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Smart Resources 3rd -5th

3rd through 5th

Smart Resources

 

 

English Language Arts: Comprehension
Title  Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
Explains and gives examples of fables
Genre-across the grade levels
Crissie Stephens
     
Revised lesson for 3rd grade Fable unit
Genre-across the grade levels
Kristen Augustine
     
Figurative Language in Poetry Provides poems and asks questions that prompt students to find the figurative language within each poem. *Interactive*   Crissie Stephens
English Language Arts: Phonics and Word Development
Title  Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
Handwriting Paper
Provides handwriting paper for use on the SMART Board when modeling and practicing handwriting formation whole-class.
For use by all grades at the beginning of Word Development time each day
Crissie Stephens
 

 

 

Make a Word Challenge
Offers six different "Make a Word" interactive activities for use with older elementary students.
Supports a mix of Word Development skills for grades 3-5.
Crissie Stephens
   
Making Word Lesson: Mattress/Smartest
Leads the class in a making words lesson.
Created for 4th grade but could be utilized to teach word development skills to 3rd through 5th
Crissie Stephens
   
Onomatopoeia Poetry
Offers various rhyming word activities, including identifying rhyming words, pairing rhyming words, finding rhyming words in poetry, and playing an interactive rhyming word game.
Supports a mix of Word Development skills for grades 3-5, primarily 3rd grade.
Crissie Stephens
   
Rhyming Words
Offers various rhyming word activities, including identifying rhyming words, pairing rhyming words, finding rhyming words in poetry, and playing an interactive rhyming word game.
Supports a mix of Word Development skills for grades 3-5, primarily 3rd grade.
Crissie Stephens
   
Soft c and Hard c
Explains and gives examples of soft c and hard c
Williston 29 Phonics Handbook
Kristen Augustine
   
Synonyms or Antonyms Game
In a board game format, the whole class plays this interactive game to practice and extend their knowledge of synonyms and antonyms.
 
Crissie Stephens
   
English Language Arts: Writing
Friendly Letter     Lauren Batte
Friendly Letter II     Lauren Batte
Adjectives
Offers an explanation of and examples of adjectives, including an interactive lesson. Also provides interactive activities to practice identifying and using adjectives in writing.
Adjectives are a part of various indicators for grades three through five. They are also important for all grade levels to enhance vivid descriptions in writing and for developing voice.
Crissie Stephens
         
Sentence Stretching
Each page of this activity shows a boring, blah sentence. Students work together to turn them in to exciting sentences!
Supports Writing skills, specifically revising skills, in all grade levels.
Crissie Stephens
   
Using a Thesaurus     Kristen Augustine
Math
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
Add and Subtract with Symbols     Kristen Augustine
Add and Subtract with Regrouping
Offers examples of explanation of addition with regrouping
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Kristen Widener
   
Fractions
Begins by having students use the pens to color in the given fraction on the square or circle provided. Ends with the students drawing a representation of a fraction determined by the "fraction generator."

 

Crissie Stephens
   
Fractions Mini-Lessons
Begins by having students use the pens to color in the given fraction on the square or circle provided. Ends with the students drawing a representation of a fraction determined by the "fraction generator."

 

Kristen Augustine
   
Probability Experience
Provides interactive probability experiments for use in classroom instruction.
 
Crissie Stephens
   
       
Science
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator      
Animal Adaptions

Explains and shows examples of different animal adaptations Notes to accompany SMART lesson 1 2

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Kristen Augustine
   
Conductors of Insulators

Explains and shows examples of conductors and insulators

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Kristen Augustine
   
Food Chains
Explains food chains and also shows examples of various food chains. Incorporates all "essential information" from the 3rd grade Science Support Document regarding food chains.

3.2.5 Summarize the organization of simple food chains (including the roles of producers,
consumers, and decomposers).

Crissie Stephens
   
Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Sort the organisms based on their classifications as vertebrates or invertebrates.

4-2.1    Classify organisms into major groups (including plants or animals, flowering or nonflowering plants, and vertebrates [fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals] or invertebrates) according to their physical characteristics.

Nancy Brady
   
What's the Matter?
Outlines the essential information 3rd graders need to know about matter

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Lauren Batte
   
Social Studies
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator      
Complete the anagram activity while reviewing your knowledge of Native American cultural groups.
4-2.2 Compare the everyday life, physical environment, and culture of the major Native
American cultural groupings, including Eastern Woodlands, Southeastern, Plains,
Southwestern, and Pacific Northwestern. (G, H)
Nancy Brady
     
A look into the Gullah culture
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Jill McCormick

and Lauren Batte

     

A look at the key battles of the Revolutionary War, according to the 3rd grade essential information

Notes page to accompany lesson

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Kristen Augustine
     
Provides several interactive activities for students to learn more about South Carolina, including its land, its symbols, and even a song to remember the regions.
3-1.1 Identify on a map the location and characteristics of significant physical features of South Carolina, including landforms; river systems such as the Pee Dee River Basin, the Santee River Basin, the Edisto River Basin, and the Savannah River Basin; major cities; and
climate regions. (G)
Crissie Stephens
     
Teacher Resources
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator      
Use this Notebook presentation to view several different flash files available on your SMART Notebook software. Just click "Edit" on the files and make changes to match your classroom curriculum.
Will enhance all grade levels and all indicators
Crissie Stephens