Giveaway~ Our Favourite My Little Pony Finds

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My Little Pony Giveaway
My girls (and I, if I’m completely honest) absolutely LOVE My Little Pony and with Christmas fast approaching, they have been making their wishlists. It was no surprise when numerous MLP toys made it to both their short lists.
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Needless to say that when this little surprise arrived at our door earlier this week, the girls were thrilled!
My Little Pony
I asked the girls which MLP toys the love the most. Getting them to narrow them down was a lot harder than I expected.

Here are their TOP 5 choices:

My Little Pony: The Movie Canterlot & Seaquestria Castle

Hiding far beneath the ocean, Queen Novo rules over the underwater kingdom of Seaquestria. Imagine adventures from My Little Pony the Movie with Queen Novoand Spike the Pufferfish figures, and this 2-worlds-in-1 playset. Put the figures on the slide or in the bubble-shaped elevator and have them ride from Canterlot down to the kingdom of Seaquestria! Place the figures on the dance floor and spin the tower to pretend they boogie down! The figures can also fit on Jamal, the spinning octopus ride. Kids can also push a button to open the treasure chest and jellyfish chandelier to hide treasure inside. Keep the pony fun going with 30 plus accessories for bedtime, beach time, tea time, and more!

Includes playset, 2 figures, and 32 accessories.

• Pretend to play in 2 worlds: Canterlot and Seaquestria
• 29-inch tall playset
• Playset features an elevator, spinning octopus ride, and slide on lower level
• 30 plus accessories includes throne, waveboard, and vanity
• Includes seapony figure Queen Novo and Spike the Pufferfish figure

Ages 3 and up.
Warning: Choking hazard – Not for children under 3 years.
Adult assembly required

My Little Pony the Movie Fluttershy Land & Sea Fashion Styles – This is Pixie’s favourite set that arrived today.
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Fluttershy has style for both a land and sea pony! Inspired by the My Little Pony the Movie, this 3-inch Fluttershy seapony figure has a beautiful mermaid-like tail with a stylish, colorful design and cutie mark on her back fin. Pinch the clip and slide the tail towards her head to reveal the Fluttershy figure in pony form! Imagine movie-inspired adventures with My Little Pony friends (Each sold separately. Subject to availability).

Includes pony figure and accessory.

• Inspired by My Little Pony the Movie
• Fluttershy seapony figure
• 8 points of articulation
• Character-themed accessory
• Imagine land or sea adventures

• Ages 3 and up.
• Warning: Choking hazard – Not for children under 3 years.
• Not intended for water play.

My Little Pony the Movie Glitter and Glow Princess Celestia
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Princess Celestia brightens everypony’s day as she lights up Equestria! Light up movie-inspired adventures with this Glitter and Glow Princess Celestia figure. Press her sun-shaped cutie mark and watch her lights twinkle and change colors. Dress her up with her tiara and necklace to help her look her best and pretend she’s attending the Friendship Festival!

My Little Pony and all related terms are trademarks of Hasbro.
My Little Pony: The Movie. Copyright 2017 My Little Pony Productions, LLC. Licensed by Hasbro.

• Inspired by My Little Pony the Movie
• Princess Celestia figure features lights that change color
• She has glittery wings
• Necklace and tiara accessories for imagining royal adventures

Includes figure, tiara, necklace, and instructions.

Figure scale: 8 inches

• WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
• WARNING: Contains button or coin cell battery. Hazardous if swallowed – see instructions.
• Includes 3x 1.5V Alkaline Batteries
• Ages 3 and up

My Little Pony the Movie Glitter & Style Seapony Fluttershy – This is Fifi’s favourite surprise in drop.
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Fluttershy loves fresh seapony style! Inspired by My Little Pony the Movie, this 6-inch Fluttershy seapony figure has a beautiful mermaid-like tail and her signature cutie mark on her back fin. Her eyes and wings are detailed with glitter! Keep the stylin’ fun going with her long, colorful hair and underwater-themed accessories, too.

Includes seapony figure and 3 accessories.

