This week’s round-up includes guided math resources, library activities, and tons of activities to build your students’ literacy skills. You’ll find error analysis task cards, mouth-watering book tasting activities, blank puppet scripts activities, and so much more! Welcome your students into the new year with these creative resources. Half of them are free!


Regions of the United States Close Reading, Vocabulary, & Map Activity FREEBIE
Regions of the United States Close Reading, Vocabulary, & Map Activity FREEBIE by Teaching in the Heart of Florida

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“Integrating Social Studies content and close reading in your classroom gives your students access to real world text with extra practice in reading. This freebie features the Southeast Region with text, Close Reading instructions for a 1st Read, Main Idea/Key Details graphic organizer, and a Vocabulary Jigsaw piece for a comprehensive look at this unique region of the United States!”

Fractions Word Problems Task Cards - Error Analysis
Fractions Word Problems Task Cards – Error Analysis by Teaching in the Heart of Florida

“Student engagement rises when kids are challenged by rigorous tasks, and error analysis will get them there quickly! Using math models and constructed response to prove whether a fraction word problem is true or false will deepen students’ conceptual thinking about fractions.”

Unit 1- Place Value Guided Math Notes for Math Notebook FREEBIE
Unit 1- Place Value Guided Math Notes for Math Notebook FREEBIE by A Teacher’s Wonderland

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“Guided Math Notes are a way for students to keep notes throughout the year. This resource allows students to take notes and use the notes to refer back to while struggling with a concept.”

Guided Math Notes Bundle
Guided Math Notes Bundle by A Teacher’s Wonderland

“This Guided Math Notes Bundle is great for 5th grade teachers who want students to learn the value of taking notes. Students are also able to use the notes to keep track of their learning and to refer back to when they are struggling.”

Alphabet Placemat and Sound Boxes for Cookie Sheets
Alphabet Placemat and Sound Boxes for Cookie Sheets by Kristen Sullins at Where the First Graders Are

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“This is a great resource to use with your small group or in a literacy station. It will allow you to keep your alphabet letters organized and easy to find on a cookie sheet where every letter has its place! The sound boxes sheet easily allows students to organize their letters at the top and drag down the letters to form words when they are ready.”

Rocks, Soil and Water
“Rocks, Soil and Water” by Kristen Sullins at Where the First Graders Are

“Rocks, Soil & Water is an easy to plan and print resource that will meet your science curriculum needs for the unit!”

Balloons Over Broadway: Literacy Activities
Balloons Over Broadway: Literacy Activities by Laura Trapp – The Trapped Librarian

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“Help your students get excited about the Thanksgiving Day Parade with activity ideas and printables for using the book Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet. Your students will focus on character traits and text evidence while learning about the amazing true story of Tony Sarg.”

Book Tasting Activities
Book Tasting Activities by Laura Trapp – The Trapped Librarian

“A Book Tasting event in your library can expose students to new titles that just came in or help them look at books they may have overlooked in the past. Print out this kit, put on your apron, and have some fun with your students as they sample the delicious new titles in your library!”

Creepy Carrots Verb Freebie
Creepy Carrots Verb Freebie by Anita Goodwin

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“This resource helps students think about the different ways -ed sounds at the ends of words.”

Puppet and Blank Scripts for Green Screen
Puppet and Blank Scripts for Green Screen by Anita Goodwin

“Want to try Green Screen but not sure where to start? This product has everything you need to get started in your classroom. Incorporate writing and creativity, and film your first movie.”

Kindergarten Readiness A to Z
Kindergarten Readiness A to Z by Miss M’s Reading Resources

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“The Kindergarten Readiness A to Z chart is a quick parent guide for getting students ready for kindergarten.”

Kick-Start Kindergarten
Kick-Start Kindergarten by Miss M’s Reading Resources

“Kick-Start Kindergarten was made for kindergarten students who may need extra practice or intervention for essential literacy skills. The handbook includes clear goals, explanations, and tips for parents to help their students succeed.”