Let's Improve Our Math Facts! This package contains Study Sheets and Drills Sheets for facts involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Our self-checking fold-back sheets can be laminated; they are self-checking for individual use and can also be used for home study of basic facts. Focusing on a specific operation, drills can be given daily until expected speed and accuracy level is attained. Drill sheets can be cut into strips when focusing on a specific group, e.g. facts of 8. You can also send drill sheets home for study and practice. Students can graph their individual results while they are striving to improve their own speed and score. With all of the information contained in this unit and hard work, your students will all become a "Math Whiz"!
Get to know your students and build up their self-esteem this back-to-school season. The ideas and activities in this unit are designed to encourage creativity. Encourage your students to share what they did over the summer. What are some interesting things about your students that make them special? Incorporate students activities with groups, such as a time capsule or time line. Finish off each month with a Mission Impossible activity as a special day treat.
Discover the fascinating world of Owls! Getting to know owls is an interesting challenge and a great topic to develop research skills. Brainstorm with your students and record the facts and ideas they think they know about owls. As your unit develops, refer to the initial brainstorming charts to see how accurate your knowledge was. Some of the different owls you will be researching include the Barn Owl, the Great Horned Owl, the Snowy Owl, the Screech Owl, the Elf Owl, and the Barred Owl. You will also research the different parts of an owl. The activities in this unit focus on the following skills: creative writing, brainstorming, word study, phonics, research and art. These activities can be completed individually or in a small group. Have fun with your students discovering all the different species of owls and their similarities and differences!
A sweet sign of spring in Canada comes from a natural sugar making factory - the maple tree. Take a trip to the sugar bush and explore this marvellous maple tree. The activities in this package focus on these skills: Brainstorming, Word Development, Research, Creative, Art, and Language.
Thematic and Seasonal Charts can be used to track activities, tasks and work habits. Record sheets can be taped to students' desktops, or taped on the inside cover of a notebook, and used to monitor behaviour, to reinforce specific work habits or to reward achievement. Thematic record sheets can be used to monitor the activities students complete.
Share the fun and adventure of summer with your class. This package contains 50 summer activities which focus on the following skills: word study, brainstorming, art, creative writing, phonics, and printing. Use this unit in September as students return from summer vacation with many experiences to talk and write about. Alternatively, use this unit in May or June as an introduction to summer fun and adventures.
The dog has been called man's best friend. From the earliest records of man's struggle for survival, the dog has been his active partner. Study the fascinating world of canines and the diverse contributions they have made to man. This unit contains information sheets and activities intended to supplement a reading program of dog stories (real and fictionalized).