4 Must Use Foldables to Work on Summarizing Skills


This year, I have found myself gravitating more and more towards foldables. These little folded pieces of paper are such a great way to get the students involved and thinking about their learning in an engaging and meaningful way.

Whenever we are doing something mundane and otherwise boring, I know a foldable can ALWAYS perk up the room!

Lately, I have been using foldables a lot in science.

4 Must Use Foldables to Work on Summarizing Skills

Science is one of those subjects that is really hard for me to teach. We do the experiments, but then there is just so much background knowledge and other content to learn.

Using these foldables has really helped me to streamline my teaching AND to get the kids engaged enough in the background to actually remember it!

Come on over to Teaching in Room 6 to see all four of the different foldables that I have done in my latest unit on Living Systems for summarizing, and see how you can adapt them to use in your own classroom…

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Hi! My name is Stephanie (more commonly known as Mrs. M to my students) and I am an upper grade teacher. From the moment I stepped into my first classroom (a 4/5 split class), I knew that upper grades were for me. The interaction and level of conversation, the content I am teaching, the level of understanding the upper grade kids have... I was caught hook, line, and sinker by the upper grade bug.