• Inspired by My Little Pony the Movie
• Fluttershy as a seapony figure
• Glittering eyes and wings
• Underwater-themed accessories

• Ages 3 and up.
• Warning: Choking hazard – Not for children under 3 years
• Not intended for water play

My Little Pony: The Movie Swashbuckler Pirate Airship – Pixie has been asking for this since the movie came out last year!
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The guardians of the Elements of Harmony are ready for adventure, and…shiver me timbers! Inspired by My Little Pony: The Movie, this Swashbuckler Pirate Airship can detach into a pirate ship, airship, and skiff so kids can imagine Rainbow Dash and the pirate ponies (Sold separately. Subject to availability.) travelling by air, land, or sea! Deploy the dual sails, drop barrels from a secret chamber, and launch projectiles from the cannons during battle play. Then, move the cannons from bow to stern to turn them into engines! Clip figures to zip around and stow pirate loot in the treasure hideaway. The Rainbow Dash figure comes with adventuring accessories, including a sword, treasure chest, and spyglass. Imagine telling swashbucklin’ stories on this versatile vehicle!

My Little Pony and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.
My Little Pony: The Movie Copyright 2017 My Little Pony Productions, LLC. Licensed by Hasbro.

Launch projectiles from cannons that double as engines
Dual sails, plank, and treasure hideaway
12 pirate-themed accessories including a sword, anchor, and treasure chest
Comes with Rainbow Dash pirate pony figure

Includes vehicle, Rainbow Dash figure, and 12 accessories.

• Ages 4 and up
• WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD – Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
• CAUTION: Do not aim or shoot at eyes or face of people or animals. Use only the projectiles designed for this product. Do not modify projectiles or projectile blaster.

COMPETITION IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF SOUTH AFRICA ONLY
COMPETITION CLOSES ON 15 NOVEMBER 2018
WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON 16 NOVEMBER 2018 AND BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL
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Freebie Friday ~ The Roman Empire Resources

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Researching Ancient History has always been something I have enjoyed. Finding the Roman Empire Resources has been particularly enjoyable and I couldn’t wait to share these fun resources with you.

Fall of the Roman Empire from James Gasparo on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This worksheet reviews the many reasons for the Fall of Rome and asks students if America is following in the same steps as Rome in ways that are easy for middle school students to identify.

The Fall of the Roman Empire + Assessments from The Medieval World and Early Modern Times on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This Illustrated Overview features the reasons for the Fall of the Western Roman Empire – Political, Military, Economic, and Social. The Paragraph Assignment instructs the student to select 3 of the most important reasons for the Fall of Rome and explain the importance of their selection.

Includes:
– 4-Page Illustrated Article
– Multiple Choice Assessment
– Answer Key
– Scaffolded Paragraph Assessment
– Paragraph Scoring Rubric
– Crossword + Crossword Key
– Visuals + Map
– Printables
– Graphic Organizers

No Prep

Legacy of the Roman Empire – Middle School Common Core Lesson from MrRoughton on Teachers Pay Teachers
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An examination of primary and secondary sources regarding the legacy of the Roman Empire. Students analyze each source in order to draw a conclusion which they will then support with evidence. Designed specifically for the Common Core but also to be accessible and engaging for middle school students.

Roman Empire Map from Johnny S Teaching on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This is a map labeling activity that I have used in Honers Western Civ. & Western Civ. The map could easily be used for a World History or Geography class as well. The map focuses on the Roman Empire. Students need to write out where these locations are. This is also a good study tool for the unit test which requires them to identify some of the major geographic features in the region.

Decline of the Roman Empire from There and Back Again A Math Teacher’s Quest on Teachers Pay Teachers
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For this activity my goal was to list the successes of Rome and explore why it declined. You will need to find a video that explains the decline of Rome. My school happens to have a Discovery Education account and I am using their video “Civilizations: Fall of Power” as a basis for the note taking portion. (Please note, the link to this video is not included).

The second part of the lesson involves the students taking their notes and evaluating the causes for the decline by filling in thought bubbles on paintings of Romans.
(All pictures are google pictures).

Ancient Rome: Expansion of Roman Empire Interactive Notebook Foldable from LoveTeachTravel on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Expansion of Rome Interactive Notebook Foldable

EQ: Did the benefits outweigh the costs in Rome’s expansion?

Use this foldable to help your students record information about the Roman Empire’s four expansions. I use chapter 34 in HIstory Alive: The Ancient World

Great to use with Cornell notes or with a map coloring in the 4 expansions!

