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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
** Featured on the 2 Sisters' Tip of the Week 7/6/12** This is a great activity to combine both math and word work! I pair this sheet with a baggie of play coins and have students determine the worth of each of their spelling words. You could
Subjects:
Spelling, Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
3481 ratings
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
These activities will get you all set for year-long, self- differentiating word work centers and/or math centers! Each activity combines learning spelling with a math concept, like place value, addition, multiplication, cents, and dollars.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$10.50
$9.45
1016 ratings
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is another great activity to combine math and word work! I pair this sheet with a baggie of place value blocks in ones, tens & hundreds to have students determine the worth of each word. On the bottom of this page, they are also asked to
Subjects:
Spelling, Math, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
759 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a combo set at a discounted price that includes all three of my word work centers in one convenient download. Included are: - How Much is Your Word Worth? (original version with pennies, nickels, dimes & quarters) - Place Value Spelling
Subjects:
Spelling, Math, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
$4.05
813 ratings
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a great Spelling/Word Work/Math Station that incorporates spelling, manipulatives, and mental math. Have students create words using Letter Tiles or by making your own using the included pdf pages of 3 sets of A-Z tiles with numbers (A-Z
Subjects:
Spelling, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$1.50
554 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Looking for new, unique, and kinesthetic ways to practice spelling and/or vocabulary words? By incorporating these two centers into your Word Work rotation, you are not only having your students practice their words, but become familiar with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
438 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This language activity is the perfect way to engage students, get them moving, and practice the past, present and future tense of both regular and irregular verbs. The Verb Tense Monsters packet includes 24 cards, 5 student work pages and a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
L.3.1d, L.3.1e
$2.50
328 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This unit includes over five center activities to help teach important vocabulary from Back to School season. Included are: - Making Words (2-9+ letter words) - Word Search (uses most of the Back to School vocabulary words) - Parts of Speech Sort
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.25
447 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This set includes three different versions of my popular Word Work Activity, How Much is Your Word Worth? - The original version features a variety of pennies, nickels, dimes & quarters - #2 features all four coins as well as dollars - #3
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$4.50
$4.05
322 ratings
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This unit includes over seven center activities to celebrate the changing of the seasons and the beautiful fall colors. Included are: - Making Words (2-9+ letter words) - Word Search (using most of the 36 vocabulary words) - Synonym & Antonym
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Autumn
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.25
383 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
If you use Word Work Centers in class, this is a wonderful management tool to help keep your students engaged with a wide variety of activities. This Word Work Center Bingo Board comes in three clip art versions and all 24 squares are EDITABLE PDFs
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Specialty, Classroom Management
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.25
358 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This trio set includes ALL 3 of my Place Value Spelling Sheets and their matching recording sheets. Great for differentiation! Included are: 1. Place Value Spelling (original)- ones, tens, and hundreds 2. Place Value Spelling #2- ones tens,
Subjects:
Spelling, Math, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
$4.05
254 ratings
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Similar to my other Word Worth products, this version incorporates all four common US coins (penny, nickel, dime & quarter) as well as dollar bills. Use this in a Word Work or Math Center to help build money skills and practice spelling words.
Subjects:
Spelling, Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$1.50
239 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This engaging wintertime activity will help your students build words with prefixes and/or suffixes by dressing up snowmen in scarves, hats, and earmuffs. Each of the 10 snowman cards contains a root word for your kids to dress up with prefix cards
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Winter
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.25
246 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This pack was made to complement my Word Work Centers, but can be used with any word cards! Have students pull one “Pick 3” card and follow the directions. All cards begin by picking three *new* word cards, so if your students use four “Pick 3”
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.25
266 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
For all of my Canadian friends, I have adjusted my popular Word Worth activity to fit your currency! Included in this activity are the $2, $1, .25, .10, and .05 coins. **For the original version with American coins, click HERE. This is a great
Subjects:
Spelling, Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$1.50
145 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
These engaging chevron posters will help your students remember the four types of sentences in either advanced or basic terms. Each poster comes with the term in a unique color, the definition, the ending punctuation needed, an example sentence,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$3.25
179 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This unit includes over seven center activities to keep you warm during the chilly winter months. Included are: - Making Words (2-9+ letter words) - Word Search (using most of the 36 vocabulary words) - Building Compound Words (combining two words
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Winter
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.25
267 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Do you struggle to stay on top of all of the 3rd Grade Common Core Math & ELA Vocabulary? These cards can help by providing your students with Math & ELA terms and helpful illustrations! Be sure to download the "PREVIEW" for a full list of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Word Walls, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$13.00
$11.70
217 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Do you struggle to stay on top of all of the 3rd Grade Common Core ELA Vocabulary? These cards can help by providing your students with ELA terms and helpful illustrations! Be sure to download the "PREVIEW" for a full list of words, as you may find
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Literacy Center Ideas
$7.50
177 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for the past 10+ years, the majority of which have been in 3rd grade. It was my favorite grade as a student and is my favorite grade as a teacher :) I have also taught 2nd and 5th in both the big city and now the 'burbs.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My style includes a mixture of humor, activity, and high expectations. I love adding in movement and music whenever I can. We use a lot of Whole Brain Teaching strategies as well as Brain Breaks throughout our day to keep things fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Impact on Education Award 2013, Boulder Valley School District

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS, Early Childhood Education from The Ohio State University MA, Childhood Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, NY

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