This week’s round-up includes math activities, science visualization sheets, and timeline resources that will challenge your students’ critical thinking. You’ll find novel study guides, digital lesson plans, integer stations, and so much more! Get your students’ critical thinking started early this year with these exciting resources. Half of them are free!


Scientific Method Coloring sheet
Scientific Method Coloring sheet by Scientifically Speaking is my Favorite

It’s FREE!

“This resource can be used to introduce the scientific method. It works well in classrooms that use an interactive notebook.”

Biomolecules: Nucleic Acid, Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Lipids Coloring sheets
Biomolecules: Nucleic Acid, Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Lipids Coloring sheets by Scientifically Speaking is my Favorite

“This coloring sheet resource provides a visual of biomolecules. It can be used to introduce each of the biomolecules, to summarize them, or to assess the student’s knowledge after the initial teaching has taken place.”

Book Snaps: Reading Activity for Any Work + Classroom Decor
Book Snaps: Reading Activity for Any Work + Classroom Decor by Doc Cop Teaching

It’s FREE!

“Book Snaps are a great activity to create excitement before, during, or after reading ANY text and engage students in critical reading. They also look great displayed on bulletin boards and walls.”

The Critical Reader's Complete Novel Study Unit
The Critical Reader’s Complete Novel Study Unit by Doc Cop Teaching

“This resource has everything you need to engage your students as critical readers for ANY book, a whole class reading unit, or a choice reading unit. It includes a student workbook (print and digital) with six engaging literary lens lessons, detailed teacher’s notes and lesson calendar, reading interest survey, bookmark vocabulary, the creative thinking project, and an editable grading rubric.”

Multi-Layer (Double-Layer) Timeline of Ancient Civilization
Multi-Layer (Double-Layer) Timeline of Ancient Civilization by Studies in Sixth

It’s FREE!

“This quick timeline worksheet presents key events from early civilizations in both the Americas and the Eastern Hemisphere. It will introduce students to the concept of a double-layer timeline, or provide practice if already introduced.”

Introduction to Timelines BUNDLE
“Introduction to Timelines BUNDLE” by Studies in Sixth

“This timeline bundle provides everything you need for an in-depth study of timelines, introduction, hands-on practice, and assessments. Students will use an individual or classroom powerpoint with guided notes to learn about timelines, complete hands-on practice putting together a timeline for ancient civilizations, and have assessments to check their understanding.”

Growth Mindset Sentence Stems FREEBIE!
Growth Mindset Sentence Stems FREEBIE! by Meg’s Crayons

It’s FREE!

“Looking to promote positive thinking in your classroom? This handout is perfect to fold in half and laminate to keep simple phrases by your side at all times.”

Google Doc-Bundled Lesson Plan Templates *Growing*
Google Doc-Bundled Lesson Plan Templates *Growing* by Meg’s Crayons

“Looking for an easy way to collaboratively plan with your team? Are you tired of having a hard time keeping track of your plan book, erasing the mistakes, or scribbling arrows all over? Then this Google Doc Lesson Plan bundle may be just what you need!”

⭐FREEBIE Integer Escape Room: Adding & Subtracting Integers {SAMPLE}⭐
⭐FREEBIE Integer Escape Room: Adding & Subtracting Integers {SAMPLE}⭐ by Math in the Midwest

It’s FREE!

“Escape rooms in math are a great way to incorporate team building skills, collaboration, engagement, and even some competition! This freebie is a review over adding and subtracting integers where students have to work through a maze to find the code word to unlock the puzzle.”

Middle School Math Exit Slips/Exit Tickets MEGA BUNDLE {6 - 8th Grade}
Middle School Math Exit Slips/Exit Tickets MEGA BUNDLE {6 – 8th Grade} by Math in the Midwest

“This bundle contains all of the 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Math Standards for a total of 80 standards covered and 655 unique questions included. This bundle is a great resource for all middle school math teachers to work on differentiation as well as intervention/gifted teachers because it covers three grade levels.”

Adding and Subtracting Integers Stations
Adding and Subtracting Integers Stations by Make Sense of Math

It’s FREE!

“Adding and subtracting integers using number lines is essential for students to gain a conceptual understanding of integer operations. These stations are valuable in guiding your students to understanding adding and subtracting integers.”

Proportional Relationships Guided Notes - Proportional Relationships Notes
Proportional Relationships Guided Notes – Proportional Relationships Notes by Make Sense of Math

“These guided notes delve into conceptual understanding of proportional relationships. These include detailed notes as well as additional practice for your students.”