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Water Cycle: TEK 5.8B

December 14, 2014

This Thinglink includes: videos on the water cycle, a water cycle rap, Quizlet water cycle vocabulary cards, and a NASA site explaining the importance of the ocean.

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Autobiography: Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges

December 13, 2014

This Thinglink includes an interview with Ruby Bridges, Quizlet vocabulary cards with terms for autobiographies, Quizlet vocabulary cards with key words and phrases used in reading comprehension questions.

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Weather and Climate Thinglink

December 5, 2014

This Thinglink has resources for teaching weather and climate.

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Multiplying and Dividing Thinglink for 5th Grade

December 5, 2014

This Thinglink has resources from the Khan Academy for multiplying and dividing fractions.
The Thinglink includes video tutorials and word problems with fractions.

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Literary Language and Devices in Biographies and Autobiographies

December 5, 2014

Reading
5.7 (A) identify the literary language and devices used in biographies and autobiographies, including how authors present major events in a person’s life
5.3 (C) explain the effect of a historical event or movement on the theme of a work of literature

Writing
5.16 (B) write poems using:
(i) poetic techniques (e.g., alliteration, onomatopoeia); (ii) figurative language (e.g., similes, metaphors); and (iii) graphic elements (e.g., capital letters, line length)

Use this Thinglink as a resource to teach the above TEKS. The resources include: a Quizlet flashcard vocabulary of terms such as topic, point of view, biography, autobiography, etc; videos explaining how to use text features to read biographies; samples of student autobiographical poems; a template for writing biographical poems; and a site that provides short biographies. There is also an Educreations with the template and an example of a Walking Biography Poem.

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Fractions Thinglink

December 1, 2014

This Thinglink is a resource for teaching, reviewing, and practicing fractions on the third grade level.
It includes fraction songs, interactive fraction games, and Khan Academy fraction tutorials.
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Organization in Writing

December 1, 2014

Use this Thinglink as a resource for teaching the writing trait of organization.
It also includes lessons on voice as a secondary writing trait.
A hamburger organizational template is included.
There is also a page of post it check lists for students to use to help them organize.
The sources come from http://www.writingfix.com.

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