Hi there, I'm Michele! Welcome to The Collaborative Class. I'm a 5th grade ELA teacher, certified reading specialist, and toddler mom who is passionate about building relationships and making learning meaningful and fun.  I believe that collaboration is a key to success both inside and outside of the classroom and I love collaborating with other teachers! My goal is to help you save precious time by sharing low prep, rigorous activities, ideas, and resources that are highly engaging for upper elementary students. 


Upper Elementary

ELA Choice Boards

Provide students with engaging reading & writing choice board activities that are perfect to use as classroom centers or for distance learning.  

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Bulletin Board Kits | Classroom Bulletin Boards | Growing Bundle
Looking to add some new bulletin boards to your classroom this year? This bulletin board kits growing bundle contains all my available bulletin boards PLUS new bulletin boards will be added when they are created. By investing in the growing bundle, you are guaranteed an amazing resource for your classrooms. - Zip,PDF,Google Apps
Assignment Slides Solid Colors Blank AND Holidays BUNDLE
These customizable assignment slides are the perfect way to organize and present information to students in your class. Students will benefit from having standards, expectations, and directions available to them visually during morning meeting or even throughout the day. 120 pages - Zip,Google Apps
Student Engagement Pack Growing Bundle | Distance Learning
Are you looking for new ways to get your students excited about learning and actively engaged in the content you teacher? This student engagement pack growing bundle is just what you need. It contains various resources that are created specifically to develop and sustain student engagement in class. 136+ - Zip,Internet Activities,PDF,Google Apps
Narrative Writing Finish the Story Activities | Holiday Growing Bundle
These narrative writing finish the story activities are perfect for getting your students excited about the holidays while practicing their narrative writing skills. They include both print and digital options, perfect for in-class or distance learning. - Zip,Google Apps,Internet Activities,PDF
Holiday ELA Activities Mega Growing Bundle | Reading & Writing | Print + Digital
Looking for engaging holiday ELA activities that align to the standards and students love? This bundle is perfect to use for all year round for literacy centers, morning work, holiday parties, and more! A good resource to keep students engaged during the holidays. - Google Drive folder,Internet Activities,Zip,PDF,Google Apps
Easter Activities Bundle | Reading & Writing Activities | Print + Digital
Looking for engaging Easter ELA activities that align to the standards and students love? This bundle is perfect to use for spring literacy centers, morning work, holiday parties, and more. A good resource in reinforcing ELA related skills of the students. - Google Drive folder,Internet Activities,PDF,Google Apps


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