Amanda Klopping

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Amanda Klopping
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By Amanda Klopping
This product is a 52 page packet of worksheets that are designed to supplement the First Grade Common Core NBT Math Standards for Counting and Place Value. The worksheets would be good for review, seatwork, assessment, or as independent practice
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Printables
$3.00
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
"If I Were a Pilgrim" Writing Craftivity is suitable for first graders, as part of a Thanksgiving unit. It would especially work well alongside trade books that discuss pilgrim life, such as "Sarah Morton's Day" or "Samuel Eaton's Day." (My
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Social Studies - History, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
W.1.2, W.1.5, W.1.7, L.1.1a, L.1.2a, L.1.2b, L.1.2d, L.1.2e
$4.00
$3.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
This packet includes 10 worksheets intended for Guided/Independent Practice on Common Core OA 1.7 - addition equations and the meaning of the equals sign. Also included is an assessment. Contents: - 2 Basic Equals Sign Worksheets (1 = 1) - 2
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Basic Operations
Grades:
1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Printables
$3.00
$2.00
11 ratings
3.8
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By Amanda Klopping
This is a cross-curricular thematic unit based on the read-aloud book "Too Many Pumpkins," by Linda White. It is a 3-4 day unit, and includes language arts, writing, math, and science. It is designed around the First Grade Common Core
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Halloween
Grades:
1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.A.2, 1.OA.C.6, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, W.1.2, W.1.3...
$5.00
$4.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Amanda Klopping
This is a 16 page packet that covers most of the Kindergarten Counting and Cardinality Common Core Math Standards. It is designed for a review unit at the beginning of First Grade. It would also work well as a beginning-of-year readiness
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment
$3.00
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
This product includes 12 writing prompts for Christmas (secular). Each prompt has lined paper that goes with it. The lines are suitable for a mid-year first grader. Most of the prompts also include planning sheets. The prompts are suitable for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
$3.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
This is a one week language arts unit for New Year's Day. It was designed for first grade, but would be appropriate for second grade, as well. The unit includes: 1. An original nonfiction article about New Year's Day, at mid-first grade
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, The New Year, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$3.00
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
"If I Were a Pilgrim" Writing Craftivity is suitable for first graders, as part of a Thanksgiving unit. It would especially work well alongside trade books that discuss pilgrim life, such as "A Day in the Life of Sarah Morton" or "A Day in the Life
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Social Studies - History, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
$3.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
This product includes Veterans Day activities. It was designed for first grade, but would also be appropriate for second grade. The writing activity goes along with Common Core standards for an informational report. Included are: - 1 original
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Holidays/Seasonal, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.10, RI.2.1, RI.2.10, W.1.2, W.1.5, W.2.2, W.2.5, L.1.2, L.1.2a, L.1.2b...
$2.00
$1.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By Amanda Klopping
This packet is intended as a mid-year review of Common Core OA 1.7. It includes higher numbers through 100, as well as equations with sums through 10. For lower numbers through 50 and equations with sums through 5, see my TPT store for a similar
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Mental Math
Grades:
1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
1.OA.D.7
$3.00
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
This product is a one-day unit on the 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. It was meant to be taught before the ceremony airs on television. However, it would also be appropriate for the day after, as well. The product includes: - 1 original
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Geometry, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.G.A.2, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.10, W.1.2, W.1.5
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By Amanda Klopping
This packet includes 10 worksheets intended for Guided/Independent Practice on Common Core OA 1.7 - addition equations and the meaning of the equals sign. This packet includes addition problems only, and is suitable for the mid-way point of your
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Basic Operations
Grades:
1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
1.OA.D.7
$3.00
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Amanda Klopping
This is a cross-curricular unit based on the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. It was designed for first graders, but would also work for second grade. Included in the unit are: -2 Vocabulary Activities including an Interactive Notebook page
Subjects:
Graphing, Literature, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.SL.2, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.6
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By Amanda Klopping
This product includes 9 CVC word sorts to help early readers categorize word family words. These are very helpful in allowing students to distinguish between initial, medial, and final sounds in words, as well as to recognize patterns in words. It
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Amanda Klopping
This product includes: - 1 book report template in a teddy bear design. There is space on the teddy bear for students to write the book title. There are also questions that relate to the first grade Common Core Writing Standard for an opinion
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Amanda Klopping
This is a chart that covers several different First Grade Common Core NBT and OA Math standards for a given number. It was designed for use on a calendar wall. It could also be used for seatwork or a center. Dice are rolled to get the two digits
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching fourteen years. I have taught special education K-5, first grade, and fourth grade. I have also taught extra courses to gifted learners in the areas of creative writing, drama, and Spanish.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in hands-on learning and direct instruction. I believe in incorporating technology, science, and social studies into as much of the curriculum as possible.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was nominated by my colleagues for my district's Golden Apple teaching award.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. I hold a California Clear Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential with a CLAD certificate that qualifies me to teach English Language Learners. I have a dual Master's degree in Educational Administration and Curriculum/Instruction. I hold a California Administrative Certificate.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My hobbies include creative writing, photography, hiking, and amateur radio. I also have a blog on which I review both fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children.

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