3rd Grade Thoughts

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**TpT Top 20 All-Time Bestseller** *Updated to include descriptions that fit on the BACK of the circle! Now they are *PERFECT* for anyone who comes in your class to lead a Brain Break! If you've already downloaded, just go to "My Purchases" to
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
$5.75
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This packet includes all of the resources you will need to start a Morning Meeting in your classroom, including a 30+ page E-BOOK to walk you through the entire process!! **To see a quick flip-through of the e-book, click HERE. Included in the
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$8.50
1543 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This HUGE file will help complement your Math Rotations/Math Workshop/Small Group Math Time. *Be sure to download the Preview file above to see an examples of each of the sides* Included in this pack are: - Teacher Time & description - Lesson
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Math Centers, Posters
$5.25
865 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
**UPDATED 7/22/15 to include EDITABLE PPT files! Now you can add any job you'd like with fonts AND clip art! Redownload if you have previously purchased this and enjoy personalizing the job cards to fit your classroom's needs!! These square chevron
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Classroom Forms
$5.00
747 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Do you struggle with chatterboxes this year? Is it a challenge to have kids use voices other than on or off? This Voice Levels Classroom Noise Management Packet can help! Included in this packet are loads of helpful resources: - Level 0-5 posters
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters
$4.50
452 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a collection of 135+ different Brain Breaks to use throughout the year during various seasons, topics, or for any reason whatsoever!! These can be used as transitions, breaks in the middle of an activity, something to raise or lower the
Subjects:
Spelling, Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$16.25
$14.63
363 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This packet contains colorful and decorative labels for all of the school supplies in your classroom. Included in these decorative frames are: - pencils - markers - coloring pencils - erasers - scissors - glue (sticks) - glue (bottles) - brushes -
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Classroom Forms, Clip Art
$3.00
323 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
If you use Math Centers in class, this is a wonderful management tool to help keep your students engaged with a wide variety of activities. This Math Center Bingo Board comes in two versions (boy & girl clip art) and all 24 squares are EDITABLE
Subjects:
Math, Classroom Management
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Math Centers
$2.25
359 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
357 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a fantastic system to keep desks, bins, tables and/or cubbies nice and tidy in your classroom! Every so often, leave one of these colorful & cheerful notes along with a special treat on top of a desk or in a bin or cubby that is very
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Fun Stuff
$3.00
173 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a collection of 10 different Brain Breaks for the classroom to help practice spelling words in engaging, kinesthetic ways. These can be used as transitions, breaks in the middle of an activity, something to raise or lower the energy of the
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary, Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
159 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Have your students ever pointed to the ceiling when you have asked where "North" is? Chevron Directional Signs to the rescue :) These chevron signs match the rest of my chevron collection. Each directional sign comes in ALL seven colors: - red -
Subjects:
Geography, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Posters
$3.00
114 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a set of 64 cards total! Each of them has three unique features: -a monster graphic- 8 different little guys -a number- #1-8 -a color (the number is the color in this set)- red, orange, yellow, blue, green, purple, pink & black These
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
138 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
You've asked and I am happy to say that my top-selling Brain Breaks for the Classroom are now available in POSTER SIZE! These coordinate perfectly with my original Brain Breaks set (found HERE so you can use them interchangeably throughout the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.75
68 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This HUGE file will help complement your Writing Groups/Writer's Workshop/Small Group Writing Time. *Be sure to download the Preview file above to see an examples of each of the sides* Included in this pack are: - Teacher Time & description -
Subjects:
Specialty, Classroom Management, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters
$5.25
94 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
Do you post lesson objectives and "I can" statements in your class? If you are a fan of my other chevron products, this will be the perfect addition to your classroom! These chevron signs include Writing, Reading, Language Arts, Science, Health,
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.00
75 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (6.37 MB)
By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a collection of 10 different Halloween-themed Brain Breaks for the classroom. These can be used as transitions, breaks in the middle of an activity, something to raise or lower the energy of the group, team-building activities, and
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Halloween, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
72 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
If you love to give your students CHOICE in their learning, this is a wonderful management tool to help keep your students engaged with a wide variety of activities. This Writing Bingo Board comes in three clip art versions and all 24 squares are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Specialty, Classroom Management
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.25
41 ratings
3.9
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You've asked and I am happy to say that my top-selling Brain Breaks for the Classroom are now available in POSTER SIZE! **THIS IS A DISCOUNTED BUNDLE SET OF BOTH THE REGULAR & HOLIDAY BRAIN BREAK POSTERS & PPT** You can purchase these
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$11.50
$10.35
40 ratings
4.0
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By 3rd Grade Thoughts
This is a collection of 70 different Brain Breaks to use throughout the year during various seasons. These can be used as transitions, breaks in the middle of an activity, something to raise or lower the energy of the group, team-building
Subjects:
Spelling, Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$10.50
$9.45
40 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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