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Try this escape room with your class today! Students will be on a quest to save Max the dog from the pound, by solving a string of literacy and language arts questions. All questions focus on the topics of synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and homographs. 5th Grade Ela, Third Grade Reading, Fourth Grade, 5th Grade Games, Grade 2, Escape Room, 4th Grade Classroom, Classroom Activities, Library Activities

Cracking the Classroom Code™ Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones Escape Room

Try this escape room with your class today! Students will be on a quest to save Max the dog from the pound, by solving a string of literacy and language arts questions. All questions focus on the topics of synonyms, antonyms, homophones, and homographs. Students in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade are sure to love this language arts review game. Students will try to breakout this dog from a risky situation, and escape his fate!

This actually ties in ratios to mystery elements. She begins a mini-unit on mysteries! You could use a read aloud mystery, and throw in some elements of mystery as well. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Art Lessons, Detective, The Westing Game, Genre Study, Book Study

Ratios and Mysteries!

Sometimes I'm hesitant to post anchor charts because I don't have a ton of information or activities to go with them, but I thought I'd go for it anyway! These are two that we have done this week as we get started on our next units. In math, we are beginning to do some work on ratios and rates. This is a totally new concept to these 5th graders, so an anchor chart was definitely in order! Ratios Anchor Chart Then, we began a mini-unit on mysteries! We are reading The Westing Game (which is a…

Mystery Unit Anchor Chart -- turn into foldable to brainstorm for mystery stories Genre Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Curriculum, Genre Study, 4th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Education And Literacy, Narrative Writing, Writing Tips

Mystery Unit Anchor Charts

Here are the anchor charts I will use during our Mystery Unit of study in Reading Workshop. This first one was inspired by a poster I saw on Pinterest. The others I created myself using information I read in the Lucy Calkins' Curriculum Plan for the Reading Workshop.

Roll a story template Writing Games, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Story Elements Activities, Primary Teaching, Writing Ideas

Roll-A-Story is a fun way to work on story elements, story telling, character development, and so much more. Use this as a partner activity, in centers, or as part of a fiction writing unit.

A Lego Game is quick to prepare, fun to play, and perfect for your Lego lover! Develop critical thinking skills and creativity with this Lego Challenge. Lego Activities, Lego Games, Lego Math, Travel Activities, Outdoor Summer Activities, Lego Challenge, Lego Club, Lego Projects, Play

Lego Game - The Activity Mom

A Lego Game is quick to prepare, fun to play, and perfect for your Lego lover! Develop critical thinking skills and creativity with this Lego Challenge.

a Text Detective!" {FREE Reading Response Mini-booklet} Free graphic organizer: I’m a Text Detective {FREE Reading Response…Free graphic organizer: I’m a Text Detective {FREE Reading Response… Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Reading Comprehension, Free Reading, Reading Groups, Close Reading Lessons, Comprehension Worksheets, Reading Worksheets

Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas!: Fern's Freebie Friday ~ I'm a Text Detective Reading Response Mini-Booklet

Storybird- a wonderful site for children to be able to create stories through fabulous art work. Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember. Talk 4 Writing, Writing Prompts For Kids, Picture Writing Prompts, Narrative Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing A Book, Writing Worksheets

Storybird - Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember.

Become a better writer with Storybird’s creativity tools. Online courses, challenges, and reader feedback will help you improve your writing.

Third grade was supposed to teach this unit back in January, but at that time we did not have enough books at a variety of levels for our st. Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading, Reading Lessons, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Detective Theme, Genre Study, Mystery Genre

Mystery Unit

Third grade was supposed to teach this unit back in January, but at that time we did not have enough books at a variety of levels for our students to read. In order for a balanced literacy framework to be successful you definitely need to have the appropriate materials. So we switched it to March. I placed my leveled mysteries on the top of the classroom library shelves for easy access by my readers. They were very excited about all of the new books (I did not have these in the library prior…

2 Detective Activities inspired by The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey from Toddler Approved. Great for a mystery party! Reading Activities, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Police Activities, Activity Ideas, Reading Skills, Toddler Fun, Toddler Crafts, Kids Crafts

2 Detective Activities inspired by The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey - Toddler Approved

This post is sponsored by BabbaCo by Jessica Kim! This month we are excited to share two simple book-related activities created exclusively to go along with The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey by Stan and Jan Berenstain which was featured in October’s BabbaBox. October’s BabbaBox was detective themed and even included a special gift for subscribers that was curatedContinue Reading

2 Detective Activities inspired by The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey from Toddler Approved. Great for a mystery party! Reading Activities, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Police Activities, Activity Ideas, Reading Skills, Toddler Fun, Toddler Crafts, Kids Crafts

2 Detective Activities inspired by The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey - Toddler Approved

This post is sponsored by BabbaCo by Jessica Kim! This month we are excited to share two simple book-related activities created exclusively to go along with The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey by Stan and Jan Berenstain which was featured in October’s BabbaBox. October’s BabbaBox was detective themed and even included a special gift for subscribers that was curatedContinue Reading

Here are the anchor charts I will use during our Mystery Unit of study in Reading Workshop. This first one was inspired by a poster I saw on. Readers Workshop, Writing Workshop, Detective, Professor, Mystery Genre, Mystery Stories, Mystery Novels, Third Grade Reading, Second Grade

Mystery Unit Anchor Charts

Here are the anchor charts I will use during our Mystery Unit of study in Reading Workshop. This first one was inspired by a poster I saw on Pinterest. The others I created myself using information I read in the Lucy Calkins' Curriculum Plan for the Reading Workshop.

Sample page from "Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study." A fun… 2nd Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Reading, Third Grade, Narrative Writing, Fiction Writing, Writing Process, Writing Tips, Mystery Stories For Kids, Genre Activities

Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study

Sample page from "Mystery Writing: A Fictional Narrative Unit of Study." A fun and engaging 5 week writing unit for 2nd grade (could also be used for 3-4th grades). Includes detailed lesson plans that guide and support you and your students through the writing process, with anchor charts and planning sheets to help create mystery stories to be proud of! $

This past weekend I posted Unit 5 in my grade reading workshop curriculum series:  Different Types of Fiction.I am definitely super excited to be done with it, but now I'm working on a shared Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Logs, Shared Reading, Fun Learning, Types Of Fiction, Reading Genres, Mystery Genre

Different types of fiction - Learning at the Primary Pond

This past weekend I posted Unit 5 in my 2nd grade reading workshop curriculum series: Different Types of Fiction. I am definitely super excited to be done with it, but now I’m working on a shared reading guide that will go with the units, so the project is not over!! I hope to have the […]

This is a template for a book report on any mystery. Have fun being detectives! Book Review Template, Book Report Templates, Third Grade Writing, 3rd Grade Reading, Library Lesson Plans, Library Lessons, Student Teaching, Teaching Reading, Genre Lessons

Book Report for Any Mystery

This is a template for a book report on any mystery. Have fun being detectives!

Writing Mystery Stories Notebook and Activities - quotes Work On Writing, Writing Workshop, Kids Writing, Writing A Book, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Worksheets, Writing Lessons, Writing Tips

Writing Mystery Stories Notebook and Activities

WRITING MYSTERY STORIES NOTEBOOK AND ACTIVITIES - TeachersPayTeachers.com