PD 4/27/16 Mrs. Perkins' Dolch Words Professor Garfield: Welcome to the Teacher's Lounge Helpful Information for Parents and Teachers Listen to an overview of the Professor Garfield website by Madelyn Ferris, board member of the Professor Garfield Foundation, with Mark Gura who oversees the literacy Special Interest Group of ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education.) Special Episode: Professor Garfield The purpose of the Professor Garfield Teachers' Lounge Section is to provide free, user-friendly, and standards-based learning materials for the classroom teacher, parent, tutor, or mentor. Our highly respected educational partner, Ball State University, is guiding the development of this section based on scientifically proven principles, best practices, and proven classroom methodology. Materials included on the Professor Garfield site are developed and reviewed by educational experts who have the best interests of students and educators in mind. The initial phase of PGF is focused on K - 3 with emphasis on reading and writing skills.

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Search Looking Back and Moving Forward Pre-K-2 This final lesson of the unit reviews the work of the previous lessons through a variety of activity stations, one of which involves using an interactive graphing tool. Students model with buttons and record addition and subtraction. Measuring with Our Foot Students measure the same distances as in the previous lesson using an outline cutout of their own foot. What’s Next? Pre-K-2, 3-5 In this lesson, students make patterns with objects, read patterns and find patterns in the environment. National Population Projections In this activity, students examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate population projections from 1990-2100. State Population Projections In this activity, students examine the United States Census Bureau Web site to investigate projections of the total population of states from 1995-2025. High Temperature Every Beat Of Your Heart Maintaining the Balance Finding the Balance A Brownie Bake

Mindfulness All About Adolescent Literacy | AdLit.org 5th Grade Number Activities This page provides samples of 5th Grade Number Activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards. All activities are suitable for use in Math Centers, small group or whole class settings and are designed to provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and mathematical thinking. All files are in PDF format. Sample activities listed in blue are available for immediate download. Activities listed in **grey are included in our 5th Grade Math Centers eBook. 5th GRADE NUMBER ACTIVITIES: OPERATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING Write and interpret numerical expressions5.OA.A.1 Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.Sample Activities: Target Number DashNumerical Expressions Clock 5.OA.A.2 Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. Analyze patterns and relationships5.OA.B.3 Generate two numerical patterns using two given rules.

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