Sam Reali

Constantly meta-thinking about teaching. Screaming from the outside in about education policy. Avid reader.

Chicago, IL

Yoda Quotes + Vocabulary

Get better at using vocabs by connecting their meaning to movie quotes. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.6, L.4.6 and L.5.6 (vocabulary acquisition and use).

Sam RealiKobe Quotes + Vocabulary

Get better at using vocabs by connecting their meaning to sports quotes. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.6, L.4.6 and L.5.6 (vocabulary acquisition and use).

Sam RealiMonsters University + Vocabulary (2)

Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to movie quotes. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.6, L.4.6 and L.5.6 (vocabulary acquisition and use).

Sam RealiMonsters University + Vocabulary

Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to movie quotes. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.6, L.4.6 and L.5.6 (vocabulary acquisition and use).

Sam RealiPeyton Manning and Making History (2)

Get practice on reading comprehension with a sports article about Peyton Manning. Aligns with Common Core ELA RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1 (analysis), RI.9-10.2 and RI.11-12.2 (central idea).

Sam RealiPeyton Manning and Making History

Determine the central idea of a sports article about Peyton Manning. Aligns with Common Core ELA RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1 (analysis), RI.6.2, RI.7.2 and RI.8.2 (central idea).

Sam RealiDwyande Wade and his Knee Problems (2)

Determine the central idea of a sports article about Dwyane Wade. Aligns with Common Core English Language Arts RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1 (analysis), RI.9-10.2 and RI.11-12.2 (central idea).

Sam RealiDwyane Wade and his Knee Problems

Determine the central idea of a sports article about Dwyane Wade. Aligns with Common Core ELA RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1 (analysis), RI.6.2, RI.7.2 and RI.8.2 (central idea).

Sam RealiKardashian tweet + Vocabulary

The Kardashians are back! Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to celebrity tweets. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.9-10.6 and L.11-12.6 (vocabulary acquisition).

Sam RealiKardashian tweet + Vocabulary (2)

The Kardashians are back! Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to celebrity tweets. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.6.6, L.7.6 and L.8.6 (vocabulary acquisition).

Sam RealiJay-Z tweet + Vocabulary (3)

Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to celebrity tweets. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.6, L.4.6 and L.5.6 (vocabulary acquisition and use).

Sam RealiJay-Z tweet + Vocabulary (2)

Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to celebrity tweets. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.6.6, L.7.6 and L.8.6 (vocabulary acquisition and use).

Sam RealiJay-Z tweet + Vocabulary

Get better at memorizing vocabs by connecting their meaning to celebrity tweets. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.9-10.6 and L.11-12.6 (vocabulary acquisition).

Sam RealiDr. Dre and his Beats

Determine the central idea of a business article. Aligns with Common Core ELA RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1 (analysis), RI.9-10.2 and RI.11-12.2 (central idea).

Sam RealiUS Government Shutdown 2013

Determine the central idea of a news article. Aligns with Common Core ELA RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1 (analysis), RI.6.2, RI.7.2, RI.8.2, RI.9-10.2 and RI.11-12.2 (central idea).

Sam RealiMinecraft Steve acts like...

Get some practice with using similes to describe Minecraft Steve. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.5, L.4.5, RL.5.4 and L.5.5 (basic figurative language like similes and metaphors).

Sam RealiMinecraft Steve is like...

Get some practice with using similes to describe Minecraft Steve. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.5, L.4.5, RL.5.4 and L.5.5 (basic figurative language like similes and metaphors).

Sam RealiMinions are as gentle as...

Get some practice with using similes to describe minions. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.5, L.4.5, RL.5.4 and L.5.5 (basic figurative language like similes and metaphors).

Sam RealiLeBron is as fast as...

Get some practice with using similes to describe LeBron. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.5, L.4.5, RL.5.4 and L.5.5 (basic figurative language like similes and metaphors).

Sam RealiYoda is as wise as...

Get some practice with using similes to describe Yoda. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.3.5, L.4.5, RL.5.4 and L.5.5 (basic figurative language like similes and metaphors).

Sam RealiSports and Figurative Language

Ever heard the saying, "did you mean that literally, or figuratively?" See figurative language used in a sports setting. Aligns with Common Core ELA L.[6-12].5, RI.[6-12].4 and RL.[6-12].4.

Sandra WatsonPSY, Gangnam Horses and Simultaneous Equations (2)

PSY has a stable in Gangnam! Test your skills in solving simultaneous equations. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.8 (simultaneous linear equations in 2 variables).

Sam RealiPSY, Gangnam Horses and Simultaneous Equations

PSY has a stable in Gangnam! Test your skills in solving simultaneous equations. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.8 (simultaneous linear equations in 2 variables).

Sam RealiMonsters Football League, Simultaneous Equations 2

In a Monsters world, football has different rules, but Johnny Worthington III wants to change them. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.8 (solve simultaneous linear equations in two variables).

Sam RealiMonsters Football League + Simultaneous Equations

In a Monsters world, football has different rules. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.8 (solve simultaneous linear equations in two variables).

Sam RealiScale of this World (2)

How many apps do people download? Get a rough idea. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.3 (scientific notation).

Sam RealiScale of this World

How much do people tweet? Get a rough idea. Aligns with Common Core Math 8.EE.3 (scientific notation).

Sam RealiThe Hobbit and Exponents (2)

The dwarves arrive at Bilbo's home and quickly eat up most of his bread. But they don't like butter as much. Aligned with Common Core Math 8.EE.1 (properties of integer exponents).

Sam RealiThe Hobbit and Exponents

The dwarves arrive at Bilbo's home and quickly eat up most of his bread. Aligned with Common Core Math 8.EE.1 (properties of integer exponents).

Sam RealiIron Man and his Flying Speed (3)

How fast is the Iron Man, really? Aligned with Common Core Math 8.EE.4 (perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation).

Sam RealiNBA and Geometry - Who's closest to the ball

Find out which all star player is closest to the ball. Aligned with Common Core Math 5.G.2 (graphing points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane).

Sam RealiNBA and Geometry - Who's closest to the basket

Find out which all star player is closest to the basket. Aligned with Common Core Math 5.G.2 (graphing points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane).

Sam RealiMinecraft - Trade for Cocoa Beans

How many watermelons do you need to trade for a bag of cocoa beans? Aligned with Common Core Math 5.OA.1 (use parentheses) and 5.OA.2 (write simple expressions without evaluating them).

Sam RealiNBA Stats and Decimals (3) - Rounding

Use real stats from the NBA to practice rounding decimals and understand the effects of rounding. Aligned with Common Core Math 5.NBT.3 (comparing decimals) and 5.NBT.4 (rounding decimals).

Sam RealiNBA Stats and Decimals (2)

Use real stats from the NBA to practice decimals. Aligned with Common Core Math 5.NBT.3 (read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths).

Sam RealiNBA Stats and Decimals

Use real stats from the NBA to practice decimals. Aligned with Common Core Math 5.NBT.3 (read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths).

Sam RealiYoda, Luke Skywalker and the Force Meter

Measure the Force. Aligned with Common Core Math 5.NBT.1 (place value).

Sam RealiIron Man and his Flying Speed (2)

The new suit increased his speed by 25% - what does that mean? Aligned with Common Core Math 7.EE.2 (rewriting an expression in different forms).

Sam RealiThe Hobbit and Probability

Before going on the journey to recover Erebor's gold, Bilbo and others convene to assess how likely Smaug the dragon is still alive. Aligned with Common Core Math 7.SP.5 (probability and likelihood).

Sam RealiClash of Clans - Mortar and its blind spots

Want to be a designer or programmer for Clash of Clans? Know your Math. Aligned with Common Core Math 7.G.4 (area and circumference of a circle).

Sam RealiClash of Clans and Math (2)

Knowing your Math keeps you sharp at Clash of Clans. Here is why. Aligned with Common Core Math 6.RP.2 (ratios and unit rates).

Sam RealiYoda vs Darth Vader - Show Me The Money

Yoda and Darth Vader discuss money arithmetic. Aligned with Common Core Math 4.MD.2 (money) and 4.OA.3 (multistep).

Sam RealiMinecraft and Converting Measurements (2)

How long is the farm? Aligned with Common Core Math 4.MD.1 (measurements and their conversions) and 4.NF.6 (decimals and fractions with 100 as denominator).

Sam RealiMinecraft, Perimeter and Area

Figure out perimeter and area for 2 farms in Minecraft. Aligned with Common Core Math 3.MD.8 (perimeter and area).

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