Formatted like a standardized test, this 10 page document tests math skills such as addition, multiplication, percentages, shapes, division, probability, graph-reading, area, perimeter, units of measurement, place value and more. These are approximately the skills tested in fourth grade, although state standards vary widely.
This "rock solid" unit explains the different hardnesses of rocks, the origins of different kinds of rocks, and their classifications. Best of all, it includes several great experiments that are sure to involve and enlighten.
Three reading comprehensions (Your Digestive System, Diseases of the Digestive System, Take Care of Your Digestive System) clearly and simply explain how the Digestive system works and how to keep it working.
Words with multiple definitions are examined in this dictionary skills activity, using the same dictionary page example as abcteach's activity, Guide Word #1; bubble-bun to burden-buzzard. Students answer questions and write sentences related to understanding the appropriate definition.