Amber Dykstra

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By Amber Dykstra
It's the first day of school and I always seem to run out of activities to get my middle school students started. So I've created a Would You Rather Activity to get them to not only know each other and be engaged, but also learn the routines for
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
SL.8.1, SL.8.1d, SL.8.6
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Something parents will want to keep! Have Students create their own menu! Direct students to fill in their favorite foods in the blanks, price their own meals, and draw their favorites in the boxes. Will they run a fancy, expensive restaurant, or
Subjects:
Life Skills, Business, Cooking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Amber Dykstra
Want your students to learn to count in a unique language? This project is designed for students of different ages to learn to count to 10 in Swahili. Includes a printer friendly sheet with 4 different activities on one page for those who have a
Subjects:
World Language, Other (World Language), African Studies
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cultural Activities
$1.50
2 ratings
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By Amber Dykstra
This resource is a Word Sort for the short story "The Mixer," by P.G. Wodehouse Aligned to 6th Grade HRW textbook. Includes key words for standards, key vocabulary, and vocabulary extensions. Recommendations: Print out on colored card-stock,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
1 rating
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By Amber Dykstra
Word Sort for My Favorite Chaperone Short Story by Jean Davies Okimoto Aligned to 8th Grade HRW textbook. Includes key vocabulary, and vocabulary extensions. Recommendations: Print out on colored cardstock, laminate, and cut. Organize into bags
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Word Walls
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Amber Dykstra
Quiz-Quiz Trade Activity for The Monkey’s Paw Short Story by WW Jacobs Aligned to 8th Grade HRW textbook. 30 Questions with suggested answers Recommendation : Give each student a card. Tell them to hold card up in the air and find another student
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.6
$2.00
1 rating
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By Amber Dykstra
Tired of trying to find word sorts for older students? Look no further for this great cooperative learning activity that students enjoy. These cards cover all 8 parts of speech, plus the different types of each. Keep example attached to definition
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Cooperative Learning
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By Amber Dykstra
Word Sort for O Captain! My Captain! Poem by Walt Whitman Aligned to 8th Grade HRW textbook. Includes key vocabulary, and vocabulary extensions. Recommendations: Print out on colored cardstock, laminate, and cut. Organize into bags and pass out
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Word Walls, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Amber Dykstra
Use these worksheets to help your students learn to spell, write, and count to ten in Spanish. Worksheets provide a variety of difficulties for different levels of students. Quicksheet with 4 activities provided to help save paper. Total of 8 pages
Subjects:
World Language, Spanish
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Cultural Activities
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Amber Dykstra
Hausa is a Chadic language with about 39 million speakers. It is spoken mainly in northern Nigeria and Niger, and also in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Germany, Ghana, Sudan and Togo. This worksheet helps students learn
Subjects:
World Language, African Studies, Linguistics
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cultural Activities
$1.00
1 rating
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By Amber Dykstra
Tell your students to "Take Five" while you handle with unexpected visitors, behaviors, and emergencies. This is an 11x17 poster, but this paid version can be fully edited through Microsoft Publisher to suit your own needs.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Posters
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By Amber Dykstra
Word Sort for The Monkey's Paw Short Story by WW Jacobs Aligned to Middle School 8th Grade HRW textbook. Includes key vocabulary, and vocabulary extensions. Recommendations: Print out on colored cardstock, laminate, and cut. Organize into bags
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Cooperative Learning
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By Amber Dykstra
Word Sort: After Auschwitz Speech by Elie Wiesel Aligned to Middle School 8th Grade HRW textbook. Includes key vocabulary, and vocabulary extensions. Recommendations: Print out on colored cardstock, laminate, and cut. Organize into bags and pass
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.6, L.8.4
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By Amber Dykstra
Word Sort: The Tell Tale Heart Short Story by Edgar Allan Poe Aligned to Middle School 8th Grade HRW textbook. Includes key vocabulary, and vocabulary extensions. Recommendations: Print out on colored cardstock, laminate, and cut. Organize into
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.6, RL.8.10
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By Amber Dykstra
Word Sort: Bonne Annee Personal Essay by Jean-Pierre Benoit Aligned to Middle School 8th Grade HRW textbook. Includes vocabulary for standards, ELL, and extensions. How to use word sorts for secondary: FRIDAY BEFORE: Laminate and have student
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4
$3.00
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By Amber Dykstra
Help your young students learn their Alphabet by giving them a booklet in which they can color, decorate, and keep. Give them a sheet a night for homework, or use with your child as a project you can do together. Please Rate, Thank you
Subjects:
Spelling, Child Care, Handwriting
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets, Activities
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By Amber Dykstra
Printer Friendly
Subjects:
Vocabulary, French, Life Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
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By Amber Dykstra
Includes 18 French Masculine Words for Jobs including: AGRICULTEUR, ARTISAN, AVOCAT, BOULANGER, CAISSIER, CAMIONNEUR, COIFFEUR, DENTISTE, ENSEIGNANT, JUGE MUSICIEN, OUVRIER, POLICIER, POMPIER, PSYCHOLOGUE, SERVEUR, STYLISTE, VENDEUR,
Subjects:
Vocabulary, World Language, French
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Games
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By Amber Dykstra
An easy chart used for teaching numbers in Fijian. Includes 1-20, 30, 40, 50, 100, and 0. Second page is a blank fill-in for students.
Subjects:
World Language, Other (World Language), Foreign Languages
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
$1.00
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By Amber Dykstra
Tell your students to "Take 5" while you handle unexpected visitors, questions, and minor emergencies. Made for a middle school English class. Check out the editable version in the store.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Posters
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Current: 8th Grade Language Arts & Intensive Reading Previous: Teacher's Aide ESE Assistant 6th Grade Language Arts & Intensive Reading Inclusion Teacher Working with Children and Adults with Special Needs

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Growth mindset and a strong relationship with students.

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ESOL and Reading Endorsement

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Graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University

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