Test Your Research Skills - Units of Time
In this research instructional activity, learners use the library or internet to answer twenty questions related to units of time. Units of time include second, minute, hours, days, and years.
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Researching and Note-Taking: Building Expertise About a Colonial Trade
Building on the previous instructional activity in this unit on colonial trade, the ninth instructional activity has young experts continuing their research and writing summaries of the information they find. To begin, children...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Famous American Research Project
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 5 Math)
After a long year of sweat and tears it's time to see what your young mathematicians have learned in the fifth grade. Based specifically on the Common Core standards, this practice test includes both multiple choice and free response...
5th Math CCSS: Designed
End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 4 Math)
The end of the year is approaching and that it's time find out what your fourth grade mathematicians have learned over the past few months. Offering a new take on standardized testing, this Common Core-designed assessment includes both...
4th Math CCSS: Designed
Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th Grade
Writing a research paper has never been so easy! From choosing a topic to publishing the final draft, this presentation covers all the steps in between. Show this to your class in a single lesson, or cover it a few slides at a time as...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Convert Units of Time
How many seconds are in a minute? Or rather, how many seconds are in eight minutes? This problem is worked out through a series of animated steps and explained by a friendly young lady's voice. Your time travelers will appreciate this...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! Units of Measurement
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
2 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Time Units to Solve Time Problems
Who knew math could help with chores? Real-life situations frame the discussion for solving word problems that involve measurement conversion in the fourth of five videos. The learning begins with a back-to-the-basics review of how time...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed