How many times have you wished you had a kckout set of lesson plans at-the-ready for days when emergencies, an illness, or workshops keep you out of the classroom? Plan in a Can! for 4th-5th grades saves you all of the time you'd spend prepping for a substitute, and includes everything you need to ensure that your students spend their day engaged in meaningful learning activities. Here's what inside: 1. Fall Festival Math Practice: 3-page Fall-themed review of word problems featuring fractions, percents, fraction addition, multiplication with decimals, perimeter, and division. 2. Independent Book Response: multi-use, thoughtful prompts for responding to chapter books uses skills like summarizing, prediction, using text evidence to support answers, and personal reflection. 3. Secret Code Math: Students complete multiplication and division problems (numbers under 100) to crack a secret code and reveal the punchlines to silly jokes. 4. The Story of Hot Chocolate : a fun, 800-word n-fiction reading passage on the history of hot chocolate, plus short-answer comprehension questions. 5. ABC Chart: a multi-use graphic organizer for use with any content-area reading material of your choice (Science, Social Studies, Health, etc.). 6. Sentence Scramble: Students hone their skills at organizing information and comprehending reading by unscrambling sentences in a three-paragraph essay about hedgehogs! 7. Spelling Practice: A 15-word list of grade-appropriate, commonly misspelled words, along with Monkey on My Back original Spelling game. 8. Helpful forms for substitutes, including templates for important information on students' medical conditions, schedule, discipline plan, end-of-day procedures, and more. 9. Copy Room Quick Guide for when you're really in a pinch and need someone else to make copies for you (or just want to stay extra-organized). If you're planning an absence (or just want lots of fresh and fun materials), give yourself the gift of time and peace of mind that your plans are already ready--just open a Plan in a Can!