A Special Touch

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This is an intervention to use with students that are just beginning to learn their letters or use in small groups for those students struggling to master their letters. This could also be used as a homework piece. *If you use SFA like our school
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Handwriting, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
$5.00
5 ratings
3.9
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This file folder game focuses on beginning sounds. Students match the picture the froggy has to the correct beginning sound on a lily pad. This is perfect for Pre-K and Kindergarten students.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
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I created this theme to use in my classroom this year. We are doing a school-wide theme: Olympics, Going for the Gold! The bulletin board items are meant for mini-boards, not necessarily an entire wall. The pack includes flags for your door/desk
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Printables
$5.00
$2.50
2 ratings
3.5
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This is a table/desk nameplate for Pre-K or Kindergarten. This design is made for your students to actually color themselves!It features the alphabet, 0-31, counting 1-10, colors, shapes, and left/right.
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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These worksheets can be added to your lessons on color and color word recognition. Students color the picture the same color as the word on the sheet, trace the color word and finally find and color the color word from the top of the sheet. This
Subjects:
Other (Math)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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This activity is made for Pre-K and Kindergarten. This is a cute activity to do with your students at small groups or have them do on their own. Each ladybug has a certain number of dots on each wing. At the beginning of the year, students count the
Subjects:
Basic Operations
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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This activity packet can be used to reinforce color recognition with Pre-k and Kindergarten students. This can be used in class as a whole/small group activity, in a center as individual practice, homework as re-teaching, or anything else you would
Subjects:
Other (Math)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Assessment, Homework, Math Centers
$2.00
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This activity will help students increase their sentence building ability.Students will use the cards to build various sentences. After they build their sentence, they read it and write it. With this activity, students can build hundreds of
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
$1.50
1 rating
2.7
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This is a packet of 10 Earth Day themed word family sheets. Students create rhyming words for each word family shown. Each page contains each vowel (a, e, i, o, u) in a box and six places per box to create rhyming words. This could be used as a
Subjects:
Other (ELA)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
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This BINGO game is ideal for first thing in the morning when you are trying to take attendance and finish up those last minute details. There are 4 different sheets of items for students to find. Students take their BINGO sheet and search the
Subjects:
Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
$1.00
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These are just a few of the nursery rhymes we all know and love. These pages can be used in small / whole groups to teach nursery rhymes or even be sent home as part of beginning reading homework.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Homework
$4.00
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This is a set of the 6th grade CCSS. These can be posted in the classroom as you teach each skill.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th
Types:
Printables, Posters
$7.00
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These school bus labels are perfect for labeling your classroom with students names, especially at the beginning of the year.
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other
FREE
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4.0
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This is a chart for each quarter of the year designed for you and your students to record and keep track (visually) of who has been reading each week. This is a great way to keep students accountable.
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Homework
FREE
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4.0
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I used this "Addition Alien" with my kinders last year and I found that the visual truly helped them to grasp addition.
Subjects:
Basic Operations
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Math Centers
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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I use this with my kinders in Math Lab. Students identify the time on the digital and analog clocks and match them up. This is working on hours only.
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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This is part of a farm theme I have put together for my kinders. In this activity, students count the farm animals and place a clothespin on the correct answer.
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
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Students roll the dice and make an addition sentence. When they get the answer they color the farm animal with the answer.
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
FREE
5 ratings
4.0
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By A Special Touch
Students make word families/rhyming words. This can be used alone or as part of an Earth Day mini unit. If you like this free one, come to my store and get the packet of 10.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Earth Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
6 ratings
4.0
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This is a set of sight words for a 6-week period. There are activities for children to do that do not take a lot of prep time. It includes a parent page, take home practice sheets, activities to do with groups and activities children can do
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas, For Parents
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I began my career in 1998, working as a high school student volunteer then substitute. When I graduated in 1999, I was employed to work with severely disabled children. I worked with them (and thoroughly LOVED it) until 2006, when I began teaching. I taught kindergarten for 7 years. I had a break in service at 3 years and stayed home with my 2 sons (then 7 and 1), homeschooling my oldest for his 2nd grade year. In 2013, our family moved to TN. I was the assistant teacher in a juvenile facility that housed 16 boys, ages 14-18, until I was hired as the ELA Special Education teacher at the middle school I am currently at.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I would have to say my style of teaching is kinesthetic. I like for my students to hear, see, and do. That's how I learn best and I have found that using a lot of hands-on and having the kids re-teach helps them retain what I have taught them.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was featured in two of the local newspapers for the snack pack program I began and Teacher of the Year (2013) @ Middleton-Burney Elementary in Crescent City, FL.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a BA in Elementary Ed. with Exceptional Education and ESOL endorsements. I'm currently working towards my Master's in Special Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I founded the Mighty Bees Snack Packs program at Middleton-Burney Elementary in FL. The program's start date was January 31, 2012. Each week, students in need of food for the weekend receive bags/snack packs that volunteers have packed for them. By the end of 2013, there were 171 students receiving bags of food on Fridays. www.theinspiringteacher.blogspot.com

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