Leads up great to a Philosophical Chairs discussion centered around the EQ.

Roman Empire from BBC Bitesize
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What was life like in ancient Rome?
How the Romans conquered Britain
What was life like in the Roman army?
Did the Romans conquer Scotland?
What was it like in Roman Britain?
How did the Romans change Britain?

Roman Colouring pages from As the Romans Do
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Make history fun and teach your kids about Ancient Roman with these Colouring pages.

Roman Emperors from Mr Donn
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Rome was an Empire for over 500 years. During this time there were over 140 different emperors!

Ancient Roman Government Hierarchy from Hierarchy Structure
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Ancient Rome was one of the most exquisite and thriving civilizations that started growing on the Italian Peninsula in the beginning of the 8th century. The civilization was centered on the city of the Rome and expanded amorously to become one of the largest empires in the ancient world.

Roman Soldier from Bible Pathway Adventures
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Enjoy our free worksheet: Roman Soldier. Fun for kids to print and learn more about the Roman Empire. At the time of Yeshua (Jesus), the Roman Empire ruled Judea. Life for a Roman soldier was tough. They were often involved in intense battles. Simply right-click the worksheet, save to your computer and print. Feel free to share with others, too!

Ancient Rome Coloring Pages from Coloring.ws
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Coloring pages to inspire children learning about Italy.

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Freebie Friday ~ Ancient China Resources

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Writing Chinese Calligraphy: “Home” from Education.com
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This Chinese calligraphy worksheet brings together making art and learning language for your child. See how the Chinese character for “home” evolved from a picture of a pig cozy under a roof, and then practice writing the character yourself!

Chinese New Year Girl 3D Paper Model from DLTK Holidays
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This is one of the more complicated crafts on the DLTK websites, but it is a fairly simple example of a three dimensional paper model and provides a good introduction to the fun and time consuming hobby of paper modeling.

Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. This little girl is dressed up and ready to celebrate. She has a sign for each of the years (2012 is the Year of the Dragon, 2013 is the Year of the Snake, 2014 is the Year of the Horse, etc.)

Chinese New Year Crown or Hat from DLTK HOlidays
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A simple construction paper ‘hat’ the kids have fun making, decorating and wearing! We like making tissue paper flowers to decorate it, but you can use markers, stickers, glitter or gel pens instead.

Chinese Dragon TP Roll Craft from DLTK Holidays
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This is a simple craft to do for Chinese New Year or as a generic dragon craft.

The folded paper strips between the tp-roll halves means that the dragon craft can move around as if it is dancing!

The Chinese Dragon Dance is a traditional dance that involve people dressing up in costumes to make full sized “puppets”. Martial arts moves, bells and drums accompany the dances.

The traditional dragon costume is made by many performers. In the picture below you can see the performers hanging onto the poles and moving the dragon.

Chinese New Year’s Lantern Craft from DLTK Holidays
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You can hang up just one paper lantern or make a bunch and string them up to decorate the house or classroom.

There is a template for each of the Chinese New Year zodiac animals.

Ancient China Lapbook study created by Jimmie, Wende, and Ami
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Most of the information, mini-books, and ideas are from Jimmie\’s Squidoo Lens on Ancient China. Used with permission.

Hey There Ancient China – A Parody for Ancient China Primary Studies from Mister Chandlers Songs for Learning on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This is an educational parody that I am offering for free. When I taught 2nd grade we studied Ancient China and their inventions, and I always wanted to do a parody of the Plain White Tees “Hey There Delilah” and change it to Hey Ancient China. I hope your students like it and it helps them learn more about it!

from Jessica Orth on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This is a foldable that can be used for teaching about Ancient Chinese Geography and Agriculture. It is ready to print and includes easy step-by step directions. The foldable has information based from a particular textbook, but I feel it could be used with many different materials. Its sections require students to:

*Draw and label the Huang River on a map
*Fill in the Blank
*Draw a levee
*Create their own recipe using foods from Ancient China

I have also included an answer key for your use with this assignment. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to make this product more suitable for you! I hope you enjoy!

