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3 awesome back to school math activities

3 Free Back to School Math Activities

Are you on the hunt for some fun and engaging back to school math activities? Here are 3 fun math activities that your upper elementary students will love! 1) Math About Me This math worksheet is one of my favourite back to school math activities. Students will review their multiplication

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The Best First Day of Grade 5 Plans

Planning the first day of grade 5 can be a daunting task! Are you a brand new teacher, nervous about starting the school year on the right foot? Maybe you were trained in secondary or primary but you’ve been moved to grade 5? Or maybe you’re a super experienced teacher

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teaching french pet names

6 Fun Ideas for Teaching French Pet Names

Are you teaching a French animals, or a French family unit to your French as a Second Language or FSL students? Teaching French pet names can be a fun addition to either of those units! French Pet Names: les animaux domestiques / les animaux de compagnie le chat – the

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How to Easily Print on Sticky Notes

One of my favourite Reader’s Workshop hacks is printing on post it notes! I love to print on sticky notes because they ensure that I always stay on track with my interactive read alouds and mini lessons as the post it notes can go directly into my mentor texts! Step

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5 Fun Ways to Use Jamboard

Jamboard is one of my favourite digital tools. I love it’s simplicity AND the post it note feature.  Here are five ways that you can incorporate Jamboard into your virtual or in person classroom.  Birthday Messages Students can add post it notes to this Jamboard in order to wish the

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canadian history wordless picture books

The Best 3 Wordless Picture Books for Teaching Canadian History

I absolutely love incorporating literature into Social Studies classes! Here are three wordless picture books for teaching Canadian History that you can incorporate into your upper elementary classroom. Note: This post contains amazon affiliate links. This means that if you purchase through my links, amazon throws a few pennies my

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swashby and the sea free digital picture book study

Free Digital Picture Book Study!

If you’re anything like me, you have been walking around this year on egg shells. Afraid to plan too far ahead for fear that your situation will change. So far this year I have taught from school AND online! Being able to quickly transition to online teaching due to positive

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Reading Responses

Are you looking for a simple way to do reading responses in your Upper Elementary classroom? I love using this one page sheet! It’s super easy to use. Suggested Routines: Kiddos can use it with their independent reading books by stopping and jotting about the different topics as they read.

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