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  • Defines pulleys and encourages students to find and understand the functions of pulleys in their daily environments. Includes an experiment for understanding how pulleys work.
  • Use this 'Worksheets: Story Grammar' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheets: Story Grammar'. Story grammar helps break down the important elements of a story for students. By isolating these elements, students can better understand the story as a whole. These worksheets for character, setting, plot, and conclusion help.Common Core: ELA: Reading Literature: RL.5.3
  • Use this 'She or Her? Grammar and Classics' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'She or Her? Grammar and Classics'. This innovative lesson uses the first chapter of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland to help students understand the difference between "she" and "her". A grammar drill that's fun for everyone!
  • This mini-unit focuses on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Context clue questions help students to better understand the world's oldest (in continual use) Constitution.
  • This Chance and Probability (elem, upper el, middle) Worksheet is perfect to practice probability skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Chance and Probability (elem, upper el, middle) Worksheet. Several activities to help students understand the differences between chance and probability. Common Core: Grade 6 Statistics and Probability: 6.SP.A.1, 6.SPA.2
  • Use this 'Comprehension: Idioms (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Idioms (elem/upper elem)'. Explains the origins of some idioms, and helps students better understand the definition and use of idioms.
  • This All Possible Combinations (upper el/middle) Probability is perfect to practice probability skills. Your elementary grade students will love this All Possible Combinations (upper el/middle) Probability. What is the probability that the sock goblins will steal one from each pair of socks?? Help students visualize and understand probability with charts, graphs, and these fun examples. Common Core: Grade 6 Statistics and Probability: 6.SP.A.1, 6.SPA.2
  • Explains the first ten amendments in clear and simple language, then presents a real case (Tinker v. Des Moines) and a hypothetical case to help understand how those amendments work. Excellent review and critical thinking questions.
  • This Fractions Equivalent to One (set II) Worksheet is perfect to practice fraction skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Fractions Equivalent to One (set II) Worksheet. Helps in understanding multiple representations for fractional numbers.
  • Use this 'Book: Even Steven and Odd Todd (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Even Steven and Odd Todd (primary/elem)'. This mini-unit helps understand the differences between EVEN and ODD numbers. Can be used with Kathryn Cristaldi's "Even Steven and Odd Todd," or separately.
  • This reading comprehension activity teaches students to follow and understand a recipe. Includes vocabulary words, multiple choice and short answer questions. This would be a great hands-on activity to do with the family over Thanksgiving!

