In this week’s round-up, you’ll find science units, novel studies, writing and literacy activities, and so much more! Discover many science- and literacy-based resources to help students structure their unique and creative thoughts. Check out no-prep activity books, progress monitoring writing notebooks, and differentiated character analysis stories. Don’t miss these resources. Half of them are free!


St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick’s Day “We are one LUCKY class” Bulletin Board Kit FREEBIE by Lotts of Learning

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“This St. Patrick’s Day bulletin board kit is perfect for March. Students write down on clovers the various ways they’re lucky. The clovers then get hung on your bulletin board or door. Everything you need to make this eye-catching and meaningful bulletin board is included. Just print the pieces on paper, cut them out, and then attach them to your bulletin board or to your door.”

HUGE Rocks and Minerals Unit with 5E Lesson Plans (NGSS Aligned)
HUGE Rocks and Minerals Unit with 5E Lesson Plans (NGSS Aligned) by Lotts of Learning

“This 3-week unit has everything you need to teach students about rocks and minerals in an engaging and hands-on way. It includes 8 detailed lesson plans (including one that teaches the rock cycle using Starbursts), task cards, vocabulary posters, a narrative writing activity, a review game, a study guide, and a final assessment.”

The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo Freebie
The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo Freebie by Cassidy’s Kind of Classroom

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“This novel study and mini-unit helps guide students as they read The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo by Judy Blume. There are comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and graphic organizers to address specific reading comprehension strategies for students to complete as they read the book!”

The Chocolate Touch Novel Study
The Chocolate Touch Novel Study by Cassidy’s Kind of Classroom

“This novel study is the perfect way to guide students and hold them accountable as they read The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling! It is complete with comprehension questions, vocabulary work, various graphic organizers, and writing topics for students to complete while they read!”

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Sudoku Companion
There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Sudoku Companion by Talkin with Twang

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“Sudoku is a great way to address higher level thinking and executive functioning skills. These sudoku pages are differentiated for all levels and pair well with The Old Lady Swallowed books and are a fun way to review the story and keep students engaged.”

No Prep Basic Concepts Activity Booklets (Set 1)
“No Prep Basic Concepts Activity Booklets (Set 1)” by Talkin with Twang

“Understanding of basic concepts is an essential skill for all learners. These no prep basic concepts activity booklets allow students to practice identifying and using basic concepts in a fun and engaging way. Perfect for PreK through 3rd grade.”

Read and Color Phonics: Sample Freebie
Read and Color Phonics: Sample Freebie by Little Country Kindergarten

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“Phonics skills are crucial for students to read fluently and accurately. These read and color practice pages help students practice phonics skills in an engaging and colorful way!”

Progress Monitoring Tracking Sheets: Kindergarten Writing Data Notebook
Progress Monitoring Tracking Sheets: Kindergarten Writing Data Notebook by Little Country Kindergarten

“Organize student writing data and make progress monitoring and assessments easy with this progress monitoring writing data notebook. You will easily be able to see if students are progressing, if they have mastered something new, and keep track of intervention or IEP goals.”

RI 2.7 & RI 3.7 Polar Bear FREEBIE
RI 2.7 & RI 3.7 Polar Bear FREEBIE by Dream to Teach

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“This product’s focus is on images in a text and how they help readers gain more information.”

RL 3.3 Character Traits, Responses, & Motivations - Differentiated Stories
RL 3.3 Character Traits, Responses, & Motivations – Differentiated Stories by Dream to Teach

“This standards-based product focuses on characters’ traits, responses, and motivations.There are 14 reading passages with comprehension questions, task cards, writing prompts, and an exit ticket.”

Writing Personal Narratives: An Independent Writing Project
Writing Personal Narratives: An Independent Writing Project by TeachNC

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“Help students gain independent in writing with this self-guided, independent writing project. Your students will work at their own pace while being supported in writing a personal narrative.”

Research & Report: An Animal Project
Research & Report: An Animal Project by TeachNC

“Research and write all about animals by using this resource. Guide students in gathering information about their animal and writing a multi-paragraph essay or book with their newfound knowledge.”