We have so many amazing resources in this week’s edition. You won’t believe your eyes! Connect math to the real world with a rotations sorting activity, learn about abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky, explore character change, try a STEM challenge, and make this year’s science fair a snap. We’ve got these and more wonderful ways to engage your students — and half of them are free!


Character Change by The Rigorous Owl
Character Change by The Rigorous Owl

Character change can be difficult for students to understand. This Literacy Center Bundle provides a ton of exposure to the standard! Students will look at how the character behaves in the beginning. Then the character experiences an event, and students identify how the event changes the character.”

Character Traits Literacy Center FREEBIE by The Rigorous Owl
Character Traits Literacy Center FREEBIE by The Rigorous Owl

“We’ve all been there. You’ve taught the standard, but your students have still not mastered it. You’re thinking to yourself… ‘What else am I going to do? They still don’t get it!’ Here is where this Literacy Center Bundle comes in to save the day! Even better… these literacy centers are Print & Go!” It’s Free!

Science Fair Project by Pencils and Panthers
Science Fair Project by Pencils and Panthers

The stress of the science fair is over! This product provides the experiment details and even the components of your display board. Only have 2 days? Or 2 weeks? This project is for you!”

Free Sample Economics Unit by Pencils and Panthers
Free Sample Economics Unit by Pencils and Panthers

“This freebie is a sample of an integrated SS/ELA unit for lower elementary students. Students will perform the duties of the community helpers and engage in the process of thinking about the community that surrounds them, all while working on language skills.” It’s Free!

Italy: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food by Masterpiece Momma
Italy: An Introduction to the Art, Culture, Sights, and Food by Masterpiece Momma

 

“This slideshow gives students an overview about what it’s like to go to Italy and experience the art, culture, famous sights, language, and food. They can travel the world without ever leaving their classroom and hit all the highlights!”

Wassily Kandinsky Artist Poster by Masterpiece Momma
Wassily Kandinsky Artist Poster by Masterpiece Momma

 

Students can learn more about abstract artist, Wassily Kandinsky, with this colorful poster of some of his best work and facts about his art.” It’s Free!

 
STEM Challenge Task Cards by Talkin Pinata
STEM Challenge Task Cards by Talkin Pinata

 

These STEM Challenge Task Cards include 40 challenges with seasonal themes that encourage your students to think critically, use their creativity, and collaborate with others to create something. Get your students creating at your Maker-space/STEM Center, in a whole group setting, or as an early finisher activity!”

 
FREE Reading Anchor Charts by Talkin Pinata
FREE Reading Anchor Charts by Talkin Pinata

 

“Start saving time with these Free Reading Anchor Charts that include over 30 reading skills! Use these anchor charts to guide your whole group reading instruction, refer to them during guided reading time, or use them as a quick assessment.” It’s Free!

 
Earthquake Vocabulary cards by Montessorikiwi
Earthquake Vocabulary cards by Montessorikiwi

 

“A hands on activity to help students learn the vocabulary of earthquakes. This activity is reusable, making it great as a center activity.” 

 
Turns or Rotations math center by Montessorikiwi
Turns or Rotations math center by Montessorikiwi

 

Linking math to real world applications is important for students. This activity uses real world pictures to explain rotations.” It’s Free!