This power point contains the basics for teaching CHAMPs expectations at the beginning of the year or as a reminder throughout the year. The slides have been created from a white board resource and therefore cannot be edited in this format. A CD is available at school which contains the whiteboard presentation.

Stories to Grow by With Hootie Owl is a site that has fairy tales and children's plays with a positive theme. The stories are available on audio and in text form and have writing assignments and plays to go along with it.

Teach these cheers to students for use in cooperative learning groups to promote team building within the classroom. Print on card stock and hole punch to place on a ring for easy access.

eThemes is a source for content-rich, kid-safe online resources that will help enhance teaching . eThemes provides free access to collections of websites on many topics. Alphabetical List

This sheet is placed inside the student's test folder for parent signature. Change the nine weeks session at the top of each page and include teacher name and web address before printing.

This is an interactive site that allows teachers to connect to the state benchmarks and standards to "Make Connections". Lesson plans, websites, and resources are also available on this site.

This is a power point presentation that can be printed as posters of 6 strategies for reading comprehension. The information for the power point was obtained from this site.

These power points contain strategies for reviewing cooperative learning structures with students. They are the same strategies, just two different power points.

Print from a power point slide onto tag paper. Take this to the Office Store and have it laminated with thick laminating paper. Use for cooperative learning groups. Flat, takes up less space than wipe erase boards.

This chart contains all the types of tools needed for demonstrating every day math activities. It would be great to use when introducing a new concept or reviewing old concepts as needed, or to create your own EDC monthly charts.

You will need either 2 sets of 0 to 9 digit cards or dice and a recording sheet. Use the cards or dice to build a number using the place value chart and expanded form to compare two players numbers.

The object of the game is to write 2, 3, or 4 digit numbers from smallest to largest. Each player creates a recording sheet. They take turns rolling the number cubes and deciding how to arrange the numbers to create a new number. After stating the number, the player decides where to write the number on the recording sheet. If a player is not able to write a number in an empty square, the player loses a turn. Play continues until one player has filled in the recording sheet and proves that the numbers are in sequence from smallest to largest.

Students use this sheet for recording answers to math task cards below. Teacher can also fill in the blanks with more specific center activities for students to complete during the week.

This station is a set of cards with answers. The objective is to have students practice counting out money with the fewest number of bills and coins possible. Place cards in a zip lock bag with appropriate play money. Money amounts do not include hundreds.

This has multiples for 2 through 12. There is a set in 6 different colors for differentiating the pieces for your different cooperative groups. The multiples of each color can be cut as reference cards to keep in the team basket or folder. They can also be cut apart and placed in a snack bag for the students to practice sequencing when finished classwork.

This is a Times Table Checklist for kids to complete. They are to put a star in the box next to the facts they know, put the answer next to the facts they are unsure of. There is room for up to 3 stars and checks for each fact.

This chart is used during the course of a couple of weeks to help students chart their progress with basic facts. Each day 10-15 flash cards are held up for a quiz. The students fold their papers 4 ways in a hot dog fold and list the quizes for the week on one sheet of paper. Students check their paper with their shoulder partner. Each child records the number correct on the progress record. Students who show improvement daily receive a fish slip.

This is a set of papers to place on a manilla folder as stations for practice with a stop watch. Change the stations signs to fit the times table being used.

Place Value Practice:
Copy one set for each team of 2 people on tag or index cards. Cut apart. Place in individual zip locks for group work.
- Practice place value order : ones, tens... Also [ractice reading large numbers or practice with base 10 blocks and expanded form.

All numbers ending in 0,1,2,3,and4 are yellow (caution- slow up- don't go on);Green-all numbers ending in 5,6,7,8,9- round up to the higher number; Red- all numbers ending in zero -

This station is played with 2 students who take one card and write the answers on a wipe erase board. The buddy either praises or coaches his team mate to the correct answer. (They quiz each other and then trade cards.)