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Teaching ideas and resources for fifth grade teachers.

When it comes to teaching the order of operations, we need to move beyond rote procedures (PEMDAS). This math center activates critical thinking and problem-solving skills, all while building a true understanding of the order of operations. Students must place 10 number tiles (0-9) on the math tile cards to correctly complete the equations. This set contains equations with exponents (perfect for grades 6 ).

Word analogies are the perfect resource for developing vocabulary. This 5th grade set comes in multiple formats and differentiated levels.

In my first post of this 5-part series, I talked about using Expert Groups as a cooperative learning strategy in your classroom. Today I am going to outline the use of what I have termed “Q&A Match-Up.” I first saw this strategy used by one of my student teachers as a review activity before a […]

One of the most important elements of teaching is providing students with plenty of opportunities to actively engage in learning with their peers. I have decided to start a five-part series of posts that will outline my favorite cooperative learning strategies that I have used in my classroom. I will begin with “Expert Groups,” a strategy that […]

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Explicitly teaching our students to read strategically is a must. This blog post covers the most important reading strategies and includes some tips for teaching them. Free mini-book included! @teacherthrive

Decimals and Fractions with Meter Sticks! Free step-by-step printable available in the blog post.

This set of single-digit multiplication math tiles is a hands-on activity that takes students’ thinking beyond procedures and rote memorization--It's perfect for math centers! Students must place 10 number tiles (0-9) on the Time to Tile cards to correctly complete the single-digit multiplication.

Have your students explore any topic and any subject with depth and complexity. These "Thinking Mats" are one of the most versatile tools to have in your classroom.

All About Affixed Practice Printables. Over 360 pages of prefix and suffix printables and activities.

Reading fluency is also an issue for older students. Check out these tips to tackle this problem in your classroom.

This set of math tiles for multi-digit multiplication activates critical thinking and problem-solving skills, all while developing algebraic thinking. Students must place 10 number tiles (0-9) on the Time to Tile cards to correctly complete the multiplication problems. Perfect for math centers!

Build vocabulary with these free leveled word analogies for secondary/ middle-school students.

Everything you need to teach 3rd grade grammar! PowerPoints, practice printable, task cards, sketch notes, interactive notebook activities, and assessments for the entire year!

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Greek and Latin roots sketch notes are the perfect way to build vocabulary! BONUS—your students will love them too!

It doesn't matter if you're teaching whole number place value or decimal place value--hands-on instruction is key! This blog post is packed with free resources for teachers.

Teach prefixes and suffixes in a meaningful and engaging way! Your students will love learning affixes with this hands-on resource. Included are 25 Interactive Notebook activities that will help your students understand the meaning of several words related to over 85 different affixes. \$