Eight 5th Grade Level Books to Improve Vocabulary

The absolute best way to improve your vocabulary is to read more, so we’ve assembled this collection of eight 5th grade level books that can help you amplify your personal dictionary! Including the best classics for 5th graders and modern page-turners that will boost your ELA confidence in time for middle school, this list [...]

By |2023-03-20T15:57:48-05:00March 16th, 2023|English|

Books for Women’s History Month—Grades 3–12

March is Women’s History Month, which means it’s a great opportunity to read and appreciate the influential works of significant women writers. We’ve compiled a list of books suitable for each grade level from elementary to high school. Each book explores themes of feminism, features great storytelling, and provides an opportunity to celebrate talented [...]

By |2023-03-02T18:43:07-06:00March 2nd, 2023|English, ZPQA Teacher|

Valentine’s Day Activities – Math and English | Piqosity

These Valentine's Day activities for school are great ways to enrich your classroom this February! Your students will be exceptionally engaged and excited to learn when you integrate holiday celebrations into your lesson plans. Math and ELA skills are particularly important in every student’s education, so we’ve collected several free classroom activities for this [...]

By |2023-02-20T08:17:29-06:00February 2nd, 2023|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

Why a Humanities Education Matters for K-12 Students

A humanities education, including courses such as English and History, is as vital to a student’s development and college-readiness as STEM courses are. America is finally trying to take the necessary steps to address our growing educational deficit—recent studies showing that American students are falling behind their peers in other countries, especially during and [...]

By |2023-03-02T18:48:13-06:00January 26th, 2023|English, Learning Tips|

Modern Children’s Literature: The Twentieth Century and Beyond

To elaborate upon a prior piece that we’d published about the history of children’s literature, we thought it necessary to get a sense of the present and future of the canon of works that have captivated young hearts and inspired young minds.  An enriching afternoon spent with Ms. Barbara Kinkead, a children’s librarian with [...]

By |2023-01-09T13:14:00-06:00January 3rd, 2023|English|

The History of Children’s Literature

For many of us, some of our fondest childhood memories are associated with the stories and books we learned from our parents, heard from our teachers, and discovered for ourselves—this article dives into the history of children’s literature so that we understand the origins of the stories we treasure throughout our lives. The memories [...]

By |2023-01-09T15:27:03-06:00December 20th, 2022|English|

Free Christmas Classroom Activities | ELA and Math

December is here, which means the holiday season is in full swing—bring some Yuletide cheer to your classroom with these Christmas classroom activities! An indisputable fact of this month is that your students are distracted by the festivities, especially as the winter break draws nearer and nearer, but no need to fret—we’re here to [...]

By |2022-12-12T19:36:49-06:00December 8th, 2022|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|
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