This week’s Resource Round-Up is scary good. Travel to ancient Egypt using picture-based vocabulary, fly through history with some batty friends, take a spooky Halloween STEM challenge, and reinforce Spanish verb tense with a fun spoon game! Lots of freebies included!


Spanish Present Tense Verbs Task Cards Bundle by La Profe Plotts
Spanish Present Tense Verbs Task Cards Bundle by La Profe Plotts

 

 

“Get students up and moving with task cards! Easily my favorite classroom tool, task cards can be used in a variety of ways to increase engagement and understanding.”

 

 

 

 

 

FREE ¡Cucharas! Spoons Game for Preterite Tense (Regular -AR Verbs Only) by La Profe Plotts
FREE ¡Cucharas! Spoons Game for Preterite Tense (Regular -AR Verbs Only) by La Profe Plotts

 

Reinforce regular preterite tense verb endings in Spanish with this fun game of ¡Cucharas! or Spoons. Students love collecting all the conjugations of a regular — AR verb in the preterite tense and racing to grab the spoons! This is a great way to get students engaged and focusing on the details of preterite tense verb endings!” It’s Free!

 

 

 

 

Halloween STEM Design Challenge: 5-in-1 Bundle by Kerry Tracy
Halloween STEM Design Challenge: 5-in-1 Bundle by Kerry Tracy

 

Problem: Halloween is upon us, and it’s all the students can think about! Solution: 5 highly-engaging, hands-on, collaborative Halloween-inspired STEM challenges with modifications for grades 2 – 8. Each challenge has a walk-through video link included and ideas to make it “non-Halloween”. 

Getting Started with STEM Challenges: FREEBIE by Kerry Tracy
Getting Started with STEM Challenges: FREEBIE by Kerry Trac

 

 

 

 

“This freebie helps teachers who are curious about STEM challenges, but aren’t sure how to facilitate a challenge incorporating “just-right” rigor, gather cost-effective materials, and find inspiring challenges throughout the year. It comes with video links to my growing library of “how-to” STEM challenge videos, an editable materials donation request letter, and links to my STEM challenge library (which includes another freebie)!” It’s Free!

The History of Thanksgiving: 4th and 5th Grade Common Core by Reading Through History
The History of Thanksgiving: 4th and 5th Grade Common Core by Reading Through History

 

 

 

 

“This is a complete unit geared towards reading, writing, and the history of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. It contains 37 pages of student activities that involve: guided reading materials, constructed response paragraphs, and multiple choice quizzes to gauge reading comprehension.”

 

 

 

Bats: Free Halloween Lesson (4th and 5th Common Core) by Reading Through History
Bats: Free Halloween Lesson (4th and 5th Common Core) by Reading Through History

 

 

This lesson is an informative and interesting summary of the only mammals capable of flight, and it explains how bats became associated with Halloween. The questions were created to cover Range of Reading, Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, Level of Text Complexity, Phonics and Word Recognition, Writing, and Fluency.” It’s Free!

 

 

 

 

ESL Writing With the Masters Great for ELL, GEN ED, SPED by Skybyrd Teacher Resources
ESL Writing With the Masters Great for ELL, GEN ED, SPED by Skybyrd Teacher Resources

 

“The writing graphic organizers and writing models provided differentiated support for all learners in the ELA/ESL classroom.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ancient Egypt Vocabulary Activities in Pictures Great for ESL SPED By Skybyrd Teacher Resources
Ancient Egypt Vocabulary Activities in Pictures Great for ESL SPED By Skybyrd Teacher Resources

 

 

 

 

The picture-based vocabulary and vocabulary retention activity provides differentiated support for English Language Learners and special education students in the content classroom.” It’s Free!