The busy holiday season is just around the corner, and we all know what that means: Lots of excitement… and distractions! Well, guess what? This talented crew of milestone-achieving Teacher-Authors has a bounty of resources to help out time-strapped teachers.

Explore fall craftivities, foreign language resources, math activities, and more. Additionally, head over to October Milestone Marvels: Part 2 for phenomenal ELA resources. Super job, everyone!

8 Marvelous October Milestones



1. Well done, Nicole and Eliceo Sanchez in Yucatan, Mexico — they’re Nicole and Eliceo

Try their: Fall Craftivities – Apples, Pumpkins, Bats, Turkeys & more! (English & Spanish)

Their tip: “Boost engagement and learning with hands-on craftivities!”



2. Great work, Gina Kennedy from Pflugerville, Texas

Try her: 4th Grade Math Enrichment Weekly Research Projects! Easy Way to Add Rigor!

Her tip: “By providing an adequate amount of enrichment opportunities with all of your lessons, you’re providing a motivation for your students to excel. The math- and technology-integrated research projects in this resource will provide just the right amount of challenge, fun, and rigor for your early finishers and advanced math learners!”



3. Cheers, Chrystine Tinney in Sydney, Australia —  Tweet Resources

Try her: Number Crowns 0-20

Her tip: “Take the time to smile. Sometimes that can be all it takes to brighten someone’s whole day.”


4. Fantastique! It’s Profs et Soeurs from Quebec, Canada

Try their: Guide pour ÉCRIRE

Their tip: “Create a French writing center for your students. Motivate the writers and give them the tools to better their editing.

Créez un Guide d’écriture qui motivera vos élèves et leur fournira les outils pour une correction plus autonome.”



5. High five to Tammy Ferrell from Maryland

Try her: Counting Candy Corn: Word Problems for K-1st Grade

Her tip: “This engaging product helps students understand addition and subtraction by using a 10-frame and story problems.”



6. Aloha, Tonya Roller in Hawaii — she’s Tonyas Treats for Teachers

Try her: Homework Monthly Motivators

Her tip: “My students love turning in homework! Homework motivators are a great way to give your students positive reinforcement for doing homework with little to no effort on your part. It’s so exciting to watch my classroom door grow every day with the pictures students color. Parents, teachers, and administrators compliment my door often! Students look forward to the new theme every month!”



7. Awesome job, Aric Thomas

Try his: Order of Operations Color Worksheet #1

His tip: “My worksheets are perfect for additional review and practice towards the CCSS.”



8. From Johns Creek, Georgia, it’s Jenifer Stewart

Try her: Mentor Text List Aligned With All Common Core Reading Standards

Her tip: “I use mentor texts to teach every reading, writing, and grammar skill to my 4th and 5th grade reading students. Because of this, I developed an extensive list of picture and chapter books that can be used to teach each Common Core reading standard. The list is divided up by standard, and I refer to it often when I want to model a rigorous Common Core skill.”


Way to go! Don’t forget to explore additional resources for this week in October Milestone Marvels: Part 2.