  • Use this 'Comprehension: Gingerbread People (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: Gingerbread People (elem/upper elem)'. Practice reading and understanding a recipe.
  • Questions regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. The full text of Poe's poem is included.
  • Questions regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. The full text of Robert Service's poem is included.
  • Questions regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. The full text of Noyes's poem is included.
  • This unit contains three famous poems ("The Highwayman", "Annabel Lee", and "The Cremation of Sam McGee") which address the topic of death. Questions for each poem regarding content, form, and style will help students analyze and understand poetry. An introduction to basic poetry terms is included, to enable students to answer the questions and discuss the poems.
  • "In which month would the next issue of the magazine be available?" Reading and understanding a (fictional) magazine cover.
  • Use this 'Book: Tom Sawyer (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Tom Sawyer (upper elem/middle)'. This fantastic unit guides students through one of America's best loved stories and offers the opportunity for a deeper understanding of Mark Twain's classic. Chapter-by-chapter work on vocabulary, setting, history, and other relevant topics; news writing; comprehension review, short answer questions and essay prompts for the whole book... and more!
  • Practice completing and understanding graphs with information on the 2006 World Cup. Color in graph and answer math comprehension questions. This is fun math, and a great way to teach about the current World Cup! Directions and answers included.
  • Use this 'Book: Out of the Dust (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Out of the Dust (middle school)'. Comprehension and vocabulary questions and writing prompts to review Karen Hesse's Newbery-winning (1998) free verse novel about a girl growing up in the 1934 Dust Bowl. The book is great for exploring the personal side of American history and for learning about free verse... this unit is great for checking comprehension and understanding.
  • Use this 'Book: Squirrel Nutkin (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Squirrel Nutkin (elem)'. The four pages of activities in this packet review facts, prompt deeper understanding of the book, explore the book in terms of the world of Beatrix Potter, and encourage creativity with drawing prompts.
  • This Apple Tree Value 2 (upper elem) Worksheet is perfect to practice equation writing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Apple Tree Value 2 (upper elem) Worksheet. "There are ten apples on every tree. There could be apples on the ground under each tree. Complete the table to show the total number of apples per tree." This lesson helps students with visualizing and understanding place value. (1 to 24 trees)
  • This Apple Tree Value 4 (upper elem) Worksheet is perfect to practice equation writing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Apple Tree Value 4 (upper elem) Worksheet. "There are ten apples on every tree. There could be apples on the ground under each tree. Complete the table to show the total number of apples per tree." This lesson helps students with visualizing and understanding place value. (12 to 342 trees)
  • Defines inclined planes and encourages students to find and understand the functions of inclined planes in their daily environments.
  • Defines wheel and axles and encourages students to find and understand the functions of wheel and axle machines in their daily environments. Includes a worksheet on gears.
  • Short answer, multiple choice, and essay questions to review factual understanding and general comprehension of the life of Simón Bolívar. An adapted text is provided or students can do their own research.
  • Venn diagram to help students organize and understand the similarities and differences between frogs and toads, with answer key.
  • A one page reading comp with four experiments for understanding air pressure, with completion and matching questions.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a powerful, single-paged sales or informational flyer is a fast and affordable way to get information out to the public. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the zoo business. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a 30 second advertisement script is a fun marketing assignment. It also develops an understanding of the relationship between nature and science. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • A one page fact sheet on the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami with three writing prompts, to help elementary students understand the three aspects of the event.
  • Use this 'Book Report Form: Independent Project Planner (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Report Form: Independent Project Planner (upper elem/middle)'. Students, engaged in independent reading, will use this form to choose a project type and presentation method to demonstrate their understanding of each book read.
  • A puzzle, created from abcteach's Soil-Food Web, that helps students understand the relationship of soil, soil nutrients, microbes and food.
  • This Addition (2-20) Animal Trackers Practice Packet is perfect to practice addition skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Addition (2-20) Animal Trackers Practice Packet. Students understand the concept of addition by adding numbers, with sums up to twenty. Printable PDF packet with answers. Coordinated Smart Notebook interactive available.
  • Easy Addition problems with room to draw a picture to help determine the answer.  Sample pictures helps student understand the concept.  Common Core - Operations and Alegbraic Thinking- K.OA.1

  • This packet contains an overview, for both parents and teachers, of the common core standards for second grade math. 15 student-friendly posters describe the standards in easy to understand terms. 4 student checklists, written in student friendly language, are included for students to track their mastery of each standard.

  • This packet contains an overview, for both parents and teachers, of the common core standards for fifth grade math. 19 student-friendly posters describe the standards in easy to understand terms. 5 student checklists, are included for students to track their mastery of each standard. These checklists are appropriate for use in the students' portfolio or for parent conferences.

  • This Math - 2010 Graphs (upper el/middle) World Cup Soccer Center is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Math - 2010 Graphs (upper el/middle) World Cup Soccer Center. Practice completeing and understanding graphs with information on the 2010 World Cup. Color in graphs for goals made and against. Answers included. Could be used to compare statistics for 2014 World Cup.
  • This document is an apple pie recipe made with abctool® shapebook. It is a foundational text reading comprehension, teaching you how to follow a recipe and understand the concepts within the recipe.

  • Early reader booklet helps students understand the value of Canadian coins, saving, and purchasing items; includes a write and draw prompt.