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Halloween Vocabulary Word Search

You’ll love this Halloween-related vocabulary activity containing three different word search puzzles. To make the word search puzzles more exciting, each one has a riddle to solve. To solve the riddle, students need to highlight all the words in the puzzle using the Highlighter Pen. The answer to the riddle can be found by...

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Halloween Clip Art

Here’s a collection of Halloween Clip Art that you can incorporate into your Notebook lessons. Click on an image to display it in full size. You can then right-click on the image to save it to your computer.     I do not recommend copying and pasting the images into Notebook. It is better if you save the file to your...

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Halloween Jokes

It’s never too early to catch up on some of the worst Halloween jokes ever written. Each joke is guaranteed to be worse than the last one but that won’t stop the kids from having a great time interacting with some of the least scary creatures you’ll ever meet. You can download this file from the Free Resource...

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Rounding Numbers To Nearest 10 and 100

I had such a demand for more information and additional resources for rounding numbers to the nearest 10 and 100 that I created a lite version of the Notebook Lesson called Monkey Business – Rounding Numbers (see slideshow below). The Lite Version contains valuable information on rounding numbers including the monkey’s...

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Scaling the Universe on a SMARTBoard

I watched an amazing video from Space.com that showed images of what’s called the Extreme Deep Field (EDF). These images represent the farthest we (humans) have ever seen into the Universe. The very end of the video pans back from the EDF to help provide a better perspective on the actual vastness of the Universe. This...

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The Prime Of Life – Fun With Prime Numbers

I just created a fun activity called The Prime Of Life that reinforces the recognition of Prime Numbers. This activity was requested by a teacher trying to find a more engaging way for students to practice recognizing the Prime Numbers up to 100. Since I was already working on finding some fun Halloween resources, I though I would...

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Monkey Business – Rounding to Nearest Ten

I’ve been working on a comprehensive Notebook lesson called Monkey Business that helps students learn and review basic procedures for rounding to the nearest 10 and the nearest 100. In this lesson, I created a fun review activity called Banana Rama where the goal is to collect 10 bananas as fast as possible by touching on the...

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