Free main idea worksheet to help 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students (pdf)

A Free Main Idea and Details Printable

What 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade students couldn’t use extra main idea and details practice?  Use these free pdf printable to review this difficult skill with minimal prep on your part!Download this Main Idea FreebieThis freebie includes 3 activities that you can use to practice main idea and supporting details: A grouping words activity to help students practice distinguishing between …

Get one week of 3rd grade morning work free - covers 5 different math domains and provides scaffolded daily math practice

1 Month Free – 3rd Grade Math Morning Work

Finding 3rd grade math morning work that students can complete independently is a struggle.  Different curriculums practice different skills at a different times.  Often, daily math practice or morning work will expect students to have prior knowledge that they don’t have.  This is frustrating to both students and teachers! This daily math practice/morning work for 3rd grade is scaffolded to …

Find the Fib is a must have activity for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers. It can be used with any subject and is no prep!

Find the Fib: A No Prep, Engaging Activity

Find the Fib (sometimes known as 2 Truths and a Lie) is one of my favorite activities to use and reuse in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade classrooms.  It requires little to no prep, can be easily adapted for use in all subject areas, requires higher level thinking, and upper elementary students never seem to get tired of it. No prep, …

Use this free character trait word wall template for an easy way to help build character trait vocabulary with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students

Character Traits Word Wall

Have you experienced the excitement of an engaging, rigorous lesson only to later discover that you left your students more confused than when you started?  The Character Trait Word Wall in my 3rd grade classroom came as a result of one of these huge teaching failures.  But like most failures, it turned into an opportunity for an even better learning …

Free Character Trait Lists to help making teaching character traits to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students easier - includes positive traits, negative traits, and character traits sorted by synonyms

Free Character Traits List

Below are 3 different character traits lists for you to use to help expand your students’ character trait vocabulary. Or, check out my these other freebies, tips, and ideas to make teaching character traits easier. You can download a free pdf / printable version of these character trait lists at the bottom of the webpage.Character Traits List: Sorted By SynonymsThe …

36 Questions to Help Make Teaching Character Traits Easier - Promote Higher Level Thinking in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students

Character Trait Questions for Higher Order Thinking

As teachers, we are constantly questioning our students. We all know how important it is to ask our students higher level thinking questions, but often the questions we think of on the spot are more knowledge or comprehension based questions. Questions that encourage students to analyze, apply, or evaluate their learning are harder to come up with on the spot. …

Use these 3 free graphic organizers with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students learning about character traits. They can be used with different fiction texts.

3 Character Traits Graphic Organizers

Use the 3 free character traits graphic organizers below. Each of the graphic organizers focuses on a different aspect of character traits, and can be used over and over with a suitable fiction story with upper elementary students.  Use these graphic organizers after introducing character traits to your upper elementary students.) You can download a free printable / pdf version …