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 …

This Valentine's Day Fraction Freebie is a great way for your 3rd and 4th grade students to review fractions in a fun way

A Free Fraction Activity for Valentine’s Day

Keeping students on task and engaged around Valentine’s Day is hard.  The excitement – and the candy – that comes with this holiday can be a distraction for many 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students.  Use this free Valentine’s Day fraction activity to help keep students engaged and learning while still celebrating Valentine’s Day.Free Fraction Valentine’s Day ActivityThis Valentine’s Day …

This black history month freebie will help your third, fourth, and fifth grade students learn more about Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Free Activity for Black History Month

Black history – the influence of African Americans on culture and politics, the historical treatment of African Americans in America, and the impact different African Americans have made – is too complex and important to only teach in February.  However, Black History Month is a great opportunity to spend some intentional time on that history.  This Black History Month Freebie is …

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 …

Free cut and paste resource for teaching theme in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Free Printable for Identifying the Theme of a Story

Teaching theme to upper elementary students can be incredibly difficult. It is such an abstract idea.  3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students need a lot of practice in order to truly understand it. This no prep freebie (a printable pdf) can help your students get the extra practice they need with finding the theme of a story.Get the …

fun and free Valentine's Day Activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade (math, reading)

Free Valentine’s Day Activities

Check out these free Valentine’s Day activities – a fun way for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to celebrate the holidays while still learning! These free resources have been created by a variety of upper elementary teachers, not just Teaching Made Practical.  Find math activities, ELA activities, and some some just for fun Valentine’s Day Activities.Free Valentine’s Day Math …

free math and reading Christmas activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students

Free Christmas Activities for Math and Reading

Check out these free Christmas activities – a fun way for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students to celebrate the holidays while still learning!  There are free activities to help students practice math and reading skills, as well as some other activities that are just for fun! These resources are a collection of some Teaching Made Practical Freebies as well …

free reading and math Halloween activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students

Free Halloween Activities for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade

What teacher doesn’t love the lack of self control we see every October around Halloween? Between the inevitable sugar high, the excitement of costumes and trick-or-treating, trying to teach upper elementary students around the end of October can seem like a hopeless cause. However, it is possible to take advantage of the excitement our students have towards Halloween. By planning …

no prep activity ideas for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade that are reusable

Reusable, No Prep Resources to Help Manage Your Workload

3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers love creating engaging, hands on lessons.  But often those Instagram- worthy lessons require a lot of prep work, and sometimes they cost a lot of out of pocket money. The 8 reusable, no prep activities below are engaging for upper elementary students, but they are much more practical for daily use.  Use them to …