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Second Grade Science Stations for Properties of Matter Matter Activities, Science Activities, Science Experiments, Science Lessons, Science Fair, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Classroom Hacks

Sort the States of Matter

Engaging second grade science stations that follow the NGSS science standards for states of matter. These properties of matter science stations will have your 2nd grade students focused on reading and writing about science. Students learn about properties of matter, test different materials, and learn about how objects can be disassembled into small pieces and made into something new. #secondgradescience #ngss #2ndgradescience #sciencestations

Why can't I teach students to use keywords to solve word problems? Find out why this practice is outdate and doesn't prepare our students for success. Teaching Math, Teaching Ideas, Math Problem Solving, Cultura General, Elementary Math, Upper Elementary, Math Words, Math Strategies, Math Word Problems

The Problem with using Keywords to Solve Word Problems

Why can't I teach students to use keywords to solve word problems? Find out why this practice is outdated and doesn't prepare our students for success. Teach students to be successful in solving word problems by understanding the problem itself. Teaching ideas, aides, and strategies to teach your student addition & subtraction facts as well as the relationship of numbers. #math #secondgrade #learnmath #teachingkidsmath #teaching #kidslearn #addition #subtraction #wordproblems

I see so many amazing anchor charts in elementary classrooms. Anchor charts are an awesome resource when used well. What can you do to create great anchor charts for your classroom? Here are some tips to create eye-catching visuals for your elementary students. Teaching Second Grade, First Grade Teachers, Elementary Teacher, Fourth Grade, Third Grade, Reading Groups, Teaching Tips, Anchor Charts, Classroom Management

Anchor Chart Tips

I see so many amazing anchor charts in elementary classrooms. Anchor charts are an awesome resource when used well. What can you do to create great anchor charts for your classroom? Here are some tips to create eye-catching visuals for your elementary students.

Scientific Method Posters & Science Experiment Recording Sheets Best Picture For kids science kinder Scientific Method Foldable, Scientific Method Experiments, Scientific Method Posters, Science Experiments For Preschoolers, Cool Science Experiments, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Classroom

Scientific Method Posters & Science Experiment Recording Sheets • What I Have Learned

Scientific Method Posters in color and black and white that teach students how to perform a science experiment and record their ideas each step of the way. Includes science experiment recording sheets and a flip book. Posters for the hypothesis, experiment, conclusion, observe, research, and more! #scienceexperiments #scientificmethod #funscienceexperiments #elementaryscience #secondgrade #secondgradescience #thirdgrade #thirdgradescience

Do your students understand how to use 10 as a benchmark number to figure out their math facts? Here are three strategies I use with my students. Teaching Second Grade, Second Grade Math, First Grade Teachers, Differentiation In The Classroom, Math Fact Practice, Kindergarten Math Games, Online High School, Math Coach, Math Lesson Plans

Strategies that Develop 10 as a Benchmark Number

Many students come into second grade still counting on their fingers when adding larger numbers. They need to move toward more efficient strategies, but they’re glued to their fingers because it’s safe and easy. Here are some strategies that develop 10 as a benchmark number.

Look How I Have Grown! Students reflect on their growth over the past year by writing and drawing about what they "know, understand, can do and are". This is the perfect spring craft for your classroom. Counseling Activities, Therapy Activities, Group Activities, Classroom Crafts, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Daisy, End Of School Year, Student Teaching

Spring Classroom Craft

Look How I Have Grown! Students reflect on their growth over the past year by writing and drawing about what they "know, understand, can do and are". This is the perfect spring craft for your classroom. #springcraft #growthmindset

High and Low Books to Attract Reluctant Readers Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Skills, Reluctant Readers, Struggling Readers, Writing Rubrics

High and Low Books to Attract Reluctant Readers

What can you do when one of your students is a reluctant reader? It can be challenging to sell some students on the joys of reading in your classroom. How do you hook students into the joy of reading? Here is a list of High and Low Books to Attract Reluctant Readers. Many of these books are part of a series. Once students find a series they love, they will devour all the books in that reading series. Here are a few ideas to get them started! #reluctantreaders #elementaryreading

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Sort the States of Matter

Engaging second grade science stations that follow the NGSS science standards for states of matter. These properties of matter science stations will have your 2nd grade students focused on reading and writing about science. Students learn about properties of matter, test different materials, and learn about how objects can be disassembled into small pieces and made into something new. #secondgradescience #ngss #2ndgradescience #sciencestations

These end-of-the-year activities are perfect for and grades and keeps students busy during those last few days of school! Give students fun activities that fill their time and keep the teacher sane while packing up the room! Superhero Classroom, Future Classroom, Classroom Themes, End Of Year Activities, Book Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Teaching Second Grade, Classroom Community