Ancient China Class Play/Assembly from Susan Russell on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This Ancient China Class Play/Assembly is one of a *set written by me. It covers all the areas of work the children will have done in class (the beginnings of a great civilization, Confucius, the First Emperor, Life in Ancient China, the four great inventions,) – all delivered by the 12 animals of the Zodiac! Ideal for Grades 3 – 8 and parts for all abilities. This curriculum-based play is fun but informative – guaranteed to be enjoyed by children and adults alike! This play is typical of all my plays – “written by a teacher, for teachers” – easy to deliver, and fun to perform, with seating plan included. The only difference with this one is that I suggest the use of ancient Chinese music whereas in my other plays my suggestions are always of a rock n roll variety – which really lifts the performance.

Easy Ancient China Summaries from Middle School Marketplace on Teachers Pay Teachers
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These summaries can be used with an ancient civilizations curriculum. They are designed for English Language Learners or very low readers. This unit includes five easy summaries about ancient Chinese geography, dynasties, inventions, Buddhism, and Confucianism & Taoism.

Ancient China Video Questions – Youtube Video Link Included! Free! from Lesson Plan Ninja on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Ancient China – Movie Questions for Time Life’s, “Lost Civilizations: China, Dynasties of Power” documentary. Narrated by Sam Waterston, this 35 minute documentary covers the first dynasty of China, the Shang, and the first emperor of China, Chin. It also focuses on oracle bones, the Great Wall, silk and Chinese inventions.

Also included is a weblink to the video so you can play the video online. Video questions are very short and very easy to answer, so your students can concentrate on the video. An answer key is provided with the file.

Ancient China Study Flashcards from Veni vidi vici on Teachers Pay Teachers
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22 flashcards to study for Ancient China. These can be cut up and used for many different activities!

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Freebie Friday ~ Ancient Greece Resources

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Country of Greece Coloring Pages from Coloring.ws
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Coloring pages to inspire children learning about Greece.

Greece Word Search from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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Print out the easy or challenging Greece word search puzzle. Encourage the children to find and circle the words listed. I think word searches are a great way to expand and practice vocabulary words!

Greek Mythology Word Search from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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Encourage the children to find and circle the words listed on the easy or challenging puzzle. I think word searches are a great way to expand and practice vocabulary words!

The Story of Arachne, the Weaver from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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written by James Baldwin, adapted and illustrated by Leanne Guenther — based on Greek mythology

The Story of Icarus from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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© written and illustrated by Leanne Guenther

The Story of Medusa and Athena from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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© written and illustrated by Leanne Guenther

Persephone from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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Persephone is a Greek myth about the daughter of the Greek goddess of harvest, Demeter.

How Prometheus Gave Fire to Men from DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
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written by James Baldwin, adapted and illustrated by Leanne Guenther — based on Greek mythology

Ancient Greece Unit & Lapbook from prepared by Jodi Small
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Book and Lesson Themes
Athens, Sparta, Trojan War, Trojan horse, gods and goddesses, Homer, lexander the Great, Plato, Socrates, Parthenon, Olympics

Hero’s Journey – From Ancient Greece to Today’s Favorite Films, FREE lecture from on Teachers Pay Teachers.
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What do Harry Potter, Frodo, and Katniss Everdeen all have in common? All of their stories (and so many others) fit the classic storytelling pattern of a heroic journey, as established by famed scholar Joseph Campbell.

Using many of the steps of the heroic journey as chronicled by Campbell, this full-hour lecture or flipped lesson will allow you to share a dynamic multimedia presentation with your students. They will be on the edge of their seats as the stories they love (from The Matrix to Star Wars to Finding Nemo) are connected with elements of the Ancient Greek storytelling tradition.

This high-interest lecture is a 78-slide Prezi that also features numerous embedded video clips. If your computer can view a video on YouTube, you’ll be able to view this file. This is great for a full-class period lecture, but could also be used in a flipped English classroom. Have students view the Prezi at home and then work in teams in class to connect the steps to an own assigned film title.

Ancient Greece Lesson: Athens vs. Sparta (Brains vs. Brawn) from on Teachers Pay Teachers.
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The slight differences between classical Athens and Sparta are magnified in this lesson because it provides for good issue-based discussion. In reality Athens and Sparta were both fairly militaristic, and at other times both were fairly democratic. Contrary to the way they are commonly portrayed, Athens had a powerful army and navy, and Sparta had an Assembly of elected members. But as we deal with discussing the early development of civilizations, it is useful to portray Sparta as simplistically militaristic and Athens as sophisticated and modern. Not that this is not true to any extent, but it is purposely exaggerated because the overarching principle in this lesson is not the study of Sparta or Athens, but how nations should focus their development: Knowledge or strength? Brains or brawn?

