#### December 2018

- 11th Free 4th Grade Fractions Pre-Assessment and Checklist (1)
- 5th Word Problem Strategies : Analyzing Word Problems with Free Organizers/Mats (0)

#### November 2018

- 18th 4 Ways to Teach Students to Make Common Denominators (1)
- 11th Read Alouds for Teaching Figurative Language | Mentor Texts for Reading (1)
- 4th Engaging Persuasive Writing Prompts (Free Download) (9)

#### October 2018

- 28th Free Book Recommendation Templates (2)
- 24th Free Reading Exit Slips for 4th and 5th Grade (1)
- 21st Free Fraction Activities (2)
- 17th Free Geometry Activities (0)
- 16th Free Decimal Activities (2)
- 15th Videos for Teaching and Reviewing Figurative Language (2)
- 14th Videos for Teaching Plant and Animal Cells (0)
- 1st Analyzing Student Work in Math (0)

#### September 2018

#### August 2018

- 26th Alternatives to Teaching Whole Group Math (That Are Not Math Centers) (1)
- 19th How to Get Upper Elementary Students Excited to Read (1)
- 12th Reading Notebooks in 4th and 5th Grade (16)
- 9th Must-Have Guided Math Materials for Upper Elementary (0)
- 5th Parent-Teacher Conference Tips : Supporting 4th and 5th Graders with Math (3)
- 1st Parent-Teacher Conference Tips : Supporting 4th and 5th Grade Readers at Home (7)

#### July 2018

- 29th Close Reading in Math for Upper Elementary (0)
- 25th Write About Reading Ideas for Upper Elementary (3)
- 22nd Getting To Know You Activity with Jenga (2)
- 18th Free Guided Math Binder for Upper Elementary (4)
- 15th Free Word Problem of the Day Starter Pack (5)
- 10th Free Reading Posters (4th-5th Grade) (2)
- 6th Free Reading Games and Activities for Launching Reading Centers (3)
- 4th Free Math Puzzles for the Entire Year | Seasonal and Holiday Themes (3)
- 1st Guided Math - Collection of Resources and Posts for Guided Math Instruction (3)

#### June 2018

- 27th Tips for Teaching Small Groups in Math (2)
- 24th Small Group Math Assessment and Data Tracking (1)
- 20th Small Group Math Instruction Resources, Materials, and Activities (6)
- 17th Planning for Small Group Math Instruction (9)
- 13th Read Alouds for Teaching Text Structures | Mentor Texts for Reading (0)
- 10th Read Alouds for Teaching Main Idea | Mentor Texts for Reading (0)
- 6th Free Factors and Multiples Game with Jenga (0)
- 3rd 2-D Shapes Game with Jenga Blocks | Free Printables (0)

#### May 2018

- 27th Parts of Speech Review with Jenga | Free Printables (3)
- 20th Comparing Fractions Activity with Brownies (0)
- 13th Review Games and Activities with Beach Balls (0)
- 6th Basketball Fraction Review for 4th and 5th Grade (1)

#### April 2018

- 29th Outdoor Review Activities and Games (1)
- 22nd Mother's Day Gift Ideas and Activities for Upper Elementary (3)
- 15th FREE Division Practice with Donuts Activities (2)
- 11th Earth Day Activities for Upper Elementary (10)
- 8th Lines and Angles Activities with Twizzlers and Skittles (1)
- 1st Test Prep Coloring Pages | Motivational Quotes for Testing (9)

#### March 2018

- 25th Poetry Activities for Upper Elementary (6)
- 18th Spring Engineering Activities with Jelly Beans (5)
- 11th Review Games and Ideas with Plastic Eggs (2)
- 4th St. Patrick's Day Science Activity | Walking Rainbow (0)

#### February 2018

- 23rd Tips for Teaching RACE Constructed Response Strategy (3)
- 18th Reading Centers Management in 4th and 5th Grade (1)
- 14th Multiplying Fractions and Whole Numbers: Two Types of Problems (0)
- 11th Fraction Mats: Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers (0)
- 4th Valentine's Day Science Activity: Chocolate States of Matter (0)

#### January 2018

- 31st Multiplication and Division Game with Jenga Blocks (1)
- 28th Whole Number Game | FREE Jenga Game (3)
- 24th Valentine's Day Science Activity: Dissolving Candy Hearts in Varying Temperatures (0)
- 21st Valentine STEM and Reading Activity | Free Printables (3)
- 14th Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Regrouping (Using Manipulatives) (3)
- 10th Free Fraction Game | Jenga Fraction Review (0)
- 4th Free Decimals Game | Jenga Decimal Review (4)

#### December 2017

#### November 2017

- 27th FREE Reading Games and Centers for 4th and 5th Grade (14)
- 26th How To Make Spiral Review Work for You and Your Students (4)
- 20th Random Acts of Kindness Ideas for Students: FREE Christmas RAK Bingo (0)
- 19th Christmas Games for the Classroom (1)
- 14th Christmas Party Activity for Upper Elementary (1)
- 13th Christmas STEM Activity: Gumdrop Christmas Tree (3)
- 12th Division Strategies for 5th Grade (0)
- 11th Christmas Craft for Upper Elementary | Christmas Inventions Activity (2)
- 7th FREE Thanksgiving Puzzles | Math Logic Puzzles (4)
- 6th Thanksgiving Science Activity | Bending Bones (0)
- 5th Thanksgiving Writing Activities | Pie Tasting (1)
- 4th Apple Oxidation Science Experiment with FREE Science Reading Activity (0)
- 2nd Fall Engineering Activities and Challenges for Upper Elementary (1)

#### October 2017

- 29th How I Teach Math in 5th Grade (6)
- 22nd Whole Group Instruction and Activities for Math (1)
- 15th Halloween Activity | Halloween Party Idea for the Classroom (0)
- 8th FREE Math Partner Games for Multiplication and Division Facts (9)
- 1st Read Alouds for Teaching Point of View | Mentor Texts for Reading (1)

#### September 2017

- 23rd Promoting and Teaching Growth Mindset All Year Through Portfolios (4)
- 17th Read Alouds for Teaching Theme | Mentor Texts for Reading (7)
- 10th Read Alouds for Teaching Inferences | Mentor Texts for Reading (1)
- 3rd Read Alouds for Teaching Story Elements | Mentor Texts for Reading (12)

#### August 2017

- 27th Writing Portfolios in Upper Elementary (6)
- 20th Tips for Having a Substitute Teacher (Upper Elementary) (7)
- 13th Writer's Workshop Procedures to Teach (6)
- 6th Tips for Using Exit Slips in Upper Elementary (16)
- 2nd Texts to Use for Guided Reading (If You Don't Have a Bookroom) (3)

#### July 2017

- 30th Forming Guided Math Groups (Upper Elementary) (3)
- 26th FREE Math Pre-Assessments (Grades 3-5) (9)
- 22nd Organizing Math Centers (14)
- 19th Launching Guided Math Centers with FREE Starter Packs (12)
- 16th How to Launch Guided Math Centers in Upper Elementary (12)
- 12th Math Bulletin Boards for Upper Elementary (7)
- 9th Activities for Early Finishers (Upper Elementary) (1)
- 5th Multiplication and Division Practice | Free Math Facts Take Home Kits (23)
- 2nd Guided Reading Management | Tips for Managing Guided Reading Groups (3)

#### June 2017

- 25th Guided Math Procedures (1)
- 18th Scheduling Your Guided Math Block (19)
- 11th Lesson Plan Tips | How I Plan My Lessons (9)

#### May 2017

- 28th End of Year Reflection for Teachers (1)
- 14th End of Year Gifts for Students (Practical and Affordable Ideas for Upper Elementary) (7)

#### April 2017

- 30th Dear Teacher: What To Do When You Feel Like a Failure (22)
- 16th Test Prep Games {How to Use Board Games and Other Popular Games for Test Prep) (3)
- 2nd Outdoor Learning Activities for Upper Elementary (7)

#### March 2017

- 19th Spring Activities for Upper Elementary (3)
- 5th Online Testing Strategies: Prepare Your Students To Take Online Assessments (12)

#### February 2017

#### January 2017

#### December 2016

- 18th Types of Writing Lessons (Writing Workshop Ideas) (6)
- 11th Playing Spoons in the Classroom {Highly Engaging Review Game} (25)
- 4th Organizing Anchor Charts (7)

#### November 2016

- 27th How to Get Students Excited About Writing (2)
- 20th Writing Toolkits (Free Writing Resources for Upper Elementary) (27)
- 13th Thanksgiving Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Printables} (2)
- 6th What To Do When Your Students Fail a Test (1)

#### October 2016

- 30th Assessing Math Centers (4)
- 23rd Planning Read Alouds in Upper Elementary (5)
- 16th How to Get Your Students to Follow Directions (7)
- 9th Halloween Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Printables} (5)
- 2nd Guided Reading Binder for Upper Elementary {Free Forms} (26)

#### September 2016

- 25th How to Plan a Math Lesson (Whole Group) (7)
- 18th Read Alouds in Upper Elementary (10)
- 11th Classroom Management Tips for Upper Elementary (6)
- 3rd September 11th Lesson Idea (Free Printables to Use with Paired Read Alouds) (4)

#### August 2016

- 28th Guided Reading Materials for Upper Elementary (13)
- 21st 8 Ways to Help Students Be Successful with Word Problems in Upper Elementary (5)
- 14th Reading Professional Development Books for Upper Elementary Teachers (6)
- 7th Back to School Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {FREE Printables} (14)

#### July 2016

- 31st Engaging Reading Interest Survey Activity {Free} (6)
- 24th New to Teaching 5th Grade (16)
- 17th Math Tools {Lots of Freebies} (78)
- 10th 10 Ways to Get Students Writing in Math (11)
- 3rd How I Teach Reading in 5th Grade (50)

#### June 2016

- 26th Track Data from Assessments with This Simple Form (Freebie) (6)
- 19th Math Manipulatives for 5th Grade (Free Printable Activities) (5)
- 12th Reading Centers for Upper Elementary (47)
- 5th What to Expect When Teaching 5th Graders (44)

#### May 2016

- 29th Tips for Standards Based Grading (3)
- 22nd 5th Grade ELA Pacing Guide {Free} (35)
- 15th 5 Ways to Prevent Summer Slide in Upper Elementary (2)
- 8th Preparing Students for the Next Grade Level (0)
- 1st End of Year Literacy Activities and Ideas (0)

#### April 2016

- 27th Front Row: Free Math + ELA Practice for Your Students! (6)
- 24th End of Year Math Activities and Ideas (5)
- 17th Minute to Win It Games in the Classroom (7)
- 10th Playing Pie Face Game in the Classroom {Engaging Test Prep} (11)
- 6th The Behavior Management Strategy that Saved My Sanity (0)
- 3rd Partner Reading in Upper Elementary (9)

#### March 2016

- 30th Alternative Seating in the Classroom (16)
- 27th Increase Motivation, Engagement, and Mastery with Student Choice (Using Choice Boards) (7)
- 23rd How to Plan and Use Test Prep Centers (3)
- 18th Using The Gardener to Teach the Influence of Point of View RL.5.6 (Spring Mentor Text) (14)
- 16th Spring Read Alouds for Upper Elementary (9)
- 13th Ways to Make Paper and Pencil Test Prep Review Engaging (0)
- 9th Bean Boozled in the Classroom (Jelly Belly Challenge): Engaging Test Prep (3)
- 6th Speed Answering: An Engaging Test Prep Review for Constructed Response (0)
- 2nd Playing Jenga: Engaging Test Prep (3)

#### February 2016

- 28th 7 Ways to Support Students with Math Centers (6)
- 24th St. Patrick's Day Activities for Upper Elementary (2)
- 21st 7 Ways to Support Students with Constructed Response Reading Questions (1)
- 17th Fundraising Ideas for Schools and Teachers (5)
- 14th Higher Level Math Centers for Upper Elementary Students {Including Free Centers} (13)
- 10th Solving Word Problems Without Relying on Key Words (87)
- 7th Textbook Reading Tips {How to Make Textbooks Engaging and Comprehensible!} (6)
- 3rd Teaching Students How to Justify Answers in Math (5)

#### January 2016

- 31st Valentine's Day Activities for Upper Elementary (3)
- 27th 3 Ways to Use Flocabulary to Enhance Test Prep Review (4)
- 24th Why I Went Back to Teaching (28)
- 20th Groundhog Day Activities {Free Printables} (3)
- 17th Generating Writing Topics Using Lists {Writing Workshop Ideas} (7)
- 13th Field Trip Activities {Free Field Trip Resources} (7)
- 10th Math Groups (Two Ways I Use Math Groups in my Classroom) (24)
- 6th Word Study Activity for Upper Elementary (3)
- 3rd Winter Activities for Upper Elementary (0)

#### December 2015

- 30th Engaging Ways to Review (4)
- 27th You've Taught the Procedures...Now What? (2)
- 23rd Teaching Order of Operations {Free INB Template} (5)
- 20th Amazing Race { Fun Test Prep Review } (5)
- 16th 5 Ways to Effectively Teach Paired Texts and Paired Passages {Free Posters and Center} (6)
- 13th Winter Break Packet Ideas for Upper Elementary {Freebie Included} (3)
- 12th How to Implement Close Reading in Science {Freebie Included} (9)
- 11th Implementing Math Error Analysis in Your Classroom {Freebie Included} (7)
- 10th 4 Ways to Gamify Your Language Instruction {Freebie Included} (6)
- 9th My #1 Tip for Making Math Centers Work {Freebie Included} (7)
- 8th 5 Reasons to Use Reading Centers in Upper Elementary (Free Reading Center Included) (4)
- 6th Christmas Activities for Upper Elementary (0)
- 2nd Christmas Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Activities} (5)

#### November 2015

- 29th Behavior Management Ideas for Surviving the Holiday Months (0)
- 25th Candy Cane Activities for Upper Elementary {Free} (22)
- 22nd Quizizz {A Self Paced Online Review Game} (15)
- 18th Persuasive Writing Anchor Charts for Struggling Writers {Lots of Pictures} (11)
- 15th Getting Started with Math Centers (20)
- 11th Teaching Students How to Study (14)
- 8th Thanksgiving Activities for Upper Elementary (6)
- 4th Veterans Day Activities for Upper Elementary (4)
- 1st Thanksgiving Science Activities {With Cranberries} (3)

#### October 2015

- 28th Easy No Prep Physical and Chemical Changes Activity for Fall (2)
- 25th Managing Math Centers in Upper Elementary (8)
- 24th 5th Grade Math Pacing Guide {Free} (18)
- 21st Fall Activities for Upper Elementary Classrooms (1)
- 18th 5 Ways to Hold Students Accountable in Reading (15)
- 14th Independent Reading Conferences {A Guide to Getting Started} (18)
- 11th The Widow's Broom: A Halloween Read Aloud for Upper Grades (15)
- 9th Student Created Newsletters (FREE Classroom Newsletter Templates) (5)
- 7th Columbus Day Activity for Upper Grades (4)
- 4th Halloween Activities and Ideas for Upper Elementary (2)

#### September 2015

- 30th Candy Corn Activities (7)
- 27th Teaching Decimals (6)
- 26th Fall Science Experiment: Dissolving Pumpkins (4)
- 22nd How to Have an Effective Dismissal (8)
- 20th My Favorite Read Aloud: The Sweetest Fig {Lots of Freebies} (3)
- 13th 5 Ways to Simplify Homework Management (7)
- 6th Using Scoot to Assess in Math (7)
- 3rd Choice Board Scoring Resources {Freebies} (7)
- 2nd Teaching a Conceptual Understanding of Basic Multiplication and Division {Freebies} (10)

#### July 2015

- 26th Math Charts to Start the Year (7)
- 23rd Data Tracking Forms {Free} (28)
- 19th A Simple Strategy to Stop Arguing and Talking Back (8)
- 12th Solving Multi-Part Word Problems {Freebie Printable Chart} (2)
- 5th Using Wonder to Teach All the Common Core Literature Standards (42)
- 1st Constructed Response Freebie {Math is Real Life} (2)

#### June 2015

- 23rd Organizing Papers in an Upper Elementary Classroom (5)
- 18th Implementing Rigorous Paired Passage Instruction (15)
- 3rd New Nephew & Free Baby Printables for the Classroom (1)

#### May 2015

- 22nd End of Year Student Gifts (4)
- 20th 5th Grade Graduation (5)
- 8th Behavior Incentive for End of Year (2)

#### April 2015

- 15th Test Prep Dress Up - Engaging Test Prep (4)
- 10th Unshakeable - Uncover the Compelling Reason for Every Lesson You Teach! (4)
- 1st Plan an Easter Egg Hunt Freebie! (0)

#### March 2015

- 29th Test Prep Egg Hunt Activity (8)
- 21st Great Depression Poster Project Freebie (2)
- 13th Lucky You! St. Patrick's Day Freebies (8)
- 4th Measurement Freebie {Winter Themed} (0)
- 1st What Can You Put in an Interactive Notebook? {Freebie Included} (4)

#### February 2015

- 9th Differentiated Fraction Tasks {And FREEBIE Computation Challenge} (0)
- 4th Math is Real Life - 5.NF.3 Freebie! (1)

#### January 2015

- 31st Preparing Students for Online Assessments {Online Test Prep} (3)
- 26th 5th Grade Schedule (Self-Contained) (10)
- 24th 5th Grade Fractions | Pacing and Checklist (4)
- 10th 5th Grade Reading Center {Low Prep and FREE!} (7)
- 6th Multiplication Facts Strategy for Upper Grades {Freebies} (4)

#### December 2014

#### November 2014

- 30th Time Saving Tips this Christmas Season (3)
- 28th Autism is...What Having an Autistic Child is Like (16)
- 23rd Partial Quotients: Easy Breezy Division {Lots of Freebies} (19)
- 22nd Math Warm Ups {Guest Post: Freebie} (2)
- 16th Writing Choice Boards (8)
- 9th Paired Passages {Differentiated and Scaffolded!} (1)
- 5th Halloween Freebie {Buying Candy After Halloween} (3)

#### October 2014

- 13th Easy and Engaging Writing Ideas (3)
- 5th Transition Words {Interactive Notebook} Freebie! (5)
- 1st Measurement Conversions Activity {Freebie} (1)

#### September 2014

- 17th Teaching Persuasive Writing with a Mentor Text (3)
- 13th Common Core Gradebook {Free!} (11)
- 8th Organizing Papers to Grade (8)
- 6th Show the LOVE with Word Problems! (11)
- 3rd School Store Math Freebie {Real World Math Task} (3)

#### August 2014

- 28th Controlling Excessive Talking in the Classroom (13)
- 8th Back to School Classroom Management and Decor Freebie (9)

#### July 2014

- 27th Organizing Math Centers (244)
- 22nd Good Questions for Math Teaching {Data and Chance} (2)
- 21st Using Word Problems in Interactive Math Notebooks (Regularly Incorporate Word Problems Into Your Math Instruction) (6)
- 17th Easy Ways to Have Students Share Their Reading with Others (9)
- 7th Reader's Response Letters {Rigorous CCSS Aligned Checklists} (14)
- 2nd Math is Real Life - Plan a Trip: Freebies! (2)

#### June 2014

- 24th Measurement Activities and Questions to Ask (2)
- 10th June 2014 Stitch Fix Review (4)
- 4th Math is Real Life - Wedding Planning Math (6)

#### April 2014

#### March 2014

- 9th Active Engagement Strategies (4)
- 5th Multiplying Mixed Numbers: Free Printables {Math is Real Life} (12)

#### February 2014

- 17th Common Core Reading Review Homework (19)
- 9th Quick and Easy Social Studies Ideas (4)
- 5th Elapsed Time Freebie (3)

#### January 2014

- 18th Word Study in the Upper Grades (7)
- 12th Using Kidblog to Engage {and Assess} (20)
- 5th How to Review After a Long Break from School (2)

#### December 2013

#### November 2013

- 20th Guided Math in the Upper Grades (46)
- 4th Data Tracking {A Fun & Delicious Way to Track Data} (6)

#### October 2013

- 30th Measurement Conversions for Kids Who Just Don't Get It (9)
- 27th Division Practice: Division of the Day (3)
- 22nd Guided Reading Organization (2)

#### September 2013

- 28th Interactive Hall Displays (7)
- 22nd Give Them Choice with Reading Choice Boards (8)
- 15th Teaching Main Idea of Nonfiction Text *3 Different Ways* (5)
- 8th 4th Grade Interactive Math Notebooks (7)
- 2nd How to Embed Close Reading in a Reading Lesson (12)

