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5th Grade Centers

End of lesson task to allow pupils to reflect on how the lesson went via the medium of Emoji. Idea adapted from Twitter.

from Teaching to Inspire with Jennifer Findley

New to Teaching 5th Grade (A Collection of Posts and Resources)

If you are new to teaching 5th grade, you will definitely want to check out this post for tips, ideas, and resources for teaching 5th grade.


I got this idea from my peer teacher, Nina.  It's a great way for students to share about themselves. I think it would be perfect for a firs...

from Classroom Tested Resources

Daily 5 in my Upper Elementary Classroom

Have you been curious to learn more about Daily 5? Check out this post on Classroom Tested Resources and learn what it looks like in one fifth grade classroom.

from Games 4 Gains

Roll It! Rounding Game

This FREE rounding decimals game worked great in my math centers! The game board for rounding decimals to the nearest hundredth was excellent practice for both my 5th graders and 6th graders.


FREE Star Wars Text Generator for K-12 teachers! Make Star Wars themed lesson directions or morning messages. Elementary, middle, and high school students will definitely pay attention when they hear the Star Wars music and see the scrolling space words! Could also use for creative writing prompts, listing groups of students for centers, viewing short reading passages, or publishing students' writing in a fun new way! Star Wars in the classroom equals fun for everybody. :)