Inference-This is an awesome Pixar short for reinforcing or introducing the skill of inference. allow students to watch the entire film minutes) then replay it, stopping to ask inference questions. Plus, this is just a super fun film to watch :)
OPINION WRITING: This is the perfect ad to teach kids how to cite evidence and give reasons for opinion pieces in a really fun way! "I have evidence that my dad is an alien" is an Audi commercial that can lead to a great discussion about observations.
Scale of planets and stars - excellent video to share as an introduction for an astronomy unit. After watching this video it can lead to a planet walk to see the actual scale of how far apart the planets are.
Interactive notebooks are a great tool for practicing new skills and assessing mastered skills! They are a collection of notes and hands-on activities all bundled into one notebook. They can be done whole-group, as a math center or in guided math groups.
A great idea for introducing multi-digit multiplication. But also a great idea for higher level thinking. What about showing this problem once they've mastered it and asking kids to find the missing number.