Classroom Timers

Teachers can greatly benefit from utilizing timers in their classrooms. Timers have many advantages, such as promoting time management, creating a well-structured learning atmosphere, and facilitating effective learning methods. In a classroom setting, timers can be a handy tool for teachers. Online video timers from YouTube or a physical device offer a variety of benefits … Read more

LYNX When Earth Moves – Science Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

Physical ScienceVibrations (from sound, light, earthquakes, etc.) move in waves at different speeds and have different wavelengths. Life ScienceAnimals process, react to, and store information from the environment. Links to Reading/Language Arts Comprehension Compare and ContrastComprehension Main Idea and DetailsVocabulary Synonyms and AntonymsPhonics/Word Study Dipthongs/Compound WordsText Feature Cross-Sectional DiagramsLiterary Analysis Character TraitsNonfiction Genre Interview Vocabulary … Read more

LYNX Maximum Sports – Science Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

Physical ScienceThe motion of an object can be described by its direction and speed. Motion can be measured and represented on a graph. Earth ScienceGravitation is a force that determines both where a ball will land and the path of the planets around the sun. Links to Reading/Language Arts Comprehension InferenceVocabulary Parts of SpeechPhonics/Word Study … Read more

Mr. Pencil’s ABC’s Activity – FST009 Theme Teacher Guide by Frog Street Press

Play the “Mr. Pencil’s ABC’s” song for the students to march back to their tables. Have the students ask their parents or guardians to help find one item around the house beginning with the same first letter and sound as the letter in the students’ names. (Ex: Greg’s grapes, Catherine’s cap, etc.) Language Development: Oral … Read more

LYNX Ancient Empires – Social Studies Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

GeographyAn understanding of geography can help people interpret events from the past and understand cultures. American HistoryThere were similarities between the early societies of the Americas and Ancient Egypt. Links to Reading/Language ArtsComprehension InferenceVocabulary Meaning MapsPhonics/Word Study Variant Consonants/Context CluesText Feature MapsLiterary Analysis SettingNonfiction Genre Expository Text Vocabulary Linksagriculture (noun) the production of crops and … Read more

LYNX Animal Intelligence – Science Teacher’s Guide Collection I by Steck-Vaughn

Physical ScienceSimple machines or tools such as levers, pulleys, and wedges make work easier. Some animals have the ability to use tools, and some can even make tools. Earth ScienceAnimals can adapt to changing conditions in their native environments, and some animals can find their way home using Earth’s magnetic field. Links to Reading/Language ArtsComprehension … Read more

The Gingerbread Man Finds Shapes Theme Teacher Guide by Frog Street Press, Inc – FST009

Vocabulary: rectangle circle square triangle heart octagon oval rhombus trapezoid diamond star Solicit the help of another teacher or adult for this dramatic creative introduction to the study of shapes. Have the adult jog in wearing a sweat suit, headband, etc. and loudly announce they are ready to get in SHAPE. Act surprised and inquire … Read more

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