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