Google Slides Teaching Resources
Browse and download thousands of Google Slides templates created by teachers just for your elementary school classroom and Google Classroom too!
From Interactive Google Slides templates designed to draw students into learning to ready-made Google Slides set up for your morning meetings so you can just click a button, there are thousands of options in this expansive collection!
Although Google slides were a thing before remote learning, they have certainly become more popular in recent years, and we've converted thousands of our printable resources into Google Slide templates ready for you to download and use in your lessons whether you're teaching in the classroom or virtually.
How Do You Use Google Slides in Google Classroom?
The best part about our step-by-step instructions for using Google Slides in Google Classroom is that there isn’t any time spent explaining the "how to" in regards to the design and creation of Google Slides. That’s because we’ve already done the hard work for you with our collection of beautifully designed Google Slides ready to go!
All you have to do is:
- Download the Google Slide resource.
- Make a copy.
- Create an assignment in Google Classroom.
- Add the Google Slide from your Google Drive.
- Make a copy for each student.
What Are the Benefits of Using Google Slides in the Classroom?
With templates designed by teachers and rigorously reviewed by the expert teachers on the Teach Starter team, you'll find slides for just about everything you can think of in your classroom and then some. Here are some of the great benefits you'll quickly find!
Google Slides are easy to grade — you can grade from anywhere ... even your own kids' after-school practice!
- With Google Slides, it's easy to tell when kids are missing work.
- Because of the digital nature, parents can easily see their students' assignments
- There's increased accountability
- There are extra supports in place for a teacher when parents question a student's grade
- You can quickly shift from in-person to remote learning when necessary
- Individual pages in Google Slides can be downloaded as documents, PDFs, jpgs, and in other formats so you can easily print and edit!
Grammar Grid - Parts of Speech Mystery Picture (Crab)
Follow the color-coded parts of speech guide to fill in the word grid and reveal a mystery image.
End of Year Project - Lemonade Stand Design
Reap the benefits of STEM education by inviting young entrepreneurs to develop a Lemonade Stand with a STEM education project.
Narrative Plot Structure Template
A template for students to use when planning the plot structure of a narrative text.
End-of-Year Teacher Checklist
Remember all of those important end-of-year teacher tasks with a handy Classroom Closeout checklist.
Factor Pairs – Google Slides Interactive Activity
Determine the factors of numbers less than 100 with these interactive slides.
Label a Soil Profile – Worksheet
Identify and label different layers with this soil profile worksheet.
Library Scavenger Hunt – Upper Grades
A fun scavenger hunt for students to do in the library.
Prefix and Suffix Anchor Charts
Increase vocabulary skills with anchor charts about prefixes and suffixes.
Nouns, Proper Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs and Conjunctions Posters
Enhance student understanding of the 8 parts of speech with these colorful, informative, and easily-referenced grammar wall posters for the classroom covering nouns, verbs and more!
End of Year Reflections - Task Cards
Reflect on the amazing school year with End-of-Year Reflections Task Cards.
Dear Future Student – Trifold Template
Use this template with your class to write about interesting grade-level information, experiences, and tips for incoming students.
Changing Verb Tenses Interactive Google Slides Activity
Provide your students with a digital learning environment to practice using past, present, and future tense verbs.
Library Scavenger Hunt – Lower Grades
A fun scavenger hunt for students to do in the library.
Physical and Chemical Changes - Task Cards
A set of 8 lab station task cards to use when teaching physical and chemical changes.
End of Year - Build a Board Game Project
Build critical thinking, writing, and reading skills by engaging your students with an end-of-year S.T.E.M activity.
Printable Wanted Poster Template
A 'Wanted' poster template that can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom.
Fact and Opinion Sort - Interactive or Printable Activity
Practice differentiating between fact and opinion with this set of 24 sorting cards or a Google Slides Interactive activity.
End of Year - Island Resort Design Project
Create and design your own Island Resort with a fun end of year art and STEM project for elementary students.
Food Truck Frenzy! End-of-Year Project Based STEM Learning Activity
Introduce your students to the world of Food Trucks as they master math, STEM, and art to design and run their own food truck.
Leveled Paired Passage Worksheets-Mammals vs. Reptiles
Differentiate reading instruction with leveled nonfiction, compare and contrast passages, and worksheets.
Comprehension Worksheets - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Read and learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch with a reading comprehension passage and worksheet pack.
Mixtures and Solutions Worksheet
Worksheet that focuses on the differences between a solution and a mixture.
Let's Research! Digital and Print Poster Project Templates
Conduct, organize, and display research about books, people, planets, animals, states, and countries with a versatile set of printable and digital poster templates.
End of Year Project- Design a Summer Camp
Plan, design, and organize a Summer Camp Program with a fun end of year art and STEM project for elementary students.
Write With Your Senses: Daily Descriptive Writing Prompts
Inspire your students to write descriptively using our 20 daily descriptive writing prompts slide deck and graphic organizer.
Forest Food Chains – Cut and Paste Worksheet
Challenge students to create 3 different food chains with this cut-and-paste worksheet.
Humpty Dumpty Instructional Slide Deck - All About Characters
Engage young readers in texts and learn about characters with an instructional slide deck featuring the Humpty Dumpty rhyme.
Editable End-of-Year Class Superlative Awards
Celebrate your school year with End-of-Year Awards tailored to each individual student in your classroom.
Memorial Day Teaching Presentation
Reflect and show respect on Memorial Day with this informative teaching presentation.
Sorting Needs and Wants for Kindergarten - Worksheet and Google Interactive
Practice identifying basic needs and wants with a cut-and-paste sorting worksheet or Google Interactive Resource.
Note-taking Graphic Organizer
A graphic organizer for students to use when taking notes.
Narrative Writing Planning Template
A template for students to use when planning a narrative text.