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By Amanda Richardson
Guided reading is my favorite time of the day with my students, yet can feel like a GIANT to organize! This easy to assemble tool is perfect to help you organize your guided reading groups and student conferences and STAY that way! You will be able
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Teacher Manuals
$7.00
1,948
Digital Download ZIP (32.79 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This weather unit has engaging weather activities for kindergarten and first grade students. It is perfect for integrating science with reading and writing, too! It is filled with real life photos and hands on activities!Save BIG with First Grade
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Other (Science)
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$9.50
1,515
Digital Download PDF (127.28 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
Phonemic awareness activities can be fun and engaging! Use these 27 activities in small groups, whole group, or as interventions! This resource is filled with activities that support Response To Intervention for students in kindergarten, first
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Assessment
$16.00
992
Digital Download PDF (84.62 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This Rocks, Soil, and Water unit is filled with activities for your students--experiments, teaching posters, interactive notebook templates, graphic organizers, vocabulary, real images, soil and rock investigations, and much more! Easily integrate
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$9.00
662
Digital Download PDF (153.59 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
If you are looking for a research-based teaching method that is sure to meet your students where they are, then these guided reading lesson plans are for you! This BUNDLE has 4 leveled kits that are teacher friendly, research-based, easily
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), For Principals & Administrators, Guided Reading Books
$51.00
$45.00
489
Bundle
By Amanda Richardson
If you are looking for a research-based teaching method that is sure to meet your students where they are, then these guided reading lesson plans are for you! This BUNDLE has 6 leveled kits that are teacher-friendly, research-based, easily
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Guided Reading Books
$76.50
$65.00
299
Bundle
By Amanda Richardson
This unit is perfect for the K-2 learner to explore insect attributes, their life cycle, and insect facts! It is filled with real pictures, insect fact pages, interactive activities, anchor charts, two experiments, and lots of literacy components!!
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Spring
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$8.00
476
Digital Download PDF (203.89 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This Alliteration mini-unit was created with little learners in mind! It has teaching posters and many interactive activities. My students loved it and would re-use the cards over and over in a work station by choice!! Included in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$3.75
449
Digital Download PDF (18.05 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This unit focuses on length, area, and weight using non-standard measurement units. It was created with the K-1 learner in mind. These popular measurement activities are both whole-group activities, individual activities, and activities that can
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
CCSS:
K.MD.A.1, K.MD.A.2, 1.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2
$7.00
821
Digital Download PDF (43.75 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
Explore the ocean habitat and ocean animals with this engaging and easy to use unit! It is filled with engaging activities for your students--graphic organizers, an interactive reader, ocean fact charts, and much more--to learn all about the ocean
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Biology
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$8.50
437
Digital Download PDF (132.97 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This Birds unit is perfect for teaching your little ones about different birds and their characteristics! It is filled with activities for your students--graphic organizers, an interactive reader, fact pages, and much more--to learn all about birds!
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Spring
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$8.50
475
Digital Download PDF (136.82 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This Sun, Moon, and Stars unit has an experiment, hands-on activities, interactive activities, and more for teaching about objects in the sky as well as day and night. It easily integrates literacy and has shared reading, interactive read-aloud
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$14.75
$11.50
929
Bundle
By Amanda Richardson
This Presidents Day mini-unit is filled with activities about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Presidents' Day! Timelines, mini-books, graphic organizers, a Presidents' Day poem, game, and crafts are all included! You are able to teach about
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Presidents' Day
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$6.00
436
Digital Download PDF (112.47 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
With so many uncertainties during back to school, easily preparing for Meet the Teacher Night--in person or virtually-- is essential. With this editable Google Slide™ resource everything your students and parents need to know can be done in a snap!
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
For Parents, Google Apps, Handouts
$4.00
165
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Amanda Richardson
Are you unsure of where to begin when it comes to guided reading lessons? This guided reading assessment kit is the solution for your K-2 groups! With the beautifully illustrated texts and easy to follow instructions, you will be able to get an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Assessment, EBooks, Guided Reading Books
$22.00
117
Digital Download ZIP (277.08 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
This amazing, easy-to-use system was created to aid in kindergarten sight word data and tracking. Student data folder pages, a data wall display, kindergarten sight word flash cards, student certificates, and teacher data binder materials with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Assessment, Word Walls
$6.00
808
Digital Download ZIP (21.22 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
These back to school read aloud books and activities are PERFECT for your first week or two of school! These interactive activities will help you get to know your students and teach procedures. All you have to add are your favorite back to school
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$7.50
558
Digital Download PDF (53.91 MB)
By Amanda Richardson
Are you ready to dive into reading strategies with your readers? Are you not sure which books to use for each interactive read aloud lesson plan or how to use them when modeling reading strategies? This BUNDLE has 7 units with 5 or more lesson plans
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Google Apps, Minilessons
$35.00
$28.00
67
Bundle
By Amanda Richardson
This bundle is filled with engaging activities to teach your little learners! Begin with discussing the attributes of living and nonliving things and then transition into plants. It is filled with several whole-group activities and individual
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Spring
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$14.00
$11.00
497
Bundle
By Amanda Richardson
Get your 5 senses ready as you investigate properties of apples, the apple life cycle, apple tasting, how we use apples, and more! Easily integrate literacy with this unit that is packed with activities for your students--graphic organizers, an
Subjects:
Science, Writing, Autumn
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$8.50
190
Digital Download PDF (132.60 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Amanda was in the classroom for several years as she taught both kindergarten and first grade. With a heart for the inner city, she has experience teaching both mainstream and two-way dual language. All of her teaching experience is with ELL students. She is passionate about all things balanced literacy. Amanda provides professional development on balanced literacy, guided reading, and integrating science. She creates engaging teaching resources, and provides helpful teaching tips on her blog, Mrs. Richardson's Class.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Amanda's number one goal is to create a safe, welcoming, and engaging learning environment for her students. She enjoys creating activities that challenge her students and also help scaffold them as needed.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Texas A&M University- Interdisciplinary Studies Stephen F. Austin- Master Reading Teacher courses

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Amanda is a wife, mother, and always a teacher! She loves crafting, all things vintage, spending time with friends and family, and Jesus!

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