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Lines, angles, triangles, polygons, quadrilaterals and parallelograms are all explained in this comprehensive bundle. This resource contains anchor charts to serve as a reference for your students, interactive materials, and lots of print and go
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Polygons, quadrilaterals and parallelograms are defined and explained in this resource with plenty of opportunities for hands-on learning. The three page table of contents provides an overview and directions for you. Additional directions with
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Sharks, an interactive unit. Use interactive materials and informational text to create fun, fact-filled lapbooks about sharks and how they live. Your kiddos will learn about sharks and their environment and then use the information to take notes
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Women's History Month is the perfect time to teach the contributions women have made to our country and the world. The story of Sonia Sotomayor details her journey to becoming the first Hispanic woman Supreme Court Justice as well as the following
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This resource contains a non-fiction story about alligators and crocodiles and how they live. Scaffolding activities are provided to increase reading comprehension. Materials for Literacy *Brainstorming chart *Prediction activity *Vocabulary Word
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Lines. Angles. Interactive materials. This resource is designed to provide interactive materials to act as teaching tools to define and explain geometry terms and rules, as well as to provide an opportunity for your students to experience hands-on
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Your students will learn many interesting facts about insects and spiders while engaging in metacognitive strategies to extract information from charts and diagrams provided in this resource. Students demonstrate knowledge of new information
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Celebrate Constitution Day! Be sure your kids understand how the American government came to be. This resource tells the story of how America became a country and adopted the Constitution to become the law of the land. It is a synopsis of the
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Students will love learning about map skills with printables, interactive foldables, and puzzles. Two levels of some tasks are provided for differentiated instruction. Topics covered are Tools to Interpret a Map The Equator Latitude Tropic of
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This math center provides a great hands-on opportunity for kids to add and subtract to solve word problems involving money. The center is a very versatile activity that allows the teacher to easily provide differentiated instruction for the
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This product contains a nine page biography with facts about Nat Turner's life as well as describing the climate in America during the 1860s. Perfect for studying Black History, Civil Rights and prejudice. Activities designed for differentiated
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This resource contains a non-fiction story about alligators and crocodiles and how they live. Scaffolding activities are provided to increase reading comprehension. Materials *Brainstorming chart *Prediction activity *Vocabulary Word
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Help your students to understand fractions. The activities in this unit will provide many opportunities to work with fractions and learn how to use them in authentic situations. Various activities will help your students become familiar with
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This is on sale for $2.00 for a special promotion which runs 7/6/17 only. Click here to see more great deals. Reading Comprehension--Scaffolding for differentiated instruction The Great Locomotive Chase of 1862 is the true story of James Andrews
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Use no prep printables, interactive activities, puzzles, flash cards and student-made vocabulary books to help your kids understand and define difficult geography vocabulary words appropriately. This resource includes: *33 three-piece puzzles *35
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This big bundle of interactive geography materials covering concepts and vocabulary will give your kids the skills they need to work in the content area. Do your kids know what an isthmus is? Do they know where the International Dateline is? Can
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Your kids will love this lighthouse-themed reading comprehension resource. Students will use a variety of comprehension and vocabulary strategies to complete the rigorous activities included . The resource is designed in a fun, flip book style. It
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Just print and you are ready to start work on these activities: • An original illustrated song to the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell” which can also serve as an early reader with repetitive lines on each page. • Students write--One or two sentence
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The Black History Reading Comprehension Bundle contains the full version of three original resources. This bundle is perfect to celebrate and honor black Americans who were part of the struggle for equality in America. This bundle highlights the
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This activity book contains literacy activities as well as exercises to develop critical thinking skills. An original story about Liam Leprechaun describes characteristics of leprechauns according to Irish folklore. Lessons that accompany the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a retired Special Education teacher with over 20 years experience teaching grades 1 through 8 in elementary and middle school settings. I started out teaching special kids in a self-contained classroom and eventually moved to a resource room. Later, I was invited to teach graduate level courses for the Literacy Department at a Long Island, NY college. I loved teaching the aspiring teachers as well as those veteran teachers who wanted a master’s degree in literacy or special education. When I retired from public school the Director of Special Services asked me to return on a part-time basis to become the district’s first official teacher mentor for new Special Education teachers. That was a great way to continue to share with new teachers. Unfortunately, this position ended when the district had economic problems, like many other districts, and had layoffs for the first time in decades. No new teachers, no need for a mentor. That was a very sad day for all, mostly the kids.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Even though I am retired, I will always be a Special Education teacher at heart. When creating resources my goal is always to prepare lessons that encourage even the most reluctant learners to become active participants. My materials require students to engage in hands-on learning and provide opportunities for them to experience success so they want to participate. Teachers need to turn reluctant learners into can-do kids.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Graduated with Special Education departmental honors

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Elementary Education, N-6; BA in Special Education; MS Literacy Education, K-12

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