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Plotagon – Great new tool for encouraging writers!

February 21, 2016
Plotagon – Great new tool for encouraging writers!

Plotagon https://plotagon.com/ Looking for a new way to reinforce the concept of settings? How about dialogue? Quotation marks? Here is a simple, fun tool to use that your students will love! Some of my students struggle with the concept of setting. With this tool, they pick a setting from a backdrop of many: hospital,...
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Famous People from the 1800s!

February 15, 2016
Famous People from the 1800s!

  These are short biographical summaries of people that made a difference in the events in the United States during the 1800s.   Since we watched a DVD on Lewis and Clark from National Geographic, that my students enjoyed, I wanted them to focus on other famous people from that time period.  Granted, I...
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Snowman Addition Practice

January 31, 2016
Snowman Addition Practice

I was playing with my tablet and needed addition 3 digit number practice so I came up with this. I think I was hoping for a Snow Day! Tweet
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Mapping Skills Used for the Oregon Trail Simulation

January 19, 2016
Mapping Skills Used for the Oregon Trail Simulation

This is the map I drew up for the Oregon Trail Simulation that I took my students on.  It lead them through the trails of a state park that I adapted to fit our needs and added the appropriate land marks along the way. It was a great adventure. Tweet
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Multiplication Facts Practice using a Dot to Dot Game

January 18, 2016
Multiplication Facts Practice using a Dot to Dot Game

Master Multiplication Facts I am always looking for new ways to have my students practice the math facts and came across doing them as a dot game. I used this cube template to create the dice for the games. My students would use different colored markers to claim their squares. They enjoyed playing it...
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Addition Game with a Dot-to-Dot game

December 26, 2015
Addition Game with a Dot-to-Dot game

Addition game – Dot to Dot I took the classic dot-to-dot game and added numbers. They are the sums when 2 dice are rolled. My students use different color markers to indicate their lines and to color in their squares that they are claiming.  I made special dice with a cube template I found...
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A Star is Born!

December 23, 2015
A Star is Born!

Making a Star This week is “Preparing to Blast-off” at Junior Science Camp and we are having fun exploring space. We are starting with the our wonderful sun and learning about the birth of a star. Some amazing sun facts: The sun is the center of our solar system. The earth travels around the...
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Comets – Those Dust Covered Snowballs

December 21, 2015
Comets – Those Dust Covered Snowballs

Comets   Comets are like dirt snow balls in the sky. Fun Facts: Ancient Greeks thought comets looked like hairy stars so that is why they named them comets meaning “hair”! Halley’s Comet orbits near the earth every 76 years! A comet’s tail is caused by the sun melting it and bits of dust...
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A tail is usually behind you, except on a comet

December 21, 2015
A tail is usually behind you, except on a comet

Comets This is a simple activity to demonstrate the direction of a comet’s tail.  Tails on dogs and cats and horse’s are on behind the animal but not so with a comet.  A comet doesn’t have a tail until it reaches the inner planets and is getting close to the sun.  The heat from...
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Making Yummy Science – Rainbows in a Cup!

December 21, 2015
Making Yummy Science – Rainbows in a Cup!

      Using food to represent the layers of the earth or rainbows or celebrations of colors, is fun and easy!  There are tons of recipes on line but I decided to use: pudding Cool Whip food coloring vanilla wafers Optional: chocolate chips coconut flakes cut up fruit rainbow sherbet Steps to build:...
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