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PowerPoint Resources 3rd-5th

3rd through 5th

PowerPoint Resources

 

 

English Language Arts: Reading
Title  Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
Defines alliteration and gives several examples. Challenge your students to say these tongue twisters three times fast. Ends with PASS-like questions assessing alliteration.
 
Crissie Stephens
Provides the students analogy practice. Answers are revealed with a click.
 
Crissie Stephens
Author's Purpose
Defines author's purpose and gives students opportunities to determine the author's purpose in a given text.
 
Lauren Rich Batte
Author's Purpose Review
A short paragraph is shown and students determine the author's purpose in a multiple choice format. Answers are revealed with a click.
 
Crissie Stephens
Base Words Explains and gives examples of base words. Gives students opportunities to determine the base word in a given word. Also, explains the meaning of the word using the base word and affixes.  
Crissie Stephens
Cause and Effect
Explains cause and effect and gives students opportunities to identify cause and effect within a text. Answers are revealed with a click.
 
Lauren Rich Batte
Context Clues
Offers practice in a PASS-like format. Read the sentences and choose the synonym for the unknown underlined word, using context clues. Answers are revealed with a click.
 

 

Crissie Stephens
Context Clues 2
Offers practice in a PASS-like format. Read the sentences and choose the synonym for the unknown underlined word, using context clues. Answers are revealed with a click.
 

 

Crissie Stephens
Context Clues Review
In a multiple-choice format, gives the students practice determining the meaning of the underlined word. Answers are revealed with a click.
 
Crissie Stephens
Fact and Opinion     Crissie Stephens
Fact and Opinion 2     Crissie Stephens
Figurative Language Review     Crissie Stephens
Genres Review
Genres are described, and students choose which genre is exemplified. Set up in multiple choice format.
Embedded in all fiction and nonfiction standards
Crissie Stephens
Homophones Review
 
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Idioms
Explains idioms, gives examples of idioms, and gives students practice determining the meaning of an idiom within a sentence. Ends with several illustrated examples of idioms, great for classroom discussion.
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Main Idea
Explains main idea and details, then gives students opportunities to determine the main idea and details of a given text.
 
Lauren Rich Batte
Main Idea and Details
Explains main idea. Gives students opportunities to brainstorm details when given a main idea. Connects everything to a main idea graphic organizer.
 
Kind Kids Crew
Making Inferences Using Context Clues
Explains inferencing. Gives texts and inferencing questions for the students to infer based on what happens in the story. Answers are revealed with a click.
 
Lauren Rich Batte
Making Observations and Inferences Using Pictures
Through photographs, the students make observations and inferences. Great introduction into inferencing!
 
Lauren Rich Batte
Metaphors
Defines metaphors and gives examples. Students then answer questions about given metaphors.
 
Lauren Rich Batte
Multiple Meaning Mania      
Multiple Meaning Words Review      
Multiple Meaning Words      
Onomatopoeia      
Personification      
Poetry      
Possessive Nouns      
Prefixes and Suffixes Practices      
Recalling Details      
Reference Sources Review      
Rhyming Words Practice      
Singular to Plural Review      
       
English Language Arts: Writing
Title  Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
Editing-Spelling and Capitalization      

A variety of action-packed photographs to use in lessons to promote great, detailed sentence writing and the use of vivid words

KE Writing program, all grades
Crissie Stephens

A variety of action-packed photographs to use in lessons to promote great, detailed sentence writing and the use of vivid words

KE Writing program, all grades
Crissie Stephens
 
KE Writing program, all grades
Crissie Stephens
 
KE Writing program, all grades
Crissie Stephens
 
KE Writing program, all grades
Crissie Stephens
Math
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Circles Review     Crissie Stephens
Collecting Data through Observations     Crissie Stephens
Data Analysis and Probability     Crissie Stephens
Divisibility Rules-2, 5, and 10     Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Money Review Advanced      
Offers a variety of multiplication facts in this range for use as a quick review in class
 
Crissie Stephens
Offers a variety of multiplication facts in this range for use as a quick review in class

 

Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Lauren Batte
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Science
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
 
 
Crissie Stephens
   
Lauren Batte
 
 
Lauren Batte
   
Lauren Batte
 
 
Lauren Batte
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Lauren Batte
Electricity     Crissie Stephens
Fossils     Lauren Batte
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Insulator      
Insulators and Conductors      
Landforms     Lauren Batte
Landslides    

Lauren Batte

 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Lauren Batte
Scientific Investigations      
 
 
Lauren Batte
 
 
Lauren Batte
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Lauren Batte
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Lauren Batte
Social Studies
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
 
 
Crissie Stephens
Provides pictures and descriptions of each important person of the Civil War that are "essential" for 4th graders to know. Great for prompting more class discussion about these important people.

4-6.2    Summarize the roles and accomplishments of the leaders of the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad before and during the Civil War, including those of Harriet Tubman, John Brown, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Sojourner Truth, and William Lloyd Garrison. (H, P)

4-6.5    Compare the roles and accomplishments of key figures of the Civil War, including Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, and Robert E. Lee. (H, P)

Crissie Stephens
Provides explanation of all events leading to the Civil War that are considered "essential" for 4th graders.

4-6.3    Explain how specific events and issues led to the Civil War, including the sectionalism fueled by issues of slavery in the territories, states’ rights, the election of 1860, and secession. (H, G, E)

Crissie Stephens
Provides explanation of all significant battles and turning points of the Civil War that are considered "essential" for 4th graders.

