Engaging Constitution Day Activities for Kids

Quick and easy classroom activities for Constitution Day! Use these ideas, resources, and games to teach upper elementary and middle school kids about the history, meaning, and purpose of the US Constitution.

8 Strategies for Teaching Fiction Summary Writing

Teach students in upper elementary and middle school how to summarize fiction using these fun and engaging strategies. Use these strategies for anchor charts, graphic organizers, writing prompts, and more!

How to Teach Kids the States and Capitals

Use these fun activities and ideas to help your students remember the US states and capitals! Seven memorization strategies are included to make learning effective and fun!

Close Reading Tips for Teachers

Close reading is a strategy that requires critical analysis of a short but complex text. Maximize the effectiveness of your next close reading with these seven quick tips! Use these tips for teaching elementary, middle, and high school students.

Free SMART Goals Planning Template for Elementary and Middle School Students

Teach your students how to set SMART goals with this free printable and digital planning template. Use it with upper elementary, middle school, and high school students. The graphic organizer includes a description of each letter of the SMART goals acronym, close sentences for students to complete, and a step-by-step action plan.

Speech Writing Outline and Format for Students

Use this outline to teach students in upper elementary, middle school, and high school how to write an organized speech. This step-by-step guide is perfect for introducing students to public speaking.

18 Creative Writing Prompts For Kids and Teens

Get students excited about writing with 18 fun and imaginative creative writing prompts! Kids and teens in upper elementary, middle, and high school will love responding to these writing tasks!

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