appreciation, Christmas, birthdays, or the end of the school year. Great ideas for graduation gifts as well! Read the post for all the details or save for later! #gifts #teacher #giftidea

### Easy Ways to End the School Year Strong

Looking for ways to end the school year on a strong note? Here are ten ideas that will keep your students working until the last day of school. These student activities are easy to implement and engaging -- you're sure to find one as the perfect way to end your year. #endoftheyear #teacher #lesson #summer

### Summer Decimals Math Riddle Bundle

Make Reviewing Decimals FUN this Summer! This activity is full of computation practice. The students also have a goal of solving a riddle at the end. It is a great way to combine fun and learning! The Pack includes 14 different riddle worksheets at varying levels.

### Math Journal Prompts and Constructed Responses

Are you looking for powerful math materials for your 4th and 5th grade students? Bring Math Journal Prompts and Constructed Responses into your classroom! These word problems require critical thinking that builds concepts and hones writing skills. Use with your fourth and fifth graders for independent work, assessments, test prep, morning work, or homework. They are Common Core aligned, but work for any curriculum. Prep is simple - just copy and go!

### Math Journal Prompts and Constructed Responses

Are you looking for powerful math materials for your 4th and 5th grade students? Bring Math Journal Prompts and Constructed Responses into your classroom! These word problems require critical thinking that builds concepts and hones writing skills. Use with your fourth and fifth graders for independent work, assessments, test prep, morning work, or homework. They are Common Core aligned, but work for any curriculum. Prep is simple - just copy and go!

### Math Journal Prompts and Constructed Responses

Are you looking for powerful math materials for your 4th and 5th grade students? Bring Math Journal Prompts and Constructed Responses into your classroom! These word problems require critical thinking that builds concepts and hones writing skills. Use with your fourth and fifth graders for independent work, assessments, test prep, morning work, or homework. They are Common Core aligned, but work for any curriculum. Prep is simple - just copy and go!

### New to Teaching 5th Grade (A Collection of Posts and Resources)

Higher Level Math Centers for Upper Elementary Students. "Higher level math centers will really get your students thinking and writing about math. Read about my top six favorite higher level math centers.

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