End-of-the-Year Memory Book & Activities • What I Have Learned

These end-of-the-year activities are perfect for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades and keeps students busy during those last few days of school! Give students fun activities that fill their time and keep the teacher sane while packing up the room! #endoftheyear #elementarymemorybook #endoftheyearactivities

Summer Bucket List Craftivity for kids is a fun flap book where kids write about the friends they want to see, the places they want to visit, and the things they want to do. Summertime is coming and is filled with possibilities. Use this craft activity to End Of Year Activities, Summer Activities For Kids, Classroom Activities, Craft Activities, Reading Activities, School Age Activities, Interactive Activities, Color Activities, Indoor Activities

Summer Bucket List for Kids

A fun craftivity flap book where students write about all the friends they are going to see this summer, the places they want to visit, and the things they want to do.

What is Distance Learning - School at Home vs. Teaching Second Grade, First Grade Teachers, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, What Is Homeschooling, Benefits Of Homeschooling, Classroom Teacher, School Closures, Learning Objectives

What is Distance Learning – School at Home vs. Homeschool

What is distance learning? How are teachers providing instruction for their students when students can no longer go to school? What is homeschooling? Are parents now homeschooling or are teachers doing distance learning? One thing I want to discuss in this blog post is the difference between school at home or at-home learning and homeschool. I am a former classroom teacher (16 years in K-5) and now homeschool our two elementary-age boys. While many parents (albeit every parent of school-aged…

Teach responsibility in your elementary classroom through the use of anchor charts. Continue refining what responsibility means to your students all year. Teaching Second Grade, First Grade Teachers, Student Teaching, Teaching Tips, Classroom Routines, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Special Education Teacher

Teach Responsibility in the Elementary Classroom

Teaching students to take responsibility is challenging. Responsibility is not something that can be taught in one day, but teachers can integrate it into their classroom routines and built up over the course of the school year. Read aloud books, talk about responsibility, give examples, brainstorm what it looks like in the classroom, but academically and behaviorally. Here are some tips on teaching students to be responsible.

Research Report for Any Person This Biography Report that can be used for any historical person. It is great for a social studies biography unit or reading informational writing and research unit. It includes five different report options, lap book, in Character Traits Graphic Organizer, Graphic Organizers, Biography Project, Genre Posters, Genre Study, Informational Writing, Teacher Notes, Teaching Social Studies, Educational Activities

Biography Research Report for Any Person • What I Have Learned

This Biography Report can be used for any historical person. It is great for a social studies biography unit or reading informational writing and research unit. It includes five different report options, lap book, interactive notebook, and construction paper person. Each option has a variety of pages from which to pick and choose. #biographyreport #socialstudies #secondgradesocialstudies #thirdgradesocialstudies #biographies #elementarybiography #elementarysocialstudies

Animal Articles: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a bundle of informational articles all about Animals. These articles are full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities. Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Upper Elementary, Teaching Writing, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Reading Activities, Science Activities, Reading Resources

Animal Articles - Informational Articles, QR Codes & Fact Sorts • What I Have Learned

Animal Articles: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a bundle of informational articles all about Animals. These articles are full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities. Includes an article about each animal in two formats (two-page color photos & one-page text), QR Codes for online articles and videos about the animal and a fact sort sheet where students can sort facts about each animal's attributes…

Teaching students multiple strategies to solve math problems develops their mathematical thinking and teaches them to be flexible thinkers. It also gives students a foothold into the world of mathematical thinking. Math Strategies, Math Resources, Math Activities, Math Stations, Math Centers, Second Grade Math, Fourth Grade, Third Grade, Grade 3

Why I Teach Students Multiple Strategies to Solve Math Problems • What I Have Learned

Teaching students multiple strategies to solve math problems develops their mathematical thinking and teaches them to be flexible thinkers. It also gives students a foothold into the world of mathematical thinking.

Addition and subtraction fluency within 20 is a skill that second graders need to develop to become efficient mathematical thinkers. Help students make add 10 and use 10 to add and subtract with these resources. Here are the addition strategies we use. Teaching Second Grade, Second Grade Math, First Grade Teachers, Math Lesson Plans, Math Lessons, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Differentiation In The Classroom, Math Fact Practice

Addition and Subtraction Within 20 – Make 10, Add 10, Use 10 to Add, Use 10 to Subtract

Addition and subtraction fluency within 20 is a skill that second graders need to develop to become efficient mathematical thinkers. Help students make 10, add 10 and use 10 to add and subtract with these resources. Here are the addition strategies we use. #addto20 #additionstrategies #make10