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5 Games to Practice ELA Vocabulary Blog Image with a picture of the ELA U-KNOW Cards

Games to Practice ELA Vocabulary

If you are looking for some games to practice ELA vocabulary, then you are going to love this mix-and-match of digital and hands-on games for upper elementary students. Let’s be honest, ELA vocabulary can sometimes feel like you’re teaching a different language. Language Arts class is full of all sorts

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Halloween-Themed Review Activities for Upper Elementary Blog Image with a picture of one of the resources in the background (that includes a halloween looking cake)

Halloween-Themed Review Activities for Upper Elementary

Get in the spirit of the holiday with these Halloween-themed review activities for upper elementary. With all the candy, costumes, and fall decor, Halloween is truly one of the most fun holidays to celebrate with students, but we can’t let this fun, spooky holiday creep into too much class time.

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5 Activities for Practicing Decimal Place Value

Check out these ready-to-use, no/low prep activities for practicing decimal place values in upper elementary. Let’s be honest. If you’ve only covered whole number place value with your upper elementary students, then you’ve really only covered a fraction of the content (pun intended). Now, it is time to dive into

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Fun Rounding Activities for Upper Elementary with an image of the Halloween Rounding Freebie in the background

5 Fun Rounding Activities for Upper Elementary

Use these 5 fun rounding activities for upper elementary to supplement your rounding lessons this year. Rounding numbers is something that always seems like it should be so easy, but it takes some practice for this skill to come easily to students. Good rounding instruction includes a good introduction of

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Fun Math Assessments for 4th and 5th Grade Blog Image with an tablet example of the Daily Math Warm Ups in the background

Fun Math Assessments for 4th and 5th Grade

Need some fun math assessments for 4th and 5th grade? Try these daily Math Warm Ups! How do you make a math assessment not feel like a math assessment? Math assessments are an integral part of the 4th and 5th grade experience.  Since in 4th and 5th grade students are

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Practicing Context Clues in Upper Elementary blog image with images of the posters in the background

Practicing Context Clues in Upper Elementary

Practicing context clues in upper elementary is easy with these 5 easy activities! Few things hinder a young reader more than trying to read a new book and encountering confusing, unknown words. But somehow, many people are able to continue on anyway. Why is that? How was it that J.K.

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Easy Ways to Improve Test Scores Vocabulary Blog Image with picture of the Prefix and Suffix digital puzzles in the background

Easy Ways to Improve Test Scores: Vocabulary 

One of the easy ways to improve test scores is to work on student vocabulary. This post provides a few resource suggestions as well as some ideas for improving vocabulary instruction in your upper elementary classroom. Unfortunately testing is not going away any time soon, so teachers everywhere are trying

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