Are you looking for a spring resource?
Teaching in the spring can be challenging. Students have spring fever and are so distracted. You need some great spring teaching resources to engage your students. In this blog post, I am recommending some of my favorite spring resources.
Spring Teaching Resources
Check out this blended learning resource from Mentoring in the Middle with Marion Piersol-Miller
The best of blended learning, this project uses math, research, social studies, and critical thinking. Students will love this project as they explore baseball teams and their history, as well as foods served at baseball stadiums. What a great way to keep your students engaged in the spring!
This NO PREP resource from Mrs Proton Priest
Are you looking for an activity about human impact on the environment and global climate change? These NO PREP human impact notes help middle school science students learn about how human activities impact the environment.
Included in this resource:
- Human Activities and Global Climate Change Sketch Notes and Answers
- Human Impact CER options, Answer Keys, and Rubric
- Printable Human Activities Quiz and Answer Key
- Links to a Quiz on Google forms, Google Slides, Digital CERs, and a Kahoot
These awesome daily agendas from Mrs. B's Brainy Bunch
These Digital Agenda Templates include 54 Shiplap and Chalkboard Daily Agenda Templates. The daily agenda slides help your administrators see exactly what they are observing during your evaluations – all year long! Project your EDITABLE Google slides templates on your whiteboard or smart board, or upload to the Google Classroom or your class website so your students and parents can view from home.
From Looking to the Past with Mary Jenkins, you don't want to miss this awesome unit!
Why did civilization develop near the Yellow and Yangtze Rivers? Travel the paths of the Huang He (Yellow) and Chang Jiang (Yangtze) Rivers on their amazing journey through China to discover how they created the Cradle of Chinese Civilization. Students and teachers will love the reading passages in this unit!
Here’s what’s included:
- Yellow and Yangtze Rivers – 6-page Reading discussing the significance of the Yellow and Yangtze Rivers to Chinese history, including the impact of the Three Gorges Dam.
- Differentiated Comprehension Checks – Graphic Organizer and Full-Sentence formats with Differentiation for Vocabulary.
- 18–Slide PPT/Word Wall which includes all vocabulary/definitions along with maps and key visuals from
- Readings for projection and class discussion.
- Complete Answer Keys
- Links to high quality YouTube and DVD videos to support this curriculum
These worksheets from A Math Mission by Lisa Yeip
These worksheets are great for homework, math centers, stations, substitute plans or extra practice or review of multiplication of fractions with whole numbers, including visual models and word problems. There are 3 different mazes to choose from increasing in difficulty which make these great for differentiation. They’re super easy to just print and use! No prep!
Included in this resource:
- Teacher instructions
- 3 mazes (1 uses models, 1 is basic problems, 1 is word problems)
- Choose to use the mazes with fractions in simplest form or not in simplest form, both ways are included
- Answer key
- Grid to record work
And finally, my resource from Teaching Science With Lynda R Williams
This resource is a set of 21 food web worksheets. Each worksheet has a food web diagram. They cover a variety of habitats and food webs. Students will analyze the food web diagram and answer the questions. The focus is on the flow of energy in the food web and patterns of interactions between organisms. These food web pages are great for homework, independent work, review, bell work, and more. Can be used as science sub plans in middle school or upper elementary. Students will think critically while analyzing these food webs.
This resource includes:
- Twenty-one food web diagram pages
- Background information for the teacher
- Answer keys
- A variety of habitats