Tag Archives | 5th grade

Let’s Talk Teeth Dental Health Unit

This unit includes both primary and intermediate activities for a dental health/teeth study. UNIT ACTIVITIES Make a Tooth Model Make a Book The Tooth Fairy Came Last Night – Poem My Teeth Chant Play a Game Teeth Graph Make a Tooth Model You will need: marshmallows and toothpicks INTERMEDIATE For older children, supply them with fresh [...]

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Dictionary Skills

This is a lesson which will help students review their spelling words while practicing dictionary skills Objectives: Students will successfully locate words in the dictionary and will demonstrate awareness of guide words Materials: Spelling list dictionary piece of paper pencil Dictionary Skills Worksheet – Guide Words - Use worksheet to record spelling words, look up in dictionary, [...]

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Sense You Asked! Writing Workshop Lesson

A Cooperative Group Writing Workshop Lesson Materials: chart paper photos of a recent study trip markers Lesson Plan: This cooperative group writing workshop activity is best when completed after a study trip or a “being there” experience(i.e. to the zoo). A lesson on developing students descriptive writing using the 5 senses. Group the students in [...]

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Halloween Creative Writing Project

Objectives: Students practice writing creatively from the pumpkin’s point of view and build on creative writing skills. Materials: A sheet of paper with a pumpkin shape drawn on it. (Lines can be drawn to help younger students write in a straight line.) Pumpkin Printables Lesson Plan: I start by telling the students that they are [...]

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Teamwork Lesson for Learning to Work Together (6th Grade)

Students will learn how to work in groups. Objectives: Students will be able to define teamwork. Students will work together to brainstorm 3/4 words that teamwork means to them. Students will develop three or four positive guidelines for working in a group together. Materials: Markers Bristol Boards Lesson Plan: Anticipatory set: Name teams in your [...]

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Back to School Rules

Learn the basic classroom rules to have a safe and productive year. Materials: paper pencil chalkboard chalk eraser Optional: an old phone Plan: First I talk to the students about the basic classroom rules and why they are so important. Then, we talk about how the classroom is all of ours for 180 days and [...]

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