This lesson is perfectly differentiated to include a thought-based introduction, independent study, group work, creativity and artistic effort, while concluding with a presentation.

The assignment meets Common Core requirements and can be used independently as a skill building activity or as part of our larger Ancient Greece unit which is available for purchase.

Course Outline Curriculum: Ancient Greece and Rome FREE! from on Teachers Pay Teachers.
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So, you are teaching about the Greeks and Romans and have no idea WHAT you should teach? This is a useful course outline I have used for many years as a guide to plan lessons and activities around. It tells you what to consider including in your planning, and the units of study developed from it can range from a week to half the school year.

There are links at the end of the document to a variety of products in my store that can help you teach the lessons/activities in this outline. Enjoy!

Ancient Greece: Curriculum and Content Map FREE! from on Teachers Pay Teachers.
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It contains:
1) a list of sixteen “essential guiding questions”
2) a list of twelve “content areas”
3) a list of forty-five “behavioral objectives/skills”
4) a list of twelve “vital lessons”
5) a list of eight “audiovisual resources”

FREE Research Project Ancient Greece Olympics, Research Paper Writing Report from on Teachers Pay Teachers.
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Teachers will download a free research project for students to compare Ancient Greece with modern day Olympics. You will receive eight research paper questions, along with a Venn diagram, to help students with their report writing. The questions may be answered through student research or an online video (link provided). Answer keys are also provided.

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Freebie Friday ~ Ancient Egypt Resources

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Ancient Egypt Resources

Egyptian Activities for Children from DLTK Kids
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Egyptian Coloring Pages
Egyptian Crafts for Kids
Other Egyptian Activities

Ancient Egypt Unit and Lapbook prepared by Jodi Small
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Book and Lesson Themes
Nile River, pharaohs, Egyptian homes, gods and goddesses, pyramids, mummies, King Tut, Amenhoptep

The Day of Ahmed’s Secret – level 3 unit study written by Denise Gregson and Egypt printables by Ami Brainerd
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Book and Lesson Themes
patience, responsibility, Egypt, camels, book titles, point of view, estimation

Ancient Egypt Notebook Pages from Homeschool Share
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Free Egypt Pack! from 3 Dinosaurs
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Egypt Pack contains over 100 pages:
(Part 1) 3 part cards (2 sets), Which One is Different, What Comes Next, Prewriting Practice, Pattern Cards, Matching Cards, 4 part Puzzles, 10 Part Puzzles, Beginning Sounds, Size Sorting, Sorting Relics & Pharaohs & Queens, Color Pyramids by Size, Math Pages (Addition, Subtraction, Greater Than/Less Than, Counting), Dot the Letter M, (Part 2) Pocket Chart Cards, Write Beginning Sounds, Write Beginning Sounds Upper & Lower Case, Trace Name, Write Name, Egypt Word Matching, Matching Single Page, 100 Chart (color & plain), Roll & Count (1-5, 1-10), Roll & Count Questions, Pyramid Math Fact Family, (part 3) Color and Write a Sentence, Trace and Color, Draw and Write Pages, (Part 4) Color the Pattern, Fill in the Missing Pattern, Small Book.

Tot Pack contains 43 pages:
Prewriting (solid line and dot line), Which One Is Different, Color the Small Item, Cutting Practice, 2 part Puzzles, Color the Scarab Beetle, Matching Cards, 9 Piece Puzzle, Roll & Counting, Egypt Matching (4 per page), Shape Tracing, Dot the Letter (P, M, S) Lacing Cards, and Tot Time Pages (P & S).

Ancient Egypt from Interactive Sites for Education
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FREE Solve the Riddle: Ancient Egypt Scrambles from The Peanut Gallery on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Add some creativity to your study of Ancient Egypt with this ready to use activity!

Students unscramble words about Ancient Egypt using the clues provided for help. They then use their unscrambled words to help them solve a funny riddle at the bottom of the page.

Your students will learn new vocabulary terms about Ancient Egypt while having fun at the same time! An answer key is provided for your convenience.

