It's almost time for my absolute-favorite holiday of all! And it's not just because I am totally craving mashed potatoes with gravy already (and that's the truth!).
It's because the sheer beauty of a holiday where we take time to share what we are thankful for.
And you know how thankful I am for all you, right?
I've said it before and I'll say it again and again...I am so grateful for the blogging community and everything it has done for my teaching practice. I have learned an incredible amount from all of you and I am deeply appreciative.
So, as a way to show thanks, I'm joining several of my favorite upper-elementary bloggers to bring you a little Thanksgiving treat:
* * This offer is now over, thank you so much for joining in with us! * *
My product is the first in a new series of resources I am working on for my classroom.
I am extremely fortunate to work with an international class of mainstream students and English Language Learners...all fifth grade. It is a wonderfully unique and exciting classroom environment!
This year, I have a large number of ELL newcomers who are just beginning to speak English. So I have been working on resources to help teach them grade level standards (most recently, the Order of Operations) in a scaffolded way, to help them gain confidence and an understanding of the academic language they will need to succeed:
(click on the image above to download this resource for FREE!)
And it just gets better! You can grab more free resources from these amazing teachers...