4-6.4    Summarize significant key battles, strategies, and turning points of the Civil War—including the battles of Fort Sumter and Gettysburg, the Emancipation Proclamation, the significance of the Gettysburg Address, and the surrender at Appomattox—and the role of African Americans in the War. (H, G, E)

Crissie Stephens
Provides explanation of the differences between the North and South that are considered "essential" for 4th graders.

4-6.1    Compare the industrial North and the agricultural South prior to the Civil War, including the specific nature of the economy of each region, the geographic characteristics and boundaries of each region, and the basic way of life in each region. (G , E, H)

Crissie Stephens
 

3-2.7    Explain the transfer of the institution of slavery into South Carolina from the West Indies, including the slave trade and the role of African Americans in the developing plantation economy; the daily lives of African American slaves and their contributions to South Carolina, such as the Gullah culture and the introduction of new foods; and African American acts of resistance against white authority. (H, E, P, G)

Crissie Stephens
 

 

Lauren Batte
 

4-1.1    Explain the political, economic, and technological factors that led to the exploration of the New World by Spain, Portugal, and England, including the competition between nation-states, the expansion of international trade, and the technological advances in shipbuilding and navigation. (E, G, H, P)

Crissie Stephens
 

 

Lauren Batte
 

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)

Crissie Stephens
 

Standard 3-5:    The student will demonstrate an understanding of the major developments in South Carolina in the late nineteenth century and the twentieth century.

[various indicators addressed]

Lauren Batte
 

 

Lauren Batte
 

Standard 3-3:    The student will demonstrate an understanding of the American Revolution and South Carolina’s role in the development of the new American nation.

[various indicators addressed]

Lily Stanton
 

3-3.2    Summarize the key conflicts and key leaders of the American Revolution in South Carolina and their effects on the state, including the occupation of Charleston by the British; the partisan warfare of Thomas Sumter, Andrew Pickens, and Francis Marion; and the battles of Cowpens and Kings Mountain. (H, P, G)

Lauren Batte
 

3-5.6    Summarize the key events and effects of the civil rights movement in South Carolina, including the desegregation of schools (Briggs v. Elliott) and other public facilities and the acceptance of African Americans’ right to vote. (P, H)

Lauren Batte
 
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)
Lauren Batte
 
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)
The Kind Kids Crew
Offers a wonderful introduction to S.C. as a state, including general information on land, cities, etc.
Indirectly impacts various standards to give students a better understanding of South Carolina.
The Kind Kids Crew
 

 

Lauren Batte
Provides information, photographs, and links to teach your students about South Carolina's symbols.

Indirectly impacts

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)

Jill McCormick
Offers a collection of pictures from the State Museum that could be used to prompt class discussion or to precede a visit to the museum.
Indirectly impacts various standards to give students a better understanding of South Carolina.
Mrs. Stephens' 3rd grade class 2005-2006
 

3-5.3    Summarize the changes in South Carolina’s economy in the twentieth century, including the rise and fall of the cotton/textile markets and the development of tourism and other industries. (E, H)

Lauren Batte
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.4    Explain how territorial expansion and related land policies affected Native Americans, including their resistance to Americans’ taking over the land, breaking treaties, and massacring the Native American people; the Indian Removal Act of 1830; and the Seminole Wars. (H, G, E)

Crissie Stephens
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.1    Summarize the major expeditions and explorations that played a role in westward expansion—including those of Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, and Zebulon Pike—and compare the geographic features of areas explored. (G, H)

Crissie Stephens
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.7    Explain how specific legislation and events affected the institution of slavery in the territories, including the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, the Missouri Compromise, the annexation of Texas, the Compromise of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and the Dred Scott decision. (H, G)

Crissie Stephens
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.3    Summarize the events that led to key territorial acquisitions—including the Louisiana Purchase, the Florida Purchase, the Northwest Territory treaty, the annexation of Texas, and the Mexican Cession—as well as the motives for these acquisitions and the location and geographic features of the lands acquired. (G, E, H)

Crissie Stephens
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.2    Explain the motives for the exploration in the West and the push for westward expansion, including the concept of manifest destiny, economic opportunities in trade, and the availability of rich land. (G, E, H)

Crissie Stephens
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.5    Use a map to illustrate patterns of migration and trade during the period of westward expansion, including the Santa Fe and the Oregon trails. (G , E, H)

Crissie Stephens
Provides and explains "essential information" for this 4th grade standard.

4-5.6    Compare the experiences of different groups who migrated and settled in the West, including their reasons for migrating, their experiences on the trails and at their destinations, the cooperation and conflict between and among the different groups, and the nature of their daily lives. (H, G, E)

Crissie Stephens
PASS Review
Title Description Grade Level/Indicators Creator
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Crissie Stephens
 
 
Lauren Batte
 Review
3rd grade
Mix of various ELA standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
3rd grade
Mix of various Math standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
3rd grade
Mix of various Matter standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
3rd grade
3rd grade-Multiplication Recall
Crissie Stephens
     
3rd grade
Mix of various standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
3rd grade
Mix of various standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
3rd grade
Mix of various standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
Mix of review questions from all areas studied in 4th grade Social Studies
Mix of various standards/indicators

4th Grade Team (2007-2008)

     
3rd grade (prior to implementation of support document, therefore may need revisions)
Mix of various Early S.C. History standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
 
Mix of various standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
3rd grade (prior to implementation of support document, therefore may need revisions)
Mix of various S.C. History standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
 
Mix of various standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
Reviews and practices determining synonyms in a game format.
Mix of various standards/indicators
Crissie Stephens
     
Reviews 4th grade weather information in a game format.
Mix of various Weather standards/indicators for 4th grade
Crissie Stephens