Ancient Egypt Geography R.A.F.T. Writing from L.A. Beach Teacher on Teachers Pay Teachers
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R.A.F.T. is a creative approach to writing. (R-Role, A-Audience, F-Format, T-Topic) I created this Ancient Egypt RAFT writing activity for the geography teachers at my school. I have a rough outline of a lesson, a rubric, and examples that I could provide to you if interested. Just shoot me an email, and I’ll be happy to send you the rest of the information.

Ancient Egypt Leveled Reader from Social Studies in Special Ed on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Ancient Egypt leveled reader (400L and 500L) used for handouts and homework. Include comprehension questions from the text.

Developed in a special education Ancient History classroom.

Ancient Egypt Introduction from Carolyn Summy on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This PowerPoint is an introduction to Ancient Egypt. It discusses the social classes of Egypt but first makes connections to the leader of a school, then our country, and finally the leader of Egypt.

Ancient Egypt Family Life and Farming from Carolyn Summy on Teachers pay Teachers
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This PowerPoint discusses what life was like in Ancient Egypt along with why farming was so important.

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Freebie Friday ~ Geology Printables

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Freebie Friday ~ Geology Printables

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Fifi currently wants to be a geologist when she grows up. I just had to find some geology printables for her and found some real gems online. Here are a few of the freebies I have found online. Click on the Pinterest board at the bottom of this post to find more great resources.

Sedimentary Rocks Notebooking Pages from The Notebooking Fairy
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The thumbnails here feature three of the five different layouts. So click over to the free PDF to see them all. As usual, the notebooking set includes three different line styles for all ages.

Nature Walk Recording Pages for Emergent Readers from The Wise Owl Factory
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This post has nature walk recording pages for emergent readers. I recently walked to the beach with Sue Butter’s cute kindergarten class. They were each to collect 3 rocks for the stepping stones they were making for mother’s day. Grand Marais is a great place for finding rocks as it is on the shore of Lake Superior. This post has 2 freebies, one for a nature walk and one about rocks.

Earth Science Series: Geology FREE Printables and Resources from Homeschool Giveaways
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Geology is the study of the Earth, its processes, its materials, its history. Rocks, crystals, mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, rivers, glaciers, landslides, and floods can all fall into the study of Geology.

Free Rocks and Minerals Packet from Free Homeschool Deals
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Download a free rock and minerals packet from the Homeschool Den at Parents.com. There are 26 pages of free printables with half for younger students and the other half for older students.

Rocks and Minerals Learning Activities for Kids (with Free Cards) from The Pinay Homeschooler
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The summer break gave us an opportunity to explore sciences that Mavi loved to learn but couldn’t because of school. After our trip to the Wicklow Mountains last month, he’s been asking if we could learn about rocks and minerals. He plays Minecraft so he wanted to understand the building blocks he’s using. I started making the materials last month and it was just a few weeks ago that I finished the entire set and we were able to use it together with our rock collections!

Rocks and Minerals Classified Cards from Little School House in the Suburbs
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Here are our classified cards for our rock collection: SCRIBD (and more in a second file here) or you can click on the images in this post. I got the images from sites that were selling these rocks. If they complain, then I’ll have to take them down. Also, I made some cheat sheets that describe our collection and divide them into rocks vs minerals, type of rock, type of minerals, and which ones aren’t really their own mineral anyway and are just another version of one mineral….etc.

The Three Types of Rocks– Our Activities and a Free Worksheet Packet about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks from Homeschool Den
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The packet includes some sample example answers for each page (such as the metamorphic rock page in the collage below). This packet also includes the activities I shared below.

Free Resources Actually Make You Enjoy Teaching Rocks from Enjoy Teaching
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Enjoy teaching rocks! Free resources are everywhere. How can you curate them into a great instructional unit? First, find guest speakers. YouTube brings experts to your classroom with a click of a button. Second, locate great support materials. More stuff is popping up on the Internet every day. Now it’s time to add all of this to your favorite instructional materials. Voila! You’ll enjoy teaching rocks more than ever

All About the Rock Cycle from Education.com
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If you think volcanoes are cool, this colorful worksheet will blow your mind! Learn about the rock cycle and how volcanos are formed by reading the paragraph at the bottom of page 1. Then take a quiz with the multiple choice questions on the back.

