Amy Giles

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Amy Giles
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"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child." Dr. Seuss
 
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This is a chart that I made for my second grade classroom. Every week I select a non-fiction passage to read closely. The chart goes over what to focus on for each read. This file goes nicely with my other Common Core Close Reading files. *This
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3.9
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This is a Notebook lesson that I created on how to identify the problem and solution in a story. I included sentence frames for EL learners which was great for pair/shares.
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This is a worksheet that I created to go with my lesson on Multiple Meaning Words. It covers identifying the sentence that has the word used in the same way and a different way. There are 8 questions total.
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This is a graphic organizer that I created to use when teaching students how to write a fable.
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
CCSS:
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This is a 10 question quiz that I created on friendly letter writing for my second graders. It has 7 multiple choice questions on dates, greetings, and closings. It has 3 short answer where kids correct mistakes and write their own letter.
Grades:
2nd
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This is a Notebook lesson that I created on multiple meaning words. It covers how to find words with the same meaning and different meanings. CST format.
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This is a worksheet that I created for my second graders. It has 4 easy to read passages and main idea questions for each one. This goes really well with my Smartboard lesson on finding the main idea.
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5 ratings
3.8
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This is a test that I created for my second grade students. It has 15 questions. It covers subtraction with and without regrouping, horizontal subtraction, adding and subtracting money amounts, and checking subtraction with addition.
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2nd
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This is a Notebook file that I created to teach how to make an inference. It has some visuals and sentence frames to support that oral language component. Great for think/pair/shares.
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This is a Smartboard lesson that I created for my second graders on proper nouns. It is a great lesson to utilize shortly after teaching nouns. It has some great examples of CST style questions and even includes some of the tricker ones like
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This is a lesson that I created to teach kids how to break words into syllables when they see a double consonant.
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This is a lesson that I created for my second graders on how to write amounts using a dollar sign and decimal point.
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2nd
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This is a 4 page guide that I made for my second graders to use in order to direct their note-taking. It is generic and can be used for any animal they might choose. I added dashed lines to signify to kids what components go together in a
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This is a 10 question syllabication quiz that covers VC-CV, V-CV, and -Cle rules.
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This is a worksheet that I created to review homophones with my students. It requires them to plug the correct homophone into the sentence.
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
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This is a test that I created to go with the second grade Houghton Mifflin unit on Chinatown. It is a 16 questions skills test, not a test on the story itself. It covers, high frequency words, parts of speech, and commas in a series. Great for
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This is a test I created to go along with the second grade Houghton Mifflin unit on Big Bushy Mustache. It is a 20 question skills test, not a test on the story itself. It covers ou and ow sounds, suffixes, plurals, quotation marks, and
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This is a lesson for second graders to teach the commutative property of addition. Great because it doesn't show up anywhere in our Houghton Mifflin workbook however students need to know it for the CSTs.
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This is a test that I created that goes with some of the skills introduced in the second grade Houghton Mifflin unit on Jamaica Louise James. This is NOT a test on the story but rather the skills that I taught using the story. It is a 20 question
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I created this test to go with the second grade Houghton Mifflin unit A Trip to the Firehouse. This is not a test on the story but rather the skills taught with the story. It is a 16 question test that covers ai and ay sounds, syllables, compound
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've taught first grade for one year and second grade for going on six years now.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI), cooperative learning, higher order questions, sentence frames, visuals, and always justifying a response.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Art and Architecture from UCSB Multiple Subject Credential from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

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