Think you don't have the expertise or time to help your child learn?
We are back this week to remind you that just 15 minutes a day makes a difference.
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Set aside a daily "bundle boost" time to help build structure and routine into your child's day. Skills Practice Bundles are designed to supplement learning being done at home with the parent or by the school via the teacher and offer flexibility as you choose which activities and which days you wish to complete them. There is no right or wrong order of activities or order of the available bundles themselves.
Our 3rd Grade to 5th Grade Skills Practice Bundles combine learning and fun with specially curated activities from our best-selling books.
In this post we will highlight each of the book series included in the skills practice bundles.
The Grammar Minutes workbook series, available in print and eBook. Inspired by the highly popular Math Minutes series, this book features 100 "Minutes." Each Minute consists of 10 grammar questions for students to complete within a short time period. This unique format offers students an ongoing opportunity to improve their own grammar proficiency in a manageable, nonthreatening manner. The quick, time format, combines with instant feedback, makes this a challenging and motivational assignment students will look forward to each day.
The Math Minutes workbook series, available in print and eBook. These workbooks feature 100 "Minutes." Each minute consists of ten classroom-tested problems of varying degrees of difficulty, integrating problem solving and basic math skills. This unique format offers students an ongoing opportunity to improve their own fluency in a manageable, nonthreatening format. The quick, one-minute format combined with instant feedback makes this challenging and motivational assignment students will look forward to each day. Students become active learners as they discover mathematical relationships and apply acquired understanding to complex situations and to the solution of realistic problems in each Minute.
Our STEAM Design Challenges book series, available in print and eBook. The STEAM Design Challenges in this book follow engineering practices to teach students how to solve a problem by designing, creating, and justifying their designs. They also allow art to support and enhance the learning of science and math while the engineering process is followed.
These engaging STEAM lessons:
- Integrate the Next Generation Science Standards and national standards from other disciplines
- Enhance learning across various disciplines
- Facilitate students in collaborating to solve real-world scenarios
- Promote critical thinking, analytical thinking, and reflective thinking
- Incorporate the Five Es Instructional Model (engage, explore, explain, elaborate, evaluate)
- Are classroom tested
The Chalkboard Workbook series, available in print only. Designed for teachers with parents in mind, these workbooks are perfect for the classroom and for home! They promote student confidence, learning, and success and offer the ideal supplement to enhance or enrich any curriculum.
The Cootie Catchers Workbook series, available as eBook only. Features 20 reproducible cootie catchers perfect for portable practice, differentiated instruction, classroom center activities, enrichment assignments when regular class work is completed, or for homework. Use this book as an interactive and motivating tool for daily skill review.
Today we are offering 3 Freebie Friday Activities!
Freebie Friday Downloads by Grade Level
3rd Grade: We are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of pages from our Cootie Catchers Language Arts workbook!
Using a new twist on the origami fortune tellers, this Cootie Catchers book provides a fun and unique approach to practicing and reviewing standards-based language arts content and academic language.
4th Grade: We are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of pages from our Grammar Minutes workbook!
Now there's a way for students to practice their grammar skills, enhance their overall grammar proficiency, and have fun at the same time! Grammar Minutes, Gr. 4 provides students with practice in the following key areas of fourth-grade grammar:
- sentence structure
- capital letters
- and more!
5th Grade: We are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of pages from our Math Minutes workbook!
Now there's a way for students to practice their math skills in a timed situation, enhance their overall math fluency, and have fun at the same time! Fifth-Grade Math Minutes provides students with practice in every key area of fifth-grade math instruction, including:
- fact families
- solid figures
- area tables
- mixed numbers
- multiplying fractions
- prime numbers
- standard measurement
- metric measurement
- and more!