#### August 2013

- 14th Classroom Tour (16)
- 1st Easy Prep Math Centers: Roll and Answer Games {Freebies} (12)

#### July 2013

- 28th Writing Workshop Idea for Gathering Seeds: I Bet You Didn't Know! (3)
- 23rd Writing Workshop: Gathering Seeds (7)
- 17th Advanced Thinking Strategies in Math (2)
- 16th Interactive Student Notebook Extravaganza! (18)
- 3rd Math Problem Solving Strategies (15)

#### June 2013

- 23rd Close Reading Resources {Mega Kit} (11)
- 19th Common Core Reading: Teaching Story Elements (2)
- 18th Teaching Theme and Summarizing : Common Core Reading Freebies (3)
- 17th Making Inferences Freebies (7)
- 12th Math Interactive Notebooks (7)

#### May 2013

- 13th Multiplying and Dividing Fractions: Fraction Fun with Snacks! {Freebies} (8)
- 5th Field Day Centers {Keep Them Engaged All Day!} (1)

#### April 2013

- 29th End of the Year Math Projects: Extreme Playground Makeover (3)
- 21st Hands On Test Prep for Upper Grades (6)
- 12th Get Them Moving! Test Prep Gallery Walk (19)
- 8th Test Prep: Graffiti Style (10)
- 4th Roller Coaster Fun: Potential and Kinetic Energy Review (12)

#### March 2013

- 12th Teachers Pay Teachers Tips and Advice (5)
- 1st Test Taking Tips for Reading (3)

#### February 2013

- 14th A FREE Assessment Resource for Reading and Language (2)
- 9th Teaching Theme in the Upper Grades and a FREEBIE! (20)

#### January 2013

- 31st Math Assessment Accommodations Made Easy! (5)
- 25th 100th Day of School for Upper Elementary (2)
- 15th Going From Files to Binders (22)
- 7th Reading is Thinking: Using Thinkmarks (15)
- 6th Test Taking Strategies {Teaching Students to "Work the Text"} (9)

#### December 2012

- 27th 6 Traits Writing and a Secret Code to Improve Narrative Writing (7)
- 11th A Behavior Management Tip to Keeping Your Sanity During the Holidays (7)
- 8th Reading Strategies: "Work" the Text (7)
- 3rd Interpreting Remainders {Anchor Charts, Ideas, and Activities} (6)
- 2nd Division Fun and a Tropical Christmas Freebie (7)

#### November 2012

- 21st Teaching Math Through Cognitively Demanding Tasks (3)
- 4th Winter Math: Free Constructed Response Practice (2)
- 1st Halloween Math Constructed Response Practice (0)

#### October 2012

- 29th Free Fraction Center {Nacho Math} (6)
- 15th Using Poetry in Reader's Workshop (7)
- 5th Struggling Readers Take Home Book for Comprehension Practice (10)

#### September 2012

- 30th Morning Work Freebies to Start the Year (3)
- 15th Daily Three in an Upper Grades Classroom (26)
- 9th Personal Word Collector for the Teacher (2)
- 3rd Teaching Volume (0)
- 1st Halloween Freebie (1)

#### August 2012

- 30th Shared Reading for Upper Grades: Poetry Website (2)
- 19th Teaching Classroom Procedures (4)
- 16th 4th Grade Common Core Math Games {Free} (2)
- 7th Sentence Stems for Comprehension Strategies Free! (10)
- 5th Math Constructed Response Tasks {and Smoothie Math Center Freebie} (1)

#### July 2012

- 29th Back to School Activities {Free} (7)
- 27th Multiplying and Dividing Fractions: OH MY! (2)
- 21st Math Common Core Assessments and a Fun Idiom Freebie (5)
- 14th Math Centers and Printable Resources for 5th Grade Common Core Math (0)
- 10th Math WarmUps & Reviews for Common Core (4)

#### June 2012

- 10th Guided Reading Notes (14)
- 2nd 6 Traits Writing Board *Cafe Inspired* and Checklist (9)

#### May 2012

- 30th Classroom Pictures 2011-12 (0)