Tip Sheet #19 - February 14, 2023


Celebrating

George Washington 

& Abraham Lincoln



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Shared Elementary TeacherMades:



ELA: Fiction - Cheese for Dinner 


  • Description: This fiction reading piece is a practice activity for the newly redesigned STAAR test of Reading and Language Arts that incorporates new question types.
  • Recommended Grade Range: Intended for grade 3, but can be used with grades 2-3.
  • Question Types: Multiple Choice, Multiselect, Dropdown, Inline Choice 
  • Click Here: Cheese for Dinner



Math: One - and Two-step Addition and Subtraction STAAR with Tech Updates 


  • Description: This worksheet consists of released Grade 3 test questions that have been adapted to include the new question types on the redesigned 2023 STAAR test, it can also be used to assess Common Core standard(s) 2.NBT.A2.. The skill targeted is one and two step addition and subtraction.
  • Recommended Grade Range: Intended for grade 3 but can be used with grades 2-5.
  • Question Types: Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Drop down
  • Click Here: One and Two step Addition and Subtraction



Shared Middle School TeacherMades:


Science: Structure of Bacteriophages 


  • Description: In this activity students will label the structure of bacteriophage.
  • Recommended Grade Range: Designed for the Middle School or High School grade range. It could be used in Biology. 
  • Question Types: Drag and Drop 
  • Click Here: Bacteriophages



ELA: Informational - Five Rings Unbroken


  • Description: Students will read this informational piece about the Olympics in this practice activity for the newly redesigned STAAR test of Reading and Language Arts that incorporates new question types.
  • Recommended Grade Range: Intended for grade 6, but can be used with grades 5-8.
  • Question Types: Multiple Choice, Multiselect, Drop Drop, Short Answer
  • Click Here: Five Rings Unbroken




Shared High School TeacherMades:


ELA: Fiction - The Namesake


  • Description: This is an fiction text activity for the newly redesigned STAAR test for English I that incorporates new question types.
  • Recommended Grade Range: Intended for high school English I, but can be used with any high school reading level.
  • Question Types: Multiple Choice, Inline Choice, Drop down, Short Answer
  • Click Here: The Namesake



Science: Information on a Periodic Table Entry


  • Description: Students will label the parts of an element on a Periodic Table of Elements.
  • Recommended Grade Range: It has been designed for the Middle School or High School grade range. It could be used in Physical Science or Chemistry..
  • Question Types: Drag and drop
  • Click Here: Information on a Periodic Table Entry




President's Day

February 20, 2023




ELA: Presidents' Day 

  • Description: Students will learn all about Presidents' Day through reading an informative passage about the holiday. This piece includes information on George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, jobs the President has, as well as how to become one! After, they will answer questions based on the reading and write what they would do if they president for the day!  

  • Grade: Elementary

  • Item Types: Short Answer, Open Answer, Drop down, Multiple Choice, Multiselect, True/False

  • Link:https://app.teachermade.com/s/tGUXQNJwRFm9kgKCCTWKsA/


ELA: All About Presidents' Day 

  • Description: Through reading this passage students will learn where Presidents' Day originated, and the facts about the two Presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. hey will then answer a variety of questions based on the reading including highlighting certain answers in the text and writing an open response! 

  • Grade: Upper Elementary through Middle

  • Item Types: Short Answer, Open Answer, Multiselect, Multiple Choice

  • Link: https://app.teachermade.com/s/HinuTDpQRWWe4NxSl06j0g/


ELA: Famous Presidential Quotes

  • Description: In this assignment students will read quotes by George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. After they will reflect on what the quote actually means, and then what it means to them personally.  in the text and writing an open response! 

  • Grade: Upper Elementary, Middle & High School

  • Item Types: Open Answer

  • Link: https://app.teachermade.com/s/72RYZwlDRcGdwHwqSutFOA/

ELA: George Washington: A Man of Conscience

  • Description: This is a persuasive reading passage arguing that George Washington, by setting his slaves free, was unique among his peers and completely out of sync It's a length passage with 20 rigorous questions.

  • Grade: Upper Middle & High School

  • Item Types: Multiple Choice, Open Answer 

  • Linkhttps://app.teachermade.com/s/Bzj7BuedSZ2sFcitsi4NHw/


ELA/ History: Emancipation Proclamation 

  • Description: Students will read about Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and how it was used as a military strategy during the Civil War. Afterwards, they will be asked to define five words in the text using context clues and then answer five open-ended questions. 

  • Grade: Middle School

  • Item Types: Open Answer 

  • Link: https://app.teachermade.com/s/FJIUf54wTCqofzChyY1TDA/


ELA: How Many Words Can You Make From Presidents' Day? 

  • Description: In this activity students will try to create as many words as they can using Presidents' Day. They can work alone or with partners on this fun activity! See how many words they can find!

  • Grade: All grade levels 

  • Item Types: Short Answer 

  • Link:https://app.teachermade.com/s/g78-M2owScCc1rBFL2xS-Q/ 

 


Black History Month

February




ELA/Social Studies: Mini Biographies 

  • Description: Students will choose a leader to research for Black History Month. After they will write a paragraph about the person they researched, and add a picture. This is a great activity for students to share with the class! 

  • Grade: Upper Elementary, Middle to High School

  • Item Types: Open Answer

  • Link:  https://app.teachermade.com/s/s8LFdFGPTnS2uo0GxXDjAA/




ELA: Mae Jemison

  • Description: This nonfiction article will teach students all about Mae Jemison, the first female African American to go into space. Students will have reading checks to assess their reading comprehension. 

  • Grade: Upper Elementary, Middle 

  • Item Types: Multiple Choice, Multiselect, Open Answer

  • Link: https://app.teachermade.com/s/eDzn7a-ZSQKGdVY1SlEgGw/

ELA: Can Kids Change the World? 

  • Description: Students will watch the Storyworks video, "Can Kids Change the World?" then answer comprehension questions to assess their understanding of the video, and their listening skills.

  • Grade: Upper Elementary, Middle 

  • Item Types: Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Open Answer

  • Link: https://app.teachermade.com/s/QCpgvC5MQ3CDLIGQRXgjVg/



 

ELA: Who Was William Wells Brown? 

  • Description: This first African-American novelist, playwright, and author who escapes the chains of slavery, Brown was an abolitionist with a literary talent. A self-taught reader and writer, he was a best-selling author in the 1840s and 1850s and made history for his literary achievements many times. 

  • Grade: Middle and High School 

  • Item Types: Dropdown, Matching,  Multiple Choice,  Short Answer

  • Link: https://app.teachermade.com/s/A_QUb6CJQS2NAUtfM-3MdA/






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