How I Spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague---link has great ideas to use the first week of school
4D triorama tutorial
My son will be in 4th grade this year and is a VERY visual learner. I think people tend to use these types of activities for the younger ages but the older ages can benefit from these types of things, too!
How To Use Writing Prompts To Start Writing A Book, Plus A Free Set Of Writing Prompts
great anchor charts
Pie Corbett Story Mountain
Performing in Education: Annotate the Text: 5 Concrete ideas for teaching text annotation
Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | Story Inspiration – Little Letter
My VCOP display for my year 5 class, I'm really pleased with the visualisation of it.
A level 4b Guided Reading Pack linked to the Mayan Civilisation. The pack includes text, teacher questions, follow-up work, SPAG work and vocab work.