Study of Rocks and Minerals for Kids (with FREE Cards) from The Pinay Homeschooler
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Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks

Outdoor Hour Challenge- Rock Study With Magnifying Lens from Handbook of Nature Study
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Rocks Up Close Printable Activity
Print the Rocks Up Close activity page and use it to guide a careful study of your rock. Sketch your rock carefully using colored pencils or markers.

Geologic Time Scale Lesson (notes, presentation, and activity) from The Teacher Time Saver on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This lesson covers the following topics:
• Geologic Time Scale
• Stratigraphy
• Fossils
• Evolution
• Precambrian Era
• Cyanobacteria
• Ozone
• Paleozoic Era
• Mesozoic Era
• Cenozoic Era

Geology Unit Notes, Earth Science Information, Curriculum and Standards from Science from Murf LLC on Teachers Pay Teachers
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These are the 16 pages of unit notes that I distribute to my students who require assistance and support staff. They chronologically follow my Geology Topics Unit that I offer on TpT.

These unit notes include the topics of…
Plate Tectonics, Evidence for Plate Tectonics, Pangea, Energy Waves, Layers of the Earth, Heat Transfer, Types of Crust, Plate Boundaries, Hot Spots, Volcanoes, Positives and Negatives of Volcanoes, Types of Volcanoes, Parts of a Volcano, Magma, Types of Lava, Viscosity, Earthquakes, Faults, Folds, Seismograph, Richter Scale, Seismograph, Tsunami’s, Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Uses of Minerals, Types of Crystals, Physical Properties of Minerals, Rock Cycle, Common Igneous Rocks, Common Sedimentary Rocks, Common Metamorphic Rocks, built-in quizzes, activities, and much more.

Dynamic Earth Geology Quiz Game from Science from Murf LLC on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This is a PowerPoint review game (167 Slides) that concludes a 600 slide lesson that I offer on TpT.

Geology Crossword Puzzle from Science from Murf LLC on Teachers Pay Teachers
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This is a geology topics crossword with 35 clues that is one very small portion of my Geology Topics Unit. Samples to portions of my Geology Topics Unit are provided. Please view the questions and answers below. This is a word document.

Paleontology, Fossils, and Ideas in Historical Geology from Better Science Teaching on Teachers Pay Teachers
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Are you and your students beginning a unit on geologic time or fossils? These activities will help your students understand the scale of geologic time as well as how paleontologists use fossils to learn about past animals and environments.

This file will be added to in the future. Purchasing it now will get you more lessons for free as it is updated. I am happy to incorporate suggestions if there’s something in particular you are looking for!

The current activities in the downloadable file are:

* An activity for students in understanding relative time
* An activity for students in understanding absolute time
* Paleobiology of molluscs – the lives of clams and how we know about them from fossil evidence

Geology JEOPARDY! Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and More! from BJ on Teachers Pay Teachers
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One of a number of Earth Science JEOPARDY! games I’ve designed to follow up on cooresponding units (also available on TpT). This interactive game includes visuals along with each question to enhance undertanding, as well as sound and graphics from the game show. Custom animation changes color of each clue after it is chosen.

Geology Pictionary from MAB on Teachers Pay Teachers
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pictionary cards to be printed double-sided for reveiw of layers of the Earth, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, minerals and rocks. Cards are set up in microsoft word for printing front to back and then cutting apart. Lamination is recomended. There are a total of 38 word cards.

Building a Geologic Timeline LITE from James Gonyo on Teachers Pay Teachers
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The Building a Geologic Timeline presentation will introduce students to Earth’s geologic past. The intro presentation is designed to hold student’s attention while giving them a better understanding of both biological and physical events of Earth’s past.

TASK CARDS – Geologic History *FREEBIE!* from NYS Earth Science and Living Environment Regents on Teachers Pay Teachers
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These 16 task cards are GREAT for individual, small group, or full class review for Earth Science Regents students. These have been so helpful for my special education and ELL students!

My task cards require students to explain processes, draw diagrams, interpret pictures, graphs and diagrams, and make inferences.

Included: 16 Task Cards, Printable Answer Sheet for students and an Answer Key for teachers.

Topics addressed:
Geologic Timeline,
Relative Age,
Sequence of Events,
Radioactive Dating,
Earth Science Reference Tables.

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