We have been very successful with On-Demand Writing. Included in this listing is ideas to help motivate your students to help them become successful with On-Demand writing prompts. Also included: Fifth grade pacing guide for writing, descriptions of how to teach, supplies that you need for the students, modes and forms of writing, example prompts, and guidelines for On-Demand writing.
Back by popular demand, yet another list of brain break clips for classroom use! These videos, in addition to the ones featured in my two previous articles 20 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting! and 20 Brain Break Clips: Movin' and Groovin'!, gives you access to 60 energizing videos for classroom use. Here are two tips that I use in my classroom to ensure that brain break time doesn't turn into a free for all... :-)