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As you scan these activities, you may be wondering, "Will these be effective in my classroom?' Most of these activities were developed for 3rd a...
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"Breakfast for your Brain" is 18 WEEKS of daily work that includes comprehensive materials aligned with Common Core Standards. Each weekly page ...
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{aligned with Common Core Standards RL 5.2, RL 5.10, and W 5.9} From learning targets to assessments; from graphic organizers to games...this fi...
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This card game, with instructions and printable maps included, will help students choose the appropriate map to use in a given situation. Stude...
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{RL5.3) As I've taught this skill over the last few years, I've created several activities that incorporate other content areas and push my stud...
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This document includes: 36 multiple choice worksheets with detailed answer keys, clear instructions for implementation as a daily unit, a tracki...
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Appositives: Identify them, write them, punctuate them. Find errors in appositives and use them to make writing more interesting and descriptiv...
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Teach students to self-question and explore the folktale genre, including legends, tall tales, myths, fairy tales, and fables. This chart lists ...
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Use this quick and informal assessment to test students' comprehension skills. (May be used as a formal assessment too.) This rubric focuses on ...
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Prepare your students for upcoming Common Core Assessments, including Louisiana's new iLEAP and LEAP writing prompts. This file includes: -three...
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Start your morning off right! Use these quick review question cards, 190 tickets in all, to greet your students and take a quick check of what t...
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Practice worksheets that involve proper adjectives aren't easy to find, so I created this to reach both high and low learning levels, as well as...
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A simple worksheet that will engage students and save you some time. Students are required to match genre labels to a picture of a picture boo...
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Six self-directed activity posters, each with a tip and an activity to encourage better editing and revising. These can be used as a writing les...
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This nonfiction informational resource packet was created for 5th grade reading class and includes questions and a constructed response. With a ...
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Help your student "own" vocabulary words. Detailed instructions are included for these engaging, cooperative learning games that require higher ...
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This unit includes games, worksheets, criteria, learning targets, lesson plans, and assessments designed to help your students master CCS RL 5.4 ...
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Compiled over years of research and classroom implementation, this reading comprehension guide is essential in teaching students of any age to co...
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Simply follow this carefully planned and researched pacing guide to spiral Common Core Language Standards and ELA instruction and assessments for...
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This sorting activity was created as a reinforcement activity for students who struggled to find characteristics of folktales in text. With tw...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over ten years, I've been lucky enough to teach in Illinois, Mississippi, Nevada, and Louisiana. Now I can take what I've learned from each of those unique experiences and compose thoughtful and effective lessons.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My classroom moves at a lightening fast pace. I use Power Teaching for student engagement. I never allow students to be off-task, even for a second. I pack a lot of material into a short time period. I value "stuff that's not on the test", like memorizing weekly fluency poems and instilling a love of reading. I'll laugh and cry with my students and let them know, we're in this together.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I immediately think of the accomplishments of my students. One year, our fifth grade class raised their collective reading level from 3.3 to 5.5 in one year. A few years ago, seven of our "red" students moved up two indicator levels to "green" and have maintained that throughout their elementary careers. Last year, we were blessed with a homeroom who were not necessarily the best and brightest, but they were the sweetest and most hard-working group I've ever had the pleasure of working with. This group went from 62% proficiency to 85%.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I'm proud to have graduated with a degree in Education from Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois. I hold endorsements in Art, Language Arts, and Middle School Instruction. When I found myself teaching in Reno, Nevada, I completed an ESL endorsement from Sierra Nevada College.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

It has to be effective; it has to be easy to implement. This is the mantra I live by when creating curriculum for my classroom and my TPT Store. As a seller, I want to make your life easier so you can focus on your students. Don't see something you need? Just send me a message...I may have just what you're looking for!