Taking KWL Charts Up a Notch: Encouraging Wonder, Curiosity, and Reflection Throughout Any Unit

an interactive KWL chart you'll actually use

Get all of the printables pictured below delivered to your email! The KWL Chart (Know/Want to know/Learned) is a great tool for helping students activate prior knowledge and review concepts that have been learned. It’s one of the first graphic organizers most pre-service teachers learn about, and teachers use it across all grade levels and … Continue reading Taking KWL Charts Up a Notch: Encouraging Wonder, Curiosity, and Reflection Throughout Any Unit

Pi Day Activities in 5th Grade

Call me a nerd if you’d like, but I’ll unabashedly claim Pi Day as my absolute favorite holiday as a teacher! Obviously, I love the yearly excuse to eat a few bites of every kind of pie imaginable (so much so, in fact, that I’ve started hosting a yearly Pi Day party at my house … Continue reading Pi Day Activities in 5th Grade